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Chikwinya booted off Borrowdale farm

Youths working with Mama Mafuyana Housing Co-operative members have reportedly booted former Women’s Affairs Minister Nyasha Chikwinya off her Borrowdale farm. The youths want the offer letter issued to Chikwinya by the government nullified. The former legislator filed an urgent chamber application at the High Court seeking to evict the invaders and cited Boniface Mutize, McDonald Gonzo and Paison Sadondo ...

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E.D appoints Acting Tourism Minister

President Mnangagwa has appointed Industry and Commerce Minister Nqobizitha Mangaliso Ndlovu as Acting Minister of Environment,Tourism and Hospitality Industry since Minister Mupfumira was denied bail last Saturday.She was remanded to 21 days in custody ,as the court decided that she could use her ministerial position to interfere with investigations. The state invoked section32 of the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act ...

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ZBC and Zimpapers caught pants down

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) and Zimbabwe Papers have been convicted of impartiality in a landmark case brought to the court by Human Rights Civic Organisation being represented by Zimbabwean lawyer Douglas Coltart. In a verdict passed down on the 19th of June 2019 by Justice Mufurisi in Masvingo High Court the national broadcasters have been ordered to stop being subjective.The ...

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Tourism minister Mupfumira arrested for corruption

Minister of Tourism Prisca Mupfumira under the Mnangagwa Administration has been arrested this morning on allegations of corruption over the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) scandal. The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) has confirmed that the sitting cabinet member is in their custody, assisting with the investigation though they could not divulge further detail. Mopfumira returned from United Kingdom recently where ...

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TIZ urges the media to fight against corruption

Transparency International Zimbabwe (TIZ) has called upon the media as the fourth state to fight against corruption in Zimbabwe through investigative journalism. TIZ Programme Director Farai Mutongoro has implored the media to become the watch dog of the society in exposing corruption within the state. Mutongoro said the media was the one that could pressurize the community in fighting against ...

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‘He disturbed my studies’, Woman tells court

A Harare woman has dragged her estranged husband to Harare Civil Court for spousal and child mantainance claiming he disturbed her studies. Brenda Mavhunga claimed $350 for the upkeep of her child and herself. Mavhunga claimed that Artwell Chandiwana had promised to take care of her and child as he had interrupted her studies as a student. “I am claiming ...

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Man disputes upward variation

A Harare man has opposed the upward variation saying he has never received a salary increment since 2014. Edmore Shamhu was dragged to Harare Civil court by his wife Silvia Mushanguri who claimed the maintenance money for 4 children to be varied from $90 to $320. “I oppose the application because ever since 2014 my salary has not changed, My ...

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Sikhala freed on $5 000 bail

Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights(ZLHR) has announced that the Member of Parliament Job Wiwa Sikhala has been granted bail after his statement that MDC-A will dethrone Mnangagwa regime before 2023. Posting on their twitter handle, ZLHR said they will be representing Wiwa at court “Job Wiwa granted 5 000 ZWL$ by Masvingo HC judge ,plus usual conditions.Condition of not addressing ...

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Charity Dlodlo blames the devil on Magaya accusations

Former Studio 263 actress Charity Dlodlo has gone public and apologized to Prophet Walter Magaya after she blasted him on social media claiming the man of the frock had raped and sexually abused her. According to a video post circulating on social media ,Dlodlo said she was sincerely apologizing to the founder of Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries, Magaya by ...

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US Embassy Civil society leaders

The United States of America Embassy has endorsed the Human Rights Activists who were arrested at the Robert Mugabe Airport after attending a Civil Society workshop in Maldives for empowering youth in politics. Posting on their facebook handle, USA Embassy said it was backing the Human Rights activists because they were granted the right of association by the Constitution of ...

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