Mawarire Challenges State Over Treason Charges

Mawarire Challenges State Over Treason Charges 1

By Own Correspondent| Leader of #ThisFlagMovement Pastor Evan Mawarire, has approached the High Court to be granted bail pending trial on treason charges. Mawarire is being charged with contravening section 22(2) (a) (iii) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act (subverting a constitutional government) or in the alternative being charged with inciting the public to commit public violence as envisaged in section 187(1) (b) as read with section 36(1) (a) of the Code. In his application Mawarire said: I aver that to peaceful challenge that the government should address…

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LIVE In Davos: Mliswa Blames MDC For Last Week’s Violence As ED Says Soldiers Were Insubordinate

LIVE In Davos: Mliswa Blames MDC For Last Week’s Violence As ED Says Soldiers Were Insubordinate 3

By Staff Reporter| The Norton MP Temba Mliswa has continued on his allegations blaming civilians for the military mayhem which saw at least 12 people killed last week. Speaking on the sidelines of the Davos Summit, Mliswa further claimed that last week Monday guns were there before the police and military arrived. His claims came as several LIVE videos showed that for instance school teachers were violently forced out of their workplaces (classrooms) by soldiers who told them to go join the strike. Even the ZANU PF President Emmerson Mnangagwa…

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There Is No Disobedience Within The Army, ZDF Commander Challenges Mnangagwa

There Is No Disobedience Within The Army, ZDF Commander Challenges Mnangagwa 6

Correspondent|A statement, the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) spokesperson Colonel Overson Mugwisi has dismissed reports that there is a rebellion by soldiers saying there is no insurgency in Zimbabwe. He said the Zimbabwe Defence Forces is a disciplined professional force. Said Mugwisi: “There is no insurgency in the country at the moment. However, it has become apparent that there are criminal elements who tried to take advantage of the violent protests that were planned and perpetrated by opposition political movements and their associates in the country from 14 to 16 January 2019.…

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Leadership Qualities Are Not Sold In Russia Or Kazakhstan: Bhasikiti

Leadership Qualities Are Not Sold In Russia Or Kazakhstan: Bhasikiti 8

Former Masvingo Minister of State, Kudakwashe Bhasikiti has scoffed at President Emmerson Mnangagwa for failing to drive the nation to prosperity charging that leadership qualities are not sold in Russia, Khazakstan or Belarus where his former party colleague recently visited to seek cooperation and investment. Posting on Twitter this morning, Bhasikiti said; “Those who thought leading a nation is Kutonga,vazvivonera pamhino sefodya,governance demands wisdom,tolerance and fatherly heart to listen and care for all.I don’t want to pretend such qualities are sold in Russia&Kazakhstan,but in Zimbabwe.We shall not be fooled again.”…

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Ambitious Mthuli Ncube Claims Zim Is Ready For Zim Dollar Return

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Government has made progress in terms of achieving conditions that need to be fulfilled on the macro-economic front before the reintroduction of local currency, according to Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube. This follows Minister Ncube’s announcement recently that the country will have its own currency within the next 12 months as Government moves to deal with inflationary pressures among other factors that are impeding economic turnaround efforts. In an interview with Bloomberg in Davos, Switzerland on Monday, Minister Ncube indicated that he is implementing a cocktail of…

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Looters Make Up For Gloomy Christmas, Throw Three Day Party At Funeral Parlour On Looted Beer

Looters Make Up For Gloomy Christmas, Throw Three Day Party At Funeral Parlour On Looted Beer 12

SOME looters who took part in last week’s opposition instigated violent protests in Bulawayo stashed groceries worth more than $3 000 in a funeral parlour in Luveve suburb and were busted by the police after they threw a three-day marathon party in the morgue, alarming residents. It is alleged that alert residents of the nearby houses noticed the strange events and tipped off the police. Bulawayo police spokesperson Inspector Abednico Ncube confirmed the incident. “I can confirm that following a tip-off from members of the public, our officers raided Zulu…

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Deputy Sheriff To Raid Blue Roof Over Grace Mugabe Debts

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FORMER First Lady Mrs Grace Mugabe is now set to lose property after failing to pay legal fees amounting to $278 000 to a Harare law firm. Manase & Manase Legal Practitioners, who represented Mrs Mugabe and her son Russel Goreraza in several court cases involving a $1,2 million diamond ring deal, obtained a High Court order compelling her to pay the bill plus interest. Armed with the court order dated January 15 this year, the lawyers have instructed the Sheriff of the High Court to attach movable property belonging…

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“We Can’t Talk, Our Tongues Are Not Free,” Chamisa Responds To Mnagagwa Call For Dialogue

“We Can’t Talk, Our Tongues Are Not Free,” Chamisa Responds To Mnagagwa Call For Dialogue 16

By Paul Nyathi|ZANU PF leader President Emmerson Mnangagwa has called on national stakeholders to come forward for dialogue on the future of the country following last week’s wave of citizens protests. I invite leaders of all political parties as well as religious and civil leaders to set aside our differences and come together. What unites us is stronger than what could ever divide us. Let’s begin a national dialogue. Let’s put the economy first. Let’s put the people first 4/4 — President of Zimbabwe (@edmnangagwa) January 22, 2019 In response…

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Govt Purging Citizens Who Turned To VPN To Access Social Media?

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By Paul Nyathi|ZimEye.com readers have sent in yet to be confirmed reports that the government is tracking all citizens who turned to use Virtual Private Network (VPN) to access social media last week when government disconnected internet access in the country. According to the readers, they have been receiving messages ordering them to report to the police and surrender their passports on charges of illegally accessing the internet when the government had disconnected them. See the message below copied to ZimEye.com. ZimEye.com is following up the issue for more details…

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Another Youth Leader Picked Up By Police, Is Chikurubi Maximum The Venue For Dialogue?

Another Youth Leader Picked Up By Police, Is Chikurubi Maximum The Venue For Dialogue? 21

Alister Pfunye By Own Correspondent|Former Zimbabwe National Students Union who is also the current Southern Africa Students Union deputy president Alistar Pfunye has been picked up by security agents. Pfunye, who according to sources was picked up around midnight (Tuesday) joins dozens of other youths and civilians arrested by the Emmerson Mnangagwa led administration following the #ShutdownZimbabwe protests. Said activist Makomborero Haruzivishe: “@edmnangagwa is calling for dialogue with civil society, is Chikurubi maximum prison the venue for national dialogue?” If our services have assisted you, our work would be much…

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