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Zetdc sues Caaz over $385 000 electricity bill
The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (Zetdc) has taken the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (Caaz) to the High Court after the latter allegedly failed to settle a $385 955,56 electricity bill. ...
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THE Grain Marketing Board (GMB) has taken a local packaging company, UPC t/a Universal Packaging Company, to the High Court seeking a $67 093,91 refund after cancelling a contract, accusing the packaging firm of a contract breach. ...
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Megalink swindled $150 000
A HARARE businessman and his employee, who allegedly swindled Megalink (Pvt) Ltd of $150 000 after promising cash in exchange for a bank transfer, last week appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Court charged with fraud. ...
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A BULAWAYO resident has sued Registrar-General of Births and Deaths, Tobaiwa Mudede for refusing to issue him with a new birth certificate bearing a new first name. ...
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Man rapes two mentally challenged sisters, promises them marriage
A 64-YEAR-OLD Mutoko man allegedly raped two mentally challenged sisters after pouncing on the teenagers, as they were doing their laundry at a nearby river. ...
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TEN members of the Masvingo Residents’ Trust who were arrested on Tuesday for protesting lack of transparency by the local municipality, were still in police custody on Wednesday. ...
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Fake note lands Chitungwiza woman in court
A Chitungwiza woman recently landed herself in trouble after she attempted to buy electricity tokens from the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission Distribution Company (ZETDC) using a fake $20 note. ...
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Land baron acquitted, magistrate blasts NPA
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has been accused of abusing the criminal justice system after a failed attempt to secure conviction against its former complainant-cum-accused person, Bernard Mahara Mutanga, who was acquitted on a $6 million land fraud charge on Tuesday. ...
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Judicial Service Commission (JSC) deputy Walter Chikwana says the commission is seeking to demystify courts of law and make them user-friendly through its open day sessions held across provinces. ...
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HARARE magistrate Milton Serima yesterday said businessman Brian Kambasha, who duped Air Force of Zimbabwe Commander Air Marshal Perrance Shiri of $50 000 in a botched solar power system deal was no different from “Diesel N’anga” Rotina Mavhunga ...
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TWO employees at Zambuko Trust in Mutare appeared in court last Friday on allegations of defrauding their employer of $44 509,90. ...
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THE Supreme Court yesterday heard an appeal by two former managers at Zuva Petroleum (Private) Limited who took their former paymasters to court challenging termination of their employment contracts on notice. ...
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GOKWE — A man from Manyonga village allegedly fatally struck his grandmother with a machete after she tried to stop him from eating groundnuts she was shelling at her home in December last year. ...
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CHINHOYI — A 31-year-old HIV positive Mutorashanga man raped his neighbour’s seven-year-old daughter who had sought refuge at his homestead after a domestic fight at her home, a magistrate has heard. ...
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ZIMRIGHTS’ education and programmes manager Leo Taurai Chamahwinya yesterday made a third attempt to be released following Tuesday’s granting of bail to his boss Okay Machisa by the High Court. ...
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Mentally ill man acquitted of murder charges
GWERU-A 29-year-old Chiundura man, who fatally axed his younger brother’s wife following a minor domestic dispute in December 2009 has been acquitted of murder after the High Court considered his unstable mental history. ...
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A MASVINGO magistrate yesterday acquitted Ropafadzo Mapimhidze, NewsDay features and supplements editor, of charges of threatening Chief Nhema, born Rangarirai Bwawanda, over a telephone conversation last year. ...
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ZimRights director Okay Machisa, facing allegations of manufacturing fake voter registration certificates, yesterday emerged victorious against the State after High Court judge Justice Felistus Chatukuta ruled in his favour and granted him bail. ...
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BULAWAYO President of the Labour Court, Mary Moya-Matshanga, has recused herself from dealing with the legal fight between Attorney-General (AG) Johannes Tomana and a Beitbridge prosecutor Tarcisisious Moyo, who is fighting his dismissal following a fallout with his former boss Florence Ziyambi. ...
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HIGH COURT judge Justice Felistus Chatukuta is today expected to rule on whether ZimRights national director Okay Machisa is a suitable candidate for bail contrary to the State’s assertion that he was a flight risk. ...
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A HEARING and vocally impaired cellphone robbery suspect, who has been in remand prison for 10 months awaiting trial, was released before plea last Friday following the intervention of the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR). ...
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GWERU - The Bulawayo High Court has so far received 13 applications from companies seeking to be placed under judicial management and provisional liquidation. ...
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CHINHOYI - A 28-year-old man has been brought before the court here for gouging out his wife’s eye with a broomstick during a domestic dispute accusing her of infidelity. ...
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GWERU — A 36-year-old man from Harare has been ordered to pay $100 fine or spend two months in prison after he breached a rent-to-buy car deal he had entered into with a senior Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) officer based in Gweru. ...
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THE Attorney-General (AG)’s bid to have International Socialist Organisation (ISO) co-ordinator Munyaradzi Gwisai and his five co-accused slapped with a stiffer penalty for conspirary to commit public violence, hit a snag last week after High Court judge Justice Charles Hungwe dismissed the State’s appeal for lack of merit. ...
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GWERU – THE trial of two Zimbabwe National Students’ Union (Zinasu) leaders, Pride Mukono and Tryvine Musokeri, jointly charged for allegedly contravening sections of the Public Order and Security Act has been set for February 8. ...
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ZIMBABWE Human Rights director Okay Machisa, who is accused of fraud, yesterday broke down at the High Court after his bail appeal failed to be heard as it emerged some important documents were missing from his record. ...
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A DARING thief took advantage of the situation at the National Heroes’ Acre in Harare where thousands of people were gathered for the burial of late Vice-President John Nkomo on Monday and allegedly stole a mourner’s car before he was arrested a few hours later. ...
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Mbokodo employee’s homicide trial on
THE trial of a Mbokodo Abattoirs employee in Bulawayo, who is facing culpable homicide charges after he switched on a stock-feed mixing machine while his colleague was inside crushing him to death, is set to begin on February 6. ...
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BULAWAYO High Court judge Martin Makonese has ordered TM Supermarkets to pay three of its section managers over $2 000 each as back pay after the company underpaid them as punishment for refusing to work on Unity Day in 2009. ...
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