Articles tagged 'high court'

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...
Kwese TV is back 30 September 2017 HARARE - Telecommunications magnate Strive Masiyiwa's Econet Media-owned Kwese TV through its partner Dr Dish (Private) Limited has won an urgent chamber application in which it sought permission to continue broadcasting pending a Supreme Court appeal filed by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbab...
Court defers hearing on MDC BVR challenge 19 September 2017 HARARE - High Court judge Davison Foroma yesterday deferred to Thursday,  hearing of an application by the MDC seeking to nullify the proclaimed dates for voter registration, arguing that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) is unprepared for the process. In the application, the MDC cited P...
Kwese TV wants to broadcast pending appeal 14 September 2017 HARARE - Econet Group's pay television service, Kwese TV yesterday filed an urgent chamber application — through its partner Dr Dish (Private) Limited — seeking permission to be broadcasting pending a Supreme Court hearing of an appeal filed by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (Baz). Thi...
Kwese TV licensing hailed 13 September 2017 HARARE - The High Court's decision to grant Kwese TV satellite television services rights in Zimbabwe has been hailed by media practitioners, lawyers, artistes as a victory as it paves way for full liberalisation of the broadcasting sector which has over the years been dominated by State-run ZBC....
High Court orders Baz to grant Kwese TV licence 9 September 2017 HARARE - The High Court yesterday ordered the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (Baz)  to issue a licence to Econet Group's pay television service, Kwese TV, to start broadcasting. This comes after Baz declared Kwese TV illegal and warned the company against providing services without licence...
Court withholds ruling on Kwese TV 6 September 2017 HARARE - The High Court yesterday withheld ruling on whether an application by Econet Group's pay television service, Kwese TV, in which it is challenging the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (Baz) over an operating licence, was urgent or not. This comes after Baz declared Kwese TV illegal a...
Chief Charumbira gets relief 30 August 2017 HARARE - President of the National Council of Zimbabwe Chiefs, Fortune Charumbira, has won a High Court interdict stopping a probe into his legitimacy. High Court judge justice David Mangota stopped an investigation that had been set in motion by Faniel Mkwaira, who is challenging Charumbira's...
Police pressured to release CIO informer 26 August 2017 HARARE – The police buckled under pressure on Thursday and freed a Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) informer Delish Nguwaya, following High Court judge Charles Hungwe's order for his immediate release. His lawyer Jonathan Samukange confirmed the development to the Daily News yesterday. ...
Judge blasts police for manhandling CIO informer 25 August 2017 HARARE - High Court judge Charles Hungwe has slammed the police for gruesomely manhandling a self-proclaimed Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) informer Delish Nguwaya, arrested at the Harare Magistrates' Court on allegations of undermining the police. Hungwe asked the prosecutor Kenias C...
Tsvangirai case struck off the roll 19 August 2017 HARARE - MDC president Morgan Tsvangirai is off the hook after the High Court on Wednesday struck off the roll an application by Harare man Moreprecision Muzadzi, who is seeking $50 000 compensation for reportedly offering consultancy services to the veteran politician ahead of the 2013 elections...
Judge slams acting prosecutor-general 19 August 2017 HARARE – High Court judge Tawanda Chitapi has slammed acting Prosecutor-General (PG) Ray Goba, describing his attempts to have him recused from handling his predecessor Johannes Tomana's criminal case as unbecoming, unprofessional and unethical. This comes after Goba early this year wrote to J...
Mutodi to challenge arrest 18 August 2017 HARARE – Musician and businessman Energy Mutodi, who was arrested last week on charges of undermining the president will challenge his arrest when he next appears in court. The businessman-cum-politician was arrested last week by armed police following his Facebook post in which he warned Pres...
Minister backs corporal punishment 21 July 2017 HARARE - Primary and Secondary Education deputy minister Paul Mavhima has said schools and parents must continue administering corporal punishment on pupils but employ proportionate disciplinary techniques. This comes after High Court judges have ruled that the use of corporal punishment on ch...
High Court throws out Psmas members' query 4 July 2017 HARARE - High Court Judge Priscillah Chigumba has dismissed an urgent chamber application by Premier Service Medical Aid Society (Psmas) members to have the dissolution of the Psmas board included on the annual general meeting (AGM) agenda. Psmas members Maphios Siamuchembo and Eden Frank Mtam...
Zifa bus saga rages on 29 June 2017 HARARE – The Sheriff of the High Court has made a police report after failing to locate a bus that had been attached in the case involving Zifa and Daisy Lodge. Zifa are currently embroiled in a legal battle with the lodge after failing to settle a debt that now stands at over $161 000. Dai...
NetOne paid Kangai $247 000 23 June 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's government-owned mobile firm NetOne has said it paid its former chief executive officer Reward Kangai $247 000 following the termination of his employment contract. Kangai was sent on forced leave in March 2016 after the company's board sanctioned a forensic audit into the ...
Zifa battles to save bus 21 June 2017 HARARE - Zifa is battling to save a state-of-the-art luxury bus it received from the South African Football Association (Safa) from being attached by the Sherriff of the High Court. After the 2010 World Cup, Safa received 18 Hyundai luxury coaches from the Local Organising Committee (Loc) and ...
Zifa faces $27 000 lawsuit 21 June 2017 HARARE - A travel company has dragged embattled Zifa to the High Court seeking to garnish the soccer body's bank account after it failed to pay $27 000 for 2015 airfares. The Travel Bureau, which trades as Arena Travel, claims that it has since won a High Court order for it to be paid the mone...
ZBC sues former manager over car 21 June 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has sued its former head of radio services, Christopher Chivinge — fired in November last year — seeking the return of a company motor vehicle and identity card. In the High Court application, ZBC claims that Chivinge is refusing to return the c...