Chief Ndiweni faces jail time after he is remanded in custody over ‘property destruction’

Chief Ndiweni faces jail time after he is remanded in custody over ‘property destruction’ 1

BULAWAYO – Felix Nhlanhlayamangwe Ndiweni, the outspoken Ntabazinduna traditional chief, faces jail time after he was convicted of malicious damage to property on Thursday. Ndiweni, an outspoken critic of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s regime, was spending the night in a jail cell at Khami Prison after Bulawayo magistrate Gladmore Muzambi remanded him and 23 others in custody to Friday for sentencing. The magistrate’s decision to order the 24 detained strongly hinted that they all face jail time. The crime came be dealt with by way of a fine, but it can…

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‘Bring out your whole family’ – Chief Ndiweni rallies Zimbabweans for protests

‘Bring out your whole family’ – Chief Ndiweni rallies Zimbabweans for protests 3

BULAWAYO – The outspoken traditional chief Nhanhla Ndiweni of Ntabazinduna rallied Zimbabweans on Wednesday to take part in a series of anti-government protests called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). Ndiweni, who has broken ranks with the largely pro-Zanu PF chiefs’ body, said the protests were “non-partisan” because the economic situation and political paralysis in the country was affecting everyone. “I’m hopeful that on this occasion these protests will be a family day. Bring out your whole family, let’s all come out on the day of protest; a…

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