Thabani Mpofu

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Thabani Mpofu told : “There is an investigation on allegations being raised against former mayor Gomba,” External link

zimeye Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : “Please help us toe-the-line. Where did Tabani Vusa Mpofu read his law? Have you ever seen his degree certificate? Ever met any of his classmates? If he has no law degree can he legitimately head SACU. Corrupt-less?” External link

zimeye Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "We have since instructed the Police to look into the matter and effect arrest as we believe there is a strong case of corruption there. There have been delays but an arrest has to be made," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, October 2, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said ( about Morgan Nemadire ) : "The sentence passed by Nemadire on Guerrero amounts to an act of corruption. For that reason, the Prosecutor General has directed that a formal complaint of corruption be lodged with the police against Nemadire for contravening Section 174 of the Code," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, October 2, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "We have since instructed the Police to look into the matter and effect arrest as we believe there is a strong case of corruption there. There have been delays but an arrest has to be made," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 2, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said ( about Morgan Nemadire ) : "The sentence passed by Nemadire on Guerrero amounts to an act of corruption. For that reason, the Prosecutor General has directed that a formal complaint of corruption be lodged with the police against Nemadire for contravening Section 174 of the Code," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 2, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “We are undertaking an investigation around the whole water provision chain after there have been reports around impropriety on the procurement of machinery for pumping water and water treatment chemicals,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "The decision of first respondent (Chief Magistrate) in all respects grossly unreasonable in its defiance of logic in that it unnecessarily perpetuates unconstitutional breach of my right to liberty," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "We have enough documentary evidence to build strong criminal cases against those implicated. We are going to pursue criminal cases against those implicated in the audit report," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, June 25, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "We have enough documentary evidence to build strong criminal cases against those implicated. We are going to pursue criminal cases against those implicated in the audit report," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "I don't think there is going to be crowding for many reasons. One of the reasons being, it's not all the Nust students who are coming back. Remember it's only the final year students, and not all the final year students are back. I'm sure the landlords are taking responsibility to ensure there is social distancing and no crowding because social distancing is not only for the safety of the students but the safety of the landlords and the larger community," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “I want to talk about Zimbabweans, their spirit, some have been praying for me, others were beaten for me and I am very happy that they gave me that support, the lawyers and all the advocates who stood by me,” External link

newsday Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “It is, therefore, alleged that by such an act I defeated or obstructed the course of justice and as such make this statement on my own free will,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, June 3, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “That enquiries are being made in connection with a case of defeating or obstructing the course of justice as defined in section 184(1)(d) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act, chapter 9:23, which occurred at the ConCourt of Zimbabwe, Harare, on January 25, 2019 where it is alleged that I, acting with Makanza (NFPK) and Choice Damiso, well knowing that Simbarashe Zuze does not exist, drafted an affidavit to purport as if it has already been sworn before Choice Damiso and filed it before the ConCourt under case number CCZ/03/19, challenging the appointment of the PG. It is, therefore, alleged that by such an act, I defeated or obstructed the course of justice, and as such, made this statement on my own free will,” External link

newsday Wednesday, June 3, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “That enquiries are being made in connection with a case of defeating or obstructing the course of justice as defined in section 184(1)(d) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act, chapter 9:23, which occurred at the ConCourt of Zimbabwe, Harare, on January 25, 2019. In this case, it is alleged that I, acting with Makanza (NFPK) and Choice Damiso, well knowing that Simbarashe Zuze does not exist, drafted an affidavit to purport as if it has already been sworn before Choice Damiso and filed it before the ConCourt under case number CCZ/03/19, challenging the appointment of the PG. It is, therefore, alleged that by such an act, I defeated or obstructed the course of justice, and as such, made this statement on my own free will,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, June 2, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "That enquiries are being made in connection with a case of defeating or obstructing the course of justice as defined in section 184(1)(d) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act, chapter 9:23, which occurred at the ConCourt of Zimbabwe, Harare, on January 25, 2019 where it is alleged that I, acting with Makanza (NFPK) and Choice Damiso, well knowing that Simbarashe Zuze does not exist, drafted an affidavit to purport as if it has already been sworn be-fore Choice Damiso and filed it before the ConCourt under case number CCZ/03/19, challenging the appointment of the PG. It is, therefore, alleged that by such an act, I defeated or obstructed the course of justice, and as such, made this statement on my own free will," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “It is, therefore, alleged that by such an act I defeated or obstructed the course of justice and as such make this statement on my own free will,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, June 2, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "That enquiries are being made in connection with a case of defeating or obstructing the course of justice as defined in section 184(1)(d) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act, chapter 9:23, which occurred at the ConCourt of Zimbabwe, Harare, on January 25, 2019 where it is alleged that I, acting with Makanza (NFPK) and Choice Damiso, well knowing that Simbarashe Zuze does not exist, drafted an affidavit to purport as if it has already been sworn be-fore Choice Damiso and filed it before the ConCourt under case number CCZ/03/19, challenging the appointment of the PG. It is, therefore, alleged that by such an act, I defeated or obstructed the course of justice, and as such, made this statement on my own free will," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:36:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “That judgment will not be worth the paper it is written on not because the authority of the court is being disdained, but because the court speaks to an impossibility. It speaks to the past as though it spoke to the present. The proverbial horse has bolted. The company no longer has anyone to promote even with all the will in the world” External link

zimeye Friday, May 8, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “As the university we are just here to observe the kind gesture and we are grateful for the donations that our students have received,” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 7, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “There are about 100 students who have benefitted from this food hamper donation but the students who are living in the areas surrounding Nust could be more. The donation was mobilised by the SRC who got in touch with students through their contacts. As the university we are just here to observe the kind gesture and we are grateful for the donations that our students have received,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "There are about 100 students who have benefitted from this food hamper donation but the students who are living in the areas surrounding Nust could be more. The donation was mobilised by the SRC who got in touch with students through their contacts. As a university we are just here to observe the kind gesture and we are grateful for the donations that our students have received," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "Coronavirus is more dangerous than a bullet. Join me as we liberate our people, I will lead," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 26, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu says : "The Supreme Court judgment constitutes an abduction of judicial function and a breach of the principle of legality and rule of law calling for an appeal against the ruling," "The judgment establishes the principle that a non constitutional determination may implicate a breach of the constitution and thereby provide a basis for a challenge before the Constitutional Court" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 25, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “Bulk tea export sales of 1 514 tonnes for the quarter were 53 tonnes below tonnes sold during the same period last year. For the nine months, bulk tea export sales were 5 183 tonnes compared to 5,206 tonnes in the comparative period of last year,” External link

theindependent Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "The general rule is that once a final judgment or order has been given, the judge who gave it or any other judge of parallel jurisdiction has no power to alter, rescind, vary or set it aside, except in the few instances recognised at common law or by the rules of the High Court. One of the exceptions recognised at common law is when the judgment or order has been obtained through fraudulent misrepresentation," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, February 26, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said ( about Luke Malaba ) : "We have now completed our sober and painstaking study of Excelgate. In embarking on the study, we allowed ourselves to be guided by the remarks of (Justice Luke) Malaba (as he was then) in City of Mutare v Mawoyo 1995 … doubles, Excelgate comes with certain consequences," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, February 26, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The general rule is that once a final judgment or order has been given, the judge who gave it or any other judge of parallel jurisdiction has no power to alter, rescind, vary or set it aside, except in the few instances recognised at common law or by the rules of the High Court. One of the exceptions recognised at common law is when the judgment or order has been obtained through fraudulent misrepresentation,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, February 25, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said ( about Luke Malaba ) : “We have now completed our sober and painstaking study of Excelgate. In embarking on the study, we allowed ourselves to be guided by the remarks of (Justice Luke) Malaba (as he was then) in City of Mutare v Mawoyo 1995 … doubles, Excelgate comes with certain consequences,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, February 25, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "The general rule is that once a final judgment or order has been given, the judge who gave it or any other judge of parallel jurisdiction has no power to alter, rescind, vary or set it aside, except in the few instances recognised at common law or by the rules of the High Court. One of the exceptions recognised at common law is when the judgment or order has been obtained through fraudulent misrepresentation," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 25, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said ( about Luke Malaba ) : "We have now completed our sober and painstaking study of Excelgate. In embarking on the study, we allowed ourselves to be guided by the remarks of (Justice Luke) Malaba (as he was then) in City of Mutare v Mawoyo 1995 … doubles, Excelgate comes with certain consequences," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 25, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “We received a complaint pertaining to Tsuro’s case and after examining the complaint we referred the issue to the relevant State institution for further interrogation,” External link

zimeye Monday, February 24, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “High Court records which are attached hereto vindicate The Herald articles referred to above. Justice Phiri of the High Court sitting in Chambers on December 27 reinstated Tsuro’s appeal which had been dismissed in 2013. Justice (Tawanda) Chitapi then granted bail to Tsuro on January 10, 2020,” External link

zimeye Monday, February 24, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "We received a complaint pertaining to Tsuro's case and after examining the complaint we referred the issue to the relevant State institution for further interrogation," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, February 24, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "High Court records which are attached hereto vindicate The Herald articles referred to above. Justice Phiri of the High Court sitting in Chambers on December 27 reinstated Tsuro's appeal which had been dismissed in 2013. Justice (Tawanda) Chitapi then granted bail to Tsuro on January 10, 2020," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, February 24, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu declared : “We will, in the coming weeks, turn our attention to the City of Harare. We intend to deal with in the first instance all the contracts, running contracts, unclosed contracts to which the City of Harare is part. We will look into the nature and number of contracts” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, February 14, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu declared : "We will, in the coming weeks, turn our attention to the City of Harare. We intend to deal with in the first instance all the contracts, running contracts, unclosed contracts to which the City of Harare is part. We will look into the nature and number of contracts" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, February 14, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu declared : "We will, in the coming weeks, turn our attention to the City of Harare. We intend to deal with in the first instance all the contracts, running contracts, unclosed contracts to which the City of Harare is part. We will look into the nature and number of contracts" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 14, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “You will note from the record that the accused person has been remanded several times and today we are now told of extraterritorial investigations but I submit that that is false and meant to take advantage of these proceedings,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, February 11, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "The directors wish to advice shareholders that approval from the Exchange Control Authorities has now been received for the Meikles Hotel disposal. Processes to consummate the transaction are underway," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, February 10, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “We are going to file an urgent chamber application before the wedding tomorrow,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, February 8, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu argued : “It is not open to the President, during the period in which an acting President is in office, to exercise on a random bases, the already delegated functions of his office. Executive authority cannot, at any level, be shared once delegated. Constitutional authority cannot thereafter be exercised once delegated,” External link

zimeye Saturday, January 18, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu argued : “It is not open to the President, during the period in which an acting President is in office, to exercise on a random bases, the already delegated functions of his office. Executive authority cannot, at any level, be shared once delegated. Constitutional authority cannot thereafter be exercised once delegated,” External link

newsday Friday, January 17, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu argued : "It is not open to the President, during the period in which an acting President is in office, to exercise on a random bases, the already delegated functions of his office. Executive authority cannot, at any level, be shared once delegated. Constitutional authority cannot thereafter be exercised once delegated," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 17, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The proposed amendments are a sovereign disgrace and show the lengths to which the government is prepared to go in undercutting the spirit of the Constitution,” External link

zimeye Monday, January 13, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The proposed amendments are a sovereign disgrace and show the lengths to which the government is prepared to go in undercutting the spirit of the Constitution,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, January 11, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The proposed amendments are a sovereign disgrace and show the lengths to which the government is prepared to go in undercutting the spirit of the Constitution,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, January 11, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “I cannot understand for the life of me why anyone can clamour to use a currency that is not ours. Admittedly, the transition has been harsh, but tell me who among us has earned the US dollar except those who work in civil society,” External link

newsday Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “After close to two decades operating at low room occupancy (below 50 percent), hotel refurbishment and back of house services have fallen far behind the requirements of a five-star hospitality offering,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, November 27, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “After close to two decades operating at low room occupancy (below 50 percent), hotel refurbishment and back of house services have fallen far behind the requirements of a five-star hospitality offering,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 27, 2019 2:57:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu told : “They took my laptop, my wife’s phone and cash. They had all the time to even re-arrange stuff. I think we had passed out,” External link

zimeye Saturday, November 9, 2019 9:54:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu told : “They took my laptop, my wife’s phone and cash. They had all the time to even re-arrange stuff. I think we had passed out,” External link

zimeye Saturday, November 9, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu told : "They took my laptop, my wife's phone and cash. They had all the time to even re-arrange stuff. I think we had passed out," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, November 9, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu told : "They took my laptop, my wife's phone and cash. They had all the time to even re-arrange stuff. I think we had passed out," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 9, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu argued : “There is no dispute to be resolved in this matter and, as such, the court cannot deal with it. If the first applicant (Khupe) claims she unlawfully lost her seat in Parliament, she can bring her claim for damages to the High Court and not to seek pronouncement of this court. As far as the first and second respondent (Parliament and Mudenda) is concerned, there is no dispute between the parties” External link

newsday Thursday, November 7, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "I cannot comment on individual cases as they arise, lest I be misconstrued. Suffice it to say that the fight against corruption continues unabated and it will continue for as long as this scourge afflicts our society" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, November 5, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "It's scandalous that she did not respond to issues raised in the High Court and yet she is now seeking a positive relief from the Supreme Court," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 25, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "It's scandalous that she did not respond to issues raised in the High Court and yet she is now seeking a positive relief from the Supreme Court," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 25, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “It’s scandalous that she did not respond to issues raised in the High Court and yet she is now seeking a positive relief from the Supreme Court,” External link

newsday Thursday, October 24, 2019 2:31:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu told ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : “What Khupe has done is to move on, and do her own thing… She held her own congress,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, October 24, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The third respondent (Khupe) takes nothing out of these proceedings and she cannot obtain a judgment in her favour. She did not obtain a judgment in the High Court and she can ask no judgment from this court,” External link

zimeye Friday, October 18, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The company will be seeking approval of its shareholders for the proposed disposal at an extraordinary general meeting to be convened at a future date,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, October 9, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “Zanu PF Youth League named and shamed the appellant before charges were levelled against her but she did not flee. The state fears she has a nine-year UK visa but the visa is in her passport which she is offering as security,” External link

zbc Friday, September 27, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "There was misdirection in the judgement of the court aquo," "The court identified one ground that she is likely to abscond but there was no evidence or any indications on how the decision arrived at was obtained" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:25:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "As long as the review application is pending the respondent will be in constructive contempt of this court and its processes," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “As long as the review application is pending the respondent will be in constructive contempt of this court and its processes,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:47:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “I will exhaust my investigations and take a position very soon” External link

zimeye Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:39:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The commissioning of this unit in Gweru is not by coincidence, as it used to be one of the efficient and well run courts. The public should participate wholeheartedly if we are to uproot corruption in our society,” External link

zbc Friday, June 7, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “Mr Makuwe has since approached Sacu and indicated that he has learnt that since the lodging of his complaint, not only has he received any report on action having been taken on his complaint, but that said Mr Ziyadhuma has in fact been promoted to a higher grade within the NPA,” “He has written to Sacu complaining about this development and his letter is attached hereto. This matter is being referred to you for remedial action to be taken to the perception that has been created to Mr Makuwe to the effect that the attitude of both Sacu and NPA to corruption is that of indifference” External link

newsday Tuesday, May 21, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "I have been briefed to take up the matter," "I have studied the judgment together with Advocate Sylvester Hashiti and Keith Kachambwa with the most undaunted minds and have been exceedingly intent upon its subject, taking it up seriously with determination to bring the matter to a desired outcome" External link

BBCMonitoring Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "There are at least 11 aspects of fundamental concern that we have identified. Our path is both sure and clear," External link

BBCMonitoring Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “I have been briefed to take up the matter,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, May 13, 2019 2:23:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “There are at least 11 aspects of fundamental concern that we have identified. Our path is both sure and clear,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, May 13, 2019 2:23:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "I have been briefed to take up the matter," "I have studied the judgment together with Advocate Sylvester Hashiti and Keith Kachambwa with the most undaunted minds and have been exceedingly intent upon its subject, taking it up seriously with determination to bring the matter to a desired outcome" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, May 13, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "There are at least 11 aspects of fundamental concern that we have identified. Our path is both sure and clear," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, May 13, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The President was 100 percent correct in saying that corruption is deep-rooted in all our spheres of activity. It is not just Government, but beyond as well. But coming back to what the President has said, in our experience, we have seen that those that are corrupt are represented in every step of the justice system and that getting matters even to commence as trial is a matter that involves many corruption hurdles. Yes, the President was correct that fighting corruption is not a matter that can be swatted away easily,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, May 13, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “I have been briefed to take up the matter,” “I have studied the judgment together with Advocate Sylvester Hashiti and Keith Kachambwa with the most undaunted minds and have been exceedingly intent upon its subject, taking it up. seriously with determination to bring the matter to a desired outcome” External link

newsday Monday, May 13, 2019 7:56:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “There are at least 11 aspects of fundamental concern that we have identified. Our path is both sure and clear,” External link

newsday Monday, May 13, 2019 7:56:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The President was 100 percent correct in saying that corruption is deep-rooted in all our spheres of activity. It is not just Government, but beyond as well. But coming back to what the President has said, in our experience, we have seen that those that are corrupt are represented in every step of the justice system and that getting matters even to commence as trial is a matter that involves many corruption hurdles. Yes, the President was correct that fighting corruption is not a matter that can be swatted away easily,” External link

zimeye Monday, May 13, 2019 5:27:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The President was 100 percent correct in saying that corruption is deep-rooted in all our spheres of activity. It is not just Government, but beyond as well. But coming back to what the President has said, in our experience, we have seen that those that are corrupt are represented in every step of the justice system and that getting matters even to commence as trial is a matter that involves many corruption hurdles. Yes, the President was correct that fighting corruption is not a matter that can be swatted away easily,” External link

herald Monday, May 13, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said ( about Michael Rea ) : "No I didn't my brother. I understand Reza and Advocate are known to each other" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, December 30, 2018 9:24:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said ( about Michael Rea ) : “No I didn’t my brother. I understand Reza and Advocate are known to each other” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, December 30, 2018 6:34:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "In his business dealings, he will continue to carry himself with decorum, deportment and dignity and is too anxious to play his part in the advancement of the republic's economic interests and fortunes in line with the ongoing national democratic and economic project," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, December 13, 2017 9:42:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The accused was not privy to the agreement between Malvern Chimutashu and Blessmore Chanakira,” External link

herald Monday, November 27, 2017 3:56:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The replacement assumes office upon being sworn in by the Chief Justice or the most senior judge available,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 22, 2017 6:07:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "The power of God is undoubted and every believer would believe that God can do anything. The case brought however, is that God had not spoken to the Makandiwas about debt cancellation, they abused the name of God and took advantage of their congregants who believe in the power of God and who were of the view that the ‘prophets' had communion with Him. The plaintiffs allege that the false and fraudulent representation having been made, they took certain decisions to their prejudice," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 8, 2017 9:14:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "The second claim is very clear. This is what the prophet is alleged to have done," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, October 8, 2017 6:48:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu claimed : "They paid unearned legal fees and also lost what they sought to claim. Just how does one who calls themselves a prophet place such trust in a bogus lawyer?" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, October 8, 2017 6:48:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said ( about Daily ) : "The court aquo (lower court) erred in failing to find that having been represented by a representative who had full instructions to relate to the matter together with a similarly circumstanced legal practitioner, no legal basis existed upon which appellant could be deemed to have been in breach of rule 182(11) of the High Court Rules," "The court aquo erred in failing to determine the point taken before it to wit, first respondent's (Daily News reporter Fungai Kwaramba) absence at the pre-trial conference militated against the dismissal of appellant's claim to first respondent's benefit" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 17, 2017 9:45:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "The complainant has deposed four affidavits that the complaint is false in substance and there are therefore no disputed facts. On the other hand, we have a State that wants to interfere with the administration of justice," "It is unlawful and contrary to the Constitution for the prosecutor-general to seek to commit a person to trial when the complainant has confessed to have lied. That intention is tainted and puts the judicial process into moral defiance. " External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, December 20, 2016 9:03:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "The complainant has deposed four affidavits that the complaint is false in substance and there are therefore no disputed facts. On the other hand, we have a State that wants to interfere with the administration of justice," "It is unlawful and contrary to the Constitution for the prosecutor-general to seek to commit a person to trial when the complainant has confessed to have lied. That intention is tainted and puts the judicial process into moral defiance. " External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, December 20, 2016 6:15:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "The State's intention is not only tainted; it is not in accordance with Sections 65 and 66 of the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act. It is also not in accordance with Section 56 (1) and 69 (1) as well as the liberty guarantee as set out in the Constitution," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 1, 2016 11:54:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "I am going to mount this application in a manner that I deem fit to protect my client's rights. This is a preliminary application. " External link

allafrica Thursday, December 1, 2016 11:54:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The State’s intention is not only tainted; it is not in accordance with Sections 65 and 66 of the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act. It is also not in accordance with Section 56 (1) and 69 (1) as well as the liberty guarantee as set out in the Constitution,” External link

newzimbabwe Thursday, December 1, 2016 9:01:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "The applicant might not love the policies of the Government but it is the Government in power," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, November 24, 2016 3:47:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu told ( about Gideon Gono ) : "It was Gideon Gono who offered the girl's guardian (Francis Maramwidze) tractors in return for him to pursue the matter," External link

allafrica Thursday, September 29, 2016 2:39:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "Applicant has very strong prospects which cannot induce abscondment," "The fact that he has been convicted is, accordingly, inconsequential. Applicant is firmly established in Zimbabwe and can make no living outside the country. His huge family and economic interests are all in the country. He would lose everything were he to abscond" External link

allafrica Friday, September 23, 2016 2:49:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "Applicant has very strong prospects which cannot induce abscondment," "The fact that he has been convicted is, accordingly, inconsequential. Applicant is firmly established in Zimbabwe and can make no living outside the country. His huge family and economic interests are all in the country. He would lose everything were he to abscond" External link

allafrica Friday, September 23, 2016 11:12:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "He has been arrested by the same officers from Law and Order who initially arrested him on the charges he is currently on trial for," "They added five more charges of criminal abuse of office for things he is alleged to have done when he was still the Attorney General" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, July 9, 2016 10:43:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "He has been arrested by the same officers from Law and Order who initially arrested him on the charges he is currently on trial for," "They added five more charges of criminal abuse of office for things he is alleged to have done when he was still the Attorney General" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, July 9, 2016 9:39:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu added : “All I ask is that these submissions torment your conscience, could another judicial officer just deal with the matter so that no questions are asked,” “We don’t want the public to say that the accused person appeared under circumstances where questions were asked but answers never found” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, July 8, 2016 1:33:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu wrote : “I am required to provide an opinion on the validity of the agreement concluded between the consultant and an entity known as Intratrek ZW Pvt Ltd and as to whether any basis for its cancellation exists,” External link

theindependent Monday, June 13, 2016 8:11:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu writes : “Questions have arisen as to whether Chivayo’s conviction considered, the contract concluded between consultant and Intratrek has any legal validity or should be cancelled.Consultant cannot cancel the contract on the basis of a conviction that may be upset. It is not clear to me why Chivayo has not sought his acquittal by now,” External link

theindependent Monday, June 13, 2016 8:11:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu says : “Even if they did say something about the issue of disclosure we still cannot run away from the fact that the conviction is presently on appeal,” External link

theindependent Monday, June 13, 2016 8:11:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "We will not celebrate the outcome of the court case as a victory," "We will not celebrate loss of employment. This decision to let the workers go was not taken lightly, but we arrived at the decision after we had been confronted by operational realities that made the retention of workers untenable for the business" External link

allafrica Friday, June 10, 2016 12:07:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "There is a problem when a public official plays to the gallery. It is worrisome. How can he say that we convene on a day when people are not available? We came up with this date July 6 after checking our diaries and the State agreed, so why are they changing now?" External link

allafrica Thursday, June 2, 2016 3:19:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "There is a problem when a public official plays to the gallery. It is worrisome. How can he say that we convene on a day when people are not available? We came up with this date July 6 after checking our diaries and the State agreed, so why are they changing now?" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 2, 2016 9:00:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu argued : “Applicant (PG) asserts therefore that the views of the majority creditors should bind the minority creditors such as Jones Holdings,” External link

herald Thursday, March 12, 2015 1:33:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “This means daily one has to undergo the counselling session with his wife before intercourse, introducing yourself, telling the wife that there is a possibility of you being HIV positive by virtue of being sexually active, discussing with her that the use of a condom was not 100 percent safe and asking her if she is comfortable sleeping with you. By the time you finish the lecture, maybe the passion will have gone. Repeating the same daily to one person becomes unreasonable and the State cannot be draconian in our bedrooms,” External link

herald Thursday, February 19, 2015 2:29:00 AM EAT



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secretary6.87%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
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Thabani Mpofu said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : “Please help us toe-the-line. Where did Tabani Vusa Mpofu read his law? Have you ever seen his degree certificate? Ever met any of his classmates? If he has no law degree can he legitimately head SACU. Corrupt-less?” External link

zimeye Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Alex Magaisa said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : “The arrest of Mpofu is just one of those baby steps in the consolidation of authoritarian rule,” “The impact of the arrest and detention affects the entire profession, the very reason the Law Society of Zimbabwe and other lawyers’ groups have issued statements that are highly critical. The regime is seen as going after the legal profession, one of the key elements that holds power to account” External link

zimeye Monday, June 8, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

Alex Magaisa said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : “The arrest of Mpofu is just one of those baby steps in the consolidation of authoritarian rule,” “The impact of the arrest and detention affects the entire profession, the very reason the Law Society of Zimbabwe and other lawyers’ groups have issued statements that are highly critical. The regime is seen as going after the legal profession, one of the key elements that holds power to account” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, June 7, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Alex Magaisa said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : “The arrest of Mpofu is just one of those baby steps in the consolidation of authoritarian rule,” “The impact of the arrest and detention affects the entire profession, the very reason the Law Society of Zimbabwe and other lawyers’ groups have issued statements that are highly critical. The regime is seen as going after the legal profession, one of the key elements that holds power to account” External link

insiderzim Sunday, June 7, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Alex Magaisa said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : “The arrest of Mpofu is just one of those baby steps in the consolidation of authoritarian rule,” “The impact of the arrest and detention affects the entire profession, the very reason the Law Society of Zimbabwe and other lawyers’ groups have issued statements that are highly critical. The regime is seen as going after the legal profession, one of the key elements that holds power to account” External link

EastAfrican Sunday, June 7, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Temba Mliswa asked ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : “People are arrested or prosecuted, for example, lawyer Thabani Mpofu. I would like the Justice minister to assure the House that the justice system adheres to the Constitution and whether those arrests are genuine or personality arrests,” External link

newsday Friday, June 5, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Nelson Chamisa said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : "Like I indicated, the lawyer (Mpofu) is in good spirits. He knows that in a dictatorship, when you are a lawyer, you are then misconstrued to be an enemy of the State, yet he is only doing his professional duty to represent those who are supposed to be represented. " External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 4, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Temba Mliswa asked ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : “People are arrested or prosecuted, for example, lawyer Thabani Mpofu. I would like the Justice minister to assure the House that the justice system adheres to the Constitution and whether those arrests are genuine or personality arrests,” External link

newsday Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Temba Mliswa said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : "Whilst I'm not saying anyone's above the law,does this matter really require Thabani Mpufo @ adv_fulcrum being detained? This smacks more of persecuy than prosecution. A matter that allegedly occurred in Nov 2019 suddenly has such importance today?" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 2, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Morgan Komichi said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : "Mpofu argued saying he had found 11 faults in the judgment so there was need for an appeal and promised that he was going to win at the Supreme court," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, April 6, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Morgan Komichi said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : “Mpofu argued saying he had found 11 faults in the judgment so there was need for an appeal and promised that he was going to win at the Supreme court,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, April 6, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Morgan Komichi said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : "Mpofu argued saying he had found 11 faults in the judgment so there was need for an appeal and promised that he was going to win at the Supreme court," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 6, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Morgan Komichi said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : "Mpofu argued saying he had found 11 faults in the judgment so there was need for an appeal and promised that he was going to win at the Supreme court," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 6, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

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Thabani Mpofu told : “There is an investigation on allegations being raised against former mayor Gomba,” External link

zimeye Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : “Please help us toe-the-line. Where did Tabani Vusa Mpofu read his law? Have you ever seen his degree certificate? Ever met any of his classmates? If he has no law degree can he legitimately head SACU. Corrupt-less?” External link

zimeye Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "We have since instructed the Police to look into the matter and effect arrest as we believe there is a strong case of corruption there. There have been delays but an arrest has to be made," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, October 2, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said ( about Morgan Nemadire ) : "The sentence passed by Nemadire on Guerrero amounts to an act of corruption. For that reason, the Prosecutor General has directed that a formal complaint of corruption be lodged with the police against Nemadire for contravening Section 174 of the Code," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, October 2, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "We have since instructed the Police to look into the matter and effect arrest as we believe there is a strong case of corruption there. There have been delays but an arrest has to be made," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 2, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said ( about Morgan Nemadire ) : "The sentence passed by Nemadire on Guerrero amounts to an act of corruption. For that reason, the Prosecutor General has directed that a formal complaint of corruption be lodged with the police against Nemadire for contravening Section 174 of the Code," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 2, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “We are undertaking an investigation around the whole water provision chain after there have been reports around impropriety on the procurement of machinery for pumping water and water treatment chemicals,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "The decision of first respondent (Chief Magistrate) in all respects grossly unreasonable in its defiance of logic in that it unnecessarily perpetuates unconstitutional breach of my right to liberty," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "We have enough documentary evidence to build strong criminal cases against those implicated. We are going to pursue criminal cases against those implicated in the audit report," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, June 25, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "We have enough documentary evidence to build strong criminal cases against those implicated. We are going to pursue criminal cases against those implicated in the audit report," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "I don't think there is going to be crowding for many reasons. One of the reasons being, it's not all the Nust students who are coming back. Remember it's only the final year students, and not all the final year students are back. I'm sure the landlords are taking responsibility to ensure there is social distancing and no crowding because social distancing is not only for the safety of the students but the safety of the landlords and the larger community," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “I want to talk about Zimbabweans, their spirit, some have been praying for me, others were beaten for me and I am very happy that they gave me that support, the lawyers and all the advocates who stood by me,” External link

newsday Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “It is, therefore, alleged that by such an act I defeated or obstructed the course of justice and as such make this statement on my own free will,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, June 3, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “That enquiries are being made in connection with a case of defeating or obstructing the course of justice as defined in section 184(1)(d) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act, chapter 9:23, which occurred at the ConCourt of Zimbabwe, Harare, on January 25, 2019 where it is alleged that I, acting with Makanza (NFPK) and Choice Damiso, well knowing that Simbarashe Zuze does not exist, drafted an affidavit to purport as if it has already been sworn before Choice Damiso and filed it before the ConCourt under case number CCZ/03/19, challenging the appointment of the PG. It is, therefore, alleged that by such an act, I defeated or obstructed the course of justice, and as such, made this statement on my own free will,” External link

newsday Wednesday, June 3, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “That enquiries are being made in connection with a case of defeating or obstructing the course of justice as defined in section 184(1)(d) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act, chapter 9:23, which occurred at the ConCourt of Zimbabwe, Harare, on January 25, 2019. In this case, it is alleged that I, acting with Makanza (NFPK) and Choice Damiso, well knowing that Simbarashe Zuze does not exist, drafted an affidavit to purport as if it has already been sworn before Choice Damiso and filed it before the ConCourt under case number CCZ/03/19, challenging the appointment of the PG. It is, therefore, alleged that by such an act, I defeated or obstructed the course of justice, and as such, made this statement on my own free will,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, June 2, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "That enquiries are being made in connection with a case of defeating or obstructing the course of justice as defined in section 184(1)(d) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act, chapter 9:23, which occurred at the ConCourt of Zimbabwe, Harare, on January 25, 2019 where it is alleged that I, acting with Makanza (NFPK) and Choice Damiso, well knowing that Simbarashe Zuze does not exist, drafted an affidavit to purport as if it has already been sworn be-fore Choice Damiso and filed it before the ConCourt under case number CCZ/03/19, challenging the appointment of the PG. It is, therefore, alleged that by such an act, I defeated or obstructed the course of justice, and as such, made this statement on my own free will," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “It is, therefore, alleged that by such an act I defeated or obstructed the course of justice and as such make this statement on my own free will,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, June 2, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "That enquiries are being made in connection with a case of defeating or obstructing the course of justice as defined in section 184(1)(d) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act, chapter 9:23, which occurred at the ConCourt of Zimbabwe, Harare, on January 25, 2019 where it is alleged that I, acting with Makanza (NFPK) and Choice Damiso, well knowing that Simbarashe Zuze does not exist, drafted an affidavit to purport as if it has already been sworn be-fore Choice Damiso and filed it before the ConCourt under case number CCZ/03/19, challenging the appointment of the PG. It is, therefore, alleged that by such an act, I defeated or obstructed the course of justice, and as such, made this statement on my own free will," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:36:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “That judgment will not be worth the paper it is written on not because the authority of the court is being disdained, but because the court speaks to an impossibility. It speaks to the past as though it spoke to the present. The proverbial horse has bolted. The company no longer has anyone to promote even with all the will in the world” External link

zimeye Friday, May 8, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “As the university we are just here to observe the kind gesture and we are grateful for the donations that our students have received,” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 7, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “There are about 100 students who have benefitted from this food hamper donation but the students who are living in the areas surrounding Nust could be more. The donation was mobilised by the SRC who got in touch with students through their contacts. As the university we are just here to observe the kind gesture and we are grateful for the donations that our students have received,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "There are about 100 students who have benefitted from this food hamper donation but the students who are living in the areas surrounding Nust could be more. The donation was mobilised by the SRC who got in touch with students through their contacts. As a university we are just here to observe the kind gesture and we are grateful for the donations that our students have received," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "Coronavirus is more dangerous than a bullet. Join me as we liberate our people, I will lead," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 26, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu says : "The Supreme Court judgment constitutes an abduction of judicial function and a breach of the principle of legality and rule of law calling for an appeal against the ruling," "The judgment establishes the principle that a non constitutional determination may implicate a breach of the constitution and thereby provide a basis for a challenge before the Constitutional Court" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 25, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “Bulk tea export sales of 1 514 tonnes for the quarter were 53 tonnes below tonnes sold during the same period last year. For the nine months, bulk tea export sales were 5 183 tonnes compared to 5,206 tonnes in the comparative period of last year,” External link

theindependent Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "The general rule is that once a final judgment or order has been given, the judge who gave it or any other judge of parallel jurisdiction has no power to alter, rescind, vary or set it aside, except in the few instances recognised at common law or by the rules of the High Court. One of the exceptions recognised at common law is when the judgment or order has been obtained through fraudulent misrepresentation," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, February 26, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said ( about Luke Malaba ) : "We have now completed our sober and painstaking study of Excelgate. In embarking on the study, we allowed ourselves to be guided by the remarks of (Justice Luke) Malaba (as he was then) in City of Mutare v Mawoyo 1995 … doubles, Excelgate comes with certain consequences," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, February 26, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The general rule is that once a final judgment or order has been given, the judge who gave it or any other judge of parallel jurisdiction has no power to alter, rescind, vary or set it aside, except in the few instances recognised at common law or by the rules of the High Court. One of the exceptions recognised at common law is when the judgment or order has been obtained through fraudulent misrepresentation,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, February 25, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said ( about Luke Malaba ) : “We have now completed our sober and painstaking study of Excelgate. In embarking on the study, we allowed ourselves to be guided by the remarks of (Justice Luke) Malaba (as he was then) in City of Mutare v Mawoyo 1995 … doubles, Excelgate comes with certain consequences,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, February 25, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "The general rule is that once a final judgment or order has been given, the judge who gave it or any other judge of parallel jurisdiction has no power to alter, rescind, vary or set it aside, except in the few instances recognised at common law or by the rules of the High Court. One of the exceptions recognised at common law is when the judgment or order has been obtained through fraudulent misrepresentation," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 25, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said ( about Luke Malaba ) : "We have now completed our sober and painstaking study of Excelgate. In embarking on the study, we allowed ourselves to be guided by the remarks of (Justice Luke) Malaba (as he was then) in City of Mutare v Mawoyo 1995 … doubles, Excelgate comes with certain consequences," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 25, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “We received a complaint pertaining to Tsuro’s case and after examining the complaint we referred the issue to the relevant State institution for further interrogation,” External link

zimeye Monday, February 24, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “High Court records which are attached hereto vindicate The Herald articles referred to above. Justice Phiri of the High Court sitting in Chambers on December 27 reinstated Tsuro’s appeal which had been dismissed in 2013. Justice (Tawanda) Chitapi then granted bail to Tsuro on January 10, 2020,” External link

zimeye Monday, February 24, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "We received a complaint pertaining to Tsuro's case and after examining the complaint we referred the issue to the relevant State institution for further interrogation," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, February 24, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "High Court records which are attached hereto vindicate The Herald articles referred to above. Justice Phiri of the High Court sitting in Chambers on December 27 reinstated Tsuro's appeal which had been dismissed in 2013. Justice (Tawanda) Chitapi then granted bail to Tsuro on January 10, 2020," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, February 24, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu declared : “We will, in the coming weeks, turn our attention to the City of Harare. We intend to deal with in the first instance all the contracts, running contracts, unclosed contracts to which the City of Harare is part. We will look into the nature and number of contracts” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, February 14, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu declared : "We will, in the coming weeks, turn our attention to the City of Harare. We intend to deal with in the first instance all the contracts, running contracts, unclosed contracts to which the City of Harare is part. We will look into the nature and number of contracts" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, February 14, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu declared : "We will, in the coming weeks, turn our attention to the City of Harare. We intend to deal with in the first instance all the contracts, running contracts, unclosed contracts to which the City of Harare is part. We will look into the nature and number of contracts" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 14, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “You will note from the record that the accused person has been remanded several times and today we are now told of extraterritorial investigations but I submit that that is false and meant to take advantage of these proceedings,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, February 11, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "The directors wish to advice shareholders that approval from the Exchange Control Authorities has now been received for the Meikles Hotel disposal. Processes to consummate the transaction are underway," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, February 10, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “We are going to file an urgent chamber application before the wedding tomorrow,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, February 8, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu argued : “It is not open to the President, during the period in which an acting President is in office, to exercise on a random bases, the already delegated functions of his office. Executive authority cannot, at any level, be shared once delegated. Constitutional authority cannot thereafter be exercised once delegated,” External link

zimeye Saturday, January 18, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu argued : “It is not open to the President, during the period in which an acting President is in office, to exercise on a random bases, the already delegated functions of his office. Executive authority cannot, at any level, be shared once delegated. Constitutional authority cannot thereafter be exercised once delegated,” External link

newsday Friday, January 17, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu argued : "It is not open to the President, during the period in which an acting President is in office, to exercise on a random bases, the already delegated functions of his office. Executive authority cannot, at any level, be shared once delegated. Constitutional authority cannot thereafter be exercised once delegated," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 17, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The proposed amendments are a sovereign disgrace and show the lengths to which the government is prepared to go in undercutting the spirit of the Constitution,” External link

zimeye Monday, January 13, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The proposed amendments are a sovereign disgrace and show the lengths to which the government is prepared to go in undercutting the spirit of the Constitution,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, January 11, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The proposed amendments are a sovereign disgrace and show the lengths to which the government is prepared to go in undercutting the spirit of the Constitution,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, January 11, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “I cannot understand for the life of me why anyone can clamour to use a currency that is not ours. Admittedly, the transition has been harsh, but tell me who among us has earned the US dollar except those who work in civil society,” External link

newsday Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “After close to two decades operating at low room occupancy (below 50 percent), hotel refurbishment and back of house services have fallen far behind the requirements of a five-star hospitality offering,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, November 27, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “After close to two decades operating at low room occupancy (below 50 percent), hotel refurbishment and back of house services have fallen far behind the requirements of a five-star hospitality offering,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 27, 2019 2:57:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu told : “They took my laptop, my wife’s phone and cash. They had all the time to even re-arrange stuff. I think we had passed out,” External link

zimeye Saturday, November 9, 2019 9:54:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu told : “They took my laptop, my wife’s phone and cash. They had all the time to even re-arrange stuff. I think we had passed out,” External link

zimeye Saturday, November 9, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu told : "They took my laptop, my wife's phone and cash. They had all the time to even re-arrange stuff. I think we had passed out," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, November 9, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu told : "They took my laptop, my wife's phone and cash. They had all the time to even re-arrange stuff. I think we had passed out," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 9, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu argued : “There is no dispute to be resolved in this matter and, as such, the court cannot deal with it. If the first applicant (Khupe) claims she unlawfully lost her seat in Parliament, she can bring her claim for damages to the High Court and not to seek pronouncement of this court. As far as the first and second respondent (Parliament and Mudenda) is concerned, there is no dispute between the parties” External link

newsday Thursday, November 7, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "I cannot comment on individual cases as they arise, lest I be misconstrued. Suffice it to say that the fight against corruption continues unabated and it will continue for as long as this scourge afflicts our society" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, November 5, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "It's scandalous that she did not respond to issues raised in the High Court and yet she is now seeking a positive relief from the Supreme Court," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 25, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "It's scandalous that she did not respond to issues raised in the High Court and yet she is now seeking a positive relief from the Supreme Court," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 25, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “It’s scandalous that she did not respond to issues raised in the High Court and yet she is now seeking a positive relief from the Supreme Court,” External link

newsday Thursday, October 24, 2019 2:31:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu told ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : “What Khupe has done is to move on, and do her own thing… She held her own congress,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, October 24, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The third respondent (Khupe) takes nothing out of these proceedings and she cannot obtain a judgment in her favour. She did not obtain a judgment in the High Court and she can ask no judgment from this court,” External link

zimeye Friday, October 18, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The company will be seeking approval of its shareholders for the proposed disposal at an extraordinary general meeting to be convened at a future date,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, October 9, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “Zanu PF Youth League named and shamed the appellant before charges were levelled against her but she did not flee. The state fears she has a nine-year UK visa but the visa is in her passport which she is offering as security,” External link

zbc Friday, September 27, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "There was misdirection in the judgement of the court aquo," "The court identified one ground that she is likely to abscond but there was no evidence or any indications on how the decision arrived at was obtained" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:25:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "As long as the review application is pending the respondent will be in constructive contempt of this court and its processes," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “As long as the review application is pending the respondent will be in constructive contempt of this court and its processes,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:47:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “I will exhaust my investigations and take a position very soon” External link

zimeye Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:39:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The commissioning of this unit in Gweru is not by coincidence, as it used to be one of the efficient and well run courts. The public should participate wholeheartedly if we are to uproot corruption in our society,” External link

zbc Friday, June 7, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “Mr Makuwe has since approached Sacu and indicated that he has learnt that since the lodging of his complaint, not only has he received any report on action having been taken on his complaint, but that said Mr Ziyadhuma has in fact been promoted to a higher grade within the NPA,” “He has written to Sacu complaining about this development and his letter is attached hereto. This matter is being referred to you for remedial action to be taken to the perception that has been created to Mr Makuwe to the effect that the attitude of both Sacu and NPA to corruption is that of indifference” External link

newsday Tuesday, May 21, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "I have been briefed to take up the matter," "I have studied the judgment together with Advocate Sylvester Hashiti and Keith Kachambwa with the most undaunted minds and have been exceedingly intent upon its subject, taking it up seriously with determination to bring the matter to a desired outcome" External link

BBCMonitoring Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "There are at least 11 aspects of fundamental concern that we have identified. Our path is both sure and clear," External link

BBCMonitoring Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “I have been briefed to take up the matter,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, May 13, 2019 2:23:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “There are at least 11 aspects of fundamental concern that we have identified. Our path is both sure and clear,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, May 13, 2019 2:23:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "I have been briefed to take up the matter," "I have studied the judgment together with Advocate Sylvester Hashiti and Keith Kachambwa with the most undaunted minds and have been exceedingly intent upon its subject, taking it up seriously with determination to bring the matter to a desired outcome" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, May 13, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "There are at least 11 aspects of fundamental concern that we have identified. Our path is both sure and clear," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, May 13, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The President was 100 percent correct in saying that corruption is deep-rooted in all our spheres of activity. It is not just Government, but beyond as well. But coming back to what the President has said, in our experience, we have seen that those that are corrupt are represented in every step of the justice system and that getting matters even to commence as trial is a matter that involves many corruption hurdles. Yes, the President was correct that fighting corruption is not a matter that can be swatted away easily,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, May 13, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “I have been briefed to take up the matter,” “I have studied the judgment together with Advocate Sylvester Hashiti and Keith Kachambwa with the most undaunted minds and have been exceedingly intent upon its subject, taking it up. seriously with determination to bring the matter to a desired outcome” External link

newsday Monday, May 13, 2019 7:56:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “There are at least 11 aspects of fundamental concern that we have identified. Our path is both sure and clear,” External link

newsday Monday, May 13, 2019 7:56:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The President was 100 percent correct in saying that corruption is deep-rooted in all our spheres of activity. It is not just Government, but beyond as well. But coming back to what the President has said, in our experience, we have seen that those that are corrupt are represented in every step of the justice system and that getting matters even to commence as trial is a matter that involves many corruption hurdles. Yes, the President was correct that fighting corruption is not a matter that can be swatted away easily,” External link

zimeye Monday, May 13, 2019 5:27:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The President was 100 percent correct in saying that corruption is deep-rooted in all our spheres of activity. It is not just Government, but beyond as well. But coming back to what the President has said, in our experience, we have seen that those that are corrupt are represented in every step of the justice system and that getting matters even to commence as trial is a matter that involves many corruption hurdles. Yes, the President was correct that fighting corruption is not a matter that can be swatted away easily,” External link

herald Monday, May 13, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said ( about Michael Rea ) : "No I didn't my brother. I understand Reza and Advocate are known to each other" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, December 30, 2018 9:24:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said ( about Michael Rea ) : “No I didn’t my brother. I understand Reza and Advocate are known to each other” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, December 30, 2018 6:34:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "In his business dealings, he will continue to carry himself with decorum, deportment and dignity and is too anxious to play his part in the advancement of the republic's economic interests and fortunes in line with the ongoing national democratic and economic project," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, December 13, 2017 9:42:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The accused was not privy to the agreement between Malvern Chimutashu and Blessmore Chanakira,” External link

herald Monday, November 27, 2017 3:56:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The replacement assumes office upon being sworn in by the Chief Justice or the most senior judge available,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 22, 2017 6:07:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "The power of God is undoubted and every believer would believe that God can do anything. The case brought however, is that God had not spoken to the Makandiwas about debt cancellation, they abused the name of God and took advantage of their congregants who believe in the power of God and who were of the view that the ‘prophets' had communion with Him. The plaintiffs allege that the false and fraudulent representation having been made, they took certain decisions to their prejudice," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 8, 2017 9:14:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "The second claim is very clear. This is what the prophet is alleged to have done," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, October 8, 2017 6:48:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu claimed : "They paid unearned legal fees and also lost what they sought to claim. Just how does one who calls themselves a prophet place such trust in a bogus lawyer?" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, October 8, 2017 6:48:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said ( about Daily ) : "The court aquo (lower court) erred in failing to find that having been represented by a representative who had full instructions to relate to the matter together with a similarly circumstanced legal practitioner, no legal basis existed upon which appellant could be deemed to have been in breach of rule 182(11) of the High Court Rules," "The court aquo erred in failing to determine the point taken before it to wit, first respondent's (Daily News reporter Fungai Kwaramba) absence at the pre-trial conference militated against the dismissal of appellant's claim to first respondent's benefit" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 17, 2017 9:45:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "The complainant has deposed four affidavits that the complaint is false in substance and there are therefore no disputed facts. On the other hand, we have a State that wants to interfere with the administration of justice," "It is unlawful and contrary to the Constitution for the prosecutor-general to seek to commit a person to trial when the complainant has confessed to have lied. That intention is tainted and puts the judicial process into moral defiance. " External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, December 20, 2016 9:03:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "The complainant has deposed four affidavits that the complaint is false in substance and there are therefore no disputed facts. On the other hand, we have a State that wants to interfere with the administration of justice," "It is unlawful and contrary to the Constitution for the prosecutor-general to seek to commit a person to trial when the complainant has confessed to have lied. That intention is tainted and puts the judicial process into moral defiance. " External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, December 20, 2016 6:15:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "The State's intention is not only tainted; it is not in accordance with Sections 65 and 66 of the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act. It is also not in accordance with Section 56 (1) and 69 (1) as well as the liberty guarantee as set out in the Constitution," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 1, 2016 11:54:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "I am going to mount this application in a manner that I deem fit to protect my client's rights. This is a preliminary application. " External link

allafrica Thursday, December 1, 2016 11:54:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “The State’s intention is not only tainted; it is not in accordance with Sections 65 and 66 of the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act. It is also not in accordance with Section 56 (1) and 69 (1) as well as the liberty guarantee as set out in the Constitution,” External link

newzimbabwe Thursday, December 1, 2016 9:01:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "The applicant might not love the policies of the Government but it is the Government in power," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, November 24, 2016 3:47:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu told ( about Gideon Gono ) : "It was Gideon Gono who offered the girl's guardian (Francis Maramwidze) tractors in return for him to pursue the matter," External link

allafrica Thursday, September 29, 2016 2:39:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "Applicant has very strong prospects which cannot induce abscondment," "The fact that he has been convicted is, accordingly, inconsequential. Applicant is firmly established in Zimbabwe and can make no living outside the country. His huge family and economic interests are all in the country. He would lose everything were he to abscond" External link

allafrica Friday, September 23, 2016 2:49:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "Applicant has very strong prospects which cannot induce abscondment," "The fact that he has been convicted is, accordingly, inconsequential. Applicant is firmly established in Zimbabwe and can make no living outside the country. His huge family and economic interests are all in the country. He would lose everything were he to abscond" External link

allafrica Friday, September 23, 2016 11:12:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "He has been arrested by the same officers from Law and Order who initially arrested him on the charges he is currently on trial for," "They added five more charges of criminal abuse of office for things he is alleged to have done when he was still the Attorney General" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, July 9, 2016 10:43:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "He has been arrested by the same officers from Law and Order who initially arrested him on the charges he is currently on trial for," "They added five more charges of criminal abuse of office for things he is alleged to have done when he was still the Attorney General" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, July 9, 2016 9:39:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu added : “All I ask is that these submissions torment your conscience, could another judicial officer just deal with the matter so that no questions are asked,” “We don’t want the public to say that the accused person appeared under circumstances where questions were asked but answers never found” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, July 8, 2016 1:33:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu wrote : “I am required to provide an opinion on the validity of the agreement concluded between the consultant and an entity known as Intratrek ZW Pvt Ltd and as to whether any basis for its cancellation exists,” External link

theindependent Monday, June 13, 2016 8:11:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu writes : “Questions have arisen as to whether Chivayo’s conviction considered, the contract concluded between consultant and Intratrek has any legal validity or should be cancelled.Consultant cannot cancel the contract on the basis of a conviction that may be upset. It is not clear to me why Chivayo has not sought his acquittal by now,” External link

theindependent Monday, June 13, 2016 8:11:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu says : “Even if they did say something about the issue of disclosure we still cannot run away from the fact that the conviction is presently on appeal,” External link

theindependent Monday, June 13, 2016 8:11:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "We will not celebrate the outcome of the court case as a victory," "We will not celebrate loss of employment. This decision to let the workers go was not taken lightly, but we arrived at the decision after we had been confronted by operational realities that made the retention of workers untenable for the business" External link

allafrica Friday, June 10, 2016 12:07:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "There is a problem when a public official plays to the gallery. It is worrisome. How can he say that we convene on a day when people are not available? We came up with this date July 6 after checking our diaries and the State agreed, so why are they changing now?" External link

allafrica Thursday, June 2, 2016 3:19:00 PM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : "There is a problem when a public official plays to the gallery. It is worrisome. How can he say that we convene on a day when people are not available? We came up with this date July 6 after checking our diaries and the State agreed, so why are they changing now?" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 2, 2016 9:00:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu argued : “Applicant (PG) asserts therefore that the views of the majority creditors should bind the minority creditors such as Jones Holdings,” External link

herald Thursday, March 12, 2015 1:33:00 AM EAT

Thabani Mpofu said : “This means daily one has to undergo the counselling session with his wife before intercourse, introducing yourself, telling the wife that there is a possibility of you being HIV positive by virtue of being sexually active, discussing with her that the use of a condom was not 100 percent safe and asking her if she is comfortable sleeping with you. By the time you finish the lecture, maybe the passion will have gone. Repeating the same daily to one person becomes unreasonable and the State cannot be draconian in our bedrooms,” External link

herald Thursday, February 19, 2015 2:29:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
advocate83.21%EN11/22/201722/11/2017
secretary6.87%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
counsel advocate1.53%EN12/20/201620/12/2016
defence counsel advocate0.76%EN12/20/201620/12/2016
lawyer advocate5.34%EN11/24/201624/11/2016
lawyer1.53%EN09/28/201628/09/2016
lawyer advocate0.76%SA09/02/201402/09/2014
Names Lang Count
Thabani MpofuEN99.35%
Thabani MpofuSA0.65%


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Thabani Mpofu said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : “Please help us toe-the-line. Where did Tabani Vusa Mpofu read his law? Have you ever seen his degree certificate? Ever met any of his classmates? If he has no law degree can he legitimately head SACU. Corrupt-less?” External link

zimeye Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Alex Magaisa said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : “The arrest of Mpofu is just one of those baby steps in the consolidation of authoritarian rule,” “The impact of the arrest and detention affects the entire profession, the very reason the Law Society of Zimbabwe and other lawyers’ groups have issued statements that are highly critical. The regime is seen as going after the legal profession, one of the key elements that holds power to account” External link

zimeye Monday, June 8, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

Alex Magaisa said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : “The arrest of Mpofu is just one of those baby steps in the consolidation of authoritarian rule,” “The impact of the arrest and detention affects the entire profession, the very reason the Law Society of Zimbabwe and other lawyers’ groups have issued statements that are highly critical. The regime is seen as going after the legal profession, one of the key elements that holds power to account” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, June 7, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Alex Magaisa said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : “The arrest of Mpofu is just one of those baby steps in the consolidation of authoritarian rule,” “The impact of the arrest and detention affects the entire profession, the very reason the Law Society of Zimbabwe and other lawyers’ groups have issued statements that are highly critical. The regime is seen as going after the legal profession, one of the key elements that holds power to account” External link

insiderzim Sunday, June 7, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Alex Magaisa said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : “The arrest of Mpofu is just one of those baby steps in the consolidation of authoritarian rule,” “The impact of the arrest and detention affects the entire profession, the very reason the Law Society of Zimbabwe and other lawyers’ groups have issued statements that are highly critical. The regime is seen as going after the legal profession, one of the key elements that holds power to account” External link

EastAfrican Sunday, June 7, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Temba Mliswa asked ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : “People are arrested or prosecuted, for example, lawyer Thabani Mpofu. I would like the Justice minister to assure the House that the justice system adheres to the Constitution and whether those arrests are genuine or personality arrests,” External link

newsday Friday, June 5, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Nelson Chamisa said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : "Like I indicated, the lawyer (Mpofu) is in good spirits. He knows that in a dictatorship, when you are a lawyer, you are then misconstrued to be an enemy of the State, yet he is only doing his professional duty to represent those who are supposed to be represented. " External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 4, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Temba Mliswa asked ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : “People are arrested or prosecuted, for example, lawyer Thabani Mpofu. I would like the Justice minister to assure the House that the justice system adheres to the Constitution and whether those arrests are genuine or personality arrests,” External link

newsday Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Temba Mliswa said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : "Whilst I'm not saying anyone's above the law,does this matter really require Thabani Mpufo @ adv_fulcrum being detained? This smacks more of persecuy than prosecution. A matter that allegedly occurred in Nov 2019 suddenly has such importance today?" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 2, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Morgan Komichi said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : "Mpofu argued saying he had found 11 faults in the judgment so there was need for an appeal and promised that he was going to win at the Supreme court," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, April 6, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Morgan Komichi said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : “Mpofu argued saying he had found 11 faults in the judgment so there was need for an appeal and promised that he was going to win at the Supreme court,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, April 6, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Morgan Komichi said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : "Mpofu argued saying he had found 11 faults in the judgment so there was need for an appeal and promised that he was going to win at the Supreme court," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 6, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Morgan Komichi said ( about Thabani Mpofu ) : "Mpofu argued saying he had found 11 faults in the judgment so there was need for an appeal and promised that he was going to win at the Supreme court," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 6, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT