Articles tagged 'elias musakwa'

Artists lobby for stand-alone ministry 2 September 2018 HARARE - As Zimbabwe waits patiently for President Emmerson Mnangagwa to announce his new Cabinet, artists are hoping that there will be a stand-alone ministry for the arts sector. The artists are advocating that the president picks his Arts minister from the musicians who have joined Parliame...
New faces to dominate ninth Parly 6 August 2018 HARARE - The country's ninth Parliament will be dominated by new faces as most of the legislators from the eighth Parliament lost in last week's harmonised elections. Almost three quarters of MPs from the previous Parliament failed to find their way back into the National Assembly some having ...
Musicians storm Parly 5 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Parliament will this term have three musicians who won seats in their respective constituencies at the just concluded 2018 harmonised elections. The three — Elias Musakwa, Energy Mutodi and Joshua Sacco — are all representing the ruling Zanu PF. The Daily News on Sunday ca...
Artists shine in Zanu PF primaries 6 May 2018 HARARE - Several artists participated in this year's Zanu PF primary elections, and are set to represent the ruling party in the forthcoming harmonised elections expected around July-August this year. This has been a significant number that is set to inspire other artistes to venture into poli...
Externalisation-accused Musakwa wins primaries 5 May 2018 HARARE - Musician-cum-politician, Elias Musakwa‚ named in a list released by President Emmerson Mnangagwa of people who illegally externalised funds, was elected as the Zanu PF nominee for a Bikita West National Assembly seat in chaotic primary polls. Musakwa allegedly externalised $9 million ...
Arts promoters implicated in money externalisation 21 March 2018 HARARE - Popular arts practitioners Elias Musakwa and Partson "Chipaz" Chimbodza among others are some of the few artists who have been implicated by government in a money externalisation scam. The government unveiled a list with over a thousand individuals/organisations that have been caught ...
Musakwa acquitted 12 September 2017 HARARE - Musician Elias Musakwa has been cleared of charges of threatening to shoot his neighbour, Kennedy Mudukuti, who had asked him to reduce his radio volume. Harare magistrate Barbra Mateko acquitted Musakwa at the close of the State case after noting that “no reasonable grounds had been ...
Musakwa seeks discharge 4 September 2017 HARARE - Former gospel musician, Elias Musakwa, who is being charged for threatening to shoot a neighbour, has applied for an acquittal, arguing the prosecution failed to prove a case against him. Musakwa — answering to charges of threats to commit future violence before Harare magistrate Barb...
Musakwa's neighbour revives suit 7 August 2017 HARARE - A neighbour has revived a lawsuit accusing former gospel musician Elias Musakwa of threatening to shoot him after asking him to reduce his radio volume. Musakwa was due to appear before Harare magistrate Barbra Mateko on August 3, but was unable to do so having flown to Ethiopia the p...
Musakwa fumes at neighbour 15 November 2016 HARARE - Gospel musician Elias Musakwa yesterday fumed after his neighbour, who had dragged him to court after he threatened to shoot him, failed to testify for the third time. The neighbour — 28-year-old Kennedy Mudukuti of Ruwa — proffered proof that he was too ill to testify. He produced...
Musakwa in court over death threats 25 October 2016 HARARE - Gospel musician, Elias Musakwa, has been dragged to court for allegedly threatening to shoot dead his neighbour after he had reported him to police for making noise during functions hosted at his house. Musakwa, of Ruwa, appeared before Harare magistrate Vongai Muchuchuti on Friday fa...
Opposition parties eye Bikita seat 4 October 2013 HARARE - Opposition parties are eyeing the Bikita West seat which will soon fall vacant following Zanu PF's decision to expel Munyaradzi Kereke. Kereke defied a Zanu PF order not to represent the party in the July 31 general elections. He refused to step down for Elias Musakwa. As a result,...