Articles tagged 'supa mandiwanzira'

Mandiwanzira trial date set 1 December 2018 HARARE - The State has set December 10 as the trial date of former Information Communication Technology minister Supa Mandiwanzira who is accused of two counts of criminal abuse of office. The charges relate to his alleged engagement of a South African company, Megawatt to do consultancy work ...
Bigwigs throng Harare court 11 November 2018 HARARE - It was an extraordinary week at the Harare Magistrates' Courts that saw four high-profile figures appearing in court on the same day, facing various charges. It was therefore a hive of activity as journalists from various media houses convened outside the courts to capture this rare m...
Mandiwanzira granted $2 000 bail 8 November 2018 HARARE - Former Information Communication Technology minister Supa Mandiwanzira was yesterday granted $2 000 bail accompanied with stringent conditions. Mandiwanzira appeared before chief magistrate Mishrod Guvamombe facing two charges of criminal abuse of office relating to his alleged engage...
Supa arrested 7 November 2018 HARARE - Former Information Communication and Technology (ICT) minister Supa Mandiwanzira was arrested yesterday on two charges of criminal abuse of office. He is due to appear in court today. Mandiwanzira's lawyers — advocates Thembi Magwaliba and Brian Hungwe — said Mandiwanzira handed hi...
Supa Mandiwanzira arrested 7 November 2018 HARARE - Former Information Communication and Technology minister Supa Mandiwanzira was arrested yesterday on two charges of criminal abuse of office. He is due to appear in court today. [Adz] [GoogleAd]
Village Inn exonerates Mandiwanzira 19 October 2018 HARARE - Lawyers representing Village Inn, a hotel in Nyanga, and judicial manager Shepherd Chimutanda have denied allegations of a forceful take-over of the hotel by Tatipano Properties, a firm linked to Nyanga South member of the National Assembly Supa Mandiwanzira. The lawyers say the acqui...
Business Times newspaper in name storm 20 July 2018 HARARE - South Africa's Sunday Times newspaper has issued Business Times with an ultimatum to change its name or face legal action. for the Sunday Times flew into Harare last week for talks with AB Communications, the publishers of Business Times. The Sunday Times has an insert called Busin...
'Hackers downloaded voters' personal data' 12 July 2018 HARARE - The Information Communication Technology  (ICT) and Cyber Security ministry has said personalised, unsolicited campaign messages sent to potential voters' mobile phones by the ruling party could have emanated from an unprotected voters' roll published on the Internet. While the Zimb...
Potraz in telemedicine initiative 12 July 2018 HARARE - Telecommunications regulator Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) is supporting local health facilities to access specialist services through its innovative tele-medicine programme, a Cabinet minister has said. Minister of Information Communication T...
ICT innovation drive a game changer 26 March 2018 HARARE - Government's decision to set up a multi-million dollar fund to promote technological innovation will result in Zimbabwe becoming a southern Africa information and communication technology (ICT) hub, experts say. This was after President Emmerson Mnangagwa this month officially launche...
Mugabe-donated computers lie idle 11 March 2018 HARARE - Computers donated by deposed Robert Mugabe to promote E-learning are still lying idle at various schools because the institutions do not have electricity, Information Communication Technology minister Supa Mandiwanzira has revealed. Mandiwanzira, who graced most of the occasions when ...
Businessman refuses to testify 7 February 2018 HARARE - Businessman Agrippa Masiyakurima, popularly known as Bopela, refused to give testimony in court yesterday saying he could only do so once Information Communication Technology (ICT) minister Supa Mandiwanzira has been apprehended over indiscretions that he is alleging. Masiyakurima was...
EASTERN NEWS | Govt to launch village ICT centres 1 February 2018 Govt to launch village ICT centres MUTARE - Government plans to set up more community information centres (CICs), particularly in rural Manicaland, with at least 40 containerised ones on the cards, as part of efforts to provide e-government services. Most of the centres will be at post offi...
Zim launches National Frequency Allocation Plan 1 February 2018 MUTARE - Zimbabwe has made history by becoming one of the few countries in southern Africa to launch a national blueprint on the access and use of radio frequency spectrum resources.  ITC minister Supa Mandiwanzira, who launched the first edition of the Zimbabwe National Frequency Allocation P...
Parly calls for Mpofu, Supa probe 19 January 2018 HARARE - The National Assembly has ratcheted up pressure on President Emmerson Mnangagwa, calling on him to take action against Cabinet ministers accused of improper conduct. Led by Mabvuku Tafara Member of Parliament James Maridadi, the lawmakers were seething with anger on Wednesday over Mna...
Last week's data blackout: Econet sets record straight 13 December 2017 HARARE - Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, whose millions of customers were affected by a data blackout last Tuesday, has leaped to Liquid Telecoms' defence, saying its bandwidth wholesaler did everything it could to mitigate the situation and was the first to restore services through its own cables.    ...
Minister clears air on Rimuka Post Office 11 December 2017 HARARE - Rimuka Post Office in Kadoma is actually operating as an off-counter for the Kadoma Post Office contrary to claims that it has been shut down, the minister of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security Supa Mandiwanzira has said.  The minister was responding to a question...
EASTERN NEWS | MDC MP fumes over Mandiwanzira posters 10 August 2017 MUTASA Central MDC legislator Trevor Saruwaka is fretting over Zanu PF Nyanga South MP Supa Mandiwanzira’s campaign posters that are pasted all over a construction vehicle repairing roads in his constituency. The earth mover — owned by Fuel Africa (Pvt) Ltd — was hired to maintain the Jombe Ro...
Govt, Nssa pen Telecel agreement 30 May 2017 HARARE - National Social Security Authority (Nssa) will relinquish its controlling stake in Telecel Zimbabwe (TZ) to Zarnet after three years, following a recent agreement inked to this effect, it has emerged. The State-run pension fund's general manager Elizabeth Chitiga on Friday said Nssa a...
Mandiwanzira buys Seh Calaz DVD for $2 500 27 May 2017 HARARE - Information Communication Technology Supa Mandiwanzira bought a copy of Zimdancehall star Seh Calaz's DVD for $2 500 on Wednesday night at The Volt. Mandiwanzira, who was the guest of honour at the launch of a compilation of 15 videos by the Mumota Murikubvira hit-maker, said the whop...
Zanu PF must stem cash crisis: Mandiwanzira 19 May 2017 HARARE - The ruling Zanu PF government must do more to relieve long-suffering Zimbabweans from a cash crisis that has forced many to spend hours on end in bank queues, Information Communication Technology (ICT) minister Supa Mandiwanzira said. The Nyanga South Zanu PF MP said the situation is ...
Cyber Bill to be enacted before elections 19 April 2017 HARARE - Government will enact the Computers and Cyber Crime Bill, which will empower it to snoop into people's phones, before the country holds the eagerly anticipated 2018 elections. Information Communication Technology minister (ICT) Supa Mandiwanzira said enactment of the Bill into law sho...
Govt in $250m base station project 8 February 2017 HARARE - Government is looking at setting up over 600 telecommunications towers across the country, through a $250 million fund from the Universal Services Fund (USF), a Cabinet minister has said. Information Communication Technology (ICT) minister, Supa Mandiwanzira, on Monday said the projec...
'$4m tax loss prompted Potraz data tariff hike' 7 February 2017 HARARE - Government's directive compelling mobile telephone network operators to increase prices for Internet access was prompted by a loss of $4 million in taxes in 10 months, ICT minister Supa Mandiwanzira said yesterday. The Nyanga South legislator told Parliament that all actions were mean...
Mandiwanzira is a liar: Econet 15 January 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's largest mobile network operator, Econet, took the gloves off at the weekend, savaging embattled Information Communication Technology (ICT) minister Supa Mandiwanzira and bluntly accusing him of peddling barefaced lies regarding last week's Internet data fiasco. The unusuall...