Articles tagged 'g40'

'Tyson' returns 23 May 2018 HARARE - Former Zanu PF national political commissar and ex-senior Cabinet minister, Saviour Kasukuwere, returned to Zimbabwe yesterday — ending his six months in exile that began in November last year following the dramatic ouster from power of former president Robert Mugabe. Speaking in an e...
'Tyson' returns, questioned for nearly an hour 23 May 2018 HARARE - Former Zanu PF national political commissar and ex-senior Cabinet minister, Saviour Kasukuwere, returned to Zimbabwe yesterday — ending his six months in exile that began in November last year following the dramatic ouster from power of former president Robert Mugabe. [Adz]
'Tyson' breaks silence 21 May 2018 HARARE - Former Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere has spoken for the first time on his haste departure from his home country last November and life in self-imposed exile. In an interview with the Sunday Times of South Africa, the ex-Zanu PF national political commissar, said he will...
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...
'Mugabe running out of time' 9 April 2018 HARARE - Worried religious groups are apparently stepping up their efforts to bring together President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his sulking predecessor Robert Mugabe, pictured, in a bid to break the heightening tension between the two former allies. Read full story in today's paper. [Adz]
Sydney Sekeramayi speaks out 31 March 2018 HARARE - Former Defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi, who became a career Cabinet minister under former president Robert Mugabe's iron-fisted rule, has opened up for the first time on losing his job when his mentor was stripped of power through a soft military coup last November, the Daily News can...
Mnangagwa reaches out to Mugabe 29 March 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his predecessor, Robert Mugabe, are laying the ground for talks to thaw frosty relations between them, the Daily News can exclusively reveal. The first face-to-face meeting between the erstwhile comrades since the soft coup that ousted Mugabe last Nove...
Mnangangwa reaches out to Mugabe 29 March 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his predecessor, Robert Mugabe, are laying the ground for talks to thaw frosty relations between them, the Daily News can exclusively reveal. Read full story in today's paper. [Adz]
Mugabe, allies press panic button 27 March 2018 HARARE - Allies of former president Robert Mugabe have sent desperate distress calls to both sitting and former heads of state on the continent, on fears that the government may arrest the nonagenarian and his unhinged wife Grace over festering allegations that he engaged in myriad criminal activ...
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...
Chidakwa suspended for plotting against ED 14 March 2018 HARARE - Former Mines and Mining Development minister Walter Chidakwa has been suspended from Zanu PF for allegedly plotting the ouster of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, marking the beginning of his end in the ruling party. “You are hereby served with a Prohibition Order for 14 days, you should...
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...
Mugabe, Grace not part of NPF: Zhuwao 12 March 2018 HARARE - Deposed president Robert Mugabe and his wife, Grace, are not part of new political outfit, National Patriotic Front (NPF), led by retired brigadier general Ambrose Mutinhiri, the former leader's nephew, Patrick Zhuwao, has said. In an opinion piece — Zhuwao brief — published yesterday...
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...
ED takes fight to Mugabe 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. ...
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 must earn US trust 8 March 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his government should deliver a free and fair election this year if they want the United States to lift restrictive measures imposed on Zanu PF officials and their associated companies. It was not surprising that US President Donald Trump last week ren...
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...
Deposed 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. Initiated in ...