Articles tagged 'job sikhala'

Speaker apologises to Sikhala 15 October 2018 HARARE - Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda has apologised to MDC Member of Parliament for Zengeza West Job Sikhala after he wrongly ejected him from the august House last Wednesday for making noise, it has emerged. Sikhala along with MDC MP for Highfield Eric Murai were forced out...
Sikhala stirs Zanu PF anger in Parly 8 October 2018 HARARE - Opposition Zengeza West MP Job “Wiwa” Sikhala has become well known in the National Assembly for his provocative and controversial statements. Wiwa, who is MP on the MDC Alliance ticket, sees politics as a bloodsport, and dedicates his time to wheeling out pure political aggression ag...
Sikhala blasts Chiwenga 15 May 2018 HARARE - Aspiring MDC Member of Parliament for Zengeza West Job Sikhala has described Vice President Constantino Chiwenga as being part of the ruling Zanu PF elite which has been taking Zimbabweans for a ride for the past 38 years. This was after Chiwenga brushed off the MDC Alliance and its y...
Sikhala guns for Zengeza West seat 13 March 2018 HARARE - Job Sikhala has declared interest in the Zengeza West National Assembly seat under the MDC Alliance ticket. The recruitment secretary for the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC Alliance said he decided to contest after a wave self-renewal and regeneration of the MDC after the sad loss of Morgan T...
Mzembi mounts defence in graft trial 14 February 2018 HARARE - Former Cabinet minister Walter Mzembi has said the government cannot charge him with corruption over alleged loses incurred during the 2013 United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly because the property belonged to the international body. Mzembi, 54, is jointl...
Sikhala claims MT can still win 12 January 2018 HARARE - An ailing Morgan Tsvangirai and his MDC Alliance can still defeat President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his “reformed” Zanu PF hands down in this year’s eagerly-anticipated harmonised elections, an MDC official has said. MDC national executive member Job Sikhala told the Daily News this we...
Walter Mzembi never did anything wrong: Sikhala 10 January 2018 HARARE - Our senior writer Mugove Tafirenyika speaks to former Foreign Affairs minister Walter Mzembi's lawyer Job Sikhala about the controversy surrounding his decision to represent him in court. Find below excerpts of the interview.
Sikhala speaks on taking oath as lawyer 1 September 2017 HARARE - Firebrand MDC secretary for recruitment Job Sikhala — who signed the High Court’s roll of attorneys officially becoming a lawyer last week -—has said his political life will not affect his newly-acquired legal status. Speaking to the Daily News this week after the oath-taking ceremony...
We will smash Zanu PF: MDC 22 May 2017 HARARE - Firebrand MDC secretary for mobilisation, Job Sikhala, has promised President Robert Mugabe and his warring ruling Zanu PF an even bigger hiding in next year's watershed polls than the shellacking they received in the hotly-disputed 2008 elections. Sikhala's warning comes as oppositio...
Being an MP is waste of time — Job Sikhala 11 May 2016 HARARE - Former St Mary's legislator Job Sikhala says he no longer wants to be a Member of Parliament (MP) since the position is used by many just to line their pockets and not to advance the interests of those who voted them into power. Now just a secretary for recruitment in the Morgan Tsvan...
'MDC brand at its strongest' 8 May 2016 HARARE - Daily News on Sunday reporter Blessings Mashaya sits down with MDC recruitment secretary Job “Wiwa” Sikhala for this wide-ranging interview. Find below, excerpts of the interview. Q: Since your return to MDC from MDC-99, how is your relationship with other members? A: Specifically ...
Female cop beat me up — Sikhala 30 November 2014 HARARE - Firebrand MDC activist Job Sikhala — who stands accused of plotting to oust President Robert Mugabe from power — claims he was battered by cops and tortured by a “foul-mouthed” policewoman yesterday. Sikhala appeared to be in serious pain when a Daily News on Sunday crew visited him a...
Sikhala quizzed, released without charge 30 November 2014 HARARE - Police quizzed former MDC St Mary's legislator Job Sikhala for hours on Thursday on sensational allegations of plotting to topple President Robert Mugabe. The Daily News heard that the name of Zanu PF legislator Nicholas Goche featured prominently during the interrogation. Sikhala ...
Mugabe 'plot' — Sikhala arrested 28 November 2014 HARARE - Firebrand former St Mary's legislator and prominent Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) member, Job Sikhala, was still in police custody in Harare late last night after he was arrested at the Beitbridge Border Post earlier in the day while coming from South Africa. A Facebook posting...
Sikhala scoffs at Mugabe ouster claim 24 November 2014 HARARE - Job Sikhala has scoffed at claims that he met Vice President Joice Mujuru’s emissaries to discuss a plot to oust President Robert Mugabe. The State media yesterday reported that the firebrand politician had met the emissaries at an undisclosed location in Harare. However, Sikhala, ...
'Mugabe must go before 2018' 26 May 2014 HARARE - The Zimbabwean economy will continue to suffer if Zimbabweans do not become proactive in calling for the resignation of President Robert Mugabe from power before the next elections in 2018, MDC official Job Sikhala has said. Sikhala, who recently rejoined the mainstream MDC after aban...
'Tsvangirai is like Wenger' 20 May 2014 HARARE - Morgan Tsvangirai’s rule at the helm of the MDC has been compared to the reign of Arsene Wenger, the manger for English football club Arsenal, who went on a-nine-year trophy-less stint until last Saturday’s FA Cup win over Hull City. The comparison was made by Job ‘‘Wiwa” Sikhala at a...
Sikhala's MDC return non event 19 March 2014 EDITOR — I was surprised when the beleaguered MDC said that the return of Job Sikhala to their party would strengthen them. Indeed, Jonathan Moyo’s equation is spot on — weak plus weak translates to double weak. There is no value addition that can be expected to the MDC from a rusty political ...
'Tsvangirai must forgive Biti, Mangoma' 17 March 2014 HARARE - Returning MDC former secretary for security and ex-St Mary's legislator — Job “Wiwa” Sikhala — feels like he never ditched the party. As he speaks to Senior Assistant Editor Guthrie Munyuki, the firebrand politician makes a passionate plea to colleagues who have formed their own outfi...
Mugabe must go now: Sikhala 17 March 2014 BULAWAYO - Job Sikhala who recently rejoined the MDC led by Morgan Tsvangirai on Saturday said President Robert Mugabe must quit as waiting for the 2018 elections will lead the country into economic quagmire. Sikhala was addressing a rally at Stanley Square in Bulawayo where he told MDC suppor...
Tsvangirai forgives rebels 16 March 2014 HARARE - Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday extended an olive branch to internal rebels pushing for his ouster as he welcomed the party’s prodigal son Job Sikhala back into the movement. The MDC leader told a press conference at the party’s Harvest House headquarters that all party ...
Sikhala rejoins Tsvangirai 13 March 2014 HARARE - MDC 99 leader Job Sikhala has officially rejoined the MDC, as the party president Morgan Tsvangirai continues to reach out to other opposition leaders to join him. Sikhala returned to the party he formed along with Tsvangirai in 1999 along with another founding member Joubert Mudzumwe...
Former Tsvangirai allies want proper invites 4 March 2014 HARARE - Opposition leaders have said they are prepared to engage with  MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai over a grand coalition provided they are approached in a proper manner. The former prime minister told his supporters at a rally in Budiriro over the weekend that he was ready to join hands wit...
Sikhala disbands MDC 99, joins NCA 7 November 2013 HARARE - Job Sikhala has disbanded his MDC 99 party and merged with Lovemore Madhuku's National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) to form “one large political party.” Addressing a press briefing in the capital yesterday, Sikhala said in the interim, the “large party” will operate under the flagshi...
MDC-99 spokesperson jailed for car theft 2 August 2013 HARARE - Aaron Muzungu, spokesperson for Job Sikhala's MDC-99, has been jailed for an effective five years after being found guilty of stealing a car from a Croco Holdings vehicle launch. Muzungu, 39, had been slapped with eight years in jail but three years were suspended on condition that he...