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Grace Mugabe’s sister Shuvai Gumbochuma ordered to pay $136k electricity debt

Former First Lady, Grace Mugabe’s sister, Junior Shuvai Gumbochuma has been ordered to pay $136 638.04 to the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and distribution Company (Pvt) Ltd (ZETDC) being charges for electricity supplied to her by the power company. In his ruling, High Court judge, justice David Mangota said Gumbochuma must pay the outstanding balance in terms of a Deed of ...

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Man petitions the High Court over injured prison inmate

A Harare man has petitioned the High court seeking an order to compel the Commissioner General of Prisons and Correctional Services, Retired Major General Paradzai Zimhondi  to allow his convicted brother who is serving a six-year jail term to get medical attention from a private hospital after he sustained serious injuries following an assault by prison officers two months ago.The ...

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Harare Tees Boss Chiweshe Murder: Accused seeks divorce

A Harare man, Allan Tapfumanei Muwande who reportedly murdered celebrity entrepreneur, Tinashe Chiweshe two years ago after finding him in the company of his wife, Vimbisai Faith Mawande (nee Katsaura) in their matrimonial home, has petitioned the High Court seeking to nullify the couple’s six-year-old union.  The matter will be heard on Thursday this week.According to the summons, Allan said ...

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Government gazettes PSC pay dates, no bonus

The Government has released civil servants pay dates for the remaining months with all sectors expected to receive their salaries before the Christmas holidays but omitting bonus dates. In a circular, Finance and Economic Development Permanent Secretary, Mr George Guvamatanga, advised the pay dates for public servants and pensioners for the remaining months of October to December but omitted 2019 ...

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CID cop inadvertently shoots colleague

A Detective Constable officer from Zimbabwe Republic Police, Masvingo accidentally shot his colleague just below the abdomen while trying to raid a civilian who was in possession of a firearm on the early hours of Tuesday at Rujeko C shopping Centre in Masvingo. A reliable source, said five police details who were off duty on this day where at Rujeko ...

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Missing person alert

Zimbabwe Republic Police is appealing for information that may assist in the location of Filson Namatai Chirowodza a young man from Old Highfields, aged 23 and was last seen on November 28 last year. In a statement, Harare Provincial Community Relations Liaison Officer Inspector T. Dube appealed to members of the public to help in location of the missing young ...

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Evangelical Lutheran Church sues former pastor over training expenses

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Zimbabwe has petitioned the High court seeking an order to compel one of its former pastors to pay back US$15 040 which the religious institution incurred whilst training her to be a pastor. According to court papers, the religious institution accuses Reverend Linah Simimba Ndlovu of abandoning her station of employment after three years instead ...

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Roman Catholic nun killer acquitted

A Mutoko man who murdered a 49-year-old Catholic nun and Hartmann House school teacher while praying at the Holy Cross in Mutoko before dumping her body in a nearby dam has been freed after the High court ruled that the accused was mentally unstable when he committed the crime two years ago. Enock Potani(22) of Chouriri Village under Chief Mutoko ...

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Deputy minister sued over botched cement deal

Deputy minister of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Davison Marapira has been taken to the High Court by a local company, Lyonais Investments (Pvt) Ltd which is seeking an order to compel the legislator to deliver 600 bags of PC 15 cement. According to court papers, the firm said it had an agreement of sale with Marapira sometime last year ...

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Tajamuka has given 3 day ultimatum to the government

Tajamuka leader Promise Mkhwananzi has given three day ultimatum for the alleged abducted doctor dead or alive and will take action on Monday if the doctor is not back to his place of residents. “The government must know that if they don’t produce the doctor on Monday citizens are going to undertake action which are permissible in a democratic society ...

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