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Manangazira Takes Freedom Bid to High Court

Director of Epidemiology and Disease Control in the Ministry of Health and Child Care, Portia Manangazira who was remanded in custody for mismanaging COVID-19 funds has approached the High court to appeal against Harare magistrate Bianca Makwande’s decision to deny her bail. Manangazira is being accused of paying facilitation fees to undeserving ministry staff, flouting […]

Court Stops Prosecution Of NRZ Employee During Lockdown

THE High Court has ordered the state-run National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) to stop disciplinary proceedings against its employee Andrew Bakasa, who had been summoned to answer to charges of misconduct. Bakasa, who is employed as an engineer at NRZ’s Mutare office, had been summoned by the state-run rail company’s Senior Personnel Officer only identified […]

Four armed robbers slain in a shoot out with Police

  A gang of six armed robbers who had pounced on a Harare businesman, Chris Chibueze were gunned down in a shoot out with police detectives, Friday night. By Donald Chakamanga The shootout occurred at number 110 Mbuya Nehanda Street Harare (Stone Hardware Centre). Three of the armed robbers died on the spot, one on […]

Free at Last!!! Allan Moyo granted bail

High Court judge Justice Webster CHINAMHORA has granted bail to the Zimbabwe National Students Union (ZINASU) leader Allan Moyo following a 72days pretrial detention at Chikurubi Maximum Prison. By George Swarei Allan Moyo who was arrested on December 7 2020 for allegedly inciting public violence was granted zw$10000 bail, ordered to stay at his father’s […]

Massive Hike In Deposit Fines Challenged

A human rights lawyer and Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) have filed an urgent chamber application at Harare High Court seeking an order to stop government from implementing or enforcing new deposit fines which it recently purported to have authorised. In an urgent chamber application filed by Tonderai Bhatasara of Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights, […]

Allan Moyo Bail Hearing Postponed

High Court judge, Justice Webster CHINAMHORA has postponed the incarcerated Zimbabwe National Students Union (ZINASU) leader Allan Moyo’s bail hearing to Thursday the 18th of February 2021. By George Swarei The postponement came after the state represented by Richard Chikosha submitted that the state had not yet filed it’s responses to the Appelant’s application. Speaking […]

Allan Moyo In Renewed Freedom Bid

Incarcerated student activist Allan Moyo had his bail application at the Harare magistrates court dismissed on the basis that he is of no fixed aboard, the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) has said. Moyo who has spend over 60 days at Chikurubi remand prison approached the Harare Magistrates to apply for bail on changed […]

MDC Alliance Duo Granted Bail

High Court judge, Justice Webster Chinamora has ended the eight day detention of MDC Alliance duo of Joana Mamombe and Cecelia Chimbiri after setting aside Harare Magistrate Stanley Mambanje’s ruling denying them bail. Justice Chinamora ordered Mamombe and Chimbiri to deposit RTGS$10 000 bail each and report at Harare Central Police station once a fortnight. […]

Just In: Mamombe, Chimbiri Bail Hearing Postponed to Tuesday

High Court Judge Justice Webster Chinamhora has postponed Joana Mamombe and Cecilia Chimbiri’s bail hearing to tomorrow 9 February 2021 after the state requested for more time to file their response to the appeal. Mamombe who is the Harare West legislator and Chimbiri, an MDC Alliance activist were arrested on Monday last week, charged with […]

Another Night In Detention For Mamombe, Chimbiri

Harare West legislator Joana Mamombe and Cecilia Chimbiri will spend another night in custody after Magistrate Stanford Mambanje postponed his bail ruling to Thursday at 9 am. Mamombe and Chimbiri are being charged with contravening section 177 of the Criminal Code that is undermining the authority of the police or alternatively contravening section 11 of […]