Articles tagged 'constantino chiwenga'

Marry Chiwenga pours heart out 21 October 2018 HARARE - The ex-model wife of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has spoken out about her bandaged hands and a harrowing story of an explosion that rocked a Zanu PF rally at White City Stadium in Bulawayo that could have ended in her being amputated. In an interview at her Harare home, Marry ...
Man jailed for crashing into Chiwenga motorcade 18 October 2018 HARARE - An unlicensed kombi driver has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for crashing into Vice President Constantino Chiwenga's motorcade. Silent Hungwe, 30, was yesterday jailed by Harare Magistrate Barbra Mateku who also banned him for life from driving Class One vehicles. Mateku in...
Prophet claims witchcraft is behind Chiwenga illness 16 October 2018 HARARE - A prominent South African prophet, Alph Lukau says witchcraft is behind the deteriorating health of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, raising fears that the Zanu PF infighting might have taken a new twist. Lukau made the prophecy at his Sandton church Alleluia Ministries Internatio...
Chiwenga, Moyo hospitalised in SA 15 October 2018 HARARE - Vice President Constantino Chiwenga and Foreign Affairs minister Sibusiso Moyo are admitted at top South African hospitals where they are said to be in bad shape, the Daily News is reliably informed. The two highly-trained former military men were the face of the November 2017 army op...
VP Chiwenga, SB Moyo hospitalised in SA 15 October 2018 HARARE - Vice President Constantino Chiwenga and Foreign Affairs minister Sibusiso Moyo are admitted at top South African hospitals where they are said to be in bad shape, the Daily News is reliably informed. [Adz] [GoogleAd]
Chiwenga taken to hospital 4 October 2018 HARARE - Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, is apparently admitted at a private hospital in Harare — where he is being treated for a yet-to-be-disclosed ailment — the Daily News was told last night. This comes as sources also said yesterday that affable Foreign Affairs and International Trad...
Mnangagwa keeps Chiwenga in check 12 September 2018 HARARE - The new Cabinet announced by President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday last week significantly dilutes Vice President Constantino Chiwenga's influence in the security sector, the Daily News can report. In the previous Cabinet which presided over the country's affairs between November 201...
ED keeps Chiwenga in check 12 September 2018 HARARE -The new Cabinet announced by President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday last week significantly dilutes Vice President Constantino Chiwenga's influence in the security sector, the Daily News can report.
VP appointments dash hopes 31 August 2018 HARARE - The reappointment of Kembo Mohadi and Constantino Chiwenga as vice presidents has been met with criticism with analysts saying President Emmerson Mnangagwa missed an opportunity to do things differently from his predecessor. Many had hoped that Mnangagwa, who won the July 30 vote with...
Man in trouble for hitting Chiwenga's motorcade 28 August 2018 HARARE - An unlicensed kombi driver is in a fix after reportedly hitting a car that was part of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga's motorcade last Friday. Silent Hungwe appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzayi Mugwagwa charged with contravening the Road Traffic Act by driving without a l...
Chiwenga blasts 'unfortunate' renewed US sanctions on Zim 13 August 2018 HARARE - Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has branded as “unfortunate” renewed US sanctions against Zimbabwe after last month's elections were marred by a deadly crackdown against the opposition and the use of disproportionate force violence by security forces that claimed at least six lives. ...
Chiwenga on Biti assassination claims 2 August 2018 HARARE - Vice President Constantino Chiwenga yesterday angrily rejected an MDC Alliance allegation that he was plotting to assassinate presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa and his alliance partner Tendai Biti, dismissing the allegations as hallucinations of a man high on weed. This comes afte...
Chiwenga recounts role he played in ED's escape 16 July 2018 HARARE - Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has said he arranged for the escape of then vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa in the wake of his abrupt removal from the post by fallen despot Robert Mugabe. Speaking for the first time about the behind-the-scenes manoeuvres that enabled Mnangagwa t...
Army in a fix over elections 6 July 2018 HARARE - The top leadership of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) appears torn between the old and new order after they dodged a crucial press briefing convened in Harare on Wednesday to allay fears that the army may not accept a Zanu PF defeat at the forthcoming polls. [Adz]
Army to review ED's security 5 July 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's close protection will be drastically tightened following a botched "attempted assassination" of the head of State at a rally in Bulawayo, the Zimbabwe Defence Forces has said. This comes as it emerges Mnangagwa's protection was so defective that it dange...
Chiwenga under fire over 'reckless' talk 4 July 2018 HARARE - Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, has come under heavy criticism for advising residents not to pay for services they do not receive. In the heat of electioneering, Chiwenga told Zanu PF supporters in Hatcliffe recently that local authorities should stop the collection of rates from...
New twist to bomb attack 3 July 2018 HARARE - In an interesting turn of events, and as concerns grow over the security of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, war veterans are putting pressure on Vice President Constantino Chiwenga — who is in charge of the country's security cluster — to do more to protect both VIPs and ordinary Zimbabwea...
New twist to Bulawayo bomb attack 3 July 2018 HARARE - In an interesting turn of events, and as concerns grow over the security of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, war veterans are putting pressure on Vice President Constantino Chiwenga — who is in charge of the country's security cluster — to do more to protect both VIPs and ordinary Zimbabwea...
Mnangagwa survives bomb blast 24 June 2018 BULAWAYO - An explosion rocked a star rally addressed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday, in a surprise development that is set to rattle an otherwise peaceful election campaign — the most peaceful the country has ever had since the 1960s. Mnangagwa's campaign team has called the incide...
Con-Court asked to rule on legitimacy of 'coup' 6 June 2018 HARARE - A civil society activist Bongani Nyathi has approached the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) challenging the army's intervention last November, which led to former president Robert Mugabe's resignation. The army led an exercise code-named Operation Restore Legacy that ousted 94-year-ol...
From guns to politics: Chiwenga's story 4 June 2018 HARARE - Dressed in camouflage, a black beret and with his epaulettes all over his attire, the then commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) Constantino Chiwenga was stern, stiff and looked stressed on a warm afternoon last November. He waved the country's Constitution, and warned that t...
Chiwenga speaks on 'Bhora Musango' 30 May 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF is losing sleep over threats by some of its members to vote for the opposition in the forthcoming elections. This follows contested primary elections that have left the ruling party on the edge. Speaking on the first day of a healing and reconciliation workshop in Harare, V...
Ndlukula spills the beans 26 May 2018 HARARE - Deputy chief secretary in the President's Office Ray Ndlukula let the cat out the bag on Thursday after he openly told a court that they illegally granted a lucrative contract to the wife of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga. It emerged in court during cross-examination that Marry C...
Sikhala blasts Chiwenga 15 May 2018 HARARE - Aspiring MDC Member of Parliament for Zengeza West Job Sikhala has described Vice President Constantino Chiwenga as being part of the ruling Zanu PF elite which has been taking Zimbabweans for a ride for the past 38 years. This was after Chiwenga brushed off the MDC Alliance and its y...
Chiwenga denies lightening skin tone 9 May 2018 HARARE - Acting President Constantino Chiwenga yesterday denied using bleaches to lighten his skin tone. Speaking publicly for the first time at the burial of his late sister Margaret Machekabuwe at Machekabuwe farm yesterday, Chiwenga claimed he had contracted a sickness during Operation Rest...