Articles tagged 'joseph chinotimba'

Changing age limits must be resisted 3 September 2018 HARARE - The debate in Zanu PF on plans by some in the ruling party to push for a constitutional amendment that will raise the minimum presidential age limit from the current 40 to between 55 and 60 years is very retrogressive. Clearly, the suggested constitutional amendment is being mooted pr...
Age limit plans divide Zanu PF 31 August 2018 HARARE - Ructions are emerging in the ruling Zanu PF party over its plans to increase the minimum presidential age limit from the current 40 years to between 55 and 60 years. Early this month, controversial Zanu PF lawmaker Joseph Chinotimba, aged 68, stirred a hornet's nest when he said he wo...
Zimbabweans unhappy: Report 21 March 2018 HARARE - While eccentric Zanu PF legislator Joseph Chinotimba was recently appointed Zimbabwe's ambassador of happiness, ironically, Zimbabweans are an unhappy lot, a latest survey has revealed. The country — whose citizens have borne the pain of lurching from one economic crisis to another ov...
Chinoz enjoying life in Dubai 15 February 2018 HARARE - Buhera South legislator Joseph “Cde Chinoz” Chinotimba is living the time of his life in Dubai, where he is attending the World Government Summit on Happiness, flirting and even enjoying beach life. In videos and pictures circulating on social media, Chinotimba got to the point of pra...
Mai Chisamba, Chinoz off for Happiness Summit 10 February 2018 HARARE - Buhera South legislator Joseph “Cde Chinoz” Chinotimba and television personality Rebecca “Mai Chisamba” Chisamba, Zimbabwe's Ambassadors of Happiness left the country yesterday for Dubai to attend the World Government Summit on Happiness. The two were accompanied by minister of Labou...
Revisiting agrarian reform modalities the way to go 2 February 2018 HARARE - The announcement by government that Zimbabwe will now — going forward — consider white farmers for 99-year leases instead of the current five, signals a complete departure from former agrarian policies of former president Robert Mugabe. The new dispensation led by President Emmerson M...
Chinotimba sued $800k over farm 30 January 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF  legislator for Buhera South Joseph Chinotimba and his son, Edwin, have been dragged to the High Court by a white-owned company, which is demanding over $800 000 from the duo after they “forcibly” took over its farm in January 2015. According to court papers filed last Thursda...
Chiwenga mocks graduates, hails Chinotimba 29 January 2018 HARARE – Vice President Constantino Chiwenga last Friday mocked graduates, saying some of them have more than two degrees but had never been on a plane, while he hailed comical Buhera South MP Joseph Chinotimba. In a speech read on his behalf by Lands minister Perrance Shiri at Harare City Lib...
Chinotimba jokes book to be launched tomorrow 25 January 2018 HARARE - Masasi aChinoz (Chinotimba jokes), a book on jocular statements made or formed around the person of Buhera South legislator Joseph Chinotimba will be launched tomorrow at Harare City Library. Recently-installed Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is expected to grace the launch of the...
Chinotimba furious as Buhera RDC fails to utilise $260 000 5 January 2018 MUTARE - Buhera South Zanu PF MP Joseph Chinotimba is angry with his Rural District Council after it failed to utilise more than $335 000  meant for road rehabilitation, highlighting an unacceptable “shame of low absorption capacity” in local government. At least $260 000 remained unspent at t...
Chamisa slammed over US trip 22 December 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF MP for Buhera South Joseph Chinotimba has reprimanded MDC legislator for Kuwadzana East Nelson Chamisa, saying as a pastor he must not be globetrotting bad-mouthing the country. Chinotimba told legislators that Chamisa must clarify to the National Assembly the purpose of his v...
Chinotimba offered council house 3 November 2017 HARARE - Buhera South legislator Joseph Chinotimba could soon acquire a Harare City Council (HCC) house in Belvedere, as the local authority is considering selling it to him. According to HCC housing committee minutes circulated during a full council meeting, Chinotimba has been renting the ho...
Zanu PF MPs want Gukurahundi buried 19 May 2017 HARARE - The Gukurahundi genocide must not be addressed by the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission Bill (NPRC) as it will open old wounds, Zanu PF lawmakers have said. Zanu PF Bindura South legislator Remigious Matangira told the National Assembly on Tuesday during the NPRC Bill debat...
Gay jibe stirs drama in Parly 16 March 2017 HARARE - There was drama in Parliament yesterday after Highfield West Zanu PF MP Psychology Maziwisa was accused of being gay by some MPs. The allegations were brought to the fore by Zanu PF Buhera South MP Joseph Chinotimba who rose on a point of order as Maziwisa had just finished probing En...
Union challenges Chinotimba's life presidency bid 6 March 2017 HARARE - Buhera South Zanu PF MP Joseph Chinotimba's bid to become a life president of the Zimbabwe Urban and Rural Council Workers' Union (ZURCWU) has been challenged by the union's current executive. In a High Court challenge, the union's general secretary Bernad Dhanda said Chinotimba was n...
Zanu PF terror hits by-election 25 November 2016 HARARE - A panicking Zanu PF, fearing a repeat of its recent mauling in the Norton by-election, is going for broke in Chimanimani West, amid allegations that President Robert Mugabe's warring ruling party has deployed the full mighty of its terror machinery there, ahead of tomorrow's by-election ...
Chinotimba threatens teachers 7 September 2016 HARARE - Controversial legislator Joseph Chinotimba is in the eye of a storm after he allegedly threatened to have teachers who had attended an opposition party rally transferred from his Buhera South constituency. While Chinotimba dismissed the allegations that are contained in a report compi...
Introduce $100 bond coin: Chinotimba 15 May 2016 HARARE - For a man who rose to be a parliamentarian on the back of limited education, bizarre antics, outspokenness and humour, it is difficult to discern when he is actually being serious. The people of Buhera South who Joseph Chinotimba represents will hope Wednesday's National Assembly ques...
Chinotimba causes Parly stir 8 April 2016 HARARE - Controversial Buhera South legislator Joseph Chinotimba has thumped his nose at people opposed to the national pledge insisting they should withdraw their children from schools implementing the curriculum if they are not happy with this government initiative.  The national pledge is a...
Chinotimba chases 'longest kiss' record 29 January 2016 HARARE - Organisers of the “longest kiss” contest have said Buhera South Zanu PF legislator Joseph Chinotimba has confirmed his participation in the smooching competition scheduled for Harare next month. The event is being organised by Book of African Records and will see passionate couples lo...
Chinotimba appeals to Makandiwa 18 January 2016 HARARE - Buhera South Zanu PF member of Parliament Joseph Chinotimba yesterday made a passionate plea for assistance from the United Family International Church (UFIC) to complete the  construction of a clinic in his constituency. This comes after the Emmanuel Makandiwa-led church through its ...
'I'm too illiterate to be a minister' 15 December 2015 HARARE - Zanu PF MP for Buhera South Joseph Chinotimba says he has no ambitions to be appointed a minister, owing to his lack of adequate education, despite being praised by President Robert Mugabe as a “down-to-earth” war veteran. In an interview with the Daily News yesterday, Chinotimba said...
Chinotimba blames Sibanda for poll violence 15 September 2015 HARARE - War veterans leader Joseph Chinotimba has blamed Jabulani Sibanda for the 2008 election violence which left at least 200 people, mainly opposition supporters, dead. Speaking at a campaign rally in Epworth on Sunday Chinotimba said, “Jabulani Sibanda led war veterans on a campaign of v...
Man fined for mocking Chinotimba over beard 25 June 2015 HARARE - Joseph Chinotimba, the Buhera South Zanu PF legislator, yesterday dragged an Epworth man who poured scorn on his long beard to the magistrates' courts. Tatenda Benjamin Machingauta, 29, appeared before provincial magistrate Vakayi Chikwekwe charged with contravening the Postal and Tel...
'ZimRights must strip Chinotimba of award' 9 January 2015 HARARE - Human rights defenders have demanded that Zimrights immediately strip Buhera South Zanu PF legislator Joseph Chinotimba of the so-called “Human Rights People's Choice” award controversially conferred on him last year. The calls come after the boisterous politician invaded a farm in Ch...