Articles tagged 'sunday mail'

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...
ZBC fires hundreds, closes TV station 12 August 2015 HARARE - As Zimbabwe's economic meltdown continues to escalate, the cash-strapped Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) on Wednesday closed its loss-making second television station and fired hundreds of its employees using the recent Supreme Court ruling that confirmed that employers could ter...
Herald, ZBC retrench hundreds of employees 8 August 2015 HARARE - With Zimbabwe's economy in the doldrums and showing no prospects of recovering any time soon, State media organisations -- the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) and Zimpapers, the publishers of The Herald, the Sunday Mail and the Chronicle newspapers -- are retrenching hundreds of ...
'Baba Jukwa' seeks discharge 28 February 2015 HARARE - Suspended Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi yesterday slammed the State for deliberately infringing on his constitutional right to be tried within a reasonable time. He protested against the State for continually postponing the matter under the guise of conducting extra-territorial in...
'Baba Jukwa' accuses police of buying time 16 January 2015 HARARE - The Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi has threatened to take legal action against the police whom he accuses of dragging their feet in investigating the Baba Jukwa saga. In a letter addressed to commissioner-general of police Augustine Chihuri, Kudzayi demands to know the progress on ...
Baba Jukwa's remand refusal shot down 7 October 2014 HARARE - Harare magistrate Milton Serima yesterday dismissed an application for refusal of further remand by Edmund Kudzayi and his brother Phillip. The Sunday mail editor and his brother are accused of trying to unseat a constitutionally-elected government through the shadowy Baba Jukwa Faceb...
Factbox: Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi 27 June 2014 HARARE - Here are some facts about Edmund Kudzayi, editor of the Sunday Mail, whom we will learn today whether he will be freed on bail in connection with accusations of insurgency, terrorism, banditry, sabotage, attempting to subvert a constitutionally elected government and failing to secure fi...
D-day for 'Baba Jukwa' 27 June 2014 HARARE - The High Court will today hear the bail application by Edmund Kudzayi, the incarcerated editor of the State-controlled Sunday Mail, a day after his elder brother Phillip Tawanda, also in detention, was advised to approach the same court for his liberty. Police arrested the 28-year-old...
Moyo fails to turn up 27 June 2014 HARARE - Jonathan Moyo, minister of Media, Information and Broadcasting Services yesterday, failed to appear before a parliamentary portfolio committee to answer questions about the arrest of the Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi and realignment of media laws. Moyo was invited by the Media, In...
Jukwa plot thickens 25 June 2014 HARARE - It would be an understatement to say the Baba Jukwa saga is shaping up to be the runaway news story of the year 2014. Just as one is tempted to think this mega political soapie would fizzle out, it is getting juicier and nastier almost by the hour, thus threatening to cause ginormous ...
'State media boss is Baba Jukwa' 22 June 2014 HARARE - Edmund Kudzayi, the Sunday Mail editor, who was sensationally arrested on Thursday, yesterday appeared at the Harare Magistrates' Court and was charged with insurgency, terrorism, banditry, sabotage, subverting a constitutionally elected government and not securing firearms. He appear...
Police vow to probe Baba Jukwa 22 June 2014 HARARE - Police have vowed to conduct thorough investigations into the Baba Jukwa Facebook page scandal, hours after the Sunday Mail editor, Edmund Kudzayi appeared at the Harare magistrates' court charged with terrorism, insurgency and banditry among others. In a press release yesterday, spok...
Sunday Mail editor charged with terrorism 21 June 2014 HARARE - Edmund Kudzayi, the Sunday Mail editor has been remanded in custody to Monday pending his bail application. He is being charged with subverting a constitutional government by attempting to commit an act of insurgency, banditry, sabotage and terrorism. CHARGED: Sunday Mail edito...