Articles tagged 'cabinet'

Cabinet approves new cyber bill 19 January 2019 HARARE - With Zimbabwe's Internet  shutdown still partly in place, the Information minister says that the government has crafted a new law to curb abuse of the Internet . Zimbabweans were left without Internet  for nearly 30 hours this week and the authorities have kept a block on social netwo...
Cabinet fails to sit 10 January 2019 HARARE - Cabinet failed to sit on Tuesday despite the fact that President Emmerson Mnangagwa had to cut short his annual leave to attend to a crippling strike by doctors in public hospitals. Cabinet is still to meet this year. Even though Mnangagwa had to abruptly end his vacation, Vice Pre...
Ministers fail 2018 ratings 1 January 2019 HARARE - As Zimbabweans waved goodbye to 2018 yesterday, and awaited with much trepidation the dawn of the new year, in the light of the country's deepening economic woes, the Daily News — as per its rich annual tradition — rated President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Cabinet ministers' performance...
ED, Chamisa plan collapses 26 September 2018 HARARE - Prospects for dialogue between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa now hang by the thread in spite of attempts by western power brokers to get them to smoke a peace pipe, the Daily News can report. Mnangagwa is presently under pressure to strike a deal ...
ED fortifies his political power 20 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa moved to consolidate his power yesterday when he appointed his longtime confidante and loyalist Owen “Mudha” Ncube as the country's new State Security minister. He also appointed new and reassigned permanent secretaries. In so doing, Mnangagwa completed...
Govt must deliver 16 September 2018 HARARE - The scepticism we have seen around since the entry of President Emmerson Mnangagwa into the country's top political post has been a product of lessons from Zimbabwe's history. The people are tired and they have endured enough in the past four decades or so.  The current cash shortages...
Shake-up in government 13 September 2018 HARARE - A root and branch shake-up looms in government as President Emmerson Mnangagwa, continues to take bold steps to boost public and investor confidence in his administration, while also consolidating his hold on power. The Daily News is reliably informed that the dreaded axe is hovering ...
ED targets perm secs 13 September 2018 HARARE - A root and branch shake-up looms in government as President Emmerson Mnangagwa, continues to take bold steps to boost public and investor confidence in his administration, while also consolidating his hold on power.
New ministers pledge drastic changes 11 September 2018 HARARE - Ministers that form part of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's Cabinet yesterday pledged to hit the ground running and transform the way of doing business in their respective portfolios after being sworn-in at State House yesterday. Mnangagwa yesterday swore-in 20 Cabinet ministers togeth...
Mnangagwa flexes political muscle 10 September 2018 HARARE - Political analysts say President Emmerson Mnangagwa's new Cabinet — in which he dumped both friends and foes alike on Friday last week — demonstrates that he is determined to reset the government's compass, as his administration battles to turnaround Zimbabwe's ailing economy. This co...
ED flexes political muscle 10 September 2018 HARARE - Political analysts say President Emmerson Mnangagwa's new Cabinet — in which he dumped both friends and foes alike on Friday last week — demonstrates that he is determined to reset the government's compass, as his administration battles to turnaround Zimbabwe's ailing economy. [Adz] ...
ED new Cabinet raises Zim hopes 9 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's new Cabinet has raised fresh hopes among long-suffering Zimbabweans that his administration could finally end the misery and despondency that characterised life under former leader Robert Mugabe's decades of ruinous rule. At the same time, business leade...
Chamisa rejects ED's Cabinet 9 September 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has rejected President Emmerson Mnangagwa's newly-assembled Cabinet which has been warmly received by a large cross-section of Zimbabweans, including some of the youthful opposition leader's supporters. This comes as former leader Robert Mugabe and o...
President Mnangagwa's new Cabinet raises Zim hopes 9 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's new Cabinet has raised fresh hopes among long-suffering Zimbabweans that his administration could finally end the misery and despondency that characterised life under former leader Robert Mugabe's decades of ruinous rule. [Adz] [GoogleAd]
ED dumps deadwood 8 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday wielded the axe sharply, dumping much of the deadwood that had for decades been part of the team of ''permanent members'' in former leader Robert Mugabe's Cabinet line-up. And in yet more pleasant surprises, a bold Mnangagwa also significantly re...
Hope as ED swings axe 8 September 2018 HARARE - Cabinet appointments anywhere in the world are by their nature highly-contested and emotive affairs — because virtually all politicians think they are Cabinet material, while ordinary citizens harbour different criteria with regards to the ideal qualities for such appointments. On tha...
President Mnangagwa dumps deadwood as he reduces ministerial portfolios 8 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday wielded the axe sharply, dumping much of the deadwood that had for decades been part of the team of "permanent members" in former leader Robert Mugabe's Cabinet line-up. [Adz] [GoogleAd]
Do we need deputy ministers? 5 September 2018 HARARE - There is consensus among Zimbabweans that the improvement in the country's economic fortunes will hinge on the Cabinet to be appointed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa. We agree with Zimbabweans from various sectors and from the ruling Zanu PF party itself who believe that only a youth...
ED to dump old ministers 4 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to retire long-serving Cabinet ministers and deploy them at Zanu PF headquarters — as he comes under growing pressure to dump the deadwood that worked for decades with ousted former leader Robert Mugabe. At the same time, the Daily News has reliably...
Mnangagwa to dump old ministers 4 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to retire long-serving Cabinet ministers and deploy them at Zanu PF headquarters — as he comes under growing pressure to dump the deadwood that worked for decades with ousted former leader Robert Mugabe. [Adz] [GoogleAd]
Nelson Chamisa stalls Mnangagwa's Cabinet 3 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa, has delayed announcing his Cabinet to give talks with youthful MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa a chance, highly-placed sources told the Daily News yesterday. Zimbabwe has been without a Cabinet since August 26, when Mnangagwa took oath of office after ...
Artists lobby for stand-alone ministry 2 September 2018 HARARE - As Zimbabwe waits patiently for President Emmerson Mnangagwa to announce his new Cabinet, artists are hoping that there will be a stand-alone ministry for the arts sector. The artists are advocating that the president picks his Arts minister from the musicians who have joined Parliame...
Cabinet appointments: ED running out of time 30 August 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is under pressure to appoint his Cabinet ahead of his trip to the Far East on Friday where he is scheduled to attend the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). Since his inauguration four days ago, the country has effectively been...
Scramble for Cabinet posts 28 August 2018 HARARE - Jostling for Cabinet posts has reached fever pitch, as pressure mounts on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to appoint a young, dynamic and small Cabinet capable of breathing fresh life into the country's comatose economy. Mnangagwa, who took oath of office on Sunday — ending the uncertain...
Old guard scramble for Cabinet posts 28 August 2018 HARARE - Jostling for Cabinet posts has reached fever pitch, as pressure mounts on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to appoint a young, dynamic and small Cabinet capable of breathing fresh life into the country's comatose economy.