Articles tagged 'government of national unity'

Who is fooling who on unity govt? 19 December 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa, not once but twice, last week, ruled out forming a government of national unity (GNU) with opposition leader Nelson Chamisa. On the other hand, Chamisa continues to push for dialogue which he says should not be mistaken as a clamour for another GNU. Mn...
'Chances of 2nd GNU are remote' analysts warn 2 December 2018 HARARE - Analysts say while there is an urgent need for President Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa to “find each other”, crises-weary Zimbabweans should not raise their expectations that the two political rivals will work together anytime soon. Speaking in interviews wit...
Slim chance of GNU analysts warn suffering Zimbabweans 2 December 2018 HARARE - Analysts say while there is an urgent need for President Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa to “find each other”, crises-weary Zimbabweans should not raise their expectations that the two political rivals will work together anytime soon.      
'Zim headed for power-sharing deal' 4 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe could be headed for a power-sharing deal after President Emmerson Mnangagwa's contested narrow win, which perpetuated Zanu PF's 38-year rule, political analysts have said. Mnangagwa won with 50,8 percent of the votes, defeating MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa, who got 44,9...
ED, Chamisa rule out GNU 25 July 2018 HARARE - Despite the latest survey suggesting a possible dead heat in next week's crunch polls, any hopes of Zimbabwe stitching together another government of national unity (GNU) are dead in the water — with both President Emmerson Mnangagwa, pictured, and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa ruling...
Mnangagwa, Chamisa rule out Government of National Unity 25 July 2018 HARARE - Despite the latest survey suggesting a possible dead heat in next week's crunch polls, any hopes of Zimbabwe stitching together another government of national unity (GNU) are dead in the water — with both President Emmerson Mnangagwa, and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa ruling out such ...
MDC rules out GNU deal 21 September 2015 HARARE - The MDC has ruled out the possibility of talks for another Government of National Unity (GNU) with the “crumbling” President Robert Mugabe-led Zanu PF government. Speaking to the Daily News yesterday, MDC spokesperson Obert Gutu said any talks with Zanu PF, would be a betrayal to thei...
Mugabe mulling a GNU of sorts: Aide 10 November 2014 HARARE - A columnist in a State-controlled newspaper, believed to be a senior aide to President Robert Mugabe, has suggested that the nonagenarian may be thinking of instituting a second unity government of sorts. The columnist, Manheru — believed to be Mugabe’s spokesperson and permanent secr...
Another GNU won't solve Zim problems 31 March 2014 HARARE - Dewa Mavhinga, the chairperson for Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition, says civil society should now focus more on empowering citizens to directly demand accountability from government instead of purporting to speak on behalf of the people and rules out another Government of National Unity (GN...
Adios GNU 25 August 2013 HARARE - For four years President Robert Mugabe and outgoing Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai shared tea together, cracked jokes and steered the economy from the edge of a precipice — but this has officially come to an inglorious end. On the one hand Mugabe is triumphant, basking in the glory ...
In defence of a free Zimbabwe 28 July 2013 HARARE - Being a citizen of our beloved country (Zimbabwe) and duly committed to the stability and prosperity of the country and its people, l wish to raise a few issues that are of great importance to us as citizens of our beloved country. As we approach a critical moment on July 31, 2013, wh...
Qualitative difference is hallmark of MDC 26 April 2013 HARARE - The MDC became part of an inclusive government in 2009 after trouncing Zanu PF in the election of 2008 and since then, the party has exhibited a huge qualitative difference from Zanu PF. Only recently, the print and the social media were awash with a misleading story by the New York Time...
Ministerial visit marks Zim-West re-engagement 8 April 2013 HARARE - The West and Zimbabwe have begun to re-engage on knotty issues ranging from diplomatic frictions to targeted sanctions on President Robert Mugabe s regime following a 13-year-long hiatus. Representatives from all three parties of the Government of National Unity (GNU) Patrick Chinamasa o...