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April 07, 2022

Hopewell Chin’ono Claims Zanu PF Loots US$100m Every Month Neglecting Hospitals

Award-winning investigative journalist Hopewell Chin’ono has once again exposed the Zanu-PF regime to the world accusing its elites of looting US$100 million every month when Zimbabwe’s hospitals are struggling to save people’s lives. Chin’ono, a fierce critic of the regime’s alleged corruption, human rights abuses, economic mismanagement and dictatorial behavior addressed the Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy on Wednesday. The bold journalist shared the podium with Nazanin Boniadi, a British actress and human rights activist, NBA player and activist Enes Kanter Freedom, North Korean two-time defector and torture survivor Timothy Cho and Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, known by his stage name Bobi Wine, a Ugandan opposition politician, singer, and a

March 21, 2022

Madzibaba Veshanduko To Appear In Court

Madzibaba Veshanduko To Appear In Court The famous Madzibaba Veshanduko, real name is Godfrey Karembera, is set to appear in court today. He [Madzibaba Veshanduko] is appearing at the magistrate court in Harare at 8:30am in court 6. He is charged for Undermining Police Authority as defined in Section 177 (a)(i) of the Criminal Law Codification and Reform Act Chapter 9:23. This has been confirmed by staunch opposition supporter Hopewell Chin’ono through his Twitter account. According to Chin’ono’s post, Madzibaba Veshanduko allegedly shouted obscenities to the police officers accusing them of being puppets of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga. Madzibaba veShandoko’s matter is scheduled for 8:30 am tomorrow (Monday) in Court 6 at the magistrates cou

February 28, 2022

16 Suspects Arrested Over CCC Kwekwe Rally Violence

At least 16 people have been arrested in connection with the violence that occurred in Kwekwe at the Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) rally. In a statement, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) national spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the arrests. He said they are carrying out investigations and will release more details. “The Zimbabwe Republic Police confirms the violent incident which occurred in Kwekwe this afternoon in which one person died. The ZRP also confirms that 16 suspects have been picked up in connection with the incident. Police investigations are now in progress and more details will be released soon. The ZRP urges citizens to be peaceful and shun violence at all times,” said Ass Comm Nyathi. The CCC star rally in Mbizo,

February 11, 2022

Prophet T Freddy Acquitted Of Kubata Chibharo Vabuda DEE

Goodness and Mercy Ministries leader Prophet Tapiwa Freddy was today cleared of the rape and physical abuse charges he was facing at the Harare Magistrates Court. Harare regional magistrate Mrs Gloria Takundwa discharged Freddy after noting that the truth was not told in the whole matter. Mrs Takundwa said the State had failed to prove a prima facie against the clergyman. Prophet T Freddy Acquitted Of Kubata Chibharo Vabuda DEE GOODNESS and Mercy Ministries founder, Prophet Tapiwa Freddy, has been cleared of rape and physical abuse charges he was facing. Freddy, as he is popularly known, was cleared of the charges by Harare magistrate Gloria Takundwa. In acquitting the popular cleric, the magistrate said the accuser, ZBC radio presenter Rutendo Makuti, had lied to the court

January 22, 2022

Chief Chikwaka Testifies That Prophet Freddy Told Him Akangokurirwa NeZemo

Chief Chikwaka (Murambiwa Witness Bungu) on Wednesday testified in the trial of Goodness and Mercy Ministries Church leader Prophet Tapiwa Freddy on rape charges saying the cleric claimed he “succumbed to nature” after allegedly raping his niece. The chief took the witness stand and told the court that his niece, the ZBC presenter, cried while telling him that Freddy “succumbed to nature” and forced himself on her on their return from her rural home in Chiendambuya. She further claimed, the chief said, Freddy promised to marry her. “There are many issues, but he forced my niece to be intimate with him. My niece called me and she was crying. She failed to clearly explain her case. I asked her why she was crying and she told me that Freddy had taken her

January 07, 2022

Prophet T Freddy Screamed Thank You God Vari Pakati Pekubata Mukadzi ChiBharo

A Harare  woman who lives with disability yesterday chronicled how Goodness and Mercy Ministries prophet Tapiwa  Freddy (T Freddy) allegedly took advantage of the illness and subsequent death of her husband, stalked and raped her. Testifying during the trial, the woman told the court how she sought financial assistance from Freddy, to finance hospital bills for her bed-ridden husband and how the man of cloth insisted on dating her against her tradition and belief, soon after the death of her husband. She also told the court how T Freddy raped her with a gun visibly placed on his shoes. "On August 15, 2019 my husband (name withheld) who has been ill for a long time became serious and we had no money. "On August 16 I talked to Prophet Freddy since he knew abou

December 16, 2021

Vice president Chiwenga Set To Take Witness Stand & Testify Against Estranged Wife Marry Mubaiwa

Vice president Constantino Chiwenga is set to testify on Wednesday in his estranged wife Marry Mubaiwa’s trial for allegedly trying to force through an upgraded marriage to him without his knowledge. Chiwenga’s testimony is expected to wind up the fast-tracked trial which started last week. Witnesses who testified last week included former judge president Justice George Chiweshe, Justice Munamato Mutevedzi and Nyarai Bwanya, an aide of the vice president. On Tuesday, four other witnesses testified including magistrate Linda Dzvene who was the secretary for Mutevedzi. Dzvene said she was the one who filled the marriage documents for Mubaiwa that included a section where she stated that she was a divorcee. Mubaiwa’s lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa asked if she was given

December 10, 2021

ZRP Has Located Colleta & Interviewed Her In Connection With Douglas Munatsi Mysterious Death

Police have located and interviewed a woman only identified as Colleta, in connection with the death of prominent banker Mr Douglas Munatsi on November 29. Mr Munatsi died in a mysterious fire at his upmarket Harare apartment and Colleta is believed to have been the last person to see him alive. Investigators are still awaiting the autopsy and toxicology examination results and have so far questioned several other people in connection with the case. Mr Munatsi, who was the chief executive of the Zimbabwe Investment and Development Agency (ZIDA), was said to have been alone in his penthouse at the upmarket Northfields apartments in the capital when an inferno engulfed his main bedroom. Authorities are still trying to ascertain the cause of the fire and death through the pendi

December 05, 2021

Police Impound 71 Smuggled Mabhero Worth ZW$745 000

Police in Masvingo have arrested a man from Mutare who was found transporting 71 bales of second-hand clothes with a street value of ZW$745 000. Tatenda Denhe who is from Mutare was arrested at around 4pm on Thursday. Masvingo Provincial Police Spokesperson Inspector Kudakwashe Dhewa confirmed the seizures to The Mirror. The bales were coming from Mutare to Zvishavane.   Government relaxes regulations on second clothes imports   Government has relaxed its position on the importation of second hand clothes, to allow for the resuscitation and reorganisation of the textile and clothing industry before the policy can be enforced.   In an interview on the sidelines of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce 2017 strategic planning workshop in Kariba yeste

November 19, 2021

Chiyangwa Challenges Mnangagwa Government After His Land Is Seized Without Paying Him

Businessman and Zanu PF Zvimba South MP Philip Chiyangwa is challenging President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration for grabbing his land measuring about 5,5 hectares in Warren Park, Harare, where it wants to build a museum to “chronicle Africa’s liberation”. This is contained in a High Court chamber application where Chiyangwa, the executive chairman of Kilima Investments, the company that owns the property is challenging the seizure of the land. Chiyangwa accuses the government of pulling out of talks to buy the land, opting instead to grab it. He is seeking an order declaring the attempt to grab Stand 9297 Warren Park Township of Warren Park where the government is setting up a museum to chronicle Africa’s liberation null and void. In his foundi

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