Articles tagged 'patrick chinamasa'

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...
Statement by the ZANU PF legal team 21 August 2018 Zanu-PF notes with growing concern continued attempts by Nelson Chamisa to intimidate the Bench ahead of the constitutional court case on the just ended harmonized elections which has been set down for hearing on Wednesday, 22nd August, 2018. His statement this afternoon which is completely be...
EASTERN NEWS | Zanu PF aims for clean sweep in Makoni 28 June 2018 MUTARE - ZANU PF politburo member and Makoni Central candidate, Patrick Chinamasa, has warned the opposition that it will receive a heavy shellacking in the forthcoming elections as Makoni  was a one-party district. The former liberation movement holds all the parliamentary seats in Makoni Dis...
Govt headache over moneychangers 7 June 2018 HARARE - Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has blamed the police for failing to arrest unlicensed foreign currency traders saying there was a legal framework in place to curb the vice. This comes as the country is in the throes of a critical US dollar shortage it adopted as legal tender in 20...
AFC ready to invest in Zim 6 June 2018 HARARE - Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), which holds $3,2 billion in assets under management, says it is ready to pour in millions of dollars needed for the construction and refurbishment of infrastructure in Zimbabwe. This was after the southern African country last week became the latest m...
Boost for Zim infrastructure 28 May 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe has received a massive infrastructure boost after the country last week became the nineteenth member state of the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) – the continent's leading infrastructure development finance institution. AFC president and chief executive Andrew Alli said his ...
No bad blood with Chinamasa: Mukupe 27 May 2018 HARARE - Under-fire deputy Finance minister Terrence Mukupe has claimed he enjoys a good working relationship with his boss Patrick Chinamasa. This comes amid reports of fierce run-ins between the two at their New Government Complex offices located at corner Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo Stree...
Pos machine shortage hobble govt depts 13 May 2018 HARARE - The woeful shortage of PoS machines in the country is stopping government departments from embracing plastic money. Responding to a question from Glen Norah MDC MP Webster Maondera, whether it was not hypocrisy that the Finance minister is saying we should be embracing electronic paym...
Gold to hit record highs of 30 tonnes 13 May 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe’s gold production is projected to rise to a record 30 tonnes year as producers’ ramp up output, Finance and Economic Planning minister Patrick Chinamasa has told Parliament. Chinamasa said gold production has been rising steadily, buoyed by higher output from small and inform...
Chinamasa grilled over cash shortages 10 May 2018 HARARE - MPs across the political divide yesterday grilled Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa over the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ)'s alleged involvement in the cash parallel market. This comes as the RBZ is suing opposition NPF spokesperson Jealousy Mawarire for allegedly fingering one of P...
Govt restructures Zinara 16 April 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration has put plans in motion to restructure the Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara) as a way of making the parastatal more effective and reduce corruption. Over the past few years Zinara has been under fire from various stakeholders ...
Connolly's farm house razed down 11 April 2018 BULAWAYO - Figtree farmer David Connolly, who lost his farm to President Emmerson Mnangagwa's top aide — Ray Ndhlukula — has cried foul after the latter this week moved to destroy his farm house, at a time he felt that he had not exhausted all the legal channels to get back what belongs to him. ...
Mnangangwa reaches out to Mugabe 29 March 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his predecessor, Robert Mugabe, are laying the ground for talks to thaw frosty relations between them, the Daily News can exclusively reveal. Read full story in today's paper. [Adz]
Mugabe, allies press panic button 27 March 2018 HARARE - Allies of former president Robert Mugabe have sent desperate distress calls to both sitting and former heads of state on the continent, on fears that the government may arrest the nonagenarian and his unhinged wife Grace over festering allegations that he engaged in myriad criminal activ...
Obert Mpofu opens up on his wealth 23 March 2018 HARARE - Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu yesterday opened up for the first time on the source of his wealth, claiming he earned all that he has through hard work. Mpofu has been rumoured to be among the richest in Zimbabwe, if not the sub-region, with much of his wealth concentrated in real ...
Mpofu opens up on his wealth 23 March 2018 HARARE - Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu yesterday opened up for the first time on the source of his wealth, claiming he earned all that he has through hard work. Read full story in today's paper. [Adz]
Ousted Mugabe makes a fool of himself 17 March 2018 HARARE - It was Mark Twain who said it is always better to keep one's mouth shut and let people think that you are a fool, than to open it and remove all doubt. Similarly, Jesus cautioned in the Book of Matthew that, “Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks”. And so it was, that ...
How crafty Mnangagwa fooled Mugabe 17 March 2018 HARARE - In his desperation to get his story out, former president Robert Mugabe unwittingly revealed on Thursday how he had long lost control of the army, thus presenting a perfect opportunity for those disenchanted with his rule to nudge him out of power. In his first interview since his ous...
Farmers pay back Command Agric loans 15 March 2018 HARARE - Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has said farmers who benefited from Command Agriculture have managed to pay back 60 percent of the money provided by Sakunda Holdings to bankroll the scheme. Sakunda Private Limited provided the farming inputs upfront that were to be paid back in a y...
Bitter Mugabe goes after ED 12 March 2018 HARARE - The country's sulking former leader, Robert Mugabe — together with his restless wife, Grace — is said to be stepping up his efforts to get back at his successor, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, despite last week's reports that a number of people and organisations are working hard behind th...
Bitter Mugabe going after ED 12 March 2018 HARARE - The country's sulking former leader, Robert Mugabe — together with his restless wife, Grace — is said to be stepping up his efforts to get back at his successor, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, despite last week's reports that a number of people and organisations are working hard behind th...
Mnangagwa, ousted Mugabe secret talks 10 March 2018 HARARE - A deal has been put on the table to end the bickering between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his predecessor, Robert Mugabe, as the ruling Zanu PF party races against time to end internal discord before harmonised elections to be held by July 31, the Daily News can report. Mugabe, 9...
Mnangagwa, Mugabe secret talks 10 March 2018 HARARE - A deal has been put on the table to end the bickering between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his predecessor, Robert Mugabe, as the ruling Zanu PF party races against time to end internal discord before harmonised elections to be held by July 31, the Daily News can report. Read full...
ED takes fight to Mugabe 9 March 2018 HARARE - Former president Robert Mugabe's aides at his Borrowdale mansion in Harare were on Wednesday questioned by State security agents who are trying to unravel the despot's political manoeuvres that have the effect of destabilising the ruling Zanu PF party ahead of key elections this year. ...
Zanu PF shuts door on G40 8 March 2018 HARARE - The ruling party has all but shut its door on members of the Generation 40 (G40) faction who were given their marching orders towards the end of last year following a military intervention. At its 317th ordinary session in Harare yesterday, the Soviet-style politburo resolved that all...