Articles tagged 'chris mushowe'

Mnangagwa skips to China 11 November 2017 HARARE - Former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa is now holed up in China after fleeing his home country within hours of being given the boot by his long-time ally, President Robert Mugabe. The Daily News can report that the 75-year-old politician, who was once tipped to succeed the incumbent...
Mnangagwa threats rattle Mugabe 10 November 2017 HARARE - Following exiled former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's chilling threats that he would be back in the country in a few weeks' time to grab power from President Robert Mugabe, the Zanu PF government says it has put its security systems on high alert to thwart any rebellion. Mnangag...
Tsvangirai opens door for fired ED 10 November 2017 HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai is keeping his options open in the wake of former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's dismissal from Zanu PF and government by keeping the door wide open for a possible alliance with the 75-year-old ex-guerrilla fighter. In an interview with Sabc on Wednes...
ED flees into exile 9 November 2017 HARARE - Former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has fled into self-imposed exile — vowing to come back and dislodge President Robert Mugabe from power, and also angrily accusing the long-ruling Zimbabwean leader of destroying and running the country like his private property. Mnangagwa, who ...
Mugabe mauls ED 9 November 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe yesterday accused his longtime aide and former deputy — Emmerson Mnangagwa of consulting prophets to succeed him — claiming that when matters came to a head last week, he thought their long-standing relationship would save him from expulsion. Mugabe was address...
ED pressured to join opposition 9 November 2017 HARARE - Former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa is under pressure from his allies and Zanu PF's rivals to join the ranks of opposition politics. Mnangagwa was sacked from government on Monday for “disloyalty, undermining presidential authority, fanning factionalism and plotting to unseat a s...
Mnangagwa flees into exile 9 November 2017 HARARE - Former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has fled into self-imposed exile — vowing to come back and dislodge President Robert Mugabe from power, and also angrily accusing the long-ruling Zimbabwean leader of destroying and running the country like his private property. Mnangagwa, who ...
Mnangagwa blocked from leaving Zim 8 November 2017 HARARE - Former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa was subjected to a thorough security search yesterday before he was stopped from leaving Zimbabwe for the Mozambican port city of Beira by police manning the Forbes Border Post in Mutare. Apart from blocking Mnangagwa from leaving Zimbabwe for ...
VP Mnangagwa fired 7 November 2017 HARARE - Emmerson Mnangagwa has been fired from his position, a month before he could celebrate his third anniversary as vice president of the Republic. Breaking the news of Mnangagwa's sacking, minister of Media, Information and Broadcasting Services Simon Khaya Moyo said President Robert Mug...
ED's allies vanquished 7 November 2017 HARARE - Several allies of former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa have been fired by their respective provinces, with the decision now awaiting ratification by the Zanu PF politburo. There was a complete whitewash of Mnangagwa's acolytes in Manicaland, where a provincial coordinating committ...
'Threats against social media unlawful' 2 October 2017 HARARE - Misa-Zimbabwe is disquieted by the string of threats that have recently been issued against the use of social media by citizens. This follows a series of threats by ministers Patrick Chinamasa, Mike Bimha and Chris Mushowe to tighten control over use of social media amid claims that t...
Govt under fire over community radio licensing 17 July 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Association of Community Radio Stations (Zacras) — a non-profit organisation — operating a national campaign to get more non-commercial radio stations approved, is seeing its dream getting dashed. The non-profit organisation and other press freedom groups seeking to diversify...
Mushohwe denies owning three farms 2 November 2016 INFORMATION minister Christopher Mushohwe, who denies owning three farms, says a government-backed housing scheme offers hope to thousands of jobless youths who are clamouring for land to develop their own houses to own homes. Mushohwe spoke to the Daily News yesterday as both the government a...
People just expressing themselves minister... 19 August 2016 EDITOR — I write to reply to Information  minister Chris Mushohwe's letter, “Don't abuse social media,” published in your edition yesterday. Firstly, being a Zimbabwean and living in this nation I have noted over the years Zanu PF's abuse of all State media in order to perpetuate its  strangle...
Free the airwaves 2 August 2016 HARARE - It is saddening indeed that in this day and age authorities in Zimbabwe are reluctant to accept diversity and offer more radio and television licences. It is rather nauseating that modicum media reforms that the government of Zimbabwe agreed to implement have thus far been implemented...
Mushohwe fumbles 14 January 2016 HARARE - It is one thing for discredited lickspittle State media such as the Herald and the Chronicle to persistently attack the Daily News, as they crassly do on a daily basis. After all, what else can these willing propaganda mouthpieces write about in a failing state that won't offend their...
Mushohwe calls for balanced reporting 10 December 2015 HARARE - Information minister Chris Mushohwe yesterday cautioned the media against negative reporting targeted at President Robert Mugabe, his wife Grace and the country's two vice presidents. Addressing journalists in Harare yesterday, Mushohwe said the media risked attracting counter action ...
Mushowe lost in wilderness 28 December 2014 HARARE - Mixed signals and confusing statements are not what Zimbabwe as a country and economy need right now, considering this is what has led us to where we are right now — a collapsing economy. What we desperately need at the moment as a nation is some form of direction and stability, which...
Mushowe warns firms mining in Marange 15 May 2013 MUTARE - Manicaland provincial governor Christopher Mushowe has warned that the failure by firms mining in Marange to empower local communities will backfire. Mushowe was speaking at a ministry of Mines and Minerals Development policy draft workshop held in Mutare. He warned the diamond mining fi...
Mushowe appeals to Mugabe, Mujuru 19 April 2013 MUTARE - Manicaland provincial governor Chris Mushowe has appealed to President Robert Mugabe and Vice President Joice Mujuru to quickly intervene in the political squabbles bedevilling the party in the eastern province. Mushowe, speaking on the sidelines of the 33rd independence celebrations at ...