Articles tagged 'jonathan moyo'

New twist to Moyo, Charamba rivalry 25 May 2018 HARARE - Former minister of Media, Information and Broadcasting Services Jonathan Moyo, is escalating his war of words against top bureaucrat, George Charamba — the President's spokesperson. In a blizzard of tweets on the micro-blogging platform Twitter, Moyo, who is reportedly holed up in Ken...
Mawarire roasts Moyo 23 May 2018 HARARE - Former first lady Grace Mugabe is at the centre of a vicious war of words between spokesperson of the stuttering National Patriotic Front (NPF), Jealousy Mawarire, and exiled two former Cabinet ministers — Jonathan Moyo and Patrick Zhuwao — who have been accused of trying to impose thems...
Interpol asked to seize Moyo 22 May 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Anti-corruption Commission (Zacc), in conjunction with the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), have issued a warrant of apprehension against self-exiled former Higher and Tertiary Education minister  Jonathan Moyo (pictured), who is facing 14 counts of fraud. The warrant has ...
Interpol asked to seize Jonathan Moyo 22 May 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Anti-corruption Commission (Zacc), in conjunction with the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), have issued a warrant of apprehension against self-exiled former Higher and Tertiary Education minister  Jonathan Moyo, who is facing 14 counts of fraud. [Adz]
'Zacc has no arresting powers' 29 April 2018 HARARE - Legal experts have said the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) has no powers to arrest suspects and can only do so with the assistance of members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), most of whom would have been seconded to the organisation. The anti-graft powers were put to...
Jostle for Moyo's constituency 18 April 2018 BULAWAYO - A battle is brewing over exiled Jonathan Moyo's Tsholotsho North constituency, with war veterans vowing not to back anyone without military background and liberation struggle credentials. The constituency's Parliament seat was left vacant after Moyo unceremoniously skipped the borde...
Net closing in on Jonathan Moyo 7 April 2018 Farayi Machamire HARARE - The net is closing in on former Cabinet minister Jonathan Moyo, pictured, who has now been indicted for trial next month over serious allegations of corruption which authorities say happened during his time in government. However, it is not clear whether the garrul...
Net closes in on Jonathan Moyo 7 April 2018 HARARE - The net is closing in on former Cabinet minister Jonathan Moyo, pictured, who has now been indicted for trial next month over serious allegations of corruption which authorities say happened during his time in government. Read full story in today's paper. [Adz]
Zimdef forensic audit underway 2 April 2018 HARARE - A forensic audit of Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) is underway, Higher Education, Science and Technology Development minister Amon Murwira has told Parliament. At least six top managers have been sent on forced leave to allow the probe being conducted by PricewaterhouseCo...
'Chiwenga being overly sensitive' 21 March 2018 HARARE - Former Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo has challenged vice president Constantino Chiwenga's $5 million defamation suit against him, saying the words that he said do not amount to insult and that the former army boss is seeking untold riches by making an excessive cla...
Why does Mugabe not just shut up? 18 March 2018 HARARE - Robert Mugabe must never have imagined himself outside the Zimbabwean presidency. He was so drunk with power that his own family at some point actually thought Zimbabwe and Zimbabweans belonged to them. His SABC interview, organised by political flip-flopper Jealousy Mawarire, all ...
Deposed Mugabe fights back 6 March 2018 HARARE - Ousted former president Robert Mugabe has thrown his full weight behind the New Patriotic Front (NPF), led in the interim by retired brigadier general Ambrose Mutinhiri, in what is likely to split the ruling party vote at the forthcoming polls, the Daily News can report. Initiated in ...
'How sneaky G40's final push, power-grab plan collapsed' 23 February 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF'S deposed generation 40 (G40) faction was “within touching distance” of snatching the party's presidency amid revelations that its vile plan included the capture of several strategic institutions, including public media, just days before the ex-liberation movement's December 15 e...
Govt abandons Moyo's Stem route 14 February 2018 HARARE - Government has abandoned the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (Stem) drive as previously adopted by the regime of former president Robert Mugabe. Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development minister Amon Murwira issued a statement yesterday to the...
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. ...
Zim 'coup' sets dangerous precedence for Sadc: Moyo 2 February 2018 The SABC's Foreign Editor Sophie Mokoena speaks to Jonathan Moyo, the former Higher Education minister under former president Robert Mugabe. Moyo fled the country during the military-backed takeover by now President Emmerson Mnangagwa in November 2017. Moyo has re-iterated his views that the n...
Moyo takes fight to Chiwenga 13 January 2018 HARARE - Ex-Cabinet minister Jonathan Moyo has lashed out at Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, expressing his disbelief and disappointment that the government has set up an ad-hoc committee led by the retired general to deal with the thorny issue of skyrocketing prices. In a series of fiery...
Govt reverses Moyo's polytechs degree policy 13 January 2018 HARARE - Government has reversed a policy introduced by former Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo to introduce degrees in teachers' colleges and polytechnics. This policy somersault emerged at a meeting between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and vice chancellors of universities...
'Tsholotsho projects not Moyo's' 10 January 2018 BULAWAYO - Transport minister Joram Gumbo says the projects initiated by former legislator Jonathan Moyo in Tsholotsho were not his (Moyo) but government’s initiatives and as such they will be completed. Gumbo urged people in Tsholotsho to set aside their political differences and embrace deve...
Moyo speaks on whereabouts 9 January 2018 HARARE - Former Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo (pictured) says he is not holed up in Kenya, but still kept his whereabouts a secret for fear of his life. “I'm on Twitter; not in Kenya. It's an open secret that Zanu PF putschists who are insecure in their military coup ima...
Kenyan govt not sheltering Moyo 8 January 2018 KENYA - Despite claims to the contrary, President Uhuru Kenyatta’s government says it has not given political asylum to former Cabinet minister Jonathan Moyo, who is wanted back home to answer a slew of allegations relating to corruption. Moyo has been launching brickbats at President Emmerson...
Stop Moyo's rants, govt urges Kenya 4 January 2018 HARARE - Government is exerting pressure on Kenyan authorities to silence self-exiled former Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo (pictured) who is throwing tantrums at President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration using microblogging site, Twitter. The sharp-tongued politician has been a p...
Mutodi attacks Grace, Jonathan in new song 3 January 2018 HARARE - Musician-cum-politician Energy Mutodi has just released a four-track album titled Ruvheneko that lauds President Emmerson Mnangagwa and predictably attacks former first lady Grace Mugabe. Mutodi, who was ejected from the ruling Zanu PF party by former president Robert Mugabe because o...
ED forgives G40 cabal except Jonathan Moyo, Kasukuwere, Zhuwao 22 December 2017 HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said he had forgiven all but three members of the vanquished G40 faction as he urged Zimbabweans in the Diaspora to come back home “to help rebuild the country.” Mnangagwa travelled to South Africa on his first foreign trip as head of State, visi...
Net closing in on Jonathan Moyo 18 December 2017 HARARE - The net is fast closing in on former Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo who is accused of siphoning more than $400 000 from a State-owned enterprise — the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef), the Daily News can report. A week ago, government sent on forced le...