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Teenage Mom Murders Daughter

A teenager has been nabbed for allegedly strangling a three-year-old toddler to death using a neck chain two weeks ago in Epworth, Harare. To cover up the offence, Talent Kuvimba allegedly left a candle burning on the bed where the body of the toddler was lying. It was reported that the candle eventually burnt the house and the dead body ...

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Court Releases Andy Muridzo On Bail

Sungura artist, Andy Muridzo, real name Andrew Kudzai Ngwenya who reportedly fled from justice after proceeding against a red traffic light and hitting three cars in the process last month has been released on bail. The accident occurred at corner Sam Nujoma Street and Josiah Tongogara Avenue in Harare. It was reported that Ngwenya who had no valid driver’s licence ...

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Court Releases Zvimba Council Boss On Bail

The Chief Executive Officer for Zvimba Rural District Council, Peter Hlohla who is being accused of engaging into illegal land deals has been released on bail. Hlohla, 40, pleaded not guilty to charges on criminal abuse of office when he appeared before magistrate Josephine Sande who remanded the matter to April 3 after granting him $300 bail. He was ordered ...

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18 Month jail Term For Bona Mugabe’s Mansion Robbers

THREE armed robbers who pounced on an upmarket property under construction owned by former President Robert Mugabe’s daughter, Bona Chikore, and got away with construction material worth $4 800 after disarming the police officer guarding the premises in Harare’s Umwinsdale suburb last year have been jailed one year six months. The trio Robson Kandenga (45), Peter Mangwiro (40) and Brighton ...

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Belgravia Shooting, Trial Date Set

The trial date for two Chinese nationals and their alleged local accomplice who are facing allegations of shooting two people they mistook for armed robbers at Belgravia Shopping Centre last month has been set. Luo Tin Pen (27), Li Yize (27) and Gamuchirai Nigel Zuze (23) who are out on US$5 000 bail each appeared before Harare magistrate Tilda Mazhande ...

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CAPS United Goalkeeper In Trouble

CAPS United FC goalkeeper, Jorum Muchambo has been arraigned before a Harare magistrate on allegations of stealing property worth US$835 from his ex-girlfriend. Muchambo, 33, pleaded not guilty to theft charges when he appeared before magistrate Rumbidzai Dzumbira. State witness Talent Matsengarwodzi said: “When we broke up, he sent me a screenshot accusing me of dumping him after I was ...

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Businessman Summoned to Court

An Italian tycoon has been summoned to court on allegations of converting company property and money to his own use. Tony Renato Sarpo reportedly abused his office while he was still one of the directors of Matebeleland Engineering Private Limited trading as Yagden Engineering. The summons matter has been brought before Harare magistrate Nomsa Sabarauta who remanded the matter to ...

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Man Attempts Suicide After Attacking Wife

A 34-year-old Epworth man attempted to commit suicide after attacking his wife with a hammer following a domestic dispute last week. Prosper Mbango reportedly consumed rat poison intending to commit suicide after assaulting his wife with a hammer on the forehead. Mbango was arrested and appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa charged with attempted murder and malicious damage to property. ...

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Zimbabwean gang up for £1Million fraud in UK

A Zimbabwean(s) masterminded gang in Bilston, UK plotted to run a scam of nearly £1million using fraudulantly completed and submited maternity allowance applications, a UK jury heard. It made at least 165 fake applications for the benefit pay out in four years, Wolverhampton Crown Court was told. Around £450,000 was paid into the bank accounts controlled or used by 15 ...

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Grace Doctorate: UZ Vice Chancellor Nyagura arrested

Unconfirmed reports claim the Vice Chancellor of the University of Zimbabwe, Levi Martin Nyagura have been nabbed around lunch today, Friday 16th February 2018. Nyagura, of 17 Maidenhead Lane, Borrowdale is being charged under C/S 174(i)(a) Code for Criminal Abuse of Office authority. A police report completed by one Detective Machinya, ZRP Force Number 0539279 representing the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission ...

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