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NetOne takes Afrosoft to court

Government-owned network provider, NetOne Cellular (Pvt) Ltd, has approached the High court seeking to compel its business partner, Afrosoft Corporation (Pvt) Ltd to pay over $11 million after the latter allegedly offered SMS services to its customers without NetOne Cellular’s consent. Summons filed against Afrosoft on June 29, 2018 and the latter is yet to defend the litigation. According to ...

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Chamisa drops charges against Khupe

MDC Alliance leader, advocate Nelson Chamisa, has withdrawn an application from the High Court roll in which he was seeking an order to interdict Dr Thokozani Khupe and her colleagues from using the MDC-T’s name, symbol, logo and trademarks. Chamisa and Khupe, both former deputies of the party’s founding president, Morgan Tsvangirai, have been involved in a nasty leadership wrangle ...

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Nigeria fuel tanker brings ‘holocaust’ on highway

LAGOS, A petrol tanker has caught fire in Nigeria’s biggest city, Lagos, killing at least nine people, officials say. More than 50 vehicles, including five buses, were set ablaze after the truck lost control and spilled its contents on a busy motorway during rush hour. BRAKES The tanker is said to have crashed after its brakes failed. Fuel explosions are ...

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Zimbabwe Launches the first Intellectual Property Policy

Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Honourable Ziyambi Ziyambi has launched the first Zimbabwe Intellectual Property Policy and Implementation Strategy (ZNIPPIS) for 2018-2022. The event was held at the Rainbow Towers Hotel in Harare today. The launch was running under the theme “A Knowledge based economy for the purpose of achieving a dynamic economy and vigorous society through the ...

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Veritas loses bid to conduct voter education

Legislative watchdog, Veritas Zimbabwe, has lost its bid to conduct voter education this year after its application seeking to be allowed to conduct the exercise has been dismissed by the High Court. Veritas Zimbabwehad also applied seeking another order declaring part of the Electoral Act as unconstitutional. The application was dismissed on the basis that its application was “fatally and incurably defective”. High ...

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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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