Articles tagged 'charity charamba'

Another shake-up in ZRP 20 April 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has rung another shake-up, with the law enforcement agency transferring 41 senior police officers and 19 juniors. The move is one in many redeployments effected in the force since the military-led Operation Restore Legacy, which saw former president Robe...
Diasporans protest over Zim police brutality 5 March 2018 HARARE - Zimbabweans in the Diaspora are planning to stage a protest at the Zimbabwean embassy in London on Wednesday in a bid to push government to deal with police brutality. This comes amid calls by civil society activists for authorities to compensate families of two people that were recen...
Police shooting victims laid to rest 26 February 2018 HARARE - Government donated $200 and a coffin to the families of victims whose lives were tragically ended by Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) on Thursday night. Three unarmed civilians were fatally shot by police during a government-backed operation to remove commuter omnibuses and informal tra...
More changes in ZRP 13 February 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has moved to replace recently-fired senior officers by redeploying 14 cops to various key posts, as the law enforcement agency moves to re-shape its battered image. At least 30 senior police officers were last month served with retirement letters, be...
'Charamba an idiot' cop acquitted 23 January 2018 HARARE - A cop who was dragged to court after writing in a WhatsApp message that national police spokesperson Charity Charamba was an “idiot” has been acquitted. James Mabasa, 38, was facing charges of contravening the Post and Telecommunications Act by sending offensive messages over the phon...
Zim festive roads fatalities deadlier than ever 4 January 2018 HARARE - The number of people who have died on the country's roads since December 15 is already higher than last year, the Zimbabwe Republic Police has said. In a statement, police spokesperson Charity Charamba said 1 398 accidents occurred from December 15 to January 1, with 136 deaths record...
Charamba insult case postponed 6 October 2017 HARARE - The case of a Police General Headquarters (PGHQ) cop who was charged after he reportedly wrote in a WhatsApp message that national police spokesperson Charity Charamba was an “idiot” was yesterday deferred to October 18. James Mabasa, 38, is being charged with contravening the Post an...
Police spokesperson insult case revived 25 September 2017 HARARE - The case of a cop who was charged after he reportedly wrote a WhatsApp message saying national police spokesperson Charity Charamba is an “idiot” has been resuscitated and will be back in court on October 5. Police General Headquarters-based James Mabasa, 38, is being charged with con...
Cop up for insulting police spokesperson 21 September 2017 HARARE - A cop based at Police General Headquarters (PGHQ) was hauled before the courts yesterday after he reportedly wrote in a Whatsapp message that the national police spokesperson Charity Charamba was an “idiot”. James Mabasa, 38, was charged with contravening the Post and Telecommunicatio...
Mnangagwa at crossroads 12 September 2017 HARARE - The continued onslaught on Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa (pictured) could drive the 74 year-old politician to a point where he might have to make difficult choices if it is indeed true that he harbours ambitions to succeed the incumbent, analysts have said. Since his elevation to ...
Mnangagwa breaks silence 28 August 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa ended weeks of silence on his alleged poisoning by thanking God for sparing his life during the sudden illness in Gwanda which saw him being airlifted to South Africa for emergency surgery this month. Mnangagwa, who turns 75 next month, is touted as a...
Police speak on Mnangagwa poisoning 25 August 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is still to receive any formal complaints to enable them to investigate the alleged poisoning of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Gwanda while attending a Zanu PF youth interface meeting, the Daily News can report. More than two weeks after the i...
ZRP slams cops' unlawful conduct 25 August 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has warned that it will not tolerate law enforcement agents that engage in any unlawful conduct that jeopardises public safety. This comes after five police officers were arrested following allegations that they had viciously assaulted a Harare man w...
Rising murder cases worry police 5 July 2017 HARARE - Police have expressed alarm at the spiking murder cases which in some cases, are being fuelled by binge drinking and minor disputes. Police spokesperson Charity Charamba vowed to end the killings that have scaled well over 20 every month. She told the Daily News that close to 20 pe...
Police warn of fake roadblocks 15 June 2017 HARARE – Police have warned that fake roadblocks were being mounted by expelled cops to extort money from motorists. “We are fully aware of the machinations of some unscrupulous elements who have formed a fifth column that masquerades as police, conducting illegal roadblocks, using spikes and ...
8 miners dead after shaft collapse in Mazowe 28 May 2017 HARARE - Eight miners were confirmed dead yesterday after being trapped in a shaft while panning for gold at Big Mine in Mazowe on Monday. The likely cause of the collapse was not revealed, but rescue efforts seemed to have been held up by lack of excavators over the past five days. Police ...
'My mom despised police work' 1 December 2016 HARARE - When she joined the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) at the age of 23, there were howls of disapproval from family and friends. But today, national police spokesperson Charity Charamba looks back with pride. Recently, she graduated with a masters' degree in International Relations wi...
Mugabe coup claim mystery 28 October 2016 HARARE - Mystery surrounds stunning claims emanating from South Africa that six Zimbabweans suspected of plotting to overthrow President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF government are being held by that country's authorities following their arrest two weeks ago. Determined efforts by the Daily N...
Police brutality condemned 12 July 2016 HARARE - Zimbabweans urged government to halt the excessive use of force by police after a leaked video of the gruesome beating of protesters by police touched off mass anger. The footage was gleaned from last week's stay away, and shows police officers battering people under the soles of thei...
Police warn football hooligans 18 May 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has strongly warned football fans from engaging in violent behaviour following the disturbances at Rufaro Stadium last Sunday. Rowdy DeMbare supporters clashed with police following their team's 0-1 loss to Castle Lager Premiership log leaders FC Pla...
Daily News Editor's car tampered with 12 May 2016 HARARE - Police are investigating the tampering with of the wheels of a car belonging to the Group Editor of Associated Newspapers of Zimbabwe (ANZ) — publishers of the Daily News, the Daily News on Sunday and the Weekend Post — Stanley Gama. A horrified Gama discovered last Friday that his ca...
Match fixers face arrest 15 March 2016 HARARE - Several individuals involved in the latest match-fixing scandal that has rocked Zimbabwean football face arrest after the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) lodged a formal police report. Police yesterday confirmed they had received a report from Zifa and will take action in due cou...
Kombi operators cry foul 25 February 2016 HARARE - Dozens of kombi and taxi operators are crying foul over the delay by police to release their impounded vehicles even after they have paid fines. But national police spokesperson senior assistant commissioner Charity Charamba said police were still vetting the vehicles. “Police do n...
Police charge scribes 4 November 2015 HARARE - Police have charged three Sunday Mail journalists for allegedly publishing falsehoods prejudicial to the State. This follows a story by the weekly paper which claimed that an assistant commissioner of police was under investigation over his involvement in cyanide poaching at Hwange Na...
Police hunt down land barons 19 August 2015 HARARE - Police were yesterday said to have intensified investigations into allegations that dozens of land barons, were illegally selling municipal, State and property developers' land as government battles to stop the fraudulent activities which saw the suspects raking in millions of dollars in...