Articles tagged 'acie lumumba'

Acie Lumumba in new shocker 5 November 2018 HARARE - More details have emerged of rabble-rousing influence peddler William Gerald Mutumanje's recent hatchet job on top Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) officials and businessman Kudakwashe Tagwirei — all of whom he has fingered in corruption and the illegal trading of foreign currency — before...
Acie Lumumba spills the beans 4 November 2018 HARARE - In a shocking claim which could put under pressure Finance minister Mthuli Ncube under further political scrutiny, rabble-rousing influence peddler — William Gerald Mutumanje — is spilling the beans on his recent hatchet job on the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ). The maverick former Z...
Lumumba vows to expose RBZ rot 25 October 2018 HARARE - Acie Lumumba says his sacking from the ministry of Finance is a blessing in disguise as he will be able to open the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) can of worms without fear. Finance minister Mthuli Ncube recently appointed Lumumba to chair a communications task force but sacked him af...
All eyes on Mnangagwa 24 October 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa will tomorrow chair two crucial Zanu PF meetings in Harare as he battles to deal with the twin challenges of Zimbabwe's worsening economic crisis, as well as mounting discord within the upper echelons of the ruling party.
Lumumba appointment controversial, divisive 23 October 2018 HARARE - The furore surrounding Acie Lumumba's out-of-the-blue appointment as head of the newly-created Finance ministry communications committee is not only disappointing but also shows, rather painfully, that our Cabinet ministers are not reading from the same script. If it is indeed true that ...
Mutodi voices concern over Lumumba appointment 22 October 2018 HARARE - The Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services ministry have voiced concern over the controversial appointment of Acie Lumumba as head of the newly-created Finance ministry communications committee. Deputy Information minister Energy Mutodi, told the Daily News yesterday that th...
Hiring Lumumba could harm Mthuli's credibility 22 October 2018 HARARE - Recent events in government have been largely surprising as those tasked with crafting policies that will turn around the fortunes of the country battle to achieve their goals. No sooner than Finance minister Mthuli Ncube had introduced the controversial two percent tax on electronic ...
ED ministers in political storms 21 October 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's vow to clean up the image of the government and its officials is increasingly coming under the spotlight — as his lieutenants keep getting embroiled in self-inflicted political storms, the Daily News on Sunday can report. As a result, analysts say, these...
Anger as Ncube takes Lumumba on board 21 October 2018 HARARE - Many Zimbabweans — including former Cabinet ministers and the opposition — have reacted with shock to the controversial appointment of Acie Lumumba as head of the newly-created Finance ministry communications committee. This comes after Finance minister Mthuli Ncube, in a move which c...
Zim ministers in political storms 21 October 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's vow to clean up the image of the government and its officials is increasingly coming under the spotlight — as his lieutenants keep getting embroiled in self-inflicted political storms, the Daily News on Sunday can report.
Acie Lumumba speaks out 9 April 2018 HARARE - During deposed president Robert Mugabe's last days, pictures of Acie Lumumba with the military had people talking. On his Facebook and Twitter accounts Lumumba would post updates depicting he had inside information on events leading to Mugabe's fall. It seemed almost obvious that h...
Acie Lumumba's marriage exposed 18 March 2018 HARARE - While he has been riding on "the bachelor on" demand wave, the courts have just burst his bubble and revealed that 29-year old politician Wiliam Mutumanje, aka Acie Lumumba is actually married. In the political circles, Lumumba is popular for his Zanu PF inclination and  insulting for...
Acie Lumumba up for $8 000 fraud 13 March 2018 HARARE- VIVA Zimbabwe leader William Mutumanje popularly known as Acie Lumumba is facing charges of stealing $8 000 from a colleague before transferring the money into his wife's bank account, a Harare court heard yesterday. Mutumanje was released on free bail when he appeared before Harare ma...
Of Zanu PF political prostitutes 17 December 2017 HARARE - While ladies of the night put on the right makeup, lashes, musk and dresses to entice clients, their counterparts in the political arena use words, and exaggerated loyalty to charm the mighty and powerful. It sounds like fiction that at her peak, former first lady Grace Mugabe's face ...
My case has been politicised — Lumumba 18 August 2017 HARARE – Former Zanu PF youth leader William Mutumanje, popularly known as Acie Lumumba, has said his presidential insult case is going in circles because it has been politicised. Mutumanje appeared before Harare magistrate Nomsa Sabarauta represented by David Hofisi facing charges of undermin...
State refuses to withdraw Lumumba insult rap 29 July 2017 HARARE - A Harare magistrate yesterday dismissed an application by former Zanu PF youth leader William Mutumanje, popularly known as Acie Lumumba, to have his case of insulting President Robert Mugabe struck off the roll. Mutumanje appeared before Harare magistrate Nomsa Sabarauta facing charg...
State refuses to withdraw charges against Lumumba 13 June 2017 HARARE - The State yesterday indicated that former Zanu PF youth leader William Mutumanje — popularly known as Acie Lumumba — was still going to stand trial even after prosecutors dropped charges of insulting President Robert Mugabe against him in the Constitutional Court (Con-Court). Mutumanj...
Mugabe insult cases crumble 5 June 2017 HARARE - Like a deck of cards, President Robert Mugabe's countless insult cases have over the years collapsed one after the other, with the latest being that of former Zanu PF youth leader William Mutumanje — popularly known as Acie Lumumba. Over the past years, a number of people have been ha...
State withdraws case against Lumumba 25 May 2017 HARARE - Prosecutors yesterday dropped charges of insulting President Robert Mugabe against former Zanu PF youth leader William Mutumanje — popularly known as Acie Lumumba — marking a failure by the State in the high profile case. Judges in the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) had given prosec...
Mugabe too old to commit to anything — Lumumba 7 November 2016 HARARE - Former Zanu PF losing candidate for Hatfield constituency, William Mutumanje — popularly known as Acie Lumumba — said President Robert Mugabe is too old to sign or commit to any agreement on behalf of Zimbabwe. Lumumba — who has since launched his Viva Zimbabwe opposition party —  use...
'Military could be game changers' 22 August 2016 HARARE - Former Zanu PF losing candidate for Hatfield constituency (2013) — Acie Lumumba — has no regrets leaving the party he said sold him the dream which it never lived; the smooth-talking young politician who now leads Viva Zimbabwe, after his fallout with President Robert Mugabe's nephew, Pa...
Lumumba to stand trial for insulting Mugabe 21 August 2016 HARARE - Former Zanu PF youth leader William Mutumanje  — popularly known as Acie Lumumba — will stand trial for insulting President Robert Mugabe after his application for referral of the matter to Constitutional Court (Con-Court) was dismissed. Mutumanje, who appeared before Harare provincia...
'Protests won't change Zanu PF, block bond notes' 14 August 2016 HARARE - The escalating protests that have rocked Zimbabwe will not “change Zanu PF's culture” nor stop government from introducing the controversial bond notes, a former staunch President Robert Mugabe supporter, Acie Lumumba, said. This comes as Zimbabweans have taken to the streets demandin...
Mugabe afraid of dying alone, says Lumumba 13 August 2016 HARARE - Acie Lumumba — real name William Mutumanje — says President Robert Mugabe is not afraid of dying but is “afraid to die alone”. He said 92-year-old Mugabe was “on a suicide path” and described Zanu PF as a group “using terror as a weapon of choice to achieve political means”. “(He i...
Mugabe insult laws fail to bite 7 August 2016 HARARE - If the number of people who have been charged under Section 33 of the Criminal Law is anything to go by then President Robert Mugabe takes offence in anything. Many have been brought to court for either attacking Mugabe's character or well, his physical appearance. Even passing a c...