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Oman businessman “fraudulently” claims Zimbabwe military owned properties

“Fugitive” Oman based businessman, Thamer Said Ahmed Al Shanfari has been accused of fraudulently attempting to claim properties that belongs to the Zimbabwean military, a move that has since been challenged in the High Court by the Minister of Defence, Security and War Veterans, Opah Muchinguri-Kashiri. Minister Muchinguri-Kashiri made the remarks in her founding affidavit in response to Shanfari’s application ...

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State seeks to forfeit former Zimra employees’ property

The Prosecutor General, Kumbirai Hodzi has petitioned the High Court seeking an order to forfeit to the state property valued at US$762 000 from a Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) former employed couple. The couple, Tapfumanei Zunguza and Catherine Laji failed to explain the source of their wealth after they were ordered to do so by justice Tawanda Chitapi in April ...

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Grace Mugabe’s sister Shuvai Gumbochuma ordered to pay $136k electricity debt

Former First Lady, Grace Mugabe’s sister, Junior Shuvai Gumbochuma has been ordered to pay $136 638.04 to the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and distribution Company (Pvt) Ltd (ZETDC) being charges for electricity supplied to her by the power company. In his ruling, High Court judge, justice David Mangota said Gumbochuma must pay the outstanding balance in terms of a Deed of ...

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Man petitions the High Court over injured prison inmate

A Harare man has petitioned the High court seeking an order to compel the Commissioner General of Prisons and Correctional Services, Retired Major General Paradzai Zimhondi  to allow his convicted brother who is serving a six-year jail term to get medical attention from a private hospital after he sustained serious injuries following an assault by prison officers two months ago.The ...

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Harare Tees Boss Chiweshe Murder: Accused seeks divorce

A Harare man, Allan Tapfumanei Muwande who reportedly murdered celebrity entrepreneur, Tinashe Chiweshe two years ago after finding him in the company of his wife, Vimbisai Faith Mawande (nee Katsaura) in their matrimonial home, has petitioned the High Court seeking to nullify the couple’s six-year-old union.  The matter will be heard on Thursday this week.According to the summons, Allan said ...

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Evangelical Lutheran Church sues former pastor over training expenses

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Zimbabwe has petitioned the High court seeking an order to compel one of its former pastors to pay back US$15 040 which the religious institution incurred whilst training her to be a pastor. According to court papers, the religious institution accuses Reverend Linah Simimba Ndlovu of abandoning her station of employment after three years instead ...

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Roman Catholic nun killer acquitted

A Mutoko man who murdered a 49-year-old Catholic nun and Hartmann House school teacher while praying at the Holy Cross in Mutoko before dumping her body in a nearby dam has been freed after the High court ruled that the accused was mentally unstable when he committed the crime two years ago. Enock Potani(22) of Chouriri Village under Chief Mutoko ...

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Deputy minister sued over botched cement deal

Deputy minister of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Davison Marapira has been taken to the High Court by a local company, Lyonais Investments (Pvt) Ltd which is seeking an order to compel the legislator to deliver 600 bags of PC 15 cement. According to court papers, the firm said it had an agreement of sale with Marapira sometime last year ...

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July Moyo fights US$414k ZETDC lawsuit

A High Court judge, justice Dube will on Thursday this week hear a matter in which Local Government minister, July Moyo is denying owing the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Transimission and Distibution Company  (ZETDC), US$414 775,79. Moyo denies the allegations saying he was miscited in the summons issued against him by ZETDC and said the figure which the power company  is ...

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VP Mohadi fights ex-wife’s maintenance claim

Vice President (VP) Kembo Mohadi, has accused former wife, Tambudzani Bhudagi Muleya of playing games with the court and attempting to embarrass and harass him. Mohadi, was sued for post-divorce maintenance in the sum of US$13 394 by his former wife Muleya and the matter is set to be heard on Tuesday this week by High Court judge Justice Ester ...

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