Articles tagged 'factionalism'

ED seen amending Constitution to realise dream 25 June 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is likely to amend the Constitution to enable him to stand as a presidential candidate for three terms following his recent pronouncements in Gweru that he will lead the country until 2030, political analysts have said. Currently, the Constitution does not...
I'm wearing the right jacket: Tshinga Dube 18 June 2018 BULAWAYO - While the people of Makokoba constituency agree that the incumbent Zanu PF legislator Tshinga Dube has done well, there are others who think he is wearing the wrong political jacket. Bulawayo has always been an opposition MDC stronghold hence no space for the ruling Zanu PF and Dube...
ED, Chiwenga roles conflict 23 April 2018 HARARE - A potential conflict and possibly a constitutional crisis might emerge if President Emmerson Mnangagwa does not deal with overlapping responsibilities between him and his equally powerful deputy, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, analysts warned this week. Read full story in today'...
Mugabe, G40 regroup 12 April 2018 HARARE - The fledgling National Patriotic Front (NPF), which has received the public backing of ousted former leader Robert Mugabe — its alleged godfather — has now all but confirmed that its leadership corps will be fronted by members of Zanu PF's vanquished Generation 40 (G40) faction, the Dail...
Ousted Mugabe makes a fool of himself 17 March 2018 HARARE - It was Mark Twain who said it is always better to keep one's mouth shut and let people think that you are a fool, than to open it and remove all doubt. Similarly, Jesus cautioned in the Book of Matthew that, “Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks”. And so it was, that ...
How crafty Mnangagwa fooled Mugabe 17 March 2018 HARARE - In his desperation to get his story out, former president Robert Mugabe unwittingly revealed on Thursday how he had long lost control of the army, thus presenting a perfect opportunity for those disenchanted with his rule to nudge him out of power. In his first interview since his ous...
Bitter Mugabe goes after ED 12 March 2018 HARARE - The country's sulking former leader, Robert Mugabe — together with his restless wife, Grace — is said to be stepping up his efforts to get back at his successor, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, despite last week's reports that a number of people and organisations are working hard behind th...
Bitter Mugabe going after ED 12 March 2018 HARARE - The country's sulking former leader, Robert Mugabe — together with his restless wife, Grace — is said to be stepping up his efforts to get back at his successor, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, despite last week's reports that a number of people and organisations are working hard behind th...
Mnangagwa, ousted Mugabe secret talks 10 March 2018 HARARE - A deal has been put on the table to end the bickering between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his predecessor, Robert Mugabe, as the ruling Zanu PF party races against time to end internal discord before harmonised elections to be held by July 31, the Daily News can report. Mugabe, 9...
Mnangagwa, Mugabe secret talks 10 March 2018 HARARE - A deal has been put on the table to end the bickering between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his predecessor, Robert Mugabe, as the ruling Zanu PF party races against time to end internal discord before harmonised elections to be held by July 31, the Daily News can report. Read full...
Mugabe's aides rounded-up, interrogated 9 March 2018 HARARE - Former president Robert Mugabe’s aides at his Borrowdale mansion in Harare were on Wednesday questioned by State security agents who are trying to unravel the despot’s political manoeuvres that have the effect of destabilising the ruling Zanu PF party ahead of key elections this year. ...
Zanu PF shuts door on G40 8 March 2018 HARARE - The ruling party has all but shut its door on members of the Generation 40 (G40) faction who were given their marching orders towards the end of last year following a military intervention. At its 317th ordinary session in Harare yesterday, the Soviet-style politburo resolved that all...
Mnangagwa's $3bn FDI yet to be earned 7 March 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Emmerson Mnangagwa's claims that Zimbabwe has earned foreign direct investment (FDI) commitments totalling $3 billion over the past 100 days, must be properly put into perspective, analysts have said. Financial research firm Equity Axis said in terms of actual numbe...
ED slammed for 'disregard of truth' over 2008 poll killings 7 March 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been accused of “disregard of truth” and refusing to take responsibility for political killings, torture, and abductions by government security forces and the ruling Zanu PF during and after the presidential election run-off in 2008. In an interview wi...
Mugabe fights back 6 March 2018 HARARE - Ousted former president Robert Mugabe has thrown his full weight behind the New Patriotic Front (NPF), led in the interim by retired brigadier general Ambrose Mutinhiri, in what is likely to split the ruling party vote at the forthcoming polls, the Daily News can report. Read full sto...
Blow for ED 5 March 2018 HARARE - The glue that had appeared to bind Zanu PF after it got rid of “criminals” around toppled despot Robert Mugabe seem to be peeling off at critical stages when President Emmerson Mnangagwa is about to test his popularity at the forthcoming polls after assuming the reins of power in Decembe...
Supporters cling on to Mugabe regalia 5 March 2018 HARARE - Delays by Zanu PF in distributing new party regalia emblazoned with Emmerson Mnangagwa has resulted in continued use of paraphernalia emblazoned with toppled despot Robert Mugabe's face, it has emerged. Despite President Mnangagwa's ruling party prohibiting the wearing of Mugabe's reg...
Blow for Mnangagwa 5 March 2018 HARARE - The glue that had appeared to bind Zanu PF after it got rid of "criminals" around toppled despot Robert Mugabe seems to be peeling off at critical stages when President Emmerson Mnangagwa is about to test his popularity at the forthcoming polls after assuming power in November last year....
Ousted G40 plots comeback 27 January 2018 HARARE - A cross-section of opposition parties — among them the National People's Party (NPP) and the MDC Alliance — are engaged in secret talks with banished members of the Generation 40 (G40) faction as they seek to work on their weaknesses and outsmart a resurgent Zanu PF at the forthcoming po...
Aide recounts Mugabe's last days 14 January 2018 HARARE - George Charamba, the man who served former president Robert Mugabe for over 30 years and mediated the veteran ruler's resignation under pressure from the military and his party, has lifted the lid on the fallen strongman's final moments in power. Read full story in today's paper. [...
How 'Dr Stop It' crushed Robert Mugabe 31 December 2017 HARARE - History will record that it was a previously under-estimated woman, Grace “Dr Stop It” Mugabe, who succeeded in spectacular fashion to achieve what hardened male gladiators who include opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai and former American and British leaders George W Bush and Tony Blai...
ED visits Byo to celebrate Mugabe fall 31 December 2017 BULAWAYO - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is in Bulawayo today — the first time since succeeding Robert Mugabe — to grace an event organised by faith-based organisations to “thank God” for a peaceful power transition. Mnangagwa last month took over from 93-year-old Mugabe, who was forced to resi...
Tyson, ED fight: Muduvuri speaks out 31 December 2017 HARARE - Ahead of the Christmas holiday, Kadoma-based businessman Jimayi Muduviri (JM) donated food to Danhiko Trust (Danhiko) – an organisation for the disadvantaged and people living with disability – and invited First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa to take over the programme that was once ran by her p...
Let's emulate ED's work ethic 31 December 2017 EDITOR — First and foremost I would like to congratulate Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa for being inaugurated as new President of the current dispensation in Zimbabwe. Not only have the hopes of the entire citizenry of our beautiful nation been lifted highly, but our new President’s work ethic is...
How 'Dr Stop It" crushed Mugabe 31 December 2017 HARARE - History will record that it was a previously under-estimated woman, Grace “Dr Stop It” Mugabe, who succeeded in spectacular fashion to achieve what hardened male gladiators who include opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai and former American and British leaders George W Bush and Tony Blai...