Articles tagged 'hungwe'

'ED will shoot to keep power' 25 May 2018 HARARE - Hardly a week after a junior minister triggered outrage by suggesting that the military will not sanction any transfer of power from Zanu PF, a confidante of President Emmerson Mnangagwa has rubbed salt into the wound by claiming that the incumbent would even “shoot” to retain power. ...
The return of the croc 19 November 2017 HARARE - Rabidly opposed to the Generation 40 in Zanu PF factional politics, Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa — better known as “Ngwena (Crocodile)” — was born in Zvishavane on September 15, 1942 and is reportedly fronting the Team Lacoste faction that is rooting for the Midlands politician taking ove...
Hungwe out of Mr India contest 2 February 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe bodybuilder Victor Hungwe is gutted on missing out on next month's Mr India contest as he is still recovering from a car accident. The Zimbabwe International Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (IBFF) president was travelling from Harare to Gweru when his SUV was side-swiped ...
Push for elections in Masvingo 11 November 2016 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's allies in Masvingo are reportedly pushing for an election of a new provincial executive in a bid to dislodge the current one dominated by members of the rival Generation 40 (G40) faction. According to sources, Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Sh...
Masvingo Zanu PF MPs reject factionalism 4 June 2016 HARARE - Masvingo Zanu PF MPs have resolved to campaign against Provincial Affairs minister Shuvai Mahofa and her Psychomotor counterpart  Josiah Hungwe — both key allies of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa — for allegedly fanning factionalism. Zanu PF chairperson for Masvingo Amasi Nenjana t...
'There is a plot to oust Mugabe' 7 December 2015 HARARE - Gloves are now truly off in the warring post-congress Zanu PF as the party meets for its potentially-explosive annual conference this week, with Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere openly accusing some of his comrades yesterday of plotting to oust President Robert Mugabe from po...
Hungwe wins in SA 29 April 2015 HARARE - Victor Hungwe's gamble of travelling to South Africa at the height of xenophobic attacks paid off after he won the IFBB South Africa contest in Midrand over the weekend. The Zimbabwe bodybuilder won his middle class category before going on to claim the overall prize for the contest t...
Hungwe in SA for contest 26 April 2015 HARARE - Despite repeated warnings from his family and friends, local bodybuilder Victor Hungwe (pictured) travelled to South Africa to participate in tonight's IFBB Africa tournament in Midrand, Johannesburg. South Africa has been rocked by violent xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals whic...
Hungwe SA trip in balance 21 April 2015 HARARE - Victor Hungwe's participation in Saturday's IFBB Africa Show scheduled for Johannesburg hangs in the balance due to xenophobic attacks on foreigners by South Africa nationals. South Africa has experienced serious cases of xenophobic attacks in recent weeks with several foreign nationa...
Hungwe, NFZBBF bury hatchet 15 April 2015 HARARE - Top bodybuilding athlete Victor Hungwe and the National Federation of Zimbabwe Bodybuilding and Fitness (NFZBBF) have finally ironed out their differences. Hungwe and the national federation had been at loggerheads since December 2013 when the former won the Mr Universe title in Naple...
Hungwe on top of the the world 10 December 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwean  Victor Hungwe shocked the bodybuilding world after claiming first position in the U/90kg category at the World Bodybuilding Championships held in Naples, Italy, on Saturday. This was Hungwe’s maiden appearance at the World contest and had aimed a modest number three finish...
Hungwe pulls out of Mr Zim 29 October 2013 HARARE – Victor Hungwe has pulled out of this weekend's Mr and Ms Zimbabwe contest to fulfil an international World Championship contest set for December. The Body Active Gym athlete came second at the WPF South Africa Nationals last month to qualify for the World Championships set for Naples,...
Hungwe, Dekeya qualify for SA Nationals 19 September 2013 HARARE – Zimbabwean bodybuilders, Victor the “Beast” Hungwe and Irvine Dekeya have qualified for the South African Nationals to be held next weekend. The two qualified for the competition after their good showing at the WPZ Chaz Classic at Wits University last week. The two ranked among the...
The Beast pulls out of Mr Zim 21 August 2013 HARARE – Victor “The Beast” Hungwe has withdrawn from the Mr Zimbabwe contest set for November to pursue a career at the international stage. The country's premier bodybuilding contest, Mr and Ms Zimbabwe, returns on November 2 after a five-year absence. The contest was last staged in 2008 and...