Articles tagged 'obert mpofu'

Mpofu to appear before Byo court 20 March 2019 Zanu PF secretary for administration Obert Mpofu, is set to testify before a Bulawayo magistrate in a case in which he stands accused of inciting a Ntabazinduna villager to defy directives from Chief Felix Nhlanhlayemangwe Ndiweni.
Makomo Resources denies grabbing Zambezi Gas land 21 November 2018 HWANGE - Hwange-based coal mining company Makomo Resources has denied grabbing Zambezi Gas' land. This comes after Zambezi Gas appealed to the Temba Mliswa-led parliamentary panel to help get its land back allegedly grabbed by Makomo Resources, which is the largest privately-owned coal produce...
Obert Mpofu appears in court 20 November 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF secretary for administration and former Cabinet minister Obert Mpofu finally appeared in court yesterday answering to inciting a Ntabazinduna villager to defy directives from Chief Felix Nhlanhlayemangwe Ndiweni. The former Home Affairs minister had previously declined to test...
War vets corner ED 13 November 2018 HARARE - Veterans of the country's liberation struggle last Saturday met with President Emmerson Mnangagwa and demanded that he fires Zanu PF's secretary for administration Obert Mpofu who they allege faces a litany of corruption charges. War veterans' chairpersons drawn from the country's 10 ...
Zanu PF says no to restructuring 9 November 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF secretary for administration Obert Mpofu has poured cold water on party members who are jostling for positions saying the party will not carry out a restructuring process soon, adding that they have to wait for the next congress. This comes as party members in various province...
Knives out for Mpofu 8 November 2018 HARARE - It never rains but pours for Obert Mpofu, the Zanu PF secretary for administration who is being frustrated by a group of former liberation war fighters who want him out. The former Home Affairs minister is topping the list of under-fire Zanu PF functionaries that have received a hosti...
Knives out for Obert Mpofu 8 November 2018 HARARE - It never rains but pours for Obert Mpofu, the Zanu PF secretary for administration who is being frustrated by a group of former liberation war fighters who want him out. [GoogleAd] [Adz]
Vets crank up heat on 'chefs' 30 October 2018 HARARE - The political future of former Cabinet ministers who were recently re-assigned to the ruling Zanu PF's headquarters by President Emmerson Mnangagwa is becoming increasingly uncertain. This comes after disgruntled war veterans ramped up their determined bid to kick the unwanted bigwigs...
War vets gun for Zanu PF bigwigs 27 October 2018 HARARE - Members of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) besieged the Zanu PF headquarters yesterday, demanding the removal of ex-Cabinet ministers assigned to the “Shake-Shake Building” to run the party's affairs on a full time basis. [Adz] [GoogleAd]
Mliswa moves to cripple Mpofu 18 October 2018 HARARE - Mines and Energy portfolio committee chairperson Temba Mliswa has said Parliament will pressure the Zimbabwe Power Company to stop buying coal from Zanu PF administration secretary Obert Mpofu's Makomo Resources. Makomo Resources is the largest privately-owned coal producer in Zimbabw...
Re-assigned Zanu PF bigwigs off to China for study tour 8 October 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ruling Zanu PF is sending a delegation of party bigwigs to China and the sub-region to engage sister liberation movement to compare notes as to how their parties relate to government. This comes after Zanu PF bigwigs who failed to make it in Cabinet were...
Govt gazettes Mpofu resignation 8 October 2018 HARARE – Government has formalised the resignation of Obert Mpofu from Parliament through publication of a notice in the latest government gazette. Mpofu resigned as Matabeleland North Senator last month to pave way for newly- appointed Home Affairs minister Cain Mathema to take up his Cabinet...
Zanu PF aims to woo youths 25 September 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF will mainly focus on attracting the youth vote ahead of the 2023 polls, informed by the significant inroads its major rival made at the just-ended polls in luring the youths. The party's secretary for administration, Obert Mpofu, told the Daily News last week that despite MDC ...
Mpofu denies growing rich off govt corruption 23 September 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF secretary for administration Obert Mpofu sits down for a wide-ranging interview with the Daily on Sunday's Mugove Tafirenyika. Find below excerpts of the interview. Q: Zanu PF has introduced a new model where senior party officials like you are domiciled here at the headquarte...
Zanu PF looks to revive business empire 21 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ruling Zanu PF is looking to revive its fallen business empire, crippled by  gross mismanagement and corruption. In an exclusive interview with the Daily News, which will be published in full in our sister Sunday paper, the ruling party's administration ...
Hefty perks for fired old guard 16 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has thrown a lifeline to his fellow comrades-in-arms whom he dropped from his Cabinet more than a week ago by giving them plum jobs at the Zanu PF headquarters, complete with perks similar to those enjoyed by his ministers. The Daily News on Sunday can r...
Dumped Zanu PF bigwigs get lifeline 11 September 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF bigwigs who failed to make it in President Emmerson Mnangagwa's Cabinet including former Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu have been redeployed to work for the ruling party on a full-time basis. The decision was taken at yesterday's Zanu PF politburo meeting held at the party ...
Police on high alert 1 August 2018 HARARE - Government has warned against inciting public violence with Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu saying the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) will not hesitate to descend on those bent on fomenting anarchy. Mpofu's statement comes as the MDC Alliance has gone public declaring it will not ac...
Mpofu loses property battle 7 July 2018 HARARE - Home Affairs minister, Obert Mpofu, has lost the battle to block the High Court from transferring some of his properties to the Deposit Protection Corporation (DPC) — the liquidator of his now-defunct Allied Bank Limited. Mpofu has been resisting moves by the liquidator to assume cont...
Chiefs win peace order against Mpofu 30 June 2018 BULAWAYO - Three chiefs here have been granted a peace order against Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu and nine others they accuse of unleashing a reign of terror against them. The trio — Felix Nhlanhla Ndiweni, Neville Ndondo and Deli Asher Mabhena — allege the minister was throwing spanners ...
Parly exposes senior minister 21 June 2018 HARARE - Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu has suffered the indignity of having the land which he was leasing from the government being withdrawn because of non-production and the neglect of farm equipment. In its findings on the land utilisation and management of estates investigation, the pa...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Ndebele King installation case drags on 13 June 2018 BULAWAYO - Proponents of the Ndebele King have remained adamant not to give up on their push to install Lobengula's heir despite government condemning the act as unconstitutional. Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu recently told Southern News that as a minister in charge of culture and heritage...
Zanu PF politburo orders poll reruns 6 May 2018 HARARE - The Zanu PF politburo has ordered a rerun of primary elections in 10 National Assembly constituencies where results are being hotly contested due to gross electoral malpractices. The politburo also resolved to engage independent agents to investigate reports of rigging and other elect...
Mpofu fights to protect assets 3 May 2018 HARARE - Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu has approached the High Court seeking to block the transfer of his three companies to the Deposit Protection Corporation (DPC) — the liquidator of his now-defunct Allied Bank Limited. Allied Bank, majority owned by a vehicle linked to Mpofu, had its l...
Zanu PF bigwigs fall by the wayside 10 April 2018 HARARE - In a stunning development, many long-serving Zanu PF stalwarts have fallen by the wayside in the party's selection of candidates who will participate in this year's watershed elections, the Daily News can reveal. This comes as dozens of other party heavyweights, who include serving an...