Date Set For Politician Lumumba's Mugabe Insult Trial

Former Zanu-PF youth leader, Acie Lumumba will stand trial on August 17 on charges of undermining President Robert Mugabe's authority. Mugabe insult cases have over the years collapsed one after the other. Human rights groups have argued that the charge is constitutionally defective as it impedes on the citizens' right to freedom of expression.



  • Zimbabwe:   Lumumba Goes On Trial for Mugabe Slur

    New Zimbabwe, 1 August 2017

    A former Zanu PF activist who landed in the dock for insulting President Robert Mugabe had his application for refusal of further remand trashed after with a Harare court ruling… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Date Set for Acie Lumumba Trial

    The Herald, 31 July 2017

    Former Zanu-PF activist William Mutumanje, better known as Acie Lumumba, will stand trial on charges of insulting President Mugabe, a Harare magistrate ruled on Friday. Read more »

From left, Partick Zhuwawo and Acie Lumumba.

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