Tag: Corruption

Zimbabwe: The Return of Evan Mawarire

After spending a week in remand prison following his arrest as he returned home from a brief stint in exile, many had expected outspoken pastor Evan Mawarire to scale down his activism and take stock after his brave decision to return home. They were mistaken. The Harare-based pastor was back […]

Mugadza trial in another false start

Mugadza trial in another false start

The trial of incarcerated Kariba-based pastor, Patrick Mugadza, who is accused of abusing the Zimbabwean national flag by participating in a demonstration while draped in the national emblem, yesterday again failed to kick-off for the third time, as the court was overwhelmed with other matters. The matter was remanded to […]

Zimbabwean pastor who led anti-Mugabe protests arrested in Harare

A Zimbabwean pastor accused last year of trying to overthrow the government after helping launch protests against President Robert Mugabe has been arrested after flying home from the US. Evan Mawarire was detained at Harare airport, according to his lawyer. He was charged with subverting a constitutionally elected government and […]