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October 13, 2018 3:55 PM Shake-up at ZRP traffic

Several senior police officers have been moved from the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP)’s traffic section to other units within the force. The transfers are part of efforts by the law enforcement agency to root out corruption within the traffic unit. On Thursday, the police top brass redeployed 819 officers mostly from the traffic section to other departments 21

October 13, 2018 5:41 AM Notorious Esigodini gold dealer seeks bail at High Court

Notorious Esigodini gold dealer Baron Dube, who allegedly shot and killed a member of a rival mining gang in the area, has approached the High Court seeking bail pending trial. Dube of Habane Township has since appeared before Gwanda magistrate Ms Nomagugu Ncube facing a murder charge in connection with the fatal shooting of Antony Bvundura three weeks 10

October 10, 2018 12:40 PM Allied Timbers head nabbed

Allied Timbers Zimbabwe (ATZ) chief executive Daniel Sithole was yesterday arrested for allegedly flouting procurement procedures at the State-owned company. Sithole (70), who is jointly charged with ATZ procurement manager Justice Chimusaru, are facing allegations of acquiring a reconditioned forestry machine for $65 000 without going to tender in January 8

October 4, 2018 1:47 AM Chigumba sues man over tweet

A Harare man, known for creating memes commenting on social issues, appeared in court yesterday charged with criminal insult after retweeting a message purportedly belonging to Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chair Justice Priscilla Chigumba. Shadaya Tawona (25) of Chitungwiza appeared before magistrate Ms Rumbidzai Mugwagwa. Prosecuting, Ms Francisca 16

October 3, 2018 1:55 PM High Court quashes Dzamara’s conviction

Pro-democracy activists Patson Dzamara and Makomborero Haruzivishe had their main conviction for “trumped-up” robbery charges quashed yesterday after challenging their sentence. Dzamara and his alleged accomplice Haruzivishe were sentenced to 12 months’ imprisonment by Harare magistrate Josephine Sande in 2017 before three months were suspended on condition 5

October 3, 2018 12:02 PM Cecil the Lion killer freed

The High Court has set aside professional hunter Mr Theodore Christian Bronkhorst’s conviction and sentence in connection with the smuggling of 29 sables worth $435 000 to South Africa through an illegal exit point along the Limpopo River. Bronkhorst (55) made headlines in 2015 after he organised an illegal hunt which ended the life of the once famous 6

September 25, 2018 12:21 AM Ex-Airzim executive’s bail terms relaxed

The High Court has relaxed bail conditions for ex-Air Zimbabwe (Airzim) corporate secretary Grace Pfumbidzayi pending her fresh appeal against both conviction and seven-year jail term at the Supreme Court. Pfumbidzayi is out on $5 000 bail pending appeal following her conviction on charges of criminal abuse of office as a public officer, in 2015. Through 20

September 21, 2018 5:29 AM Girl, 9, shot dead as troops clear traffic

Four soldiers have been arrested in Somalia after a nine-year-old schoolgirl was shot dead in the capital, Mogadishu, police say. Deqa Dahir died and another girl was wounded when bullets hit their school bus while it was stuck in a traffic jam, Amnesty International said. Soldiers opened fire in an apparent attempt to clear the road for their vehicle 14

September 12, 2018 1:59 PM Malaba humiliated in Parliament

Chief Justice Luke Malaba had a torrid time in Parliament yesterday after the opposition legislators tried to stop him from swearing-in speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda and his deputy Tsitsi Gezi. Malaba was embarrassed when he entered the National Assembly chambers as the MDC Alliance MPs started to sing “mbavha, mbavha” (thief, thief) 8

August 30, 2018 9:43 AM Kenya’s deputy CJ deals top prosecutor a blow in court

Kenya’s top prosecutor Noordin Haji has suffered a blow in his quest to prosecute the country’s second-highest judge for alleged corruption. The High Court yesterday stopped criminal proceedings against Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu and lawyer Stanley Kiima. The judge is facing several charges of stealing, abuse of office and unlawful failure 31