Zimbabwe Capital's Mayor Arrested On Corruption Charges

The mayor of Harare has been arrested over corruption charges arising from the allocation of housing stands in Harare's Westlea suburb. Jacob Mafume was elected Mayor in September to replace Herbert Gomba who was arrested for alleged abuse of office together with several council officials including directors. However, the opposition has called it "another case of persecution and weaponization of the law against MDC Alliance members".


Harare Mayor Jacob Mafume (file photo).

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