HARARE – Flamboyant businessman Phillip Chiyangwa has been fingered as a $2,5 million debtor in Interfin Bank Limited, while CIO boss Happyton Bonyongwe’s company holds shareholding in the stricken bank.
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“How about a challenging and rewarding career in the service of your country” was a catch-phrase on Air Force of Zimbabwe’s job adverts which, many years ago, could easily attract the eye of a curious and adventurous youngster across the racial and ethnic divide.
This week SW Radio Africa focuses on the Minister of State for Presidential Affairs, Didymus Mutasa, and the violent political campaigns he has led in his Headlands constituency and other parts of the country. As a former Minister responsible for the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) he has often used its agents.
Christopher Hatikure Mutsvangwa, the former director of the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) unleashed a reign of terror in the Norton constituency after losing to a little known MDC-T candidate in 2008. Several opposition activists died at the hands of terror mobs he personally directed.
Democratic transition has not occurred in Zimbabwe in spite of the fact that Mugabe and ZANU-PF have previously lost elections. And the reason is clear. The security sector, which for the past decade or so has been running government affairs with Mugabe and others acting as a civilian facade, has not allowed the will of the people to prevail.
HARARE- A former deputy-director of the notorious Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) who is facing fraud charges, was on Friday issued with a warrant of arrest after failing to turn up for trial. Lovemore Mukandi fled to Canada 11 years ago, but was arrested in September on arrival at the Harare International Airport.
MUTARE- The army has taken over the distribution of farm inputs in parts of Manicaland province under a controversial operation that sees the security forces working with Zanu (PF) and traditional chiefs to disenfranchise known MDC-T supporters in the region, The Zimbabwean learnt this week.
The new Secretary General of the Mthwakazi Liberation Front (MLF) Paul Siwela, joins SW Radio Africa journalist Lance Guma for Part 2 of this Question Time interview. MLF is a separatist group seeking an independent state of ‘Mthwakazi’, separate from Zimbabwe.
Diamonds from Zimbabwe’s notorious Marange field have been sold for the first time since the international ban on the country’s ‘blood diamonds’ was lifted. It is reported the notorious state security agency (CIO) will benefit from the revenues.
In a spell-binding case, two suspended senior Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) operatives have dragged the dreaded spy agency to court, demanding re-instatement on the basis that there is no law in Zimbabwe governing the operations of the organisation.