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Emmerson Mnangagwa pardons 3,000 prisoners

Emmerson Mnangagwa pardons 3,000 prisoners

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has pardoned up to 3,000 prisoners, in a move that could help ease overcrowding in the country’s penal facilities. All women, except those with life sentences, and all juvenile prisoners under the age of 18 were granted amnesty, the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) announced on Wednesday […]

Zimbabwe stolen funds amnesty: Millions still to be returned

Zimbabwe stolen funds amnesty: Millions still to be returned

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has released the names of hundreds of companies and individuals who failed to return $827m (£590m) illegally stashed abroad despite an amnesty. After taking office last year Mr Mnangagwa gave individuals and companies 90 days to give up the funds. He said on Monday it had resulted […]

Mnangagwa Says Zimbabweans Return $591mn Stashed Abroad

Mnangagwa Says Zimbabweans Return $591mn Stashed Abroad

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Monday companies and individuals had returned $591 million in funds illegally stashed abroad after a 90-day amnesty to bring back the money expired last week, but $827 million was still outstanding. Mnangagwa announced a three-month amnesty for the return of public funds illegally stashed […]

Zimbabweans challenge Mnangagwa over upbeat NYT op-ed

Zimbabweans challenge Mnangagwa over upbeat NYT op-ed

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s upbeat view of Zimbabwe in the New York Times has received mixed reaction at home, with calls for him to repeal harsh laws and give freedom of expression and association to all, including his predecessor Robert Mugabe. Writing in the New York Times this week Mnangagwa said “Zimbabwe […]