Articles tagged 'nkosana moyo'

All eyes on ED's Cabinet choices 26 November 2017 PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to announce his new Cabinet team this week, which analysts say will indicate how his administration is likely to perform — amid much speculation and jockeying for the available positions. This comes as Mnangagwa has promised to hit the ground running, i...
Who's Nkosana Moyo fooling? 12 November 2017 HARARE - Like salesmen, Zimbabwe's politicians are out in full force to market themselves to the electorate ahead of the 2018 polls. As is part of life, not everyone is gifted in whatever they do, and this also applies to our politicians. Even though President Robert Mugabe is yet to procla...
We won't hold rallies: Nkosana Moyo 11 November 2017 HARARE - Former Industry minister Nkosana Moyo, who is the leader of Alliance for Peoples' Agenda (APA), has said his party will not hold rallies, an approach totally different from the political tradition in Zimbabwe. He also barred his party supporters from wearing branded T-shirts and other...
Opposition alliance an insult to people: Moyo 25 August 2017 BULAWAYO - Presidential aspirant and Alliance Peoples Agenda (Apa) leader Nkosana Moyo has described the alliance of opposition parties as an insult to the people of Zimbabwe. “Some are coming saying am I not splitting the vote, go and have a coalition with Morgan (MDC President Tsvangirai) an...
Coalition leadership not about popularity only 8 July 2017 HARARE – As Zimbabwe slowly but surely inches towards the 2018 national elections, an all-too-familiar picture is emerging: it's President Robert Mugabe versus Morgan Tsvangirai again. This has been the story of Zimbabwe elections since 1999 when the popular MDC leader swapped his trade unioni...
Tsvangirai dismisses Nkosana Moyo 6 July 2017 HARARE - MDC president Morgan Tsvangirai has trashed chances of former Cabinet minister Nkosana Moyo — who last week announced that he will contest President Robert Mugabe in next year's elections — saying he lacks the support needed to mount a strong challenge and win the polls. Addressing th...
It's Tsvangirai or never: MDC 4 July 2017 HARARE - The MDC, Zimbabwe's largest opposition party, is digging in its heels over suggestions that the planned grand coalition should be led by a neutral person to end sharp differences over this emotive issue, saying only Morgan Tsvangirai has the stamina to face President Robert Mugabe in nex...
Dark horse to lead coalition 3 July 2017 HARARE - A mediator may be called in to narrow the differences among the country's opposition political parties that are quibbling over who should shepherd the mooted grand coalition to confront Zanu PF's President Robert Mugabe at next year's crucial polls, the Daily News can report. This com...
Moyo must take the gloves off 3 July 2017 HARARE - Last week, former Industry and International Trade minister, Nkosana Moyo, announced that he will be running for the presidency in next year’s harmonised elections. He is arguably among the finest brains Zimbabwe has ever produced that became household names at home and abroad, among ...
Moyo's presidential bid divides opposition 30 June 2017 HARARE - Former Industry and International Trade minister Nkosana Moyo announced yesterday that he will run for president in 2018, but his presidential bid has been met with whispers of disapproval, especially from civic society leaders who are concerned about the possibility of splitting the opp...
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 ...
Nkosana Moyo takes on Mugabe 17 June 2017 HARARE – As the country hurtles towards potentially bruising elections next year, former Industry and International Trade minister Nkosana Moyo has given the first clearest hint that he would take on President Robert Mugabe at the polls although he remained cryptic on whether he will become part ...
I am not a Zanu PF project – Nkosana Moyo 17 June 2017 HARARE - As the country draws closer to the 2018 elections, several names have been thrown in the hat for the presidential race. The Daily News' deputy chief writer, Tendai Kamhungira, recently caught up with former Industry and International Trade minister Nkosana Moyo on his prospects of sta...
Ex-minister slammed over presidential ambitions 27 May 2017 HARARE - Former Industry minister Nkosana Moyo has been slammed over his presidential ambition by Higher and Tertiary education minister Jonathan Moyo, who argued he has no chance at all against President Robert Mugabe in an election. This comes as Nkosana recently said he was considering chal...
Ex-minister to challenge Mugabe in 2018 12 May 2017 BULAWAYO - Former Industry minister Nkosana Moyo has hinted at challenging President Robert Mugabe in the forthcoming 2018 election, as an independent candidate. The former banker — famed for publicly speaking out against attacks on businesses and factories by war veterans and later uncharacte...
Moyo turns down ZPF 4 May 2017 HARARE - Former Industry and Commerce minister-turned-Zanu PF critic Nkosana Moyo turned down an offer to become Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) leader, forcing the party to settle for ex-diplomat Agrippa Mutambara, it has emerged. The party's interim secretary for administration, Kudakwashe Bhasi...
Ex-minister Moyo slams bond notes 25 April 2017 HARARE - Former Industry and International Trade minister Nkosana Moyo has slammed bond notes, arguing the surrogate currency is “not the answer” to the country's deepening cash crisis. The bond notes — valued at par with the United States dollar — were introduced in November last year by the ...
'Mugabe must take cue from Magufuli' 24 February 2017 BULAWAYO - Former Industry minister Nkosana Moyo has challenged President Robert Mugabe to take a cue from Tanzania's leader, John Magufuli, by cutting on profligate expenditure instead of splurging hefty sums on a lavish birthday party. He said “under normal circumstances, it's probably time ...
'Stop pulling down local businessmen' 17 October 2016 HARARE - Flamboyant businessman, Philip Chiyangwa, has accused the government of mismanaging the country's economy after it hounded out of Zimbabwe some of the nation's most high-profile businesspeople. Chiyangwa, who addressed students at an entrepreneurial programme in Harare at the weekend,...
Let us support the lone voices 22 May 2016 HARARE - IT IS pleasing to note that more and more Zimbabweans are beginning to gather the courage to confront the Zanu PF regime. However, it appears we left it until too late to remind the powers that be that they were leading the whole nation astray. At independence in 1980, the Zanu PF ...
Zim's ex-Industry minister appointed to Implats board 6 March 2015 HARARE – Zimbabwe's former Industry and International Trade minister Nkosana Moyo has been appointed to Impala Platinum Holdings (Implats) board. Implats is an 87 percent shareholder of Zimbabwe's largest platinum producer – Zimplats. Moyo has been appointed along with South Africa's former...