Articles tagged 'mnangagwa'

ED pleads for sanctions removal 10 March 2019 President Emmerson Mnangagwa has pleaded with the United States of America (USA) to remove sanctions arguing that they were not what the country fought for during the liberation struggle.
'ED throwing money down the drain' 9 March 2019 President Emmerson Mnangagwa is wasting money and time by hiring a United States (US) firm to help improve relations with Washington instead of implementing the necessary reforms that would enable the removal of sanctions, political analysts and politicians said yesterday.
ED opens up: Sets conditions for dialogue 1 February 2019 HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa, pictured, has denied reports suggesting that all is not well between him and Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, the Daily News can report. Speaking to journalists at an informal media briefing at Munhumutapa Building — the citadel of government power — ...
Cleric declines top appointment 1 February 2019 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been left with egg on his face after the general secretary of the Zimbabwe Council of Churches (ZCC) Reverend Kenneth Mtata snubbed an invitation to be a member of his Presidential Advisory Council (Pac). In a letter dated January 30, the clergyman sai...
UK MPs regret endorsing ED 1 February 2019 HARARE – British MPs say they regret that their government took a quick stance to cosy up to the Zimbabwean administration soon after President Emmerson Mnangagwa took over power from former president Robert Mugabe in the November 2017 coup. Kate Hoey, a Labour Party MP, moved a motion in Parl...
Zacc chair, commissioners resign 1 February 2019 HARARE - Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) chairperson Job Whabira and the rest of the commissioners resigned yesterday. In a statement yesterday, chief secretary to the President and Cabinet Misheck Sibanda said President Emmerson Mnangagwa has accepted the resignation. [GoogleAd]...
ED urged to hike public sector salaries 14 January 2019 HARARE - A Zimbabwean businessman has urged government to raise wages in a bid to prevent the meagre income of public sector workers becoming a source of anger for citizens. In a letter to President Emmerson Mnangagwa seen by the Daily News, businessman Frank Buyanga said the hike will preempt...
What's next for Zim? 18 December 2018 HARARE - The current political system in Zimbabwe under the ruling Zanu PF has failed to work for 38 years and it would be folly to think it can work now, political analysts contend. They also called for an urgent multi-sector dialogue that looks into the country's socio-economic and political...
ED's 100 days in office 17 December 2018 HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa has led “the most failed first 100 days of any president,” analysts have said, citing the worsening plight of the long-suffering majority of Zimbabweans. Mnangagwa was installed president on August 26, after the Constitutional Court confirmed his disputed ...
Hospitals shut down as doctors' strike begins 4 December 2018 HARARE - Things are going from bad to worse in Zimbabwe — with yesterday's devastating strike by doctors at the country's public hospitals being the latest problem to confront President Emmerson Mnangagwa's beleaguered government. [GoogleAd]
Acie Lumumba spills the beans 4 November 2018 HARARE - In a shocking claim which could put under pressure Finance minister Mthuli Ncube under further political scrutiny, rabble-rousing influence peddler — William Gerald Mutumanje — is spilling the beans on his recent hatchet job on the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ). The maverick former Z...
Govt targets tax dodgers 4 November 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is finalising drafting legislation that will restore stability and eliminate mischief in the money markets, his spokesperson George Charamba told the Daily News on Sunday this week. Charamba also revealed that Mnangagwa will use emergency powers to deal wi...
One year after soft coup 4 November 2018 HARARE - When Zimbabwe's army took power in a bloodless coup exactly one year ago, it promised to bring happiness back by ending social and economic suffering. The military said the coup was needed to “target criminals” around then president, Robert Mugabe and to stamp out corruption which had...
ED says Mangudya beyond reproach 4 November 2018 HARARE - Despite explosive broadsides being fired at the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya, the 55-year-old neoclassical economist-turned banker will stay on in his job until February 2023. In an exclusive interview with the Daily News on Sunday, presidential spokesperson G...
'No oil, gas discoveries yet' 3 November 2018 HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa was yesterday left with egg on the face after a company he claimed had discovered oil and gas deposits in Muzarabani dismissed the claims. An excited Mnangagwa told journalists on Thursday that oil and gas had been discovered in Muzarabani through explorat...
ED officially installed HIT chancellor 3 November 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa was yesterday installed as the chancellor of the Harare Institute of Technology (HIT) at the university's 9th graduation ceremony in Harare. Higher and Tertiary Education minister Amon Murwira, among other government officials accompanied him. In his ac...
Tycoon divides ex-combatants 2 November 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's staunchest backers — the war veterans — are now divided over State capture allegations that have sucked in oil tycoon, Kudakwashe Tagwirei. While the chairperson of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) Christopher Mutsvangwa...
ED hails oil find in Muzarabani 2 November 2018 HARARE - An Australian firm has found an oil field in northern Muzarabani, the first to be discovered in Zimbabwe, with $20 million required to drill an exploration well, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said yesterday. Describing the find as “truly incredible”, Mnangagwa said government was enter...
Lumumba plans to tell all this Sunday 2 November 2018 HARARE - Controversial activist Acie Lumumba is threatening to spill more beans on Sunday, barely a week after his exposé ruffled feathers in the corridors of power. The self-proclaimed corruption buster said he will on Sunday expose the powerful people behind “Queen Bee”, whom many suspect to...
ED to be installed as HIT Chancellor 2 November 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa will be installed as the second Chancellor of the Harare Institute of Technology (HIT) today. Mnangagwa is also expected to cap 364 graduands at the ceremony to be held at the university campus in Belvedere, Harare. According to a statement published in...
ED to extend central bank governor's term 2 November 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is extending the term of central bank governor John Mangudya which is due to expire in February, a spokesperson said yesterday. Mangudya has been in the post since March 2014 and is widely seen as a guarantor of monetary stability, although the Reserve Ban...
Split in Cabinet over transaction tax 9 October 2018 HARARE - The recently announced tax regime has divided President Emmerson Mnangagwa's Cabinet right through the middle with a section of it pushing hard to have the austerity measures reversed to ease the suffering among ordinary Zimbabweans, the Daily News can report. Early last week, Finance...
Companies close as Zim burns 9 October 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's fragile economy continued to implode yesterday as several companies temporarily shut down at a time prices of basic commodities continue to rise exponentially due to lack of foreign currency. Sifelani Jabangwe, president of the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries, yesterda...
I have 10yrs to empower women: ED 9 October 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said he will be in power for 10 years and during that time, he will champion women empowerment and increase the per capita income of the country to over three thousand. Mnangagwa said this at a Professional Women Executives and Business Women's Forum (...
Re-assigned Zanu PF bigwigs off to China for study tour 8 October 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ruling Zanu PF is sending a delegation of party bigwigs to China and the sub-region to engage sister liberation movement to compare notes as to how their parties relate to government. This comes after Zanu PF bigwigs who failed to make it in Cabinet were...