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September 20, 2018 6:56 AM Former columnist jailed for ‘abusive’ posts about Aung San Suu Kyi

A former columnist for state media has been jailed for seven years for “abusive” Facebook posts about Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a court official said Wednesday, the latest case threatening free expression in the country. Ngar Min Swe was sentenced for sedition on Tuesday, Yangon’s Western District Court spokesman Htay Aung told AFP. “He was convicted 5

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 5

September 18, 2018 2:04 PM Zanu PF hijacks women’s bank

There are fears that Zanu PF is hijacking the Zimbabwe Women’s Microfinance Bank (ZWMB), after several women were recently turned away from a meeting which took place at a Bulawayo hotel on the basis that they were not card-carrying ruling party members. The Daily News is reliably informed that a group of women were turned away upon arrival at the Bulawayo 5

September 15, 2018 8:36 AM Trump Supreme Court pick denies 1980s sexual assault story

President Donald Trump’s conservative pick for the Supreme Court Brett Kavanaugh denied Friday involvement in an alleged sexual assault on a woman while they were in high school in the 1980s. In a statement released to US media, Kavanaugh rejected the woman’s claim, made in a letter to the Democrats vetting his nomination, that he tried to force himself 9

September 12, 2018 1:59 PM Malaba humiliated in Parliament

Chief Justice Luke Malaba had a torrid time in Parliament yesterday after the opposition legislators tried to stop him from swearing-in speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda and his deputy Tsitsi Gezi. Malaba was embarrassed when he entered the National Assembly chambers as the MDC Alliance MPs started to sing “mbavha, mbavha” (thief, thief) 7

September 12, 2018 9:10 AM Top brass abandons Mujuru

NATIONAL People’s Party (NPP), an opposition political outfit led by Dr Joice Mujuru, is on the brink of collapse amid reports that its leadership tendered resignations en masse under unclear circumstances. The party’s vice president Dr Samuel Sipepa Nkomo, national chairperson Mr Dzikamai Mavhaire and secretary for information and publicity Mr Jeffreyson 6

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 9

September 11, 2018 4:46 PM MDC youths refuse to be silenced

MDC youths leader Happymore Chidziva said the on-going clampdown on opposition party members will not silence them from demanding President Emmerson Mnangagwa to address the issue of legitimacy. This follows the arrest of several MDC activists and officials before, during and after the July 30 harmonised polls. Recently, Chidziva was given a $100 bail after 15

September 3, 2018 1:59 PM MDC youth leader arrested

Opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) youth leader Happymore Chidziva has been arrested after presenting himself to police at the Law and Order section in Harare today. According to the party, Chidziva is being charged with allegedly inciting public violence during a pre-election campaign rally in Gweru. Pictures of him at Harare Central Police 33

September 3, 2018 7:58 AM Why EFF conference allegedly ended with gunshots from Julius Malema’s vehicle

Further details have emerged over the alleged EFF-on-EFF violence in Midvaal on Saturday night. In the wake of allegations on Sunday morning that EFF leader Julius Malema’s security unit, known as the Defenders of the Revolution (DOR), beat up and shot live rounds at EFF members in the Vaal on Saturday night, further details have emerged about what possibly 23