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Deputy minister sued over botched cement deal

Deputy minister of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Davison Marapira has been taken to the High Court by a local company, Lyonais Investments (Pvt) Ltd which is seeking an order to compel the legislator to deliver 600 bags of PC 15 cement. According to court papers, the firm said it had an agreement of sale with Marapira sometime last year ...

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US Embassy blamed over Dr Magombeyi’s abduction

Zimbabweans have taken to social media to express their views and the theories about the abduction of the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association President Dr Peter Magombeyi. Zimbabweans blamed the United States of America Embassy in Zimbabwe for staging a abduction of Dr Magombeyi. US Embassy said it was grateful for the release of Dr Magombeyi and urged the government to ...

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Mutodi claims Dr Magombeyi’s abduction a hoax

Deputy Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Hon Mutodi said the abduction of Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) Dr Peter Magombeyi was a self staged abduction meant to tarnish the ruling government. Mutodi urged doctors to distance themselves from politics and suggested they concentrate on saving lives. In a tweet Mutodi said the opposition was staging abductions so as ...

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Tajamuka has given 3 day ultimatum to the government

Tajamuka leader Promise Mkhwananzi has given three day ultimatum for the alleged abducted doctor dead or alive and will take action on Monday if the doctor is not back to his place of residents. “The government must know that if they don’t produce the doctor on Monday citizens are going to undertake action which are permissible in a democratic society ...

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Chombo ‘fears for his well being ‘

Harare magistrate Francis Mapfumo yesterday dismissed the former cabinet minister Ignatius Chombo’s variation of bail conditions application citing that he was a flight risk. Chombo who was represented by Lovemore Madhuku in his application requested the court to enable him to temporarily get his passport since he wanted to urgently visit South Africa for health reasons. However the court dismissed ...

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High Court prohibits police to interfere on doctors’ march

High Court of Zimbabwe has ordered Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) not to interfere with the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) march over the missing of Dr. Peter Magombeyi. The march is in solidarity with Dr P Magombeyi who was allegedly abducted on Saturday night by 3 unidentified men. ZLHRL has filed an urgent application to High Court on behalf of ...

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Missing Dr Magombeyi: Zimbabweans relate to Itai Dzamara

Following abduction of Dr Peter Magombeyi, Zimbabweans are recalling to the incident that happened to a political analyst Itai Dzamara who was alleged abducted and tortured by state security officials.  Dzamara disappeared on 09 March 2019 after he demanded the late former President Robert Mugabe to resign. A significant number of people on social media are in panic mode over ...

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July Moyo fights US$414k ZETDC lawsuit

A High Court judge, justice Dube will on Thursday this week hear a matter in which Local Government minister, July Moyo is denying owing the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Transimission and Distibution Company  (ZETDC), US$414 775,79. Moyo denies the allegations saying he was miscited in the summons issued against him by ZETDC and said the figure which the power company  is ...

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US Embassy speaks on abductions

United States of America Embassy in Zimbabwe has called upon the government to investigate on the abductions that are taking place in Zimbabwe. US Embassy urged the government to bring perpetrators to account. “Since January more than 50 civic society, labor and opposition leaders have been abducted in Zimbabwe. No arrests have been made. We urge the government to take ...

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Former ZBC boss arrested

Former Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation ,Chief Executive Officer Patrick Mavhura was arrested yesterday following allegations of abuse of office. Mavhura is accused of diverting payments from advertising agencies for ZBC amounting to US$340.000 to purchase his personal property in Borrowdale. Mavhura was arrested by the Anti -Corruption Unit and is held at Matapi Police Station helping with further investigations.He was dismissed ...

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