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Johanne Masowe Prophet rapes client

In a bizarre incident that shocked the city, a 36-year-old self confessed prophet from Johanne Masowe weChishanu sect has been arrested for allegedly raping a job seeker seeking spiritual assistance. By Martin Mawaya Marryward Marara residing at No 2895/1 Mkoba 14 appeared before the Regional Magistrate Phathekile Msipa facing allegations ...

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Machaya, Chitiyo trial date set

  A trial date for the high profile case involving Mashonaland West provincial administrator Cecilia Chitiyo, former Minister of State for Midlands Provincial Affairs Jason Machaya and six other senior Government employees has been set for March 8. By Court Reporter Machaya (65), Chitiyo (50), who is the former PA ...

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Man assaults pregnant wife

Court Reporter A Gweru man has been arrested for severely assaulting his pregnant wife accusing her of refusing to terminate the pregnancy. Knowledge Ganyiwa (24) who resides of Cliffton Park appeared before Magistrate Ms Beaulity Dube facing one count of domestic violence. Ganyiwa pleaded not guilty to the charge and ...

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Machaya case postponed

By Court Reporter Gweru magistrate Charity Maphosa postponed former Midlands Provincial Affairs minister Jason Machaya’s case last week to September 27 for allegations of criminal abuse of office. Machaya, (pictured) who is on $1 000 bail, first appeared in court in January, but his trial has been postponed several times. ...

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