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Former Senior MDC Member Jessie Majome Sues Chin'ono For Defamation

Former Senior MDC Member Jessie Majome Sues Chin'ono For Defamation

Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC)‘s head of legal Affairs and former Harare West legislator for opposition MDC, Jessie Majome, has sued prominent journalist, Hopewell Chin’ono for defamation.

Majome who is allegedly a relative to President Emmerson Mnangagwa is demanding US$350 000 from Chin’ono. She said in her court papers:

The Plaintiff’s claim is for

a. Payment of US$150 000.00 or equivalent at the date of payment being damages for defamation.

b. Payment of USS75 000.00 or equivalent at the date of payment being damages for in iniuria.

c. Payment of US$75 000.00 or equivalent at the date of payment being damages for contumelia.

d. Payment of US$50 000.00 or equivalent as compensation in terms of section 85 (1) of the constitution for the infringement of her rights to dignity, freedom from cruel and degrading treatment and the right to serve in public office.

e. Interest at the prescribed rate calculated from the date of publication to the date of payment.

f. An order directing the Defendant to issue a detailed written apology and publish it prominently on his Twitter profile and in two different national newspapers with nationwide circulation for seven consecutive days and pin the short apology with a link to the detailed apology on his Twitter profile continuously for a period of 6 months.

g. Costs of suit on an attorney-client scale.

Meanwhile, the defiant Chin’ono says he has received the summons but he is not going to retract what he said. The freelance reporter said:

I have just received this High Court document this afternoon. @ZACConline commissioner @JessieFMajome is suing me for hundreds of thousands of dollars. I have instructed my lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa to respond informing Jessie Majome that we will meet her in court! No retractions!

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10 Comments

Coming soon 5 months ago

The point of no return has come . Zimbabwe ndinochema nenyika yangu .


ūüĎÄ 5¬†months ago

Ko vakadzi vaya vekuda kunogeza pagedhi raHopewell vakazodii...takamirira hedu mafree nudes bwahaha


Chapwititi 5 months ago

Mamwe maclaims unobvawashaya kuti zvirikumbofamba sei.Anoiwanepi $350000USD,Chingo'no madam Majome.Why i she demanding the money in USD.


Sir king dejavu wejecha 5 months ago

Kwai no retractions ngatisanganei kcourt


Mr Kazangula 5 months ago

Where is Cde Kufa kwarova the bush lawyer


Nkust 5 months ago

Gaffer 0717992175


Gaffer 5 months ago

Yes yes. It's lawful, peaceful and non political movement for the love of Our nation. IF ITS NOT US THEN WHO?.

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corky 5 months ago

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Ungwas 5 months ago

Zvinoshandeiko zvokuti related to ED, related to ED? Munhu ngaamiswe oga nenyaya dzake.


Nkust 5 months ago

Makuti bhowa manje mongoti munhu wese ari related kuna president seiko vanombova nehama ngani majome akazvimiririra kwete kty atikwatise, pano tiri kudao vanhu vakazvipira vasina any known political party affiliation toda kumbo engage ma leaders on the influx of Chinese in our country please tawana nkust na Gaffer so far kana pane vane number dzema lawyers for human rights ngativei nadzo in case tikasungwa vakuru vasati vahwisisa zvatiri kuda panyaya yema China batai Gaffer kana nkust



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