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34 border jumpers arrested

POLICE have intercepted 34 suspected border jumpers and arrested two haulage truck drivers on allegations of smuggling bales of clothes, electrical gadgets, skin lightening creams and various prohibited drugs worth over $15 million.

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Top cop in court over stands scam

A senior police officer appeared in court yesterday on charges of corruptly acquiring residential stands in Strathaven, Harare, after allegedly conniving with a top City of Harare official.

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JUST IN: Illegal gold miners invade mine

A GROUP of illegal gold miners on Tuesday invaded Tebekwe Mine in Shurugwi where they reportedly disarmed a security guard before handcuffing and severely assaulting him and his colleague using logs and iron bars.

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Police act on fake roadblocks

Crime Reporter Rogue police officers have been putting up illegal roadblocks and conducting patrols countrywide to extract bribes from the public, but the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is urging those who suspect they are victims to make reports to police hotlines as soon as possible so immediate action can be taken to track down and […]

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President suspends Gata, Zesa board members

Herald Reporter The entire Zesa Holdings board, including executive chairman Dr Sydney Gata, was suspended by President Mnangagwa yesterday, with the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) given four weeks to conclude investigations into corruption allegations against the chairman and the board. The board was appointed last year to lead the turnaround of Zesa, but there have […]

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Ex-Zinara boss cleared of corruption

Nyore Madzianike Senior Court Reporter FORMER Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) finance director, Mr Simon Taranhike, who was on bail pending appeal on his conviction and sentence after being jailed for effective 15 months on criminal abuse of office charges, was yesterday acquitted by the High Court. High Court judge Justice Felistus Chatukuta sitting with […]

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Ruling on NetOne chief’s firing reserved

Fidelis Munyoro Chief Court Reporter THE High Court has reserved ruling in the case in which NetOne chief executive Lazarus Muchenje is challenging the decision by the company’s board to fire him on three months’ notice last month, hours after he was reinstated by a court order. The matter was heard yesterday before Justice Webster […]

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Truck driver nabbed, 12 500 BronCleer bottles seized

Crime Reporter A truck driver has been arrested at Beitbridge Border Post on allegations of smuggling 12 500 bottles of BronCleer with a street value of $2,5 million from South Africa. Dennis Norman Gwangava (27)  appeared before Beitbridge resident magistrate, Mr Toyindepi Zhou who released him on $15 000 bail. He was facing charges under […]

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Court halts $7.5m State funding for MDC formations

Neither MDC Alliance nor MDC-T can receive any of the $7.5 million political funding under the Political Parties Finance Act until a resolution on the ongoing legal battle over which formation is entitled to the money is settled, the Supreme Court has ruled.

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