Deal with your corrupt top aides, ED told

Civic society yesterday implored President Emmerson Mnangagwa to deal with rising corruption among his top aides in government in his State of the Nation Address (Sona) in Parliament today. They claimed that the country was losing billions of dollars to corruption through illicit financial flows. Mnangagwa is today also expected to officially open the Fourth Session of the Ninth Parliament and lay out a new legislative agenda. The Third Session of the Ninth Parliament was adjourned in September. Analysts told NewsDay that Mnangagwa should map a new plan to deal with rampant…

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3 VID officers remanded in custody

THREE Vehicle Inspectorate Department (VID) examiners arrested for issuing provisional drivers’ licences to people who had failed were remanded in custody to Tuesday next week. The trio was arrested by Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) on Thursday. They face abuse of office charges. According to Zacc, the trio issued 26 provisional licences to candidates who had failed exams. Prosecutor Reginald Chawora opposed bail, saying they were likely to abscond since they faced serious charges. They were identified as Musa Enesi, Obvious Vheremu and Alois Togarepi. Their lawyers, Kudzai Choga of Choga…

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Gupta latest: UK imposes sanctions on brothers for corruption in SA

The UK Foreign Secretary announced new sanctions on “individuals involved in some of the world’s most serious cases of corruption” which included the Gupta brothers. In a statement on Monday, 26 April, UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Global Britain is standing up for democracy, good governance and the rule of law. 22 PEOPLE INCLUDING GUPTA BROTHERS SANCTIONED The UK for the first time imposed asset freezes and travel bans against 22 individuals under the new Global Anti-Corruption sanctions regime which gives the UK unprecedented power to stop corrupt actors profiting from…

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