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Tendai Biti

Biti’s bid to stop assault case thrown out

By Staff Reporter A HARARE magistrate Vongai Guuriro- Muchuchuti on Friday dismissed a request by lawmaker Tendai Biti, to have his assault trial stopped as he pursues its referral to the Constitutional Court. Biti, also Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) vice president, is accused of verbally assaulting a Russian businesswoman Tatiana Aleshina at Harare magistrates

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US ambassador says Biti arrest ‘worrisome’

By Idah Mhetu US ambassador to Zimbabwe Brian Nichols Thursday made a surprise appearance at Tendai Biti’s court hearing telling journalists soon after that the decision by Zimbabwean authorities to charge the MDC Alliance politician was “worrisome”. Biti was Thursday charged with inciting poll related violence as well violating the country’s electoral laws through claims

LATEST: Biti released, now safe on Zambian territory

By Staff Reporter MDC Alliance co-principal, Tendai Biti, arrested Wednesday while trying cross into neighbouring Zambia to seek asylum, has been released and is reportedly on his way to Lusaka to formalise the process. Reports said Wednesday that the former finance minister was arrested and handed to Zimbabwean authorities at the Zimbabwe-Zambia border in Chirundu.

Biti raided $40mln Universal Services Fund-Mandiwanzira

By Staff Reporter ICT minister, Supa Mandiwanzira has blamed former Finance Minister Tendai Biti for allegedly stifling ICT growth in the country through unilaterally diverting the Universal Services Fund (USF) to other areas which had nothing to do with their primary purpose. The Zanu PF legislator was speaking while officially opening the Nyanga Information Centre,