Harare — While his  fellow activists  were released on bail on Wednesday, the Harare magistrate’s court on Thursday denied bail to Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) deputy chair Job Sikhala saying he is   a flight risk.

Sikhala was one of the antigovernment critics arrested in a brutal crackdown on dissent. Journalist Hopewell Chin'ono and the leader of small opposition group Transform Zimbabwe, Jacob Ngarivhume, were both released from Harare’s maximum security prison on Wednesday on strict bail conditions...

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