War veterans leaders Victor Matemadanda, secretary general of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association, and Douglas Mahiya, secretary for information and publicity, who were arrested yesterday and Wednesday respectively following a move to dump President Robert Mugabe, are set to appear in court today. They are facing charges of contravening Section 22 (subverting a constitutional government) and or Section 33 (insulting the office of the president) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act.
Mandela Washington fellows, including 60 Zimbabweans, start wrapping up their six-week program. Some Zimbabweans have been attending an “Ideas Summit” at the William and Marry University in Virginia.
Zimbabwe’s Customs Department has impounded a book consignment brought into the country by one of the German exhibitors participating at the Zimbabwe International Book Fair.
And the Zimbabwe Olympic Games team is safely at its Olympics Village in Sao Paolo. Zimbabwe has sent its biggest ever contingent to the Olympic Games with 13 athletes and 18 soccer players out to do better than in 2012 when the team returned home empty-handed.
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