Court Of Public Onion

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Woman Hacks Husband To Death, Jailed 14 Years

By Mary Taruvinga A WOMAN hacked her husband to death with an axe at the height of a domestic dispute at their home in Chivhu in full view of their minor daughter. The woman, Chenai Togara, has since been sentenced to 14 years imprisonment by High Court judge, Justice Lucy Mungwari. The court heard that

Top Mnangagwa aide loses $15,000 to employee

By Mary Taruvinga A SENIOR bureaucrat in president Emmerson Mnangagwa’s office lost $15,000 to his employee, a Harare court heard Monday. Bradah Syvester Maunganidze, a permanent secretary in the office of the president and cabinet, was reportedly fleeced while trying to pay find cash to pay staff at his farm. Court heard that he lost

Company boss creates ghost staff; fleeces company of $500,000

By Court Reporter HARARE: The human resources manager of a local security company has been arrested for fraud after he allegedly created ghost workers and deposited money into their accounts before converting it to personal use. Nobert Mudzinge, 46, was arraigned before a Harare magistrate, Edwin Marecha over the weekend. He was released from custody

Food riots: Court to inspect Chikurubi Maximum Prison

By Court Reporter A HARARE court will next Monday inspect Chikurubi Maximum Prison as prosecutors seek to prove how nine convicts charged with inciting food riot tried to escape. The accused include former church leader Martin Gumbura who was jailed 40 years for rape as well as Lucky Mhungu, a notorious armed robber serving a

Expert says GM foods safer than conventional

Zimbabwean farmers are still languishing in poverty despite being among the first African countries to experiment with Genetically Modified Foods which have successfully been used in other countries, an agricultural expert said Thursday. The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) Director for Commercialization, Donald Mavindidze, told reporters at an open field day in Harare that although