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Zimbabwe: Former Director in Court for Theft of Trust Property

By Prosper Dembedza A former director with Green Safari Africa (Pvt) Ltd has appeared in court on allegations of selling the company’s property and diverting U$106 803 to his own use. Philip Mafuta (36) was facing theft of trust property charges when he appeared before Harare magistrate Mr Dennis Mangosi. …

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Zimbabwe: President to Commission Officer Cadets

By Freedom Mupanedemo President Mnangagwa is this morning expected to commission 138 regular officer cadets who have completed an 18-month course with the Military Academy in Gweru. The President, who is also the Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander-in-Chief has arrived for the ceremony. The course started off with 205 cardets but …

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Zimbabwe: Another Warrant of Arrest for Mupfumira

By Nyore Madzianike- FORMER Cabinet Minister Prisca Mupfumira was on Wednesday issued with another warrant of arrest after she failed to avail herself for trial in a matter in which she is jointly charged with ex-National Social Security Authority (NSSA) director contributions and collections, Barnabas Matongera, for criminal abuse of …

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Southern Africa: SADC Vows to Stamp Out Terrorism

Lincoln Towindo recently in MAPUTO, Mozambique SADC has reaffirmed its commitment to fighting terrorism in the region, pledging solidarity with Mozambique in efforts to combat insurgency in pursuit of peace. This came out of a SADC Double Troika meeting held in the Mozambican capital, Maputo, yesterday which also resolved to …

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Zimbabwe: Judge Blasts Chombo for Abusing Courts

High Court judge Felistus Chatukuta has hit out at former minister, Ignatius Chombo accusing him of abusing court processes through filing an “application for second revival of Temporary Variation of bail Conditions”. Chombo is facing several criminal charges relating to corruption. His cases are still hanging before the courts nearly …

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Zimbabwe: Woman (21) Caged 9 Years for Stocktheft

A 21-year-old Nyazura woman was handed a nine-year jail sentence after she was convicted of stock theft by Rusape magistrates’ court. The suspect, Junior Matinyarara pleaded not guilty but was convicted after a full trial which was presided over by magistrate Rufaro Mangwiro. In her defence, Matinyarara tried to shift …

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Zimbabwe: Congolese Nabbed for Using Fake Passport

Victoria Falls — A Congolese national has been arrested and fined after being found with a forged passport he intended to use to cross into Zambia enroute to his country. Tshitshi Tshiswaka (38) of Kasai province was travelling from South Africa when he entered the country through Beitbridge border post …

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Zimbabwe: Concern Over Illegal Transporters

By Mukudzei Chingwere The Government has expressed concern over illegal public transporters saying it is increasing surveillance and enforcement of the law. Illegal commuter omnibus crews continue playing a cat and mouse game with police and appear unwilling to register under the Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (Zupco) franchise as required …

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Zimbabwe: Education Ministry Gives 21,000 Schoolgirls Sanitary Wear

By Conrad Mupesa At least 21 400 schoolgirls from Mashonaland West province have so far received sanitary wear and soap tablets from the Government through the Primary and Secondary Education Ministry. Government has also availed over $15,8 million to the province towards the procurement and distribution of the second batch …

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Zimbabwe: Unions Declare an End to ‘Business As Usual’ Approach

THIS IS “no longer business as usual,” declares Peter Mutasa, President of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU). “Unions are going to be united.” According to Mutasa, the situation in the country is dire, with basic salaries at or near the poverty line and workers unable to meet basic …

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