Articles tagged 'energy mutodi'

Grace strikes fear in ED 22 September 2017 HARARE - Acting President Emmerson Mnangagwa ducked a tricky question in the National Assembly on Wednesday which had the potential to aggravate his fallout with First Lady Grace Mugabe, currently in New York, accompanying her husband to the United Nations General Assembly. Mnangagwa, who has ...
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...
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...
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....
Mutodi freed on bail 24 August 2017 HARARE - Businessman and Zanu PF official Energy Mutodi was finally granted bail yesterday by the High Court, to end his miserable stay in remand prison where he had been confined for nearly two weeks. The musician-cum politician was granted $100 bail after the State conceded to his release. ...
Jah Prayzah sucked into succession politics yet again 17 August 2017 HARARE - Jah Prayzah's forthcoming album titled “Kutonga Kwaro” has been dragged into Zanu PF succession politics by some people pushing for Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa to take over from President Robert Mugabe. Though the album, Jah Prayzah's seventh, will only be released on October 13...
Matemadanda hands self to police 17 August 2017 HARARE - War veterans' leader Victor Matemadanda handed himself voluntarily to police yesterday, his lawyer said. His lawyer Doug Coltart, said he had turned himself in at Harare Central Police Station in the morning. He was still in police custody at the time of going to print, according t...
Mutodi seeks bail 17 August 2017 HARARE - Energy Mutodi’s bail hearing has  been set for tomorrow after his lawyer made frantic efforts yesterday to facilitate his release through a High Court appeal. Mutodi’s lawyer Doug Coltart confirmed to the Daily News yesterday that they had filed an appeal before the High Court, challe...
Mnangagwa flown to SA 14 August 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa was airlifted to South Africa for emergence treatment yesterday after the 75-year-old politician fell ill suddenly while attending President Robert Mugabe's sixth youth interface rally held at Pelandaba Stadium in Gwanda, the Daily News can report. Th...
'Mugabe keeps options open' 14 August 2017 HARARE - The twists and turns around President Robert Mugabe’s succession have come at a huge cost to the country’s economy because of its disruptive effects on government business. It’s a subject that has also strained relations in his Zanu PF party, ahead of crucial elections next year. In t...
Mnangagwa ally denied bail 13 August 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ally, Energy Mutodi, will spend the Heroes and Defence Forces holidays in remand prison after a Harare provincial magistrate yesterday denied him bail. Mutodi, who is facing charges of undermining the authority of the president and causing disaffect...
'Top officials behind Mutodi's coup plot' 12 August 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ally, Energy Mutodi, who is facing charges of undermining the authority of the president and causing disaffection among members of the defence forces, was yesterday further detained after police convinced the court that some big shots were behind him. ...
Mnangagwa ally arrested 11 August 2017 HARARE - One of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's most vocal allies, Energy Mutodi, was arrested yesterday on charges of undermining President Robert Mugabe's authority, the Daily News can report. A businessman who has also tried his luck in music, Mutodi was picked up by police in Harare ea...
Mutodi eyes Bikita South seat 20 July 2017 HARARE - Outspoken businessman-cum politician Energy Mutodi is eyeing the Bikita South National Assembly seat after the ruling Zanu PF party transferred him from Mashonaland East to Masvingo with effect from June 29. Mutodi had been censured following disciplinary proceedings against him by th...
Mutodi faces the chop 8 February 2017 HARARE - The Zanu PF Mashonaland East provincial executive has summoned Energy Mutodi — an avowed Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa ally — to appear before a disciplinary committee. The musician-cum-politician faces a slew of charges, including undermining congress resolutions. He stands ac...
Mnangagwa ally warns Mugabe 31 January 2017 HARARE - Prominent Zanu PF supporter, Energy Mutodi, has warned President Robert Mugabe that he not only risks being defeated by an opposition coalition led by former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai in next year's eagerly-awaited national elections, but also that this could have dire consequence...
'Kick out Mugabe' 11 January 2017 HARARE - In a call that is set to send temperatures soaring higher within the warring Zanu PF, vocal supporter of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Energy Mutodi, has called on the ruling party to hold an extra-ordinary congress to install President Robert Mugabe's successor. Speaking to the ...
Mnangagwa feels the heat 6 January 2017 HARARE - Analysts say Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's unusual move on Wednesday to disown disgruntled war veterans, as well as his veiled swipe at maverick businessman Energy Mutodi, betray his anxiety to remain on President Robert Mugabe's good books as Zanu PF's escalating tribal, factional...
'Mugabe risks isolation' 2 January 2017 HARARE - Outspoken Zanu PF activist and businessman Energy Mutodi says President Robert Mugabe will soon find himself standing alone if he continues protecting the generation 40 (G40) faction. He cited Mugabe's much  publicised fallout with former freedom fighters as a harbinger of worse thing...
Zanu PF indaba a bootlicking jamboree: Mutodi 21 December 2016 HARARE - Disgruntled Zanu PF members have rubbished the party's just-ended conference in Masvingo, claiming it was nothing but a bootlicking jamboree aimed at massaging President Robert Mugabe and his wife's egos. Soon after the five-day indaba — which resolved to declare 92-year-old Mugabe as...
Praise-singers destroying Mugabe: Mutodi 12 September 2016 HARARE - Vocal Zanu PF member-cum-businessman and musician, Energy Mutodi, says President Robert Mugabe is now surrounded by “praise-singers and crooks” who are abusing his advanced age to cause chaos in the country. Pulling no punches, the Zanu PF Mashonaland East provincial executive member ...
Mugabe surrounded by liars, crooks: Mutodi 12 September 2016 HARARE - Outspoken Zanu PF provincial executive member for Mashonaland East, Energy Mutodi, says President Robert Mugabe's advanced age and his seemingly lack of appetite to resolve the succession issue are contributing to the country's growing civil unrest. Here he speaks with Senior Assistan...
Mutodi lashes Chimene over Mnangagwa 4 August 2016 HARARE - Outspoken Zanu PF activist Energy Mutodi says plots by Manicaland provincial minister Mandi Chimene to put a wedge between Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and President Robert Mugabe are futile because the two are “inseparable”. Mutodi, who is viewed as a Mnangagwa sympathiser, said...