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Bulawayo woman faces fraud charges

A 61 year old Bulawayo woman appeared in Harare Magistrate Court today for conning Public Service Commission money amounting to US$11 942,83. It is alleged that Nokhuthula Sogutsa,  the accused, was employed by the Ministry of Youth, Gender and Employment Creation from January 1981 to May 2003 . Upon her retirement from service the accused  submitted her pension forms to ...

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Money Changer tricked by client

Young college guy who resorted to money changing was recently duped in Harare by his client. Faced with the harsh economic environment the young man opted to raise his fees by going in the central business district streets along 2nd Street and Speke, Harare in front of MUKURU bank entrance waiting for those who have received money from foreign countries ...

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Former Health Minister dragged to court

Story by: Sharon Dewhe & Patience Maforo Former Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr David Parirenyatwa was dragged to Rotten Row court today for acting contrary and inconsistent in his duties as a public officer by directing the Natpharm board chairman, Dr George Washaya to end Flora Nancy Sifeku’s contract with Natpharm as the Managing Director thereby showing disfavor ...

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Southlea Park land battle resurfaces

The battle of ownership for Southlea Park land has resurfaced after Southlea Park Home Owners Association and businessman Philip Chiyangwa went back to the High Court today seeking an order to settle the matter. The association filed an application two years ago, seeking an order setting aside the transfer of the remainder of Odar Farm from government to Chiyangwa’s company ...

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Bailed Fraudsters strike Again

Bailed fraudsters who are still on the dock for a brazen attempt to defraud a local Chinese national of land and other assets have shown no regards of the law, defiantly interfering with the complainant’s business and the land in question. Earlier in May, Frera Washington(38), Tom-Baris Vincent(57) and Ngoshi Norman(42) were arraigned before Magistrate Ms Tilda Mazhande on allegation ...

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Undenge challenges application dismissal

FORMER cabinet minister Samuel Undenge,has accused the State of having a hand in his prosecution. Undenge made the remarks in the court application filed at the High Court this week challenging Harare regional magistrate Hosea Mujaya’s dismissal of the ex-minister’s application for discharge at the close of the State’s case. “These inconsistencies (during the trial) show that the State witnesses ...

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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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