Articles tagged 'norton'

Mliswa threatens to quit: as Zanu PF MPs shield Van Hoogstraten 4 December 2018 HARARE - Chairperson of the Mines and Energy parliamentary portfolio committee Temba Mliswa has threatened to resign after Zanu PF MPs blocked the fielding of testimony by Hwange Colliery board member Nicholas van Hoogstraten yesterday. Multi-millionaire tycoon Van Hoogstraten — who was itchin...
Mliswa calls on Ncube to stagger purchase of MPs' cars 22 October 2018 HARARE - Outspoken Independent Member of Parliament (MP) for Norton Temba Mliswa has urged Finance minister Mthuli Ncube to stagger purchase of vehicles for parliamentarians, starting with opposition legislators. This comes after government deferred the purchase of new vehicles as part of aust...
Overpopulation cripples Norton health sector 14 October 2018 HARARE - Over the years, the population of Norton — a town about 40 kilometres outside Harare — has risen from 45 000 to between 85 000 and 100 000 people as approximately 300 babies are born per month. And yet the small numbers of nurses at the town's clinics and at the main Norton Council Ho...
Mliswa, Mutsvangwa fight over Norton seat 6 February 2018 HARARE - Norton Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Temba Mliswa has declared war on President Emmerson Mnangagwa's advisor Christopher Mutsvangwa. The two are set to face off in a titanic contest for the Norton National Assembly seat in the forthcoming elections. The pair set the stage f...
MP, Council clash in Norton, again! 11 December 2017 NORTON - Norton Residence Development Trust (NRDT) will today stage a protest against the Precious Mufahore-led Norton Town Council (NTC) dubbed “Operation Restore Legacy.” It is just the latest in a series of protests to rock the town amid accusations and counter-accusations. Today’s prote...
Fire guts Bata shop 13 September 2017 HARARE - A fire has gutted a Bata shop at Govans Cornmarket at Bepswa Arcade in Norton. Fire services were called to the fire on Sunday to find the building well ablaze. Fire trucks battled to put the fire out. Officials were yet to establish what caused the inferno. Property owner Doctor B...
Norton to honour Tuku 20 July 2017 HARARE - Norton residents have lined up a dinner in honour of music superstar Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi for being included by Forbes magazine among Africa’s Top 10 most bankable artistes. The dinner, set for Tuku’s Pakare Paye Arts Centre in Norton on July 29, is being spearheaded by the independ...
Tuku's Pakare Paye hosts 'Narratives from the Dark' 19 July 2017 HARARE - Pakare Paye Arts Centre in Norton, the vibrant arts centre established by Zimbabwe’s superstar musician Oliver Mtukudzi plays host to the stirring play Narratives from the Dark, starring visually-impaired actress Edith Masango as a solo act. The play premiered successfully at Harare’s...
Norton demo against Mliswa postponed 5 July 2017 HARARE - The demonstration against Norton Independent MP Temba Mliswa was yesterday postponed to give the legislator time to mourn his deceased father. Norton residents had scheduled a street protest against Mliswa arguing that his constant interference was affecting service delivery. Resid...
Norton residents protest against Mliswa 30 June 2017 HARARE - Norton residents have organised a demonstration against legislator Temba Mliswa arguing that his interference in town council business was disrupting service delivery. Chairperson of Residents Forum Norton chapter Samson Nduna said Mliswa’s consistent interference was causing problems...
MDC in Norton campaign 20 May 2017 HARARE - Opposition MDC youths take their door-to-door campaign to Norton today, as they move to urge party members to register as voters ahead of next year’s election. The party’s national youth assembly president, Happymore Chidziva, told the Daily News yesterday that the programme — Bereka ...
Mliswa, Norton mayor feud escalates 17 May 2017 HARARE - The Norton mayoress is asking a judge for a restraining order to block voluble legislator Temba Mliswa from interfering with council business amid allegations he is pursuing a tribal agenda against a municipality dominated by Masvingo office bearers. Precious Mufahore said in court fi...
Mliswa petitions Mugabe, Tsvangirai 8 May 2017 HARARE - Norton Constituency MP Temba Mliswa has written letters to both the MDC and Zanu PF — which have councillors in the local authority — demanding the dissolution of the Norton Town Council (NTC) over a litany of allegations that range from incompetence to corruption. In letters dated Ap...
'Mliswa is a coward' 7 May 2017 HARARE - Following the suspension of the entire Chitungwiza council by Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere on corruption charges, most councils, particularly Norton where residents have staged demonstrations over alleged graft, are on high alert. With Norton councillors facing an unce...
Zivhu guns for Mliswa's Norton seat 3 April 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF Masvingo provincial finance secretary Killer Zivhu has vowed to vie for Norton independent MP Temba Mliswa's seat in the 2018 parliamentary elections, after a bitter war of words erupted between the two. This comes after Mliswa declared war on Zivhu, accusing him of swindling ...
Mnangagwa is my cousin: Mliswa 18 January 2017 HARARE - Norton MP Temba Mliswa has dismissed claims that he belongs to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's faction, saying the embattled Midlands godfather is his cousin. Speaking at a press conference yesterday, Mliswa said he does not belong to any Zanu PF faction. “Yes, I am related to ...
Mliswa heaps praise on Mugabe 10 January 2017 HARARE - Controversial Norton independent MP, Temba Mliswa, has said he likes President Robert Mugabe so much that he wants to offer the nonagenarian advice on how he can protect his legacy, when they meet. Speaking to the Daily News on the side-lines of national hero Peter Chanetsa's burial a...
I'm my own man: Mliswa 3 January 2017 HARARE - Norton's independent MP Temba Mliswa has said he does not need to use MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai's popularity to lure people to his rallies. The former Zanu PF official and staunch President Robert Mugabe supporter said he is a “brand on his own”. Responding to claims that Tsvang...
'I would rather die than rejoin Zanu PF' 18 November 2016 HARARE - Independent Norton legislator Temba Mliswa, who was pictured in the company of Zanu PF political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere raising speculation that he was about to rejoin his erstwhile comrades said yesterday he would rather die than rejoin the ruling party. Mliswa on Wednesday met...
Tsvangirai descends on Norton 18 November 2016 HARARE - Opposistion leader Morgan Tsvangirai will tomorrow address a rally in Norton meant to thank constituents for voting against Zanu PF in the recent by-elections. Tsvangirai's visit to Norton comes after independent candidate Temba Mliswa defeated Zanu PF candidate Ronald Chindedza in ho...
Mliswa triggers Zanu PF fracas 7 November 2016 HARARE - As Zanu PF's brutal factional and succession wars continue to escalate, officials of the party's youth league are at each other's throats over newly-elected independent Member of Parliament for Norton, Temba Mliswa. Youth league political commissar, Innocent Hamandishe, told the Daily...
Norton has been an eye-opener 7 November 2016 EDITOR — Now that the Norton by-election has come and gone we need to take stock. Firstly congratulations to Temba Mliswa and those Norton citizens who were brave enough to stand up to Zanu PF. There is no need to congratulate anyone for having woken up to how useless any Zanu PF candidate wou...
Mliswa poll win haunts Zanu PF 2 November 2016 HARARE - Zanu PF is still reeling from the Norton by-election loss to independent candidate Temba Mliswa (pictured) with a witch-hunt involving the ruling party's warring factions amid reports that bigwigs in the party with factional interests of succeeding President Robert Mugabe are pointing fi...
Mliswa wins against all odds 31 October 2016 HARARE - The biblical  story of how David slew Goliath in an epic battle has become a staff of legends but since history has a habit of repeating itself Temba Mliswa, a mere independent candidate, rose against all odds to triumph against the giant that is Zanu PF in an election that has the oppos...
Vote buying, Zanu PF's software 30 October 2016 HARARE - Parcelling of land to Zanu PF youths in Norton ahead of last Saturday’s by-election which eventually won by an independent candidate and former legislator Themba Mliswa is akin to vote buying, political and social commentators contend. In a bid to win votes in the hotly contested Nort...