Articles tagged 'emmerson mnangagwa'

ED goes after rogue soldiers and invites Chamisa, for talks 23 January 2019 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who first swept to power through a popular military coup in November 2017 — yesterday vowed to bring to book rogue members of Zimbabwe's gung-ho military who left a trail of blood around the country during last week's fuel protests. Analysts who spoke to ...
Police, army crackdown targeted males: ZHRC 23 January 2019 HARARE - Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) yesterday castigated use of the military in arresting and bringing to justice suspected perpetrators of the three-day stay-away saying the army does not have arresting powers. Findings by the commission reveal that in the aftermath of January 14...
We won't impeach Mnangagwa: MDC 23 January 2019 HARARE - MDC legislators said they were not going to be used by Zanu PF to fight their factional battles through the planned impeachment of President Emmerson Mnangagwa. This comes amid high fears over the plot to impeach Mnangagwa who initially swept into office in November 2017, following a ...
'Zanu PF torture camps emerge' 23 January 2019 HARARE - As the crackdown on anti-government protests escalates, human rights activists have reported the emergence of torture camps in the country following the clampdown on protesters, opposition leaders and other human rights activists, the Daily News can report. Human rights activists have...
Gukurahundi survivors plan skeleton demo 23 January 2019 BULAWAYO - Gukurahundi survivors have applied for permission to petition and hand over skeletons of victims of the 1980's mass killings to government to press authorities to attend to the emotive issue. According to a letter addressed to Bulawayo police dated January 4, the Gukurahundi survivo...
ED should head straight to work 23 January 2019 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's arrival from his Eurasian sojourn must signal the start of serious interventions to solve the country's crises. The majority of urban Zimbabweans and others resident in other parts of the country heeded the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions call to stay ...
Plot to topple ED unmasked 22 January 2019 HARARE - Serious fresh ructions have emerged in Zanu PF, resulting in two prominent members of the former liberation movement revealing explosive details over the past few days of an apparent plot to topple President Emmerson Mnangagwa from power, the Daily News can report. So serious is the p...
Zim authorities face ICC threat 22 January 2019 HARARE - South Africa's main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), has challenged President Cyril Ramaphosa to take urgent steps to stop the on-going crackdown against dissenting voices by Zimbabwe's security forces. The party also warned ominously that should Ramaphosa fail to inter...
UK urged to suspend aid to Zim 22 January 2019 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's re-engagement efforts will suffer a huge blow as calls for the United Kingdom (UK) government to withdraw its foreign aid and support to Zimbabwe's mount. This comes as UK has been aiding Zimbabwe for years now with 3 000 bicycles being donated last week...
ED cuts short trip to Europe 21 January 2019 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has cancelled his planned trip to the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (Wef) in Davos, Switzerland — which starts tomorrow — and will return back to the country this morning to deal with Zimbabwe's growing political and economic crisis, the Daily Ne...
'Inclusive national dialogue way to go after protests' 20 January 2019 HARARE - Our News Editor Gift Phiri sits down for a wide-ranging interview with Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition spokesperson and director Tabani Moyo about last week's shutdown. Find below excerpts of the interview.  Q:  What is your assessment of the Shutdown in terms of its impact? A: The sh...
Zim at Crossroads as horror 2019 unfolds 20 January 2019 HARARE - The palpable fear among many Zimbabweans that 2019 would become yet another “annus horribilis” — Latin for a horrible year — has become a harrowing reality, with the country's political and economic situation declining ever more rapidly, the Daily News on Sunday can report. This comes...
ED faces uphill task to re-engage world 20 January 2019 HARARE - Zimbabwe's chances of re-engaging with some of the world's biggest economies are fast fading away after the latest wave of human rights abuses by government security organs which according to civil society organisations has left at least 12 people dead and dozens others injured. Follo...
Human Rights Watch blasts ED government 20 January 2019 HARARE - A recently released annual World Report by Human Rights Watch, a United States-based organisation, said President Emmerson Mnangagwa and other senior officials in his administration have failed to live up to numerous promises to deliver governance reforms marking the post-Robert Mugabe e...
Businesses bemoan shutdown losses 20 January 2019 HARARE - Industry and commerce, the transport sector, the informal sectors and the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange incurred terrible loses during last week's shutdown.  Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions president Peter Mutasa and #ThisFlag leader Evan Mawarire called on citizens to stay at home from J...
Cry my beloved Zimbabwe . . . as country is closed for business 20 January 2019 HARARE - Once open for business, Zimbabwe is closed for business. Shops are closed, people are scared and companies are closing just as is the democratic space that President Emmerson Mnangagwa opened up when he took power through a coup in November 2017. Loads of goodwill that the internat...
Zim at Crossroads 20 January 2019 HARARE - The palpable fear among many Zimbabweans that 2019 would become yet another “annus horribilis” — Latin for a horrible year — has become a harrowing reality, with the country’s political and economic situation declining ever more rapidly, the Daily News on Sunday can report.   [Adz] ...
Plan to embarrass ED in Switzerland 19 January 2019 HARARE - Pressure is mounting on President Emmerson Mnangagwa regarding his planned trip to the World Economic Forum (Wef)'s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, next week — amid Zimbabwe's worsening political crisis, the Daily News can report. This comes as plans are afoot by Mnangagwa's see...
Govt must just do the right thing 19 January 2019 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's quest to have the economic sanctions imposed on the country by the West lifted is falling by the wayside every day because of his government's actions on the ground. Mnangagwa and his government are fully aware of what is required of them to have the san...
ED sued over Internet blackout 19 January 2019 HARARE - Two civic society organisations have dragged President Emmerson Mnangagwa to the High Court following a government decision to completely shut down the Internet twice in a week, following a three-day stay-away called by labour unions early this week.   In the application filed on Wedn...
Soldiers leave ugly terror trail 18 January 2019 HARARE - Horror stories are slowly emerging of how the country's trigger-happy security forces brutalised ordinary Zimbabweans this week — shooting  68 people and leaving dozens others requiring life-saving surgeries nationally following deadly clashes between protesters and law enforcement agent...
Panicking shoppers besiege supermarkets 18 January 2019 HARARE - Hundreds of panicking shoppers yesterday thronged  supermarkets  and engaged in panic buying after some of the country's leading retailers opened their doors to the public following three days of closure due to a crippling national strike. The retailers blamed the panic buying on the ...
Dark clouds hang over Zim 17 January 2019 HARARE - Zimbabwe is now entering unchartered waters following several deaths of innocent people and arrests of pro-democracy activists and senior opposition figures by security agents in the on-going clampdown against those who participated in the fuel price hike demos. This comes as doctors ...
Zim counts huge costs of stay-away 17 January 2019 HARARE - Zimbabwe lost millions of dollars after the country was brought to a virtual standstill by a highly successful mass stay-away engineered by the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) and social media group #ThisFlag. The protest brought the country to a total shutdown for three days...
'Govt must act quickly' 17 January 2019 HARARE - Musicians have lambasted government for its failure to address the prevailing economic situation in the country. Zimbabwe Union of Musicians chairperson Edith WeUtonga said it is high time the President Emmerson Mnangagwa-led government admits failure. “As musicians, we have been l...