Articles tagged 'martin dinha'

Govt to avail renewable energy 26 March 2018 HARARE - Energy and Power Development minister Simon Khaya Moyo says the biogas digester programme being spearheaded by the Rural Electrification Fund (REF) is part of government's strategy to avail environmentally-friendly, sustainable and renewable energy services. The minister made the rema...
Case against Tyson collapses 12 November 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF's national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere, who was facing allegations of setting up parallel structures to dethrone President Robert Mugabe, is now technically off the hook following the dismissal of former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa. Kasukuwere's case had been ...
Mugabe neutralising Zanu PF factions 8 August 2017 HARARE - Amid ugly infighting over his succession, President Robert Mugabe is pinning his re-election hopes on the Zanu PF Youth League, which he is using to neutralise bigwigs jostling to succeed him. The shrewd politician, who is going around the country's 10 political provinces to meet the ...
Zanu PF bigwigs face exit 31 July 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF youths have thrown the gauntlet to the ruling party bigwigs saying everyone but President Robert Mugabe will be challenged in the primary elections ahead of next year’s elections. With Mugabe the only one who has been endorsed as Zanu PF candidate for the 2018 elections — his ...
High noon for Kasukuwere? 13 May 2017 HARARE - All eyes are on the brawling Zanu PF's next politburo meeting, amid confirmation yesterday that the probe team appointed by President Robert Mugabe to investigate grave allegations against the party's under-fire national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, has completed its work. ...
Fired Chi-Town councillors fight back 11 May 2017 HARARE - Fired Chitungwiza Municipality councillors have argued that their dismissal was illegal, accusing Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere of using an unsanctioned audit report to nail them. Last month, Kasukuwere sacked the town’s 25 councillors after they were implicated in corr...
'Chi-town councillors' suspension unlawful' 1 May 2017 HARARE - Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere's suspension of Chitungwiza councillors is unconstitutional, the Chitungwiza Residents Trust (Chitrest) has said. Last week, Kasukuwere suspended the town's 25 councillors, including the Mayor Phillip Mutoti, over corruption allegations. ...
'Tyson' fires Chitungwiza councillors 28 April 2017 HARARE - Embattled Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere yesterday fired all the 25 Chitungwiza councillors over corruption allegations. MDC organising secretary for Chitungwiza Rangarirai Mutingwende alleged the move was a part of a bigger plot to enable the cornered Zanu PF national p...
Chaos, tension at Tyson inquest 27 April 2017 BINDURA - A deadly cocktail of tension and chaos reigned at yesterday’s Zanu PF Mashonaland Central provincial meeting, as rival factions jockeyed for the attention of a high-level team that was dispatched here to look into grievances against the party’s embattled national political commissar, Sa...
Zanu PF wars changing gear 26 April 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF's deadly but fluid politics is witnessing yet another dramatic realignment of forces, with the warring former liberation movement now said to be courting youth leaders who were expelled two years ago on fuzzy charges of undermining President Robert Mugabe and his powerful wife Gr...
Zanu PF burns as 'chefs' fight 25 April 2017 HARARE - The ugly tribal, factional and succession wars devouring President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu PF have once again reached worrying levels, amid revelations that the party faction opposed to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa succeeding President Robert Mugabe is facing a complete annihila...
Mnangagwa's 'fumigation' rant draws fire 25 April 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's claim that the ruling party is “fumigating” elements bent on weakening it ahead of the 2018 harmonised elections has angered some people who claim that the statement reminds them of the Gukurahundi killings of innocent civilians in the early 1980s. ...
Kasukuwere is in deep trouble 19 April 2017 HARARE - Hyenas continue to prowl at the door of embattled Zanu PF national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, with his party enemies vowing yesterday that it is “just a matter of time” before he faces the firing squad in the warring former liberation movement. This comes as it emerged y...
Gamatox fingered in Mash Central war 12 April 2017 HARARE - Embattled acting Zanu PF chairperson for Mashonaland Central Dickson Mafios says party members who recently demonstrated against him and his brother Saviour Kasukuwere included “desperate” followers of former vice president Joice Mujuru. He also told the Daily News yesterday that he w...
Vultures circle wobbly 'Tyson' 10 April 2017 HARARE - The Zanu PF enemies of the party's under-siege national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, are raining in deadly blows and ratcheting up their fierce assault on him all round — making his political future in the warring former liberation movement look increasingly tenuous. This ...
Minister gets death threats 7 April 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF's ugly tribal, factional and succession wars have once again taken an ominous turn — with Mashonaland Central regional minister, Martin Dinha, saying yesterday that he had received death threats from his party foes. The alleged threats come days after Dinha publicly called for...
Dinha wins Con-Court referral 26 November 2015 HARARE - Minister of State for Mashonaland Central Martin Dinha has won a Constitutional Court (Con-Court) referral in a trial he is accused of soliciting for a $60 000 bribe from a white farmer. Dinha, who is facing money laundering and criminal abuse of duty charges, is seeking the declassif...
New trial date for minister Dinha 4 November 2015 HARARE - High Court judge Happious Zhou has set November 23 as the new trial date for minister of State for Mashonaland Central Martin Dinha, who is accused of soliciting $60 000 from a white farmer. Dinha last week applied for his trial to be postponed pending him being supplied by the State ...
Dinha's extortion case deferred 20 October 2015 HARARE - The minister of State for Mashonaland Central Martin Dinha's lawyer Tapson Dzvetero has accused the State of attempting to ambush him in a case in which his client is accused of soliciting $60 000 from a white commercial farmer. Dinha's trial was supposed to begin yesterday before Hig...
Minister indicted for corruption 3 September 2015 HARARE - Minister of State for Mashonaland Central Martin Dinha charged with bribery, abuse of power and corruption, was indicted by a court in Bindura yesterday. The decision paves the way for a trial in the High Court which is likely to be held in October. Yesterday’s indictment described...
Minister Dinha faces prosecution 2 September 2015 HARARE - The minister of State for Mashonaland Central, Martin Dinha, could be dragged to court today over allegations of abuse of office as the bloodletting in Zanu PF reaches fever-pitch. There were conflicting reports yesterday night with police sources telling the Daily News that the minis...
Vultures circle Dinha 17 August 2015 HARARE - Mashonaland Central provincial affairs minister Martin Dinha is treading on thin ice as hardliners in the faction-riddled ruling party push hard for his arrest on a litany of allegations ranging from corruption to abuse of office as the party’s succession battles assume a new twist, the ...
They want me dead: Minister 22 July 2015 HARARE - As the deadly factional and succession fights within President Robert Mugabe's warring Zanu PF get nastier, minister of State for Mashonaland Central, Martin Dinha, confirmed to the Daily News last night that his political enemies wanted him dead — vowing, however, that he was neither go...
Minister gets bullet parcel 21 July 2015 HARARE - The deadly fights within President Robert Mugabe's warring Zanu PF took an ominous turn yesterday after Mashonaland Central Provincial Affairs minister Martin Dinha, received an AK47 bullet and a threatening message telling him to step down or risk suffering the same fatal fate that befe...
Minister sells 48c house for $48 000 7 February 2014 HARARE - Government minister Martin Dinha has resold a house he bought for 48 cents five years ago for a whooping $48 000, the Daily News can reveal. Dinha, who is minister of State for Mashonaland Central, bought a council house for a paltry Z$0,48 at the height of the country's economic woes...