Articles tagged 'generation 40'

Jonathan Moyo: Rebel without a cause or voice of reason? 17 July 2017 HARARE - In a bid to stem the factional fights spiralling out of control in his party, President Robert Mugabe barred his quarrelling cadres from using social media to air their views. In spite of the ban, more and more of his officials have fallen in love with social media, principally Twitter ...
Moyo lays into Mnangagwa 27 March 2017 HARARE - Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo has laid into Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, and appeared to accuse the Midlands Zanu PF godfather of orchestrating a dirty campaign against him using inaccurate command agriculture projections. Moyo said while evidence on the g...
Moyo wants to be president: Mutsvangwa 14 March 2017 HARARE - Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo — one of the fiercest critics of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa — is being groomed by the Generation 40 (G40) faction to become the next Zanu PF leader, war veterans' leader Chris Mutsvangwa has claimed. Mutsvangwa, chairperson of the Zimbabw...
We'll crush thieving G40: Mutsvangwa 18 January 2017 HARARE - Firebrand Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) leader and former Cabinet minister, Christopher Mutsvangwa, says ex-combatants are working to “finish off” the Zanu PF faction that goes by the moniker Generation 40 (G40) — as the savage war to succeed President Ro...
'Kick out Mugabe' 11 January 2017 HARARE - In a call that is set to send temperatures soaring higher within the warring Zanu PF, vocal supporter of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Energy Mutodi, has called on the ruling party to hold an extra-ordinary congress to install President Robert Mugabe's successor. Speaking to the ...
War vets blame G40 for violence 2 October 2016 HARARE - War veterans have made sensational claims that Zanu PF young Turks who go by the moniker Generation 40 (G40) are behind the recent spate of violence around the country which saw a former diplomat and three other officials belonging to the fledgling Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) being savag...
'Ask Mugabe to resign now' 25 May 2016 HARARE - As Zanu PF's much-hyped million-man march gets underway today, long-suffering Zimbabweans say the demonstrating party members would best use the opportunity by telling President Robert Mugabe to step down, rather than massage the increasingly frail nonagenarian's ego. The controver...
'Mnangagwa is unelectable' 4 May 2016 HARARE - The boycott by workers of the government-organised Workers' Day rally in Harare on Monday, at which embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa was the guest of honour, has opened the Midlands godfather to fresh attacks from his Zanu PF enemies. Ruling party officials linked to Zanu P...
Zanu PF has no competitor: Mandiwanzira 1 May 2016 BULAWAYO - Despite the fact that even President Robert Mugabe has admitted that Zanu PF is divided along  factional lines — Nyanga South legislator Supa Mandiwanzira — says the party is united and will win elections come 2018. Observers say Zanu PF — which is divided along two factional lines ...
Shut up: Youths tell war veterans 27 April 2016 HARARE - The bad blood between war veterans aligned to embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Zanu PF youths linked to the Midlands godfather's ruling party enemies, the Generation 40 (G40) group, is getting worse by the day. Consumed by factional interests and miffed by what they see...
Midlands province haunts Mnangagwa 19 April 2016 HARARE - The political bombardment of the troubled Midlands province — the perceived citadel of embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's support within the warring Zanu PF — continues unabated, with the region remaining firmly under the curatorship of the party's head office. Well-placed ...
Mugabe mourns Zanu PF demise 9 April 2016 HARARE - A visibly-tired President Robert Mugabe once again openly admitted yesterday that his governing Zanu PF's seemingly unstoppable factional and succession wars had destroyed the party, appealing for unity among his brawling lieutenants. Opening the ruling party's central committee meeti...
Axe sharpens for Mnangagwa's allies 6 April 2016 HARARE - With the warring Zanu PF's politburo and central committee power structures meeting in Harare today and on Friday respectively to discuss, among other issues, dozens of outstanding disciplinary cases, things don't look good for the party's faction loyal to embattled Vice President Emmers...
Mnangagwa allies suffer massive blow 5 April 2016 HARARE - Allies of embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa suffered another huge blow after President Robert Mugabe directed the Midlands Zanu PF provincial executive to haul “troublesome” elements in the province to the party's National Disciplinary Committee (NDC). There had been complai...
'We will die on our feet' 1 April 2016 HARARE - As Zanu PF's seemingly-unstoppable succession wars continue to escalate, the party faction loyal to embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is intensifying its fight-back programmes nationally, targeting all perceived supporters of First Lady Grace Mugabe and her Generation 40 (G40) ...
Lacoste accuses Mugabe on diamonds cash 1 April 2016 MUTARE - Factional fighting in Zanu PF yesterday reached new levels when Members of Parliament (MPs) aligned to Team Lacoste, a faction fighting to have Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa succeed President Robert Mugabe, demanded to know whether the 90-year-old received $50 million which they said...
G40 plans big anti-Mnangagwa demo 31 March 2016 HARARE - As the Zanu PF faction opposed to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa succeeding President Robert Mugabe cranks up the political heat on him — the warring party's ambitious Young Turks, known as the Generation 40 (G40) group, plan to mount a massive demonstration in Harare against the emba...
Chimene speaks on Mutsvangwa tiff 29 March 2016 HARARE - Leader of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) faction aligned to the generation 40 (G40) camp Mandi Chimene says she crossed paths with former war veterans' leader Christopher Mutsvangwa after telling him that he was big-headed. In an interview with the ...
Fresh Zanu PF split imminent 24 March 2016 HARARE - Still reeling from the damaging breakaway from within its ranks of former Vice President Joice Mujuru and her supporters, President Robert Mugabe's warring Zanu PF is facing yet another bitter split — this time involving party members loyal to embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa....
Mnangagwa allies declare war in Midlands 24 March 2016 HARARE - The Zanu PF faction backing embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's mooted presidential ambitions has apparently gone berserk in the Midlands — as the ruling party's deadly factional and succession wars continue to escalate. Interim Midlands chairperson Tapiwa Matangaidze told t...
Ngwena's new age of denials: It wasn't me 24 March 2016 HARARE - Many recall how Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has ad nauseum ad infinitum claimed there have been break-ins at his offices — five times to be precise. The dodgy break-ins at the party and State offices of the former security chief with strong ties to the military and intelligence ...
G40 finishes off Team Lacoste 19 March 2016 HARARE - In arguably the most devastating blow to befall the Zanu PF faction rallying behind embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's mooted presidential aspirations, one of the Midlands godfather's most trusted allies, July Moyo, has now also been booted out of the warring governing party. ...
Mugabe tears into Mnangagwa allies 29 February 2016 HARARE - In yet another ominous warning to the Zanu PF faction that is rallying behind embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, President Robert Mugabe yesterday tore into the VP's followers who have been openly denigrating the nonagenarian's influential wife Grace. Speaking at his belated...
Lacoste wants Mugabe out 17 February 2016 HARARE - As the Zanu PF factional wars get deadlier and dirtier, the party faction linked to embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is increasingly mounting an open rebellion against President Robert Mugabe and his influential wife Grace, amid indications that the group wants the soon-to-be ...
Mnangagwa's allies fight back 16 February 2016 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's allies, reeling from the unrelenting onslaught that they have been under in the brawling Zanu PF, as well as the brutal public skinning that their Midlands godfather received from powerful First Lady Grace Mugabe last Friday, are mounting a spirited fi...