Articles tagged 'justice ministry'

Let's crush ED: Grace 6 November 2017 HARARE - It never rains but pours for Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Hardly a day after President Robert Mugabe and his wife, Grace, blasted the 74-year-old politician for allegedly fomenting divisions in Zanu PF, the first lady fired another salvo yesterday. In her address to thousands...
Mnangagwa ouster plot thickens 2 November 2017 HARARE - A tension-filled extraordinary congress is in the offing for the ruling party as the influential Zanu PF Women's League has started rallying its structures across the country to lend support behind First Lady Grace Mugabe as the sole beneficiary of a constitutional amendment seeking to c...
It's sink or swim for ED 30 October 2017 HARARE - Political analysts say the recent suspensions of key Zanu PF officials aligned to embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa leave the Midlands godfather with the option of either fighting back or sinking quietly. This comes as Masvingo provincial chairperson Ezra Chadzamira and Midl...
It's sink or swim for Mnangagwa 30 October 2017 HARARE - Political analysts say the recent suspensions of key Zanu PF officials aligned to embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa leave the Midlands godfather with the option of either fighting back or sinking quietly. This comes as Masvingo provincial chairperson Ezra Chadzamira and Midl...
Jostling for CIO top job 29 October 2017 HARARE - Several names are being bandied around as possible candidates to replace Happyton Bonyongwe as the country's top spy. A new director-general of the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) is expected to be named as early as next month, according to authoritative sources in the Preside...
Under-fire Mnangagwa hammered again 28 October 2017 HARARE - Ray Goba has been shown the door as the country's Prosecutor-General (PG), barely two months after assuming the high-profile position. President Robert Mugabe rescinded Goba's confirmation as PG yesterday, in a move seen as a direct attack on Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who pre...
EASTERN NEWS | Chimene feared Mugabe's axe 26 October 2017 MUTARE - Outspoken Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister — Mandiitawepi Chimene — has revealed that she feared losing her job during President Robert Mugabe's recent Cabinet reshuffle due to the rampant smuggling of second hand clothes coming through her province. The forthright Chimene also ...
'Cabinet nominees must get Parly approval' 14 October 2017 HARARE - The MDC is pushing for Parliament confirmation hearings for Cabinet appointees to help uncover flaws in the executive nominees. Kuwadzana East MDC MP Nelson Chamisa suggested that Parliament must probe the Cabinet nominees to expose their ethical, financial or legal lapses ahead of an...
Mugabe's night of the long knives 13 October 2017 HARARE - The Cabinet reshuffle has severely damaged the succession prospects of the so-called Team Lacoste led by Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, but side-lining the VP is going to prove more difficult and potentially more confrontational and violent than was the case with Joice Mujuru, a resp...
Tongues wag over Bonyongwe posting 12 October 2017 HARARE - The unexpected appointment of former Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) director-general Happyton Bonyongwe to head the Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs ministry has sent tongues wagging among ordinary Zimbabweans and political analysts alike — with some claiming it is Presi...
Legal costs too high: Mnangagwa 6 April 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has concurred with sentiment from the public that the legal costs in Zimbabwe are too high. Debating a report of the portfolio committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs on Judicial Laws Amendment (Ease of Settling Commercial and Other Disp...
Zapu dares Mnangagwa on Gukurahundi 4 April 2016 BULAWAYO - With former Education minister David Coltart opening a can of worms with his recently released autobiography — the Dumiso Dabengwa-led Zapu has dared beleaguered Vice President Emmerson Mngangagwa to come clean on the role he played in the Gukurahundi atrocities. Although President ...
Zim defends human rights record 26 March 2016 BULAWAYO - The government has stoutly defended its human rights record, rejecting suggestions from Western countries that it uses torture and jails opponents — insisting its policies are guided by the rule of law. The discussion came in a newly-launched process called the “Universal Periodic R...
Justice perm sec wades into Coltart, Mnangagwa row 24 March 2016 BULAWAYO - The Justice minister is not intimidating anyone against openly speaking about the Gukurahundi atrocities but will not hesitate to actively act upon falsehoods, a senior official said yesterday. The permanent secretary in the Justice ministry, Virginia Mabhiza, said yesterday the min...
No leads in VP office break-in probe 15 January 2016 HARARE - The burglars that broke into Acting President Emmerson Mnangagwa's office presumably on Wednesday night left enough perplexing clues behind to cause some head-scratching about the motive, amid escalating fear it was part of an elaborate plot to bug the offices. In desperation, as inve...
Another break-in at Mnangagwa offices 14 January 2016 HARARE - Yet another break-in has been reported at the offices of embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's Justice ministry offices, despite the fact that the complex where the offices are situated has 24-hour police guard. The break-in was discovered on Wednesday morning when staff repor...