• Zimbabwe: Duo charged of insulting the president: one year in hiding

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Zimbabwe:Duo charged of insulting president Mugabe: one year in hiding Two Zimbabwean musicians face charges of singing songs that are ‘sensitive and insulting’. Their lawyers and producers say the country is not yet safe for the duo to return to enter a fair trial. By Sebastian Nyamhangambiri — reporting for Freemuse from Harare […]
  • Zimbabwe: Duo have to come back to court in June

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Zimbabwe:Duo have to come back to court in June A Harare magistrate has remanded out of custody two musicians who are facing charges of singing songs that are ‘sensitive’. The Magistrate told a court full of relatives and friends of the deadlocked duo of Happison Mabika (32) and Patience Takaona (28) that they […]
  • Zimbabwe: Two musicians in hiding from police

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Zimbabwe:Two musicians in hiding from police Two musicians who are facing charges for singing songs that are ‘sensitive’ failed to appear in court, and now a Harare magistrate court has issued a warrant of arrest for them. By Sebastian Nyamhangambiri, reporting for Freemuse from Harare  Happison Mabika, 32, and Patience Takaona, 28, did […]
  • Zimbabwe: Two men arrested for listening to banned music album

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Zimbabwe:Arrested for listening to banned music album Job of a secret police officer in Zimbabwe now hangs in balance. His offence: he was linked to music that is deemed to be ‘sensitive’ by president Robert Mugabe’s regime By Sebastian Nyamhangambiri, reporting for Freemuse from Harare  Joram Chikomwe, a police detective with the Criminal […]
  • Zimbabwe: Singing for the opposition is a crime

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Zimbabwe:Singing for the opposition is a crime Five days imprisonment and a possible custodial sentence has not deterred two Zimbabwean protest singers from continuing to sell their new album, but they have had to go into hiding. By Sebastian Nyamhangambiri reporting for Freemuse from Harare Happison Handson Mabika, 32, and Patience Takaona, 28, […]
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