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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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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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