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October 31, 2018 5:12 AM Bere elected president of the Sadc Administrative Tribunal

Former Bulawayo High Court senior judge, Justice Francis Bere has been elected president of the Sadc Administrative Tribunal (SADCAT) during the court’s elections held in Gaborone, Botswana on Monday. Justice Bere, who was recently elevated to the Supreme Court, joined the seven-member bench of the SADCAT last year in April. His appointment to the SADCAT 11

October 22, 2018 11:10 AM Nnamdi Kanu: Nigerian separatist leader resurfaces in Israel

Missing Nigerian separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu has resurfaced in Israel more than a year after soldiers stormed his home. “I’m in Israel,” Mr Kanu said on Sunday in a broadcast on his outlawed pirate radio station – Radio Biafra. A video of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (Ipob) leader praying at the Western Wall in Jerusalem has also been shared online 14

October 19, 2018 1:13 AM Murehwa North MP Garwe jailed 2 months

Murehwa North legislator Daniel Garwe’s disregard for court orders earned him a wholly suspended two months imprisonment for resisting an order stopping him from stripping two farms in Harare and Mvuma, pending divorce at the higher court. His estranged wife Ms Miriam Garwe had obtained a court order in June this year, stopping the legislator from taking 16

October 11, 2018 1:50 AM Mamamah airport: Sierra Leone cancels China-funded project

Sierra Leone has cancelled a $400m (£304m) Chinese-funded project to build a new airport outside the capital Freetown. Former President Ernest Bai Koroma signed the loan agreement with China before he lost elections in March. At the time, the World Bank and the IMF warned that the project would impose a heavy debt burden. The decision comes amid concern 21

October 9, 2018 5:01 PM Cops yet to be paid for poll duties

Authorities are yet to make full payment to police officers that provided services in the July 30 elections, won by President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former spy chief installed after Robert Mugabe’s removal in a military intervention in November last year. At least 31 police officers, who were part of the 2018 national elections committee have accused 18

October 8, 2018 1:15 PM Suspended NetOne chief’s hearing Wednesday

Suspended NetOne chief executive Mr Lazarus Muchenje is scheduled to appear before a disciplinary committee on Wednesday. Mr Muchenje, who joined the parastatal in April, is on suspension for failing to implement a ministerial directive issued by the then Minister of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security to renew the contracts of nine managers 17

October 6, 2018 3:41 PM Man to change plea in ‘Chigumba tweet’ saga

A former Midlands State University student accused of retweeting a message denigrating the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Priscilla Chigumba and charged with criminal insult plans to change his plea. Night Tawona Shadaya, 25, initially pleaded guilty after he was charged with criminal insult charge for retweeting a message besmirching 22

September 28, 2018 1:06 PM Reprieve for Nduna – Nehanda Radio

Parliament has given newly-elected Chegutu West Member of Parliament Dexter Nduna the green light to continue his duties as legislator notwithstanding a court challenge to his electoral victory. This was after opposition MDC legislators had sought to have him barred from making contributions in the National Assembly, saying the Electoral Court is still 14

September 18, 2018 3:33 PM Zanu PF expels ‘rogue’ party member

The ruling Zanu PF has expelled Talent Kadzima who stood as an independent candidate in the Nyanga South National Assembly elections. Kadzima, defied the party and stood as an independent candidate after she lost the primaries to Supa Mandiwanzira, the former Information Communications Technology and Cyber Security minister. The decision to expel Kadzima 12

September 12, 2018 6:26 AM Chamisa needs a psychiatrist: Mliswa

Independent Norton MP Temba Mliswa has criticised MDC-Alliance leader Mr Nelson Chamisa, saying he urgently requires a psychiatrist. This was after Chamisa told a rally on Saturday he would hold an assembly that would swear him in as president this week, just two weeks after President Emmerson Mnangagwa was inaugurated. Addressing a Press conference 11