Tag: Pastor

Zimbabwe pastor and anti-government activist freed on bail

HARARE, Zimbabwe — A Zimbabwean pastor and anti-government activist who was arrested for addressing protesting university students has been freed on bail. Evan Mawarire was released Wednesday. He had been in police custody since Monday. He is charged with disorderly conduct in a public place and is free on $200 […]

Zimbabwe pastor and government critic arrested after speech

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe police have arrested a popular pastor after he addressed protesting university students. Lawyer Harrison Nkomo said Evan Mawarire, a preacher and anti-government activist, was Monday charged with disorderly conduct in a public place. He said police picked up Mawarire for addressing medical students protesting against […]

Pastor Who Prophesied Mugabe’s Death To Go On Trial

Pastor Who Prophesied Mugabe’s Death To Go On Trial

The trial of a Zimbabwean pastor who prophesied that President Robert Mugabe would die in October begins on Thursday in Harare. Pastor Phillip Mugadza faces up to a year in jail if convicted. Mugadza spent more than 50 days in police custody after his arrest in January. He’s now out […]

I’m sorry – Minister tells Mawarire

I’m sorry – Minister tells Mawarire

Information Communication Techonology minister Supa Mandiwanzira yesterday apologised to #ThisFlag leader, Evan Mawarire, for falsely accusing him of skipping bail when he went into self-imposed exile in the United States, six months ago. Mandiwanzira last week told British ambassador, Catriona Laing, that the cleric’s arrest on arrival at the Harare International […]