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December 22, 2018 9:20 AM Acting PG orders probe into $20 000 bribery allegations

The bribery allegations were raised in court by Advocate Sylvester Hashiti in November this year. In a statement released yesterday, Mr Hodzi said his office takes the allegations seriously. “They must be thoroughly investigated and all wrongdoing clearly exposed. All offenders will be prosecuted without fear or favour. “The NPA is cognisant of the fact that the success 32

December 4, 2018 6:37 AM Sierra Leone disqualified from Afcon

Sierra Leone have been disqualified from the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying competition, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) said yesterday. Football’s world governing body Fifa had suspended the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) in October due to “government interference”. Caf’s decision means Kenya and Ghana are assured of first 24

September 25, 2018 2:24 AM Baby swap inquest opens

Two medical doctors in Victoria Falls have given contrasting reports of circumstances around alleged baby swapping at Victoria Falls District Hospital as an inquiry into the matter opened on Friday. A post-mortem done at the United Bulawayo Hospitals also gave a different version stating that the two-day old baby died of head trauma and central nervous 40

August 30, 2018 5:52 PM TV presenter arrested over armed robbery

One of Belgium’s top football TV presenters has been arrested as part of a police probe into a series of armed robberies, prosecutors said Wednesday. Stephane Pauwels, who has hosted football shows for Belgian and French TV, was held for questioning for “possible complicity” in an armed robbery in 2017 in the town of Lasne, south of Brussels, federal 51

August 8, 2018 4:34 PM Corruption still a big problem

The recent arrest of Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo has thrust the spotlight back on President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s corruption fight. Chivayo was arrested last week on corruption charges while trying to flee the country when he had gotten wind that law enforcement agents were looking for him. The controversial businessman and his company — Intratek 39

July 7, 2018 1:12 PM US calls for probe into Bulawayo bomb blast

The United States called for an investigation into a bomb blast that took place during a rally on June 23, and punishment for the perpetrators to prevent further attacks. US embassy Charge d’ Affaires Jennifer Savage slammed the tragic loss of the lives of Colour Sergeant Stanley Mugunzva and Nelson Dube in an explosion that saw President Emmerson Mnangagwa 56

June 10, 2018 3:32 AM SA police raid bank in Zuma probe

JOHANNESBURG — An elite South Africa police unit raided offices of India’s Bank of Baroda on Friday and seized documents as part of an investigation into state corruption under former president Jacob Zuma, a police spokesman said. Bank of Baroda, which is winding down its operations in South Africa, was thrust into the spotlight two years ago when it started 32

March 20, 2018 5:32 AM Zimbabweans scoff at ED’s looters list

ZIMBABWEANS have scoffed at the list of businesses and individuals who externalized funds released by President Emmerson Mnangagwa, saying the biggest looters were still off the hook. Mnangagwa released a list of 1 844, mostly dominated by diamond mining companies, other corporates and individuals of Chinese nationality who, together, externalized almost 35

March 17, 2018 4:47 PM Parly to probe Shabanie Mine over ownership

The parliamentary committee on Energy and Mines will soon summon shareholders of Shabanie Mine to explain the company’s ownership after failing to get convincing answers from the company’s management during a tour of the mine. Shabanie management, led by managing director Steven Nyagura, could not name the other beneficial shareholders in the business 34

February 19, 2018 4:25 PM Zanu PF MPs haggle over Sakunda Parly probe

Parliament’s Finance and Economic Development portfolio committee chairperson David Chapfika has blasted his counterpart, Justice Mayor Wadyajena — who chairs the Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlements committee — arguing he has no mandate to probe issues that fall under his purview. Wadyajena had summoned fuel company Sakunda Holdings (Sakunda) 54