Articles tagged 'emmerson mnangagwa'

War vets seek order to stop congress 21 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (Znlwva) executive led by Christopher Mutsvangwa has approached the High Court seeking an injunction to stop a mooted extraordinary congress to elect a new leadership. This comes after President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF party has tu...
Mugabe assent to CJ Bill challenged 17 September 2017 HARARE - Opposition lawmakers have launched a Constitutional Court (Con-Court) battle seeking to overturn a decision by President Robert Mugabe to sign into law a bill that restores his singular authority to name the Chief Justice (CJ). With passions inflamed by the passage of the controversia...
War veterans vow to de-campaign Mugabe 14 September 2017 HARARE - War veterans yesterday vowed to de-campaign President Robert Mugabe ahead of  the watershed 2018 elections, saying they will make sure that the Zanu PF leader will lose by a big margin to the “people's movement.” Mugabe and his ruling Zanu PF party are due to contest a crucial general...
ED's 'victim' speaks out 12 September 2017 HARARE - Legendary newscaster, Godfrey Majonga, yesterday broke his silence on whether Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa forced him to plunge several storeys out of a Harare apartment window during an alleged clash over a woman in 1987, the Daily News can report. This comes after Mugabe told a...
Mnangagwa at crossroads 12 September 2017 HARARE - The continued onslaught on Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa (pictured) could drive the 74 year-old politician to a point where he might have to make difficult choices if it is indeed true that he harbours ambitions to succeed the incumbent, analysts have said. Since his elevation to ...
Politicians must lay off Jah Prayzah 12 September 2017 HARARE - Music artistry is something that cannot be influenced by groups of people or individuals who hold an interest in a particular subject. Artistry is a creative skill, brilliance and virtuosity that is so special that only an artist sending a particular message is able to explain what go...
ED ready for Moyo 11 September 2017 HARARE - In an unprecedented move, President Robert Mugabe on Saturday revealed hitherto unknown goings-on in Zanu PF — telling thousands of party supporters who gathered in Bindura some of his party's secrets which  included Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's latest dossier he wants to use agai...
Mugabe had diarrhoea for two weeks: Grace 11 September 2017 HARARE - First Lady Grace Mugabe on Saturday revealed that President Robert Mugabe suffered from serious food poisoning that he thought he was going to die. Grace said Mugabe had diarrhoea for two weeks and was given medicine intravenously and could not rise from his bed. “He spent two week...
Mugabes' Alpha & Omega brand suffers 11 September 2017 HARARE - First Lady Grace Mugabe has pleaded with her detractors to stop smearing the image of President Robert Mugabe's Alpha Omega Dairy (Pvt) Ltd saying it is negatively affecting business. The business came under the spotlight during a recent Zanu PF youth interface rally in Gwanda where c...
CJ Bill fight taken to ConCourt 7 September 2017 HARARE - The discord between Zanu PF and the MDC over the controversial passage of the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment Bill Number 1 (No.1) took a new twist yesterday with two Members of Parliament from the opposition party approaching the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) seeking to have the Bi...
Parly petitioned over CJ Bill 6 September 2017 HARARE - A lawmaker in the National Assembly has petitioned the Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda challenging the passage of Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment Bill Number 1 (No. 1) on the basis that it may not have passed with required two-thirds majority as alleged. In a letter referenced:...
SOUTHERN NEWS | 'Mudhara Vachauya' causes stir at Zanu PF rally 6 September 2017 BULAWAYO - It's exactly a year after popular musician Mukudzei Mukombe aka Jah Prayzah released the album Mudhara Vachauya but instead of being kept in the archives, the title track has gained significant meaning, especially in Zanu PF where the former liberation movement is deeply-divided over t...
Mutodi's remand refusal application thrown out 5 September 2017 HARARE - Businessman and musician Energy Mutodi’s application to be removed from remand on charges of insulting President Robert Mugabe was thrown out yesterday, with the court indicating the case was proceeding to trial. Mutodi appeared before Harare magistrate Josephine Sande on charges of c...
Tsenengamu joins Kasiyamhuru's Zipp 5 September 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson  Mnangagwa has lost his key loyalist  Godfrey Tsenengamu, who exclusively told the Daily News yesterday that he has joined a newly-formed opposition political party Zimbabwe Partnership for Prosperity (Zipp). Tsenengamu, an eminent Zanu PF youth organiser, fron...
Chief Justice Bill awaits Mugabe assent 5 September 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe is expected to sign into law this week a Bill that restores his singular authority to name the Chief Justice. Parliament passed the controversial Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 1) Bill last month, with the Bill rammed through both houses through Zanu P...
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...
Is the 'catch' slipping through ED's claws? 4 September 2017 HARARE - “Mugabe unveils heir,” screamed one local newspaper on its front page the morning after President Robert Mugabe named the then Justice minister, Emmerson Mnangagwa as one of his two deputies in December 2014. Many believed that by appointing Mnangagwa vice president, Mugabe had all bu...
Mnangagwa beefs up security 3 September 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has tightened his security following suspicions that his rivals could be out to eliminate him physically in the wake of his alleged poisoning about three weeks ago, the Daily News can report. A long time aide of President Robert Mugabe, Mnangagwa was ...
Sekeramayi, Parirenyatwa fight to clear their names 2 September 2017 HARARE - Cabinet ministers Sydney Sekeramayi and David Parirenyatwa have written to Energy Mutodi signalling their intention to sue the controversial businessman for sensationally claiming that they were behind the alleged poisoning of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, the Daily News can report....
ED was poisoned, Mugabe confirms 2 September 2017 GWERU - A medical doctor who attended to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa in South Africa about three weeks ago revealed to President Robert Mugabe recently that the 74-year-old politician was poisoned, stoking further suspicions in the deeply-divided Zanu PF party. Mnangagwa had to be airlif...
Mugabe rally raises tension 31 August 2017 HARARE - Intra-Zanu PF tension is scaling new heights ahead of President Robert Mugabe's rally in Gweru tomorrow, as the ruling party's warring factions leave no stone unturned in their bid to score major political points at the high-profile gathering, the Daily News can reveal. This comes ami...
Sekeramayi denies poisoning Mnangagwa 30 August 2017 HARARE - Cabinet ministers accused of poisoning Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa have rubbished the allegations as ludicrous, saying their hands were clean. This comes as one of Mnangagwa's loyalists, Energy Mutodi, sensationally claimed last week that Health and Child Care minister David Par...
Mnangagwa back at work 30 August 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has returned to work after spending weeks away from his official duties following emergency surgery prompted by a suspected and alleged poison attack at a youth interface rally in Gwanda early this month. Mnangagwa made appearances at his Munhumutapa ...
ED must clear the air on poisoning claims 30 August 2017 HARARE - The atmosphere in the ruling Zanu PF party, and in the country at large, has become poisoned with suspicions following Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s alleged poisoning, while in Gwanda, about four weeks ago. Government alleges that he ate “stale food” but this is being disputed b...
Mnangagwa breaks silence 28 August 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa ended weeks of silence on his alleged poisoning by thanking God for sparing his life during the sudden illness in Gwanda which saw him being airlifted to South Africa for emergency surgery this month. Mnangagwa, who turns 75 next month, is touted as a...