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November 18, 2018 4:41 PM One year after coup – dreams, aspirations of masses crushed in Zimbabwe

The coup d’état that ousted long-ruling despot Robert Mugabe last November, was a watershed moment in both the history of Zimbabwe and southern Africa. The post-coup leader Emmerson Mnangagwa was held out by many as the best hope to spearhead an economic recovery predicated on re-engagement with international creditors and a package of reform that would 10

November 8, 2018 1:11 PM Zacc has nothing on Mangudya, Tagwirei

Despite the sensational accusations by flip-flopping activist Gerald Mutumanje also known as Acie Lumumba that seemed to suggest some wrongdoing on the part of businessman Kudakwashe Tagwirei and Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya, the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission this week said it has nothing against the two. “We have nothing 12

October 27, 2018 1:52 AM Parirenyatwa trial date set

The trial of former Health and Child Care Minister David Parirenyatwa for criminal abuse of office is scheduled to start on November 20. Parirenyatwa (68) was arrested last month for the offence as defined in Section 174 (1) (a) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act Chapter 9:23. He appeared before Harare magistrate Mr Elisha Singano and was granted 18

October 26, 2018 12:40 PM French court says Sarkozy should be tried over campaign funding

A French appeals court has ruled that former President Nicolas Sarkozy should answer charges of illicit financing of his failed 2012 election campaign, the latest in a string of legal proceedings likely to see him face trial. Sarkozy, 63, will appeal the decision before France’s court of final appeal, his lawyers said on Thursday. It is one of several 17

October 16, 2018 3:50 PM SA opposition backs leader implicated in corruption

The leader of South Africa’s opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has backed his deputy Floyd Shivambu, who has been implicated in a banking corruption scandal. Mr Malema told a packed news conference in Johannesburg that the EFF has “full confidence” in Mr Shivambu. “The deputy president [of the party] has taken the EFF in his confidence. We have no reason 15

October 13, 2018 3:55 PM Shake-up at ZRP traffic

Several senior police officers have been moved from the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP)’s traffic section to other units within the force. The transfers are part of efforts by the law enforcement agency to root out corruption within the traffic unit. On Thursday, the police top brass redeployed 819 officers mostly from the traffic section to other departments 30

October 5, 2018 7:31 AM Samukange ditches Kasukuwere – Nehanda Radio

Harare lawyer Mr Jonathan Samukange has renounced agency in a case in which he was appearing for former Cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere, who is facing criminal abuse of office charges. Mr Samukange, who is Zanu-PF legislator for Mudzi South constituency, cited conflict of interest in a letter deposited at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts yesterday 18

October 5, 2018 7:15 AM Judge faces sack over ‘bereavement’ bribe

A senior Nigerian judge falsely claimed he had suffered a bereavement to get cash from litigants and lawyers appearing in his court, the country’s main judicial body said on Thursday. James Agbadu-Fishim “received various sums of money from litigants and lawyers that had cases before him and some influential Nigerians under the false pretence that he was bereaved 22

October 3, 2018 11:56 PM Zesa CEO Joshua Chifamba arrested

The Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) chief executive officer, Engineer Joshua Chifamba, the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution (ZETDC) managing director Engineer Julian Chinembiri and his finance director Thokozani Dhliwayo were yesterday arrested in connection with over $35 million underhand dealings involving an Indian company 7

September 26, 2018 6:01 AM Top 10 most followed Zimbabwean preachers on social media

Nehanda Radio looks at the Top 10 most followed Zimbabwean preachers on social media. We have added up the number of followers each of these “Men of God” have on the three most popular networks, that is Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and come up with a total aggregate count. 10. Bulawayo based Prophet Blessing Chiza is the founder of Eagle Life Assembly 22