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July 16, 2018 3:30 PM Zambia bars Koffi Olomide

Popular rhumba musician Koffi Olomide has been barred from entering Zambia because of the many criminal allegations against him in the southern African country, and France. They include allegations of assaulting a photojournalist in Zambia during a previous tour. He has also been accused of sexually assaulting his dancers, kidnapping them and employing 12

July 16, 2018 12:10 AM Man, lover team up to rob suitor

A 24-year-old man from Dulivhadzimo Township in Beitbridge and his 22-year-old girlfriend have appeared in court for allegedly conniving to rob a rival suitor of R1 700 and $180, two cellphones and an assortment of clothes, all worth R3 730 at knife point. William Mapahura and Precious Mdau all of 4249 new medium-density, denied the charges when they appeared 12

July 13, 2018 2:59 AM Boxer jailed 6 months for assaulting his mother

A 20 year old boxer from Mtapa suburb in Gweru yesterday failed to sway a magistrate to give him a non-custodial sentence for assaulting his mother saying he wants to vote for the first time in the July 30 elections. Provincial magistrate Mrs Phathekile Msipa slapped Joseph Simango, who has a certificate in boxing, with a six months jail term for assaulting 18

July 10, 2018 2:53 PM Medical doctor recounts horror marriage

Harare doctor Alexander Guni yesterday narrated how his wife conned him into a marital union and then stole from him. Guni was testifying during the trial of his wife Christina Hamiton, 26, who is facing a series of fraud and theft charges committed during their five-month stay after their nuptials. Among the things allegedly stolen from the husband 30

July 9, 2018 3:03 PM Chamisa dares Mnangagwa on corruption

President Emmerson Mnangagwa cannot weed out corrupt elements within his government because he has dirty hands, MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has said. Speaking at a rally in Zvishavane on Saturday, Chamisa told his supporters that Mnangagwa is the symbol of corruption in Zimbabwe. “I heard Mnangagwa saying he had created an anti-corruption unit in his office 40

July 7, 2018 1:09 PM MDC supporter up for violence

An MDC Alliance supporter Asifa Mutsinga was yesterday arraigned before the magistrates’ court facing charges of malicious damage to property and intimidating opposition rivals. It is the State’s case that on June 30, Mutsinga, 42, confronted the complainant only identified as Kazembe at Domboramwari Shops in Epworth and questioned him why he had stopped 36

July 6, 2018 10:53 AM 35 years jail for murder in council meeting

A Victoria Falls man who last year fatally struck a Hwange Rural District councillor with a brick for telling him not to disturb a meeting he was chairing will spend 35 years in prison after being convicted of murder with actual intent. Phinnias Dennis Thebe, a councillor for Monde Ward was chairing a meeting at Monde Business Centre when he was attacked 40

July 5, 2018 2:28 AM Jail for machete attack

A Silobela man has been sentenced to 12 months behind bars for striking a man with a machete on the head for ‘touching’ his opaque beer. Tawanda Mpofu (31) of village 16 Chief Ntabeni in Silobela was convicted by Kwekwe Magistrate, Mr Lavroe Philemon for attacking Mr Victor Deyisi. Mpofu will, however, serve an effective nine months in jail after three 53

July 4, 2018 1:31 AM Top lawyer seeks Gutu censure

Harare lawyer Advocate Thabani Mpofu has written to the Law Society of Zimbabwe (LSZ) seeking the censure of MDC-T vice president Mr Obert Gutu for unprofessional conduct. Mr Gutu is also a lawyer practising under Gutu Chikowero Legal Practitioners. Adv Mpofu, who was representing the MDC led by Mr Nelson Chamisa in the party logo dispute in Bulawayo 38

July 1, 2018 9:49 AM NPRC peace initiative welcome

Heal Zimbabwe welcomes the historic signing of the peace pledge by political parties ahead of the 2018 elections. The peace pledge signing arrangement was brokered by the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) in a bid to promote inclusive prevention of violence and conflicts as a strategy for promoting lasting peace. Heal Zimbabwe notes 11