Full Text: Tawanda Nyambirai Comes Out In Defence Of Strive Masiyiwa. Accuses Jonathan Moyo Of Lying

Following a Twitter thread in which Jonathan Moyo purported to expose Strive Masiyiwa for underhanded dealings with Zanu-PF in 2008, Tawanda Nyambirai has come out in defence of Masiyiwa. In a post on Facebook today, Nyambirai said Jonathan Moyo’s expose is full of lies. We publish the full text below: Human Rights Defenders, Beware of Wolves […]

Full Text: Tawanda Nyambirai Responds To Miriam Mutizwa & Mutumwa Mawere On Econet IPO Issues

TN Holdings CEO, Tawanda Nyambirai has responded to the articles published on a Mutumwa Mawere platform, bankingonafrica.com, by Miriam Mutizwa. We publish here his full response: My conversation with Tichatonga Mwanawevhu concerning the Econet IPO has attracted a reponse from some unnamed writer who quotes extensively from Ms Miriam Mutizwa, a human Rights Activist. The […]

3 Arrested For Shooting Illegal Miners At Tawanda Nyambirai’s Gold Mine

Police in Goromonzi have arrested Learnmore Matangira (29), Enerst Kavhu (39) and George Mahufa (57) in connection with the shooting of illegal gold panners at TN Gold Mine that occurred on Sunday morning. Speaking to ZBC News, ZRP Mashonaland East Provincial Spokesperson, Inspector Tendai Mwanza confirmed the arrests and said the 3 suspects are expected to appear […]

Nyambirai Insists Econet Was Right To Raid Media Company, The Source

In a Facebook post today in which Tawanda Nyambirai was defending Strive Masiyiwa against Jonathan Moyo’s attacks, the TN entrepreneur insisted that there was nothing wrong with a police raid on a news publication company that Econet instigated in March 2015. Econet was criticised then and was also criticised by Jonathan Moyo recently for being […]

Split Of AFM Church Looms. Pastors Demand Resignation Of Madziyire, Nyambirai And Others

The Sunday Mail reports that a possible major split of the AFM church in Zimbabwe might happen soon. According to the report, top officials at the church have secretly recorded each other’s conversations about goings-on in the church and leaking the recordings to the public. AFM deputy president Rev. Cossum Chiangwa is apparently in a battle against […]

Econet Cleared Of $100 Million Tax Evasion Case

Telecoms giant Econet Wireless was on Thursday found not guilty of tax evasion by the Supreme Court. The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) said that it was owed $100 million by Econet in unpaid taxes. The case goes as far as 10 years back. A panel of judges, led by Chief Justice Luke Malaba, ruled in […]

Strive Masiyiwa Net Worth Now $2.3 Billion. Number 8 On Forbes Africa Rich List

Zimbabwean telecoms billionaire Strive Masiyiwa now has a net worth of US $2.3 billion, according to Forbes Africa. Forbes has compiled its annual list of the richest Africans and Masiyiwa is on number 8. His net worth is up from $1.6 billion last year. Said Forbes: Among the few on the list who are richer than […]

FULL TEXT: Jonathan Moyo Says Strive Masiyiwa’s Threats To Sue Him Proves That His “Revelations” Are True

1/24 It’s trite that the process to renew a mobile fone operator’s license must be as prescribed by law. It can’t be an open process subject to negotiation between the operator & the regulator as happened with #Econet & #ZanuPF when the latter needed 2013 election funds for #ZEC! 2/24 Before detailing how & why […]

Video: AFM President Madziyire Vows To Approach High Court After Pastors Pass Vote Of No Confidence

Pastors of the troubled church, the Apostolic Faith Mission in Zimbabwe (AFM) led by AFM deputy president Rev. Cossum Chiangwa passed a vote of no confidence in AFM president Dr Aspher Madziyire, church elder and prominent lawyer Tawanda Nyambirai, general secretary Reverend Amon Madawo, and national administrator Pastor Munyaradzi Shumba. The motion was passed at […]

AFM Pastors Demand Constitutional Reforms, Want All Pastors To Earn The Same

Some Pastors of the troubled church, the Apostolic Faith Mission in Zimbabwe (AFM), have demanded that the church’s constitution should be changed to ensure that resources are shared equitably. The proponents of constitutional reform want all pastors to earn the same noting that some pastors in lucrative urban areas where earning enough to buy houses […]

UPDATED: “Kwese TV” wins High Court case

Prominent lawyer, Tawanda Nyambirai has announced that Kwese TV and Dr Dish have won the court case against the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe. This means that Kwese TV can effectively begin operations any day. In a Facebook post, Nyambirai wrote: Last month, Dr Dish, the company which was supposed to distribute the content for Kwese […]

High Court reserves ruling on Kwese TV urgent application

High Court judge Justice Charles Hungwe reserved his ruling on whether the application submitted by Kwese TV distributor, Dr Dish, was urgent or not. Dr Dish is challenging the decision by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) to cancel its broadcasting licence.  Dr Dish is being represented in the suit by the law firm Nyambirai and […]

Government is trying to arm-twist Kwese TV to partner with either ZBC or Zimpapers – Dr Dish

Kwese TV’s content distributor in Zimbabwe, Dr Dish has accused the government of trying to force Econet Media to partner Kwese TV with either Zimbabwe Newspapers (Zimpapers) or Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC). This was revealed in the urgent chamber application which was filed at the High Court by Dr. Dish’s lawyer and Strive Masiyiwa’s associate […]

Kwese TV distributor, Dr Dish, files urgent application against BAZ at High Court

Dr Dish, the company which was supposed to distribute the content for Kwese TV, has filed an urgent application at the High Court challenging the decision by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) to cancel Dr Dish’s broadcasting licence. Dr Dish, which is being represented by Strive Masiyiwa’s associate Tawanda Nyambirai wants the High Court […]

Kwese TV distributor, Dr Dish, threatens to sue BAZ and its CEO personally for “illegal decision” to cancel licence, gives them 24-hour ultimatum to reverse decision

Dr. Dish the company which was supposed to distribute Kwese TV in Zimbabwe has written to the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) demanding the reversal of the decision to cancel Dr. Dish’s broadcasting licence within 24 hours. This comes after BAZ announced that Dr Dish’s licence had been cancelled, just hours after Econet Wireless had […]

Govt says Acting Prosecutor General’s criminal record does not warrant his removal from office

Attorney-General Prince Machaya has defended the appointment of Advocate Ray Goba as Acting Prosecutor-General, saying his previous conviction in Namibia was petty and does not warrant his removal from office. Goba was found guilty of attempting to defeat the course of justice in Namibia when he was Deputy Government Attorney for that country and was fined […]