Articles tagged 'joice mujuru'

Eddie Cross has failed, says rival 14 February 2018 BULAWAYO - Bulawayo South parliamentary aspirant Clayton Jones has taken a dig at the constituency’s incumbent legislator Eddie Cross, labelling him a failure. Jones, who has been allocated a seat for the constituency under the Joice Mujuru People’s Rainbow Coalition, has already hit the groun...
Mujuru pushes for new coalition 13 February 2018 HARARE - Opposition National People's Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru has finally managed to push for a drop of the of the 'MDC' prefix in the 'MDC Alliance' name and the main opposition party's logo, as she moots a new grand coalition that would involve at least 84 parties. The former vice pr...
Moyo, Zhuwao in Mnangagwa firing line 12 February 2018 HARARE - The chances of Zanu PF's alleged Generation 40 kingpins — Jonathan Moyo, Patrick Zhuwao and Saviour Kasukuwere — returning home any time soon, and making peace with President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government have just dimmed further after the government classified them as security risks. ...
G40 sets sights on Mujuru, MDC 8 February 2018 HARARE - The Generation 40 (G40) faction is bidding to bring together former vice president Joice Mujuru and the MDC as part of its wider campaign to stop President Emmerson Mnangagwa from winning this year's make-or-break elections whose dates are yet to be announced. G40 was locked in a bitt...
State opposes bail for alleged Mujuru attackers 6 February 2018 HARARE - The State yesterday opposed bail against two Zanu PF youths that allegedly beat up opposition leader Joice Mujuru and her National People's Party (NPP) supporters at a rally in Harare. Simbarashe Mudzengerere, 31, and Paul Chitsa, 46, appeared before Mbare magistrate Stanford Mambanje...
Mnangagwa must act decisively on violence 6 February 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa needs to act decisively on acts of violence by party thugs who appear hell-bent on continuing with their barbaric acts in the post-Robert Mugabe era. It is a long known fact that violence is heavily-rooted in Zanu PF and that whenever the party feels threa...
Robert Mugabe's trick rattles Zanu PF 5 February 2018 HARARE - The move by toppled despot Robert Mugabe to join hands with his former deputy Joice Mujuru to mount a presidential electoral challenge against President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Zanu PF has stirred strong emotions and widened fissures along regional lines, the Daily News can report. ...
Mutasa to rejoin Zanu PF 4 February 2018 HARARE - Former State Security minister Didymus Mutasa is ready to rejoin the ruling Zanu PF party, which sacked him in 2014 for hobnobbing with former vice president Joice Mujuru. The Daily News on Sunday can, however, report that Mutasa has put one condition for his return to a party he form...
Two Zanu PF youths in court over Mujuru attack 4 February 2018 HARARE - Two Zanu PF youths have been arrested and appeared in court yesterday for their role in a violent altercation in Harare during a February 1 visit by National People's Party (NPP) president Joice Mujuru, who was also injured in the attack. The duo was remanded in custody to Monday. ...
Mixed reactions to Mugabe-Mujuru alliance 4 February 2018 HARARE - There have been mixed reactions to a coalition of the wounded between former President Robert Mugabe and his former deputy Joice Mujuru, with some analysts saying it will have zero political impact, while some said the former Vice President would reap immense benefits. This comes as p...
Zanu PF must rein in over-zealous followers 4 February 2018 HARARE - Elections can sow the seeds of good governance when adequately managed. But most of the times here in Zimbabwe, elections trigger widespread political violence because they exacerbate tensions in this fragile, conflict-prone, and oppressive society. National People's Party (NPP) presi...
'ED supporters beat Mujuru at rally' 2 February 2018 HARARE - Armed supporters of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ruling Zanu PF party allegedly beat up opposition leader Joice Mujuru and her National People's Party (NPP) supporters at a rally in Harare yesterday where she was due to speak, her NPP has claimed. The alleged Zanu PF youths disrupte...
Mujuru hits campaign trail 9 January 2018 HARARE - Joice Mujuru's National People's Party (NPP) has hit the campaign trail, fronting the People's Rainbow Coalition (PRC) ahead of this year's key general election. Mujuru's spokesperson and NPP's secretary-general Gift Nyandoro told the Daily News that so far, the party has held mobilis...
G40 MPs plot Mujuru alliance 4 January 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF faces a major headache following revelations that a number of legislators linked to the Generation 40 (G40) faction are mulling shifting their allegiance to former vice president Joice Mujuru’s National People’s Party (NPP). A well-placed source in Zanu PF told the Daily News ...
Mujuru's NPP to sue rebels over party name 23 December 2017 HARARE - Joice Mujuru’s opposition political party will take legal action to stop any splinter group using the name National People’s Party (NPP), secretary-general Gift Nyandoro has warned. This comes after the opposition party has split into two groups, the ex-vice president-led NPP and the ...
Mujuru's party splits 20 December 2017 HARARE - Joice Mujuru's opposition party has split into two groups, the ex-vice president-led National People's Party (NPP) and the National People's Party Democrats (NPPD). This comes as the NPP has been rocked by a spate of desertions, with many accusing Mujuru of being captured by a small c...
Knives out for Mavhaire, Nyandoro 14 December 2017 HARARE - National People’s Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru is under pressure to abandon some of her closest allies accused of fomenting discord in the party. The NPP has been hit by serious defections of members, who accuse Mujuru of being misled by the party’s national chairperson Dzikamai Ma...
One-centre of power dilemma for Zanu PF 13 December 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF is in dilemma as to how it could wriggle out of the one-centre of power doctrine created nearly three years ago. In the past, Zanu PF provinces used to vote for the party's vice presidents (VPs) and national chairperson before former president Robert Mugabe secured imperial...
'Zanu PF spooks infiltrated NPP' 10 December 2017 HARARE - Joice Mujuru’s  National People’s Party (NPP) has claimed that its party has been infiltrated at all levels by the ruling party in a bid to weaken it head of the key 2018 elections. Mujuru, who was expelled from Zanu PF in 2014 after being accused of plotting to topple former presiden...
Opposition awakens from deep slumber 7 December 2017 HARARE – After being snubbed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa when he appointed his Cabinet, opposition parties are now ganging up against the new Zanu PF leader who has indicated that the country would go for elections in seven months time. Amid indications that MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai tu...
Opposition urges ED to lead by example 26 November 2017 HARARE - Opposition political parties have hailed President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s inaugural speech this week although they urged him to release all those detained so that they have their day in court. MDC Alliance spokesperson Welshman Ncube said the treatment being given to former president Ro...
Change name, then we talk — Mujuru 13 November 2017 HARARE - Leader of the newly-formed coalition — People's Rainbow Alliance (PRA) — Joice Mujuru has insisted they will only join forces with the Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC Alliance after it adopts a neutral name, among other conditions. Mujuru, who also leads the opposition National People's Par...
ED pressured to join opposition 9 November 2017 HARARE - Former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa is under pressure from his allies and Zanu PF's rivals to join the ranks of opposition politics. Mnangagwa was sacked from government on Monday for “disloyalty, undermining presidential authority, fanning factionalism and plotting to unseat a s...
Alliance name won't change: MDC 7 November 2017 HARARE - Opposition MDC spokesperson, Obert Gutu, has insisted that the opposition parties' coalition name — MDC Alliance — will not be changed. This comes as other opposition parties, including Joice Mujuru's National People's Party (NPP), have been calling for a neutral name for MDC Alliance...
Mujuru, war vets smoke peace pipe 5 November 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) has said it is now ready to work with National People's Party leader Joice Mujuru, claiming President Robert Mugabe was the one who divided them. The ex-liberation fighters played an instrumental role in the campaign to un...