Sunday Mail Editor Gets Bail in Zimbabwe


The editor of a government-owned weekly newspaper, Edmund Kudzayi,  who is facing charges ranging from insurgency, terrorism, banditry, to sabotage has been granted bail.

  • Zimbabwe:  Sunday Mail Editor Bailed

    Zimbabwe Independent, 4 July 2014

    SUSPECTED shadowy Facebook character and blogger widely known as Baba Jukwa, Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi -- who is facing charges of attempting to subvert a ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  'Baba Jukwa' Saga Sucks in Kasukuwere

    Zimbabwe Independent, 4 July 2014

    ENVIRONMENT, Water and Climate minister Saviour Kasukuwerehas been roped into the Baba Jukwa saga in a big way as it emerged that a woman who implicated journalist Mkhululi Chimioi ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Kudzayi Happy With Freedom

    The Herald, 5 July 2014

    Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi, accused of attempting to subvert a constitutionally-elected Government and undermining the authority of the President, was in a jovial mood ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Suspected Baba Jukwa to Surrender Password

    CAJ News Agency, 3 July 2014

    Zimbabwe's Sunday Mail editor, Edmund Kudzayi who was arrested for attempting to subvert a constitutionally-elected Government and undermining president Robert Mugabe's authority ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Freed Sunday Mail Editor Vows Fight

    New Zimbabwe, 4 July 2014

    SUNDAY Mail editor Edmund kudzayi left remand prison Friday after he was granted US$5,200 bail by the High Court. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  State Files Response to Kudzayi's Bail Application

    The Herald, 2 July 2014

    The State yesterday filed its response to a bail application by Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi, who is accused of attempting to subvert a constitutionally-elected Government and ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Student in Trouble Over Baba Jukwa

    The Herald, 3 July 2014

    A 20-YEAR-OLD University of Zimbabwe student will regret the day he sent an e-mail to the shadowy Facebook character Baba Jukwa soliciting for guns to start a war "fighting for ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  UZ Economics Student Held Over Jukwa Email

    New Zimbabwe, 2 July 2014

    A THIRD year University of Zimbabwe economics student has become the latest suspect to be arrested in the Baba Jukwa saga over an email he sent to the phantom Facebook character. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Baba Jukwa - Cops Gambling, Defence Lawyer

    New Zimbabwe, 1 July 2014

    POLICE had no clue about the identity of Baba Jukwa and have resorted to shooting in the dark hoping one of the bullets would strike gold and help unmask the notorious Facebook ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Baba Jukwa - Tomana to Summon Army to Testify

    New Zimbabwe, 28 June 2014

    PROSECUTOR General Johannes Tomana has hinted he might invite top army personnel to testify in the terrorism case involving jailed Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Sunday Mail Web Admin Picked Up

    Zimbabwe Standard, 29 June 2014

    Sunday Mail web administrator Robin Chaibva was yesterday briefly picked up by police for questioning in connection with the Baba Jukwa investigations. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Jukwa Saga - 10 Suspects Named

    The Herald, 28 June 2014

    At least 10 people, including journalist Wilf Mbanga and his wife Trish, are being sought by the police in connection with the shadowy Facebook character Baba Jukwa, who posted ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Controversial Facebook Page Suspects Named

    New Zimbabwe, 27 June 2014

    POLICE have released a list of ten people wanted in connection with investigations into the Facebook character Baba Jukwa which have already seen the arrest of Sunday Mail editor ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Ministers Face Arrest Over Baba Jukwa Saga

    Zimbabwe Independent, 27 June 2014

    AS the fallout over the Baba Jukwa saga continues, the net is closing in on those connected to the shadowy Facebook character with high-profile arrests of cabinet ministers, ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  'Real Culprits Fear Exposure'

    Zimbabwe Independent, 27 June 2014

    FOR one facing serious charges of attempting to subvert a constitutionally-elected government or alternatively attempting to commit an act of insurgency, banditry, sabotage or ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Mail Editor's Brother Remanded in Custody

    New Zimbabwe, 26 June 2014

    PHILIP Tawanda Kudzayi, brother to incarnated Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi, appeared in court Thursday charged with attempted terrorism, the same allegations levelled against ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  'Baba Jukwa' Plot Thickens

    SW Radio Africa, 26 June 2014

    Phillip Kudzayi, the elder brother of the Sunday Mail editor Edmund who was arrested by the police last week, handed himself in to authorities on Tuesday. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  I'm Being Victimised - Sunday Mail Editor

    The Herald, 26 June 2014

    Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi has said his arrest has been instigated by people in high authority who are afraid he can use his technological expertise to expose them for ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Kudzayi Is a Sacrificial Lamb

    SW Radio Africa, 24 June 2014

    The ruling ZANU PF party is making a 'sacrificial lamb' out of the Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi while pursuing those allegedly linked to Information Minister Jonathan Moyo. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Sunday Mail Editor Refused Bail

    New Zimbabwe, 23 June 2014

    Sunday Mail editor, Edmund Kudzayi was refused bail and remanded in custody to July 7 when he appeared in court Monday. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Sunday Mail Editor Remanded in Custody

    SW Radio Africa, 23 June 2014

    The editor of the Sunday Mail Edmund Kudzayi, accused by the state of being the Facebook character Baba Jukwa, appeared in court on Monday and was remanded in custody to July 7th ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Mail Editor - How I Joined Team Zanu-PF

    New Zimbabwe, 23 June 2014

    DETAINED Sunday Mail editor, Edmund Kudzayi, is now mulling over his predicament in the icy discomfort of a police cell, a shock fall from grace for a man who hobnobbed with the ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Baba Jukwa Posts As Mail Editor Seeks Bail

    The Herald, 23 June 2014

    PROSECUTORS last Saturday charged Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi for allegedly being Baba Jukwa, a shadowy Facebook blogger, but it still did not stop the posts. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  The 'Real' Jukwas and Newzimbabwe.com - Mathuthu

    New Zimbabwe, 22 June 2014

    IT WAS common, when I was editor of New Zimbabwe.com, to hear a reader remark that, "I just read the first paragraph of your stories, then quickly jump to the comments, they're ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Sunday Mail Editor Faces Life in Jail

    New Zimbabwe, 21 June 2014

    Sunday Mail editor, Edmund Kudzayi, faces life in prison if convicted on the shock charges laid against him when he appeared before a Harare magistrate on Saturday. read more »

Photo: The Herald

Sunday Mail editor, Edmund Kudzayi.

  • Zimbabwe:  Sunday Mail Editor 'Is Baba Jukwa'

    Zimbabwe Standard, 22 June 2014

    Sunday Mail Editor, Edmund Kudakwashe Kudzayi, was yesterday "unmasked" as the brains behind the popular Facebook page Baba Jukwa in the magistrates court. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  No Ministers Targeted in Baba Jukwa Investigations - Police

    Zimbabwe Standard, 22 June 2014

    Police have dismissed reports that top government officials are under investigation in connection with the recent arrest of The Sunday Mail Editor Edmund Kudzayi over publications ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Sunday Mail Editor Charged With 'Insulting' President

    Voice of America, 21 June 2014

    A Zimbabwean newspaper editor faces sedition and other charges for creating a Facebook account that he allegedly used to reveal government secrets and insult the country's ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Police Claim Sunday Mail Editor Is Baba Jukwa

    New Zimbabwe, 21 June 2014

    SUNDAY Mail editor, Edmund Kudzayi, appeared in court Saturday charged with charges of insurgency, terrorism, banditry, sabotage, subverting a constitutionally elected government ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Sunday Mail Editor's Charges Laid Out

    The Herald, 21 June 2014

    Sunday Mail Editor Edmund Kudzayi, who was arrested on Thursday, is expected to appear in court today facing charges of undermining the authority of President Mugabe and subverting ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Moyo Speaks On Sunday Mail Editor's Arrest

    New Zimbabwe, 20 June 2014

    INFORMATION minister Jonathan Moyo on Friday spoke out for the first time on the arrest of Sunday Mail editor, Edmund Kudzayi. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Sunday Mail Editor Arrested

    The Herald, 20 June 2014

    The Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi was arrested last night after a police swoop at his home and his office at Herald House, with the police saying the arrest had something to do ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Pro-Govt Editor Arrested

    SW Radio Africa, 20 June 2014

    The editor of the Sunday Mail, Edmund Kudzayi, spent the night in police custody, with little information coming out from the authorities about his incarceration. He was arrested ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Police Raid Herald House, Arrest Editor

    Zimbabwe Independent, 20 June 2014

    POLICE yesterday arrested Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi following raids on his home and office, raising fears a crackdown is underway in the aftermath of President Robert ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Zimbabwe Arrests Journalist

    Voice of America, 19 June 2014

    Zimbabwe police have arrested the editor of a state-owned weekly, a development that has left the country's union of journalists doubting the sincerity of government promises to ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Zuj Demands Reasons for Editor's Arrest

    New Zimbabwe, 19 June 2014

    THE Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ) on Thursday demanded that police reveal the reasons for the arrest of Sunday Mail Editor Edmund Kudzayi. read more »