Articles tagged 'emmerson mnangagwa'

'I will not follow Mugabe's ways' 23 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa says he will chart a different path from that of his much-criticised predecessor — former leader Robert Mugabe — adding that he will only serve the two terms permitted by the country's new Constitution if Zimbabweans re-elect him into power in five years' tim...
I will only serve two terms: ED 23 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa says he will chart a different path from that of his much-criticised predecessor — former leader Robert Mugabe — adding that he will only serve the two terms permitted by the country's new Constitution if Zimbabweans re-elect him into power in five years' tim...
Trust, sincerity key in dialogue 21 September 2018 HARARE - There are instances in life when we opt to resort to the basics in shaping key life trends, including political directions. Dialogue, in essence refers to a conversation between two or more people or groupings. It is opposed to monologue, which is a conversation within the self. Pe...
Zimbos face the gallows in China 21 September 2018 HARARE - Twelve Zimbabweans — one man and 11 women — face the death sentence in China, unless President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government moves with speed to operationalise a prisoners' exchange programme with the Asian economic giant, the Daily News has been told. China has a mandatory death pe...
Hectic schedule for ninth Parly 21 September 2018 HARARE - The ninth Parliament will commence in earnest next week with a busy schedule which will see it debate a dozen bills proposed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa during his State-of-the-Nation Address (Sona) on Tuesday. Mnangagwa, who officially opened the ninth Parliament's first session,...
ED opens probe into army killings 20 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday swore in the team which will investigate the post-elections violence which resulted in the death of at least six people, after the army used live ammunition to break ugly demonstrations that had erupted in Harare on August 1 this year. This comes...
ED fortifies his political power 20 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa moved to consolidate his power yesterday when he appointed his longtime confidante and loyalist Owen “Mudha” Ncube as the country's new State Security minister. He also appointed new and reassigned permanent secretaries. In so doing, Mnangagwa completed...
Mnangagwa retires Mudede 20 September 2018 HARARE - Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mudede and eight other top bureaucrats were yesterday forced out of their jobs after reaching the compulsory age of retirement. The move marks the end of an era for Mudede, who is over 70 years old and has been in charge of all elections held in Zimbabwe sinc...
U-turn on bond notes gets thumbs up 20 September 2018 HARARE - Economists have welcomed both President Emmerson Mnangagwa and new Finance minister Mthuli Ncube's move to rule out the immediate return of the decommissioned Zimbabwe dollar. This comes after government said the country will for now continue to use bond notes and the multiple currenc...
Mnangagwa opens probe into army killings 20 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday swore in the team which will investigate the post-elections violence which resulted in the death of at least six people, after the army used live ammunition to break ugly demonstrations that had erupted in Harare on August 1 this year.
Govt in bond notes U-turn 19 September 2018 HARARE - Both President Emmerson Mnangagwa and new Finance minister Mthuli Ncube have ruled out the immediate return of the decommissioned Zimbabwe dollar — saying the country will for now continue to use bond notes and the multiple currency system until the local economy stabilises. This come...
MPs walk out of Parly in ED protest 19 September 2018 HARARE - There are fears of a “complete breakdown” in relations between the ruling Zanu PF and the MDC as opposition legislators launched a campaign of parliamentary guerrilla tactics to cause maximum disruption to President Emmerson Mnangagwa's State opening of Parliament yesterday. Thabitha ...
ED retains colonial bling for Parly State opening 19 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday presided over the State Opening of Parliament in an event full of pageantry, royal stagecraft and tradition — the kind that deposed former dictator Robert Mugabe did best. Just like his predecessor, Mnangagwa presented a fascinating or rather mad...
ED rules out Zim dollar return, for now 19 September 2018 HARARE - Both President Emmerson Mnangagwa and new Finance minister Mthuli Ncube have ruled out the immediate return of the decommissioned Zimbabwe dollar — saying the country will for now continue to use bond notes and the multiple currency system until the local economy stabilises. [GoogleAd...
ED probe faces court challenge 18 September 2018 HARARE - A woman who lost her brother when members of the army opened fire, killing at least six people during a violent demo in Harare last month has approached the High Court seeking to nullify the subsequent Commission of Inquiry set up by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to investigate the distur...
Nyagura's trial in false start 18 September 2018 HARARE - Suspended University of Zimbabwe Vice Chancellor Levi Nyagura's trial was yesterday deferred to October 22, pending the outcome of his Constitutional Court (Con-Court) application for stay of prosecution. Nyagura stands accused of criminal abuse of office after he allegedly corruptly ...
Mining prospectors hail Mnangagwa 18 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Prospectors Association (ZPA) has hailed President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the Mines ministry for agreeing to incorporate their demands in the Mines and Minerals Bill. The Bill had been sent to the president as amended by the National Assembly. The ZPA said they were happy ...
MDC plan to humiliate President Emmerson Mnangagwa 18 September 2018 HARARE - Opposition legislators are planning to humiliate President Emmerson Mnangagwa when he presents his State of the Nation Address (Sona) in Parliament today — as the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC Alliance continues to refuse to accept his July 30 poll victory. [Adz] [GoogleAd]
ED courts fired Zanu PF rebels 17 September 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF has extended an olive branch to former party cadres who were sacked between 2014 and last year. The Daily News can reveal that Zanu PF functionaries — acting on instructions from President Emmerson Mnangagwa — have been in touch with some of the expelled members in a bid to st...
Presidium urged to declare assets 17 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his two deputies — Constantino Chiwenga and Kembo Mohadi — have been urged to publicly declare their assets in order to demonstrate their commitment to fighting corruption, the Daily News can report. Upon taking over the reins of power from former pres...
Mnangagwa courts fired Zanu PF rebels 17 September 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF has extended an olive branch to former party cadres who were sacked between 2014 and last year.
Hefty perks for fired old guard 16 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has thrown a lifeline to his fellow comrades-in-arms whom he dropped from his Cabinet more than a week ago by giving them plum jobs at the Zanu PF headquarters, complete with perks similar to those enjoyed by his ministers. The Daily News on Sunday can r...
Special graft team under siege 16 September 2018 HARARE - In May this year, President Emmerson Mnangagwa set up a team of lawyers and prosecutors to form the Special Anti-Corruption Unit as part of his pledge to deal with corruption. months later, the unit finds itself fighting wars from many fronts, including court challenges from citizens ...
Govt must deliver 16 September 2018 HARARE - The scepticism we have seen around since the entry of President Emmerson Mnangagwa into the country's top political post has been a product of lessons from Zimbabwe's history. The people are tired and they have endured enough in the past four decades or so.  The current cash shortages...
Grace's love for finer things 16 September 2018 HARARE - Just when the rest of the country thought all love had been lost between the former and current first families, it seems President Emmerson Mnangagwa managed to hit the right cords to melt especially Grace Mugabe's heart. Grace's love for finer things has never been doubted, but it wa...