Articles tagged 'saviour kasukuwere'

Kasukuwere trial set at Dec 19 13 December 2018 HARARE - Former Cabinet minister Savior Kasukuwere yesterday filed another application seeking postponement of his trial pending the outcome of his High Court appeal.  Kasukuwere is facing three charges of criminal abuse of office and another of violating the Procurement Act. The allegation...
Kasukuwere seeks to stop trial 12 December 2018 HARARE - Former Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere, who is facing criminal abuse of office charges has filed another High Court application seeking to stop the trial proceedings at the Harare Magistrates' Court, accusing the trial magistrate of irregularly handling the matter. This c...
Kasukuwere petitions High Court 10 December 2018 HARARE - Former Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere who is facing abuse of office charges has approached the High Court seeking to have his charges quashed as he accused regional magistrate Hoseah Mujaya of being biased in the manner he has so far handled his case. Through his lawyer ...
Setback for Kasukuwere 30 November 2018 HARARE - A Harare magistrate yesterday dismissed an application of exception to charges made by former Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere. The ex-Zanu PF political commissar is facing three charges of criminal abuse of office and violating the Procurement Act. The criminal abuse o...
'Kasukuwere delaying day of reckoning' 29 November 2018 HARARE - The State has accused former Cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere of boggling the court with frivolous applications in an effort to delay the commencement of his trial and his “day of reckoning.” Kasukuwere is accused of criminal abuse of office after he allegedly showed favour to Grac...
Kasukuwere excepts to criminal abuse of office rap 22 November 2018 HARARE - Former Cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere — facing charges of criminal abuse of office and violation of the Procurement Act — has filed an application for exception arguing that the allegations put against him did not disclose an offence. The charge relates to the case of Shuvai Gumb...
Bigwigs throng Harare court 11 November 2018 HARARE - It was an extraordinary week at the Harare Magistrates' Courts that saw four high-profile figures appearing in court on the same day, facing various charges. It was therefore a hive of activity as journalists from various media houses convened outside the courts to capture this rare m...
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...
Magosvongwe to be subpoenaed 9 November 2018 HARARE - The permanent secretary in the ministry of Local Government George Magosvongwe is set to be subpoenaed to compel him to release documents relating to the trial of former Cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere. Kasukuwere's trial could not kick off this week after his lawyer Thembinkosi M...
Kasukuwere trial in false start 30 October 2018 HARARE - The trial for former Cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere failed to kick off yesterday after his new lawyers lodged an application minutes before trial commencement. The courts had set October 29 to November 2 as trial dates for Kasukuwere, who is facing four counts of criminal abuse o...
Tyson saga: Acting PG dressed down 27 September 2018 HARARE - Acting Prosecutor-General (PG) Kumbirai Hodzi met his match in the magistrates' court on Tuesday when a top Harare lawyer representing former Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere warned him to exercise restraint during prosecution or risk going down the same trail as some of his ...
Tyson freed on bail 26 September 2018 HARARE - Former Cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere was yesterday freed on $3 000 bail in cases he is accused of corruptly awarding tenders and allegedly illegally parcelling out land during his tenure of office although prosecutors had proposed that he pays $100 000 bail and surrender title deed...
Tyson arrested 25 September 2018 HARARE - Former Cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere was arrested in Harare yesterday on allegations of criminally abusing his office while he was still in government, the Daily News can report. Kasukuwere spent the day detained at Rhodesville Police Station in Harare's Eastlea suburb. He is...
Kasukuwere arrested 25 September 2018 HARARE - Former Cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere was arrested in Harare yesterday on allegations of criminally abusing his office while he was still in government, the Daily News can report.
Kasukuwere under ZRP spotlight 18 July 2018 HARARE - Former Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere is said to have been placed on the “persons of interest” list by the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP). [Adz]
Inspection reveals Tyson's lavish lifestyle 15 June 2018 HARARE - The trial of former Zanu PF national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, has given Zimbabweans rare insights into the lavish lifestyles being led by the country's mighty and powerful. Except for a few individuals such as Philip Chiyangwa, Wicknell Chivayo and Genius Kadungure — w...
Court tours Tyson's bullet-riddled mansion 13 June 2018 HARARE - Former  Zanu PF national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, yesterday displayed 113 AK47 bullet shells that were recovered at his residence after he and his family survived what he says was an execution plot during last November's military intervention in the country's governance. ...
Tyson narrates 'execution' plot...court to rule on border jumping charges 12 June 2018 HARARE - Former Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere told the court yesterday that he skipped the country's border and sought refuge in Mozambique after learning that the junta wanted to execute him during “Operation Restore Legacy”. This was revealed during the opening of K...
Tyson narrates 'execution' plot 12 June 2018 HARARE - Former Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere told the court yesterday that he skipped the country’s border and sought refuge in Mozambique after learning that the junta wanted to execute him during “Operation Restore Legacy”. See today's paper for more details. [A...
Five-star court treatment for 'Tyson' 2 June 2018 HARARE - Former Zanu PF national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, received a five-star treatment when he surfaced at the Harare Magistrates' Courts yesterday to face charges of illegally skipping the country's boarder in November last year. When the 47-year-old politician arrived at co...
'Tyson' returns 23 May 2018 HARARE - Former Zanu PF national political commissar and ex-senior Cabinet minister, Saviour Kasukuwere, returned to Zimbabwe yesterday — ending his six months in exile that began in November last year following the dramatic ouster from power of former president Robert Mugabe. Speaking in an e...
'Tyson' breaks silence 21 May 2018 HARARE - Former Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere has spoken for the first time on his haste departure from his home country last November and life in self-imposed exile. In an interview with the Sunday Times of South Africa, the ex-Zanu PF national political commissar, said he will...
Kasukuwere bounces back 8 May 2018 HARARE - Former Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere is expected in the country any time soon amid speculation that he may take-over leadership of the National Patriotic Front (NPF), currently headed in the interim by retired brigadier-general Ambrose Mutinhiri. Impeccable s...
Kasukuwere to bounce back 8 May 2018 HARARE - Former Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere is expected in the country any time soon amid speculation that he may take-over leadership of the National Patriotic Front (NPF), currently headed in the interim by retired brigadier-general Ambrose Mutinhiri. [Adz]
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...