Articles tagged 'people first'

Zanu PF cranks up Mujuru blitz 9 November 2015 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's panicking post-congress Zanu PF has stepped up its efforts to sow seeds of divisions and destroy the People First movement that is presumptively led by former Vice President Joice Mujuru, the Daily News has learnt. Well-placed sources said at the weekend that...
People First disowns Temba Mliswa 29 October 2015 HARARE - The Original Zanu PF which uses the People First slogan, and is associated with former Vice President Joice Mujuru has disowned Temba Mliswa, accusing him of going on a smear campaign against Mujuru which they say is meant to scuttle alliances with other opposition parties ahead of the m...
Mujuru beefs up security 27 October 2015 HARARE - Former Vice President Joice Mujuru has been forced to upgrade her security amid fears that some of her political enemies in the warring post-congress Zanu PF “continue to plot day and night” against the presumptive People First leader. This comes as the Daily News has recently reporte...
'Mujuru not keen to meet Mugabe' 15 October 2015 HARARE - Former Vice President Joice Mujuru has no intention of meeting President Robert Mugabe and plans to form her own party that will battle it out with the post-congress Zanu PF in the 2018 general elections, it was announced yesterday. Dismissing speculation that has been on the rumour m...
'Mujuru, Tsvangirai will whip Mugabe' 11 October 2015 HARARE - Observers say former Vice President Joice Mujuru and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai have a good chance of ending President Robert Mugabe's 35 years in power in the eagerly-anticipated 2018 national elections if they work together. Black empowerment activist and former football ad...
Mujuru to work with Tsvangirai 8 October 2015 HARARE - Concerted efforts by the post-congress Zanu PF to torpedo the mooted electoral pact between former Vice President Joice Mujuru and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai appear to have hit the skids after the People First movement reiterated its eagerness to work with the MDC yesterday. ...
Mujuru is not our enemy: Tsvangirai 6 October 2015 HARARE - Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has told “a desperate Zanu PF” that is allegedly working hard to stop him and the MDC from working with former Vice President Joice Mujuru that the ruling party is wasting their time. Speaking in an interview with the Daily News yesterday, the popul...
Spies hound Mujuru, allies 30 September 2015 HARARE - Former Vice President Joice Mujuru and her allies -— coalescing under the People First slogan — are reeling under increased surveillance by the country's dreaded Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO), as President Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF plots to derail the emerging political movement....
Mujuru plotting more surprises 23 September 2015 HARARE - The People First movement says the surprise moves it has sprung on President Robert Mugabe and his post-congress Zanu PF, including former Vice President Joice Mujuru's dramatic re-entry into formal national politics a fortnight ago, are only the beginning of many such gambits that it pl...
Mujuru MPs plot Mugabe ouster 22 September 2015 HARARE - Fresh from springing a major surprise through former Vice President Joice Mujuru's dramatic re-entry into formal national politics a fortnight ago, the People First movement is cranking up the heat on President Robert Mugabe and his warring post-congress Zanu PF. The Daily News learnt...
War veterans back Mujuru 15 September 2015 HARARE - Veterans of Zimbabwe's war of liberation are throwing their weight behind former Vice President Joice Mujuru as she plots her assault on President Robert Mugabe's and the bitterly-divided post-congress Zanu PF's vice grip on power ahead of the eagerly-anticipated 2018 national elections....
'Mujuru blueprint may provide answers' 15 September 2015 HARARE - Analysts have hailed former vice president Joice Mujuru's Blueprint to Unlock Investment and Leverage Development (Build) manifesto as a pro-poor policy document that may provide answers to the many socio-economic challenges that the is country facing. Mining activist Farai Maguwu sai...
Mujuru blueprint: Don't get too excited yet 14 September 2015 EDITOR — I am surprised as to what people are getting so excited about with regards the recent political developments in the country. I think this excitement is born out of desperation and frustration. If Mai Mujuru had not been booted out of Zanu PF, do you think she would be publishing th...
Tsvangirai, Mujuru in talks 14 September 2015 HARARE - The Daily News can reveal exclusively today that opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai and former Vice President Joice Mujuru have been talking through emissaries over the past few months to explore how they can work together to challenge President Robert Mugabe and the post-congress Zanu ...
Tsvangirai embraces Mujuru 13 September 2015 HARARE - Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has welcomed former Vice President Joice Mujuru's entrance into opposition politics, describing her bold move as a clear sign that the ruling party is about to disintegrate. “Firstly, (MDC) president Tsvangirai's position regarding the whole issue i...
Mujuru rattles scared Mugabe 11 September 2015 HARARE - Former Vice President Joice Mujuru set the cat among the pigeons in President Robert Mugabe's warring post-congress Zanu PF after she dramatically and unexpectedly announced her re-entry into formal national politics on Monday while releasing what analysts say was an “attractive and pote...
People First cagey about launch 7 September 2015 HARARE - Disgruntled liberation struggle stalwarts, grouped under the “original” Zanu PF using the slogan, People First, are being cagey about when exactly they plan to officially launch their party. Speaking in an interview with the Daily News last weekend, former Masvingo minister of State, ...
People First takes shape 13 August 2015 HARARE - Liberation struggle stalwarts associated with the “original” Zanu PF formation which uses the slogan People First say they are not unduly concerned by growing fears that the movement has been heavily infiltrated by State agents to neuter it, adding that all is on track for the launch of ...
Zanu PF wants Mujuru back 29 July 2015 HARARE - Amid claims that President Robert Mugabe no longer believed that former Vice President Joice Mujuru had plotted to oust and assassinate him, it is now also being suggested that some post-congress Zanu PF bigwigs are actively working to lure her back to the warring party. Sources withi...
Mujuru resurfaces 23 July 2015 HARARE - A thriller of epic proportions — if the political climate does not turn typically violent and even murderous — is on the cards in the eagerly-anticipated 2018 national elections, after the Zanu PF formation that uses the slogan People First confirmed yesterday that former Vice President ...
Mujuru allies under siege 1 July 2015 HARARE - As Zanu PF’s factional and succession wars continue to rage relentlessly, the party’s hardliners are ratcheting up the pressure on former Vice President Joice Mujuru and her perceived allies in a ruthless and renewed bid to defeat them once and for all ahead of the eagerly anticipated 20...
I'm prepared to work with Mujuru: Tsvangirai 28 June 2015 HARARE - A buyount opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, yesterday promised his supporters “better” times ahead, while coming out clearly for the first time that he was prepared to work with the Zanu PF formation linked to former Vice President Joice Mujuru. Speaking to his supporters after to...
Zanu PF in disarray over Mujuru plans 8 June 2015 HARARE - Former Vice President Joice Mujuru’s statement last week, in which she savaged President Robert Mugabe’s post-congress Zanu PF and also apologised to Zimbabweans for mistakes that she and her erstwhile colleagues in the ruling party had made since 1980, has put the cat among the pigeons ...
Zanu PF expulsions boost People First 24 May 2015 HARARE - Zanu PF bigwigs who were expelled from the party on Wednesday have vowed that they will not be pushed out of politics — a move that analysts said yesterday suggested that the much-talked about “original” Zanu PF fronted by disaffected liberation struggle stalwarts was about to take off. ...