Sir Wicknell bribery trial commences

A WITNESS in the trial of Wicknell Chivhayo yesterday told the court that the US$10 000 payment made by the Intratrek Zimbabwe boss to Zimbabwe Power Company board chairperson Stanley Kazhanje was above board. Chivhayo is being accused of bribing Kazhanje in order to clinch the US$5 million Gwanda solar project tender in 2016 ahead of other bidders. A witness, Isaac Farai Mupotsa, told Harare magistrate Ngoni Nduna that the payment to Kazhanje was normal. Mupotsa was responding to questions from State prosecutor Cecilia Mashingaidze who had asked him to…

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Zec biases exposed

THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has excluded the opposition MDC Alliance from its provisional consultations in provinces meant to discuss electoral developments at the behest of “powers that be”, a development critics say exposes its lack of independence. The commission is rolling out programmes to discuss, among other issues, the electoral concerns, the legal framework, the electoral cycle, voter registration, delimitation and the polling process in preparation for future elections. It has invited other political parties, including the Douglas Mwonzora-led MDC-T. News Flash Zim Updates Silent Group Links: https://chat.whatsapp.com/CsyogpadVqO2xHpr3FQwYD An…

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