Deported Zimbabwean Who Went To UK As A Kid Stuck At Quarantine Centre

One of the fourteen (14) Zimbabwean deportees from the United Kingdom has remained at the Zimbabwe Institute of Public Administration and Management (ZIPAM) in Darwendale even after completing the mandatory 10-day quarantine. Deportees had to spend 10 days at ZIPAM before they rejoin their families as a measure to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The individual said he does not know where to go since he went to the UK at a tender age. The UK government said deportees were criminals convicted of crimes including murder and rape. Some,…

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Tenants Assault Landlady Over Rental Fees Disagreement

Four tenants have appeared before the courts facing attempted murder charges after they allegedly assaulted their landlady and fellow tenants over a rental fees disagreement. Trust Zivei (25), his wife Lorraine Zivanai (22), his brother Desmond Zivei (25), and their friend Tafadzwa Chivizhe (22) were freed on $5 000 bail each when they appeared before Harare magistrate Mrs Judith Taruvinga. The two complainants are Wazir Suhyz Ahmed, a pensioner and his son Shakira Ahmed who are tenants and stay in a cottage at a house owned by Olga Bhatti. The…

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Chin’ono Responds To Emmerson Mnangagwa Junior’s Donation To Mbare Residents

Emmerson Mnangagwa Junior donated blankets and groceries to Matapi residents, a gesture that freelance journalist Hopewell Chin’ono says would be unnecessary if the economy was not collapsed. According to music producer DJ Fantan, the president’s son visited “Chillspot recordz simply to find out how the studio operates,” and then decided to donate to the community and the disabled. Fantan adds that Mnangagwa donated groceries and blankets which have been distributed through Fantan’s studios, Chillspot recordz. He added: This act of goodwill has touched the Hearts of residents who have been struggling to make ends meet during this…

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Government Sets New Fines For Various Offences

The government has set new fines for various offences ranging from $500 up to $500 000. The new fines were gazetted by Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi and are contained in Statutory Instrument 209 of 2021. [CAP. 9:23 Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) (Standard Scale of Fines) Notice, 2021. According to the schedule, for offences in level one, offenders will be fined $500 while the highest amount of $500 000 is for level 14 crimes.

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Houses built on sewer line cost council US$60 000

ELEVEN houses built on top of a main sewer trunk line at Key College in Unit K, Chitungwiza, will cost the municipality US$60 000 to divert the line for a distance measuring 365 metres. The houses were illegally built on a college stand that allegedly belongs to an ex-soldier identified as Mike Makuchete. The college was allegedly converted to residential stands without following due procedure. Council spokesperson Lovemore Meya yesterday told NewsDay that the houses caused perennial sewerage problems in the dormitory town. “The houses (11) constructed on top of a main…

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Cyber Security Bill referred back to Senate

THE Cyber Security Bill, which was passed without debate in Senate last Wednesday, has been revoked after it was discovered that it had an error. The law seeks to regulate the use of internet and social media in order to curb computer crimes such as distributing pornography and electronic financial fraud. But last Thursday, deputy president of the Senate, Michael Nyambuya, announced that the Bill had been referred back to the Committee Stage in the Senate for further debate as there was an error. “I wish to inform the Senate…

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UZ student in court for fraud

A UNIVERSITY of Zimbabwe (UZ) student was on Friday arraigned before Harare magistrate Judith Taruvinga charged with fraud after he allegedly duped other students who intended to switch their programmes at the institution. Kundai Teswa (24) was remanded on $5 000 bail to August 23. The State alleged that on December 9 last year at the South African embassy in Harare, Teswa connived with his suspected accomplice Peace Chipere, who appeared in court on Saturday, and masqueraded as Ephraim Anesu Gandanzara. The duo allegedly misrepresented through a WhatsApp group that they were…

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ZESA To Compensate Users For Losses Due To Power Surges

ZESA Subsidiary, Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC), has said it will compensate electricity users who suffer losses due to power surges. Power and Energy Development Minister Zhemu Soda told The Sunday Mail Business in an interview that ZETDC, a power transmission unit of ZESA Holdings, had a facility to decrease losses incurred by customers owing to sudden increases in voltage. A power surge is usually an oversupply of the voltage from a source to appliances or equipment. A boost in electricity supply above the normal operating voltage can…

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Mugabe Demonised Me For Hiring MDC Journalists – Jonathan Moyo

Exiled former Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister, Professor Jonathan Moyo has claimed that the late former President Robert Mugabe “demonised” him for “hiring MDC journalists.” Moyo, a Political Science Professor, says the journalists he had hired, Wendy Nyakurerwa, Edmund Kudzayi, Mduduzi Mathuthu and Joram Nyathi, are among the top independent and most talented journalists. He suggests that the ruling ZANU PF viewed the journalists as belonging to the opposition MDC because of the objective manner in which they were executing their duties and responsibilities. He tweeted: TOP lt: JORAM…

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Perpetrators Of 1 August 2018 Killings Must Be Brought To Justice – MDC Alliance

Opposition MDC Alliance led by Nelson Chamisa has said the perpetrators of the 1st of August 2018 killings must be brought to justice. Security forces opened live fire on MDC Alliance activists who were demonstrating over ZEC’s delay in releasing the results of the presidential elections amid rigging claims. The leadership in the opposition party claimed that their candidate, Chamisa, had won the election. News Flash presents MDC Alliance’s statement. PERPETRATORS OF 1 AUGUST 2018 KILLINGS MUST BE BROUGHT TO JUSTICE The MDC-Alliance takes note with concern the reluctance, incapacity…

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