Harare, Zimbabwe journalist James Jemwa has been granted bail by a Harare magistrate. He was released on $50 bail after languishing on remand prison for seven days.
Jemwa lost his press card and camera when he was arrested and the Magistrate instructed police to give a report on what happened to his possessions. As part of the bail conditions Jemwa was ordered to report once every Friday to the police station and not to interfere with witnesses.
Journalist Jemwa was released along with other nine suspects accused of public violence during protests that rocked Harare last Friday. 56 other accused persons are yet to be granted bail.