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Scaloni snubs Lionel Messi

BUENOS AIRES. — Argentina’s interim coach Lionel Scaloni refused to be drawn on Lionel Messi’s international future after leaving the five-time World Player of the Year out of his squad for upcoming soccer friendlies next month. Local media had claimed the Barcelona star asked to be excused from international duty …

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Concourt petition ruling tomorrow

Daniel Nemukuyu Senior Reporter THE Constitutional Court (Concourt) will tomorrow deliver its ruling in the case in which MDC-Alliance leader Mr Nelson Chamisa is challenging President Mnangagwa’s victory in the July 30 harmonised elections. Chief Justice Luke Malaba — sitting with eight other Concourt judges — reserved judgment after hearing …

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Ex-Minister Undenge Back in Court Over Chivayo Tender

Former Energy and Power Development Minister Samuel Undenge appeared in court last week in connection with a case in which Intratrek Zimbabwe was corruptly awarded the Gwanda solar power plant tender by Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC). The State argues Intratrek was awarded the said tender at the instigation of Undenge …

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Chamisa fails to avail evidence

Fidelis Munyoro Chief Court Reporter THE Constitutional Court yesterday took MDC-Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa‘s lawyer Advocate Thabani Mpofu to task for trying to build a case on alleged secondary evidence while ignoring primary evidence and clear-cut court processes. This would have required the opening of sealed ballot boxes for inspection …

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All Set for Concourt Application Hearing

World attention will today focus on Zimbabwe when the Constitutional Court (Concourt) hears, in a live broadcast, the petition lodged by MDC-Alliance leader Mr Nelson Chamisa in his bid to overturn President Mnangagwa’s victory in the July 30 harmonised elections. In the process, the court will ink its own piece …

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ZEC lawyer steals the show

Daniel Nemukuyu and Fidelis Munyoro YOUTHFUL Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) lawyer Mr Tawanda Kanengoni yesterday stole the show at the Constitutional Court (Concourt) with his impressive arguments that crushed the allegations MDC-Alliance leader Mr Nelson Chamisa relied on in his application challenging President Mnangagwa’s win in the July 30 harmonised …

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Zim On Knife Edge As Court Sits to Decide Inconclusive Poll

By Nkosana Dlamini Tensions are high in Zimbabwe as the country’s political protagonists Emmerson Mnangagwa and Nelson Chamisa switch turf from the spiteful political arena to the Constitutional Court which sits this Wednesday to decide the country’s inconclusive presidential election. The high stakes court process was triggered by a poll …

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Typhoid Wreaks Deadly Havoc in Zimbabwe

By Ndabeni Mlotshwa Bulawayo — At least eight people have died and over 40 others admitted to hospital following a recurring outbreak of typhoid in central Zimbabwe. The tragedy is out of 1 460 suspected cases confirmed in the Midlands provincial town of Gweru. Over 60 percent of the cases …

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All eyes on ZBC-TV as Concourt sits

Herald Reporters THE Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) television was the people’s favourite yesterday, as they watched a live broadcast of the Constitutional Court petition hearing in which MDC Alliance leader Mr Nelson Chamisa is challenging President Mnangagwa’s victory in the July 30 harmonised elections. From the country’s oldest city of …

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Coltart Says Over 40 000 Voters Committed Poll Crimes

Top rights defender and lawyer Douglas Coltart says more than 40 000 Zimbabweans who cast their votes in the just ended harmonised elections could be guilty of electoral misdemeanour if it was true that presidential votes cast in the disputed polls exceeded those cast in parliamentary ones. According to a …

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