Articles tagged 'president emmerson mnangagwa'

MDC plans to embarrass ED 18 September 2018 HARARE - Opposition legislators are planning to humiliate President Emmerson Mnangagwa when he presents his State of the Nation Address (Sona) in Parliament today — as the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC Alliance continues to refuse to accept his July 30 poll victory. This comes as opposition MPs also ...
Govt must implement Constitution: ZLHR 25 May 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) has called on President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government to implement all provisions of the Constitution and harmonise laws, policies and administrative practices with the supreme law of the land. The calls were made on the occasion of the f...
ED heads to CEO forum 14 March 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is heading to Ivory Coast for the Africa CEO Forum as he ramps up efforts to lure foreign investment. A lot of attention will focus on Zimbabwe's new president, who deposed long-time ruler Robert Mugabe, who was the world's oldest leader until the military...
ED promises free land to churches 6 March 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised to dish out free land to churches in a move likely to be seen as a tactic to sway the electorate ahead of the forthcoming general elections. Traditionally, Zanu PF — even during deposed Robert Mugabe's time — has appealed to churches during el...
Zimbabwe is not for sale, Mr President 31 January 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa was in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum (Wef) and the run up to his visit had been characterised by a significant amount of State-controlled media fanfare, private media encouragement and a decent amount of optimism by the business sector. O...
'Allow Diasporans to vote' 31 January 2018 Editor — President Emmerson Mnangagwa tried hard to impress at the just-ended 48th World Economic Forum, but a few mistakes that he made could work against him. The biggest error he made was to answer a question on whether the Zimbabweans living in the Diaspora were going to vote. He gave the ...
ED refuses to apologise for Gukurahundi 27 January 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has refused to apologise for the Gukurahundi massacres saying the measures he has put in place to deal with the emotive issue must be allowed to run their course. Mnangagwa was taken to task during an interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thurs...
Man facing ED insult rap 'threatened' 5 January 2018 HARARE - A man accused of undermining the authority of President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday told the court that he was being threaten by unknown visitors in remand prison. Gastaff Kativhu, 46, allegedly entered the venue of the Zanu PF extraordinary congress in Harare and headed to the VIP t...
ED to meet chiefs 4 January 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa will next week meet with traditional leaders in the Midlands capital of Gweru, his spokesperson George Charamba has said. In a statement yesterday, Charamba said Mnangagwa was scheduled to meet all the country's 282 chiefs on January 12  “as part of his ...
Mnangagwa to present Sona 20 December 2017 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to deliver his inaugural state-of-the-nation address (Sona) today. The president will appear before Parliament upon its invitation, where a joint session of the lower and upper house will sit in the National Assembly. [GoogleAd] National ...
Mnangagwa is new deity 17 December 2017 HARARE - The campaign to instil a presidential adulation in Zimbabwe has taken many forms ranging from describing former president Robert Mugabe as an angel to the opposition MDC's “Save chete chete” slogan when referring to its leader Morgan Tsvangirai. While it should be noted that this is a...
Pricing madness 15 December 2017 HARARE – In spite of the softening rates on the parallel market, prices have shot through the roof in the past few weeks with most basic products now beyond the reach of many. A snap survey by the Daily News revealed that prices of basic commodities have gone up by between two and 125 percent ...
Open letter to our new President 7 December 2017 HARARE – Let me start by congratulating you on your assumption of the vitally important position of chief executive of our beautiful country. Indeed, all eyes in our country, in our region and around the world are fixed on you as both citizens and the global community alike hope and pray for...
State House renovations stall ED occupation 6 December 2017 HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa is yet to move into the residential side of State House as it is undergoing renovations, a top government official has said. Mnangagwa’s spokesperson George Charamba told the Daily News yesterday that the State House had been deserted and left to degenerat...
Mnangagwa needs good advisor(s) 5 December 2017 HARARE – The announcement of a new Cabinet by President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his subsequent revision of it to address the constitutional mistakes he had made should not be treated as a small thing. Mnangagwa is historically a stickler for detail and is known for meticulous planning and there...
ED is taking Zim back into the right track 30 November 2017 HARARE – As Zimbabwe's political leadership is fast getting clearer and taking shape — as the burning questions and lingering uncertainty dies down, for now — it is the beginning of a long new journey. Zimbabweans across the race and political divide are celebrating the unbelievable and unimag...
Soul Jah Love lauds ED, Chiwenga in song 30 November 2017 HARARE – Zimdancehall star Soul Jah Love has released a song in praise of President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Zimbabwe Defence Forces commander Constantino Chiwenga for their role in unseating long-time leader Robert Mugabe. In addition to fawning over Mnangagwa and Chiwenga, the just-released tr...
No more monkey business 28 November 2017 HARARE - Enough of the jubilation. Let's get down to serious business. Our new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, and his administration, have their work cut out. Mnangagwa inherited a badly damaged economy, which was on the precipice of total collapse.  The country — once a thriving nation ...
Pomp, fun-fair, high fashion at Mnangagwa inauguration 26 November 2017 HARARE - The inauguration of President-designate Emmerson Mnangagwa was all pomp, fun-fair and high fashion on Friday. Thousands gathered at the National Sports Stadium to witness the end of the military takeover that oversaw the subsequent resignation of Robert Mugabe. Due to the massive a...
Jah Prayzah: Prophet or musician? 26 November 2017 HARARE - Just like the hit Kutonga Kwaro predicted, a hero (gamba) has just emerged in Zimbabwe and introduced new rules engagement. Also on Friday, soon after being sworn in at the National Sports Stadium, President Emmerson Mnangagwa — who has been touted as the protagonist in the title trac...
Mnangagwa faces huge challenges 25 November 2017 HARARE – Fortune favours the bold. President Emmerson Mnangagwa took a huge gamble and won. Now he has to turn victory into success. He has given his country, Zimbabwe, and the cause of outward-looking democracy a fresh opportunity. The question is whether he can seize it. If he is to do so...