Articles tagged 'national patriotic front'

NPF has not disbanded: Mawarire 22 September 2018 HARARE - The Eunice Sandi Moyo-led National Patriotic Front yesterday dispelled claims by a rival faction of NPF led by retired Brigadier General Ambrose Mutinhiri that the party has been disbanded because it had outlived its purpose. Jealousy Mawarire, the national spokesperson of the Sandi-M...
Mugabe's party hits back at ED 1 July 2018 HARARE - A faction of the National Patriotic Front (NPF) — which has the blessings of former president Robert Mugabe — has hit back at President Emmerson Mnangagwa on his claims that his former rivals in the Generation 40 (G40) were behind the bombing in Bulawayo last Saturday, saying he should w...
NPF divides MDC Alliance 13 June 2018 HARARE - The fledgling National Patriotic Front (NPF) — the new political outfit which is linked to former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace — reiterated yesterday that it was in advanced discussions with the MDC Alliance on the two parties working together. See today's paper for more...
Mugabe's party backs Chamisa . . . as thousands brave cold weather for demo 6 June 2018 HARARE - The National Patriotic Front (NPF) — which has the blessings of ousted former president Robert Mugabe — yesterday threw its weight behind the MDC Alliance in its protest march against what it perceives as the slow pace of electoral reforms ahead of the July 30 vote. The development ca...
Mugabe's NPF backs Chamisa 6 June 2018 HARARE - The National Patriotic Front (NPF) — which has the blessings of ousted former president Robert Mugabe — yesterday threw its weight behind the MDC Alliance in its protest march against what it perceives as the slow pace of electoral reforms ahead of the July 30 vote. See today's paper ...
Parliament abusing Mugabe: NPF 1 June 2018 HARARE - The National Patriotic Front (NPF) has accused the parliamentary portfolio committee on Mines and Energy of abusing former president Robert Mugabe by persistently summoning him to give oral evidence on the missing $15 billion reportedly stolen from Marange diamonds. NPF national spoke...
'Mugabe's party' heads for split 9 May 2018 HARARE - As was first exclusively reported by the Daily News early last month, it has now been confirmed that the apparent plan by former leader Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace to sink President Emmerson Mnangagwa's election bid in this year's keenly-anticipated national polls is effectively dea...
'Mugabe party' heads for split 9 May 2018 HARARE - As was first exclusively reported by the Daily News early last month, it has now been confirmed that the apparent plan by former leader Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace to sink President Emmerson Mnangagwa's election bid in this year's keenly-anticipated national polls is effectively dea...
Kasukuwere bounces back 8 May 2018 HARARE - Former Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere is expected in the country any time soon amid speculation that he may take-over leadership of the National Patriotic Front (NPF), currently headed in the interim by retired brigadier-general Ambrose Mutinhiri. Impeccable s...
Rugeje in Zanu PF primaries bribery storm 8 May 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF national political commissar (NPC) Engelbert Rugeje is being accused of demanding a bribe from one of the contestants in last week's hotly disputed party primary elections. Losing candidate for Hurungwe West constituency Keith Guzah yesterday wrote to the ruling party's nation...
ZETDC sues NPF leader over $54k debt 8 May 2018 HARARE - National Patriotic Front (NPF) leader Ambrose Mutinhiri has been dragged to the High Court by the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (Private) Limited (ZETDC) for failing to pay a $54 000 electricity debt. According to court papers, ZETDC, a subsidiary company ...
Kasukuwere to bounce back 8 May 2018 HARARE - Former Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere is expected in the country any time soon amid speculation that he may take-over leadership of the National Patriotic Front (NPF), currently headed in the interim by retired brigadier-general Ambrose Mutinhiri. [Adz]
Chamisa, Mutinhiri in crucial talks 5 May 2018 HARARE - The MDC Alliance could join forces with the National Patriotic Front (NPF), headed by retired brigadier-general Ambrose Mutinhiri, to enhance their chances of winning the forthcoming polls. Insiders within the Alliance told the Daily News yesterday that there were behind-the-scenes ma...
Moyo, Mahoka join new Mugabe party 12 April 2018 HARARE - The fledgling National Patriotic Front (NPF), which has received the public backing of ousted former leader Robert Mugabe — its alleged godfather — has now all but confirmed that its leadership corps will be fronted by members of Zanu PF's vanquished Generation 40 (G40) faction, the Dail...
Mugabe's party hit by divisions 6 April 2018 HARARE - Insiders say the new National Patriotic Front (NPF) — which has the blessings of ousted former president Robert Mugabe — could suffer a stillbirth, amid damaging internal accusations that the fledgling party's leader Rtd brigadier Ambrose Mutinhiri is “incompetent”. Well-placed source...
Mugabe party in turmoil 6 April 2018 HARARE - Insiders say the new National Patriotic Front (NPF) — which has the blessings of ousted former president Robert Mugabe — could suffer a stillbirth, amid damaging internal accusations that the fledgling party’s leader Rtd brigadier Ambrose Mutinhiri is “incompetent”. Read full story in...
Hands off Mugabe, ED told 25 March 2018 HARARE - Former president Robert Mugabe must be free to engage in political activities he wants and associate with any party he wants to as long as such activities are not treasonous, analysts content. Mugabe and his wife Grace, seem to have angered President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Zanu PF...
Mutasa rejects ousted Mugabe's offer 22 March 2018 HARARE - Former minister of State Security Didymus Mutasa has turned down an invitation to join the newly-formed National Patriotic Front (NPF), saying it is nothing but a tribal party doing the bidding for deposed ex-president, Robert Mugabe. A former close ally of Mugabe, the country's first...
Tshinga Dube validates Mutinhiri's credentials 19 March 2018 HARARE - At a time Zanu PF propagandists are falling over each other to attack National Patriotic Front (NPF) leader Ambrose Mutinhiri, former War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube has validated the retired brigadier-general's liberation war credentials. A top ally of President Emmerson Mnangagwa...
'5 000 soldiers deployed to rural areas' 18 March 2018 HARARE - Opposition leader Ambrose Mutinhiri has told an election observer team from the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) that regional bodies should deploy military personnel to observe the forthcoming elections alleging over 5 000 soldiers have been deployed to rural areas. Muti...
'Zanu PF a cult' 18 March 2018 HARARE - The ruling Zanu PF party is a cult where one is safe as long as he/she remains part of the group and vilified the moment they jump ship, analysts have said. Several former Zanu PF officials have been disparaged by the party the moment they left, contrary to how they were glorified whi...
Mugabe, Grace not part of NPF: Zhuwao 12 March 2018 HARARE - Deposed president Robert Mugabe and his wife, Grace, are not part of new political outfit, National Patriotic Front (NPF), led by retired brigadier general Ambrose Mutinhiri, the former leader's nephew, Patrick Zhuwao, has said. In an opinion piece — Zhuwao brief — published yesterday...
Mutinhiri's NPF registers with Zec 8 March 2018 HARARE - The Ambrose Mutinhiri-led National Patriotic Front (NPF) yesterday registered with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec). In its letter to Zec acting chief elections officer Utloile Silaigwana, the party said: “This is to notify you that we, the NPF, are a political party duly estab...