Articles tagged 'patrick zhuwao'

$17m unaccounted for in Zhuwao-led Youth ministry 18 November 2018 HARARE - At least $17 million was unaccounted for by the Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment ministry, Auditor General Mildred Chiri has said. In her 2017 report, the AG said the ministry failed to appropriately account for $17 520 015 which was processed under the salary bill witho...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Ex-minister slams Zhuwao 4 July 2018 BULAWAYO - Former National Healing minister Moses Mzila-Ndlovu has  come out guns blazing against former president Robert Mugabe's nephew, Patrick Zhuwao, over what he termed misguided statements on the Gukurahundi atrocities. In a letter to British Prime Minister Theresa May, which he reprodu...
Mugabe's nephew attacks Britain 30 June 2018 HARARE - Sulking nephew of former president Robert Mugabe, Patrick Zhuwao — who was among alleged kingpins of the vanquished Generation 40 (G40) faction — has accused the British government of aiding Zanu PF in an alleged plot to unleash violence ahead of next month's harmonised national election...
Mawarire roasts Moyo 23 May 2018 HARARE - Former first lady Grace Mugabe is at the centre of a vicious war of words between spokesperson of the stuttering National Patriotic Front (NPF), Jealousy Mawarire, and exiled two former Cabinet ministers — Jonathan Moyo and Patrick Zhuwao — who have been accused of trying to impose thems...
'How sneaky G40's final push, power-grab plan collapsed' 23 February 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF'S deposed generation 40 (G40) faction was “within touching distance” of snatching the party's presidency amid revelations that its vile plan included the capture of several strategic institutions, including public media, just days before the ex-liberation movement's December 15 e...
Moyo, Zhuwao in Mnangagwa firing line 12 February 2018 HARARE - The chances of Zanu PF's alleged Generation 40 kingpins — Jonathan Moyo, Patrick Zhuwao and Saviour Kasukuwere — returning home any time soon, and making peace with President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government have just dimmed further after the government classified them as security risks. ...
Govt disrespecting Mugabe: Zhuwao 7 January 2018 HARARE - Government is ill-treating former president Robert Mugabe, his nephew and former Public Service minister Patrick Zhuwao has sensationally said. In an interview with Voice of America (Voa) on Friday Zhuwao said the government is not respecting Mugabe. [Adz] “They are ill-treating...
ED forgives G40 cabal except Jonathan Moyo, Kasukuwere, Zhuwao 22 December 2017 HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said he had forgiven all but three members of the vanquished G40 faction as he urged Zimbabweans in the Diaspora to come back home “to help rebuild the country.” Mnangagwa travelled to South Africa on his first foreign trip as head of State, visi...
Reverse Barclays Zim sale - AAG 14 June 2017 HARARE - Affirmative Action Group (AAG) has asked President Robert Mugabe and Indigenisation minister Patrick Zhuwao to reverse Barclays' sale of its Zimbabwe bank to Malawi-listed First Merchant Bank (FMB). The lobby group's president, Chamu Chiwanza, yesterday told a news conference in the c...
Mugabe asked to stop Barclays sale 9 June 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Monetary Institute (ZMI) has asked President Robert Mugabe and Indigenisation minister Patrick Zhuwao to stop Barclays' sale of its Zimbabwe bank to Malawi-listed First Merchant Bank (FMB). The sell is part of the British lender's broader exit from Africa to refocus on th...
War vets demand arrest of 3 ministers 8 June 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe National War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) has called for the arrest of three Cabinet ministers for allegedly undermining President Robert Mugabe's authority. ZNLWVA spokesperson Douglas Mahiya told a news conference yesterday that Higher Education, Local Government as we...
Minister gets death threats 15 December 2016 HARARE - The ugly tribal, factional and succession wars that are devouring President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu PF have taken another ominous turn, as the troubled former liberation movement prepares for its crucial annual conference that kicks off in earnest in Masvingo today. Indigenisation...
War vets lay into Zhuwao 6 December 2016 HARARE - Disgruntled war veterans have attacked President Robert Mugabe's nephew Patrick Zhuwao over the Indigenisation minister's recent remarks suggesting that ex-combatants were intimidating Zanu PF supporters to back Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's mooted presidential aspirations. At t...
Chiyangwa, Zhuwao tuck into each other 4 December 2016 HARARE - Flamboyant businessman and Zanu PF central committee member, Philip Chiyangwa, yesterday traded barbs with Indigenisation minister and President Robert Mugabe's nephew, Patrick Zhuwao, over critical remarks that the latter made on the Affirmative Action Group (AAG), the empowerment lobby...
How Zanu PF abuses State resources 23 October 2016 HARARE - Recent developments have confirmed Zimbabweans' worry that Zanu PF — because of its power, influence and unaccountability — abuses State resources to its advantage, at the expense of national development. The party's leaders have not denied this. They admit that they are using — an...
'Zanu PF won't apologise for using State resources' 19 October 2016 HARARE - Zanu PF will continue using State resources to fund party projects and will offer no apology for it, Indigenisation minister Patrick Zhuwao said. He was speaking at a Zanu PF rally in Norton on Monday where the party's youth league secretary, Kudzanai Chipanga, parcelled out 5 000 res...
Zanu PF brawl reaches varsity 14 October 2016 HARARE - Zanu PF's deadly factional and succession wars have now reached the shores of the country's institutions of higher learning, amid claims that the party faction rallying behind Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa continues to work hard to render useless a law degree that three alleged Gener...
Fire all Cabinet ministers, Lumumba urges Mugabe 18 May 2016 HARARE - Outspoken Zanu PF political activist Acie Lumumba has urged President Robert Mugabe to dissolve his “corrupt” Cabinet which he says has “no idea of running a business” and is dragging the country into economic oblivion. In an interview with an online television station Lumumba, who ha...
Zimra targets Lumumba 1 May 2016 HARARE - Under-fire Zanu PF activist Acie Lumumba has been given a seven-day ultimatum to voluntarily disclose any outstanding taxes or face a lifestyle audit. Lumumba, who has publicly clashed with Youth minister Patrick Zhuwao, was however not amused by the letter alleging that there is a po...
Zhuwao eats humble pie 23 April 2016 HARARE - Indigenisation minister Patrick Zhuwao yesterday accepted that he “misinterpreted” aspects of the indigenisation policy, adding he respectfully accepted President Robert Mugabe's policy statement as the new “directive” his ministry would take. Mugabe dramatically revised rules compell...
Zhuwao tosses tax loophole to Chinamasa 4 April 2016 HARARE - Indigenisation minister Patrick Zhuwao says his ministry has approached Treasury after it emerged that amendments to Zimbabwe's black empowerment laws would, in the long run, force empowered employees to sell off their shares to meet tax obligations. Speaking on the sidelines of a mee...
AAG to Zhuwao's defence 4 April 2016 BULAWAYO - The Affirmative Action Group (AAG) has leapt to the defence of Indigenisation minister Patrick Zhuwao over his threats to sue foreign companies that will not comply with the controversial empowerment law. Zhuwao recently threatened to close non-compliant firms, warning that he would...
Zhuwao's indigenisation stance worrying 31 March 2016 HARARE - Indigenisation minister Patrick Zhuwao's combative stance on foreign firms that are yet to comply with the controversial indigenisation policy is very worrying to say the least. Yesterday, President Robert Mugabe's nephew was at it again but this time not only threatening to close all...
Threats against foreign firms 'fascist' 27 March 2016 HARARE - Thousands will be jobless if government goes ahead with its Indigenisation and Empowerment Act directive, economic experts have warned. This follows Wednesday's announcement by Indigenisation minister Patrick Zhuwao that all foreign-owned companies face closure unless they sell or giv...
'Zhuwao playing Russian roulette with economy' 26 March 2016 HARARE - The Welshman Ncube-led MDC has accused government of playing Russian roulette with the economy after government gave foreign businesses until April 1 to comply with controversial equity laws that compel them to cede majority stakes to locals or risk closure. Empowerment minister Patri...