Zim Morning Post journalists charged with criminal insult.
Prosecutor-General Kumbirai Hodzi has reportedly filed an application for rescission of the acquittal of journalist Hopewell Chin’ono by the High Court on charges of publishing falsehoods.
Mutare-based journalist Sydney Saize is objecting to confirmation of the admission of guilt fine he paid following his arrest in the eastern border town on 1 May 2021 for criminal nuisance. Saize, who is duly accredited with the Zimbabwe Media Commission as a...
A Malawi man has been arrested over a Facebook post in which he allegedly advised his compatriots to continuously check their bank accounts as money was being stolen in financial institutions.
A Zambian official has instructed the police to arrest Dr Sishuwa Sishuwa and charge him with sedition after he allegedly published an opinion article in a local paper warning that the democratic space in Zambia was shrinking.
Samuel Takawira of 263Chat was assaulted by anti-riot police at the Magistrates Court in Harare on 6 April 2021 as they dispersed people from the court premises.
Masvingo freelance journalists Godfrey Mtimba and Tonderai Saharo were on 24 February 2021 reportedly barred by the police from covering the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination programme at Mushagashe Training Centre.
Five journalists were detained by members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police on 19 February 2021 for over five hours at Spring Farm in Karoi, owned by Norton legislator, Temba Mliswa.
Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono was on 27 January 2021 granted bail by High Court judge Justice Foroma following his arrest and detention at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison on charges of publishing or communicating falsehoods prejudicial to the State.
A group of 10 Malawi police officers on 22 January 2021 allegedly assaulted an investigative journalist, Henry Mhango, while he was reporting on compliance with COVID-19 regulations.