Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi who was arrested on Thursday is now being accused of being Baba Jukwa, a faceless facebook character that claimed to be a disgruntled Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front insider and was very popular in the run-up to the 2013 elections.
Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi, who was arrested on Thursday after both his home and office were ransacked by police who confiscated his working equipment, is to appear in court today facing charges of allegedly undermining the authority of President Robert Mugabe and subverting or attempting to subvert a constitutionally elected government.
One of the editors, whose appointment to Zimbabwe Newspapers was questioned by President Robert Mugabe barely two weeks ago when he accused Information Minister Jonathan Moyo of being a “devil incarnate”, had his office ransacked by police while his colleague, also appointed recently, had his house broken into.
Zimbabwe’s tobacco auction floors are to close on Friday next week, 27 June, according to the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board chief executive officer Andrew Matibiri.
Former Air Zimbabwe Chief Executive Officer Peter Chikumba and former company secretary Grace Pfumbidzayi are to go on trial on 13 August on charges of defrauding the national airline of €5.2 million in an alleged insurance scam involving Navistar Insurance Brokers.