3 Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), Senior excutives , face charges of US$780,000 fraud

3 Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), Senior excutives , face charges of  US$780,000 fraud

  A RESERVE Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) unit has dragged three senior executives and an accomplice to court accusing them of stealing US$780,000 from the company. Fidelity Printers and Refiners is the RBZ’s currency printing firm and also the country’s sole buyer of gold. The three top executives – Godknows Hofisi, 41, Tinashe Wellington Mbengegwi, 35, Ronald Madhara, 47, – were not asked to plead when they appeared before Harare magistrate Vakai Chikwekwe charged with…

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South African Judge suggests charging South African government over Bashir flight

South African Judge suggests charging South African government over Bashir flight

A SOUTH African judge asked prosecutors on Wednesday to consider charging the government over its decision to let Sudan’s President Omar Hassan al-Bashir leave the country in defiance of legal orders from Pretoria and the International Criminal Court. Bashir flew out of South Africa on June 15 as world powers and activists were urging the government to arrest him under a warrant from the global court on charges of masterminding genocide and other atrocities in…

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MPs break into song and dance demanding ZBC live coverage, or else no debate.

MPs break into song and dance demanding ZBC live coverage, or else no debate.

CHAOS erupted in Parliament Wednesday afternoon as MPs protested over the failure by the state broadcaster to air their question and answer session in the national assembly. Led by MDC-T’s Nelson Chamisa, the legislators took Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa to task, asking why ZBC was not filming live their debates in line with a resolution they passed last year that Parliament should be broadcast live on Wednesday and Thursday. “We want to know why ZBC…

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Bhasikiti, through ConCourt, bars Mugabe from declaring Mwenezi East Costituency vacant.

Bhasikiti,  through ConCourt, bars Mugabe from declaring Mwenezi East Costituency vacant.

THE Constitutional Court, is of late passing judgements that can be viewed as democratic, with the latest, being a full people’s victory against oppressive authority.Zimbabweans have for a long time been confronted by a solid wall when in need of challenging the President’s dictatorial tendencies but now the tide seems to be turning fully in favour of the people. Recently, MP Kudakwashe Bhasikiti , the former Masvingo provincial state minister was expelled from Zanu PF…

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’47 year old Harare man rapes, 19 year old daughter in law at gun point’

’47 year old Harare man rapes, 19 year old daughter in law at gun point’

HARARE: A 47-year-old man who allegedly raped his son’s 19-year-old wife, was Wednesday dragged before the magistrates’ court. Taurayi was not asked to plead as he was charged with rape and pointing a firearm when he appeared before magistrate Hosea Mujaya. The court remanded to Thursday for trial. According to the state, Taurayi is employed at Zinwa Company KG 6 in Harare. His daughter-in-law resides in Parktown Waterfalls. It is the state’s case that sometime…

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Mugabe breaks off, latest short visit to Zimbabwe and flies off to Mozambique

Mugabe breaks off, latest short visit to Zimbabwe and flies off to Mozambique

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe left Harare Wednesday for Maputo, Mozambique, where he will attend the country’s 40th Independence commemorations. Mugabe was seen off at the Harare International Airport by Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Defence Minister Dr Sidney Sekeramayi, Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda and service chiefs. Mozambique will Thursday mark 40 years of independence from Portuguese rule. Mugabe has been out of the country for more than 20 times of late,…

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Two hundred explosives found on bus from Zimbabwe to SA at Beitbridge border

Two hundred explosives found on bus from Zimbabwe to SA at Beitbridge border

TWO hundred bombs have been found in a bus that had come from Zimbabwe at the Beitbridge border post, the SA Revenue Service (Sars) said on Wednesday. “Sars officials discovered 200 explosive detonating devices in a bus at the Beitbridge border post on June 23, 2015 [Tuesday],” it said in a statement. “Just before 22:00 on June 23 [Tuesday], a customs detector dog unit member was conducting a search of a bus which had just…

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2 Die as speeding ‘Tenda’ Bus, loses control and crashes into trees

2 Die as speeding ‘Tenda’  Bus, loses control and crashes into trees

  Travelling on Zimbabwe’s public transport is literally gambling with one’s own life as buses and commuter buses are frequently involved in horrendous  accidents that result in unwarranted deaths. Most of these accidents, can be attributed to poor road conditions, non road worthy vehicles, unlicenced drivers and dangerous drivers. The latest accident involving major public transport,  involved a speeding Mutare bound Tenda  Bus service, whose driver lost control and crashed into trees on Friday. 2 passengers died…

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Burundi’s second Vice President ‘Gervais Rufyikiri’, has fled to Belgium

Burundi’s second Vice President ‘Gervais Rufyikiri’,  has fled to Belgium

Burundi has once again come to the media spotlight as one of Burundi’s National  Vice Presidents, Gervais Rufyikiri the second Vice President, has skipped the border and fled to Belgium, claiming that he was in real  fear for his security after personally being threatened for  speaking out against or denouncing  President Pierre Nkurunziza’s volatile bid for a third term in office, a move considered to be unconstitutional. Following  President Pierre Nkurunziza there were subsequent protests against the president since…

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About Jonathan Moyo: ‘Mugabe has the power to appoint or dismiss Ministers’

About Jonathan Moyo: ‘Mugabe has the power to appoint or dismiss Ministers’

THIS is a quick note to provide a legal explanation around the current situation of Prof Jonathan Moyo whom reports say has been relieved of his Governmental functions. Details of what has transpired are not clear at present. One view is that he has been sacked. The other perspective is that what has happened is merely procedural and that he will bounce back into cabinet.The purpose of this note is to explain the law around…

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