Articles tagged 'happyton bonyongwe'

Bonyongwe defends Chinese crook 15 May 2018 HARARE - Former Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) director-general Happyton Bonyongwe has defended Chinese businessman Sam Pa, arguing he had no criminal record when they engaged him for a business partnership. Sam Pa provided funding and material to the CIO in return for access to Zimba...
Report details soft coup 18 March 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's military neutralised former police commissioner-general Augustine Chihuri and former Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs minister Happyton Bonyongwe after they became a political threat by opposing the November soft coup that ousted Robert Mugabe, a comprehensive report o...
Bonyongwe clarifies Makarau roles 7 November 2017 HARARE - Justice minister Happyton Bonyongwe has dismissed as baseless and unfounded allegations by the opposition that Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Rita Makarau is compromised by serving as a Supreme Court judge and leading the national elections body at the same time. The ...
Jostling for CIO top job 29 October 2017 HARARE - Several names are being bandied around as possible candidates to replace Happyton Bonyongwe as the country's top spy. A new director-general of the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) is expected to be named as early as next month, according to authoritative sources in the Preside...
EASTERN NEWS | Chimene feared Mugabe's axe 26 October 2017 MUTARE - Outspoken Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister — Mandiitawepi Chimene — has revealed that she feared losing her job during President Robert Mugabe's recent Cabinet reshuffle due to the rampant smuggling of second hand clothes coming through her province. The forthright Chimene also ...
'Cabinet nominees must get Parly approval' 14 October 2017 HARARE - The MDC is pushing for Parliament confirmation hearings for Cabinet appointees to help uncover flaws in the executive nominees. Kuwadzana East MDC MP Nelson Chamisa suggested that Parliament must probe the Cabinet nominees to expose their ethical, financial or legal lapses ahead of an...
Mugabe's night of the long knives 13 October 2017 HARARE - The Cabinet reshuffle has severely damaged the succession prospects of the so-called Team Lacoste led by Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, but side-lining the VP is going to prove more difficult and potentially more confrontational and violent than was the case with Joice Mujuru, a resp...
Tongues wag over Bonyongwe posting 12 October 2017 HARARE - The unexpected appointment of former Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) director-general Happyton Bonyongwe to head the Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs ministry has sent tongues wagging among ordinary Zimbabweans and political analysts alike — with some claiming it is Presi...
CIO agent cries for promotion 3 August 2017 HARARE - A senior Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) member has dragged director-general Happyton Bonyongwe and State Security minister Kembo Mohadi to the High Court demanding a promotion. In the application, Luke Hasha — through his lawyers from Matsikidze and Mucheche Legal Practitione...
My life is in danger — Kereke 14 January 2014 HARARE - Munyaradzi Kereke, the Bikita West legislator, has sensationally claimed that people claiming to have been sent by Vice President Joice Mujuru and former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor, Gideon Gono tried to kill him. The maverick businessman also claims Central Intelligence Organis...