Articles tagged 'jonathan moyo'

ED takes over Zanu PF 20 November 2017 HARARE - Former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa made a stunning political comeback yesterday, making good on his ominous promise of two weeks ago to return to Zimbabwe with a bang and take over from President Robert Mugabe at both party and government level, the Daily News can report. In wha...
Game on as Mnangagwa hammers Moyo 13 October 2017 HARARE - Under-fire Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his allies apparently came out guns blazing against Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo at Wednesday's tense politburo meeting in Harare — presenting “hard visual and video evidence” of the latter's alleged anti-Zanu PF shenanigans. ...
Mnangagwa speaks on 'victim' Majonga 13 October 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has broken his silence on the damaging claims that he forced legendary broadcaster Godfrey Majonga to jump from a high-rise apartment in Harare 30 years ago, after he allegedly caught him with a woman said to have been romantically-linked with the under-...
VP takes fight to Moyo 11 October 2017 HARARE - Embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa will today get an opportunity to present a dossier to the Zanu PF politburo on Cabinet minister Jonathan Moyo's alleged plot to destroy the former liberation movement from within as the infighting ripping apart the deeply-divided party escalate...
Zanu PF headed for split 3 October 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF could be headed for a devastating split ahead of the tricky 2018 synchronised elections, laden with tribal rumblings among party faithfuls belonging to minority Shona tribes, the Daily News can report. Indicative of the noxious fallout between hitherto comrades-in-arms in Zanu...
Moyo itching for day in court 22 September 2017 HARARE - Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo, pictured, is ready to clear his name in the wake of a ruling by the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) that threw out his application. In a statement issued through his lawyer, Hussein Ranchhod and Company, on Wednesday Moyo said he w...
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 ...