Articles tagged 'chris mutsvangwa'

War vets want Mutsvangwa out 15 November 2018 HARARE - In a surprising turn of events, some war veterans want to remove their national chairperson — Christopher Mutsvangwa — from office for allegedly undermining President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The no confidence vote, and the subsequent demand to have Mutsvangwa expelled from Zanu PF altoget...
Zanu PF bigwigs suffer shocking defeats in parly polls 2 August 2018 HARARE - Many political bigwigs in President Emmerson Mnangagwa's Zanu PF suffered shocking defeats in the July 30 National Assembly elections even as votes were still being counted. Ministers Chris Mutsvangwa, Patrick Chinamasa, his deputy Terrence Mukupe, ex-War Veterans minister Tshinga Dub...
Mugabe, Mutsvangwa sued for $35m 30 June 2018 HARARE - A former United States Congressman has slapped ousted leader Robert Mugabe and a host of ministers who served in his Cabinet with a $35 million lawsuit over claims he was tortured by intelligence operatives while in police custody. Among those who have been included in the staggering ...
Mnangagwa allies split 12 May 2018 HARARE - The outbreak of fresh fissures in the ruling Zanu PF party has resulted in cracks emerging in the Team Lacoste faction, which campaigned for President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ascendancy to the high-pressure job, giving the 76-year-old politician severe headaches ahead of forthcoming general...
Knives out for Mutsvangwa 11 May 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's advisor Chris Mutsvangwa is fighting attempts to unseat him as leader of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA by opponents emboldened by ructions within the ruling Zanu PF party. Mutsvangwa, who is battling to regain his Nort...
Mutsvangwa blames Mliswa for Norton defeat 5 May 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's advisor Chris Mutsvangwa has blamed Temba Mliswa for his Zanu PF primary election loss in Norton. Mutsvangwa, who was hammered by Langton Mutendereki, alleged Mliswa wanted a weak candidate which he can defeat in the National Assembly polls and also alle...
It's people's vote not army: Mutsvangwa 28 April 2018 HARARE - Special advisor to President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Christopher Mutsvangwa, has said the people not the army will decide Zimbabwe's election winner in the looming 2018 poll. This comes amid concerns that the military — which paved way for Mnangagwa to succeed long-ruling Robert Mugabe ...
'War vets leadership must step down' 3 January 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans' Association (ZNLWVA) must go for a fresh congress to elect a new leadership after the top guns in the association bagged plush jobs in government and the ruling party Zanu PF, analysts have said. Following the inauguration of President Emmers...
War vets want Mugabe challenged at congress 18 October 2017 HARARE - War veterans are set to meet next week in Harare to push that President Robert Mugabe be challenged at the elective Zanu PF congress scheduled for December. The meeting by war veterans — tentatively set for next week Friday — comes amid deepening political tensions, with all Zanu PF p...
War vets threaten court battles 15 October 2017 HARARE - War veterans have declared that they would soon take their grievances to the courts, now that their perceived ally Vice President (VP) Emmerson Mnangagwa is no longer Justice minister. Mnangagwa, who has been under fierce attack from the rival Generation (G40) Zanu PF faction allegedl...
Grace 'cried' in politburo over row with Muchinguri 16 September 2017 HARARE - First Lady Grace Mugabe sobbed in the politburo in 2015 after falling out with former Zanu PF women's league boss Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri, Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) chairperson Chris Mutsvangwa claimed on Wednesday. Mutsvangwa, who has since been ...
'Sekeramayi posing as medical doctor' 13 September 2017 HARARE - War veterans leader Chris Mutsvangwa has accused of Defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi of masquerading as a medical doctor. This comes after first lady Grace Mugabe claimed at a Bindura rally last weekend that President Robert Mugabe summoned the Swedish-trained medical doctor because...
War vets resist Mugabe plan 11 September 2017 HARARE - Leaders of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) have vowed they will go to the ends of the earth to try and stop Zanu PF from its plans to depose them by causing election of a new leadership. This comes as First Lady Grace Mugabe and Defence minister Sydn...
War vets woo Dabengwa 5 September 2017 HARARE - Veterans of Zimbabwe's liberation struggle are courting former Home Affairs minister and Zapu president Dumiso Dabengwa who left Zanu PF a decade ago after growing disillusioned with policies of the former liberation movement. It is not clear what role the war veterans want the decora...
War vets to meet Mugabe again 22 August 2017 HARARE - War veterans are preparing for another meeting with President Robert Mugabe before the end of this year, War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube has said. Speaking to the Daily News yesterday, Dube said they were having provincial meetings with war veterans in all provinces in preparation ...
Fresh bid to impeach Mugabe 12 August 2017 HARARE - Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC party has revived its bid to impeach President Robert Mugabe, this time with the full support of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA), which has since fallen out with the Zanu PF leader, the Daily News can report. Mid this week, th...
I helped Bona Mugabe: Mutsvangwa 12 August 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) chairperson Christopher Mutsvangwa has claimed that he assisted the First Family in facilitating the relocation of Bona Mugabe to Hong Kong after she was deported from Australia. Bona was deported from Australia in 2008 an...
War vets hammer Grace Mugabe 11 August 2017 HARARE - Disgruntled war veterans have escalated their fight with the First Family — this time by poking fun at influential Grace Mugabe — whom they are portraying as a failed mother through T-shirts carrying disparaging messages. The T-shirts are emblazoned with Grace's face and have gone vir...
Caution thrown to the wind in Dema power project 25 July 2017 HARARE - Former War Veterans minister Chris Mutsvangwa has charged that the $250 million Dema Emergency Power Plant was a money-spinning project by the ruling party's G40 faction. Sakunda, owned by Zanu PF benefactor Kuda Tagwirei, partnered President Robert Mugabe's in-law Derrick Chikore, br...
'Mutsvangwa did not attack Mugabe' 18 July 2017 BULAWAYO - War veterans minister Tshinga Dube has defended outspoken former Cabinet minister Christopher Mutsvangwa saying he had nothing to do with the stinging communiqué which offended  President Robert Mugabe last year, adding the  State has failed to identify its authors. Mutsvangwa is th...
Chimene knocked out in Mutsvangwa fight 18 May 2017 HARARE - The High Court yesterday threw out Manicaland provincial governor Mandiitawepi Chimene's application in which she sought the nullification of an order that identified Christopher Mutsvangwa as Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA)'s legitimate leader. Judge Da...
'This is not what we all fought for' 9 May 2017 HARARE - Riled by the country's worsening economic rot, disgruntled war veterans have renewed their attacks on President Robert Mugabe — saying the suffering and chaos now being witnessed in the country is not what they fought for during the liberation struggle. And contrary to recent State me...
War vets 'lure' Mugabe 2 May 2017 HARARE - War veterans have made the first move to try and mend their relations with President Robert Mugabe after they lavished with praise their former patron for his recent speech at the burial of former ex-combatant and Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) assistant director, Zenzo Ntuliki....
'Mugabe will go the Pasuwa way' 24 March 2017 HARARE - Angry war veterans vowed yesterday to engineer President Robert Mugabe's ouster from power “the Kalisto Pasuwa way” in next year's eagerly-anticipated elections if the nonagenarian does not pass the leadership baton to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Addressing hundreds of former f...
Moyo wants to be president: Mutsvangwa 14 March 2017 HARARE - Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo — one of the fiercest critics of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa — is being groomed by the Generation 40 (G40) faction to become the next Zanu PF leader, war veterans' leader Chris Mutsvangwa has claimed. Mutsvangwa, chairperson of the Zimbabw...