Articles tagged 'national peoples party'

War vets switch horses to Chamisa 2 October 2018 HARARE - War veterans in Joice Mujuru's National People's Party (NPP) yesterday took part in the time-honoured Zimbabwean political tradition of switching team jerseys to Nelson Chamisa's MDC Alliance. The war veterans, among them NPP senior officials including national chairperson Dzikamai Ma...
Mujuru party collapses 1 October 2018 HARARE - Former vice president Joice Mujuru's National People's Party (NPP) has all but collapsed after almost all its senior members deserted the party before it has even celebrated its third birthday. Analysts told the Daily News yesterday that what has happened to NPP demonstrates the futur...
Hundreds dump Mujuru's NPP 29 September 2018 BULAWAYO - More than two hundred former National People's Party (NPP) members this week officially crossed floor to the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC, as the Joice Mujuru-led party continues to crumble. The departure of the members literary left Mujuru with no tangible party structures in the Matabel...
Tough times for small political parties 16 September 2018 HARARE - A number of opposition political parties are likely to collapse before the next polls in 2023 primarily as a result of lack of funding and their failure to gain traction at the just-ended polls. Zimbabwe has over 150 registered political parties of which over 120 took part in the July...
Mujuru party crumbles 12 September 2018 HARARE - Former Vice President Joice Mujuru, who performed dismally in the July 30 elections, has been deserted by most of her allies leaving the National People's Party (NPP) she leads on the deathbed. High profile figures that resigned from Mujuru's sinking ship include the party vice presid...
Mujuru slams Chamisa 4 July 2018 HARARE - Former vice president Joice Mujuru, has alleged that while she was committed to the formation of a grand coalition, she found MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa to be evasive on the matter. National People's Party (NPP) leader told a local radio station yesterday that her party reache...
Mugabe 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. At the same time, analys...
Chamisa, Mujuru cosying up 29 May 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa and National People's Party (NPP) president Joice Mujuru are moving towards joining forces in order to fight President Emmerson Mnangagwa's Zanu PF party as a cohesive unit at the forthcoming general elections in July. NPP spokesperson Jefferson Chitando conf...
Mujuru estate saga takes new twist 24 May 2018 HARARE - The battle between former vice president Joice Mujuru and step-children of her late husband retired general Solomon Mujuru over a Borrowdale house has taken a new twist after the widow approached the High Court seeking to retain the property. In the application, Joice cites the execut...
Zanu PF 'Green Bombers' cross floor to NPF 23 May 2018 BULAWAYO - The ruling Zanu PF has been dealt a major a blow after about 200 former Zanu PF members and National Youth Service (NYS) graduates defected to the breakaway National Patriotic Front (NPF), citing a number of reasons, including how their leadership was hounded out of the revolutionary p...
Is this the end of Joice Mujuru? 23 May 2018 HARARE - It was in March 2016 when Joice Mujuru emerged in public for the first time since her dismissal from Zanu PF and government in December 2014 to announce that her party — the Zimbabwe People First (ZPF), was determined to take-on her former boss — Robert Mugabe — at the next elections. ...
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...
Coalition talks died with Tsvangirai: Mujuru 7 May 2018 HARARE - National People's Party (NPP) president — also the People's Rainbow Coalition (PRC) leader — Joice Mujuru has said since MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai's death, no constructive engagements have been made between the parties towards achieving the grand coalition. Mujuru and Tsvangirai — ...
Dozens ditch Mujuru's NPP 22 April 2018 HARARE - Over 30 more senior officials in former Vice President Joice Mujuru's National People's Party (NPP) have dumped her party on allegations of indecision in joining the MDC Alliance. Barely a week after Mujuru's party was hit by a wave of resignations in Mashonaland West, where two senio...
Mujuru fails to pay $387k for tractors 5 April 2018 HARARE - Former vice president and National People's Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru (pictured) has been dragged to the High Court for failing to pay $387 000 in a tractors deal. Peppy Motors (Private) Limited, trading as Agritech, Sabrina Sarpo and Tony Sarpo are the complainants, while Mujur...
Mutasa, Gumbo withdraw Mujuru defamation claim 13 March 2018 HARARE - Former Zanu PF stalwarts Didymus Mutasa and Rugare Gumbo have withdrawn a $5 million defamation suit against their former boss and ally Joice Mujuru, who is now leading the National People’s Party (NPP). The duo, last year filed a lawsuit accusing the former vice president of claiming...
Mujuru pushes for new coalition 13 February 2018 HARARE - Opposition National People's Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru has finally managed to push for a drop of the of the 'MDC' prefix in the 'MDC Alliance' name and the main opposition party's logo, as she moots a new grand coalition that would involve at least 84 parties. The former vice pr...
State opposes bail for alleged Mujuru attackers 6 February 2018 HARARE - The State yesterday opposed bail against two Zanu PF youths that allegedly beat up opposition leader Joice Mujuru and her National People's Party (NPP) supporters at a rally in Harare. Simbarashe Mudzengerere, 31, and Paul Chitsa, 46, appeared before Mbare magistrate Stanford Mambanje...
Two Zanu PF youths in court over Mujuru attack 4 February 2018 HARARE - Two Zanu PF youths have been arrested and appeared in court yesterday for their role in a violent altercation in Harare during a February 1 visit by National People's Party (NPP) president Joice Mujuru, who was also injured in the attack. The duo was remanded in custody to Monday. ...
Zanu PF must rein in over-zealous followers 4 February 2018 HARARE - Elections can sow the seeds of good governance when adequately managed. But most of the times here in Zimbabwe, elections trigger widespread political violence because they exacerbate tensions in this fragile, conflict-prone, and oppressive society. National People's Party (NPP) presi...
'ED supporters beat Mujuru at rally' 2 February 2018 HARARE - Armed supporters of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ruling Zanu PF party allegedly beat up opposition leader Joice Mujuru and her National People's Party (NPP) supporters at a rally in Harare yesterday where she was due to speak, her NPP has claimed. The alleged Zanu PF youths disrupte...
Mujuru hits campaign trail 9 January 2018 HARARE - Joice Mujuru's National People's Party (NPP) has hit the campaign trail, fronting the People's Rainbow Coalition (PRC) ahead of this year's key general election. Mujuru's spokesperson and NPP's secretary-general Gift Nyandoro told the Daily News that so far, the party has held mobilis...
Mujuru's NPP to sue rebels over party name 23 December 2017 HARARE - Joice Mujuru’s opposition political party will take legal action to stop any splinter group using the name National People’s Party (NPP), secretary-general Gift Nyandoro has warned. This comes after the opposition party has split into two groups, the ex-vice president-led NPP and the ...
Mujuru's party splits 20 December 2017 HARARE - Joice Mujuru's opposition party has split into two groups, the ex-vice president-led National People's Party (NPP) and the National People's Party Democrats (NPPD). This comes as the NPP has been rocked by a spate of desertions, with many accusing Mujuru of being captured by a small c...
Knives out for Mavhaire, Nyandoro 14 December 2017 HARARE - National People’s Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru is under pressure to abandon some of her closest allies accused of fomenting discord in the party. The NPP has been hit by serious defections of members, who accuse Mujuru of being misled by the party’s national chairperson Dzikamai Ma...