Zimbabwe detains former finance minister on corruption

Zimbabwe's former finance minister Ignatious Chombo has been detained in custody until Monday, when a court will rule on his bail application in his corruption trial.

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    Zimbabwe's former finance minister, Ignatious Chombo, has been held in custody until Monday, when a court will rule on his bail application in his corruption trial.

    This comes the day after Zimbabwe's new president was sworn in.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from Harare.


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