In a cryptic Tweet, Charamba who has admitted ownership of the @Jamwanda2 handle, alleged that the project is funded by the Ford Foundation through OSISA.
It is also rumoured that a European country has poured money into the project.
“Masikati maZimbo!! Maswera sei? Just what is the link between the forthcoming Zimbabwe Times, Ford Foundation, OSISA, Sipho Malunga and resurgent NPF? Just wondering hangu!,” said Charamba.
It is believed that foreign donors feel that Zimbabwe no longer has a independent media organisation after Alpha Media Holdings owner Trevor Ncube reportedly sold part of his stake in the company to Mnangagwa’s son in law Gerald Mlotshwa.