Articles tagged 'munyaradzi kereke'

Kereke helps ZPCS develop business proposals: Zimondi 20 July 2018 HARARE - Incacerated former Bikita West Member of Parliament Munyaradzi Kereke is helping the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Service (ZPCS) develop business proposals, ZPCS Commissioner-General Paradzai Zimondi has said. Kereke, a former advisor to then Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gid...
Kereke's jail sentence cut 3 March 2018 HARARE - Convicted rapist and former Member of Parliament for Bikita West Munyaradzi Kereke  has had three years of his 10-year sentence cut by prison officials on account of good behaviour, the Daily News can report. The businessman has also been removed from the D Class section at Chikurubi ...
Fame, fortune fail to save Kereke, Gumbura 15 October 2017 HARARE - If fame and fortune could buy freedom, then the likes of former Zanu PF Bikita West MP Munyaradzi Kereke and Independent End Time Message church founder Robert Martin Gumbura would be walking scot-free today. Their incarceration, however, has changed the face of prison, which is domin...
Bikita poll vital for opposition: Mujuru 16 January 2017 HARARE - Former vice president and now leader of the Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) party, Joice Mujuru, says this week's by-election will go a long way in assuring long-suffering Zimbabweans that their future lies with the opposition. Mujuru's fledgling party will be participating in its first e...
Mahofa threatens election violence 7 January 2017 HARARE - Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Shuvai Mahofa has made veiled threats to unleash violence and abductions in Bikita West if the forthcoming by-election in the constituency does not go Zanu PF's way. The threats come as local human rights watchdog, Heal Zimbabwe Trust (HZT), has ex...
Judge recuses self from Kereke appeal hearing 2 December 2016 HARARE - A new judge will hear the appeal of jailed ex-Zanu PF Bikita West legislator Munyaradzi Kereke, convicted of raping his 11-year-old niece at gunpoint after the original judge recused himself from the case yesterday. High Court judge Tawanda Chitapi said in court that he would not hear...
High Court defers Kereke bail hearing 30 November 2016 HARARE - The High Court yesterday deferred a hearing on bail, a plea of jailed former Zanu PF legislator Munyaradzi Kereke, currently serving a 10-year jail term for raping his 11-year-old niece at gunpoint. The court will resume its hearing tomorrow on whether to grant bail to Kereke. The ...
Mujuru, Mugabe square up in Bikita 7 November 2016 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe and his former deputy, Joice Mujuru, are set to face each other for the first time in an election, with the latter — now leader of the Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) opposition party — confirming participation in the forthcoming Bikita West by-election. Since her ...
Kereke remains in custody 28 September 2016 HARARE - Jailed former Zanu PF legislator Munyaradzi Kereke, currently serving 10 years for raping his 11-year-old niece at gunpoint, remained behind bars yesterday after High Court judge Happious Zhou reserved ruling in his application for bail pending appeal. Kereke, who is challenging both ...
Kereke applies for bail 24 September 2016 HARARE - Jailed former Zanu PF legislator Munyaradzi Kereke has applied for bail pending appeal. The convicted rapist submitted that he would not flee jurisdiction as he had no means to live outside Zimbabwe since his businesses and family are all in the country. He is currently serving a 1...
Kereke woes mount 23 August 2016 HARARE - Embattled businessman Munyaradzi Kereke's woes continue to mount as he has been barred from interfering with operations at his Rock Medical Centre (RMC) after a nasty fallout with judicial manager Budhama Chikamhi. This not only comes as the ex-Zanu PF legislator's attempts to illegal...
Kereke, NPA to foot legal costs 21 August 2016 HARARE - Harare regional magistrate Noel Mupeiwa yesterday ordered jailed rapist Munyaradzi Kereke and the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) to foot 75 percent of the costs incurred in bringing the former legislator to justice. Kereke — a former Bikita West Zanu PF MP — is serving 10 years ...
Kereke costs case ruling date set 16 August 2016 HARARE - Harare regional magistrate Noel Mupeiwa said he will make a ruling on the disputed issue of who is liable for settling costs incurred in bringing jailed rapist Munyaradzi Kereke to justice on August 19. Kereke — a former Bikita West Zanu PF MP — is serving 10 years in jail after he wa...
New twist to Kereke costs case 10 August 2016 HARARE - Acting Prosecutor-General (PG)'s office has distanced itself from the case to compensate costs incurred in bringing jailed rapist Munyaradzi Kereke to justice, suggesting that suspended Johannes Tomana must be answerable. This comes as private prosecutor, Charles Warara — who for six ...
Kereke costs case postponed 2 August 2016 HARARE - Acting prosecutor-general, Ray Goba, has asked for time to familiarise with jailed rapist Munyaradzi Kereke’s case before responding to issues relating to an application on costs incurred during the justice process — which his office is also legally liable to. Kereke was sentenced to ...
Tomana ordered back to court 20 July 2016 HARARE - Suspended Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana has been asked to pay for costs and expenses incurred when private prosecutors were bringing jailed Zanu PF legislator Munyaradzi Kereke to justice after he had allegedly protected him for long. This was said by private prosecutor Charles W...
Private prosecutor sues Kereke 14 July 2016 HARARE - A Harare Court will today be asked to set an amount to be paid to private prosecutor Charles Warara as legal costs after the gritty lawyer secured a 10-year rape conviction against the Bikita West Zanu PF MP. Warara wants regional magistrate Noel Mupeiwa to order the payment of the am...
Kereke jailed for raping minor 11 July 2016 HARARE - Controversial businessman and Zanu PF Bikita West legislator, Munyaradzi Kereke, was yesterday sentenced to 14 years in prison after being found guilty of raping his wife's then 11-year-old niece in 2010.
Kereke convicted of rape 11 July 2016 HARARE - Bikita West legislator Munyaradzi Kereke has been convicted of rape.  He was facing charges of sexually molesting his wife's two nieces. More details to follow.
Prosecutor nails Kereke 5 July 2016 HARARE - The private prosecutor who is nailing Bikita West legislator Munyaradzi Kereke was back in court yesterday exposing inconsistencies that emerged in the MP's closing submissions that were filed off record. Kereke is being charged with rape and indecent assault after allegedly sexually ...
Court sets Kereke judgement date 14 June 2016 HARARE - Zanu PF Bikita West legislator Munyaradzi Kereke, who is being accused of sexually molesting his wife's two nieces, will receive judgment on the case on July 11, the presiding magistrate said yesterday. Kereke was standing trial for rape and indecent assault before Harare regional mag...
Kereke's wife accused of perjury 22 May 2016 HARARE - A private prosecutor handling the ongoing trial of Bikita West legislator Munyaradzi Kereke yesterday exposed inconsistencies in the testimony of the Zanu PF lawmaker's wife and accused her of lying to exonerate her husband. Kereke is being charged with rape and indecent assault after...
Kereke's wife coached: Prosecutor 20 May 2016 HARARE - Zanu PF Bikita West legislator Munyaradzi Kereke's wife Patience Muswapadare was accused yesterday of being coached to absolve her husband in the ongoing rape trial. Kereke is being accused of sexually molesting two of his wife's nieces at his Vainona residence in 2010. He is charg...
Kereke tried to avoid rape charges: Lawyer 1 May 2016 HARARE - Zanu PF Bikita West legislator Munyaradzi Kereke's frantically tried to diffuse rape charges against him soon after the incident — and roped in top government officials to obfuscate the whole saga, private prosecutor Charles Warara said yesterday. Kereke is being charged with indecent...
Prosecutor pokes into Kereke's private life 28 April 2016 HARARE - A Harare magistrate yesterday embarrassed Zanu PF Bikita West legislator Munyaradzi Kereke after granting the private prosecutor authority to poke into his private life, something the legislator was not comfortable with in the rape trial. During his trial, Kereke had objected to priva...