Harare magistrate Marehwanazvo Gofa will deliver judgment in the application against placement on remand by detained journalist Hopewell Chin’ono tomorrow 10 November 2020.
Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono will spend the weekend in Chikurubi Maximum Prison after magistrate Marehwanazvo Gofa on 6 November 2020 dismissed the application for his release by his defence lawyers.
Detained journalist Hopewell Chin’ono on 5 November 2020 appeared in court in Harare on charges of defeating or obstructing the course of justice following his arrest on 3 November 2020.
Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono was this evening on 3 November 2020 arrested at his home in Harare on allegations of contempt of court.
Three journalists arrested while covering a Harare City Council meeting following a swoop on the meeting by the Special Anti-Corruption Unit (SACU) on 29 October 2020 in Harare, have been released without charges.
Karoi police in Zimbabwe’s Mashonaland West Province have assured NewsDay journalist Nhau Mangirazi of his safety saying he should report freely even about rogue state security agents.
The Masvingo Mirror in Zimbabwe’s southern town of Masvingo says it is “gravely concerned” with threats that its Chipinge Times editor Ellen Mlambo has been receiving over “land grab” stories she is covering.
Two Mozambican journalists were reportedly attacked in two different locations at night on 20 September 2020 by unidentified assailants who were travelling in vehicles without registration number plates.
Several journalists who attended a press conference by Zimbabwe National Students Union (ZINASU) President Takudzwa Ngadziore today, Friday the 18th of September 2020 were assaulted by unidentified men who violently disrupted the presser.
Lawyers representing journalist Hopewell Chin’ono have requested the State to provide the trial date for the journalist when he appears again in court on 19 October 2020.