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Zimbabwe’s Reserve Bank says it did not authorize directors of the consumer giant Innscor Africa to open offshore accounts uncovered in the ongoing Panama Papers investigation. But Innscor says there is no wrongdoing as its contacts with those offshore firms were conducted in accordance with all applicable laws.

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists will today release to the public a searchable database of documents that reveal the details of more than 200,000 offshore entities and their owners in more than 200 countries and territories.

Police arrest Patson Dzamara, the brother of abducted political activist Itai Dzamara, who was seized 14 months ago by suspected state security agents for urging President Robert Mugabe to step down for allegedly failing to properly run Zimbabwe.

Central bank governor John Mangudya appears before a parliamentary committee which summoned him to explain the current cash crisis gripping Zimbabwe.

And it’s celebration time for Masvingo-born Charles Manyuchi who defeated Russian Dmitry Mikhaylenko to land the World Boxing Council’s silver belt.

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This evening on Livetalk our hosts Blessing Zulu and Gibbs Dube we will be talking with listeners and experts about the arrest of Patson Dzamara, the brother of Itai Dzamara, who was abducted 14 months ago and several other people protesting against the current social, economic and political crisis in Zimbabwe.

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