Articles tagged 'mawarire'

Mawarire, aspiring councillors launch campaign 1 April 2018 HARARE - Eleven independent candidates aspiring to be councillors — including popular fierce critic of ousted former president Robert Mugabe, Evan Mawarire — yesterday launched a joint campaign themed People's Own Voice (Povo). The grouping's spokesperson, Mawarire, said it was time citizens c...
I will run for office: Mawarire 10 September 2017 BULAWAYO - Evan Mawarire, the controversial cleric who popularised the #ThisFlag movement on Friday visited the City of Kings to lead the Zimbabwe prayer Night of Hope at Harvest House International Church. After the church service, the Daily News on Sunday's Letwin Nyambayo caught up with him...
Flag ban sours independence celebrations 23 April 2017 HARARE - With helicopters instead of jet fighters zooming overhead, President Robert Mugabe marked Zimbabwe's 37th independence anniversary on Tuesday with sour celebrations and defiance, saying the country must remain wary of Western-style democracy. Mugabe, 93, who has ruled the country sinc...
I would run for presidency - Mawarire 18 February 2017 HARARE - Anti-president Robert Mugabe campaign leader Evan Mawarire has said he would consider running for presidency in 2018, if asked. However, the cleric — who is currently on $300 bail over a case in which he faces charges of attempting to subvert a constitutionally elected government — sa...
Mujuru working with feared CIO - Mutasa 15 February 2017 HARARE - In a sensational claim that is set to rip the troubled Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) further apart, former State Security minister and one of the founders of the fledgling party, Didymus Mutasa, has accused former Vice President Joice Mujuru of working with the country's dreaded Central In...
Mawarire classified as 'dangerous' prisoner 6 February 2017 HARARE - Activists cleric Evan Mawarire has been condemned to a section which shelters dangerous prisoners at the Chikurubi Maximum Prison. Mawarire who was denied bail on Friday following his arrest on charges of attempting to subvert a constitutionally elected government, has  been classifie...
Court denies Mawarire bail 4 February 2017 HARARE - Cleric and #ThisFlag campaign leader, Pastor Evan Mawarire, will spend the next two weeks in prison unless the High Court gives him relief after he was denied bail by a Harare magistrate yesterday. Magistrate Elisha Singano dismissed Mawarire's bail application and ruled that there wa...
2016 political highlights 1 January 2017 HARARE - Inter and intra party political fights dominated the year 2016 as President Robert Mugabe faced perhaps the greatest challenge to his political career. Mugabe, the only leader Zimbabweans have known since independence from Britain in April 1980 was confronted with demonstrators who we...
Flag ban: The making of a Police State 20 November 2016 HARARE - While E putting on national flag colours is seen in most countries as a show of unwavering patriotism, in Zimbabwe the banner is now the source of potential criminality and imprisonment.  In other countries across the globe, citizens including school children are taught proper flag et...
Mawarire siblings chase motocross greatness 3 December 2013 HARARE - When you have a father as committed as Mike Mawarire thriving in a sport where family support plays an integral role becomes an attainable goal. That is why it is no surprise siblings Tafadzwa, 17, Mike Jnr, 14, and Tyler, 10, are some of the best motocross riders on the local scene. ...