Harare Lawyer Douglas Chinawa Implicated In Ken Sharpe’s US$205 Million Land Heist Saga

Harare North legislator Norman Markham is challenging the transfer of of the land in question, 654 Pomona Township to Sharpe’s company as payment for the construction of the unfinished Airport Road project.
By Senior Court Reporter
Harare lawyer Douglas Chinawa has been implicated in a US$205 million land heist saga in which the Sheriff of Zimbabwe Mcduff Madega granted him powers to transfer of nearly 274 hectares of prime land in Harare’s Pomona to a company owned by “justice fugitive” Kenneth Raydon Sharpe.
Stand 654 Pomona Township which measures 273, 2923 hectares belongs to The President of Zimbabwe.

Dauglas Chinawa
According to papers seen by The Harare Times , Madega nominated Chinawa of Chinawa law chambers to transfer of land to controversial land baron Sharpe’s Doorex Properties.
The title deed for the land is being held in escrow by Coghlan, Welsh and Guest Legal Practitioners at the time of the secret agreement as the land was being contested between Augur and Trucking and Construction (T&C) Private Limited, a company it had subcontracted to construct part of the Airport Road.
Controversial Russian National, Tatiana Aleshina.
The deed of settlement signed on 28 May 2019 between controversial Russian National ,Tatiana Aleshina on behalf of Augur and Local Government minister July Moyo, seen by The Harare Times , was given the status of a High Court order.  It stated that within 24 hours of signature, Moyo was to issue an instruction for the release of the title deed for stand 654 Pomona from escrow.
According to deeds of transfer and other documents, the Madega granted the power of attorney to Augur and Doorex lawyer Douglas Chinawa in November 2019, with the land being transferred in January 2020.
Under Probe High Court Sheriff , Mccduf Madega.
“I Mcduff Madega, in my capacity as the Sheriff for Zimbabwe acting in terms of an order of the High Court of Zimbabwe, at Harare passed under case No HC4528/19 on 3rd June 2019 for THE PRESIDENT OF ZIMBABWE do hereby nominate, constitute, and appoint Douglas Chinawa or Takunda Emmanuel Gumbo or Anna Mapanzure or Blessed Ngwenya or Effort Nkazimulo Dube, with power of substitution to be my lawful Attorney or Agent in my name, place and stead, to appear before the Registrar of Deeds at Harare and then and there, as my act and deed to make transfer to DOOREX PROPERTIES LIMITED of certain 273,2923 hectares of land called Stand 654 Pomona Township situate in the District of Salisbury, held under Deed of Grant No 2884/2010 dated 1st July 2010: subject to conditions mentioned or referred to in the said Deed,” reads Madega’s declaration to the High Court.
Madega is currently investigated by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) after he reportedly abused his position to fraudulently sell private properties attached by the courts in Harare.
Madega is accused of working with a cartel of people from his offices, auctioneers and officials at deeds office to target properties attached by the courts.
Outspoken Harare North legislator Norman Markham (MDC Alliance).
Meanwhile, Outspoken Harare North Legislator Norman Markham is challenging the transfer of of the land in question, 654 Pomona Township to Sharpe’s company as payment for the construction of the unfinished Airport Road project arguing that Sharpe did fulfil the terms of the agreement with the city of Harare
Ken Sharpe is currently on the run and is believed to be hidding in Maritius, but Sharpe in his sworn answering affidavit to Markham in May this year he claimed to be in Dubai.
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