Articles tagged 'arthur mutambara'

Mnangagwa's vision shallow: Mutambara 19 March 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's former deputy prime minister, Arthur Mutambara, last week slammed newly-installed President Emmerson Mnangagwa, saying his national vision lacked depth and substance. The robotics professor and Oxford scholar even went on to declare on Twitter that there is no new dispensat...
Mutambara proposes road-map for elections 8 December 2017 HARARE - Former deputy prime Minister Arthur Mutambara, pictured, has drawn up a proposed road-map for elections in Zimbabwe, amid high tension between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the opposition. There had been some expectation that Mnangagwa would bring in figures from outside Zanu PF, f...
Mutambara calls for free and fair poll 29 November 2017 HARARE - With the forced resignation of former president Robert Mugabe, the citizens of Zimbabwe have a unique opportunity to break with the past and create a stable, peaceful, democratic, prosperous and globally competitive nation, former deputy prime minister Arthur Mutambara has said. A for...
EASTERN NEWS | Corruption syndicate bleeds Mutare 13 July 2017 MUTARE - Crocked senior council employees are operating syndicates that are siphoning millions of dollars from the cash-strapped council, in one of the most elaborate schemes to emerge from the municipality, which is struggling to provide basic services to its residents. The Eastern News can e...
'Stop pulling down local businessmen' 17 October 2016 HARARE - Flamboyant businessman, Philip Chiyangwa, has accused the government of mismanaging the country's economy after it hounded out of Zimbabwe some of the nation's most high-profile businesspeople. Chiyangwa, who addressed students at an entrepreneurial programme in Harare at the weekend,...
Mutambara files $1m defamation suit against TN 1 April 2014 HARARE - Former Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara has filed a $1 million defamation lawsuit against furniture company TN Harlequin Limited which accused him of failing to pay $87 000 for furniture. In papers filed in the High Court through his lawyers Matsikidze and Mucheche legal practit...
Mutambara mum on future 6 November 2013 HARARE - Former deputy prime minister Arthur Mutambara has declined to state his next move following the expiry of the government of national unity. “Why do you want to know what I am doing and where I am?” Mutambara said in a telephone interview last week. “I am a very busy man and I don't ha...
Mutambara withdraws leadership wrangle petition 28 August 2013 HARARE - Former Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara's allies have withdrawn a Supreme Court appeal, which sought to nullify the party's 2011 congress that saw Welshman Ncube elected president of the breakaway MDC formation. Jobert Mudzumwe, chairperson of an MDC faction headed by Mutambara,...
Party refutes Mutambara's alleged ouster 24 June 2013 HARARE - Breakaway MDC faction has described Arthur Mutambara s alleged ouster from the party s helm as a monumental dream . In a statement, the party s secretary general Maxwell Zimuto said the robotics professor was still the leader of the party. MDC-M wished to categorically state that contrar...
'Mutambara not with us' 23 June 2013 HARARE - Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai says deputy PM Arthur Mutambara can no longer consider himself a principal in the coalition government, as the guarantors to the Global Political Agreement (GPA) Sadc has discarded him. Tsvangirai forged a formidable alliance with Industry minister Welshm...
Mutambara calls for protectionism 30 April 2013 HARARE - Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara says Zimbabwe should embrace protectionism to facilitate revival of the country s ailing industry. In order to effectively pursue value addition, Zimbabweans must initially adopt a value system that embraces smart and innovative protectionism, he sa...
Mutambara kicks out German envoy 24 January 2013 HARARE - Deputy Premier Arthur Mutambara ejected German ambassador to Zimbabwe Hans Gunter Gnodkte from his office last week, after he protested the seizure of Save Valley Conservancies protected under bilateral agreements. Gnodkte confirmed to the Daily News that Mutambara had abruptly terminate...
Mutambara denies abandoning villagers 3 November 2012 HARARE - Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara has rubbished reports that his committee has failed to compensate more than 1 200 villagers displaced by Zanu PF ally and businessman Billy Rautenbach. Mutambara is heading the government inter-ministerial taskforce established to resolve problems f...
Election talk crippled unity govt 27 October 2012 HARARE - It was not so long into the inclusive government that its adversaries and at least those who seem to have lost it started agitating for a do-or-die election. This election talk is militating against the performance of the inclusive government. This in turn affected the performance of the...
Ministers useless, says Ncube 22 October 2012 BULAWAYO - Leader of the smaller MDC faction by legislative representation, Welshman Ncube, says most ministers in the coalition government are defying Cabinet decisions, preferring to listen to their political parties instead. Addressing a Bulawayo civic society meeting to discuss constitution m...
Another blow for Mutambara 18 October 2012 HARARE - Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara s waning political career has suffered another dent after he was snubbed by the Constitution Select Committee (Copac). Mutambara, despite claiming to head a faction of the MDC, will not be allowed near the podium where leaders of political parties w...
'Mutambara an annoyance' 1 September 2012 GWERU - Welshman Ncube, president of the MDC says Arthur Mutambara is clinging to power through Zanu PF support. Ncube said this while addressing journalists on Thursday on the sidelines of a donation he made to Ntabeni Clinic in Zhombe. Ncube described Mutambara as irritant, an annoyance. Mutamb...