Articles tagged 'tendai blessing mangwiro'

Chombo's bail conditions relaxed 17 May 2018 HARARE - A Harare magistrate has granted an application by former Cabinet minister Ignatius Chombo to have his bail conditions relaxed to allow him to seek treatment in South Africa. Chombo made the application through his lawyer, Lovemore Madhuku, who argued that Chombo had been religiously a...
Chombo escapes jail 22 September 2017 HARARE - Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo has escaped a 90-day jail term after High Court judge Charles Hungwe cleared him of contempt of court charges in a case in which Mutare businessman Tendai Blessing Mangwiro is seeking to recover over $1, 5 million confiscated by the police in 2008. ...
Chombo, Mutare businessman case in new twist 3 September 2017 HARARE - Mutare businessman Tendai Blessing Mangwiro's lawyers have written to the High Court registrar demanding a ruling in an urgent chamber application filed by Home affairs minister Ignatius Chombo seeking to block his arrest on contempt of court charges.  Mangwiro is battling to recover ...
Pressure mounts on Chombo 20 July 2017 HARARE - A Mutare businessman who has been battling to recover his money that was illegally taken by police in 2008 has stepped up his fight to have Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo arrested. Tendai Mangwiro on Monday wrote to the Sherriff and registrar seeking to have Chombo seized for i...
Court strikes down bid to repeal State Liabilities Act 13 July 2017 HARARE - The Constitutional Court (Con-Court) has struck off Mutare businessman Tendai Blessing Mangwiro's application for the repeal of the State Liabilities Act, after ruling that High Court judge Edith Mushore erred in referring the case to the highest court in the land. Chief Justice Luke ...
Call for Chombo's arrest 11 July 2017 HARARE - The case in which a Mutare-based entrepreneur wants the State Liabilities Act to be struck off the statutes has taken an interesting turn with the State, arguing that the businessman could cause the arrest of Home Affairs inister Ignatius Chombo if he is found to be in contempt of court....
Mudenda hails State Liabilities Act repeal 21 March 2017 HARARE - National Assembly speaker Jacob Mudenda has hailed the High Court decision to invalidate the State Liabilities Act, which was being used by government to evade paying its dues. He said the development was “a major victory for the rule of law”. Last week, the High Court ruled that t...
Creditors can attach govt assets: Court 17 March 2017 HARARE - Litigants are now able to attach government property over debts after the High Court invalidated the State Liabilities Act, which it said was being used by the authorities to evade paying its dues. The March 15, landmark ruling was handed down after Mutare businessman Tendai Blessing ...
Businessman sues Chinamasa 4 January 2017 HARARE - Mutare businessman Tendai Blessing Mangwiro — who is frantically fighting to recover his money confiscated by police following his arrest on theft charges in 2008 — has dragged Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa to the High Court seeking an order to compel the Treasury chief to release t...
Businessman threatens to sue sheriff over Chombo 28 November 2016 HARARE - Mutare businessman Tendai Blessing Mangwiro has threatened to take legal action against the High Court sheriff for failing to execute an order for the jailing of Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo following his conviction for defying the courts. Chombo was early this month slapped ...
Businessman seeks State lawyer's recusal 22 November 2016 HARARE - Mutare businessman Tendai Blessing Mangwiro, who successfully applied for Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo's 90-day jailing, has written a letter demanding that his former lawyer recuse himself as the minister's legal representative in the ongoing convoluted dispute. The Attorney...
New development in Chombo jail case 15 November 2016 HARARE - A Mutare businessman who has been battling to recover his money that was illegally taken by police in 2008 has upped the ante against Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo and the police force by applying for a court order to seize government property. Although Tendai Blessing Mangwir...
Police 'meddling' in Chombo jailing case 14 November 2016 HARARE - A senior Mutare cop stands accused of harassing and intimidating a businessman who has been battling to recover more than a million dollars that was illegally seized by police in 2008, in a botched case that could see Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo jailed for 90 days. Chombo ha...
Chombo gets 90-day jail term 10 November 2016 HARARE - Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo has been slapped with a 90-day jail term by the High Court, after he was found guilty of contempt of court for failing to comply with an order directing him to facilitate the release of $78 000 confiscated from a Mutare businessman, Tendai Blessing M...
Chombo faces 90 days in prison 9 November 2016 HARARE - Home Affairs minister, Ignatius Chombo, faces 90 days in prison after failing to comply with a court order directing him to facilitate the release of $78 000 confiscated by police from a Mutare businessman — Tendai Blessing Mangwiro. Police, who are answerable to Chombo's ministry, se...
Police ordered to pay back $1,5m exhibit money 18 August 2016 HARARE - High Court judge Joseph Musakwa yesterday ordered the police to reimburse a Mutare-based businessman $1, 5 million — equivalent to Z$46 billion — which they seized from him following his 2008 arrest on theft charges. This comes after Tendai Blessing Mangwiro won a Supreme Court applic...
Businessman drags Chombo to court 28 April 2016 HARARE - A Mutare-based businessman has dragged Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo to court to force him to facilitate the re-imbursement of  $78 900 seized by the police following his arrest in 2008 on theft charges. Tendai Blessing Mangwiro, filed an application for mandamus (a judicial r...