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Makamba removed from remand

BUSINESSMAN James Makamba who has revealed that he fled Zimbabwe in 2005 because he feared then President Robert Mugabe who suspected that he was conducting an adulterous affair with former first lady Grace has been removed from remand. Harare magistrate Hosea Mujaya has said that the State will proceed by way of summons. Makamba was facing charges of externalisation of ...

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Trial date set for Machaya

The trial date for former Midlands Provincial Affairs minister, Jaison Kokerai Machaya who is facing allegations of criminal abuse of duty as a public officer  after he fraudulently acquired 1 000 residential stands from Gokwe Town Council and later resold them has been set. The date has been set to July 19 at Harare magistrates’ court. The State alleges that ...

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MDC cleared for demonstration

Zimbabwe Republic Police has approved the proposed march by the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) scheduled for Tuesday 5th of June 2018. Tomorrow MDC supporters will march in Harare and will hand over a list of petitions for electoral reforms at MunhuMutapa Building. Some of the reforms that have been listed by MDC include auditing of Bio Metric Registration, demilitarisation ...

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Soldier steals $237 000 from CABS

A soldier has been nabbed for reportedly stealing $237 700 from CABS last year. Anorld Letlhale Pullen, 27, was not asked to plead when he appeared before Harare magistrate Victoria Mashamba charged with theft. The matter was remanded to tomorrow for bail application. The State, represented by Linda Gadzikwa alleges that during the period extending from May to September 14 ...

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Man dupes $16 000

A 50-year-old man has been nabbed for allegedly misrepresenting that he was in the business of supplying travel air tickets before duping more than $16 000 from an unsuspecting customer. Akil Musa Yusuf was not asked to plead when he appeared before Harare magistrate Victoria Mashamba charged with fraud. The matter was remanded to today for bail application. Allegations are ...

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Kasukuwere in court for ‘border jumping’

Former Minister of Local Government, Public works and National Housing, Saviour Kasukuwere has been arraigned before a Harare Magistrate facing charges of violating the Immigration Act by unlawfully exiting the country. Kasukuwere, 47, was granted $300 bail when he appeared before Harare magistrate Josephine Sande who remanded the matter to June 11. According to State papers, circumstances are that during ...

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Peace marches commences in Harare

Zimbabwe Divine Destiny has started its series of peace marches today in Harare. The peace marches are aimed at conveying a message of peace to all politicians. As they are conducting the marches, their demands are for the army to withdraw its statement that Route to State House is straight jacketed-Army cannot salute a civilian leader without war credentials and ...

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MDC-T, Mureyi chickens out of elections

Reason Dube-Masvingo MDC-T Masvingo -urban candidate for the national assembly, Takanayi Mureyi has chickened out from contesting as national assembly member candidate in the forthcoming harmonised elections scheduled  for July 30. Mureyi whose candidature was hotly disputed by supported former MP, Tongai Matutu and Benjamin Mazarire over allegation of being imposed while the other two had been disqualified over unclear ...

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Elections date set

His Excellency President Emmerson Mngangagwa has announced that this year’s harmonized elections will be on the 30th of July. The president made the announcement at a workshop held at the ZANU PF headquarters today. The Healing Process Workshop was for all the primary candidates who won and those who lost in the recently held ZANU PF primary elections. He encouraged ...

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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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