Articles tagged 'mahiya'

Mugabe moves in for the kill 9 September 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF party has turned its guns on Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's bastion of support by pushing for the dissolution of Christopher Mutsvangwa's Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (Znlwva)'s executive though an extraordinary congress to ...
War veterans deny siding with Gumbo, Mutasa 18 February 2017 HARARE - War veterans aligned to Christopher Mutsvangwa yesterday denied throwing their weight behind one of the troubled Zimbabwe People First (ZPF)'s two factions led by the outfit's elders, Didymus Mutasa and Rugare Gumbo, saying they were due to engage Joice Mujuru soon. This comes after t...
'Mugabe's nepotism breeds corruption' 30 December 2016 HARARE - A war veteran leader yesterday sledged President Robert Mugabe, saying the nonagenarian's crude nepotism was breeding corruption, further calling on the president to be ethical in his appointments and warning that he was breeding financial malfeasance and lack of integrity. This comes...
No cash to placate restive war vets 9 December 2016 HARARE - Government is so stone-broke that it cannot afford to avail funds to placate restive war veterans amid faltering efforts to woo them back to Zanu PF, War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube has revealed. The retired colonel's confirmation of a cash flow crisis follows reports that Presiden...
'Minister plotting coup on Mugabe' 17 November 2016 HARARE - Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Mandiitawepi Chimene has accused War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube and military chiefs of effectively plotting a coup d'état against President Robert Mugabe by holding a crucial meeting with disgruntled former freedom fighters while the nonagenaria...
Mphoko, war vets exchange blows 4 June 2016 HARARE - War veterans yesterday responded with interest to a savage assault on them by Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko who accused them on Thursday of engaging in “treason” by endorsing Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa as President Robert Mugabe's shoe-in successor. In his Thursday polemic,...
Explosion rocks war vets hideout 20 April 2016 HARARE - An explosion, believed to have been the result of a small bomb that went off in the basement of Harare Club Chambers — a popular meeting place in the capital for former liberation struggle fighters — has sent alarm bells ringing regarding those who were behind it and their motive. Alt...