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Zim Morning Post journalists charged with criminal insult

15 May, 2021
Zim Morning Post journalists charged with criminal insult.

Zim Morning Post editor Elias Mambo and reporter Farai Machamire were on 14 May 2021 charged with criminal insult following an article they published after a press conference held by Susan Mutami on her alleged personal disputes with Norton MP Temba Mliswa.

According to their lawyer, Kudzai Kadzere, who confirmed the charge, Mliswa is alleging that he was criminally insulted following the publication of the article.

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