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OK Zimbabwe Ltd in stale sausage lawsuit

A Harare man has approached the High Court claiming more than US$ 300 000 from OK Zimbabwe Ltd for purchasing and consuming a stale sausage at one of its food outlets. According to summons filed at the High Court on June 26 2018, Bombo Darnley Lovemore Mushaka said on 2 May 2018 he suffered severe food poisoning after purchasing and ...

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Harare woman impersonates BancABC in a loans ‘con’

A Harare woman, Sharon Chatambudza has left a dozen Zimbabwean women from an organisation Women In Life Transformation Zimbabwe reeling in debts and with shattered hopes of attending a Women empowerment conference in China early this month. Sharon approached the would be victims at their Harare office while they were looking for financial help to meet their travelling and boarding ...

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Another blow for Chitungwiza residents

The High Court recently issued a court order authorising the eviction of  several Chitungwiza residents, who had constructed homes, shops and bought stands at stand number 21325 Unit ‘A’ in Seke after declaring constructions at the site, illegal. According to the court papers the United We Stand Multi-purpose Co-operative, led by Friedrick Mabhamba, illegally took over the piece of land ...

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Two siblings kill father over witchcraft allegations

Two siblings from Ngoriwo Village in Mashonaland East Province reportedly attacked their biological father with an exe handle leading to his death after accusing him of practicing witchcraft. The incident which shocked villagers, under Chief Madziwa, is alleged to have occurred on May 2, 2017 at the deceased, Dais Nyapfere’s homestead. The suspects, Bashneck and Simbarashe Nyapfere pleaded not guilty ...

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Former banker fails to settle debt

A High Court judge has declared former ReNaissance Financial Holdings group chief executive officer, Patterson Fungayi Timba insolvent after failing to raise $1 815 117 and settle a debt with First Mutual Holdings (Ltd). Justice David Mangota made the sequestration on the banker’s estate on June 8, 2018 following an application by First Mutual Holdings sometime in February this year. “The ...

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‘They have not yet processed the terminal benefits and pension’- Chidyausiku’s widow

The late former Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku’s wife, Farai, has approached the High Court seeking an order to compel the Judicial Service Commission (Jsc) to facilitate payment of her husband’s terminal benefits and pension contributions by the government. Through her lawyers, Rubaya and Chatambudza, Farai said the latter’s employer, have refused to pay the terminal benefits and pension contributions, 12 ...

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1202 Herbal Solutions takes demonstrating employees to court

1202 Herbal Solutions (Pvt) Ltd has taken its employees to court accusing them of engaging into violent protests and disrupting business operations at its premises. In an urgent chamber application filed on 21 June 2018 at the High Court, 1202 Herbal Solutions accuse its employees of destroying and stealing property during the demonstrations. The respondents in the matter are MacNorman ...

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Mukupe dragged to court over school fees arrears

Finance deputy minister Terence Mukupe has been taken to court over US$30 000 school fees arrears. Harare International School filed summons at the High Court on 18 June 2018 and Mukupe has not yet responded to the lawsuit. According to the court papers, the school claims Mukupe has defaulted paying school fees for his two children since last year in ...

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City of Harare dragged to court over unpaid salaries

  The City of Harare has been taken to court by its workers who are claiming residential stands which they have been promised as an alternative to paying arrear salaries in 2017. Harare Municipal Workers Union, Water and Allied Workers Union, Zimbabwe Urban Councils Union and Zimbabwe Allied Municipalities Workers Union filed an application at the High Court on 19 ...

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Charumbira challenges High Court order

The president of the National Council of Chiefs  (NCC), Fortune Charumbira who was censured for rallying other chiefs to support the ruling Zanu Pf party in this year’s general elections has challenged a High Court order which was granted against him. Charumbira was given a seven day ultimatum with in which to issue an apology which according to the service ...

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