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Lupepe faces imprisonment

Prominent Bulawayo business tycoon, Delma Lupepe, who was given an ultimatum to settle a $280 000 Ecobank debt by March 21, 2018, will appear in court this week after summons for civil imprisonment have been filed against him. According to court papers, the hearing on the matter has been set to Wednesday 20 June 2018. Ecobank issued the summons for ...

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ZBC taken to court over late employee property

State broadcaster, the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corperation has been taken to court over an estate which it allegedly sold to one of its late employees in 1997 and intends to evict occupants. The applicant is Kudzai Lizzy Nduku as the executrix dative of the estate of the late Obert Nduku. “This is an application for an order declaring the proceedings between ...

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Chiyangwa demands $1 million for defamation

Zanu PF Central Committee member, Phillip Chiyangwa, is claiming $1 000 000 from the party’s women’s league provincial chairperson, Ratidzo Mukarati over her alleged defamatory statements which he claims were uttered at the recently held women’s national meeting. Chiyangwa who is also Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president, filed summons against Mukarati on Wednesday this week through his lawyers, Mutamangira and ...

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MDC-T dragged to court over $10k debt

A Toyota Hilux vehicle, was put on sale by a local businessman in a bid to recover his $10 000 owed by the Nelson Chamisa led MDC-T political party. The owner of the car, Ishline Investments (Pvt) Ltd has taken MDC-T to the High Court. The summons was issued through Merssrs Manyurureni and Companywho are the plaintiff’s lawyers on May ...

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Kasukuwere Acquitted

Former Local Government minister, Saviour Kasukuwere who was facing allegation of contravening the Immigration Act has been acquitted. In her ruling Harare magistrate Josephine Sande said the State should have proved that the accused person had exited Zimbabwe at any point other than the point of exit. “It is common cause that there was an attack at the accused person’s ...

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Mapanga murder case: wife languishes at Remand Prison

A United Kingdom based woman who reportedly shot Harare businessman, MacCloud Zvavaviri Mapanga last month after a domestic dispute has appeared at Harare magistrate court for routine remand. Prosecuting, Linda Gadzikwa applied that the matter be remanded to June 26 pending indictment from the High Court. Makaza who was denied bail at the High Court appeared before Harare magistrate Victoria ...

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Inspection in loco at Kasukuwere mansion

An inspection in loco has been held at former Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing, Saviour Kasukuwere’s house as he was explaining how he was attacked on November 15 last year. This followed the dismissal of an application made by his lawyer Jonathan Samukange of Venturas and Samukange Legal Practitioners for a discharge at the end of ...

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Tolrose Investments looses battle to consultant

The High Court has ordered Tolrose Investments Pvt Ltd and Swimming Pool & Underwater Repair Company to pay US$340 000 which they owed to a mining service provider since 2015. Justice Mushore ordered that the two companies pay US$340 000 being the amount due to the plaintiff Lovemore Mangezi in terms of the Service Level Agreement of July 27 2015 ...

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‘I feared for my life’- Kasukuwere

Former Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing, Saviour Kasukuwere has revealed that he skipped the boarder in November last year because he feared for his life. Kasukuwere pleaded not guilty when he appeared before Harare magistrate Josephine Sande charged with contravening the Immigration Act. In his defence, Kasukuwere said on November 15 last year he was attacked ...

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Lumumba Acquitted

The State has dropped presidential insult allegations against controversial political activist, William Gerald Mutumanje who is popularly  known as Acie Lumumba. Mutumanje had been facing charges of insulting former President Robert Mugabe. Yesterday prosecutor Venencia Mutake told court that the state could not establish any evidence against him. Lumumba was acquitted on the same charges late last year only to ...

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