Articles tagged 'mutsvangwa'

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...
'Chefs' bite dust in Zanu PF polls 2 May 2018 HARARE - Following the stunning ouster from power of Robert Mugabe in November last year, seismic changes continue to take place in the ruling Zanu PF and the country's political architecture at large. [GoogleAd]
Confusion hits ED's new govt 3 December 2017 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has made a sudden U-turn on some of his Cabinet appointments to avoid falling afoul of the supreme law of the land. In terms of section 104(3) of the national charter, the president can only appoint a maximum of five Cabinet ministers outside Parliament, b...
Another protest against Mugabe 21 November 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) is plotting the mother-of-all-demonstrations in Zimbabwe's capital Harare to put pressure on President Robert Mugabe to leave office. Mugabe, 93, has been refusing to leave office despite immense pressure from his ruli...
Zanu PF bigwigs in bribery storm 9 October 2017 HARARE - Top government officials and other high-ranking Zimbabwean citizens have been fingered in murky dealings involving a convict who acted as a middleman for American businesses in a development that has exposed how the well-heeled in Zanu PF are making a killing through influence peddling, ...
Mutsvangwa testifies in US tax fraud case 1 October 2017 HARARE - War veterans leader, Chris Mutsvangwa, testified over the phone in a United States tax fraud case — which had sucked in Zimbabwean senior government officials — resulting in the conviction of former Chicago Congressman, Mel Reynolds. Reynolds was convicted of deliberately failing to f...
Sekeramayi shames Mutsvangwa 18 September 2017 HARARE - The Medical and Dental Practitioners Council of Zimbabwe (MDPCZ) has confirmed that Defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi has undergone specialist medical training and has qualifications from Sweden that meet local standards or legislation to practice as a medical doctor. MDPCZ's revelat...
Grace savages Gen Chiwenga 10 September 2017 HARARE - First Lady Grace Mugabe alleged yesterday that commander of the defence forces General Constantino Chiwenga had falsely claimed that President Robert Mugabe wanted sacked former Cabinet minister Christopher Mutsvangwa to lead war veterans, when it was his own decision to impose Mutsvangw...
Mugabe moves in for the kill 9 September 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF party has turned its guns on Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's bastion of support by pushing for the dissolution of Christopher Mutsvangwa's Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (Znlwva)'s executive though an extraordinary congress to ...
Our enemy is the G40: War Vets 11 March 2017 HARARE - Disgruntled war veterans yesterday raised the stakes in Zanu PF's boiling tribal, factional and succession wars after they derided the party camp opposed to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa succeeding President Robert Mugabe — saying it would fail dismally in its mission. At the same...
No cash to placate restive war vets 9 December 2016 HARARE - Government is so stone-broke that it cannot afford to avail funds to placate restive war veterans amid faltering efforts to woo them back to Zanu PF, War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube has revealed. The retired colonel's confirmation of a cash flow crisis follows reports that Presiden...
'Minister plotting coup on Mugabe' 17 November 2016 HARARE - Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Mandiitawepi Chimene has accused War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube and military chiefs of effectively plotting a coup d'état against President Robert Mugabe by holding a crucial meeting with disgruntled former freedom fighters while the nonagenaria...
Parliament expels Mutsvangwa 19 July 2016 HARARE - Parliament on Tuesday expelled legislator for Norton Christopher Mutsvangwa after receiving a letter from Zanu PF. The outspoken former War Veterans minister was expelled from Zanu PF a fortnight ago after the ruling party's disciplinary committee had found him guilty of being unrepentant
Grace allies go for Mutsvangwa 28 October 2015 HARARE - Zanu PF's ambitious Young Turks known as the Generation 40 (G40) group, working in cahoots with other allies of President Robert Mugabe's controversial wife Grace, are moving in on plucky War Veterans minister Christopher Mutsvangwa and his wife Monica, the Daily News has learnt. The ...
Mnangagwa's allies defiant 27 October 2015 MUTARE - The deadly factional and succession wars that are ripping the post-congress Zanu PF apart have gone a notch higher in Manicaland after Macro-Economic Planning deputy minister Monica Mutsvangwa, openly threw her weight behind under-fire allies of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa. As t...
Zanu PF Masvingo divided on presidium endorsement 22 August 2014 HARARE - The Zanu PF Masvingo Province is deeply divided on the key decision to endorse the re-election of the entire party presidium at the crucial elective congress in December. Provincial chairman Callisto Gwanetsa, who endorses the entire presidium, must table the province's position ahead...
Mujuru post under threat 18 August 2014 HARARE - Zanu PF is falling apart with the party's rules being discarded as junior party officials — fronting factional interests — openly tear apart Vice President Joice Mujuru in a desperate bid to discredit her ahead of the party's elective congress in December. This development comes as it...
Mutasa scoffs at accusations of plotting against Mugabe 17 August 2014 HARARE - As the battle to succeed President Robert Mugabe reaches alarming levels, Zanu PF secretary for administration Didymus Mutasa, has come out firing, describing as nonsense, accusations that he was plotting to topple the 90-year-old leader from power. In what has been described as a “de...