Articles tagged 'makhosini hlongwane'

Mzembi, Hlongwane reach out to Mnangagwa 28 August 2018 HARARE - Former Cabinet ministers Walter Mzembi and Makhosini Hlongwane have joined the bandwagon of praise singers who are falling over each other to curry favour with President Emmerson Mnangagwa after he was confirmed as the country's leader for the next five years. Mzembi and Hlongwane, wh...
'Zacc selectively arresting politicians' 4 February 2018 HARARE - Citizens have raised concerns over the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc)'s “selective” arrests of politicians, amid indications that they are leaving out the big fish that contributed to the downfall of the country's economy. Since November last year when the army took over g...
Hlongwane questions arrest 30 December 2017 HARARE - Former Sport, Arts and Recreation minister and MP for Mberengwa East Makhosini Hlongwane has questioned his arrest, following claims that he was found with 10 — 50kg bags of beans. According to his lawyer Nqobani Sithole, no charges were preferred against his client, who was picked up...
G40 breaks silence on ED 25 November 2017 HARARE - President Emerson Mnangagwa's inaugural address — in which he promised to revive a dying economy and restore investor confidence — has enlisted positive reactions from members of the Generation 40 (G40) faction, which appeared to be reaching out to him yesterday. G40, a group of young...
Treat our national footballers equally 3 February 2017 HARARE - The issue of equal pay for women in our local sport should be addressed as soon as possible for so many reasons but most importantly — to become truly all inclusive. Parliamentarians last week rightly sought government answers when they took Sports minister Makhosini Hlongwane to task...
Govt must also pay Mighty Warriors 1 February 2017 HARARE - Sports minister Makhosini Hlongwane should not wish away the mistreatment of the Mighty Warriors before and after their national duty at the Women Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Cameroon last year. The welfare of the Mighty Warriors took centre stage in Parliament last week and righ...
Zim athletes warned against doping 23 February 2016 HARARE - Sports minister Makhosini Hlongwane has advised local athletes to stay away from performance-enhancing drugs. Speaking over the weekend at the just-ended Schweppes Troutbeck ATU Triathlon African Cup in Nyanga, the Mberengwa East legislator urged the athletes to embrace the tenets of ...
'We're not good enough' 19 February 2016 HARARE - Despite its popularity, football has brought little success to Zimbabwe and the country might need to find another national sport to pursue according to minister of Sport Makhosini Hlongwane. The Mberengwa East Member of Parliament was answering a question posed by Mutasa Central legi...
Mnangagwa allies not off the hook 26 January 2016 HARARE - The factional and succession wars devouring President Robert Mugabe's post-congess Zanu PF have plumbed new lows after a disciplinary committee in embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's Midlands heartland returned a hotly-disputed verdict on raging infighting in the troubled provi...
Ministers savage Midlands verdict 26 January 2016 HARARE - The outcome of the Zanu PF Midlands provincial hearings into allegations of harassment of ministers by party officials linked to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's faction have been described as “shamelessly partisan”. This was said by the three ministers at the heart of the matter —...
Hlongwane urges bodybuilding team to deliver 20 January 2016 HARARE - Minister of Sport and Recreation, Makhosini Hlongwane, has challenged the National Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (NFZBBF) team to acquaint themselves well at the inaugural Arnold Classic Africa scheduled for Johannesburg, South Africa in May. NFZBBF last weekend named a 28-me...
Terror group hunts ministers 14 January 2016 HARARE - A Kwekwe-based terror group going by the sick moniker “Al-Shabaab” and said to be aligned to one of the factions contesting for power in the warring post-congress Zanu PF has gone berserk, tormenting a number of Cabinet ministers from the Midlands. Speaking to the Daily News yesterday...
Mugabe fires minister Langa 18 September 2015 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe yesterday sacked Sport and Recreation minister Andrew Langa from his Cabinet, his spokesperson said. Langa was shown the door and replaced by Mberengwa East Zanu PF National Assembly member Makhosini Hlongwane, who had just been appointed minister without portf...