Articles tagged 'acie lumumba'

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...
Magistrate blasts Lumumba 3 August 2016 HARARE - Harare provincial magistrate Vakayi Chikwekwe yesterday blasted former Zanu PF youth leader William Mutumanje — also known as Acie Lumumba — and told him to “put his house in order” after he brought a third different lawyer to represent him yesterday. Last week, Mutumanje — who recent...
Mugabe breeding terror: Lumumba 31 July 2016 BULAWAYO - Former Zanu PF youth leader Acie Lumumba has accused President Robert Mugabe of  breeding terrorism after he was attacked by Zanu PF yobs in Bulawayo on Friday. Lumumba was due to hold a meeting with youths drawn from different associations in the city but was forced to abandon the ...
Lumumba hires Chamisa 27 July 2016 HARARE - In a new twist to Acie Lumumba's case of insulting President Robert Mugabe, the former Zanu PF youth leader appeared in court yesterday represented by MDC's newly-appointed vice president — Nelson Chamisa. Lumumba, whose real name is William Gerald Mutumanje, is facing charges of unde...
Confront me, Lumumba tells Mugabe 23 July 2016 HARARE - Former Zanu PF youth leader and Viva Zimbabwe president Acie Lumumba yesterday tore into President Robert Mugabe in court, challenging the nonagenarian leader to personally confront him over utterances that he made recently which attracted ''insult'' charges. Lumumba, whose real name ...
Lumumba prosecution goes ahead 19 July 2016 HARARE - Viva Zimbabwe president and former Zanu PF youth leader William Gerald Mutumanje aka Acie Lumumba’s argument that the courts had no right to prosecute him for insulting President Robert Mugabe because the prosecutor-general had not personally authorised the proceedings was thrown out yes...
Lumumba challenges placement on remand 16 July 2016 HARARE - Viva Zimbabwe president and former Zanu PF youth leader Lumumba William Gerald Mutumanje, aka Acie Lumumba, yesterday challenged his placement on remand in a case he is accused of insulting President Robert Mugabe. Lumumba is facing charges of undermining the authority and insulting t...
Lumumba gets conditional bail 12 July 2016 HARARE - Viva Zimbabwe leader and former Zanu PF youth leader Lumumba William Gerald Mutumanje, also known as Acie Lumumba, was yesterday freed on conditional bail by the Harare Magistrates' Court on forgery and fraud charges. Lumumba, 28, is jointly charged with his personal assistant Tondera...