Articles tagged 'chivayo'

Court queries Genius, Wicknell trial delay 10 October 2018 HARARE – A Harare regional magistrate yesterday questioned the delay in prosecution of businessmen Genius Kadungure and Wicknell Chivhayo who are facing corruption charges dating back to 2012. Regional magistrate Morgan Nemadire who is presiding over Kadungure and Chivayo's fraud trial ordered...
High Court grants Chivayo $2k bail 11 August 2018 HARARE - Jet-setting Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo, pictured below, was yesterday granted $2 000 bail by the High Court. Chivayo had been condemned to remand prison after he was denied bail at the Harare Magistrates' Court on Monday on grounds that he was a flight risk. Chivayo and hi...
Spotlight falls on Chivayo again 18 January 2018 HARARE - The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy is putting pressure on government to implement the moribund Gwanda solar energy project with haste, throwing the spotlight on flamboyant businessmen Wicknell Chivayo once more. Chivayo was awarded a $200 million tender to roll ...
Concert organisers rope in Chiyangwa, Chivayo 19 November 2016 HARARE - Organisers of Tanzanian star Diamond Platnumz's maiden gig in Zimbabwe have roped in businessmen Philip Chiyangwa and Wicknell Chivayo to help them publicise the concert after the two bought 30 VVIP tickets apiece. 2 Kings Entertainment spokesperson Dee Nosh told the Daily News that t...
Chivayo pledges more support for Warriors 6 September 2016 HARARE - Warriors' benefactor Wicknell Chivayo says there will be no repeat of the shoddy preparations that characterised Zimbabwe's trip to Conakry to face Guinea in Sunday's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. The Warriors only left Harare on Saturday evening on a chartered Air Zimbabwe pl...
Graft blitz: Grace's allies say bring it on 8 June 2016 HARARE - First Lady Grace Mugabe's perceived allies who are targets of a hotly-disputed government anti-corruption blitz that has heightened tensions within President Robert Mugabe's faction-ridden Zanu PF say they can't wait to face their accusers in court and demonstrate that the campaign is no...
Chivayo to honour $250k Warriors' bonus pledge 8 June 2016 HARARE - Businessman Wicknell Chivayo says nothing will stop him from paying the Warriors $250 000 bonus he promised them if they qualified for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. After the Warriors defeated Swaziland back in March, Chivayo promised to give the squad the bonus if they went on to s...
Mboma hails Warriors' qualification 6 June 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe National Soccer Supporters Association (ZNSSA) has welcomed the Warriors qualification for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals to be held in Gabon. Zimbabwe sealed their place at the finals after a convincing 3-0 win over Malawi at the National Sports Stadium to take an...
'Undenge, Zesa board must step down' 4 June 2016 HARARE - Welshman Ncube's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has demanded that Energy and Power Development minister Samuel Undenge and the entire Zesa board step down with immediate effect to save the power utility's image and coffers. This comes as the Zanu PF Manicaland provinc...
Chivayo hits back 19 May 2016 HARARE - Amid swirling rumours about the fate of his energy contracts with the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC), controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo says he “will not bow down to pressure” and there was“nothing unusual about a measly $5 million payment” from the organisation. This comes as ...
Chivayo deserves credit 11 April 2016 JOHANNESBURG - When everyone must be applauding the recent rise of Zimbabwean football, one issue which hogged headlines this past week has been that of one Wicknell Chivayo and his “sponsorship” to the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa).The thing is, since storming into the limelight late last...
AAG president defends Chivayo 6 April 2016 HARARE - Affirmative Action Group (AAG) president Chamu Chiwanza has defended Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) benefactor Wicknell Chivayo for withdrawing his sponsorship from local football. Chiwanza said it is understandable for Chivayo to pull out as people are not showing appreciation ...
Angry Chivayo cancels Zifa deal 5 April 2016 HARARE - Businessman Wicknell Chivayo is ending his Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) sponsorship deal, for the time being, after it emerged Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa has not been paid in two months. The youthful Harare entrepreneur, who has amassed his wealth in the transport and energ...