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Sports Minister Kirsty Coventry accused of grabbing a farm

Former Olympic swimming gold medallist, Kirsty Coventry has been implicated in the seizure of a property allocated by Zimbabwe’s government to Robert Zhuwao, nephew of the late former president Robert Mugabe. According to court papers filed by Zhuwao at the high court, Coventry – who is the minister of sport, arts and culture – through her husband, Tyrone Seward, gave ...

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Businessman in community service storm

The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) is set to give a report after highlighting that it is investigating if Harare businessman Tony Renato Sarpo  indeed performed  210 hours community service given as an alternative to jail term for vehicle theft at Morris Deport in December last year. ZACC Chairperson, Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo confirmed receiving a complaint in February this year after ...

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Dismiss Sarpo’s court application- PG

The Prosecutor General of Zimbabwe, Kumbirai Hodzi, has petitioned the High Court seeking an order to dismiss businessman, Tony Renato Sarpo’s review application accusing the latter of ‘trying to frustrate the due administration of justice’. In an affidavit which was deposed on behalf of Hodzi by Edmore Makoto, the Prosecutor General argues that Sarpo is not desirous to prosecute his ...

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Matanga taken to court over residential stands

Twenty-three police officers have petitioned the High Court seeking an order to compel the Commissioner-General of Police, Godwin Matanga, to allocate then residential stands with built houses after paying the required deposits in terms of an agreement between the two parties. According to court papers, Nicholas Charumangwe and twenty-two other police officers accuses the Commissioner-General of Police of failing or ...

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Musarara sues Matutu, Tsenengamu for defamation

GRAIN Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) chairperson, Tafadzwa Musarara has petitioned the High Court seeking an order to compel suspended Zanu PF youth bosses, Lewis Matutu and Godfrey Tsenengamu to pay $10 million being defamation damages after calling him a corrupt businessman at a press conference held in Harare last week.According to court papers, Musarara said Matutu and Tsenengamu jointly ...

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Olinda files for divorce

United Kingdom-based businesswoman and social media personality, Olinda Nyaradzo Nkomo (nee Chapel) has petitioned the High Court seeking nullification of her marriage with her husband, musician Njabulo Nkomo. According to court papers, Olinda accuses Nkomo, who is popularly known as Tytan, of fraudulently entering into marriage with her to acquire immigration papers entitling him to remain and reside permanently in ...

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Zim man kills SA Cop

A Zimbabwean national allegedly killed a South African senior police officer in Diepsloot, Johannesburg on 17 January resulting in the eruption of xenophobic violence in the region. A Zimbabwean man accused of murdering a South African police officer was reportedly arrested and taken into police custody leading to residents of Diepsloot which is in north of Johannesburg accusing foreigners for ...

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Overweight ISIS leader arrested

A massively obese Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) mufti, Shifa al-Nima was pulled from his hiding place by elite Iraqi SWAT team members in a raid on Thursday last week. The man was too large to fit in a police car and had to be put in the back of a police vehicle, wedged between a mounted machine ...

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Bishop arrested for fraud

Anglican Bishop for Manicaland Erick Ruwona was arrested yesterday for corruption, fraud and abuse of office. He will appear before Mutare magistrate today facing these charges. Bishop Ruwona reportedly made all students enrolling in Anglican schools to buy bibles and hymn books or consider enrolling into other schools. The bibles were going for $800ZWL and this resulted in parents with ...

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Mugabe’s nephew challenges the Ministry of Lands over reversed offer letter

A nephew to the late former President, Robert Mugabe, Robert Zhuwawo has petitioned the High Court challenging the decision by the Ministry of Lands to reverse his offer letter for a 232 hectares farming plot in Zvimba. According to court papers, Zhuwawo said it was unlawful for the Lands minister to chase him out of the plot since he has ...

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