Articles tagged 'chipanga'

Chombo, Chipanga further remanded 23 October 2018 HARARE - A Harare magistrate yesterday further remanded former Zanu PF bigwigs Ignatius Chombo, Kudzanai Chipanga, Matthew Muleya and Munyaradzi Hamandishe who are accused of wearing regalia associated with the party after their expulsion. Magistrate Hosea Mujaya remanded the matter to Novembe...
Court stops Chipanga eviction from farm 21 June 2018 HARARE - The High Court has barred Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Monica Mutsvangwa from evicting former Zanu PF youth leader Kudzanai Chipanga from his Headlands farm. This comes after Chipanga through his lawyer Lovemore Madhuku filed an urgent chamber application accusing Mutsvangwa...
Chombo, Chipanga denied bail 28 November 2017 HARARE - Former Finance minister Ignatius Chombo was denied bail yesterday with Harare provincial magistrate, Elisha Singano, ruling that the embattled politician was a flight risk. Chombo is facing charges of criminal abuse of office, contravening the Prevention of Corruption Act and fraud. ...
Lawyers call for release of political prisoners 23 November 2017 HARARE - Human rights defenders yesterday called on Zimbabwe's new Emmerson Mnangagwa-led government to release political prisoners, respect freedom of expression and freedom of assembly. This comes after Robert Mugabe, who had led Zimbabwe as president from 1987, stepped down on Tuesday under...
Be wary of being used by politicians 23 November 2017 HARARE - Events of the past few days have shown how important it is for Zimbabweans to guard against being used by politicians for their own selfish gains. Former president Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace, is one individual who enjoyed having people making a beeline to attend her rallies while gov...
Anxious Zimbos find humour in political crisis 18 November 2017 HARARE - Zimbabweans — anxiously awaiting the outcome of the talks between President Robert Mugabe and the army — have found humour in the unfolding political drama in the country. Finding banter in everything is how the long-suffering citizens have been getting through every crisis — hunger, ...
Special Congress: Zanu PF youths backing Grace 21 October 2017 HARARE - One of the three critical wings of the ruling party — the Zanu PF youth league — threw down the gauntlet yesterday, declaring its undying support for First Lady Grace Mugabe to take over the vice presidency from Emmerson Mnangagwa, whom it described as a cancer, eating away the revolutio...
Chipanga regrets Gushungo song 21 October 2017 HARARE - Controversial sungura artiste Hosiah Chipanga says he regrets releasing the song Gushungo as it failed to open the doors for him to meet President Robert Mugabe. In the song released in 2006, Chipanga absolved Mugabe of graft and instead blamed the rot afflicting the country on his Ca...
Jockeying for Kasukuwere's post 20 June 2017 HARARE – A battle for the position of national political commissar has ensued in Zanu PF even though the party is still to take a position on the incumbent, Saviour Kasukuwere, whose future hangs in the balance owing to a slew of allegations levelled against him. For several months now, Kasuku...
Mugabe turns to youths in re-election bid 11 June 2017 HARARE - He might be old and increasingly frail, slow and stuttering, but there is no doubt that in Zanu PF, President Robert Mugabe is still the glue that holds, albeit loosely, the fragmented party together. Judging by the sea of people who flocked to his youth rally in Marondera last weeken...
Zanu PF youths slam Barclays deal 3 June 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF youth league leader Kudzanai Chipanga has expressed disappointment in the acquisition of Barclays Bank Zimbabwe (BBZ) by a foreign bank, questioning government's sincerity in empowering locals. BBZ was this week acquired by a Malawian financial institution — First Merchant (FM...
Grace slams Marondera council 3 June 2017 HARARE - First  Lady Grace Mugabe and Zanu PF youth league leader Kudzanai Chipanga yesterday castigated Marondera council for fixing potholed roads only because President Robert Mugabe was holding a rally in the town. Speaking at the Zanu PF youth rally in Marondera, Grace said rehabilitation...
Moyo corruption storm intensifies 11 October 2016 HARARE - Zanu PF's brutal tribal, factional and succession wars escalated yesterday when the party's youth league waded into the graft storm surrounding Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo (pictured) — launching a fierce attack on the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc), the ministry o...
VP camp falls further behind 5 September 2016 HARARE - In a development that spells more bad news for the Zanu PF faction rallying behind Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, President Robert Mugabe last night unilaterally installed Kudzanai Chipanga as the new leader of the party's key youth league structure. The surprising pronouncement f...
Chipanga dedicates song to General Mujuru 9 June 2016 MUTARE - Controversial but insightful sungura maestro Hosiah Chipanga has released a new album dedicated to the late army commander General Solomon Mujuru, who died in a mysterious fire at his Beatrice farm in 2011. The CD, emblazoned with the late national hero's face, is a special dedication...
Court savages Zanu PF youth league boss 9 June 2016 HARARE - Zanu PF politburo member Kudzanai Chipanga has been savaged for wantonly stalling court processes by allegedly ducking investigators and paying more regard to his “political business”. Chipanga is a star witness in a case in which Godfrey Tsenengamu, 33, Godwin Gomwe, 37, and Vengai M...
Mugabe will rule from grave: Wife 26 May 2016 HARARE - Powerful First Lady Grace Mugabe yesterday stunned Zanu PF supporters — mainly those loyal to embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa — who gathered in Harare yesterday when she told them that President Robert Mugabe would rule Zimbabwe from the grave. Grace's zinger, together wit...
I didn't rig election — Chipanga 15 August 2014 HARARE - Kudzanai Chipanga, the newly-elected deputy secretary for Zanu PF Youth League, has refuted allegations that he rigged his way to power, insisting he won in a free and fair contest. Chipanga, who is Makoni West legislator, defeated Tongai Kasukuwere in last week’s poll for one of the ...