Articles tagged 'joice mujuru'

Mujuru estate saga takes new twist 24 May 2018 HARARE - The battle between former vice president Joice Mujuru and step-children of her late husband retired general Solomon Mujuru over a Borrowdale house has taken a new twist after the widow approached the High Court seeking to retain the property. In the application, Joice cites the execut...
Is this the end of Joice Mujuru? 23 May 2018 HARARE - It was in March 2016 when Joice Mujuru emerged in public for the first time since her dismissal from Zanu PF and government in December 2014 to announce that her party — the Zimbabwe People First (ZPF), was determined to take-on her former boss — Robert Mugabe — at the next elections. ...
Mujuru family divided over property 22 May 2018 HARARE - Former vice president Joice Mujuru is at loggerheads with her step-children over a Borrowdale house, which the offspring of the late retired general Solomon Mujuru want to have a share of. This emerged at a family meeting held on Friday at the Master of High Court, where the issue of ...
Mujuru faces grim poll prospects 14 May 2018 HARARE - As Zimbabwe hurtles towards the crunch July/August harmonised elections, former vice president Joice Mujuru, who now leads the National People Party (NPP), finds herself in no woman's land, with her party broke and supporters fleeing to other parties. Once touted as the one to succeed...
Coalition talks died with Tsvangirai: Mujuru 7 May 2018 HARARE - National People's Party (NPP) president — also the People's Rainbow Coalition (PRC) leader — Joice Mujuru has said since MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai's death, no constructive engagements have been made between the parties towards achieving the grand coalition. Mujuru and Tsvangirai — ...
Dozens ditch Mujuru's NPP 22 April 2018 HARARE - Over 30 more senior officials in former Vice President Joice Mujuru's National People's Party (NPP) have dumped her party on allegations of indecision in joining the MDC Alliance. Barely a week after Mujuru's party was hit by a wave of resignations in Mashonaland West, where two senio...
Opposition to attend Uhuru Day celebrations 17 April 2018 HARARE - Opposition political parties have said they will be attending a rally marking Zimbabwe’s 38th independence anniversary celebrations in Harare tomorrow, saying it was a national event. Zimbabweans remember the anniversary of their country’s independence from British colonial rule on Ap...
Mujuru fails to pay $387k for tractors 5 April 2018 HARARE - Former vice president and National People's Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru (pictured) has been dragged to the High Court for failing to pay $387 000 in a tractors deal. Peppy Motors (Private) Limited, trading as Agritech, Sabrina Sarpo and Tony Sarpo are the complainants, while Mujur...
Vulnerability of politicians when they fall from grace 15 March 2018 HARARE - Political leaders appear to be saints for as long as they are in power but tumble off that pedestal of cleanliness once they are out of the power equation. This, however, is not limited to Zimbabwe alone as other countries within and outside Africa have also found themselves in simila...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Mujuru slammed over coalition 7 March 2018 BULAWAYO - ZANU PF youths in Gwanda are tussling for possession of mining claims with aspiring Member of Parliament for Gwanda Central Jafet Dube, in a development that has also sucked in Matabeleland South Provincial Affairs minister Abednico Ncube. So intense has been the fight that Dube has...
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 ...