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JUST IN: Mandiwanzira fights charge

Former Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security Minister Supa Mandiwanzira who is facing a charge of criminal abuse of office as a public officer, yesterday notified the court of his intentions to file an application for exception to the charge.

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3 ex-ZBC managers face trial

Herald Reporter The trial of three former ZBC top managers will start on July 3 on charges connected with the transfer of a company car to one of them, senior regional magistrate Mr Trynos Utahwashe ruled yesterday. Former ZBC CEO Patrick Mavhura, former head of finance, administration and human resources Benania Shumba and former human […]

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Chihuri asked to explain US$10m transaction

Daniel Nemukuyu Investigations Editor FORMER Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri, already under High Court orders to explain where he found the money to buy a swathe of properties, has now been ordered to explain why he transferred US$10.4 million of police money to a company owned by relatives of a former colleague. And the owners of the company, […]

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Gweru miner denied bail

Midlands Bureau The 50-year-old Gweru miner who on Sunday allegedly shot and injured two of his employees following a pay dispute was yesterday denied bail by a Gweru magistrate. Zihang Xuelin, a manager at Reden Mine in Gweru is now facing attempted murder charges after he shot one of his employees Mr Kenneth Tichaona three […]

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Zuma trial postponed, arrest warrant cancelled

JOHANNESBURG. — Former President Jacob Zuma’s trial on charges of corruption has been postponed until September after a brief court appearance at the Pietermaritzburg High Court in KwaZulu-Natal yesterday. A warrant for his arrest that was issued in February after Zuma failed to show up to court was also cancelled by Judge Kate Pillay. Pillay […]

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COVID-19: Two more escape

TWO more people, believed to be Malawians escaped yesterday from a quarantine centre at NSSA Hotel in Beitbridge after testing positive to Covid-19, bringing the total number of those that have so far escaped to 184 countrywide.

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Death penalty for 2 taxi driver killers

THE debate over retaining the death penalty in the country’s statutes should not cloud the court when assessing murder sentences, a High Court judge said after condemning two robbers to death for killing a taxi driver two years ago.

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ZACC arrests health minister

Zvamaida Murwira Senior Reporter Health and Child Care Minister Obadiah Moyo was arrested yesterday by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) over his alleged involvement in NatPharm’s unprocedural contract with Drax International LLC to supply medicines and surgical sundries. He spent last night at Rhodesville Police Station in eastern Harare and is expected to appear in […]

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Undenge loses appeal, thrown behind bars

Herald Reporter Former Energy and Power Development Minister Samuel Undenge was yesterday committed to prison to serve his effective 30-month sentence for abuse of office after appearing before a regional magistrate for committal after losing his appeal in the High Court. Undenge appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts yesterday before senior regional magistrate Mr Trynos […]

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