Articles tagged 'mandi chimene'

'Chimene's constituency neglected' 5 April 2018 HARARE - Former Manicaland minister of State Mandi Chimene’s constituency was heavily neglected despite her powerful position in government and the ruling Zanu PF party with impassable roads and women giving birth under candlelight in some clinics. Speaking on the sidelines of a sports gala at...
Council probes Chimene, Chombo 14 December 2017 MUTARE – Mutare City Council (MCC) has compiled a dossier listing properties that were either sold or processed by the city during the tenure of Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Mandiitawepi Chimene in a move which could potentially see former Finance minister Ignatius Chombo being asked to...
Zanu PF finishes off Moyo, Tyson 29 November 2017 HARARE – Zanu PF has hammered the final nails on the political coffins of former Cabinet ministers — Jonathan Moyo, Saviour Kasukuwere and Ignatius Chombo – when it recalled the trio and two others from Parliament which duly announced yesterday that they had ceased to be members of the National A...
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 ...
Chimene knocked out in ZNLWVA fight 26 October 2017 HARARE - The High Court has handed down a final order, barring Manicaland provincial governor Mandiitawepi Chimene from interfering with the operations of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) and declared Christopher Mutsvangwa the bona fide leader of the organisat...
Chimene fumes at the war vets leader 13 July 2017 HARARE - Manicaland provincial Affairs minister Mandiitawepi Chimene has flew into a rage over plans to close war veterans’ offices in Mutare in a bid to stop her masquerading as a leader of ex-liberation war fighters. This comes after the High Court barred Chimene from pretending to be the in...
Zanu PF fumes over 'rural party' jibe 1 June 2017 HARARE - Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Mandi Chimene has slammed South Africa's Higher Education minister Blade Nzimande, labelling him a “daft politician”, after he described President Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF as a “rural party”. This comes as the South African Communist Party (SACP) ...
Chimene knocked out in Mutsvangwa fight 18 May 2017 HARARE - The High Court yesterday threw out Manicaland provincial governor Mandiitawepi Chimene's application in which she sought the nullification of an order that identified Christopher Mutsvangwa as Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA)'s legitimate leader. Judge Da...
Chimene revives Mutsvangwa fight 16 May 2017 HARARE - Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Mandiitawepi Chimene has approached the High Court seeking to nullify an order that identified Christopher Mutsvangwa as legitimate leader of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA). This comes after the court in Februa...
Minister calls for Mnangagwa's arrest 23 February 2017 HARARE - In a stunning call that is set to tear the warring ruling Zanu PF further apart, Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Mandi Chimene says Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa should be arrested for allegedly inciting his Zanu PF supporters to engage in acts of treason. At the same time,...
Zanu PF wars suck in military 11 November 2016 HARARE - Outspoken Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Mandiitawepi Chimene has accused military chiefs and some Zanu PF bigwigs of sidelining war veterans loyal to President Robert Mugabe, as the ruling party's succession wars and its scramble for the support of ex-combatants intensifies ahea...
'Mnangagwa must quit Zanu PF' 2 September 2016 HARARE - Former Zanu PF Mashonaland West chairperson Temba Mliswa has said Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa should resign to save his integrity, as he is facing relentless attacks from his juniors. Mliswa said President Robert Mugabe is failing to respect his VPs, making it difficult for them...
We're not fazed by army threats: Chimene 12 August 2016 HARARE - The battle of attrition raging within President Robert Mugabe's faction-ridden Zanu PF is getting uglier by the day, with the ruling party faction opposed to embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa claiming yesterday that those rallying behind the Midlands godfather were being led li...
Mutodi lashes Chimene over Mnangagwa 4 August 2016 HARARE - Outspoken Zanu PF activist Energy Mutodi says plots by Manicaland provincial minister Mandi Chimene to put a wedge between Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and President Robert Mugabe are futile because the two are “inseparable”. Mutodi, who is viewed as a Mnangagwa sympathiser, said...
Mnangagwa dumps allies 31 July 2016 HARARE - Beleaguered Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday moved to publicly disown his allies again, as he battles to save his political career — saying contrary to suggestions by his Zanu PF foes, he remained loyal to President Robert Mugabe and had no intention of pushing the nonagenaria...
Mnangagwa in soup, again 28 July 2016 HARARE - Yesterday's meeting in Harare between President Robert Mugabe and Zanu PF supporters, including a faction of war veterans, presented yet another plum opportunity for the ruling party enemies of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa to embarrass and beat down the embattled Midlands godfather ...
Chimene speaks on Mutsvangwa tiff 29 March 2016 HARARE - Leader of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) faction aligned to the generation 40 (G40) camp Mandi Chimene says she crossed paths with former war veterans' leader Christopher Mutsvangwa after telling him that he was big-headed. In an interview with the ...
Mugabe belts Mutsvangwa 21 February 2016 HARARE - An angry President Robert Mugabe — thoroughly fed up with his ruling Zanu PF's indisciplined and warring underlings — savaged ousted war veterans leader Christopher Mutsvangwa last night, virtually signalling the end of his career both in the former liberation movement and in government....
Chimene claims to have received death threats 18 February 2016 HARARE - New Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) leader Mandi Chimene  is claiming to have received death threats. Chimene, who took over the reins from deposed Christopher Mutsvangwa, was seemingly upset by the reported development, and told a news conference on Tue...
Chimene new war vets chair 15 February 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) has appointed Manicaland provincial governor Mandi Chimene as its new leader following last weekend's ouster of Christopher Mutsvangwa. ZNLWVA national secretary for legal affairs, Thomas Makambe, told a news conferenc...
Chimene snubs VP, minister for touts 9 November 2015 MUTARE - Minister of State for Provincial Affairs for Manicaland Mandi Chimene was on Friday placed in a catch 22 situation in which she had to choose between hosting Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa at a public lecture in Nyanga and Indigenisation minister Patrick Zhuwao at a Mutare Vocational ...