Articles tagged 'jim kunaka'

Our hands are clean: Chamisa 27 November 2018 HARARE - Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday told the Commission of Inquiry probing the deadly August 1 post-election violence in Harare — which left at least six people dead after the military joined police to quell the ugly protests — that his hands are clean and that he had nothing to d...
Zanu PF rattled by renegades' testimony 23 November 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ruling Zanu PF reacted angrily to its former members' testimonies before the Commission of Inquiry into the August 1 killings, calling for the police to investigate the “violent thugs.” Former ruling party officials who included former Harare province yo...
Japajapa, Kunaka appear in court 23 August 2018 HARARE - Political activists Paddington Japajapa and Jim Kunaka were yesterday arraigned before the courts on allegations of inciting and participating in the violence that rocked Harare on August 1. Japajapa was represented by Simon Simango when he appeared before Harare magistrate Ruramai Ch...
Emotions run high over Mugabe succession 10 August 2017 HARARE - Emotions have been running high ever since First Lady Grace Mugabe threw the cat among the pigeons by challenging her ageing husband to anoint a successor. Grace took the unprecedented step of nudging her reluctant husband to name his heir-apparent when she addressed members of the Za...
'Mugabe won't name successor' 23 July 2017 BULAWAYO - Controversial former leader of Chipangano, an alleged Zanu PF terror group, Jim Kunaka, has waded into the ruling party's succession matrix, dismissing suggestions that President Robert Mugabe must name his successor. This comes as the succession debate is heating up, with some war ...
Kunaka a rehab escapee: ZPF 14 June 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) party has said Jim Kunaka cut short the counselling programmes he was going through in ZPF and has gone back to his old ways, a top official in former Vice President Joice Mujuru's party has said. Commenting on Kunaka's highly publicised return to Zanu PF, ...
Mujuru ally tortured 13 November 2014 HARARE - Jim Kunaka, the former Zanu PF youth chairperson for Harare and a prominent supporter of embattled Vice President Joice Mujuru was kidnapped yesterday, savagely battered and left for dead by thugs allegedly belonging to Justice Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa's faction. This orgy of viole...
Rein-in Jim Kunaka, Parly told 6 April 2014 HARARE - Legislators have demanded that Zanu PF youth leader Jim Kunaka be reined-in and stopped from causing chaos in Mbare’s informal trade sector. MDC MP Gift Chimanikire and acting speaker of the National Assembly Reuben Marumahoko both demanded on Thursday that Kunaka be stopped from caus...
Chipangano leader Kunaka eyes Mbare seat 18 February 2013 HARARE - Zanu PF suspected Chipangano leader Jim Kunaka, has elbowed politburo member Tendai Savanhu from the Mbare Constituency where the former ruling party is already sensing victory. Zanu PF has rolled out a plot, not only in Mbare but, in all urban settings across the country, where party fu...