Articles tagged 'zacc'

Heavyweights vie for Zacc posts 20 March 2019 Political, legal and financial heavyweights are vying for commissioners' posts in the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc).
ED opens up: Sets conditions for dialogue 1 February 2019 HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa, pictured, has denied reports suggesting that all is not well between him and Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, the Daily News can report. Speaking to journalists at an informal media briefing at Munhumutapa Building — the citadel of government power — ...
Zacc chair, commissioners resign 1 February 2019 HARARE - Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) chairperson Job Whabira and the rest of the commissioners resigned yesterday. In a statement yesterday, chief secretary to the President and Cabinet Misheck Sibanda said President Emmerson Mnangagwa has accepted the resignation. [GoogleAd]...
Zacc has nothing on Mangudya, Tagwirei 8 November 2018 HARARE - Despite the sensational accusations by flip-flopping activist Gerald Mutumanje — also known as Acie Lumumba — that seemed to suggest some wrongdoing on the part of businessman Kudakwashe Tagwirei and Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya, the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Comm...
Zacc abusing me, says Biti 8 September 2018 HARARE - Former Finance minister Tendai Biti has said the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) is being used by President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government to politically persecute him. Biti said this following pronouncement by Zacc that the anti-graft body was set to probe, among other ca...
Anti Corruption Commission targets Biti, big firms 6 September 2018 HARARE - Bruising legal and political wars could explode soon after it emerged yesterday that former Finance minister Tendai Biti and a number of well-known businesspeople are among a stellar list of individuals and companies which are being targeted for investigation by the Zimbabwe Anti Corrupt...
Undenge tears into Zacc over graft case 5 July 2018 HARARE - Former Cabinet minister Samuel Undenge yesterday tore into the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) for ignoring graft cases involving millions of dollars while pursuing perceived rivals of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration. Undenge is facing criminal abuse of office...
Interpol asked to seize Jonathan Moyo 22 May 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Anti-corruption Commission (Zacc), in conjunction with the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), have issued a warrant of apprehension against self-exiled former Higher and Tertiary Education minister  Jonathan Moyo, who is facing 14 counts of fraud. [Adz]
Mzembi sues Nguni for $10m 9 February 2018 HARARE - Former Foreign Affairs minister Walter Mzembi has filed a $10 million defamation lawsuit against the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) commissioner Goodson Nguni, following a press report alleging the ex-politburo member was on the run. According to the summons filed at the H...
Mpofu faces ZACC probe 25 January 2018 HARARE - Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu — who has previously served in the Mines and Mining Development portfolio — could soon be on the radar of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) following Core Mining and Minerals (Private) Limited director Lovemore Kurotwi's letter to the anti-g...
Mphoko under corruption probe 20 January 2018 HARARE - The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is scrutinising a docket alleging abuse of office and obstruction of the course of justice by former vice president Phelekezela Mphoko while he was still in government. The NPA, responsible for instituting and undertaking criminal prosecutions ...
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...
Con-Court reserves ruling in Moyo's case 15 June 2017 HARARE – Chief Justice Luke Malaba yesterday said Cabinet minister and Zanu PF politburo member Jonathan Moyo did not exhaust all remedies available to him when he approached the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) to challenge the Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commission (Zacc) arresting powers. Mala...
D-Day for Jonathan Moyo 14 June 2017 HARARE - Cabinet minister and Zanu PF politburo member Jonathan Moyo will today know if he has escaped the graft charges levelled against him by the Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commission (Zacc) when the Constitutional Court hears his application challenging the arresting powers of the anti-graft bo...
Cuthbert Dube not yet off the hook: Zacc 13 June 2017 HARARE - Former Premier Service Medical Aid Society (Psmas) chief executive officer Cuthbert Dube is not yet off the hook, Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) said yesterday. “We have not cleared him on any issues,” Zacc commissioner and public education chairperson Farai Chinyani told ...
Arrest corrupt ministers to regain trust, Mugabe told 20 April 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe must arrest his corrupt ministers, if ever he is to regain the electorate's trust ahead of the 2018 elections, Norton MP Temba Mliswa has said. Speaking to the Daily News, the outspoken former Zanu PF Mashonaland West chairperson said the recently-turned 93 lea...
Ministers are shameless thieves: Zanu PF MP 14 March 2017 HARARE - Gokwe-Nembudziya Zanu PF MP Justice Mayor Wadyajena has sensationally claimed that some ministers in President Robert Mugabe's Cabinet are corrupt, labelling them “shameless thieves”. This comes after the just-turned 93 years leader recently said no corruption evidence had been tender...
'Moyo, Gandawa scuttling trial' 16 February 2017 HARARE - The State yesterday made sensational claims that Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo and his deputy Godfrey Gandawa — accused of embezzling more than $400 000 funds — were responsible for stalling progress to have their co-accused prosecuted. This was said by prosecut...
Moyo, Zacc case takes dramatic twist 14 February 2017 HARARE - Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo yesterday said the documents that Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) used to press embezzlement charges against him in relation to the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef)'s money were stolen from his ministry's offices. He told P...
Court defers Moyo appeal hearing 9 February 2017 HARARE - Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo's application challenging the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc)'s arresting powers was yesterday postponed indefinitely. Deputy Chief Justice Luke Malaba, leading the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) bench, deferred the cas...
We've no arresting powers: Zacc 7 February 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) has admitted to the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) that it has no arresting powers under the Constitution. In its heads of argument in a matter in which Zacc is being sued by Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo — who is...
Zim poorly ranked in corruption index 27 January 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe has been ranked the 12th most corrupt country in the world and 11th in Africa in the latest rankings released by Transparency International this week. The country was ranked the 18th most corrupt globally in 2015 and eight in Africa. The latest findings show that the count...
Zacc entrapped me: Suspect tells court 25 January 2017 HARARE - Harare businessman, Malvern Chimutashu, who is accused of attempting to coerce a key witness in Higher Education deputy minister Godfrey Gandawa's alleged fraud case, yesterday claimed that Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) officials trapped him in a bid to nail him. Chimutas...
'Zacc free to probe MDC' 19 January 2017 HARARE - The opposition MDC has said the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) is free to investigate the party's council officials who might have engaged in corrupt activities. Following reports that the country's corruption-busting body is investigating cases of irregular deals by the M...
Moyo slates anti-graft body 24 November 2016 HARARE - Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo yesterday fumed at the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) as the once-popular minister's image is being battered in a sprawling inquiry by the State anti-graft body. This comes after Zacc indicated that they are still pursuing several ot...