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Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono Denied Bail

Harare Magistrate Lazini Ncube on Thursday denied freelance journalist, Hopewell Chin’ono, bail after ruling that the State’s fears that he will commit other offences while on bail are well-founded. Chin’ono was arrested and charged with peddling falsehoods after tweeting that a police officer had beaten up a little baby who instantly died. Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) who are representing Chin’ono posted ...

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Heavy Rain Expected-MSD

Expect More Tropical Cyclones, Storms, Floods- MSD

The Meteorological Service Department (MSD) has warned that tropical cyclones and serious floods remain a real danger in the second half of the 2020/21 rainy season. In a statement on Wednesday, MSD also said rain-related disasters remain a possibility during the second half of the rainy season as heavier falls are still expected. It said: Heavy storms, flash floods, flooding ...

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Harare Mayor Jacob Mafume Denied Bail

Harare Mayor Jacob Mafume Denied Bail

HARARE magistrate Ngoni Nduna has denied bail to Harare mayor Jacob Mafume who is facing charges of obstruction of course of justice or alternatively contempt of court. Mafume allegedly interfered with a key witness, Edgar Dzehonye, in another matter where he is facing criminal abuse of office. In his ruling magistrate Nduna said no condition was going to deter the ...

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Mtetwa Can Represent Chin'ono, Nduna Ordered To Recuse Himself

Mtetwa Can Represent Chin’ono, Magistrate Ordered To Recuse Himself

Mtetwa Can Represent Chin’ono, Nduna Ordered To Recuse Himself High Court judge Justice Happias Zhou has set aside a ruling by a Harare magistrate that disbarred human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa from representing her client Hopewell Chin’ono. Justice Zhou Nduna also ordered the magistrate, Ngoni Nduna to recuse himself from Chin’ono’s case which is currently pending before the magistrate’s court, ...

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High Court Grants Notorious Armed Robbers Bail

High Court Grants Notorious Armed Robbers Bail

High Court grants Notorious Armed Robbers Bail High Court judge, Justice Benjamin Chikowero yesterday granted notorious armed robber, Musa Taj Abdul (47), Z$5 000 bail. His bail conditions are to reside at his given address, report every Friday at Sunningdale 2 police station and not to interfere with any witnesses until the matter is finalised. Two of his accomplices, Godfrey ...

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Woman Steals Government Agriculture Inputs

Woman Steals Government Agriculture Inputs

Woman Steals Government Agriculture Inputs A Mbare woman appeared at the Harare magistrates’ court after she was arrested while transporting a consignment of agricultural inputs from Matabeleland, which she intended to sell across the country. Sekayi Masanjelo Roki Ntuli was said to have already sold 100 bags of fertilisers to a Nyanga farmer. She appeared before Harare magistrate Mrs Judith ...

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USD Counting Traffic Cops Identified

USD Counting Traffic Cops Identified

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has said that it has identified the police officer who recently went viral on social media holding wads of USD cash in a video. In a statement on Tuesday afternoon, national police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said investigations into the undated video recording are in full swing. He said: The ZRP does not condone acts ...

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Drax International's Delish Nguwaya Removed From Remand

Drax International’s Delish Nguwaya Removed From Remand

Drax International’s Delish Nguwaya who is facing fraud charges has been removed from remand. Through his lawyer, Admire Rubaya, Nguwaya made an application for removal from remand arguing that he has been demanding a trial so that he could clear his name and prove that he is just a businessman with no connections to the First Family. Delish Nguwaya added ...

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Harare Mayor Jacob Mafume Denied Bail

Harare Mayor Jacob Mafume Denied Bail

Harare mayor, Jacob Mafume, who is facing allegations of criminal abuse of office over the illegal allocation of two stands to his sister and a secretary at his law firm, has been denied bail. Jacob Mafume was advised to approach the High Court for bail application. Magistrate Bianca Makwande said if Mafume is released on bail, he was likely to ...

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Pics: Marry Mubaiwa Rushed To Court In An Ambulance To Cancel Warrant Of Arrest

Pics: Marry Mubaiwa Rushed To Court In An Ambulance To Cancel Warrant Of Arrest

Vice President, Constantino Chiwenga’s ex-wife, Marry Mubaiwa was rushed to court in an ambulance on Monday afternoon after magistrate Ngoni Nduna had issued two warrants of arrest against her earlier. Her lawyer, Beatrice Mtetwa had told the court that Marry Mubaiwa was at home, not feeling well and she could not walk.She pleaded with the court to stand down the ...

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