Articles tagged 'simon khaya moyo'

We're all to blame: Zanu PF 8 January 2019 HARARE - Neither the ruling party nor President Emmerson Mnangagwa are to blame for the country's economic woes that are giving rise to labour unrests, Zanu PF's information tsar said yesterday. “This is not about a Zanu PF or government issue alone. It is about all Zimbabweans having to put o...
Zanu PF conference gets underway 14 December 2018 GWANDA - Thousands of Zanu PF officials have descended on the sleepy town of Gwanda for the ruling party annual conference to be held at Mzingwane High School in Esigodini. All roads leading to the venue of the conference were festooned with police road blocks and check points as the security ...
6 000 expected at Zanu PF conference 12 December 2018 HARARE - A politburo meeting was held yesterday at the party's headquarters with the party's national spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo briefing the media that all provinces have endorsed President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the presidential candidate for the 2023 elections. Moyo said yesterday's meeti...
All set for Zanu PF Mat South conference 6 December 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF preparations for its annual conference, to be held in Matabeleland South are at an advanced stage, the party's politburo has said. Speaking to journalists after the politburo, Zanu PF spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo said the conference was one of the major issues that were discu...
Zanu PF rattled by renegades' testimony 23 November 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ruling Zanu PF reacted angrily to its former members' testimonies before the Commission of Inquiry into the August 1 killings, calling for the police to investigate the “violent thugs.” Former ruling party officials who included former Harare province yo...
Zanu PF costs balloon 7 November 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF's salary bill has increased substantially after a decision was made to accommodate bigwigs left out of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's lean Cabinet as full time party employees. Mnangagwa, who is also Zanu PF's first secretary, recently threw his comrades whom he excluded from ...
Politburo rejects G40 bigwigs 26 October 2018 HARARE - The ruling party has all but shut its door on the majority of members of the Generation 40 (G40) faction who were seeking to re-join Zanu PF, nearly a year after they were given their marching orders. Addressing journalists at the Zanu PF headquarters after the meeting of its politbur...
Zanu PF holds crucial meetings 25 October 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF bigwigs are meeting today amid an economic crisis that reminds many of the hyperinflationary period in 2008 which saw the country's inflation reach record figures. In a statement Zanu PF secretary for information Simon Khaya Moyo said the ruling party's politburo and central c...
'Zim doesn't need tired minds' 26 September 2018 HARARE - Former Energy minister Simon Khaya Moyo who is Senator for Matabeleland South yesterday said the current economic crisis needs fresh minds as the situation at hand cannot be solved by tired minds. Speaking in Senate, Khaya Moyo said the current economic crisis needs people who work ha...
Dumped Zanu PF bigwigs get lifeline 11 September 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF bigwigs who failed to make it in President Emmerson Mnangagwa's Cabinet including former Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu have been redeployed to work for the ruling party on a full-time basis. The decision was taken at yesterday's Zanu PF politburo meeting held at the party ...
We'll embrace MDC councils — Zanu PF 29 August 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF says it is ready to work with the MDC Alliance that won the majority number of urban local authorities in the just-ended harmonised elections. Since the formation of the MDC in 1999, the labour backed party has been in control of most of the country's urban councils but servic...
Windfall for Zanu PF MPs 21 August 2018 HARARE - Elected Members of Parliament from the ruling Zanu PF party are set to receive $13 000 each for their victory celebrations, the Daily News can report. The windfall is being drawn from Zanu PF's eye-popping $15 million budget that had been set aside for a run-off, which the ruling part...
Zanu PF reinstates Simon Khaya Moyo 21 July 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF says contrary to earlier reports that party spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo had been replaced as its official mouthpiece with politburo secretary for legal affairs Paul Mangwana, the situation has not changed. In a statement on Thursday the ruling party's director of administrat...
'Chamisa's Russian rigging plot claims childish' 15 July 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ruling Zanu PF has rubbished MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa's claims that it was colluding with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) in an elaborate plot to rig next month's elections using Russian cyber experts. Chamisa made the sensational claim...
Zanu PF backs bungling Zec 9 July 2018 HARARE - In spite of widespread condemnation of the uneven electoral playing field which favours the governing party, the under-fire Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has received unconditional support from Zanu PF, in what effectively quashes any hopes for reforms ahead of the July 30 polls. ...
Zanu PF backs bungling Zimbabwe Electoral Commission 9 July 2018 HARARE - In spite of widespread condemnation of the uneven electoral playing field which favours the governing party, the under-fire Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has received unconditional support from Zanu PF, in what effectively quashes any hopes for reforms ahead of the July 30 polls. ...
SK urges war vets to engage ED on security offer 2 July 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) members must engage President Emmerson Mnangagwa directly on their offer to be part of his close security, Information minister Simon Khaya-Moyo has said. The offer is in the wake of a bomb attack that claimed two lives an...
ED allies fall 3 May 2018 HARARE - Some of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's key allies fell dramatically in Zanu PF primary polls held between April 29 and May 1, setting the stage for what is promising to be nail-biting general elections in which the Zanu PF leader will be seeking a five-year mandate in the top office afte...
Zanu PF denies stealing MDC ideas 29 April 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF has dismissed allegations by the opposition MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa that the ruling party has a proclivity for plagiarism as baseless. Two weeks ago, Chamisa said the MDC Alliance—his vehicle going into the forthcoming elections — will not publicise ...
Zanu PF primaries list raises spectre of bhora musango 23 April 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa faces the spectre of a repeat of the sabotage that characterised the 2008 elections after scores of prospective legislators were elbowed from the race to represent the ruling party in the forthcoming elections. The ruling party's secretary for the commissa...
Zanu PF politburo meets to avert implosion 20 April 2018 HARARE - The Zanu PF politburo meets today to deal with the contentious issue of candidate selection for primary elections ahead of the eagerly-awaited harmonised polls, amid revelations that the party's elections commission failed to contain members' antagonism. The ruling party is currently ...
Zanu PF burns in primaries war 16 April 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF is in turmoil over its forthcoming primary elections, with senior party officials now battling to calm down angry members who are fuming over the conduct of the party's provincial chairpersons who stand accused of favouring their cronies. This comes as the politburo has postpo...
ZANU PF tempers flare over selection of candidates 16 April 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF is in turmoil over its forthcoming primary elections, with senior party officials now battling to calm down angry members who are fuming over the conduct of the party's provincial chairpersons who stand accused of favouring their cronies. Read full story in today's paper. [...
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...