Articles tagged 'dickson mafios'

'Probe, arrest Mnangagwa' 10 November 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF Mashonaland Central chairperson, Dickson Mafios, has upped the ante against sacked former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa, saying he must be probed for abusing Command Agriculture inputs and grabbing mines. This comes as the province was among the first to recommend Mnangagw...
Tyson regains lost ground 4 September 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF's national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, is regaining lost ground in the ruling party — buoyed by First Lady Grace Mugabe — who threw her full weight behind the Mount Darwin South legislator more than five weeks ago after his nemeses had sharpened their knives over his...
Kasukuwere saga: Mugabe to play balancing act 14 June 2017 HARARE - The ruling Zanu PF party's supreme decision-making organ in between congresses, the politburo, meets in Harare today for another crunch meeting that could end the uncertainty surrounding Saviour Kasukuwere's future as the revolutionary party's national political commissar. The 47-year...
Dark clouds hang over Kasukuwere 2 June 2017 HARARE - Dark clouds are hanging over embattled Zanu PF political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere after Mashonaland Central provincial affairs minister Martin Dinha yesterday ominously warned that his political career was “finished” despite the party having not yet decided on allegations raised agai...
'Time to cut Tyson loose' 26 May 2017 HARARE - As the unrelenting pressure being exerted on under-fire Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere (pictured) continues to mount, angry war veterans say it is time he is “cut loose” to save the ruling party from imploding. Speaking to the Daily News yesterday, voluble war...
Zanu PF politburo meeting postponed 17 May 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF has postponed today's crunch politburo meeting due to President Robert Mugabe's commitments with the visiting King of Lesotho. The party's spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo confirmed the postponement yesterday but said he was not sure when it would be held. “I have been told th...
Crunch time for Mugabe's warring Zanu PF 16 May 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF insiders say President Robert Mugabe is in a catch 22 as the warring ruling party's bigwigs gather in Harare tomorrow for an eagerly-awaited politburo meeting — which is set to deliberate on the political future of embattled national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere. Thi...
Women's league has 'no issue' with Kasukuwere 27 April 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF women's league has said it holds no grudge against the party's beleaguered national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere. The powerful wing, which is led by President Robert Mugabe's influential wife, Grace, has broken ranks with other branches of the fractured Zanu PF party...
Kasukuwere stirs hornet's nest 25 April 2017 HARARE - The family of Chief Chirau yesterday came out guns blazing against Zanu PF political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere's claim that the late traditional leader was a “sellout,” branding it a “false and unprofessional attack” and threatened to sue the embattled Local Government minister for li...
No relief for Kasukuwere 24 April 2017 HARARE - Embattled Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere has suffered another setback in his bid to stave off pressure from his ruling party foes who want to see him sacked from both his party and government  positions. This comes after a meeting which had apparently been cal...
'Kasukuwere fate up to Mugabe's mercy' 21 April 2017 HARARE - Under-fire Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere's fate is now up to President Robert Mugabe's mercy, analysts said yesterday. This comes as the chorus for his ouster is getting louder, as seven provinces have so far demanded his ejection from the ruling party, with ...
Zanu PF renegades cheer Tyson's troubles 20 April 2017 HARARE - Expelled Zanu PF members are rubbing their hands with glee over moves to oust national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere, pictured, who they contend is getting “a taste of his own medicine”. This comes as six provinces have so far passed votes of no confidence in the embattled po...
Tyson hits back 19 April 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere has come out guns blazing saying those who are pushing an agenda to remove him from the party are a faction who regard him as one of the major stumbling blocks in their quest to take over power from President Robert Mugabe before th...
'Only Grace can save Kasukuwere' 19 April 2017 HARARE - Former Zanu PF Mashonaland West and Norton MP Temba Mliswa says only powerful First Lady Grace Mugabe can save the drowning ruling party's national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere. Mliswa, who was expelled from Zanu PF in 2014 and thus is familiar with the bloodletting Zanu PF ...
New twist to Zanu PF war 16 April 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe has apparently ordered all Zanu PF structures to stop the current push to give the bullet to the party's under-fire national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, and his brother Dickson Mafios — who is the party's chairperson in Mashonaland Central. Well-pl...
Deadly violence shakes Zanu PF 16 April 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF's ugly tribal, factional and succession tussles boiled over into deadly violence in Harare yesterday when party supporters from opposing camps turned on each other and against police over embattled national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere. The clashes occurred despite P...
Gamatox fingered in Mash Central war 12 April 2017 HARARE - Embattled acting Zanu PF chairperson for Mashonaland Central Dickson Mafios says party members who recently demonstrated against him and his brother Saviour Kasukuwere included “desperate” followers of former vice president Joice Mujuru. He also told the Daily News yesterday that he w...
'Mugabe wants Kasukuwere out' 6 April 2017 HARARE - Former Mashonaland Central youth leader, Godfrey Tsenengamu, has sensationally claimed that President Robert Mugabe wants under fire national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere  out of the warring ruling Zanu PF. Speaking to the Daily News yesterday, Tsenengamu also said Mugabe wa...
Mugabe frets over factions 4 April 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe has pleaded with warring Zanu PF bigwigs to stop staging demonstrations against each other and ventilating their grievances through State media which he accused of acting like the opposition. Mugabe said this after angry Zanu PF supporters held demonstrations i...
G40, Team Lacoste tuck into each other 28 November 2016 HARARE - Zanu PF's deadly tribal, factional and succession wars are getting more intractable by the day, with the two main party camps going at each other hammer and tongs in Mashonaland Central yesterday. The Daily News learnt last night that angry allies of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa,...
Mnangagwa ally humiliated at a party funeral 7 January 2016 HARARE - It appears as if it never rains but pours for embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's Zanu PF allies, with one of his alleged key lieutenants being roughed up by party youths opposed to the Midlands godfather at a funeral at the weekend. Former Zanu PF Mashonaland Central youth ...
Grace Mugabe heads to Mash Central 13 October 2015 HARARE - Controversial First Lady Grace Mugabe's countrywide rallies take her to the politically-volatile Mashonaland Central this week where she will address party supporters in Rushinga. Zanu PF Mash Central chairman Dickson Mafios confirmed Grace's visit to the home province of former vice ...