Ex Zinara boss’ objection dismissed

Ex Zinara boss’ objection dismissed 1

On Jun 27, 2019 22,133 0 By Zvikomborero Parafini A Harare magistrate yesterday threw out former ZINARA chairperson Albert Mugabe’s objection for the State to admit the letter of correspondence he allegedly wrote to CBZ securitising a mortgage loan by the parastatal’s CEO. Albert Mugabe Regional magistrate Lazini Ncube ruled that the letter be admitted as evidence as it was referred to by the State’s first witness Methlene Mujokoro and not because it was authored by Mugabe. “In the witness’s testimony she said she was made aware of the letter…

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ZINARA boss nailed

ZINARA boss nailed 2

By Zvikomborero Parafini The trial of former ZINARA chairperson Albert Mugabe started last week with the first witness nailing him. Albert Mugabe The witness said Mugabe wrote to CBZ assuring them that the board had agreed to set off the CEO’s mortgage. Mugabe is facing criminal abuse charges in which it is alleged that he wrote a letter to CBZ bank misrepresenting that the ZINARA board had agreed to set off a $300 000 mortgage for its CEO, Nancy Masiyiwa. Related Articles The State led by Nyikadzino Machingura opened its…

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Ex-Zinara board chair’s trial fails to start

Ex-Zinara board chair’s trial fails to start 3

The matter in which the former Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara) board chairman Albert Mugabe is facing charges of authorising and tendering false letters of undertaking to set off a mortgage loan facility without his board’s approval, yesterday failed to start after it emerged that the person who was representing the parastatal in court has since left the organisation. Albert Mugabe Mugabe is being charged with criminal abuse of office. The State led by Nyikadzino Machingura applied for the postponement of the matter to another date, saying he wanted time…

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The History of the MDC: Part One, Volume Two by Dr Tapiwa Mashakada

The History of the MDC: Part One, Volume Two by Dr Tapiwa Mashakada 4

By Dr Tapiwa Mashakada Many people think that the MDC was formed in 1999. This is not correct. So my starting point is to recall the role played by the labour movement, the Constitutional and Student Movements in the birth of the MDC. I start with the role played by the Labour Movement. Dr Tapiwa Mashakada At independence in 1980 labour was organized along racial lines. White artisans had their own unions while blue collar workers formed theirs. Mugabe’s government took the position that a strong labour federation would effectively represent…

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