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October 10, 2023

Oscar Pambuka sentenced to 6 years in jail over US$12,000 fraud case

Former Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) news anchor Oscar Pambuka has been sentenced to six years in jail for fraud involving US$12 650. In 2018, Pambuka and former Zanu PF Highfield MP Psychology Maziwisa were convicted on charges of defrauding the Zimbabwe Power Company of US$12 650 and each sentenced to six years and five months in prison. The rest of the term was suspended and they were supposed to serve 30 months. However the two were not happy with the decision and decided to appeal to the High Court against both conviction and sentence. When the matter was struck off the roll in September last year, the two were supposed to hand themselves over to jail but did not. Pambuka was then convicted in another case of fraud on Wednesday and subsequently remanded i

October 07, 2023

Cat Family Yopembera Mai TT Vabuda MuChikurubhi State Withdraws Case Of Fraud

THE State yesterday withdrew fraud charges before plea against incarcerated comedienne Felistas Murata, popularly known as Mai TT, after establishing that she had paid back the complainant’s money amounting to US$10 000. The matter was withdrawn before Harare magistrate Ms Appollonia Marutya. It was the State’s case that sometime in September 2022, at corner Second Street and Speke Avenue in Harare, Murata unlawfully and intentionally misrepresented to the complainant Rachel Mhuka that she was in need of US$10 000 for her business venture and would give Mhuka her Mercedes Benz vehicle, registration number AFF9759, as surety for the loan which she undertook to pay back by November 30 last year. She allegedly did this well knowing that the vehicle did

July 10, 2023

Nox Out On Bail Case Hanzi Promoter Ndiye Akabhuka Hotera Case Postponed To September

Zimbabwean urban grooves singer Enock Guni, 39, known as Nox, spent the weekend in jail after being arrested for alleged credit card fraud by police in Dublin, Ireland and had his scheduled show at the Button Factory on Friday cancelled. According to a report by The Irish Sun newspaper, Nox was staying at the Hard Rock Hotel in Temple Bar and when it came to paying the €787 (US$861) bill, including room service, he “paid with a shocked American woman’s credit card number.” “Instead of getting on stage, Nox was arrested for deception, interviewed and held in Garda (police) custody until he appeared before Judge John Hughes at a weekend sitting of Dublin District Court,” The Irish Sun newspaper reported. In mitigation Judge Hughes accepted that Nox e

June 28, 2023

Zvinotyisa Zvinoshamisa Maurairwe Akaitwa Itai Dzamara Nezanupf

Uuumm ndarwadziwa ini, ende someone akambozvitaura akati marobbery akuitwa muHarare aya pfuti dzikushandiswa ndedze state idzi😭🙆‍♀️, kana Dzamara vakange vamuita kafira mberi vakadii zvavo kumukanda kana pasango hama dzake nevana dzaimuwana voviga zvavo handiti vakange vauraya kudhara. And that guy zvaari kutaura its true i have a friend aidanana nemunhu anouraya vanhu mari yaive nayo asi waiti ukamuona waifunga kuti mugunduruKo nhunzi dzadii kungoramba dzichiuya dzizare camp yese hadzo panhuwe zvekuti bheee...ndamerera nhasi YuwiiiiKana wabata ya Dzamara chizvibvunza kuti ko Rashiwe Guzha aripi and it's more than 30yrs atsakatika hapana akaona kana bhonzo rake  

June 28, 2023

Calisto Murawo Oponda Shamwari Yake Vachirwa Ku Belgravia Club Harare Ndobva Atofa

READ!! Murder He Wrote. . . Deceased man was stamped on the throat 27 Jun, 2023 - 00:06 Arron Nyamayaro THE suspect in the murder of a patron at a pub in Harare on Saturday night is the brother of the businesswoman who owns the joint. He was arrested yesterday and is expected to appear in court today. Calisto Murawo, the brother of Belinda Murawo, is the suspect in the brutal assault which left a man dead and a family grieving. He is said to have fatally assaulted David Matambo who had tried to prevent him from confronting his wife whose car had scratched the vehicle of a fellow patron. She was reversing her car on her way home. National police spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi, confirmed the arrest. “Police arrested one suspect in connection with murder an

November 02, 2022

Police officer caught pants down with a mentally challenged woman having Lula Lula in a Blair toilet Read more

Police officer was caught pants down with a mentally challenged woman in a Blair toilet.   Sources close to investigations said Constable Misheck Mashoko (35) is currently assisting police with investigations. “We arrested the cop and he is currently assisting us with investigations on that case,” the source confirmed. Allegations are that Mashoko lured the victim (name withheld) to a Blair toilet after observing that she had been left alone at her place as other people had gone to fetch water at a nearby borehole. Mashoko was spotted by a seven-year-old boy taking the victim to the Blair toilet. When the complainant’s relatives came they were told by the boy that she had been taken by Mashoko. They followed his footprints which led them to the B

July 05, 2022

CCC spokesperson caught up in businessman’s marriage collapse, love affair Read more

HARARE – Allegations of infidelity involving a high-flying Harare businessman and Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) spokesperson Fadzayi Mahere ended in the collapse of the businessman’s marriage after his wife left the matrimonial home with their two small children, Kukurigo can exclusively report.    At the centre of the scandal is the economist and micro-financier Tinashe Murapata, a prolific commentator on economic policy. The successful businessman operates offices on the 15th floor of Joina City from which he runs Leon Business Solutions as the chief executive. The investment holding company has interests in financial services, financial technology, outsourcing and gold mining.    A career spanning 22 years, including an executive positio

November 02, 2021

Horror as 15-year-old girl dies while fighting over a boy Read more

Horror as 15-year-old girl dies while fighting over a boy. The girl died after she was stabbed with a kitchen knife. The incident happened last week on Friday. A 15-year-old Gwelutshena girl lost her life after she was fatally stabbed by her 16-year-old rival when the two had a misunderstanding over a boyfriend.   In a statement that was released by the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP)on its Twitter page, investigations are still underway. Below is the full statement by ZRP. Police in Gwelutshena are investigating a murder case in which a learner (15) died while fighting over a boyfriend with another learner aged (16) on 29/10/21 at Mawala, Ngwaladi area. The suspect stabbed the victim with a kitchen knife which she was given by her cousin (14). &nbs

October 13, 2021

Horror as man kills friend after dreaming that he was having Lula lula with his wife Read more

Horror as man kills friend after dreaming that he was having s.e.x with his wife. This weird incident happened at Wawaase in the Afigya Kwabre South in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. The deceased, 48-year-old Kwesi Banahene was said to have been lured by his friend (the killer) into a bush where he stabbed him multiple times all over his body.   A 45-year-old man identified as Adusei Kojo has reportedly killed his friend after he dreamt that his friend was having s.e.x with his wife. The deceased’s body was found in the bush after a search team was discharged to look for the man after he went missing for days. The murderer, according to reports proceeded to kill his own grandfather after taking the life of his friend with the claims that his ‘gra

October 12, 2021

Hangman position still vacant since 2006 despite high unemployment rate Read more

Hangman position still vacant since 2006 despite high unemployment rate. No one has been officially executed in the country since 2005, according to reports in the African nation, leaving 81 unsure when they will be hanged. Dozens of criminals are languishing on Death Row in Zimbabwe unsure when they will die – because the country has no executioner.   Despite the high level of unemployment in Zimbabwewhich has seen citizens scramble for any kind of job available, no one seems interested in applying for the position of executioner – a position that has remained vacant since the country’s last hangman retired in 2006. According to the Zimbabwean Death Penalty Database, the official method of executing prisoners is hanging. Zimbabwean law states that wome

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