Articles tagged 'shuvai mahofa'

Who will take over from Mahofa? 16 September 2017 HARARE - Factions in the ruling Zanu PF party are burning the midnight oil in a bid to influence President Robert Mugabe's choice of successor to Shuvai Mahofa, who was the Provincial Affairs minister for Masvingo before her death on August 14. The Team Lacoste faction, which is calling the sh...
Illegal Tongaat settlers stranded after Mahofa death 22 August 2017 HARARE - Hundreds of illegal settlers who invaded sugar estates owned by the Zimbabwe units of South Africa’s Tongaat Hullett and have been shielded from eviction by Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Shuvai Mahofa have been left in a quandary. Mahofa died on Monday last week after she colla...
Tension mars Mahofa burial 21 August 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe, who arrived in the country in the early hours of yesterday morning, did not show up at the burial of Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Shuvai Mahofa at the National Heroes Acre in Harare, amid speculation that woeful events of the past few days might have tak...
Mahofa declared national hero 17 August 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe and Zanu PF yesterday did not allow the party’s factional wars to sway them in honouring the late Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Shuvai Ben Mahofa when they ignored internal divisions and unanimously conferred her with national heroine status. Mahofa, who...
Masvingo seeks heroine status for Mahofa 16 August 2017 HARARE - The Zanu PF Masvingo Province has written to the politburo requesting that its late forthright Provincial Affairs minister Shuvai Ben Mahofa — who collapsed and died on Monday morning — be declared a national heroine. Mahofa, 76, who died in the early hours of Monday, had been unwell ...
Mahofa dies 14 August 2017 HARARE - Masvingo provincial affairs minister, Shuvai Mahofa, has died. She collapsed at her house in Masvingo early this morning before being taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead. She was 75. Psychomotor minister, Josiah Hungwe, confirmed Mahofa's death. “It's very sad. I ...
First lady hammers Mahofa 1 August 2017 HARARE - First Lady Grace Mugabe sledged Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Shuvai Mahofa for failing to acknowledge her while chanting the Zanu PF slogan and failing to display party regalia during a women's league national assembly meeting last Thursday. The party's new regalia, unveiled a...
Zanu PF old guard hijacks youth rally 29 June 2017 HARARE - The old guard in Zanu PF has all but hijacked President Robert Mugabe's youth interface rally set for Masvingo tomorrow, amid indications that the event could be used as a platform to assert factional preferences. Party insiders told the Daily News yesterday that Zanu PF politburo mem...
Koreans express interest in Tokwe-Mukorsi project 2 June 2017 HARARE - Koreans have expressed interest in investing in lodges at Tokwe-Mukorsi Dam following its commissioning a fortnight ago, the Daily News has learnt. Commissioned a fortnight ago by President Robert Mugabe, and built at an estimated cost of $300 million, Tokwe-Mukorsi is now Zimbabwe’s ...
Masvingo Zanu PF war rages on 31 May 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF factional fights in the volatile Masvingo Province are far from over after deputy chairperson Amasi Nenjana yesterday accused the faction rallying behind Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa of trying to form their own politburo. Nenjana, who is strongly linked to the rival Gener...
Harare-Beitbridge highway Zanu PF job: Mahofa 30 April 2017 HARARE - Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Shuvai Mahofa has said only Zanu PF supporters will be favoured in contract awarding for the construction of the Harare-Beitbridge highway. The call for domestic party preference in the public procurement process for the project was tabled during  ...
Anti-Mahofa protests rock Chiredzi 28 September 2016 HARARE - Zanu PF supporters in Masvingo on Monday staged protests against provincial heavyweights Shuvai Mahofa and Josiah Hungwe, who they accuse of leading invasions of land belonging to sugar producing company Tongaat Hullet. Despite the fact that President Robert Mugabe in June this year o...
Mugabe savages Mahofa, Hungwe 4 July 2016 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe is apparently furious with three of his ministers who stand accused of grabbing sugar plantations owned by white commercial farmers in Masvingo Province, and who are allegedly distributing the land to Zanu PF followers on factional lines. Zanu PF Masvingo provi...
Chaos consumes Zanu PF women's league 26 November 2015 MUTARE - The Zanu PF women's league in Manicaland is burning in line with the deadly factional and succession wars devouring the ruling party nationally, with bitterly-opposed factions in the troubled province now resorting to hiring thugs to harass their opponents, the Daily News has learnt. ...
Age catches up with Mahofa 13 August 2015 HARARE - Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Shuvai Mahofa is struggling to keep up with the rigours of office, delivering the President's Heroes Day speech from a chair on Monday. Mahofa, 74, one of Zanu PF's most iconic and controversial figures with a career stretching across Zimbabwe's 35...
Knives out for Mzembi 6 May 2015 HARARE - High-flying Tourism minister Walter Mzembi, and, arguably President Robert Mugabe’s blue-eyed boy is under fire, as his peers in both government and Zanu PF, daily plot for his downfall, including omitting him on government itineraries. In an interview with the Daily News, Mzembi said...