Asked to confirm a Bloomberg report that Zimbabwe will scrap the black empowerment rules for platinum, Winston Chitando told Reuters in a WhatsApp message: “Confirmed. It’s part of continued review of (the) Zimbabwe is open for business mantra.”
He is the second official from the Harare Metropolitan Cricket Association to be penalised by the ICC after Rajan Nayer was banned from all cricket activities for 20 years for offering Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer $30,000 to fix a match.
Hwende, who is also the MDC’s national deputy treasurer, was arrested at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport barely three days following the locking up of Joanna Mamombe, the party’s MP for Harare West.
"... In court today the arresting detail struggled to tell the courts the reason why she arrested her. If he struggled in that manner again it would automatically follow that even at the time of arrest he did not know why he was placing her under arrest ..."