Chombo further remanded

Margaret Matibiri Herald Correspondent FORMER Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo, who is facing corruption charges, yesterday appeared in court for his routine remand and was remanded to January 8 next year. He was granted $5 000 bail at the High Court on Thursday by Justice Edith Mushore. The bail conditions require him to report three times a…
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Chombo freed on $5k bail

Fidelis Munyoro Chief Court Reporter FORMER Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo, who is facing a litany of corruption charges, breathed a sigh of relief after the High Court granted him $5 000 bail yesterday. Kudzanai Chipanga, former Zanu-PF youth leader, had earlier on been released on $500 bail. In a judgment delivered last night, Justice Edith Mushore…
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D-Day for Chombo

Fidelis Munyoro Chief Court Reporter Former Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo, who is facing a slew of corruption charges, will know his fate today when the High Court makes a ruling on his appeal for bail. This comes amid reports that Chombo’s co-accused, arrested on allegations of facilitating the transfer of council property worth over $900 000…
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Court halves Sulu’s maintenance fees

Tendai Rupapa Senior Court Reporter A Harare court yesterday halved to $400 the monthly maintenance fees paid by Orchestra Dendera Kings leader Sulumani Chimbetu towards the upkeep of two minors he sired with Marygold Mutemasango. Through his lawyer Mr Arshiel Mugiya of Mugiya and Macharaga Law Chambers, Chimbetu successfully applied for the reduction of his contribution…
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Woman raped by ‘Good Samaritan’

Sheillah Mapani Herald Reporter A Harare man appeared in court on Wednesday for raping a desperate Mhangura woman he had booked into a hotel, and promised to marry her to conceal the crime. Arnold Bwakura (32) appeared before Harare magistrate Mr Gideon Ruvetsa facing charges of rape. He was remanded in custody to December 13. Prosecutor…
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Chombo case sucks in ex-Harare town planner

Fidelis Munyoro Chief Court Reporter Former Harare City town planner Psychology Chiwanga has been arrested in connection with ex-Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo’s alleged underhand dealings at council over a decade ago. Chiwanga is being charged as an accomplice in Chombo’s three counts of corruption. He appeared before magistrate Ms Josephine Sande on Tuesday, who remanded him…
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Chombo,Chipanga bid for freedom

Fungai Lupande Senior Court Reporter Former Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo and ex-Zanu-PF youth leader Kudzanai Chipanga (pictured above) will appear in court today for their bail application after the duo unsuccessfully challenged their placement on remand on Saturday. Chombo, the former Zanu-PF Secretary for Administration, and Chipanga, the former secretary for the party’s Youth League, argued…
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Chiwenga sues Moyo

Daniel Nemukuyu Senior Court Reporter THE Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander General Constantino Dominic Guveya Nyikadzino Chiwenga has slapped Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo with a $5 million defamation lawsuit. Gen Chiwenga is suing over a press statement issued by Prof Moyo in July this year, insinuating that the military boss…
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Unlicensed driver fined $300

Munyaradzi Doma in Zvishavane AN unlicensed Harare man, who had an accident with another man’s car which he had taken without his consent, has been slapped with a $300 fine. Appearing before Zvishavane magistrate Mr Archie Wochiwunga last Friday, Tatenda Maunga (27) of Glen Norah pleaded not guilty. However, Mr Wochiwunga convicted him due to overwhelming evidence. He…
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Sulu child care case postponed

Tendai Rupapa Senior Court Reporter The maintenance case involving Orchestra Dendera Kings leader Sulumani Chimbetu and ex-wife Marygold Mutemasango was yesterday postponed to Monday next week after the latter informed the court that her lawyer was sick. Chimbetu (35), who is paying $800 maintenance towards the upkeep of two minors he sired with Mutemasango, recently applied for…
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