Category: Politics

In Harare, 40 armed police officers raided MDC headquarters

On this day in 2005, In Harare, 40 armed police officers raided Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) headquarters. Almost 250 were arrested and some were even accused for fueling the attacks on ZANU-PF members

Read More →

ZANU-PF member Martin Kwainona accused a 43 year old man arguing that he had insulted a ZANU-PF member

On this day in 2008, ZANU-PF member Martin Kwainona accused a 43 year old man arguing that he had insulted a ZANU-PF member. Kwainona ordered the police to arrest and beat a 43 year old man, who was then improsoned for 2 days.

Read More →

Policeman community officer from Makoni North, Manicaland was abducted

On this day in 2008, policeman community officer from Makoni North, Manicaland was abducted. The man was tortured at Dzete base where he was beated and asked to whome he votes to. Having given his response, he was ordered to give names to all polling agents of MDC. The situation forced him to flee to […]

Read More →

The police arrested Independent journalist, Frank Chikowore

On this day in 2008, independent journalist Frank Chikowore was arrested. The police changed his charges from practicing journalism without accreditation to public violence, claiming that he was among those MDC activist who had burnt a bus on the same day.

Read More →

MDC activist confessed that he had helped in burning seven homestead for ZANU-PF supporters

On this day in 2008, MDC activist confessed that he had helped in burning seven homestead for ZANU-PF supporters. The motive behind was in support to revenge the lootings and beatings which were done by ZANU-PF youths and war veterans.

Read More →

Uzumba man was abducted by ZANU-PF supporters

On this day in 2008, a 32 year old Uzumba man was abducted by ZANU-PF supporters. He was taken to Karimbika barracks were he was demanded to reveal all the names of MDC polling agents. Having been ill-treated for the whole night, he was released to go back to his place.

Read More →

Man attacked in Mudzi village by ZANU-PF supporters

On this day in 2008, ZANU-PF supporters attacked a man in Mudzi Village for voting against their political party. ZANU-PF ward chairperson told the man that it was not lawful for the entire village to vote for the opposition party, that is, Movement for Democratic Change (MDC).

Read More →

A 26 year old man was beaten by ZANU-pf members and war veterans simply because they believed he was an MDC member

On this day in 2008, a 26 year old man who lived in Mudzi, Mashonaland East asserted that 30 ZANU-PF youth and war veterens sorrounded his house around mid-night and beat him. The reason behind was that he was accused of being a sell-out and a member of opposition party, that is, Movement for Democratic […]

Read More →

ZANU-pf supporters attacked 20 men for voting against their political party

On this day in 2008, ZANU-PF supporters beat 20 men for voting against their political party. A 45 year old man reported to Human Rights Watch that he was beaten with chains and iron bars and was left with a broken left leg.

Read More →

Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commissioner (ZACC) Jessie Fungayi Majome filed a lawsuit against award winning journalist Hopewell Chin’ono

On this day in 2021, the Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commissioner (ZACC) Jessie Fungayi Majome filed a lawsuit against award winning journalist Hopewell Chin’ono taxing $US 350 000 for character assassination.

Read More →

Award winning journalist Hopewell Chin’ono was declared innocent

On this day in 2021, award winning journalist Hopewell Chin’ono was declared innocent for the charges laid against him for spurring on committing public violence through posting tweets denouncing looting and allegedly exposing government corruption. The High Court judge, Justice Musithu argued that charges laid against him lacked clear evidence.

Read More →

Zimbabwean Politician Jonathan Moyo was born

On this day in 1957, Zimbabwean academic, ex-minister and politician Jonathan Moyo was born. Moyo is one of Zimbabwe’s most well known and controversial Politician. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree a a Doctor of Philosophy (PHD) degree in Public Policy and a masters degree in Public Administration. In 2019, he wrote a book, ‘Excelgate’ which […]

Read More →

MDC MP for Mary’s constituency Job Sikhala was arrested

On this day in 2003, MDC Mp for Mary’s constituency Job Sikhala was arrrested. He was facing charges for burning a bus. Sikhala claimed to have been tortured by the police officers.

Read More →

High Court Judge Tawanda Chitapi granted bail to the MDC-Alliance deputy chairperson Job Sikhala

Read More →

Hon Job Sikhala was arrested for publishing false information on social media

On this day in 2021, Hon Job Sikhala was arrested for publishing false information on social media. He was charged for communicating falsehood on social media platforms (Facebook & Twitter) on the famous incident pointing out that a police officer killed an infant whilst in trying to enforce lock-down rules in Harare.

Read More →