July 31 protests

  • Courts and Law

    Jim Kunaka denied bail

    POLITICAL activist and National Patriotic front member Jim Kunaka was last week denied bail on allegations of trying to mobilise the public to engage in violence in August last year. Kunaka was facing charges of incitement to participate in a gathering with intent to promote public violence, breach of Peace or bigotry and an alternative charge of incitement of gatherings…

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  • Courts and Law

    Chamisa’s Councillors jailed for staging anti-Mnangagwa demo

    TWO MDC Alliance councillors in Kwekwe including three party activists were Friday sentenced to four months in prison each for participating in an anti-President Emmerson Mnangagwa demonstration in the city in March this year. The councillors are; Melody Chingarande and Washington Moyo while the activists are; the Midlands South provincial youth chairperson, Sekai Marashe, Leonard Musemwa and Rodrick Nyamushosho. However,…

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  • ShowBiz

    Tsitsi Dangarembga: Zanu-PF uses violence to weaken opponents

    By Al Jazeera TSITSI Dangarembga’s debut novel, Nervous Conditions, released in 1988, has been described as one of the 100 books that “shaped the world”.  This year, the latest book by the Zimbabwean novelist, filmmaker and activist, This Mournable Body, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Booker Prize. It is the third in a trilogy, following on from Nervous Conditions…

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