Stephen Chadenga

Stephen Chandega is a journalist in Zimbabwe

Most Recent Articles by Stephen Chadenga:

Wednesday’s Zimbabwe Elections a choice between democracy and dictatorship: Tsvangirai

Jul 29, 2013 — Stephen Chadenga

Harare, Zimbabwe-Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai,  who is also the Movement for Democratic Change leader,  has told thousands of his supporters gathered in the capital city, Harare today that Wednesday’s elections are a choice between democracy and dictatorship.

Mugabe takes a swipe at white people

Jul 26, 2013 — Stephen Chadenga

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has castigated white farmers, saying they never tilled the land but used blacks, hence it was not proper for them to keep on holding to the commercial farmers grabbed from them by his Zanu PF party.

Tsvangirai and Mugabe’s make or break election in Zimbabwe

Jul 25, 2013 — Stephen Chadenga

Zimbabweans will go to the ballot to choose the country’s President in six days time. The election, which has been dubbed the make or break poll for the two leaders could mark the end of political careers for either man.

Foreigners keen to invest in Zimbabwe despite bad politics

Apr 4, 2012 — Stephen Chadenga

Zimbabwe-Prime Minister, Morgan Tsvangirai and leader of the Movement for Democratic Patry (MDC-T) has said that foreigners are keen to invest in the country despite the volatile political environment that has witnessed the bloodbath between supporters of the major political parties.

Zimbabwe’s 275 km walk for a tree

Dec 3, 2010 — Stephen Chadenga

Imagine Prim seated in the latest BMW model that is travelling at 140km/hr. She intends to cover a distance of 275km between two cities located in a Southern African country. Simple mathematical calculations tell you that she would reach her destination in approximately two hours. But upon accomplishing her journey, Prim complaints of fatigue.

“Bennett to remain my deputy minister choice,” says Zimbabwe’s Tsvangirai

Jun 25, 2010 — Stephen Chadenga

Zimbabwe’s Prime minister and MDC president Morgan Tsvangirai Wednesday said Roy Bennett remains his deputy agriculture minister despite President Robert Mugabe’s failure to swear him into office after his acquittal on terrorism charges.

Zimbabwe’s state to appeal against Bennett’s acquittal

May 13, 2010 — Stephen Chadenga

The state is set to appeal to the Supreme Court against high court’s decision to acquit MDC treasurer general, Roy Bennett, on terrorism charges.

Zimbabwe’s Roy Bennett, a free man

May 11, 2010 — Stephen Chadenga

Zimbabwe’s MDC treasurer general, Roy Bennett, walked a free man Monday after a High court judge acquitted him of treason and banditry charges.  Justice Chinembiri Bhunu ruled in favour of Bennett and said the state failed to provide enough evidence to prosecute him.  In making the ruling, Justice Bhunu said the state’s case was weakened by key state witness Peter Michael Hitschmann whom he said gave unfavorable evidence.

Bennett’s judgment postponed to May

Apr 1, 2010 — Stephen Chadenga

Zimbabwe’s MDC top man, Roy Bennett who earlier Wednesday was served with summons on new charges is to wait until May 10 for the treason judgment.

Zimbabwe’s Roy Bennett on new charges

Mar 31, 2010 — Stephen Chadenga

As Zimbabwe’s Movement for Democratic Change, Roy Bennett entered the high court Wednesday to hear the verdict on treason trial authorities here have slapped him with new charges of breaching grain trade laws.

Bennett’s judgement day set

Mar 16, 2010 — Stephen Chadenga

The ruling on whether Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) treasurer general, Roy Bennett should be acquitted or not has been set over to March 31st by High Court Judge, Justice Chinembiri Bhunu.

Law to indigenise Zimbabwe’s foreign owned companies comes into effect

Mar 2, 2010 — Stephen Chadenga

Zimbabwe’s controversial indigenisation and Empowerment legislation which aims for a local takeover of foreign owned firms came into effect Monday amid growing concerns by various sectors of the economy of its intended benefits.

Prosecution witness denies supplying weapons to Zimbabwe’s MDC Bennett

Jan 27, 2010 — Stephen Chadenga

The key state witness in Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) treasurer general, Roy Bennett trial on treason charges, has denied that he ever entered into weapon business transactions with the accused Tuesday.

State witness in Zimbabwe Bennett’s trial impeached

Jan 25, 2010 — Stephen Chadenga

Zimbabwe’s high court judge Chinembiri Bhunu ruled Monday that key prosecution witness in the terrorism trial of MDC treasurer general, Roy Bennett, is a “hostile witness” and the state is “obliged” to cross examine him.

Ruling to impeach state witness in Zimbabwe’s Bennett trial postponed

Jan 22, 2010 — Stephen Chadenga

The application by the prosecution team to impeach a key state witness in the treason trial of Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) treasurer general, Roy Bennett, has been postponed to Monday after an assessor failed to attend court.

Zimbabwe’s MDC Roy Bennett trial takes twists

Jan 19, 2010 — Stephen Chadenga

Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s top aide and designate deputy agriculture minister, Roy Bennett’s trial on charges of possessing weaponry, banditry and attempting to commit terrorism has taken a new twist with the state now applying to impeach a key prosecution witness.

Zimbabwe’s civil service mass strike looms over wages

Jan 13, 2010 — Stephen Chadenga

Zimbabwe’s Inclusive government, comprising prior warring political parties, Zanu PF and the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), faces a serious industrial action by the country’s largest employee base, civil servants, as the government and workers representative deadlocked Tuesday over salary negotiations.

‘Bleak to Brighter’ Christmas for Zimbabweans

Dec 20, 2009 — Stephen Chadenga

2008 is the year every Zimbabwean would like to erase from their memories. The year was a tough one with the economy being the worst in the world. In short there was no Christmas to celebrate for the majority as the Zimbabwean dollar plunged into the economic sewerage drain, bringing misery to many.

Zimbabwe’s MDC a creation of Britain alleges Mugabe

Dec 12, 2009 — Stephen Chadenga

Zimbabwe’s 85-year-old geriatric President, Robert Mugabe told members of his party’s central committee Thursday that the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Morgan Tsvangirai is a creation of former coloniser Britain to destabilize his revolutionary Zanu PF party.

“I was hired by politics to make them pretty” says Mugabe’s spokesperson

Oct 8, 2009 — Stephen Chadenga

In Zimbabwe’s “highly polarized environment” the media is political, Permanent secretary in the Ministry of Media, Information and Publicity and 85-year-old President Robert Mugabe’s spokesperson, George Charamba has said.