Articles tagged 'g40'

Moyo says he almost resigned 7 November 2018 HARARE - Former Higher and Tertiary Education minister has sensationally claimed that the period between December 2014 and November 2017 was like hell for most bureaucrats in former president Robert Mugabe's government to the extent that he almost tendered his resignation. Moyo, who is living ...
Politburo rejects G40 bigwigs 26 October 2018 HARARE - The ruling party has all but shut its door on the majority of members of the Generation 40 (G40) faction who were seeking to re-join Zanu PF, nearly a year after they were given their marching orders. Addressing journalists at the Zanu PF headquarters after the meeting of its politbur...
'G40 war vets beg for mercy' 21 August 2018 BULAWAYO - A section of war veterans who worked closely with the Generation 40 (G40) faction have reportedly been begging for mercy from their colleagues steering the main Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (Znlwva). A section of Znlwva had, prior to former president Robert ...
Kasukuwere under ZRP spotlight 18 July 2018 HARARE - Former Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere is said to have been placed on the “persons of interest” list by the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP). [Adz]
ED security fears mount 2 July 2018 HARARE - As the country hurtles towards the July 30 national elections, the security of President Emmerson Mnangagwa is increasingly becoming an issue, with authorities revealing at the weekend that they will take extraordinary measures to secure his safety. This comes after Mnangagwa narrowly...
Mugabe's nephew attacks Britain 30 June 2018 HARARE - Sulking nephew of former president Robert Mugabe, Patrick Zhuwao — who was among alleged kingpins of the vanquished Generation 40 (G40) faction — has accused the British government of aiding Zanu PF in an alleged plot to unleash violence ahead of next month's harmonised national election...
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...
Grace fired me: ED 19 June 2018 HARARE - Preisdent Emmerson Mnangagwa has said he was sacked as the country's vice president last year by Grace Mugabe, using her influence on former president Robert Mugabe, whom he said was no longer in a position to lead the country. Mnangagwa revealed this in a High Court application in wh...
ED seeks to escape Mugabe's shadow 18 June 2018 HARARE - The man who deposed longtime president Robert Mugabe is literally wearing his campaign promises on his sleeve six weeks before a historic election: Fight corruption, develop the economy, re-engage with the rest of the world and create jobs. Emmerson Mnangagwa's colourful blazer, which...
Zanu PF fretting over G40 threats 8 June 2018 HARARE - Ahead of next month's decisive polls, Zanu PF is fretting over threats by the Generation 40 (G40) faction, which has openly thrown its full weight behind the MDC Alliance led by Nelson Chamisa of the MDC. On Tuesday, the G40 faction, which is rabidly opposed to President Emmerson Mnan...
New twist to Moyo, Charamba rivalry 25 May 2018 HARARE - Former minister of Media, Information and Broadcasting Services Jonathan Moyo, is escalating his war of words against top bureaucrat, George Charamba — the President's spokesperson. In a blizzard of tweets on the micro-blogging platform Twitter, Moyo, who is reportedly holed up in Ken...
'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...