publishing falsehoods

  • Courts and Law

    Court dismisses Sikhala’s application on publishing falsehoods

    HARARE regional magistrate Stanford Mambanje has dismissed an application by MDC-Alliance’s Job Sikhala challenging his prosecution on charges of publishing falsehoods prejudicial to the State. MDC Alliance deputy national chairperson Sikhala was arguing on the basis of a High Court judgment that there was no such offence in the Zimbabwean law. However, Mambanje dismissed the application saying there was no…

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  • Politics

    Defiant and bitter Chin’ono vows to continue doing what got him arrested

    JOURNALIST and political activist Hopewell Chin’ono has vowed to continue speaking out against corruption after his release on bail following three weeks in detention. Chin’ono is facing charges of “peddling falsehoods” on social media – charges he denies. Chin’ono, who was released from Chikurubi Maximum Prison on Wednesday after paying about $2,000 in bail, is defiant and bitter about his…

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  • Top Stories

    Couple arrested for falsely claiming President Mnangagwa has died of COVID-19

    A BEITBRIDGE couple has been arrested for allegedly broadcasting via a WhatsApp group that President Mnangagwa had succumbed to Covid19. The suspects become the latest to be caught up in the web as Government cracks hard on those publishing falsehoods. Devine Panashe Maregere (20) and his wife Vongai Nomatter Chiminya (20) are accused of having falsely claimed that the Head…

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