8 January 2016

Zimbabwe: CIO Story Journalists Appear in Court, Out On U.S.$200 Bail Each

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Two NewsDay journalists who were arrested this week for publishing a story about CIO bonuses have been granted bail after they appeared at the Harare magistrate courts Friday.

Both Nqaba Matshazi (deputy editor) and Xolisani Ncube (reporter) were granted $200 bail each by magistrate Elijah Makomo.

The two spent the night in detention at Harare Central after they were picked up from their offices for publishing a story which revealed that the CIO were paid their December salaries and bonuses while the rest of the government workers went for the festive season holiday without their wages.

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