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A Harare man who reportedly fleeced money from his wife’s lover after discovering their illicit affair is in hot soup. It is reported that Maxwell Mutandwa (35) was recently hauled to court facing charges of extortion after he allegedly fleeced his wife’s lover Wadzanai Manyika (43) who lived at the same house. Allegations are that …

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intercape bus robbery

Eight armed robbers allegedly made off with cellphones and cash after robbing passengers on an Intercape bus that was en route from Joburg to Harare. The armed robbers, four of whom were passengers who stopped the bus and were joined by another four, “terrorised all passengers and demanded cash and cellphones”, said an anonymous passenger …

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Former Heath and Child Care Minister David Parirenyatwa has appeared in court facing a charge of criminal abuse of office after his actions allegedly resulted in the State losing $30 000 paid to two managing directors at the National Pharmaceutical Company (NatPharm). Parirenyatwa (68), who was arrested this morning, was formally charged under Section 174 …

By Staff Reporter FORMER Health and Child Care Minister David Parirenyatwa has been arrested on alleged abuse of office. He was Thursday morning being held by detectives at the Serious Frauds Squads in Harare. Loading… Details of his arrest were still not yet clear. Parirenyatwa is among some senior ministers who were dropped from cabinet …

Zimbabwe’s capital was under tight security as the Constitutional Court on Wednesday heard the main opposition party’s challenge to the results of last month’s presidential election, the first without longtime leader Robert Mugabe on the ballot. The chief justice said the ruling would be announced on Friday at 14:00. Police barricaded streets in Harare amid …

DISGRACED cleric Martin Gumbura, who is doing time for rape, has said he misses his family and being intimate with his many wives. The RMG Independent End Time Message ministry leader had 21 wives at the time he was slapped with a 40-year jail sentence for rape in 2013. Some of the women visited their …

FIVE suspects were picked up for questioning Thursday after police raided a Harare home and discovered US$4m in cash and 98kgs of gold stashed at the property. Authorities believe the suspects wanted to take the gold and cash out of the country. The money was in US$100, US$50, US$20 and US$10 denominations. National police spokesman …

Bulawayo – Reports have emerged that Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa narrowly survived a bomb blast at a ZANU-PF rally he was addressing in Bulawayo on Saturday afternoon. Mnangagwa was speaking an election rally ahead of that country’s tightly contested national elections next month. Sources say that Mnangagwa was whisked to safety by his security detail. …