Chronicle editor transferred over Gukurahundi story

Zimpapers yesterday transferred the editor of its Bulawayo daily, the Chronicle, Mduduzi Mathuthu, to Namibia, in what sources claim to be punishment for the way the paper covered some stories, particularly a story where Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa was implicated in making inflammatory statements during the Gukurahundi.

By Staff Reporter

MNANGAGWA

Yesterday, Zimpapers chief executive officer, Pikirai Deketeke flew to Bulawayo to deliver news to Mathuthu that he will be taking over the editorship of the Namibian based Southern Times, a joint venture between Zimpapers and a Namibian company.

Sources revealed that senior officials in the Information ministry had their sights trained on Mathuthu for a while and were looking for a reason to pull the trigger.

The straw that broke the camel’s back, sources revealed, was a story on suspended Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana, whose fate was said to be in President Robert Mugabe’s hands, that was on the front-page of the daily.

“They questioned his editorial judgment and asked why it was on page one, yet in The Herald it was buried inside,” a source revealed.

Mathuthu also did not earn any friends following a story that ministers were involved in a verbal brawl over the science, technology, mathematics and engineering thrust being driven by the Higher Education ministry.

In his defence, Mathuthu said the story had been written by The Herald and his paper had taken it from there, the source revealed.

However, it was the Gukurahundi story that had Mathuthu in the crosshairs of his superiors and Information ministry officials.

Mathuthu’s deputy, Innocent Madonko takes over the editorship of the paper on an acting basis.

Efforts to get a comment from Deketeke and Mathuthu were fruitless last night.

Share this:

Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

James Bond’s Roger Moore dies at 89

23rd May 2017 Staff Reporter 0

James Bond actor Roger Moore has died, aged 89. His family confirmed the news via his Twitter account, issuing a statement that explained the British star had passed away in Switzerland following a “short but […]

42 Trackbacks & Pingbacks

  1. Zuma, delegation jet in today - Zimbabwe Consolidated News
  2. Google
  3. bunny vibrator
  4. desinfectionpunaisedelit
  5. wabbit vibrator
  6. Rabbit Vibrator
  7. Stroker Kit
  8. Amber Coleman
  9. Waterproof Sex Toy
  10. penis enlargement pump
  11. Google
  12. Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum
  13. buy youtube views and likes
  14. microfoane spion
  15. 1Z0-469 Certification Exam Questions and Answers
  16. isuzu dealers
  17. facebook likes panel
  18. g spot stimulator
  19. Brittany Simon
  20. dildo guide
  21. sex diary
  22. free data recovery software
  23. Anal Thrusting
  24. phenterminedispensary.com
  25. Arduino shields
  26. free download for windows 8
  27. pc apps for windows 7
  28. 福井脱毛
  29. 福井脱毛
  30. Inspection in China
  31. pasadena
  32. pure kona
  33. http://www.motupatlugameshd.com
  34. pure kona
  35. Sex Store
  36. Desert tan military boots
  37. recovery clinic
  38. legit internet jobs
  39. double dong
  40. legitimate work at home jobs 2017
  41. clinica de recuperação
  42. Private Label

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*