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ZACC closes in on fuel smugglers

Daniel Nemukuyu Investigations and Special Reports Editor FORTY-TWO local fuel companies have been asked to explain their dealings as the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC), in conjunction with foreign law enforcement agencies, investigate the smuggling of fuel from Zimbabwe to South Africa, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The companies were given up to […]

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190 illegal miners jailed as arrests top 1 500

THE number of illegal miners arrested countrywide in a police operation to restore law and order in mining communities has risen to 1 536, with 191 of them having been jailed for various offences including prospecting for gold without a licence, trespassing and possessing dagga.

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Former defence ministry accountant denied bail in US$20m fraud case

Nyore Madzianike Senior Court Reporter A FORMER accountant in the Ministry of Defence, who is facing charges of stealing US$20 million from the ministry, has been denied bail. He is alleged to have used the money to buy four houses in Harare, 25 taxis, four cars and channelled part of the money to the parallel […]

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CHIWENGA-MUBAIWA DIVORCE: Case deferred for parties to negotiate a settlement

Fidelis Munyoro – Chief Court Reporter The dispute over custody of children and access to matrimonial home pitting Marry Mubaiwa and her ex-husband Acting President Constantino Chiwenga was on Friday deferred to next week for parties’ to negotiate a settlement. Justice Christopher Dube-Banda deferred to Tuesday next week the matter in which Mubaiwa is seeking an […]

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Mupfumira trial in false start

Nyore Madzianike Senior Court Reporter THE trial of former Minister Prisca Mupfumira and former Permanant Sectretary in the Ministry  of Public Service and Social Welfare, Ngoni Masoka, today failed to start after the State failed to furnish them with some documents they had requested on their last court appearance to prepare their defence. Mupfumira and […]

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Former top cop convicted of bigamy

FORMER Chief Superintendent and Police Officer Commanding  Criminal Investigation Department Drugs Section, Luckson Mukwazhi, will perform 315 hours of unpaid work at Mabelreign Police Station after he was convicted of legally marrying two wives at different occasions.

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Manicaland Anglican Bishop arrested

Manicaland Diocese Anglican Bishop, Eric Ruwona, has been arrested by officers from the Anti Corruption Commission over the alleged compulsory sale of Bibles and hymn books to pupils seeking places at Anglican schools in the province. He is currently detained at  Mutare Central Police Station and is expected to appear in court tomorrow. Sources close […]

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