Ex-VP Mphoko now a wanted man

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By Freeman Razemba The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) has launched a manhunt for former Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko, who reportedly dramatically escaped from ZACC investigators on Monday afternoon. Former Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko (right) seen here with his wife ZACC, in collaboration with other law enforcement agents, has literally “sealed” the country’s borders to ensure the politician does not flee to other countries. Mphoko faces arrest over criminal abuse of office charges. Related Articles Said ZACC spokesperson Commissioner John Makamure: “The position remains the same and Mr Mphoko’s whereabouts are…

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Mphoko on the run after ZACC attempt to arrest him

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By Nqobile Tshili/Mashudu Netsianda Former Vice President, Phelekezela Mphoko, is on the run after dramatically fleeing from Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) officers who were set to arrest him in Bulawayo yesterday. Former VP Phelekezela Mphoko The former Vice President’s movie style escape follows attempts by Zacc officers to take him to Bulawayo Central Police Station to slap him with abuse of office charges for an offence he allegedly committed during his tenure in office. Mphoko had initially agreed to surrender himself to the Zacc officers at the police station but…

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Zacc probes Mupfumira prison conditions

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By Ruvimbo Muchenje | Zimbabwe Standard | The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) yesterday descended on Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison to investigate allegations that incarcerated former Tourism and Hospitality Industry minister Priscah Mupfumira is getting preferential treatment. Former Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Priscah Mupfumira looks colourful as she makes her way into the Harare Magistrates’ Courts yesterday. — (Picture by Lee Maidza) Mupfumira’s lawyer, Charles Chinyama, confirmed that three Zacc commissioners were at Chikurubi to investigate the conditions under which the former top Zanu PF official was being held.…

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Mupfumira detective in mysterious transfer

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By Daniel Nemukuyu In a move that may jeopardise investigations into the corruption case against ex-Minister of Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Prisca Mupfumira, a detective who arrested the politician has been transferred to Karoi Police Station, hundreds of kilometres away from the investigations. Former Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Priscah Mupfumira looks colourful as she makes her way into the Harare Magistrates’ Courts yesterday. — (Picture by Lee Maidza) Detective Assistant Inspector Naison Ndlovu, who was seconded to the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) as an investigator, has since…

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More arrests coming: Zacc

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By Blessed Mhlanga | NewsDay | The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) has warned of more shock arrests, declaring that nobody will be spared in the effort to root out endemic graft costing the country billions of dollars. Zacc chair Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo Speaking in a no-holds barred one-on-one interview on Alpha Media Holdings (AMH) platform In Conversations with Trevor, which will be broadcast this afternoon on HStv, Zacc chairperson Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo said there would be more shock arrests, especially in connection with the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) forensic…

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Zacc arrests former Director of State Residences

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By Daniel Nemukuyu FORMER Director of State Residences Douglas Tapfuma has been arrested for criminal abuse of office after allegedly importing a fleet of vehicles without paying duty, as the anti-graft drive gathers momentum. Loice Matanda Moyo He allegedly imported his personal vehicles and misrepresented that he was doing it on behalf of the State, as a way evading paying tax. Tapfuma was last year reassigned as Principal Director Monitoring and Evaluation in the Office of the President and Cabinet. Related Articles Tapfuma becomes the second high profile Government figure…

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Fresh-faced ZACC in Obert Mpofu litmus test… as Kurotwi revives fight with ex Mines minister

Fresh-faced ZACC in Obert Mpofu litmus test… as Kurotwi revives fight with ex Mines minister 9

By Farayi Machamire Harare businessman Lovemore Kurotwi has approached the newly installed Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) in a bid to have former Mines minister Obert Mpofu face the music for allegations of corruption and involvement in missing diamond revenues. Core Mining and Minerals (Private) Limited director Lovemore Kurotwi Riding on a renewed anti-corruption wave-given-impetus by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s call on Zacc to fight corruption without fear or favour, Kurotwi revived his fight with Mpofu which has been brought before parliament as well as the office of former president Robert Mugabe…

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