Articles tagged 'g40'

Moyo, Zhuwao in Mnangagwa firing line 12 February 2018 HARARE - The chances of Zanu PF's alleged Generation 40 kingpins — Jonathan Moyo, Patrick Zhuwao and Saviour Kasukuwere — returning home any time soon, and making peace with President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government have just dimmed further after the government classified them as security risks. ...
G40 sets sights on Mujuru, MDC 8 February 2018 HARARE - The Generation 40 (G40) faction is bidding to bring together former vice president Joice Mujuru and the MDC as part of its wider campaign to stop President Emmerson Mnangagwa from winning this year's make-or-break elections whose dates are yet to be announced. G40 was locked in a bitt...
Mnangagwa mocks mooted G40 party 8 February 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday mocked a proposed opposition party linked to the vanquished G40 faction saying it will stand no chance against the ruling party if it contests this year's general elections. Buoyed by thousands of Zanu PF supporters who thronged famous religious ...
State makes U-turn in Mzembi case 7 February 2018 HARARE - The State has reneged on an agreement it had made with former Foreign Affairs minister Walter Mzembi to have his passport temporarily released to him because the politician was now being investigated by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission over corruption charges. Prosecutor Sabast...
Bitter Mugabe backs Mujuru 3 February 2018 HARARE – The political dynamics playing out in Zimbabwe took another intriguing twist on Tuesday when ex-president Robert Mugabe not only smoked a peace pipe with his former deputy, Joice Mujuru, but also promised to back her presidential bid, the Daily News can report. Mugabe met Mujuru at hi...
Senior CIO's fired 2 February 2018 HARARE - The Daily News can report that senior secret service operatives who were put on one-year renewable contracts after reaching their retirement age have now been released from the CIO. Reports also suggest that there are some senior officers whose employment contracts were terminated as ...
Cracks emerge in Zanu PF 31 January 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF has been thrown into fresh turmoil as party officials aiming to represent the party in the forthcoming elections are engaged in a war of words. The Daily News can report that battle lines have been drawn in the ruling party ahead of the polls with incumbent Members of Parliame...
Ex-Zanu PF MP slams ED govt 30 January 2018 HARARE - Expelled Zanu PF central committee member Daniel Shumba has lashed out at President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration, labelling it “corrupt, partisan and power hungry.” Shumba — once viewed as a Mnangagwa ally — is set to launch his new party, which will challenge the newly-appoint...
Mnangagwa dethrones Mugabe-appointed chief 28 January 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has waded into the Samambwa chieftainship wrangle after he dethroned David Samambwa, who was installed by his predecessor — Robert Mugabe — a year ago. David was appointed chief by Mugabe in October 2016 after his younger brother Samuel Samambwa had been e...
ED's son, nephew join politics 28 January 2018 HARARE - One of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's sons, Emmerson Junior, and a nephew of his — Tongai — are readying themselves to enter the political fray by running for National Assembly seats at the forthcoming polls. Read full story in today's Daily News. [GoogleAd]
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...
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...
Factions re-emerge in ruling Zanu PF 23 January 2018 HARARE - Divisions have returned to haunt Zanu PF barely a month after a military operation rooted out members of the Generation 40 (G40) faction who were campaigning for former first lady Grace Mugabe to succeed her 93-year-old husband. While the military intervention code-named Operation Res...
Mphoko under corruption probe 20 January 2018 HARARE - The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is scrutinising a docket alleging abuse of office and obstruction of the course of justice by former vice president Phelekezela Mphoko while he was still in government. The NPA, responsible for instituting and undertaking criminal prosecutions ...
Zanu PF recalls 11 G40 MPs from Parly 19 January 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF has hammered the final nails on the political coffins of former Cabinet ministers — Walter Mzembi, Makhosini Hlongwane and Samuel Undenge — when it recalled the trio and eight others from Parliament which duly announced yesterday that they had ceased to be members of the National...
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. [...
Moyo speaks on whereabouts 9 January 2018 HARARE - Former Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo (pictured) says he is not holed up in Kenya, but still kept his whereabouts a secret for fear of his life. “I'm on Twitter; not in Kenya. It's an open secret that Zanu PF putschists who are insecure in their military coup ima...
Nothing amiss about 'opposition' lawyers representing Zanu PF clients 8 January 2018 HARARE - In the expanding anti-corruption crackdown on the country's political elite, several erstwhile senior ruling party members have been arraigned in the purge being pursued by new President Emmerson Mnangagwa. They face allegations of money laundering, bribery, extortion and exploiting p...
Mzembi, Undenge released on bail 7 January 2018 HARARE - Former ministers Walter Mzembi and Samuel Undenge were released on bail yesterday after appearing before the courts on charges of criminal abuse of office. The two were arrested on Friday by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) on charges of abuse of office. [Adz] Mzem...
G40 MPs plot Mujuru alliance 4 January 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF faces a major headache following revelations that a number of legislators linked to the Generation 40 (G40) faction are mulling shifting their allegiance to former vice president Joice Mujuru’s National People’s Party (NPP). A well-placed source in Zanu PF told the Daily News ...
Political violence breaks out in Epworth 4 January 2018 HARARE - Intra-party violence has reared its ugly head in the ruling Zanu PF party after youth league officials clashed in Harare on Tuesday over residential stands ownership — leaving one house burnt and two children injured. Zanu PF youth league chairperson for Harare province Godwin Gomwe t...
Mzembi's MP seat challenged 1 January 2018 HARARE - Former Foreign Affairs minister Walter Mzembi (pictured) has been challenged in the looming elections this year for his Zanu PF Masvingo South Constituency MP seat by the ruling party’s youth member, Wilson Maride. Like many other ruling party candidates, Mzembi — a long-serving Touri...
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...