Articles tagged 'bindura'

Bindura floats road construction tender 3 October 2018 BINDURA - Bindura Rural District Council is inviting tenders for the construction of a 1,3 kilometre stretch of road. In a notice by the council’s chief executive officer Savie Munoriarwa, the works will be done on the Manhenga-Dengu tarred road. “Tenders are invited from registered compani...
NMB opens branch in Bindura 7 June 2018 HARARE - NMB Bank has opened a sub-branch in Bindura as part of its expansion drive and to bring its services closer to clients. In a notice yesterday, NMB announced it would be spreading its tentacles to Bindura to increase convenience and better access to money for their customers. The su...
Case against Tyson collapses 12 November 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF's national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere, who was facing allegations of setting up parallel structures to dethrone President Robert Mugabe, is now technically off the hook following the dismissal of former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa. Kasukuwere's case had been ...
Tyson regains lost ground 4 September 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF's national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, is regaining lost ground in the ruling party — buoyed by First Lady Grace Mugabe — who threw her full weight behind the Mount Darwin South legislator more than five weeks ago after his nemeses had sharpened their knives over his...
Mugabe neutralising Zanu PF factions 8 August 2017 HARARE - Amid ugly infighting over his succession, President Robert Mugabe is pinning his re-election hopes on the Zanu PF Youth League, which he is using to neutralise bigwigs jostling to succeed him. The shrewd politician, who is going around the country's 10 political provinces to meet the ...
Zanu PF bigwigs face exit 31 July 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF youths have thrown the gauntlet to the ruling party bigwigs saying everyone but President Robert Mugabe will be challenged in the primary elections ahead of next year’s elections. With Mugabe the only one who has been endorsed as Zanu PF candidate for the 2018 elections — his ...
Dark clouds hang over Kasukuwere 2 June 2017 HARARE - Dark clouds are hanging over embattled Zanu PF political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere after Mashonaland Central provincial affairs minister Martin Dinha yesterday ominously warned that his political career was “finished” despite the party having not yet decided on allegations raised agai...
'Time to cut Tyson loose' 26 May 2017 HARARE - As the unrelenting pressure being exerted on under-fire Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere (pictured) continues to mount, angry war veterans say it is time he is “cut loose” to save the ruling party from imploding. Speaking to the Daily News yesterday, voluble war...
Zanu PF politburo meeting postponed 17 May 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF has postponed today's crunch politburo meeting due to President Robert Mugabe's commitments with the visiting King of Lesotho. The party's spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo confirmed the postponement yesterday but said he was not sure when it would be held. “I have been told th...
Crunch time for Mugabe's warring Zanu PF 16 May 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF insiders say President Robert Mugabe is in a catch 22 as the warring ruling party's bigwigs gather in Harare tomorrow for an eagerly-awaited politburo meeting — which is set to deliberate on the political future of embattled national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere. Thi...
High noon for Kasukuwere? 13 May 2017 HARARE - All eyes are on the brawling Zanu PF's next politburo meeting, amid confirmation yesterday that the probe team appointed by President Robert Mugabe to investigate grave allegations against the party's under-fire national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, has completed its work. ...
Fired Chi-Town councillors fight back 11 May 2017 HARARE - Fired Chitungwiza Municipality councillors have argued that their dismissal was illegal, accusing Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere of using an unsanctioned audit report to nail them. Last month, Kasukuwere sacked the town’s 25 councillors after they were implicated in corr...
'Chi-town councillors' suspension unlawful' 1 May 2017 HARARE - Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere's suspension of Chitungwiza councillors is unconstitutional, the Chitungwiza Residents Trust (Chitrest) has said. Last week, Kasukuwere suspended the town's 25 councillors, including the Mayor Phillip Mutoti, over corruption allegations. ...
MDC roasts Kasukuwere 29 April 2017 HARARE - Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC yesterday waded into Zanu PF's ugly factional and succession wars, accusing embattled Local Government minister, Saviour Kasukuwere, of vindictively suspending Chitungwiza town councillors to divert attention from his political woes. MDC spoke...
Zanu PF MPs in Tyson ouster U-turn 29 April 2017 HARARE - Mashonaland (Mash) Central Zanu PF MPs who have been clamouring for national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere’s ouster made a surprise U-turn, leaping to his defence before a President Robert Mugabe-commissioned probe team last week. Mugabe set up the Jacob Mudenda-led team to i...
'Tyson' fires Chitungwiza councillors 28 April 2017 HARARE - Embattled Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere yesterday fired all the 25 Chitungwiza councillors over corruption allegations. MDC organising secretary for Chitungwiza Rangarirai Mutingwende alleged the move was a part of a bigger plot to enable the cornered Zanu PF national p...
Chaos, tension at Tyson inquest 27 April 2017 BINDURA - A deadly cocktail of tension and chaos reigned at yesterday’s Zanu PF Mashonaland Central provincial meeting, as rival factions jockeyed for the attention of a high-level team that was dispatched here to look into grievances against the party’s embattled national political commissar, Sa...
Women's league has 'no issue' with Kasukuwere 27 April 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF women's league has said it holds no grudge against the party's beleaguered national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere. The powerful wing, which is led by President Robert Mugabe's influential wife, Grace, has broken ranks with other branches of the fractured Zanu PF party...
Zanu PF wars changing gear 26 April 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF's deadly but fluid politics is witnessing yet another dramatic realignment of forces, with the warring former liberation movement now said to be courting youth leaders who were expelled two years ago on fuzzy charges of undermining President Robert Mugabe and his powerful wife Gr...
Zanu PF burns as 'chefs' fight 25 April 2017 HARARE - The ugly tribal, factional and succession wars devouring President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu PF have once again reached worrying levels, amid revelations that the party faction opposed to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa succeeding President Robert Mugabe is facing a complete annihila...
Mnangagwa's 'fumigation' rant draws fire 25 April 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's claim that the ruling party is “fumigating” elements bent on weakening it ahead of the 2018 harmonised elections has angered some people who claim that the statement reminds them of the Gukurahundi killings of innocent civilians in the early 1980s. ...
Kasukuwere stirs hornet's nest 25 April 2017 HARARE - The family of Chief Chirau yesterday came out guns blazing against Zanu PF political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere's claim that the late traditional leader was a “sellout,” branding it a “false and unprofessional attack” and threatened to sue the embattled Local Government minister for li...
No relief for Kasukuwere 24 April 2017 HARARE - Embattled Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere has suffered another setback in his bid to stave off pressure from his ruling party foes who want to see him sacked from both his party and government  positions. This comes after a meeting which had apparently been cal...
'Kasukuwere fate up to Mugabe's mercy' 21 April 2017 HARARE - Under-fire Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere's fate is now up to President Robert Mugabe's mercy, analysts said yesterday. This comes as the chorus for his ouster is getting louder, as seven provinces have so far demanded his ejection from the ruling party, with ...
Zanu PF renegades cheer Tyson's troubles 20 April 2017 HARARE - Expelled Zanu PF members are rubbing their hands with glee over moves to oust national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere, pictured, who they contend is getting “a taste of his own medicine”. This comes as six provinces have so far passed votes of no confidence in the embattled po...