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Harare - The trial for MDC-Alliance principal Tendai Biti, who is facing charges of inciting violence, is expected to start on November 12 before a Harare magistrates. Biti through his lawyers, Beatrice Mtetwa, Alec Muchadehama, Harrison Nkomo, Gift Mtisi and Denford Halimani,  has indicated that he wants to go to the...
Harare - MDC Alliance youths are threatening witnesses who are testifying at the ongoing August 1 shooting inquiry, Zanu-PF national secretary for administration Tendai Chirau has said. Posting on his Facebook Chirau said a police reorted has been made against the MDC Alliance youths who threatened Nyasha Zenda. “Some suspected MDC Alliance...
Harare - The Director for News and Current Affairs who is also the Editor in Chief at the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Cooperation (ZBC), Tarzan Mandizvidza said it is not proper for people to pay to have their stories broadcasted on news. Mandizvidza was testifying in a matter involving former ZBC news anchor...
Harare - The ongoing land audit is quickly hitting a snag after ruling party bigwigs, influential businessman and senior government officials who benefitted from the land reform programme are stifling the Land commission’s progress, the Mail and Telegraph has heard. Top government sources this week said senior officials and ruling party...
President Emmerson Mnangagwa should urge his cabinet ministers, deputy ministers and senior government officials to declare assets and their business interests if he is to fight corruption in Zimbabwe. This comes on the backdrop of reports that Energy Minister Jorum Gumbo opined that his personal company was given tenders by...
Harare - Former Zanu-PF Member of Parliament for Muzarabani South, Edward Raradza has appeared before the court facing charges of theft of trust property worth over $10 milion. Raradza (71) is jointly charged with Mathew Raradza (46) and Thomas Nherera (68) in a case where they are accused of stealing farming...
Harare - A 25-year-old man who was arrested after re-tweeting a post from a fake Priscilla Chigumba account has stated his wish to make an application to change his guilty plea. Shadaya Tawona who is being charged with criminal insult after retweeting a message purportedly belonging to Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC)...
Harare - MDC Alliance principal and former finance minister Tendai Biti has been implicated in the August 1 protest that resulted in the deaths of 6 people. The ongoing commission of inquiry into the cause of the protest has been told Biti addressed the MDC Alliance youths before they started burning...
  Staff writer THE main opposition MDC Alliance has expressed displeasure at the appointment of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s relative, Kudakwashe David Mnangagwa, to the National Building Society (NBS) board, describing the move as nepotism. The Mail and Telegraph investigations unit carried out its own investigation as well as did due diligence to...
Harare - The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has lost its bid to overturn a police ban on a planned nationwide protest, after their application was dismissed by a Harare magistrate. The labour organisation’s president Peter Mutasa and secretary general Japhet Moyo were arrested alongside other union members at their...
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