Articles tagged 'commissioner general godwin matanga'

TIZ challenges ZRP anti-graft unit 3 October 2018 HARARE - Transparency International Zimbabwe (TIZ) has raised its reservations on the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP)'s Anti-Corruption Unit saying there was need for a multi-sectoral approach to corruption as compared to a single unit approach. In May, Police commissioner-general Godwin Matang...
Police ban MDC demo 25 July 2018 HARARE - Plans by the MDC Alliance to demonstrate against the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) today were thrown into disarray yesterday after police refused to sanction the protests due to the “absence of manpower” — as many officers are said to be undergoing training ahead of next week's nat...
EASTERN NEWS | Top cops fingered in smuggling 24 May 2018 MUTARE - Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga, pictured, has demanded the arrest and prosecution of local police commanders he claimed were integral members of the criminal smuggling syndicates. Addressing Manicaland police commanders at Mutare Main Camp on Tuesday in his maiden tour of the pro...
Police patrols long overdue 21 May 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) should be applauded for re-launching patrol units countrywide as this will help curb crime. Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga was spot-on when he recently bemoaned the absence of police officers on the streets, ordering them to resume patrols. M...
Police bosses in tight spot 4 May 2018 HARARE - The police's conduct during the ruling party's primary elections has once again lifted the lid on the inappropriate relationship that exists between Zanu PF and the law enforcement agency, heightening calls for the reformation of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) beyond cosmetic changes...
Zec bars police from interfering with polls 4 May 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has reiterated that police officers are barred from taking part or interfering with the electoral process beyond maintaining law and order. This comes after police officers were accused in the Zanu PF primary polls of abusing their power to help dis...
Another shake up in police 6 March 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police has effected yet more changes in the force, with senior officers in the Police Protection Unit (PPU) — who were providing security to the Mugabes — being redeployed. This was revealed last week in a police radio announcement. PPU — comprising five secti...
Gen Matanga; the real work has just begun 14 February 2018 HARARE - On Monday, President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced the appointment of Godwin Matanga as the substantive commissioner-general of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP). Before his appointment, Matanga was the acting commissioner-general, a position he found himself in after Augustine Chihur...