Articles tagged 'constantino chiwenga'

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...
Mohadi, Chiwenga now at ED's mercy 7 May 2018 HARARE - Vice presidents Constantino Chiwenga and Kembo Mohadi could have done themselves a disservice by not participating in Zanu PF primary polls held last week as their political careers are now solely at the mercy of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, analysts said yesterday. Chiwenga and Moha...
Chiwenga takes a dig at MDC leader 5 May 2018 HARARE - Vice President Constantino Chiwenga brushed off the main opposition MDC Alliance and its youthful leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday, as ambitious figures promising pie in the sky, in a trademark moment of the ruling party's manifesto launch focused on the old guard's bid for a five-year te...
Mnangagwa wishes ailing Mohadi 'speedy recovery' 5 May 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday wished Vice President Kembo Mohadi  a speedy recovery amid reports he is critically ill in hospital in South Africa. Mohadi and Retired General Constantino Chiwenga were sworn in as vice presidents by Chief Justice Luke Malaba on December 28 in a...
Chiwenga to attend Mukanya gig 28 April 2018 HARARE - Vice President Constantino Chiwenga will be among guests at decorated Chimurenga musician Thomas Mapfumo's Homecoming Bira scheduled for Glamis Arena in the capital tonight. Mapfumo popularly known as Mukanya — his totem — will share the stage with superstar Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi, Su...
Nurses withdraw Chiwenga challenge 27 April 2018 HARARE - Disgruntled nurses have withdrawn an urgent chamber application filed before the High Court seeking to bar government from terminating their contracts of employment. Through their lawyers from Kantor and Immerman law firm, the nurses withdrew the application after the matter had been ...
Mnangagwa, Chiwenga roles conflict 23 April 2018 HARARE - A potential conflict and possibly a constitutional crisis might emerge if President Emmerson Mnangagwa does not deal with overlapping responsibilities between him and his equally powerful deputy, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, analysts warned this week. This followed last week's...
Chiwenga out of order: ZCTU 23 April 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) on Friday railed against Vice President Constantino Chiwenga for firing striking nurses, saying the former commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces was completely out of order and his actions must be condemned in the strongest terms. In a s...
ED, Chiwenga roles conflict 23 April 2018 HARARE - A potential conflict and possibly a constitutional crisis might emerge if President Emmerson Mnangagwa does not deal with overlapping responsibilities between him and his equally powerful deputy, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, analysts warned this week. Read full story in today'...
Govt still to dismiss nurses 20 April 2018 HARARE - The Health Services Board (HSB), which is the appointing authority of practitioners in the public health system, has so far failed to issue termination letters to thousands of nurses relieved of their duties for downing tools. In a statement, the Zimbabwe Nurses Association (Zina) sai...
Zim needs to double agro-production 16 April 2018 HARARE - Vice President Constantino Chiwenga says the country needs to double its agricultural output in order for the country to regain its status as the bread basket of Africa.  Addressing guests at a SeedCo-hosted field day held at President Emmerson Mnangagwa's Pricabe Farm in Kwekwe, Chiw...
Chiwenga mourns Winnie Mandela 6 April 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe’s acting president Constantino Chiwenga yesterday sent his condolences to South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa on the death of stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who died on Monday after a long illness. Madikizela-Mandela died peacefully surrounded by her family following ...
Zim's old, rich guys & their trendy pretty wives 1 April 2018 HARARE - When it comes to love, they say age is just but a number. What was once frowned upon as a bad social practice, is now widely accepted as okay especially among Zimbabwe's powerful and influential men. Infact, it has now  become some sort of a trend: Zimbabwean older men, usually rich o...
Army intervention was illegal 24 March 2018 HARARE - Respected constitutional law expert and University of Zimbabwe lecturer Lovemore Madhuku has said the intervention by the army which culminated in former president Robert Mugabe's resignation last November was illegal in terms of the country's Constitution. Mugabe resigned in November...
'Chiwenga being overly sensitive' 21 March 2018 HARARE - Former Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo has challenged vice president Constantino Chiwenga's $5 million defamation suit against him, saying the words that he said do not amount to insult and that the former army boss is seeking untold riches by making an excessive cla...
Chiwenga back at work 14 March 2018 HARARE - Vice President Constantino Chiwenga got back to work last week on Thursday, a day after he was rushed to hospital, after suffering a dramatic fall at the Zanu PF headquarters - forcing him to cancel his politburo attendance. The 61-year-old was released from a hospital with minor inju...
My hubby just loves my dressing: Marry Chiwenga 12 March 2018 HARARE - A number of people have tried to understand the kind of person vice president Constantino Chiwenga's wife, Marry, is. She has refused to let her newly-acquired status define the way she dresses, and even found nothing amiss with the tattoo on her arm. The second lady, as she is now kn...
Chipanga allowed to tend to farm 9 March 2018 HARARE - Ex-Zanu PF youth leader Kudzanai Chipanga will be allowed to tend to his farm business in Makoni in Manicaland as he waits trial for slandering Vice President Constantino Chiwenga at a press conference last year. Yesterday, Harare magistrate Tilda Mazhande altered bail conditions whic...
VP Chiwenga rushed to hospital 8 March 2018 HARARE - Vice President Constantino Chiwenga was yesterday rushed to hospital after suffering a dramatic fall at the Zanu PF headquarters — forcing him to cancel his politburo attendance. The 61-year-old tripped and fell and badly hurt his hand just after arriving for yesterday's conclave, who...
Chiwenga rushed to hospital 8 March 2018 HARARE - Vice President Constantino Chiwenga was yesterday rushed to hospital after suffering a dramatic fall at the Zanu PF headquarters — forcing him to cancel his politburo attendance. Read full story in today's paper. [Adz]
Mugabe fights back 6 March 2018 HARARE - Ousted former president Robert Mugabe has thrown his full weight behind the New Patriotic Front (NPF), led in the interim by retired brigadier general Ambrose Mutinhiri, in what is likely to split the ruling party vote at the forthcoming polls, the Daily News can report. Read full sto...
Zanu PF crafts poll manifesto 9 February 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF bigwigs spent the better part of yesterday cracking heads as they brainstormed over an election manifesto for the upcoming general election. The crafting of the manifesto headlined yesterday's politburo meeting's three agenda items, which also included discussions over the par...
Senior CIO's fired 2 February 2018 HARARE - The Daily News can report that senior secret service operatives who were put on one-year renewable contracts after reaching their retirement age have now been released from the CIO. Reports also suggest that there are some senior officers whose employment contracts were terminated as ...
Ruling on Chipanga bail conditions variation today 1 February 2018 HARARE - Harare magistrate Rumbidzayi Mugwagwa will today make a determination on ex-Zanu PF youth leader Kudzanai Chipanga's application to have his bail conditions relaxed to allow him to attend to his farm business in Makoni in Manicaland. Chipanga is being charged with publishing falsehood...