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Harare Mayor, Jacob Mafume Arrested

Harare Mayor, Jacob Mafume Arrested

HARARE mayor Jacob Mafume was on Wednesday arrested by police on charges which were not immediately clear to the media. His party, MDC Alliance announced the arrest in a statement: “In yet another case of persecution and weaponisation of the law against MDC Alliance members, Harare Mayor [Jacob Mafume] has been arrested by [ZRP]. The charges against him are unclear,” ...

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Moana's Burial Judgment Not Yet Ready

Moana’s Burial Judgment Not Yet Ready

Moana’s Burial Judgment Not Yet Ready THE family of Michelle “Moana” Amuli will have to wait a little longer to know how and when the socialite will be buried after High Court Judge Justice Pisirai Kwenda indicated that the court needs some more time to make an informed decision. Justice Kwenda said the judgement is note yet ready and the ...

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Fly Africa In Loan Repayment Default

Fly Africa Zimbabwe In Loan Repayment Default

Fly Africa Zimbabwe In Loan Repayment Default FLY AFRICA ZIMBABWE has been slapped with a USD2.9 Million lawsuit following a default on its loan repayment terms with its Mauritian lender, Blossom View Holdings Limited.Blossom extended a loan facility of up to US$4 million according to a loan term sheet signed between Blossom and Fly Africa on 8 November 2019.Fly Africa ...

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Top cop, senior prosecutor in court over corruption

Deputy director for the police CID commercial crimes unit Assistant Commissioner Obeylaw Moyo and chief public prosecutor Clement Chimbare appeared in court on allegations of abuse of office and bribery over their handling of the illegal sale of stands in Kuwadzana in a US$1 million scam.It was reported that the two and three other junior police officers were paid off ...

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Human trafficking kingpin jailed 10 years

Human trafficking kingpin, James Tungamirai Maroodza has been slapped by a 10 year jail term for recruiting and trafficking a Zimbabwean woman to Kuwait in 2016. The State represented by Netsai Mushayabasa proved that sometime in 2016, Rumbidzai Chikoore(26) saw an advertisement in a Local newspaper in which domestic workers were being sought in Kuwait.Contact details were provided on the ...

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“ED must go” police officer granted bail

A Harare Central Police officer who was dragged to court after allegedly posting a message which reads “ED must go” on a Whatsapp group for Mbare Police officers has been granted RTGS $3 000 bail.Milton Murairwa, 31, appeared before Harare magistrate Dennis Mangosi charged with undermining the authority of the president.The matter was remanded to 30 July 2020.The State represented ...

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Woman seeks protection order review

A Harare woman has petitioned the High Court seeking an order setting aside a reciprocal protection order which was granted to her and her ex-boyfriend by a Civil Court magistrate, Nyasha Marufu last month. According to court papers filed under case number HC3161/20, Tanya Robyn Haden-Tebb said magistrate Marufu failed to give a proper analysis of the evidence which was ...

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Health Ministry approaches the Army to deploy nurses and doctors as strike intensifies

The Ministry of Health and Child Care has written to the Zimbabwe National Army requesting for assistance with health caregivers amid protests by health workers in public institutions. Below is the letter which was written to the Secretary for Defence and War Veteran Affairs, Ambassador Maromwe. REQUEST FOR MEDICAL SUPPORT FROM THE DEFENCE FORCES Reference is made to our discussion ...

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Zimbabwe’s Coronavirus cases rises to 489

Zimbabwe’s coronavirus cases have risen to 489 after 3 people tested positive for the virus on the 21st of June 2020. The development was announced by the Ministry of Health and Child Care in a statement which indicated that all the new cases were returnees from South Africa save for one local one who is a contact for a known ...

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Gold Leaf Tobacco boss wins property dispute

Local business tycoon, Simon George Rudland, co-owner of Gold Leaf Tobacco Corporation, has been cleared by the High Court from any wrongdoing on allegations of transferring his business counterparty’s four properties into his firms’ names following a botched US$1 million loan agreement.Rudland who is also co-founder of Pioneer Transport had been taken to court by a local businessman, Future Chirango ...

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