Articles tagged 'kudakwashe bhasikiti'

Ex-ally urges Mujuru to join MDC 13 January 2019 HARARE - Former vice president Joice Mujuru’s ex-ally Kudakwashe Bhasikiti has called on the National People’s Party (NPP) president to dissolve her party and join the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC. Bhasikiti is a former member of the Zimbabwe People First (ZPF), which was led by Mujuru, before she l...
Bhasikiti sued over $133k ZETDC debt 17 November 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (Private) Limited (ZETDC) has petitioned the High Court seeking to garnish former Masvingo provincial minister Kudakwashe Bhasikiti's accounts over a $133 000 electricity debt. According to Judith Tsamba, who is the ZETDC's co...
Of Zanu PF political prostitutes 17 December 2017 HARARE - While ladies of the night put on the right makeup, lashes, musk and dresses to entice clients, their counterparts in the political arena use words, and exaggerated loyalty to charm the mighty and powerful. It sounds like fiction that at her peak, former first lady Grace Mugabe's face ...
Bhasikiti pleads to return to Zanu PF 30 November 2017 HARARE – Former minister of State for Masvingo Province, Kudakwashe Bhasikiti, has dumped his allies Rugare Gumbo and Didymus Mutasa and is now pleading to rejoin Zanu PF. “I have always loved to work for my party and serve the people of Zimbabwe through the party's original ideals,” said Bhas...
ZPF fires Mutambara 26 October 2017 HARARE - Opposition Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) has split again after party elders withdrew their support from interim president Agrippa Mutambara. This comes after former Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Kudakwashe Bhasikiti jumped ship from the Mutambara-led party to join hands with Didy...
Moyo turns down ZPF 4 May 2017 HARARE - Former Industry and Commerce minister-turned-Zanu PF critic Nkosana Moyo turned down an offer to become Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) leader, forcing the party to settle for ex-diplomat Agrippa Mutambara, it has emerged. The party's interim secretary for administration, Kudakwashe Bhasi...
ZPF splits again 25 April 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) has once again been rocked by chaos, with the party's elders — Rugare Gumbo and Didymus Mutasa — announcing yesterday that they are still in charge, not former army general Agrippa Mutambara. The party, which was led by former vice president Joice Mujur...
Bhasikiti refuses to concede defeat 21 April 2017 HARARE - Kudakwashe Bhasikiti has declined to concede defeat to the Zanu PF Mwenezi East MP-elect Omar Joosbi. Bhasikiti pulled out of the by-election race citing intimidation and vote buying. The National Assembly constituency seat fell vacant following the death of the incumbent MP Joshua...
Mwenezi East candidates in war of words 15 March 2017 HARARE - The battle for the Mwenezi East seat is escalating, with Zanu PF and Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) candidates embroiled in a war of words ahead of the by-election. ZPF's Kudakwashe Bhasikiti is accusing his former party, Zanu PF, of deploying the full might of its terror machinery and e...
Bhasikiti sued over $133k Zesa bill 10 March 2017 HARARE - Expelled Zimbabwe People First official Kudakwashe Bhasikiti has been dragged to the High Court for allegedly failing to settle a $133 000 Zesa bill. The debt — owed to Zesa's subsidiary, the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC), and dating back to Februa...
Stand ready for President Grace, says Bhasikiti 1 December 2015 HARARE - Former Masvingo provincial minister Kudakwashe Bhasikiti has warned his former comrades in the warring post-congress Zanu PF to prepare to salute First Lady Grace Mugabe as the party's leader, saying sarcastically that “she is going to inherit what is rightfully hers”. Speaking tongue...
People First cagey about launch 7 September 2015 HARARE - Disgruntled liberation struggle stalwarts, grouped under the “original” Zanu PF using the slogan, People First, are being cagey about when exactly they plan to officially launch their party. Speaking in an interview with the Daily News last weekend, former Masvingo minister of State, ...
State must come clean on 'abductions' 21 July 2015 HARARE - Expelled Zanu PF senior member and former Masvingo resident minister, Kudakwashe Bhasikiti, as reported yesterday in our sister publication — the Daily News On Sunday — foiled an abduction attempt on him after he dramatically turned the tables on alleged intelligence details who had been...
Go now, Bhasikiti advises Mugabe 21 July 2015 HARARE - Former Masvingo resident minister, Kudakwashe Bhasikiti (pictured), says the time has come for him and other Zimbabweans to work in earnest to turf President Robert Mugabe's ruling party out of power because the former liberation movement is now “a wicked regime” that is sucking the bloo...
Ex-minister 'foils' abduction attempt 20 July 2015 HARARE - Expelled Zanu PF senior member and former Masvingo resident minister, Kudakwashe Bhasikiti, said yesterday that he had foiled an abduction attempt on him after he dramatically turned the tables on alleged intelligence details who had been trailing him for more than a week. Bhasikiti, ...
Form your own party, court tells Bhasikiti 18 July 2015 HARARE - Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku yesterday advised expelled Zanu PF legislator Kudakwashe Bhasikiti to form his own party, as the court could not mend a “broken marriage”. As soon as Chidyausiku said this, the former Mwenezi East Member of Parliament had no option but to withdraw his...
Bhasikiti's appeal dismissed 10 July 2015 HARARE - High Court judge Chinembiri Bhunu yesterday dismissed former Masvingo Provincial State minister Kudakwashe Bhasikiti's appeal challenging his expulsion from Zanu PF. Mugabe's lawyer Terence Hussein had opposed Bhasikiti's application on the basis that he had failed to exhaust internal...
You are offside, Mugabe told 8 July 2015 HARARE - Expelled former Zanu PF bigwig, Kudakwashe Bhasikiti, is taking President Robert Mugabe, pictured, on for going ahead with the proclamation of by-election dates for the Mwenezi East Constituency, saying this is “patently unconstitutional”. In an urgent chamber application, in response...
'Courts can't review Mugabe's decision' 3 July 2015 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's lawyer Terence Hussein has said that courts cannot review the decision by the head of State and Zanu PF to expel the former Masvingo Provincial minister Kudakwashe Bhasikiti from the ruling party. Hussein was making submissions in an application filed by Bhas...
Axed minister tackles Mugabe 1 July 2015 HARARE - The High Court hearing of an application by former Masvingo Provincial minister Kudakwashe Bhasikiti in which he has dragged President Robert Mugabe to court challenging his expulsion from the ruling party was yesterday deferred to today. High Court judge Chinembiri Bhunu, who is hand...
Zanu PF triggers more by-elections 12 June 2015 HARARE - Expelled Zanu PF stalwarts Ray Kaukonde, Kudakwashe Bhasikiti and David Butau were yesterday formally ejected from Parliament — setting the stage for more costly by-elections at a time that the government is saddled with massive debts and failing to meet its obligations. Jacob Mudenda...
Bhasikiti drags Mugabe to court 10 June 2015 HARARE - Former Masvingo Provincial State minister Kudakwashe Bhasikiti Chuma has dragged President Robert Mugabe and Zanu PF to court challenging his expulsion from the party. In the High Court application filed on Monday, the Mwenezi East Zanu PF legislator accused Mugabe and his party of bl...
Bhasikiti slams Grace, Mphoko 2 June 2015 HARARE - Former Masvingo Provincial State minister Kudakwashe Bhasikiti has lashed out at First Lady Grace Mugabe and Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko, saying the two have no authority to expel him from Zanu PF. Bhasikiti told the Daily News in an unsolicited interview on Sunday that he will ...
Bhasikiti decreed to withdraw Chingwizi Parliament motion 19 May 2015 HARARE - THE ruling Zanu PF has ordered former Masvingo provincial minister Kudakwashe Bhasikiti to retract his motion from the National Assembly condemning government for failing to compensate Tokwe-Mukorsi villagers. Zanu PF legislators who briefed the Daily News yesterday said Bhasikiti wa...
Bhasikiti exposes corrupt ministers 31 March 2015 HARARE - In a stunning revelation, former Masvingo State minister Kudakwashe Bhasikiti says President Robert Mugabe is sitting on reports detailing how some of his ministers demand kickbacks from investors and the country's few remaining white farmers. Speaking in an exclusive interview with t...