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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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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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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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