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Man Robbed at Gunpoint

A local man was reportedly robbed at gunpoint along the Highglen Road in Harare after having walked miles with no luck of finding transport. Misheck Chiumburuke(38) who stays in Kuwadzana,Harare says he boarded a Black Toyota Wish that had no registration plates along Highglen Road and did not suspect a thing. “They were three people including a woman and I ...

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60 died of Covid-19 in 24hrs

The Ministry of Health yesterday recorded Covid-19 mortality tally of 60 in 24hrs making Monday the darkest day of the era. The Ministry revealed that 36 of those who died where from Harare which marks it the ‘blackspot’ of the nation following the highest records of Covid cases recorded yesterday. Secretary Minister for Information Nick Mangwana has also confirmed, “Positive ...

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Mafume skips court amid COVID-19 fears

Embattled Harare Mayor Councillor Jacob Mafume has skipped his routine court appearance on Monday as he is is self isolations after three former cellmates from Remand prison succumbed to Covid-19, a court heard on Monday. Mafume was not in court for his routine remand. His lawyer Tendai Biti told magistrate Vongai Muchuchuti that Mafume had been advised by his doctor ...

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Covid-19 vaccine on the way: VP Chiwenga

Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care, Hourable Retired General Constantino Chiwenga has announced that Covid-19 vaccination will be introduced into the health system following the recent spike in confirmed cases in the country. In a press statement the Vice President mentioned how Zimbabwe is one of the victims of the pandemic and further commented on the measures ...

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Minister died of Covid-19

Minister of State for Manicaland Provincial Affairs and Devolution Ellen Gwaradzimba has died of Covid-19. Zanu PF Manicaland Provincial Chairperson Mike Madiro has confirmed her death. Gwaradzimba has been receiving her treatment few weeks ago when she tested positive to Covid. Secritary for Information Minister Nick Mangwana on his post on Twitter, urges the public to stay safe at home ...

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Jacob Mafume granted bail

The High Court has today granted Harare Mayor Jacob Mafume a ZWL$40 000 bail following his arrest in December for allegedly trying to bribe a state witness in his abuse of office case. The Judge who presided over the case released him on bail with the conditions that he,” pay a ZWL$40 000 deposit, report to police every Friday,reside at ...

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Rushwaya granted bail

Harare Magistrate Ngoni Nduna granted $100,000 bail to former Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZFM) boss Henrietta Rushwaya following her arrest last year for bribery and attempting to smuggle 6kg of gold to Dubai. Nduna ordered Rushwaya to deposit $100, 000 bail, barred her from travelling nearer than 20km to any border and ordered her to also report three times a week ...

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Chin’ono denied bail

Award-winning Hopewell Chin’ono was denied bail by Harare Magistrate Lazini Ncube arguing that he committed an offence while he was still on a bail for other pending matters before the courts. In his ruling, Ncube said there was an overwhelming evidence against Chin’ono as the child he alleged to have died from being beaten by a police officer’s baton stick ...

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‘Roadblock’ Cops granted bail

Three Harare-based Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) officers who were charged of criminal abuse of duty were remanded on $2 000 bail each by Harare Magistrate Judith Taruvinga. They were not asked to plead. Prisca Nyadongo and her accomplices Norest Nyasha Chikore and Osivinda Maphosa were hurled before Magistrate Taruvinga on allegations of mounting an illegal roadblock in the city centre ...

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Top Zanu Pf Official Arrested Over USD$2.5m Heist

Zanu PF‘s Harare South district youth leader, Gerald Rutizirira, (35), was this week arrested for his involvement in the infamous US$2.5 million cash-in-transit robbery that happened in Gwebi last week. Rutizirira, a land baron famed for his political activism in Harare South, is part of the eight-member gang which allegedly worked in cahoots with three ZB Bank cash-in-transit security personnel namely Nomatter Jonga, Matthew Simango and Fanuel ...

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