Articles tagged 'energy mutodi'

'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...
Fans warm up to Mutodi music 22 June 2016 HARARE - An overwhelming response that musician Energy “Musoro Wembada” Mutodi received at City Sports Bar's Jam Session on Monday has left the flamboyant artiste in a dilemma — to concentrate full time on music or to just treat it as a pass time. Mutodi performed at the weekly event backed by...
Mutodi for Jam Session 20 June 2016 HARARE - Flamboyant sungura musician Energy “Musorowembada” Mutodi will be the star attraction at tonight's Jam Session at City Sports Bar in Harare. Mutodi, whose latest and 12th studio album Mupedzanhamo is receiving an overwhelming response from the market, will be sharing the stage with ar...
Mutodi blasts showbiz journos 3 February 2016 HARARE - Sungura musician Energy “Musorowembada” Mutodi says while his music commands respect on radio and among fans in Zimbabwe and South Africa, he has been downplayed by local “entertainment journalists who remain entangled in a primitive mental prison that a rich and educated man cannot be a...
Mutodi taunts VP Mphoko 2 January 2016 HARARE - Businessman and musician-cum Zanu PF political activist Energy Mutodi has branded vice president Phelekezela Mphoko a failure who has fuelled  debilitating factional fights in the ruling party. In his Political Personality Check List posted on his Facebook page yesterday, which ranks ...
Zanu PF on the brink: Mutodi 27 December 2015 HARARE - With factionalism still festering in Zanu PF, despite contrary claims by its top leadership, businessman Energy Mutodi says the ruling party's recently-held conference failed to end the deadly factional wars and predicted the party's demise. Closing the party's conference held in Vict...
Kasukuwere, Mutodi clash 31 August 2015 HARARE - Zanu PF national political commissar Savior Kasukuwere has reportedly stirred a tribal storm after banishing flamboyant businessman Energy Mutodi from taking his elected provincial member seat in the Mashonaland East provincial executive without adequate explanation. Mutodi, closely i...
Mutodi's claims get more bizarre 11 July 2015 HARARE - The social media writings of controversial musician-cum-politician, Energy Mutodi — a prominent Zanu PF supporter and self-confessed follower of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa — is getting more bizarre by the day. In his tall tales this week, he insinuated that Vice President Phele...
Mutodi's property to be auctioned 1 July 2015 HARARE - A bailiff will start auctioning off household property of beleaguered musician-cum-businessman Energy Mutodi over unpaid debts. Revelations Auctioneers made a list of over 10 items, including generators and household equipment. Mutodi's goods will be put on public display before au...
Mutodi murder claim draws fire 29 June 2015 HARARE - Analysts say the time may have come for Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa to publicly distance himself from controversial musician-cum-politician Energy Mutodi, whose social media postings are getting wackier by the day. At the same time, there are increasing questions about Mutodi's ...
Mutodi backs off 7 May 2015 HARARE - Controversial businessman-cum-musician Energy Mutodi, has dropped his bid to fight for the Mashonaland East Zanu PF chairpersonship and has thrown his weight behind minister of State for the province, Joel Biggie Matiza. In a surprise somersault, Mutodi told the Daily News that he is ...
Mutodi guns for Zanu PF Mash East chair 29 April 2015 HARARE - Controversial businessman Energy Mutodi, who played a key role in the expulsion of former Vice President Joice Mujuru's allies in Mashonaland East, has accused Aeneas Chigwedere and Joel Biggie Matiza of abusing the First Family's name in their drive to land the Mash East Zanu PF provinc...
Mutodi praises Mnangagwa in new song 26 March 2015 HARARE - Flamboyant sungura musician-cum-politician Energy Mutodi will launch his 10th album Ndinokutendai (I Thank You) comprising the song, Havo Ndibaba where he praises Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The album, which is expected to hit the market in the first week of April, also implore...
'Energy Mutodi has case to answer' 23 January 2015 HARARE - Energy Mutodi — accused of swindling home-seekers of over $500 000 — has a case to answer and should be put to his defence, a prosecutor said yesterday. Prosecutor Michael Reza quashed Mutodi's attempt to seek discharge on the grounds that allegations being levelled against him were c...