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Harare Tees boss Chiweshe: Muwande vows to challenge placement on remand

A Harare man who allegedly killed his estranged wife’s boyfriend after finding the two in their matrimonial home last year has said that he will challenge his placement on remand if the State does not provide a trial date the next time he appears in court. Through his lawyer, Muwande said: “We are putting the State on notice, if they ...

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Mapanga Murder Case: Wife Remanded In Prison

A United Kingdom based woman who reportedly shot Harare businessman, MacCloud Zvavaviri Mapanga two weeks ago after a domestic dispute has appeared at Harare magistrate court for routine remand. Prosecuting, Sebastian Mutizirwa applied that the matter be remanded to June 12 pending indictment from the High Court. Makaza who was denied bail at the High Court appeared before Harare magistrate ...

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Godfatha Templeman Kidnapping Case: New Details Emerge

The trial for local radio personality and disk jockey Simbarashe “Godfatha Templeman” Maphosa who is facing allegations of kidnapping a 16-year-old girl has kicked off at Harare magistrates’ court. Maphosa denied the charges revealing that the complainant had told him that her father sexually abuses her and he wanted to help. In his defence, Maphosa, 40, said he had been ...

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Chaos At ZANU PF Stronghold After Primaries

Since 1980 Mberengwa District has been one of the strongholds of the ruling party ZANU PF and it enshrines four parliamentary constituencies. For the past years ZANU PF has always been a stronghold in those constituencies. However, the recently held 2018 primary elections has left the electorate shell shocked and despondent due to their shambolic nature. Primary elections which were ...

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Econet Boss in $600k Fraud Storm

The trial for a CEO’s assistant at Econet Wireless Pvt Ltd and his wife who reportedly duped two Harare women of US$600 000 in a botched residential stand deal has kicked off at Harare magistrates’ court. Dereck Zhanje (50) who is also a pastor at Celebration Church in Borrowdale and Faith Zhanje (35) pleaded not guilty to fraud charges when ...

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Wife Shoots Harare Businessman

Harare businessman, MacCloud Zvavaviri Mapanga was allegedly shot dead by his wife after a domestic dispute on Monday. The State claims that Bridget Makaza, 34, found out that Mapanga, who owned Kurai Buses, had married a second wife and the couple had a long standing marital dispute. According to State papers allegations are that on May 14, at around 3am ...

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Woman Kills Baby To Save Marriage

A bid to save a marriage backfired after an Epworth woman was arrested for strangling her new born baby to death. The State alleges that Grace Mukwena, 23, was married to Proud Tole for the past four months when she was five months pregnant, having been impregnated by her former boyfriend Taurai Chagidza of Mutare. When she got married to ...

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NSSA vehicle now ferrying chicken feeds

The corruption wreaked National Social Security Authority seem to be failing to rid of corruption within its corridors. A few weeks ago, we exposed of the saga of Chris Mutsvangwa’s son being shot to the organisation’s board only hours before the infamous China trip purported by the government to have been to secure investment. Today, a NSSA company branded vehicle,  ...

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Undenge Trial Fails To Kick Off

The trial for former Energy and Power Development minister, Samuel Undenge’s failed to kick off today at Harare Magistrates’ Court after the State made an application for a postponement. Prosecuting, Jonathan Murombedzi told the court that State witness, Noah Mangwiro is not feeling well and applied that the matter be postponed. Undenge’s lawyer, Alic Muchadehama argued that the State is ...

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Italian Tycoon Arrested At Court

Italian tycoon, Tony Renato Sarpo has been arrested at Harare Magistrates’ Court on allegations of presenting a fake CR14 at High Court. The arrest came after Sarpo had appeared in court on allegations of converting company property and money to his own use. The trial failed to kick off after he sought for a postponement highlighting that his lawyer could ...

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