Articles tagged 'maintenance'

Rich, famous drown in maintenance debt 3 September 2017 HARARE - Responsibility is one thing that several people are afraid of in life, which has seen many men including popular figures being dragged before the courts for failing to pay maintenance towards the upkeep of their children. Politicians, business people, pastors, musicians and ordinary c...
Suluman in court over maintenance 28 March 2017 HARARE - Dendera musician Suluman Chimbetu has been dragged to court by his ex-wife Marygold Mutemasango after  allegedly defaulting on payment of $1 600 maintenance for the upkeep of their two minor children. Chimbetu, who was represented by Simudzai Machingauta, appeared before Harare magist...
Warriors star in maintenance row 23 May 2014 BULAWAYO - Warriors and Highlanders FC midfielder Peter “Rio” Moyo has been taken to court by his ex-wife Gracious Sibanda, 23, who is claiming $100 as maintenance for their nine-month-old child. The dreadlocked national team player, who was spotted at the courts on Wednesday morning, disappea...
Minister in maintenance row 6 May 2014 HARARE - Samuel Undenge, the Finance and Economic Planning deputy minister’s estranged wife Angeline, wants her former husband to continue paying maintenance for one of their two children who has reached 18 years of age. The minister’s ex-wife, through her lawyer, yesterday applied for the ext...
Ali Sadiki to pay $652 in child, spousal support 16 April 2014 HARARE - FC Platinum and Warriors midfielder Ali Sadiki was yesterday ordered by a Harare magistrate to pay $652 in child and spousal support for the upkeep of his pregnant girlfriend and minor child. Sadiki was ordered to pay $352 as maintenance for Sharon Chiwanza and the minor and a once-of...
Ruling on Sadiki's case today 15 April 2014 HARARE - Harare Civil Court magistrate Tafadzwa Muvhami will today rule on FC Platinum and Warriors midfielder, Ali Sadiki’s maintenance case in which his girlfriend is demanding more than $1 000. Sadiki was early this month dragged before the Harare Civil Court by his eight-month pregnant gir...
Footballer offers $200 maintenance 9 April 2014 HARARE - Ali Sadiki, the FC Platinum and Warriors midfielder, has offered $200 for his girlfriend’s maintenance, after arguing that he could not pay child support for a baby currently residing with his mother. Sadiki was last Friday dragged before the Harare Civil Court by his girlfriend Sharo...
Ali Sadiki's maintenance case resumes today 8 April 2014 HARARE - FC Platinum and Warriors midfielder Ali Sadiki will today respond to the maintenance claim lodged by his ex-girlfriend. Sadiki was on Friday dragged before the Harare Civil Court by his girlfriend Sharon Chiwanza, who is demanding more than $1 000 in child support. Chiwanza claims ...
Businessman shows torn trousers in court 17 March 2014 BULAWAYO - A Bulawayo businessman who refused to pay $500 in maintenance fees shocked the court when he revealed his torn khaki trousers as a way of proving insolvency. Pardon Nyika, 48 disputed his wife’s claims that he is a businessman who owns shops and earns up to $1 000 per month. Sini...
Woman arrested for defaulting on maintenance 14 February 2014 BULAWAYO - A woman who was last year dragged to the maintenance court by her estranged husband claiming $200 maintenance fee for the upkeep of their three children is back in the dock after she was nabbed for defaulting. Charity Chitsa, 30, appeared before Bulawayo magistrate Abednico Ndebele ...
'You didn't father 3rd child' 21 January 2014 HARARE - A Harare man was stunned yesterday when his wife told him that their last born child was not his. This emerged after Olinda Nhira hauled her husband Robert Urayayi before the Harare Civil Court claiming child support for two children. The husband had all along assumed all three chi...
Cop ordered to pay $160 in child support 21 January 2014 HARARE - A police officer has been ordered to pay maintenance for his child in a default judgment after he failed to turn up for his court hearing. This happened after Sammuel Chinofunga failed to pitch up for his hearing after signing the return of service papers which shows that he knew that...
Businessman offers $40 child support 20 January 2014 HARARE - A Mutare businessman has offered $40 in alimony for the upkeep of his child after he was hauled before the Harare Civil Court by his ex-wife. Robert Mukombe, who runs a transport company, a banana and coffee plantation, a garage, grocery shops, restaurants and bottle stores, has negle...
Airtime vendor offers $10 child support 17 January 2014 HARARE - An airtime vendor yesterday offered $10 for each of his four children in child support, against his wife’s demand of $250 per month. Idzai Posvo told magistrate Rekina Dzikiti that her husband, Tapfumaneyi Magurane, who is an airtime vendor realises $600 every month and recently bough...
Man produces $36 payslip in court 12 December 2013 HARARE - A Harare man yesterday produced a $36 payslip after his wife demanded more than $200 in maintenance. Lilian Murabowa dragged Stephen Magwa to the Harare Civil Court claiming $250 for their nine-year-old child. Murabowa told magistrate Vongai Muchuchuti that she does not know what h...
Photographer offers $20 maintenance 21 September 2013 HARARE - A man refusing to fund his children's education reportedly told his wife they would not die from not attending school. Misheck Matiko was brought before Harare Civil Court by his wife Catherine Mambo who sought maintenance of $400 for their five children. Mambo told the court that ...
50 maintenance cases reported daily 4 March 2013 HARARE - Approximately 50 men are dragged to the Harare Civil Court for maintenance on a daily basis, a 2012 record has shown. This suggest that an estimated 14 000 maintenance files were opened last year, up from 3 040 in 2011, 2 174 in 2010 and just 427 in 2008. As a result of the overwhelming ...