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Warrant of Arrest for Harare City Director

Harare magistrate Stanford Mambanje on Tuesday issued a warrant of arrest against Harare City Council director of works Engineer Isaiah Zvenyika Chawatama after he failed to appear before the court. Chawatama together with suspended Harare City Town Clerk, Hosiah Chisango together with businessman Michael John Van Blerk, Kenneth Raydon Sharpe, Mandla Marlone Ndebele, Samuel Nyabezi […]

Joana Mamombe, Cecelia Chimbiri Denied Bail

High Court judge Justice Tawanda Chitapi has dismisses the bail appeal for Harare West legislator Joana Mamombe and MDC Alliance youth leader Cecelia Chimbiri saying it is not in the interest of justice to grant their appeal. Justice Chitapi said he agrees with Harare Magistrate Vongai Muchuchutu-Guwuriro that there are compelling reasons to deny the […]

Two Locked Up Over Masvingo Graffiti

Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) members on Wednesday 24 March 2021 arrested two pro-democracy campaigners and charged them with causing malicious damage to property and criminal nuisance after they allegedly spray-painted walls on some buildings in Masvingo with messages protesting against poor service delivery and the continued detention of some activists. ZRP members arrested Prosper Tiringindi […]

Land Developer, Munyaradzi Denied Bail

Delatfin investments proprietor Felix Munyaradzi who was arrested after he handed himself over to the police on Thursday, facing allegations of defeating the course of justice has been denied bail…

MDC Alliance Duo, ZINASU Leader To Spend More Nights In Detention

Opposition MDC Alliance duo of Joana Mamombe and Cecelia Chimbiri together with Zimbabwe National Students Union (ZINASU) leader Takudzwa Ngadziore will spend two more nights in detention after High Court Judge Justice Tawanda Chitapi postponed his ruling on their bail bid to Thursday morning. The trio who were arrested for addressing an illegal press conference […]

Activists Appeal Against Continued Placement On Remand

Three human rights defenders Takudzwa Ngadziore, Makomborero Haruzivishe and Allan Moyo have approached the Harare Magistrates Court challenging their continued placement on remand in a case in which they were arrested and charged with ‘inciting public violence’. The trio filed a refusal of further remand application through their lawyers, Obey Shava and Jeremiah Bamu of […]

Mamombe, Chimbiri Bail Denied

Harare Magistrate Vongai Muchuchuti has denied bail to two MDC Alliance youth leaders Joana Mamombe and Cecelia Chimbiri on the grounds that the duo will likely commit further offences if released. Chimbiri and Mamombe were arrested after they addressed a press conference outside the Harare magistrate’s court demanding the release of incarcerated human rights activist, […]

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 […]