Courts and Crime

Kwekwe In Multi-Million-Dollar Road Rehabilitation Storm

KWEKWE City Council in the Midlands has failed to account for millions of dollars poured into the local authority for the rehabilitation of roads amid revelations that  politically connected companies were contracted without following procurement procedures. A schedule obtained by this publication from the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) revealed …

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Cheeky Armed Robbers Jailed 10 Years Each

FOUR notorious armed robbers have been sentenced to 10 years in prison each for committing a spate of cheeky robberies. Mbekezeli Brighton Sibanda (24) of Mbundani, Lindani Mpala (20) of Gwabalanda, Bhekani Ndlovu (20) and Michael Khumalo (25) of Cowdray Park appeared before Bulawayo regional magistrate Dambudzo Malunga on Wednesday. …

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Minister July Moyo Accused Of Abusing Devolution Funds

CITIZENS Coalition for Change (CCC) Manicaland chairperson, Proper Mutseyami has accused local government minister July Moyo of abusing devolution funds. Mutseyami said Moyo was deliberately delaying the disbursement of the funds to local authorities so as he can keep embezzling the money. The Dangamvura-Chikanga legislator said this during a constituency …

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Game Meat, Snares Get Boy (16) Arrested

A 16-year old Beitbridge boy has been arrested and is due to appear in court after he was caught in possession of snares and game meat. The boy was arrested together with one Freeman Moyo (38), and the two are being charged for contravening section 5 of Trapping of Animals …

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Corrupt Deals Heavily Cost Harare

The Environmental Management Agency (Ema) says Harare City Council (HCC) is spending at least US$3 million per month in treating water polluted by sewage effluence disposed into rivers. An estimated 383 mega litres (ML) of raw and partially treated sewage is discharged daily into the environment, according to a report …

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Journalists Spend Weekend Detained

HARARE – Two NewsDay journalists arrested on Saturday in Chitungwiza will appear in court on Monday, their lawyers said. Blessed Mhlanga and Chengeto Chidi are accused of taking of photos ​​or video within a polling station without authority from the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission. They deny the charges. The two journalists …

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Mnangagwa Sucked Into Budiriro Land Dispute

The ongoing land dispute in Budiriro between land developer Fifty Angels Company and one Hebert Senda, popularly known as Madzibaba Enock, has reached a boiling point with Senda now accused of dropping President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s name, the Zimbabwe Independent has learnt. The land under dispute is at number 2254, which …

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