Articles tagged 'lovemore madhuku'

NCA gives thumbs up to Motlanthe report 23 December 2018 HARARE - The National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) party welcomes the published findings of the Commission of Inquiry set to establish the circumstances surrounding the August 1 unfortunate shooting and killings of civilians. As NCA party we applaud the Commission of Inquiry findings that; ...
Mixed reactions over Diaspora vote ban 2 June 2018 HARARE - Legal experts have expressed mixed reactions over the Constitutional Court (Con-Court)'s ruling in which it threw out an application filed by those in the Diaspora who had sought to exercise their right to vote in the forthcoming elections slated for July 30. While, some lawyers belie...
Madhuku fights for Dean of Law post 6 April 2018 HARARE - University of Zimbabwe (UZ) law professor Lovemore Madhuku has approached the High Court challenging the UZ's failure to appoint him as dean in the Faculty of Law. In the application for review, Madhuku, who is the applicant, cited the UZ and in their official capacities, vice chancel...
Army intervention was illegal 24 March 2018 HARARE - Respected constitutional law expert and University of Zimbabwe lecturer Lovemore Madhuku has said the intervention by the army which culminated in former president Robert Mugabe's resignation last November was illegal in terms of the country's Constitution. Mugabe resigned in November...
Chipanga allowed to tend to farm 9 March 2018 HARARE - Ex-Zanu PF youth leader Kudzanai Chipanga will be allowed to tend to his farm business in Makoni in Manicaland as he waits trial for slandering Vice President Constantino Chiwenga at a press conference last year. Yesterday, Harare magistrate Tilda Mazhande altered bail conditions whic...
Court grants temporary reprieve for Chombo 9 March 2018 HARARE - Former Cabinet minister Ignatius Chimbo, facing charges of criminal abuse of office, has been successful in having his bail conditions relaxed by the Harare Magistrates' Courts. Chombo made the application through his lawyer Lovemore Madhuku to be allowed to report twice a week at Mar...
Ruling on Chipanga bail conditions variation today 1 February 2018 HARARE - Harare magistrate Rumbidzayi Mugwagwa will today make a determination on ex-Zanu PF youth leader Kudzanai Chipanga's application to have his bail conditions relaxed to allow him to attend to his farm business in Makoni in Manicaland. Chipanga is being charged with publishing falsehood...
'Grand coalition Zim's only hope' 14 March 2016 HARARE - Analysts say while it is difficult to stitch together a coherent and effective opposition coalition, it is the only way that Zimbabweans can end President Robert Mugabe's much-criticised stay in power, in the crunch 2018 national elections. The analysts told the Daily News on Sunday a...
Dzamara prayer meeting banned 14 June 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe riot police will be used to stop an opposition prayer meeting today, arranged to highlight the enforced disappearance of a journalist-turned-activist who went missing after staging sit-ins demanding the resignation of President Robert Mugabe. Sunday's prayer rally, called by ...
Madhuku blasts ConCourt judges 31 July 2014 HARARE - Opposition leader and rehabilitated lawyer Lovemore Madhuku has sensationally accused Constitutional Court judges of being Zanu PF supporters who make decisions in favour of President Robert Mugabe's party when it is cornered. Madhuku, who was once convicted of stealing trust funds, s...
Defy Mudenda, Madhuku tells MPs 10 April 2014 HARARE - Constitutional law expert Lovemore Madhuku has urged legislators to defy the decree by Jacob Mudenda, speaker of the National Assembly, gagging them from debating a corruption motion.  Madhuku was speaking at a breakfast meeting organised for legislators by the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Hu...
Madhuku twists knife into Zanu PF 10 March 2014 HARARE - National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) interim leader, Lovemore Madhuku, has left the door ajar for a possible coalition with Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC  but for now he is growing his party, which he contends could make an upset in future elections. Below are excerpts of the interview wi...
Former Tsvangirai allies want proper invites 4 March 2014 HARARE - Opposition leaders have said they are prepared to engage with  MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai over a grand coalition provided they are approached in a proper manner. The former prime minister told his supporters at a rally in Budiriro over the weekend that he was ready to join hands wit...
Madhuku's NCA ship sinking 30 January 2014 HARARE - Lovemore Madhuku’s ship is sinking before it could navigate the tumultuous waters of Zimbabwean politics. Nursing bruises from the by-election drubbing at the hands of Zanu PF, National Constituency Assembly (NCA) has been hit by desertions of key members. Information director Blessi...
Madhuku's NCA courts Mutambara 5 December 2013 HARARE - Lovemore Madhuku, National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) leader, is courting former Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara to join his party, in an effort to mount a strong opposition against Zanu PF in 2018. The constitutional law expert transformed the civil rights organisation from...
NCA's problem of political identity 15 October 2013 HARARE - The announcement that the National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) has transformed into a political party was met with mixed reactions. Apart from the misgivings over converting a civil society organisation into a political entity, the outfit faces a problem of identity in Zimbabwean po...
Madhuku under fire 2 October 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe's opposition parties have said Lovemore Madhuku was “offside” in unilaterally transforming the National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) into a political party. Madhuku on Saturday turned the NCA into a fully-fledged political party in a move that has courted controversy.  “T...
Madhuku turns NCA into opposition party 30 September 2013 HARARE - Lovemore Madhuku yesterday tore into President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, as he officially launched his new opposition political party. In an address to a special congress, Madhuku said he was turning the National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) into a polit...
Zanu PF tears into Madhuku, MDC 28 September 2013 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF has poured scorn on National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) chairman Lovemore Madhuku's bid to form a new opposition political party, saying his project was “doomed.” Madhuku's NCA holds its long overdue congress today where the University of Zimbabwe ...
Madhuku to step down from NCA 24 September 2013 HARARE - Lovemore Madhuku is set to step down this week from National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) to form a new political party. Blessing Vava, the NCA's director for information and publicity, confirmed to the Daily News yesterday that there will be leadership change during the constitution...
A third way is on its way 8 August 2013 HARARE - Amidst the pain of losing elections by MDC formations and different reactions to the results which brought back Zanu PF and President Robert Mugabe to power, our Senior Assistant Editor, Guthrie Munyuki, this week spoke to National Constitutional Assembly (NCA)  chief, Lovemore Madhuku, ...
'Tsvangirai must concede defeat' 6 August 2013 HARARE - National Constitutional Assembly chairperson Lovemore Madhuku yesterday commended the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) for a job well done amid mounting allegations of vote-rigging and urged MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai to concede defeat. Madhuku yesterday told a news conference th...
Madhuku won't succeed: Zanu PF 13 February 2013 BULAWAYO - President Robert Mugabe s Zanu PF has scoffed at the NO vote campaign being spearheaded by pro-democracy group National Constitutional Assembly (NCA). Zanu PF Bulawayo provincial chairperson Killian Sibanda told journalists at the Bulawayo Press Club at the weekend that NCA chairman Lo...
Madhuku ends MDC relationship 29 November 2012 HARARE - Lovemore Madhuku, the National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) chairperson is reviled by his opponents and adored by those enamoured with his activism. From President Robert Mugabe to Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai s party, the mainstream MDC, the University of Zimbabwe law professor is ...