Articles tagged 'g40'

ED's 'victim' speaks out 12 September 2017 HARARE - Legendary newscaster, Godfrey Majonga, yesterday broke his silence on whether Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa forced him to plunge several storeys out of a Harare apartment window during an alleged clash over a woman in 1987, the Daily News can report. This comes after Mugabe told a...
Mnangagwa at crossroads 12 September 2017 HARARE - The continued onslaught on Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa (pictured) could drive the 74 year-old politician to a point where he might have to make difficult choices if it is indeed true that he harbours ambitions to succeed the incumbent, analysts have said. Since his elevation to ...
ED ready for Moyo 11 September 2017 HARARE - In an unprecedented move, President Robert Mugabe on Saturday revealed hitherto unknown goings-on in Zanu PF — telling thousands of party supporters who gathered in Bindura some of his party's secrets which  included Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's latest dossier he wants to use agai...
'Mugabe likely to name successor' 10 September 2017 HARARE - The only feasible way to resolve the current political impasse in Zanu PF is for Mugabe to name who he wants to succeed him, Sapes Trust director Ibbo Mandaza has said. Mandaza said by naming his successor, Mugabe will avert bloodshed and the chaos consuming the ruling party. “If h...
Tyson regains lost ground 4 September 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF's national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, is regaining lost ground in the ruling party — buoyed by First Lady Grace Mugabe — who threw her full weight behind the Mount Darwin South legislator more than five weeks ago after his nemeses had sharpened their knives over his...
Matemadanda challenges placement on remand 2 September 2017 HARARE - War veterans’ leader, Victor Matemadanda, who is being charged with undermining the authority of President Robert Mugabe after he reportedly addressed a presser and attacked the first lady, has challenged his placement on remand. He was represented by Beatrice Mtetwa when he appeared ...
Mugabe rally raises tension 31 August 2017 HARARE - Intra-Zanu PF tension is scaling new heights ahead of President Robert Mugabe's rally in Gweru tomorrow, as the ruling party's warring factions leave no stone unturned in their bid to score major political points at the high-profile gathering, the Daily News can reveal. This comes ami...
Ugly infighting rattles Zanu PF 29 August 2017 HARARE - Rival Zanu PF factions shall momentarily shift their focus to primary elections due to be held either in the final quarter of this year or early next year, as they battle for control of the National Assembly, the Daily News can report. The legislature, split into two – the upper chamb...
Mnangagwa breaks silence 28 August 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa ended weeks of silence on his alleged poisoning by thanking God for sparing his life during the sudden illness in Gwanda which saw him being airlifted to South Africa for emergency surgery this month. Mnangagwa, who turns 75 next month, is touted as a...
Police speak on Mnangagwa poisoning 25 August 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is still to receive any formal complaints to enable them to investigate the alleged poisoning of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Gwanda while attending a Zanu PF youth interface meeting, the Daily News can report. More than two weeks after the i...
Jonathan Moyo challenges ED on poisoning 23 August 2017 HARARE - Cabinet minister and Zanu PF politburo member Jonathan Moyo waded into the saga involving the alleged poisoning of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday; suggesting that police should investigate and establish what caused his sudden illness. President Robert Mugabe's government ...
Matemadanda wears another protest T-shirt 22 August 2017 HARARE - War veterans' leader Victor Matemadanda — granted bail on Saturday for charges of undermining the authority of the president and causing disaffection among the defence forces — has worn another protest T-shirt. The shirt bears the message “Elimination By Whatever Means and Methods Wil...
'Mugabe should name successor' 20 August 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe should name his successor and manage the transition while in office to avoid events being controlled by circumstances beyond his control, analysts contend. First Lady Grace Mugabe recently waded into the Zanu PF succession when she urged her ageing husband to a...
Mnangagwa ally finally freed 20 August 2017 HARARE - War veterans' leader Victor Matemadanda, who is facing charges of undermining the authority of the president and causing disaffection among the defence forces, was yesterday granted $200 bail. The development was a dose of good news for Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's allies whose...
Factions fight over Mahofa burial 20 August 2017 HARARE - Succession battles in Zanu PF escalated yesterday as it emerged that the confusion surrounding the burial of the late senior party official Shuvai Mahofa is being caused by the party's warring two factions with one of the groups not keen on having acting President Phelekezela Mphoko pres...
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...
ED poisoning: Gvt breaks silence 15 August 2017 HARARE – Government has launched a fully-fledged investigation to smoke out those behind the suspected poisoning of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa who is recovering at a private hospital in neighbouring South Africa, the Daily News can report. Mnangagwa was allegedly poisoned in Gwanda, whi...
Suspended Masvingo Zanu PF members fight back 12 August 2017 HARARE - Suspended Masvingo Zanu PF members are seeking their reinstatement, arguing they will win their case as they are facing the same charges with party political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere, who is now off the hook. Speaking to the Daily News yesterday, deputy provincial chairperson Amas...
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...
Mugabe neutralising Zanu PF factions 8 August 2017 HARARE - Amid ugly infighting over his succession, President Robert Mugabe is pinning his re-election hopes on the Zanu PF Youth League, which he is using to neutralise bigwigs jostling to succeed him. The shrewd politician, who is going around the country's 10 political provinces to meet the ...
Mugabe playing dangerous political game 6 August 2017 HARARE - Our news editor Gift Phiri talks to Stephen Chan, a professor of world politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, about the vexing developments in Zanu PF's convoluted line of succession. Chan is currently on a working visit to Harare. Below ar...
Will Mnangagwa survive onslaught? 31 July 2017 HARARE - Opinion was over the weekend split on whether President Robert Mugabe and his outspoken wife, Grace, could do “a Mujuru” on Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was the target of their acerbic tongue-lashing in Chinhoyi on Saturday. Ahead of the ruling party's congress in 2014, Muga...
Zanu PF bigwigs face exit 31 July 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF youths have thrown the gauntlet to the ruling party bigwigs saying everyone but President Robert Mugabe will be challenged in the primary elections ahead of next year’s elections. With Mugabe the only one who has been endorsed as Zanu PF candidate for the 2018 elections — his ...
First Lady conflating party and State 31 July 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's spin-doctor — George Charamba — is a British-trained Chevening scholar, who has admirably shaped the president's public image and runs the Munhumutapa Building communications office with aplomb. A jolly good fellow, he has achieved a meteoric rise as press se...