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Businessman Accused Of Raping Daughter Acquitted

A businessman who made headlines last year after he was accused of raping his daughter on several occasions since 2017, was today acquitted of the rape charges by a Harare regional magistrate. Itai Wafawarova was facing rape charges as defined in Section 65 of the Criminal law (Codification and Reform) Act. He was accused of raping his then 14-year-old daughter. ...

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Lawyer under drug investigation

POLICE have launched an investigations into lawyer, Runyararo Jambo, who is believed to be dealing in dangerous drugs at his law firm’s premises in Borrowdale, Harare.Sources close to the investigations revealed that the police last week obtained a warrant of search and seizure from at the Harare Magistrates Court, which gives them legal access to search Lawyer Jambo’s offices.The Warrant ...

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Drop High Court Suit And I’ll Drop Criminal Charges Against You: Harare Woman Tells Estranged Boyfriend

A Harare woman has told his estranged boyfriend to drop the US$500 000 lawsuit against her so that she also drops criminal charges she had filed against him at the magistrate’s courts. Denton Leslie Boschie, 49, is facing several criminal charges that include several assaults counts. He was also accused of recording their intimate moments but the allegation was dismissed ...

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Ex-ZPC Board Chairman Stanley Kazhanje Acquitted

A Harare magistrate has acquitted former ZPC board chairman, Stanley Kazhanje who was facing allegations of bribery. Kazhanje was jointly appearing in court with businessman Wicknell Chivayo and his company, Intratrek Zimbabwe. Magistrate Ngoni Nduna discharged Kazhanje after noting that he cannot be tried on allegations he had been previously convicted of. He said the prosecution can bring as many ...

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Local Company Seeks To Recover US$50k

A local firm, Globe Trot (Private) Limited has petitioned the High Court seeking to recover US$50 000 that was advanced to Probadek Investments as capital following a failed potential joint venture mining business. Through its lawyers, Masiya-Sheshe & Associates, Globe Trot (Private) Limited filed summons at the High court under case number 253/21 and cited Probadek together with its directors ...

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Chirisa To Star In New Hollywood Series

A Zimbabwean, United Sates-based actor Arnold Tongai Chirisa takes up domination in the Hollywood film industry, having been roped into the forthcoming limited series Women of the Movement scheduled to premiere on American Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) during the 2021 television season. Women of the Movement is an American six-episode historical drama limited television series inspired by the book Emmett Till: ...

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Court Issues Warrant Of Arrest Against Land Developer Georgios Katsimberis

A Harare magistrate has issued a warrant of arrest against land developer Georgios Katsimberis who is facing allegations of fraud after duping Pokugara Properties (Pvt) Limited of close to US$1 million. Magistrate Loice Mukunyadze issued the warrant of arrest after Katsimberis failed to appear in court for trial. Katsimberis, 54, is accused of defrauding Pokugara Properties of US$883 728 after ...

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DNA results confirm Makore’s remaining bodyparts

The Zimbabwe Republic Police has released a statement confirming its contact with the late Tapiwa Makore’s family over the positive DNA results that came out confirming his matching remaining body parts. In a Press statement, the police said the DNA results for the jaw, tooth and limp found were a complete match to the seven year old’s ,”torso’‘. According to ...

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Mwonzora Law Firm to be evicted over rent issues

MDC-T President Douglas Mwonzora’s law firm is facing eviction due to its failure to pay their rentals at MDC stalwart Theresa Makone’s premises in Westgate. Mwonzora and Associates were renting a house at Number 1307 Fern Crescent Westgate, Harare and they are owing Makore a debt of USD $1 500. Makone went to court to try and evict Mwonzora after ...

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Chiredzi Statutory Instrument amended

Government has ammended the Chilonga statutory instrument 50 of 2021 following the alleged errors on the satement and public uproar. According to the new communal land notice, the passing of the announcement was done by minister of local government and public works and the purpose of the statutory instrument is to,”pave way for an irrigation scheme”. However, following the public ...

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