Articles tagged 'zimbabwe anti corruption commission'

Zacc receives 400 cases in 2018 12 December 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) has dealt with about 400 cases this year alone as compared to the previous year where they only received 294 cases. This came out during the graft body's first step at decentralising when it opened its sub office in the second largest cit...
'Prophet' jailed 16 years over Mnangagwa murder attempt 31 October 2018 HARARE - Self-styled prophet Guthry Chiredzero was yesterday jailed for 16 years for attempting to assassinate President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Chiredzero, aka Madzibaba Guthry, was convicted of breaching Mnangagwa's close security in December with a loaded firearm. He was jailed after full tr...
Makwara debacle exposes Nssa 22 October 2018 HARARE - Labour minister Sekai Nzenza says National Social Security Authority (Nssa) investments director David Makwara's dismissal was irregular and exposed the pensions authority to unnecessary legal action. The minister's statements follow a dramatic week and chain of events in which the ex...
Stricken Housing Corp had up to 2021 to deliver Nssa houses 11 October 2018 HARARE - Despite the noises around Housing Corporation of Zimbabwe (HCZ)'s Caledonia project, the company had up to four years to deliver the 8 000 residential units wanted by the National Social Security Authority (Nssa), court documents show. This comes amid relentless attacks on Stephen Dug...
Nssa loses Housing Corporation of Zimbabwe guarantee revocation bid 7 October 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's High Court has prevented the National Social Security Authority (Nssa) from “fraudulently invoking” a $16 million performance bond or guarantee from Zimnat Lion Insurance Company (Zimnat) issued over Housing Corporation of Zimbabwe (HCZ)'s Caledonia project. The development...
Zimra responds to Zacc investigations 7 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) says it will take action against its employee Charles Juare, who has been implicated in a bribery storm, only after the investigations by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Committee (Zaac) are complete. Speaking in an interview with the Daily News, after ...
Zacc targets Biti, big firms 6 September 2018 HARARE - A 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 Corru...
Businessman sues Nguni for defamation 6 June 2018 HARARE - Businessman Adam Molai has filed a $200 000 defamation suit against Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) commissioner Goodson Nguni, accusing the anti-graft boss of defaming him. Molai and Housing Corporation Zimbabwe (Private) Limited are the applicants in the matter. Molai ...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Zacc turns Byo unit into 'charge office' 30 May 2018 BULAWAYO - The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) offices in Bulawayo are currently being manned by police officers as lack of resources continue to hamper the operations of the anti-graft body. This, however according to observers, is likely to erode the confidence of the anti-graft b...
Interpol asked to seize 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 (pictured), who is facing 14 counts of fraud. The warrant has ...
Madzibaba Guthry's remand refusal bid flops 8 May 2018 HARARE - A bogus State security agent Guthry Chirodzero, aka Madzibaba Guthry, who allegedly breached President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s close security in December last year, will remain on remand. This is after Harare magistrate Victoria Mashambe yesterday dismissed his application seeking his re...
'Zacc has no arresting powers' 29 April 2018 HARARE - Legal experts have said the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) has no powers to arrest suspects and can only do so with the assistance of members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), most of whom would have been seconded to the organisation. The anti-graft powers were put to...
Net closing in on Jonathan Moyo 7 April 2018 Farayi Machamire HARARE - The net is closing in on former Cabinet minister Jonathan Moyo, pictured, who has now been indicted for trial next month over serious allegations of corruption which authorities say happened during his time in government. However, it is not clear whether the garrul...
Net closes in on Jonathan Moyo 7 April 2018 HARARE - The net is closing in on former Cabinet minister Jonathan Moyo, pictured, who has now been indicted for trial next month over serious allegations of corruption which authorities say happened during his time in government. Read full story in today's paper. [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...
Row over Zacc logo change 7 February 2018 HARARE - The changing of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption (Zacc) logo has ignited a row, amid allegations the alterations were done without approval from the executive of the anti-graft agency. The decision to change the logo has created confusion in the agency, forcing the anti-graft body to reve...
Anti-corruption body hunts for Mzembi 6 February 2018 HARARE - THE Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) is on the hunt for former Foreign Affairs minister Walter Mzembi and other ex-government ministers over the disappearance of over $1 million from donations that several companies made when the country hosted the United Nations World Tourism ...
'Zacc selectively arresting politicians' 4 February 2018 HARARE - Citizens have raised concerns over the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc)'s “selective” arrests of politicians, amid indications that they are leaving out the big fish that contributed to the downfall of the country's economy. Since November last year when the army took over g...
Zacc officers turn against boss 2 February 2018 HARARE - Investigating officers at the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) are pushing for the ouster of the organisation’s secretary, Silence Pondo, claiming his appointment was not above board. The officers once wrote to the deputy chief secretary in the Office of the President and Ca...
Fire public officials convicted of graft 2 February 2018 EDITOR — The new era government should make sure that convicted public officials who are convicted of corruption or any offense should be relieved of their duties. The Anti-Corruption Act demands that a person, who is convicted of an offence under the Act shall be disqualified from holding a p...
Minister 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...
'Zacc officers vulnerable to bribes' 22 January 2018 HARARE - Poor salaries are making officers at the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) susceptible to bribes, Parliamentary has heard. Presenting a report in the National Assembly during debate on the national budget, Defence, Home Affairs and Security Services portfolio committee chairp...
Investigators target Mugabe son-in-law 17 January 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) is digging into the goings-on at Air Zimbabwe (AirZim), with its investigators keen on unravelling the nexus between former president Robert Mugabe's son-in-law and Zimbabwe Airways. The Daily News can report that the corruption watchdog ...
Exclusive courts to try graft cases 16 January 2018 HARARE - The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) is establishing specialised anti-corruption courts throughout the country so that justice is expeditiously served on perpetrators of graft. The first two such courts are expected to be established in Harare and Bulawayo by the end of March. [Go...
'Land baron' dragged to court 15 January 2018 HARARE - A suspected land baron that allegedly swindled prospective home seekers of cash in botched residential stands’ sale has appeared in court. Cuthbert Mupame, 55, was released on $300 bail when he appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzayi Mugwagwa charged with fraud on Friday. He w...