Articles tagged 'state'

Con-Court to rule on State Liabilities Act 16 June 2017 HARARE – Mutare businessman Tendai Blessing Mangwiro, who is seeking to attach government property to recover over $1, 5 million confiscated by the police, has approached the Constitutional Court seeking confirmation of a High Court order handed down in March invalidating the State Liabilities Ac...
State orders inquest into Midzi's death 15 June 2017 HARARE – The State has ordered a probe into the death of former Cabinet minister and diplomat Amos Midzi who was found dead in the back of his car two years ago at his Marirangwe farm, a few kilometres outside the capital. Midzi was suspected to have taken his own life although his family memb...
Mugabe 'death' prophet still in jail 12 March 2017 HARARE - It is turning out to be a very long walk to freedom for activist cleric Patrick Phillip Mugadza, who has been forced to endure yet another painful weekend in jail, after a clerk at the Harare Magistrate’s Court decided to play hardball with him. Mugadza’s miffed lawyer, Obey Shava, to...
State seeks judge's recusal in Tomana trial 16 February 2017 HARARE - The Prosecutor-General’s office has asked High Court judge Tawanda Chitapi to recuse himself from handling the trial of suspended Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana, who is facing criminal abuse of office charges. Jonathan Chingwinyiso, leading the team of four prosecutors who include...
State seeks delay of Matemera's trial 9 December 2016 HARARE - State lawyers yesterday said extraterritorial investigations were still underway in an ongoing trial for ex-managing director Hashmon Matemera, and asked the court to delay the start of his $300 million case. The presiding magistrate is set to hand a ruling to the remand request today...
State not ready for Muchechetere trial 12 April 2014 HARARE - Suspended Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) Group Chief Executive Officer Happison Muchechetere's case has been postponed to May 15, after the State said it was not ready to proceed. Muchechetere is facing fraud charges involving $800 000 and is currently out of custody after Ha...