Articles tagged 'fortune charumbira'

'Nothing wrong in giving chiefs cars, but...' 14 November 2017 HARARE - Opposition MDC vice president Nelson Chamisa has said there is nothing wrong in giving chiefs cars, arguing the move makes the traditional leaders respectable. His remarks come amid furore over President Robert Mugabe's government's move to buy the chiefs cars, with most complaining t...
Charumbira calls on chiefs to back Mugabe 31 October 2017 HARARE - Chief Fortune Charumbira, the president of the Chiefs' Council, has called upon chiefs to campaign for President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF party to ensure he wins the forthcoming election. Charumbira told the official opening of the 2017 edition of the National Annual Conference o...
Chief Negomo dethroned 17 October 2017 HARARE - Controversial traditional leader Chief Negomo, real name Luscious Chitsinde, has lost his chieftainship after the Mashonaland Central provincial assembly of the Chiefs' Council resolved that the throne rightly belonged to the Gweshe family. The resolution was made at a meeting held in...
Charumbira, Ncube fight 19 September 2017 HARARE - President of the National Council of Zimbabwe Chiefs Fortune Charumbira has asked Rural Development, Protection and Preservation of National Culture and Heritage minister, Abednigo Ncube, to stay away from boundary disputes in Masvingo. Charumbira's request was contained in a damning ...
Chief Charumbira gets relief 30 August 2017 HARARE - President of the National Council of Zimbabwe Chiefs, Fortune Charumbira, has won a High Court interdict stopping a probe into his legitimacy. High Court judge justice David Mangota stopped an investigation that had been set in motion by Faniel Mkwaira, who is challenging Charumbira's...
Charumbira's vehicle faces auction over debt 4 July 2017 HARARE - President of the National Council of Zimbabwe Chiefs Fortune Charumbira faces the imminent threat of his luxury SUV vehicle being auctioned off after defaulting on repayments amid a crackdown on overdue loans by banks. People's Own Saving Bank (POSB) has served notice of an auction of...
Chiefs scorn ministers 17 May 2016 HARARE - Chiefs yesterday blasted Zanu PF ministers for protecting “imposter” chiefs who are sowing seeds of divisions in communities. In a no-holds-barred meeting with the ministry of Culture yesterday, the frustrated chiefs spoke of various wars persisting between unnamed ministers whom they...
Chief Charumbira under fire 23 March 2016 HARARE - President of the Chiefs' Council Fortune Charumbira has stirred a storm after declaring that chiefs will back President Robert Mugabe to the hilt. Charumbira told the Zanu PF provincial coordinating meeting in Masvingo on Sunday that traditional leaders were rallying behind Mugabe, re...
Chief Charumbira blasts police 15 September 2014 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police has been lambasted by chiefs as the they are always clashing over the implementation of the Customary Law. President of the Chiefs Council, Fortune Charumbira hit at the police for disrespect, saying chiefs should be left alone to exercise their powers. ...