Articles tagged 'harare magistrates courts'

Gumbo faces fraud charges 13 September 2017 HARARE - Former Cabinet minister Rugare Gumbo made a surprise appearance at the Harare Magistrates' Courts yesterday, amid accusations that he swindled an agricultural equipment dealer $27 000 through a botched sale of a combined harvester. The frail looking veteran nationalist, aged 76, arriv...
Police, CIO 'informer' clash 24 August 2017 HARARE - Court proceedings were temporarily halted as top detective Joseph Nemaisa and his crack team wrestled with a self-proclaimed Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) informer Delish Nguwaya who had been due to appear at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts yesterday over allegations of possessi...
Magistrates' 'undue' postponement of cases slammed 20 March 2017 HARARE - Chief magistrate Mishrod Guvamombe has castigated the “unjustified” unnecessary postponement of cases, saying it leads to delays in justice delivery. This comes as lawyers have often complained about endless and willy-nilly deferment of cases by the courts.  “Remanding and postponi...
Recruitment freeze hits judiciary 18 March 2017 HARARE - Government must consider lifting the freeze on magistrates’ recruitment as there is a serious shortage of staff in the judiciary, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) said. Speaking at a swearing in ceremony of three trainee magistrates at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts yesterday, ch...
Drama as war vet Mahiya is released 2 August 2016 HARARE - Former Vice President and now Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) leader Joice Mujuru led a high-profile cast of liberation struggle stalwarts and civic society leaders yesterday as she unexpectedly pitched up at the Harare Magistrates' Courts to show solidarity with war veterans' spokesperson D...
Businesswoman acquitted 20 June 2016 HARARE - The High Court has quashed a $600 fine imposed on Harare businesswoman Patience Chivasa, who was accused of defrauding a South Africa-based Indian businessman of $22 000. Chivasa appealed to the High Court after she had been found guilty by the Harare Magistrates' Courts on allegation...
Inmates report Chikurubi horror 6 September 2015 HARARE - A truck carrying scores of prisoners from Chikurubi Maximum Prison arrives at the Harare Magistrates Courts. The occupants peer through the meshed barricade looking to spot wives, husbands, brothers, sisters and friends, as they are brought to answer further charges. Prisoners tell...