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ZCDC appeal dismissed

Yeukai Karengezeka Court Correspondent The Supreme Court has dismissed Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company’ (ZCDC)’s appeal against an order barring the firm from selling Mbada Diamonds’ gems in Chiadzwa. The development is a result of an appeal against High Court Judge Tawanda Chitapi’s ruling barring ZCDC from selling the diamonds belonging to Mbada’s shareholder, Grandwell. Mbada […]

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Machete robbers strike again

Crime Reporter SIX machete-wielding robbers raided a homestead in the Emvalweni area in Mangwe District, Matabeleland South and badly stabbed two people before stealing various groceries from a tuckshop. The attack happened on Sunday night. Besides machetes, the six were also armed with a gun and knives. They disappeared into the night after committing the […]

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Ministry of Health duped

Nyore Madzianike Senior Court Reporter TWO senior officials in the Ministry of Health and Child Care, Dr Sekesai Zinyowera and Crossman Mayavo, who were attached to the National Microbiology Reference Laboratory (NMRL), yesterday appeared in court facing three counts of criminal abuse of office. Zinyowera was employed as a coordinator, while Mayavo was an administrator […]

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False start to US$1,5m fraud trial

Prosper Dembedza Court Correspondent The trial in which a Bulawayo businessman and three accomplices allegedly swindled a colleague US$1,4 million in a botched property deal, yesterday hit a snag following indications that the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) had no fuel to bring the second accused Ismail Moosa Lunat to Harare. Magistrate Mr Morgan […]

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Chitown to pay former employees $631 000

Yeukai Karengezeka Court Correspondent High Court judge Justice Edith Mushore has ordered Chitungwiza Municipality to pay its 89 former employees $631 887 after it failed to honour an agreement. The local authority has also been ordered to pay the legal costs. Court papers show that Chitungwiza Municipality had executed three deeds of settlements with the […]

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RBZ hauled to court over US$225k debt

Yeukai Karengezeka Court Correspondent THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has been hauled to the High Court by the National Business Council of Zimbabwe (NBCZ) for failing to settle its US$255 000 debt. At the time the deal was made the interbank rate of US dollar to Zimbabwean currency was 1:10 but the RBZ only […]

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Police stop machete thugs menace

Herald Reporter Police have managed to restore sanity in mines and surrounding areas after thwarting a wave of violence orchestrated by machete wielding gangs in the past two months, legislators heard yesterday. The orgy of violence claimed the lives of several people and left many injured. Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage Minister Kazembe Kazembe said […]

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Miner files US$1,1 million lawsuit

Yeukai Karengezeka Court Correspondent HOME Affairs Minister, Kazembe Kazembe and Police Commissioner General Godwin Matanga have been jointly slapped with a US$1,1 million lawsuit by a miner who claims that they barred him to operate without a substantive cause. Francis Mazarura owner of Litalute Gold Mine in Mazowe has dragged the two Government officials to […]

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