Articles tagged 'jonathan moyo'

ED allies plot to drown Mugabe 20 September 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe has a lot of homework to do ahead of next year's decisive polls amid revelations that allies of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa have hatched an improved version of the 2008 Bhora Musango strategy to shipwreck his re-election bid, the Daily News can report. Re...
ED ready for Moyo 11 September 2017 HARARE - In an unprecedented move, President Robert Mugabe on Saturday revealed hitherto unknown goings-on in Zanu PF — telling thousands of party supporters who gathered in Bindura some of his party's secrets which  included Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's latest dossier he wants to use agai...
Govt must consider schools plight 3 September 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe — a former educationist himself — last week officially opened the Education Conference and Expo 2017 in Harare, a story which was carried in Friday’s edition of our sister paper, the Daily News. While the conference may have been valuable for headmasters and te...
Sekeramayi denies poisoning Mnangagwa 30 August 2017 HARARE - Cabinet ministers accused of poisoning Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa have rubbished the allegations as ludicrous, saying their hands were clean. This comes as one of Mnangagwa's loyalists, Energy Mutodi, sensationally claimed last week that Health and Child Care minister David Par...
Mnangagwa back at work 30 August 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has returned to work after spending weeks away from his official duties following emergency surgery prompted by a suspected and alleged poison attack at a youth interface rally in Gwanda early this month. Mnangagwa made appearances at his Munhumutapa ...
ED must clear the air on poisoning claims 30 August 2017 HARARE - The atmosphere in the ruling Zanu PF party, and in the country at large, has become poisoned with suspicions following Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s alleged poisoning, while in Gwanda, about four weeks ago. Government alleges that he ate “stale food” but this is being disputed b...
Jonathan Moyo challenges ED on poisoning 23 August 2017 HARARE - Cabinet minister and Zanu PF politburo member Jonathan Moyo waded into the saga involving the alleged poisoning of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday; suggesting that police should investigate and establish what caused his sudden illness. President Robert Mugabe's government ...
Moyo must be upfront with the media 21 August 2017 HARARE - Something is certainly amiss with the way Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo is thumbing his nose at journalists who will be going about their duties. Like a teaser bull seeking to frighten a more potent opponent, he belligerently kicks dust in all places at the sight of inconven...
Mugabe defends Chiwenga's PhD 16 August 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe yesterday chose the packed National Sports Stadium as the best platform to heap praises on the military boss Constantino Chiwenga for attaining a doctorate degree — while in the process invalidating claims by Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo — ...
Outrage over $1bn Mugabe varsity 14 August 2017 HARARE - Opposition parties have slammed government's plans to construct a $1 billion state-of-the-art university named after President Robert Mugabe. The parties argued that the learning facility — to be owned by the Robert Mugabe Foundation (RMF) — is a waste and misuse of taxpayer's money a...
Govt to build $1bn Mugabe university 10 August 2017 HARARE - Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo yesterday stunned journalists when he revealed that influential First Lady Grace Mugabe has pressured government to build a state-of-the-art university to be named after her husband at a cost of $1 billion. The Robert Gabriel Mugabe...
Moyo reverses closure of private colleges 8 August 2017 HARARE - Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo has reversed an order issued by his ministry evoking the closure of more than 300 private schools and independent colleges alleged to be “operating illegally”. Of the 300 private schools and colleges, more than a third of them were ...
Govt shuts down over 300 schools 7 August 2017 HARARE - The Higher and Tertiary Education ministry yesterday ordered the immediate shutdown of more than 300 private schools and independent colleges for “operating illegally”. The Jonathan Moyo-led ministry said it has been carrying out its mandate of inspecting private and independent train...
Zacc meets to weigh Moyo graft rap 1 August 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) is today expected to meet to deliberate on the fate of fraud-accused Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo, following claims by First Lady Grace Mugabe that the minister had no case to answer. Moyo has been under the cosh o...
War vets target ministers 22 July 2017 HARARE - Former Cabinet minister and chairperson of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) — Christopher Mutsvangwa has warned that the former freedom fighters will not rest until two ministers they accuse of sowing divisions in Zanu PF — Saviour Kasukuwere and Jonatha...
Sparks fly in Zanu PF politburo 21 July 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF's politburo has virtually become a war zone for factional fights playing out in the top echelons of the ruling party, with Wednesday's meeting proving beyond any reasonable doubt that President Robert Mugabe now remains the glue keeping the party from disintegrating, the Daily Ne...
Jonathan Moyo: Rebel without a cause or voice of reason? 17 July 2017 HARARE - In a bid to stem the factional fights spiralling out of control in his party, President Robert Mugabe barred his quarrelling cadres from using social media to air their views. In spite of the ban, more and more of his officials have fallen in love with social media, principally Twitter ...
Mutsvangwa warns Moyo 13 July 2017 HARARE - War Veterans leader Christopher Mutsvangwa has warned Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo that the country's army will soon descend on him if he does not shut up. This comes after Moyo has cast aspersions on the defence chief Constantino Chiwenga's PhD from University...
Mapfumo mocks Command Agriculture 8 July 2017 HARARE - Chimurenga music legend Thomas Mapfumo has fired barbs at government initiated Command Agriculture programme saying the programme has brewed the ongoing tiff between senior government officials. The $500 million scheme was initiated by government at the start of last year in a bid to ...
Moyo denies responsibility for Daily News bombing 6 July 2017 HARARE - Former Information minister Jonathan Moyo has denied responsibility for the 2001 bomb attack at the print works of leading independent newspaper, the Daily News, which was seen by many as a government-backed campaign of intimidation. Moyo, now a Higher Education minister, said on micr...
War vets want Moyo censured 4 July 2017 HARARE - War veterans yesterday accused President Robert Mugabe of failing to rein-in Politburo member Jonathan Moyo who has been wantonly attacking Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and key members of his Team Lacoste Zanu PF faction. Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNL...
Chiwenga after Jonathan Moyo 28 June 2017 HARARE - Constantino Chiwenga, the commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF), has once again waded into the factional fights rattling the governing party, taking aim at Jonathan Moyo — the Zanu PF politburo member — whom he is accusing of undermining the Command Agriculture scheme, whose imp...
Cell phones banned at politburo meeting 15 June 2017 HARARE - The ruling Zanu PF has taken the unprecedented step of banning its members from bringing cell phones to politburo meetings amid concerns that there were some in the party who are leaking information to the media. Politburo chair, President Robert Mugabe, was in a no-nonsense mood when...
Con-Court reserves ruling in Moyo's case 15 June 2017 HARARE – Chief Justice Luke Malaba yesterday said Cabinet minister and Zanu PF politburo member Jonathan Moyo did not exhaust all remedies available to him when he approached the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) to challenge the Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commission (Zacc) arresting powers. Mala...
D-Day for Jonathan Moyo 14 June 2017 HARARE - Cabinet minister and Zanu PF politburo member Jonathan Moyo will today know if he has escaped the graft charges levelled against him by the Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commission (Zacc) when the Constitutional Court hears his application challenging the arresting powers of the anti-graft bo...