Freelance journalist, Hopewell Chin'ono has sparked a social media debate after dismissing the Zimdancehall genre's chances of going international due to lack of originality.
Addressing his legion of followers on social media, Chin'ono said the genre's lack of originality doomed its chances of going international.
High Court judge, Justice Jester Charewa has set aside Harare Magistrate Lazini Ncube's decision to place freelance journalist Hopewell Chin'ono on remand after declaring that section 31 of the Criminal Code is no longer part of Zimbabwean law.
The state used Section 31 of the Criminal
High Court judge, Justice Davison Foroma has been granted ZWL$20 000 bail to journalist Hopewell Chin'ono ending his 20 day confinement at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison following his arrest on 8 January 2021.
Chin’ono is facing charges of peddling falsehoods prejudicial to the state after he
The continued arrest of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s critics has raised the ire of human rights organisations who say this continued trend spells doom for the 2021 human rights picture in Zimbabwe.
Human rights organisations and critics allege that the government wants to intimidate and silence opposition
A member of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's Presidential Advisory Council (PAC) and media proprietor Trevor Ncube has castigated the state for arresting the MDC Alliance duo of Advocate Fadzayi Mahere, Zengeza West legislator Job Sikhala as well as journalist Hopewell Chin’ono on a charge he said
Incarcerated Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono who is facing charges of communicating falsehoods says he will not apply for bail preferring to challenge the unconstitutional law used to charge him.
Chin’ono argues that Section 31 of the Criminal Code used to charge him is unconstitutional as it was
MDC Alliance Deputy National Chairman Job Sikala and Journalist Hopewell Chin'ono toady are in court where they are facing charges of allegedly posting falsehoods on social media.
Harare magistrate Ngoni Nduna has slapped Harare Mayor Jacob Mafume with an imprisonment stay after dismissing his bail bid on the grounds that there was no other condition was going to deter him from interfering with state witnesses.
HIGH Court Judge Justice Happias Zhou has today ruled that Magistrate Ngoni Nduna had no power to remove Beatrice Mtetwa as Hopewell Chin'ono's lawyer, setting aside Nduna’s ruling
The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa, Commissioner Jamesina King has written to President Emmerson Mnangagwa regarding the arrest and detention of journalist Hopewell Chin’ono.
The scribe is in police custody facing