Articles tagged 'dabengwa'

Mbeki to grace Dabengwa Foundation awards 27 November 2018 HARARE - Former South African president Thabo Mbeki will be the guest of honour at the Dumiso Dabengwa Foundation inaugural awards meant to celebrate the country's unsung liberation war heroes and heroines. The event dubbed “Ihawu Awards” is slated for December 7 at the Zimbabwe International ...
Zipra veterans defiant on VP 23 December 2017 HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa appears to have made up his decision on who will become his deputies but ex Zipra officials — a military wing of Zapu during the liberation struggle — still want to have a say on who should be picked from their side. Former Commander of the Defence Forces ...
Engage grassroots on coalition: Dabengwa 4 February 2017 BULAWAYO - Zapu president Dumiso Dabengwa has said coalition talks should not only involve opposition political parties but the grassroots too saying they were major stakeholders in the whole initiative. During a presentation at a Public Policy Research Institute of Zimbabwe (PPRIZ)-organised ...
Dabengwa calls for 'NTA' to run Zim affairs 31 December 2016 BULAWAYO - Opposition Zapu president Dumiso Dabengwa has proposed the establishment of a non-political National Transitional Authority (NTA) to take over the running of the country from President Robert Mugabe's regime until “fair” elections can be held. In an end-of-year statement to the nati...
Dabengwa tells vets to 'go hang' 17 April 2016 BULAWAYO - As Zimbabwe marks Uhuru tomorrow, Zapu leader Dumiso Dabengwa (pictured) says he does not feel sorry for disgruntled war veterans — many of whom he says have hands “dripping with the blood” of many innocent people. Speaking in an interview with the Daily News on Sunday last week, th...
Independence Day now a farce: Zapu 15 April 2016 BULAWAYO - With economic challenges leaving Zimbabweans hanging by the skin of their teeth, Zapu says the Independence Day on April 18 is no longer worth celebrating as the present Zanu PF regime has turned the country into a heap ruins. In a statement issued ahead of Independence Day celebrat...
Dabengwa retains Zapu presidency 8 December 2015 BULAWAYO - Veteran politician Dumiso Dabengwa shrugged off competition from fellow party presidential aspirants to retain his post as president of Zapu, ahead of the party's congress to be held in the city from December 15 to 17. This emerged from the party's pre-congress provincial conference...
Dabengwa wishes he was dead 27 October 2015 BULAWAYO - So despondent is liberation struggle icon Dumiso Dabengwa with the glaring lack of democracy and its benefits in post-independent Zimbabwe that he now often wishes he was dead, in which event he says he does not want to be buried at the National Heroes Acre. Speaking to the Daily Ne...
Dabengwa attacks renewal team 15 November 2014 BULAWAYO – Zapu president Dumiso Dabengwa has taken a dig at the Sekai Holland-led renewal team whom he accused of building their empire using treacherous means. Dabengwa told journalists at the Bulawayo Press Club on Thursday that the renewal team was a partner negotiating in bad faith. “T...
Mugabe, Tsvangirai, Ncube, Dabengwa enter presidential race 29 June 2013 HARARE - A carnival mood swept the Zimbabwean capital Harare on Friday, with a riot of colours and sounds as four main candidates officially filed their nomination papers at the High Court for the presidential poll. President Robert Mugabe, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, Welshman Ncube, lea...