Articles tagged 'cabinet'

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.
I'm wearing the right jacket: Tshinga Dube 18 June 2018 BULAWAYO - While the people of Makokoba constituency agree that the incumbent Zanu PF legislator Tshinga Dube has done well, there are others who think he is wearing the wrong political jacket. Bulawayo has always been an opposition MDC stronghold hence no space for the ruling Zanu PF and Dube...
Cabinet sits on Thursday after ED return 9 May 2018 HARARE - Cabinet will sit on Thursday this week just after President Emmerson Mnangagwa returns home from Qatar where he held high-level talks with his counterpart Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani. Chief secretary to the President and Cabinet Misheck Sibanda said the meeting would be held at th...
Cabinet minister's hubby in limbo 4 April 2018 BULAWAYO - A Cabinet minister’s husband’s bid to land the Makokoba constituency has suffered a huge blow after he was dumped by his long-time ally on account of fanning factionalism. Women and Youth Affairs minister Sithembiso Nyoni’s husband, Peter Baka Nyoni, is eyeing the Makokoba constitue...