Articles tagged 'midlands'

Midlands train derails at Zim National finals 7 October 2018 HARARE – The pre-Zim National Muscle and Fitness Championships period was hectic with the men from the Midlands pumping iron into their locomotives destined for Harare. They were busier than the famed Dabuka railway exchange in Gweru, the only electric railway exchange in the country popular b...
'Governor Machaya seized 1 000 stands' 6 June 2018 HARARE - Former Midlands provincial governor Jason Machaya's $70 000 criminal abuse of office case is set for trial on July 19 at the Anti-Corruption Courts established at the Harare Magistrates Court. Machaya, 65, appeared before Harare magistrate Victoria Mashamba yesterday. Prosecutor Li...
ED fights back 31 October 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's strongholds — Midlands and Masvingo provinces — convened emergency meetings yesterday and annulled the suspensions of its top provincial executives by Zanu PF political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere, setting the stage for what could be more infighting a...
Midlands want summary expulsion of Kasukuwere 15 April 2017 HARARE - Midlands bigwigs in President Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF want the party's National Disciplinary Committee (NDC) to seal national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere's fate without referring his case to the politburo. This emerged after the provincial coordinating committee recommended...
Goredema joins the greats 26 October 2016 HARARE - Midlands made sure the overall Mr Zimbabwe title remained in the province after, new kid on the block Paul Goredema defied odds to walk away with the coveted gong last weekend. The 27-year-old bodybuilder who recently completed his degree in Business Studies at the Midlands State Univ...
Midlands guns for Mr Zim 20 October 2016 HARARE - A host of established and upcoming bodybuilders from Midlands will be out in full force to conquer at Saturday's Texas Meats Mr and Ms Zimbabwe contest at the Harare International School. Current Mr Zimbabwe Champion Chienderamwano also hails from the Midlands but will not be able to ...
SRC mourns Cephas Msipa 20 October 2016 HARARE - The Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) has joined the nation in mourning the late veteran politician Cephas Msipa, who was also a football administrator. The ex-Midlands governor and Zanu PF politburo member passed away at West End Clinic in Harare on Monday. SRC acting directo...
Midlands province haunts Mnangagwa 19 April 2016 HARARE - The political bombardment of the troubled Midlands province — the perceived citadel of embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's support within the warring Zanu PF — continues unabated, with the region remaining firmly under the curatorship of the party's head office. Well-placed ...
Zanu PF fails to finalise on suspensions 7 April 2016 HARARE - Yesterday's Zanu PF politburo meeting failed to finalise on pending disciplinary cases of its members across the country as had been expected, with the party's decision-making body tasking national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere to further investigate squabbles in the Midlands pr...
Axe sharpens for Mnangagwa's allies 6 April 2016 HARARE - With the warring Zanu PF's politburo and central committee power structures meeting in Harare today and on Friday respectively to discuss, among other issues, dozens of outstanding disciplinary cases, things don't look good for the party's faction loyal to embattled Vice President Emmers...
Mnangagwa allies suffer massive blow 5 April 2016 HARARE - Allies of embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa suffered another huge blow after President Robert Mugabe directed the Midlands Zanu PF provincial executive to haul “troublesome” elements in the province to the party's National Disciplinary Committee (NDC). There had been complai...
'We will die on our feet' 1 April 2016 HARARE - As Zanu PF's seemingly-unstoppable succession wars continue to escalate, the party faction loyal to embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is intensifying its fight-back programmes nationally, targeting all perceived supporters of First Lady Grace Mugabe and her Generation 40 (G40) ...
G40 plans big anti-Mnangagwa demo 31 March 2016 HARARE - As the Zanu PF faction opposed to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa succeeding President Robert Mugabe cranks up the political heat on him — the warring party's ambitious Young Turks, known as the Generation 40 (G40) group, plan to mount a massive demonstration in Harare against the emba...
Fresh Zanu PF split imminent 24 March 2016 HARARE - Still reeling from the damaging breakaway from within its ranks of former Vice President Joice Mujuru and her supporters, President Robert Mugabe's warring Zanu PF is facing yet another bitter split — this time involving party members loyal to embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa....
Mnangagwa allies declare war in Midlands 24 March 2016 HARARE - The Zanu PF faction backing embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's mooted presidential ambitions has apparently gone berserk in the Midlands — as the ruling party's deadly factional and succession wars continue to escalate. Interim Midlands chairperson Tapiwa Matangaidze told t...
Ngwena's new age of denials: It wasn't me 24 March 2016 HARARE - Many recall how Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has ad nauseum ad infinitum claimed there have been break-ins at his offices — five times to be precise. The dodgy break-ins at the party and State offices of the former security chief with strong ties to the military and intelligence ...
Zanu PF splits in the Midlands 22 March 2016 HARARE - The warring Zanu PF has now split into two bitterly-opposed formations in the Midlands, with a faction aligned to embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa moving to establish parallel structures from cell level — as they resist being elbowed out of the ruling party. Regional party ...
Lacoste wants Mugabe out 17 February 2016 HARARE - As the Zanu PF factional wars get deadlier and dirtier, the party faction linked to embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is increasingly mounting an open rebellion against President Robert Mugabe and his influential wife Grace, amid indications that the group wants the soon-to-be ...
Mnangagwa's allies fight back 16 February 2016 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's allies, reeling from the unrelenting onslaught that they have been under in the brawling Zanu PF, as well as the brutal public skinning that their Midlands godfather received from powerful First Lady Grace Mugabe last Friday, are mounting a spirited fi...
Mnangagwa might resign 15 February 2016 HARARE - Embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, crumpling under the intense political pressure that is being exerted on him and his close allies by his determined Zanu PF foes, is apparently seriously mulling quitting both his party and government positions. Well-placed sources close to ...
Mnangagwa on the ropes 10 February 2016 HARARE - After a week in which the political pendulum briefly appeared to swing in favour of the Zanu PF faction rallying behind embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, things are once again looking ominous for Team Lacoste, as the ruling party's politburo meets in Harare today. In fact s...
Mnangagwa's Zanu PF stress mounts 1 February 2016 HARARE - As Zanu PF's seemingly-unstoppable factional and succession wars become more manic, the party petition aimed at ousting embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa from both his party and government positions has taken off. Well-placed Zanu PF sources told the Daily News — which has c...
Mnangagwa's woes mount 27 January 2016 HARARE - It certainly does not rain but pours for Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa after it was learnt last night that the embattled Midlands godfather's party foes were initiating a petition within the warring post-congress Zanu PF to oust him from both his party and government positions. We...
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...
Zanu PF burns in Mnangagwa's home 20 December 2015 HARARE - As the race to succeed President Robert Mugabe in the warring post-congress Zanu PF intensifies, embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's allies are coming under more pressure from the Midlands godfather's party foes. Well-placed sources told the Daily News on Sunday yesterday th...