Articles tagged 'npp'

Mujuru faces grim poll prospects 14 May 2018 HARARE - As Zimbabwe hurtles towards the crunch July/August harmonised elections, former vice president Joice Mujuru, who now leads the National People Party (NPP), finds herself in no woman's land, with her party broke and supporters fleeing to other parties. Once touted as the one to succeed...
It's battle royale in 2018 polls 7 February 2018 HARARE - There are 75 political parties registered to contest in the looming elections in Zimbabwe — up from 35 that existed prior to 2017. The so-called big league has the MDC Alliance‚ made up of seven political parties whose leaders Morgan Tsvangirai‚ Tendai Biti and Welshman Ncube were par...
Robert Mugabe's trick rattles Zanu PF 5 February 2018 HARARE - The move by toppled despot Robert Mugabe to join hands with his former deputy Joice Mujuru to mount a presidential electoral challenge against President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Zanu PF has stirred strong emotions and widened fissures along regional lines, the Daily News can report. ...
Mixed reactions to Mugabe-Mujuru alliance 4 February 2018 HARARE - There have been mixed reactions to a coalition of the wounded between former President Robert Mugabe and his former deputy Joice Mujuru, with some analysts saying it will have zero political impact, while some said the former Vice President would reap immense benefits. This comes as p...
Bitter Mugabe backs Mujuru 3 February 2018 HARARE – The political dynamics playing out in Zimbabwe took another intriguing twist on Tuesday when ex-president Robert Mugabe not only smoked a peace pipe with his former deputy, Joice Mujuru, but also promised to back her presidential bid, the Daily News can report. Mugabe met Mujuru at hi...
Mujuru calls for fresh land audit 23 November 2017 HARARE - The Joice Mujuru-led National People's Party (NPP) has called on the Emmerson Mnangagwa government to carry out a fresh land audit to weed out multiple farm owners across the country. This comes after Zimbabwe's new leader Mnangagwa told a bumper crowd at the ruling Zanu PF headquarte...
Mujuru won't return to Zanu PF: Nyandoro 21 November 2017 HARARE - Former vice president Joice Mujuru has ruled rejoining Zanu PF notwithstanding a decision by the ruling party to rescind all expulsions made by the ruling party since 2014. The central committee —  which is the highest decision making body in Zanu PF — on Saturday extended an  olive b...
Tsvangirai, Mujuru eye transitional govt 19 November 2017 HARARE - While most Zimbabweans agree that a transitional government is the best way to go from here, analysts have warned opposition political parties that this fight is not theirs but that of Zanu PF. Opposition leaders Morgan Tsvangirai and Joice Mujuru have endorsed the “military stepping ...
Mujuru takes charge of new alliance 21 October 2017 HARARE - Former Vice President Joice Mujuru yesterday put further doubts on working with former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai and others in a united coalition when she was elected leader of the People's Rainbow Coalition (PRC), an outfit detached from the MDC Alliance which comprises six oppos...
'Zanu PF has unleashed terror' 18 October 2017 HARARE - Joice Mujuru's National People's Party (NPP) has claimed that Zanu PF has launched a terror campaign in the volatile Mashonaland Central province, threatening villagers against supporting the former vice president in next year's elections. NPP Mashonaland Central provincial chairperso...
Chiefs available to highest bidder 18 September 2017 HARARE - Traditional chiefs — Zanu PF's unofficial political commissars — are playing hard to get with the ruling party, threatening to paralyse its campaign for next year's polls if Treasury does not consent to their inflationary demands, the Daily News can report. The chiefs, who have been i...
Mujuru warns Karangas to be wary of Mugabe threats 18 September 2017 HARARE - Former Vice President Joice Mujuru, who now leads the opposition National People's Party (NPP), has warned that President Robert Mugabe could unleash genocide on the Karanga population for opposing his grand plan of a dynasty. The NPP leader, who served as Mugabe's deputy for a decade...
Still no charges against Mujuru 19 August 2017 HARARE – Former vice president and National People’s Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru has said no criminal charges have been brought over allegations of corruption levelled against her in 2014, claiming the accusations were “politically motivated”. Corruption accusations against Mujuru were fir...
Tsvangirai steals Mujuru's thunder 10 August 2017 HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai electrified the crowd at the National People's Party (NPP)'s inaugural convention held in the capital yesterday, where he belaboured his commitment towards working with former vice president Joice Mujuru in order to unseat President Robert Mugabe. The 65-y...
Ex-Malawi President for NPP convention 2 August 2017 HARARE - Joice Mujuru has invited fraud-accused ex-Malawi President Joyce Banda to her National People’s Party (NPP) convention as the guest of honour. This comes as Malawi has issued an arrest warrant for its former president over alleged abuse of office and money laundering offences over a t...
Mujuru tears into Tsvangirai 19 July 2017 HARARE - Former Vice President and National People's Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru laid into Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday, saying his July 31 deadline within which opposition parties must form a coalition was not feasible and that the MDC leader's underlings were being overexcited. Mujuru tol...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Bulawayo: From industrial to church hub 12 July 2017 From industrial to church hub ONCE regarded as the country's industrial hub, Zimbabwe's second largest city has suffered what probably ranks as the worst job carnage, occasioned by the deteriorating economic situation that has led to seismic company closures, with churches now occupying buildi...
Harare rally examines Mujuru's credentials 23 June 2017 HARARE - Former Vice President and leader of the fledgling National People's Party (NPP) Joice Mujuru will have an idea of much work she has to do to convince her critics when she holds a rally in Harare's Kuwadzana high density suburb tomorrow -— amid widening rifts among her supporters in some ...
'Coalition will bury Mugabe' 19 June 2017 HARARE – Opposition political parties have warned President Robert Mugabe that he should brace for the worst page of his long political life as he not only faces an internal revolt in his party ahead of next year's elections, but also a rout from their grand coalition. Mugabe, who turns 94 nex...
Opposition parties need to wise up 18 June 2017 HARARE – The ruling Zanu PF party is reviving its election machinery in readiness for next year's polls. A string of “meetings” lined up by party leader President Robert Mugabe to “interface” with Zanu PF youths should serve as evidence that the ruling party means business, and will not allow ...
Mujuru, Khupe accused in plot to oust Tsvangirai 13 June 2017 HARARE - With the clock ticking towards make-or-break harmonised polls next year, the MDC has been plunged into another hair-raising conspiracy linking some of its top officials to a plot to block Morgan Tsvangirai from leading a grand coalition against President Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF party. ...
Factionalism threatens to tear Mujuru's NPP 13 June 2017 BULAWAYO - National People’s Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru has admitted that all is not well in her Bulawayo party structures, in a development she attributed to infiltration. Factionalism and tribalism are threatening to tear the party apart. Two factions, one rallying behind Samuel Sipe...
Mujuru takes on Tsvangirai 12 June 2017 HARARE - In remarks that are likely to stoke tensions within opposition ranks, former Vice President Joice Mujuru has once again punted herself to lead the country's envisaged grand coalition, at the same time seemingly questioning the suitability of MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai to front the moot...
Mujuru regrets campaigning for Mugabe, Zanu PF 9 June 2017 BULAWAYO - Opposition National People's Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru yesterday said she regretted campaigning for President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF ahead of the 2013 elections, a development she said has resulted in untold suffering to the masses. Addressing thousands of supporters du...
Opposition wary of CIO infiltration 28 May 2017 HARARE - Ahead of next year elections, Zimbabwe's opposition finds itself worried sick that the country's feared secret police have infiltrated their ranks. This follows stunning developments earlier last week when former security advisor to then Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's office durin...