A trial is about to take place in the Zimbabwe High Court which is unique even here, in the uncertain world of Zimbabwean jurisprudence. It involves high-level political chicanery, the country's desperate fuel crisis, and a farcical tale of withcraft, spiritual messages and exotic rituals. The accused is Mrs. Nomatter Tagarira, also known as Rotina Mavhunga, and also known, when "possessed" by the name of her possessing spirit, Sekuru Dombo.
Regular readers and the well-informed will know that our subject here is the diesel-from-the-living-rock saga. Most of you will also know at least part of the story. For newcomers, here, briefly, is the situation. Frankly, it deserves a little repetition.