Articles tagged 'high court'

High Court throws out Chamisa suit against Mnangagwa 27 July 2018 HARARE - The High Court yesterday dismissed an application by opposition leader Nelson Chamisa seeking an order barring President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Zanu PF from interfering with the independence of traditional leaders. Chamisa had dragged his main rival in next Monday's crunch national el...
Court stops Chipanga eviction from farm 21 June 2018 HARARE - The High Court has barred Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Monica Mutsvangwa from evicting former Zanu PF youth leader Kudzanai Chipanga from his Headlands farm. This comes after Chipanga through his lawyer Lovemore Madhuku filed an urgent chamber application accusing Mutsvangwa...
Charumbira fights apology judgment 21 June 2018 HARARE - President of the National Council of Chiefs (NCC) Fortune Charumbira has filed an emergency motion in the High Court to fight a ruling directing him to issue an apology for rallying other chiefs to support the ruling Zanu PF party in the July 30 elections. The move came as Charumbira ...
CAPS United bus attached over debt 12 June 2018 HARARE - CAPS United’s team bus was finally attached by the Sheriff of the High Court after the Castle Lager Premiership side reneged on a payment settlement plan in the $10 000 debt owed to former employee Joyce Kapota. The former Makepekepe communications officer Kapota was awarded $10 400 b...
Woes mount for Kasukuwere's brother 26 April 2018 HARARE - Woes continue mounting for former Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere’s brother Stanley, after he was dragged before the High Court for failing to pay back a $24 000 loan advanced to him in 2016 by Met Bank. According to court papers, the two parties entered into a written lo...
Artisanal miners hit back at Grace Mugabe 4 April 2018 HARARE - Former  first lady Grace Mugabe may have made millions of dollars through gold mining at 16 gold claims she seized at Smithfield Farm in Mazowe, it has been alleged. The claim was made at a news conference yesterday by the artisanal miners who vowed to defy attempts by Grace to evict ...
Grace lying, says Mpofu 2 April 2018 BULAWAYO - Former first lady Grace Mugabe is defying a court order to vacate Smithfield Farm, which she claims has been invaded by artisanal miners who are suspected to be Zanu PF youths, Home Affairs and Culture minister Obert Mpofu said yesterday. Mpofu told a news conference here that polic...
Police ordered to pay $17k to pro-democracy activist 22 March 2018 HARARE - Police have been ordered to  pay $17 075 in damages to pro-democracy activist Cynthia Manjoro, a  victim of wrongful arrest, detention, torture and malicious prosecution, High Court judge Mary Zimba-Dube ruled yesterday. Police had contested the charges and refused to accept liability...
NetOne moves to evict ex-CEO from house 28 February 2018 HARARE - The government-owned mobile firm NetOne Cellular (Private) Limited (NetOne) has dragged its former chief executive officer Reward Kangai to the High Court seeking to evict him from one of its properties following the termination of his contract of employment in 2016. According to cour...
Dad drags school to court for expelling daughter 12 January 2018 HARARE - A Harare man has made an urgent chamber application contesting Gateway High School's decision to withdraw his daughter from the institution for non-payment of school fees arrears amounting to $14 000. In the application filed at the High Court on January 9, David Tapera Mabuwa cited G...
High Court stops bus terminus construction 28 December 2017 HARARE - High Court judge Felistas Chatukuta has interdicted the Harare City Council from constructing a bus terminus opposite Rhodesville Police Station in Harare following an objection lodged by Hillside and Eastlea residents. The applicant was Munyaradzi Mutsai and 19 others, while the resp...
Mnangagwa reinstates PG Goba 2 December 2017 HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa has moved to gazette the reinstatement of fired Prosecutor-General (PG) Ray Goba. This follows a decision by the High Court stopping the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) from removing or interfering with his appointment without following procedures outli...
High Court throws Goba lifeline 23 November 2017 HARARE - Fired Prosecutor-General (PG) Ray Goba yesterday received a huge boost in his bid to keep his job when the High Court stopped the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) from removing or interfering with his appointment without following procedures outlined in the Constitution. Section (25...
2014 $350k fraud rap haunts duo 23 November 2017 HARARE - A fugitive from justice who went into hiding after discovering that the High Court had over turned his acquittal in a $350 000 fraud case was apprehended in Harare last week. He has since been locked up pending delivery of his sentence. Tonderai Muocha and his accomplice Israel Tan...
High Court defers hearing on aliens vote challenge 21 November 2017 HARARE - The High Court postponed a hearing to tomorrow an application seeking an order compelling the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) to register the so-called “aliens” as prospective voters for the 2018 general elections during the on-going biometric voter registration exercise after the el...
Marriot wants case thrown out 10 November 2017 HARARE - The battle to control Dynamos Football Club has taken a new twist after the football club’s board chairperson, Bernard Marriot Lusengo urged the High Court to dismiss Dynamos Trust’s application in which it seeks to be joined in an ongoing wrangle to control the club. Dynamos — one of...
Court reserves ruling in Makandiwa case 8 November 2017 HARARE - The High Court has reserved judgment in a matter in which United Family International Church (UFIC) leader Emmanuel Makandiwa and his wife, Ruth, are being sued for $6, 5 million by former congregants over alleged false prophecies. The application was made by businessman Upenyu Mashan...
DeMbare ownership wrangle re-ignited 8 November 2017 HARARE - The battle to control Dynamos Football Club — one of the oldest football clubs in Zimbabwe — is raging on, seven years after an application was initially launched at the High Court. The case has, however, taken a new twist after Dynamos Trust chairperson Isaac Nhema, filed an applicat...
Police ordered to vacate Globetrotter 6 November 2017 HARARE - The High Court has ordered the police to vacate popular entertainment joint Globetrotter located on the outskirts of Harare, following a wrangle over the control of the hangout that broke out on Monday. All the tenants that had been illegally evicted by police last Monday have been re...
Fake judge soils Mnangagwa's name 5 November 2017 HARARE - A Chitungwiza woman — Runyararo Mawere — who duped an unsuspecting man of $6 500 by posing as a High Court Judge and alleging she was Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's close ally was yesterday arraigned before the courts. Mawere, who is High Court Judge Esther Muremba's sister, was ...
Army fights property attachment 1 November 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Defence Industries (ZDI) has approached the High Court seeking to block the attachment of its property by a clearing agent that claims to have paid $73 000 tax to the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) on behalf of the State-owned military outfit. ZDI filed an urgent cham...
50yrs in marriage, still going strong 22 October 2017 HARARE - At a time when divorce statistics are shooting to the roof, with some couples barely managing to spend a year together, a Silobela couple in Midlands celebrated a cool 50 years together this year. For Hezekiah Mkuhlani and wife Prisca, now 73 and 70 respectively, it's all about love a...
Muchechetere confiscates white farmer's property 19 October 2017 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe Broadcasting Holdings'  (ZBH) chief executive officer Happison Muchechetere has been dragged to the High Court by a white farmer, who accuses him of confiscating his farm equipment. In the application, Stodart Brothers (Private) Limited is the applicant, while Mucheche...
Chasi sued over $1,2m debt 11 October 2017 HARARE - Former Justice deputy minister Fortune Chasi has been dragged to the High Court by the Zimbabwe Farmers Development Company (ZFDC) after failing to pay $1, 2 million for farming equipment he reportedly bought on credit in 2009. The company, which is demanding $1 251 484, 38, issued th...
Economic decay ruins marriages 1 October 2017 HARARE - The meltdown gripping Zimbabwe's once-prosperous economy has conspired with stress, and domestic violence to cause a spike in marriage breakups with the High Court in Harare alone registering 42 divorce cases in one week. Legal experts and organisations that work with women told the D...