Top lawyer divorces

Daniel Nemukuyu Senior Court Reporter TOP lawyer Mr Aston Musunga of Musunga & Associates is embroiled in a messy divorce with his wife of 29 years, amid allegations that he sired several children with different women out of wedlock. Mrs Crescence Musunga (nee Mapfumo) said she was now fed up with Mr Musunga, whom she described as…
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Makandiwa case takes new twist

Daniel Nemukuyu Senior Court Reporter UNITED Family International Church (UFIC) leader Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa, who was recently slapped with a $6,5 million suit by former congregants, has finally broken his silence, exposing the rot surrounding the much-publicised lawsuit. Prophet Makandiwa, his wife Ruth and the church were listed as defendants in the $6,5 million claim by […]
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New twist to Tomana case

Fidelis Munyoro Chief Court Reporter Former Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana, who is accused of criminal abuse of office, has approached the High Court seeking the dismissal of the charges over the State’s failure to prosecute him within the prescribed indictment period. Tomana is facing an array of criminal abuse of office charges and was indicted for trial…
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Labour consultants under the spotlight

Daniel Nemukuyu Senior Court Reporter The legality of labour consultants and their right to be heard in arbitration proceedings is under the spotlight after the Zimbabwe Assemblies of God Africa (ZAOGA) approached the Supreme Court contesting the practice. Self-styled labour consultants, who are not registered anywhere, have taken over the work of lawyers to the extent…
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Chipanga’s application dismissed

Margaret Matibiri Herald Correspondent Former Zanu-PF youth leader Kudzanayi Chipanga’s application for relaxation of bail conditions was yesterday dismissed by a Harare magistrate. Mrs Rumbidzai Mugwagwa advised Chipanga to approach the High Court. She said it was the High Court that had granted him bail and the same court should make a decision on the matter….
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Chihuri saga: Businessman’s wife lays kidnapping charges

Fungai Lupande Herald Reporter Wife of Harare businessman Bigboy Pachirera, Marygold, yesterday laid criminal charges of kidnapping and robbery against former police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri at Marlborough Police Station under RRB 3448723. Marygold is alleging that she was kidnapped by police officers — Nemaisa, Nxumalo and Jachi — who sexually harassed and threatened her to disclose…
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JUST IN: Sulu convicted over maintenance arrears

Margaret Matibiri, Herald Correspondent Orchestra Dendera Kings band leader Suluman Chimbetu, who has been in and out of court over a maintenance dispute with his ex-wife Marygold Mutemasango, was on Wednesday convicted by a Harare court for maintenance arrears amounting to $4 400. The musician, who is being accused of failing to maintain the two…
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Machaya further remanded

Munyaradzi Musiiwa Midlands Correspondent— FORMER Minister of State for Midlands Provincial Affairs, Jason Machaya, who is facing allegations of criminal abuse of office, has been further remanded to February 20 after the State requested more time to proffer charges against him. Machaya, who was being represented by lawyer, Mr Norman Mugiya of Mugiya Macharaga legal practitioners, pleaded…
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Town clerk freed on bail

Lovemore Kadzura Rusape Correspondent MUTARE town clerk Joshua Maligwa, who is facing charges of criminal abuse of duty when he was Rusape town secretary, was yesterday granted $300 bail when he appeared before a magistrate together with housing director Laurence Mushayabasa. A weary looking Maligwa (46) and Mushayabasa (47), who are being represented by Mr Ashel…
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