Suspended Zanu-PF Bulawayo city centre district youth chairperson, Magura Charumbira appeared before Bulawayo magistrate, Tinashe Tashaya facing a public violence charge after he allegedly stormed and disturbed a war veterans’ meeting addressed by George Mlala at Davis Hall provincial headquarters on July 2.
Charumbira was granted $50 bail and remanded to July 24. The court heard that Charumbira disrupted the war veteran’s meeting and labelled them as sympathisers of Zanu PF’s national commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere. He is also alleged to have assaulted Shadreck Sibanda with a chair, accusing him of supporting Kasukuwere. Charumbira was arrested after a report was made to the police.
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On May 21 he was in court for malicious damage to property after he allegedly vandalised windowpanes at the same venue on being denied entry. Charumbira also has another pending case, where he is accused of assaulting party member Charlton Sivako.
Bulawayo is Zimbabwe's second largest city and it is 439km from the capital, Harare, 111 km from the Botswana border, and on the line of rail via Victoria Falls to Zambia and the copperbelt. Its location was the home of the last Matabele (Ndebele) king,... Read More About Bulawayo
Saviour Kasukuwere is a politician, businessman and farmer. He is the former Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and National Housing and former Zanu- PF national political commissar. He was expelled from Parliament as the (Mount Darwin South) legislator in November 2017 following the military... Read More About Saviour Kasukuwere
Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (ZANU PF) is a liberation war movement/party that has been ruling Zimbabwe since the country attained its independence in 1980. The party's main agenda was to liberate the country from the bondage of settler regime led by Ian... Read More About Zanu-PF