Articles tagged 'energy mutodi'

Mutodi praises Mnangagwa in new song 26 March 2015 HARARE - Flamboyant sungura musician-cum-politician Energy Mutodi will launch his 10th album Ndinokutendai (I Thank You) comprising the song, Havo Ndibaba where he praises Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The album, which is expected to hit the market in the first week of April, also implore...
'Energy Mutodi has case to answer' 23 January 2015 HARARE - Energy Mutodi — accused of swindling home-seekers of over $500 000 — has a case to answer and should be put to his defence, a prosecutor said yesterday. Prosecutor Michael Reza quashed Mutodi's attempt to seek discharge on the grounds that allegations being levelled against him were c...
Mutodi applies for discharge 21 January 2015 HARARE - Energy Mutodi — accused of swindling homeseekers of over $500 000, has applied for discharge at the close of the State's case, arguing the allegations were civil in nature and should never have been brought before a criminal court. Mutodi is jointly charged with his company National H...
Energy Mutodi fined 8 January 2015 HARARE - Businessman-cum-musician Energy Mutodi has been fined $150 for failing to secure a firearm. The colourful musician, who recently sensationally claimed that Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa could succeed President Mugabe by March, faces a 30-day jail term if he fails to pay the fine. ...
'Mnangagwa to take over in March' 6 January 2015 HARARE - Discredited musician-cum-politician, Energy Mutodi — a self-confessed follower of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa — has spewed another cocktail of  controversial New Year wishes and bizarre conspiracy theories that could put the acting president under further pressure from Zanu PF hard...
Mutodi lines up new project 4 January 2015 HARARE - Controversial businessman-cum-musician Energy Mutodi says landing position one on the National FM Top 50 songs of the year has encouraged him to urgently push for a new album. Mutodi's winning song Runyararo is about the factionalism that has rocked the ruling Zanu PF. In the song, he...
Mutodi picked up again 11 September 2014 HARARE - Businessman cum-musician Energy Mutodi, who is also a director of the National Housing Delivery Trust (NHDT), has been picked up by police over theft of trust property allegations involving $300 000. He has since been released.
Manangazira testifies in Mutodi's trial 27 July 2014 HARARE - A director in the ministry of Health and Child Care yesterday blamed her employer for facilitating her being swindled by businessman Energy Mutodi.  Portia Manangazira, the director of epidemiology and disease control in the Health ministry, testified before Harare magistrate Hosea Mu...
'Mutodi can't access bank account' 23 July 2014 HARARE - The Harare Magistrates Court has granted an interim order barring businessman-cum-musician Energy Mutodi from accessing funds from his National Housing Development Trust (NHDT) bank account. Magistrate Brighton Pabwe granted the order following an application filed by Boniface Chikono...
Mutodi siphoned NHDT cash, manager testifies 11 June 2014 HARARE - Businessman-cum musician Energy Mutodi contributed to the collapse of housing projects by pocketing money receipted into National Housing Development Trust (NHDT) by desperate home seekers, a Harare magistrate heard yesterday. Mutodi is answering charges of swindling home-seekers of $...
Mutodi trial deferred 13 May 2014 HARARE - The trial of businessman-cum-musician Energy Mutodi, who is accused of swindling Harare home-seekers of $588 787, failed to kick off for the second time because Mutodi’s lawyer was sick. Harare magistrate Vakayi Chikwekwe postponed the trial to Wednesday. Mutodi is jointly charged ...
Zimcos bogus — Govt 9 May 2014 HARARE - Artists must be wary of the Zimbabwe Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (Zimcos) which claims to have the power to license music pirates on behalf of musicians, the Zimbabwe Intellectual Property Office (Zipo) has said. Zipo, which falls under the ministry of Justice, Legal and Parli...
Mutodi's trial date deferred 29 April 2014 HARARE - The trial of businessman-cum-musician Energy Mutodi, who is accused of swindling Harare home-seekers of $588 787, was yesterday deferred to May 12. Harare magistrate Aidonia Masawi could not proceed with the trial because he is due for leave “making it impossible for the matter to kic...
Trial date set for Mutodi 4 March 2014 HARARE - A Harare magistrate has set a trial date for businessman-cum-musician Energy Mutodi who is facing a $2 million fraud charge. Magistrate Vakayi Chikwekwe has set April 28 as the trial date. The State intends to call 22 000 witnesses in the trial in which the Chigorodanda-hitmaker re...
Mutodi appeals against eviction 20 December 2013 HARARE - Flamboyant musician Energy Mutodi is appealing against a High Court ruling ejecting him from the Gimboki Housing Project in Mutare's Dangamvura suburb. Mutodi has instructed his lawyers to lodge a Supreme Court application seeking to quash the High Court ruling. High Court Judge Ha...
Desperate Mutodi courts Pinnacle 4 November 2013 HARARE - In a desperate bid to ease his legal woes, embattled businessman-cum-musician Energy Mutodi has made overtures to fellow businessman Phillip Chiyangwa's Pinnacle to re-organise his housing project. Mutodi's National Housing Development Trust (NHDT) has partnered with Pinnacle in what ...
Mutodi band members to join Bev 4 October 2013 HARARE - Raunchy dancer-cum-musician Beverly Sibanda aka Bev will today officially launch her debut album, Tapinda in Harare with rumours that former Mutodi Stars band members are joining her Sexy Angels. Tonight's album launch at City Sports Bar will graced by South African music star Freddy ...
Mutodi freed on bail 19 August 2013 HARARE - Businessman-cum-musician Energy Mutodi was on Monday morning freed by the High Court from remand prison on $2 000 bail. High Court judge Hlekani Mwayera ordered Mutodi to surrender his passport, report to Borrowdale Police Station once every week and not to interfere with witnesses an...
Energy Mutodi lodges fresh bail appeal 16 August 2013 HARARE - Controversial businessman-cum-musician Energy Mutodi, who allegedly fleeced desperate Mutare home-seekers of close to $2 million, has filed a fresh bail application after High Court Judge Hlekani Mwayera struck the matter off the roll last week. The flamboyant entrepreneur's lawyer Fa...
Jailed Mutodi's troubles mount 13 August 2013 HARARE - Incarcerated businessman-cum-singer Energy Mutodi,  currently in remand prison, risks being dragged to court again by his band members for breaching contracts he entered with them. Mutodi is alleged to have breached a five-year-contract he entered with  Mutodi Express band members inc...
Mutodi remains behind bars 11 August 2013 HARARE - Controversial businessman-cum-musician, Energy Mutodi, who allegedly fleeced desperate Mutare home-seekers of close to $2 million, has remained behind bars after High Court Judge Hlekani Mwayera yesterday struck the matter off the roll. The flamboyant entrepreneur's lawyer, Farai Nyam...
Mutodi seeks High Court relief 8 August 2013 HARARE - Flamboyant businessman-cum-musician Energy Mutodi has taken his fight for freedom to the High Court following his detention on allegations of swindling desperate home-seekers of close to $2 million. The musician, who is the director of National Housing Development Trust (NHDT), remain...
Mutodi decries prolonged remand in fraud case 29 June 2013 HARARE - Barely two months after appearing in court facing a $6 million fraud charge, businessman-cum-musician Energy Mutodi, has requested the State to furnish him with a trial date. Mutodi, 34, through his defence counsel Tendai Hangazha, notified the court of his intentions to apply for ref...
Bruised Mutodi gets consolation from music 29 June 2013 HARARE - After failing to make it in the Zanu PF primary elections, flamboyant businessman-cum-musician Energy Mutodi begrudgingly surrendered Goromonzi South Constituency to Beatrice Nyamupinga while drowning his sorrows in showbiz. Mutodi wrote on his Facebook page that he will no longer stop m...
Mutodi freed on bail 15 June 2013 HARARE - Energy Mutodi, a businessman-cum-musician, was yesterday freed on $500 bail after appearing in court on charges of fraud involving over $6 million. Mutodi, 34, is alleged to have fleeced 16 000 civil servants under the guise that his housing scheme would benefit them. The court heard tha...