Articles tagged 'ignatious chombo'

Chombo's diplomatic passport revoked 24 November 2018 HARARE - The State yesterday repossessed former Cabinet minister Ignatius Chombo's diplomatic passport saying he is no longer a government official. Chombo is facing a slew of charges ranging from criminal abuse of office, criminal nuisance and violating the Prevention of Corruption Act amongs...
Arrests should follow convictions 11 November 2018 HARARE - While we all applaud the anti-corruption drive being spearheaded from President Emmerson Mnangagwa's office which has seen several ex-ministers arrested for abuse of office, we all wait for the first conviction. Until we start seeing convictions and perpetrators being sent to jail, th...
Chombo, Chipanga further remanded 23 October 2018 HARARE - A Harare magistrate yesterday further remanded former Zanu PF bigwigs Ignatius Chombo, Kudzanai Chipanga, Matthew Muleya and Munyaradzi Hamandishe who are accused of wearing regalia associated with the party after their expulsion. Magistrate Hosea Mujaya remanded the matter to Novembe...
Chombo, Chipanga regalia trial deferred 27 July 2018 HARARE - The trial of former Zanu PF bigwigs Ignatius Chombo, Kudzanai Chipanga and Munyaradzai Hamandishe — charged for wearing regalia associated with the party —  was yesterday deferred to August 2. The trio is facing charges of criminal nuisance. Their trial could not kick off yesterday...
Chombo's bail conditions further relaxed 28 April 2018 HARARE - Former Cabinet minister Ignatius Chombo's bail conditions have been further relaxed to allow him to seek medical attention in South Africa. Chombo, who is facing a slew of corruption charges with the State alleging he prejudiced it of more than $3,6 million, was represented by Lovemor...
Court grants temporary reprieve for Chombo 9 March 2018 HARARE - Former Cabinet minister Ignatius Chimbo, facing charges of criminal abuse of office, has been successful in having his bail conditions relaxed by the Harare Magistrates' Courts. Chombo made the application through his lawyer Lovemore Madhuku to be allowed to report twice a week at Mar...
'Zacc selectively arresting politicians' 4 February 2018 HARARE - Citizens have raised concerns over the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc)'s “selective” arrests of politicians, amid indications that they are leaving out the big fish that contributed to the downfall of the country's economy. Since November last year when the army took over g...
Chombo's bail conditions relaxed 11 January 2018 HARARE - A Harare magistrate yesterday relaxed former Cabinet minister Ignatius Chombo's  bail conditions to allow him to tend to his farm in Mashonaland West. Chombo, detained by the military before Robert Mugabe resigned as president, was granted bail by the High Court last month on a slew o...
Chombo's bail variation ruling deferred 9 January 2018 HARARE - A HARARE magistrate has postponed to tomorrow a ruling on an application by former Cabinet minister Ignatius Chombo to have his bail conditions relaxed to allow him to attend to his farm in Mashonaland West. Although prosecutor Edmore Nyazamba had not objected to Chombo’s application,...
Chombo wants bail conditions relaxed 6 January 2018 HARARE - Former Cabinet minister Ignatius Chombo has applied to the magistrates court to have his bail conditions relaxed to allow him to attend to his farm in Rafingora, Mashonaland West. He made the application through his lawyers — Lovemore Madhuku and Tungamirai Muganhiri — before Harare m...
Chombo, Chipanga charged for wearing Zanu PF regalia 16 December 2017 HARARE - Three former Zanu PF bigwigs, who are fighting legal battles after being arrested during the Zimbabwe Defence Forces’ Operation Restore Legacy, have once again been arrested for wearing regalia associated with the party and its leadership. Ex-Zanu PF secretary for administration Ignat...
Chombo accused of defrauding Pfugari 15 December 2017 HARARE - Former Finance minister Ignatius Chombo who is currently out on stringent bail conditions over a slew of charges was back at the Harare Magistrates Court yesterday on fresh allegations of contravening the Prevention of Corruption Act and bribery. The ex-Zanu PF secretary for administr...
Chombo picked up on fresh charges 14 December 2017 HARARE - Former Cabinet minister Ignatius Chombo was last night picked up by the Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commission (Zacc) on fresh charges relating to settlement of victims of Operation Murambatsvina families on White Cliff farm during his time at the Local Government ministry. Zacc alleges ...
Council probes Chimene, Chombo 14 December 2017 MUTARE – Mutare City Council (MCC) has compiled a dossier listing properties that were either sold or processed by the city during the tenure of Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Mandiitawepi Chimene in a move which could potentially see former Finance minister Ignatius Chombo being asked to...
Chombo pays $5k bail, goes home 9 December 2017 HARARE - Former Finance minister Ignatius Chombo yesterday formally paid $5 000 bail before he was finally released from Chikurubi Maximum Prison where he had been on remand for nearly two weeks. Chombo was ordered to pay $5 000 bail by the High Court on Thursday to end his hell in remand pris...
Chombo, Chipanga fight for freedom 7 December 2017 HARARE – Former Finance minister Ignatius Chombo’s bail hearing in the High Court was postponed again to today. His hearing is being heard together with that of ex-Zanu PF youth chairperson, Kudzanai Chipanga, who is being charged with publishing falsehoods prejudicial to the State. Allegat...
Let's walk the talk on corruption 4 December 2017 HARARE – Last week, President Emmerson Mnangagwa took the first bold step towards tackling the rot that has destroyed Zimbabwe’s economy. Mnangagwa issued a statement, giving individuals and corporates up to three months to return money and assets they externalised. The previous week, he ha...
Chombo saga sucks more victims 30 November 2017 HARARE – The corruption storm raging around former Finance minister Ignatius Chombo yesterday sucked in more victims who were denied bail by Harare magistrate Josephine Sande. The former Home Affairs minister is currently awaiting commencement of trial on December 8 while behind bars. Yeste...
Zanu PF finishes off Moyo, Tyson 29 November 2017 HARARE – Zanu PF has hammered the final nails on the political coffins of former Cabinet ministers — Jonathan Moyo, Saviour Kasukuwere and Ignatius Chombo – when it recalled the trio and two others from Parliament which duly announced yesterday that they had ceased to be members of the National A...
Chombo, Chipanga denied bail 28 November 2017 HARARE - Former Finance minister Ignatius Chombo was denied bail yesterday with Harare provincial magistrate, Elisha Singano, ruling that the embattled politician was a flight risk. Chombo is facing charges of criminal abuse of office, contravening the Prevention of Corruption Act and fraud. ...
Net should close in on corrupt officials 27 November 2017 HARARE - While Zimbabweans are agreed that corruption is the number one cancer eating the fabric of the nation and that those responsible have to be brought to book, analysts are of the opinion that if there are any arrests they have to be done professionally with suspects being given fair trial ...
Pokello benefitted from Chombo's corruption: State 27 November 2017 HARARE - Socialite Pokello Nare allegedly received a gift of a Toyota Hilux Vigo from her step father Ignatius Chombo which the former Finance minister illegally bought using State funds. The Toyota Hilux Vigo for the former Big Brother Africa contestant is among various items listed on the ch...
Chombo what are you up to? 9 February 2014 HARARE - Against a backdrop of resistance from residents, councillors, fellow politicians and the nation at large, Local Government minister Ignatious Chombo remains adamant that Harare town clerk Tendai Mahachi should be reinstated after being suspended by mayor Bernard Manyenyeni. Zimbabwean...
Harare City Council to meet over Mahachi suspension 5 February 2014 HARARE - The Harare City Council is expected to hold a special full council meeting later today to deliberate on the fate of suspended Town Clerk, Tendai Mahachi. Mahachi was suspended last week by Harare Mayor Benard Manyenyeni for three months pending investigations into allegations of f...
It's yet another Murambatsvina 11 November 2013 HARARE - Fear has gripped Harare residents as government's planned demolition of illegal structures in the capital begins tomorrow. Coinciding with the onset of the rainy season, authorities will on Tuesday be moving in to clear slums across Harare, where 4 million people live. Since last w...