WHILE concerned citizens are calling for a lengthy prison term for the shebeen owner who was captured on video brutalising a woman, he actually got away with a paltry fine.

It has since emerged that Kumbirai Musariri of Budiriro appeared at Mbare Magistrates’ court and fined $50 for the brutality that has sparked outrage.

The Glen View woman, who is brutally attacked in the short video clip of just over two minutes, on Sunday opened up to H-Metro.

She says the man savaged her for

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A man from Munyenga village in Makoni has appeared in court after he allegedly stole a taxi that he had hired to go and pay lobola.

Andrew Mapfumo Takuda (38) of Munyengwa Village under chief Makoni near Tsanzaguru Primary School in Rusape who duped a Chivhu taxi driver Prince Shonhiwa (24) of a vehicle (Honda fit) which he had hired to go and pay bride price at plot 50 Honeyspruit in Chivhu sometime in July this year has appeared at Chivhu Magistrates’ court.

He appeared before

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Exam time is also time to play na_ughty at the catholic run Marist Brothers secondary school in Dete where some form four boys sneaked into form three girls’ dormitories at night to visit their girlfriend.

Sources at the school told B-Metro the two boys were suspended from the boarding facilities last week after being reported by other jealous pupils. There is tight security between the boys and girls dormitories but the two boys managed to bypass the system just like the fictional

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Zimbabwe’s largest telecommunications company, Econet Wireless, has reported a 37 percent decline in after-tax profit in the half year ended 31 August 2016, as revenues continue to decrease in a worsening economy.

In results released on Monday, Econet said its profit after tax for the half year was $14.97 million, down from $23.8 million in the same period last year.

“Profitability was affected by the decline in revenues as a result of the difficult economic environment. We

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FORMER Vice-President and Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) leader Joice Mujuru has reportedly shelved coalition talks with other opposition party leaders until her party has held its elective convention to choose a substantive executive.

Sources told NewsDay yesterday that the ZimPF interim leadership made the resolution soon after Mujuru returned from her United Kingdom tour, with fellow party founders, Rugare Gumbo and Didymus Mutasa threatening to dethrone her.

“It was a candid

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THREE Tsholotsho traditional chiefs have approached the High Court seeking to be part of a case where a Harare “vendor” wants Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo arrested for alleged corruption, saying they want the court to make judiciary notice of the government’s marginalisation of Matabeleland.

Moyo is being accused of abusing over $450 000 belonging to the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef), which he says was used to buy bicycles for

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A TEENAGE housemaid based in Hatfield, Harare, was brought to court on Saturday on an infanticide charge after she allegedly drowned her newly-born baby in a bucket of water.

Loctina Harumbwi was remanded in custody to today for the bail application, after she appeared before Harare magistrate Bianca Makwande.

The State alleges that on October 26, Harumbwi spent the whole day complaining of having a running tummy, but refused to be taken to hospital.

Her employer, Hazel Mangwende

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ZANU PF supporters, who were settled on privately-owned land ahead of the Norton by-election, which was won by an independent candidate, Temba Mliswa, are set to suffer a major setback after the owners challenged the move by Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere at the High Court.

Maparahwe Properties (Pvt) (Ltd) filed the application together with Hardwork Chimina, Sibangani Kokera, Stanford Magwenzi, Tinashe Hlatshwayo and Imani Makalani and cited Kasukuwere, Urban Development

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SUSPENDED Zimbabwe Revenue Authority Commissioner General Mr Gershem Pasi fraudulently awarded himself $1 million in benefits that were not in his contract, ostensibly seeking approval from his subordinates instead of either the board or the parent ministry, an audit has revealed.

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Auditors also raised eyebrows over the circumstances under which he authorised the Zimra director of human resources Ms Christine Msemburi’s secondment to Kenya where she was paid relocation

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A five-year-old boy has drowned in a swimming pool in Mbare. Blessed Chititi was accompanied by his 15-year-old uncle to the pool when the tragedy struck.

Harare City Council acting corporate communications manager Mr Michael Chideme confirmed the fatal incident last night. “The five-year-old boy died at a swimming pool in Mbare in the afternoon today (yesterday). We are deeply saddened by the event. We want to give an alert to all parents that they should ensure that their children

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A MAN from Bulawayo has appeared in court for assaulting a National University of Science and Technology (NUST) student causing internal head injuries after he found him bedding his wife in his house.

Mandlenkosi Ndlovu (36) of Gwabalanda suburb pleaded guilty to assaulting his neighbour, Tatenda Stanley Dzira (22), when he appeared before Western Commonage magistrate Ms Tancy Dube. He was remanded out of custody to an unspecified date when Dzira is discharged from hospital.

A medical

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BancABC lost close to $10 000 to its former supervisor, who allegedly took advantage of the bank’s flawed salary system. Tapiwa Denford Dangare (39), who was the supervisor in the salaries’ processing department, allegedly transferred money meant for the suspense account into one Tizai Taizivei’s bank account with the same bank.

The pair appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Bianca Makwande facing fraud charges. Prosecutor Mr Sebastian Mutizirwa told the court that

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Zimbabweans have pooh-poohed President Robert Mugabe’s pledge on Thursday that he will not shield senior Zanu PF and government officials fingered in corruption from prosecution, with critics, saying the nonagenarian completely lacks the political will to deal with the worsening scourge.

This comes as more senior government and Zanu PF officials, including Cabinet ministers, have come under the spotlight in recent months, and are being investigated for corruption, fraud, abuse of

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Prophet Walter Magaya is in Nigeria today visiting his spiritual father, Prophet T. B Joshua. It has long been suspected that Magaya got his powers from the Nigerian prophet, hence the frequent trips to Nigeria to recharge the powers. Magaya was a struggling salesman when he met TB Joshua.

Despite the absence of Prophet Magaya, hundreds gathered at his Waterfalls church for healing. And Magaya conducted what he calls voice anointing. “The Servant of God Prophet W. Magaya made a
call

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THE chairperson of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Jessie Majome, yesterday accused the police of abetting Zanu PF youths to disrupt a public hearing on electoral reforms by allegedly refusing to call them to order or arrest them.

The public hearing, held at Iminyela Hall in Iminyela high-density suburb, had to be called off an hour after it started when “hired” Zanu PF youths burst into song and dance to disrupt the proceedings.

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