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7 Senior Soldiers Arrested For Stealing Cyclone Idai Donations & Army Food Rations

Seven senior officers in the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) have been held in detention for the past three months without trial. The seven soldiers were arrested on allegations of stealing donations meant for survivors of Cyclone Idai and food rations for army recruits. The officers were identified as Lieutenant Colonel Chivhima, Major Kativhu training coy, Major Masembura, Captain Ncube, Woll ...

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Suspended Chief Magistrate Guvamombe’s trial moves to High court

A High Court judge, Justice Amie Tsanga has ordered Harare magistrate, Collet Ncube to recuse himself from presiding over suspended chief magistrate, Mishrod Guvamombe’s trial. Justice Tsanga also said Guvamombe should be indicted for trial in the High Court. “It is therefore best to err in this instance in favour of maintaining public confidence in the justice delivery system given ...

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Mupfumira approaches High Court for bail

Tourism and Hospitality minister Priscah Mupfumira, is expected to appear at the High Court today for her bail application following allegations of criminal abuse of office charges after she reportedly swindled the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) of over US$95 565 000, The bail hearing had been set for yesterday but State representative,Sharon Fero told High Court judge, Justice Erica ...

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Harare -Masvingo Highway distracter nabbed.

Police have arrested Artwell Makahwa a 32 year old man on charges of stealing tar that was meant for the Harare -Masvingo Highway dualization. It is alleged that between March 4 and 6 this year ,the Transport and Infrastructural Development Ministry received 250 by 200 litre drums of tar in Chivhu, which the accused teamed up with his accomplice ,who ...

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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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