Articles tagged 'wicknell chivayo'

Chivayo acquitted of $6 million fraud 23 March 2019 High Court judge Owen Tagu has acquitted maverick businessman Wicknell Chivayo and his company Intratrek Zimbabwe (Intratrek) of swindling the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) of $5,6 million, and four counts of violating exchange controls and money laundering.
Of celebs and the courts 6 January 2019 HARARE - A number of high profile celebrities appeared at the courts in 2018 for one reason or the other. Below are some of the personalities that were brought to the courts. Soul Jah Love Dancehall music star Soul Jah Love made a late entry into the hands of the police after a scuffle with a...
Court slams ZPC in far-reaching judgment 23 December 2018 HARARE - The High Court has described as “false” the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC)'s insistence that it was not behind Wicknell Chivayo and Intratrek Zimbabwe (Intratrek)'s criminal charges, in a judgment with far-reaching consequences for some companies with disputes against other parastatals. ...
Chivayo apologises to Zimbabwe Power Company 23 December 2018 HARARE - Intratrek Zimbabwe director Wicknell Chivayo has apologised to the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) for the delays in the implementation of the Gwanda Solar project. This comes after High Court judge Tawanda Chitapi ruled that the contract between the Zesa Holdings subsidiary and Chivayo'...
Chivayo wins $25m ZPC case, court says Intratrek contract valid 14 December 2018 HARARE - Intratrek Zimbabwe has won a $25 million lawsuit against the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) and in which High Court judge Tawanda Chitapi has also ruled that the contract between the Zesa subsidiary, and Wicknell Chivayo's firm was still valid, and binding. This comes as the flamboyant ...
Ginimbi arrested over $22 million tax evasion 16 November 2018 HARARE - Controversial businessman and socialite Genius “Ginimbi” Kadungure was yesterday arrested as he left the Harare Magistrates' Courts on allegations of tax evasion amounting to $22 million. Ginimbi had appeared before Harare magistrate Morgan Nemadire on allegations of defrauding Chegut...
Ginimbi implicates Grace Mugabe for protecting Chivayo 16 November 2018 HARARE - Businessman Genius Kadungure has accused former first lady Grace Mugabe of protecting Wicknell Chivayo from arrest and prosecution. Kadungure said this in court yesterday when he took to the stand to defend himself in a matter where he is accused of defrauding Chegutu West legislator ...
ZPC boss received $10k from Chivayo 14 November 2018 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) board chairperson Nyasha Kazhanje was hauled before the courts yesterday for allegedly concealing personal interest in a transaction with Intratek Zimbabwe, which is owned by jet-setting Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo. Kazhanje, who is also the...
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...
Chivayo acquitted, Ginimbi to stand trial 27 October 2018 HARARE - Controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo yesterday breathed a sigh of relief after he was acquitted of fraud while his co-accused has a case to answer. Chivayo was acquitted by Harare magistrate Morgan Nemadire who ruled that there is no evidence whatsoever directly linking him to t...
Wicknell Chivayo fights eviction 24 October 2018 HARARE - Controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo has approached the High Court seeking to stop his eviction from a property that he bought from a local company, which now claims he did not pay for other part of the property that he is occupying. In the application, Chivayo is the applicant,...
Nduna recounts how he was duped 12 October 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF legislator Dexter Nduna yesterday relived a tragedy that led to the death of two of his children during a court hearing for businessmen Genius Kadungure and Wicknell Chivayo where he testified as a complainant. Nduna was reportedly duped R535 000 in a botched mining pumps deal...
Wicknell, wife back together 26 September 2018 HARARE - After speculation of an imminent split following a social media rage and accusations of cheating, flamboyant businessman Wicknell Chivayo and wife Sonja Madzikanda have reignited their love with a Victoria Falls “baecation”. The two were involved in a nasty fight about a fortnight ago...
Chivayo to protest in Con-Court 20 September 2018 HARARE - Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo yesterday indicated he wanted to approach the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) after the State threatened to tighten his criminal charges. Chivayo and his company Intratek Zimbabwe (Private) Limited are charged with fraud, money laundering and contr...
Chivayo's graft trial deferred 19 September 2018 HARARE - The trial of jet setting Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo yesterday failed to kick-off because the presiding magistrate was unavailable. Chivayo and his company Intratek Zimbabwe (Private) Limited are charged with fraud, money laundering and contravening two sections of the Exchang...
Magistrate cautions Chivayo 30 August 2018 HARARE - A Harare magistrate has cautioned businessman Wicknell Chivayo, who is facing fraud charges to abide by bail conditions after he defaulted reporting to police during Heroes' holidays. Chivayo and his company Intratek Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd are being charged with fraud, money laundering an...
Chivayo, Undenge in joint trial 28 August 2018 HARARE - Former Energy minister Samuel Undenge and businessman Wicknell Chivayo will now be tried together in a case they are alleged to have defrauded Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) of $5 million. Yesterday, Undenge was represented by Alec Muchadehama when he appeared before Harare magistrate R...
Chivayo, Kadungure in trouble 18 August 2018 HARARE - The State has revived a case in which controversial businessmen Wicknell Chivayo and Genius Kadungure are being charged for allegedly defrauding two local businessmen about six years ago. Police only brought Chivayo to court yesterday and no indications were made as to when Kadungure ...
Chivayo turns to God 14 August 2018 HARARE - Flashy businessman Wicknell Chivayo has spoken about his stay in remand prison, describing the days as long. After his release on $2 000 bail, Chivayo took to Instagram in his usual style but this time not showing off but turning to God. “Eight long days … What doesn't kill you onl...
High Court eases pressure on Chivayo 13 August 2018 HARARE - Pressure has eased on embattled businessman Wicknell Chivayo after High Court bail-judge Benjamin Chikowero observed that the state's case “was weak”. This followed a $5 million fraud charge against the Intratrek Zimbabwe (Intratrek) founder and related to his 100 megawatt Gwanda sola...
Corruption still a big problem 8 August 2018 HARARE - The recent arrest of Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo has thrust the spotlight back on President Emmerson Mnangagwa's corruption fight. Chivayo was arrested last week on corruption charges while trying to flee the country when he had gotten wind that law enforcement agents were loo...
Chivayo appeals to High Court 8 August 2018 HARARE - Controversial Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo has approached the High Court to fight for his release from remand prison, following the dismissal of his bail application at the Harare Magistrates' Courts. Chivayo and his company — Intratek Zimbabwe (Private) Limited — are being cha...
Chivayo denied bail 7 August 2018 HARARE - Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo, will have to fight for his freedom from remand prison after he was denied bail yesterday on grounds that he was a flight risk. Chivayo and his company — Intratek Zimbabwe (Private) Limited — are being charged with fraud, money laundering and contra...
'Chivayo sought to evade arrest' 6 August 2018 HARARE - The State has accused jet-setting Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo of seeking to evade justice by approaching higher offices for assistance after getting wind of his intended arrest. Chivayo and his company — Intratek Zimbabwe (Private) Limited — are being charged with fraud, money...
Chivayo spends weekend in remand prison 5 August 2018 HARARE - Jet-setting Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo, who was arrested on Thursday in connection with his power deals which saw him being advanced $5 million by Zesa Holdings (Zesa) before work commenced, will spend the weekend behind bars after Harare magistrate Elisha Singano deferred his b...