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September 17, 2018 3:27 PM Media reports the main reason Standard Bank kicked Guptas to the kerb

The bank’s retired head of legal also said they were following Absa’s lead, amid concern that the family was up to no good. Standard Bank’s retired head of legal Ian Sinton testified on Monday before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture on Monday about why his bank decided to shut down business accounts linked to the controversial Gupta family 5

September 15, 2018 8:37 PM Who is Professor Mthuli Ncube?

Professor Mthuli Ncube is a financial, economics, investment, and public policy expert. He has vast experience and worked in the private sector, public sector, academia, and international financial institutions. He is a citizen of Zimbabwe. Professor Ncube divided his time between the private sector in Switzerland and academia in the United Kingdom 7

September 15, 2018 5:01 AM Undenge trial dates set

The trial of former Energy and Power Development Minister Samuel Undenge in a case in which he is accused of influencing the awarding of the Gwanda solar power plant tender to Intratrek Zimbabwe by Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) will run from October 15 to 17. According to the State, the company was awarded the said tender at the instigation of Undenge 4

September 1, 2018 7:00 PM Mzembi trial date set

The State has set November 19 and 29 as trial dates for former Cabinet minister Walter Mzembi who is facing a slew of corruption charges. Mzembi appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa represented by Job Sikhala yesterday. His trial on allegations of misappropriating funds meant for the 2013 United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) 28

August 30, 2018 9:43 AM Kenya’s deputy CJ deals top prosecutor a blow in court

Kenya’s top prosecutor Noordin Haji has suffered a blow in his quest to prosecute the country’s second-highest judge for alleged corruption. The High Court yesterday stopped criminal proceedings against Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu and lawyer Stanley Kiima. The judge is facing several charges of stealing, abuse of office and unlawful failure 29

August 29, 2018 3:20 PM New Cabinet must help ‘restore legacy’

Former president Robert Mugabe was notorious for stuffing his Cabinet with poor performers. The ultimate for him was to reward his cronies for their loyalty and ensuring fair representation across regions, while also serving as a retirement home for his bosom buddies. With his fall last November, many expected his successor Emmerson Mnangagwa to depart 27

August 20, 2018 2:26 AM Kadoma housing scheme scam exposed

Officials of Mupamombe Housing Co-operative in Kadoma are in the eye of a storm after serious allegations of fraud, misappropriation of trust funds and victimisation of members were raised against them. The officials are also accused of refusing to have the co-operative’s accounts audited. Mupamombe Housing Co-operative was formed nearly a decade ago after 28

August 19, 2018 2:37 PM MDC leader ropes in Mandela’s lawyer

A top South African advocate has been drafted into MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa’s legal team to fight the opposition party’s Constitutional Court (Con-Court) challenge to be heard on Wednesday. Advocate Jeremy Gauntlett, who was the lawyer for South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela, joins Chamisa’s backroom strategists, with his lead advocate 33

August 16, 2018 5:19 PM Mali president wins second term in country plagued by violence

Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita secured a second five-year term after beating former Finance Minister Soumaila Cisse in the Aug. 12 runoff election by a landslide. Keita secured 67 percent of the vote against Cisse’s 33 percent, Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralization Mohamed Ag Erlaf said in a broadcast on state television 17

August 8, 2018 4:34 PM Corruption still a big problem

The recent arrest of Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo has thrust the spotlight back on President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s corruption fight. Chivayo was arrested last week on corruption charges while trying to flee the country when he had gotten wind that law enforcement agents were looking for him. The controversial businessman and his company — Intratek 25