Articles tagged 'special congress'

Mnangagwa ouster plot thickens 2 November 2017 HARARE - A tension-filled extraordinary congress is in the offing for the ruling party as the influential Zanu PF Women's League has started rallying its structures across the country to lend support behind First Lady Grace Mugabe as the sole beneficiary of a constitutional amendment seeking to c...
'Grace must not run for VP' 31 October 2017 HARARE - First Lady Grace Mugabe must not stand as vice president at Zanu PF's extraordinary congress in December, a move veteran political analyst and civil society leader Brian Kagoro described as a potential “titanic political error.” Grace has not announced any plans to run in the vote sch...
Woman VP a wish list: Mangwana 24 October 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF deputy secretary for Legal Affairs, Paul Mangwana, has dismissed growing calls by the party's influential youth league to have a woman replace one of the country's two vice presidents, as a wish list. Mangwana is a close ally of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa who is thought...
Zanu PF wants $8m to bankroll congress 24 October 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF is appealing for donations to raise $8 million inside two months to bankroll the December extra-ordinary congress. Secretary for finance Obert Mpofu claimed all donated funds will be accounted for. In sourcing funding for the congress, the ruling party requested beneficiari...
Special Congress: Zanu PF youths backing Grace 21 October 2017 HARARE - One of the three critical wings of the ruling party — the Zanu PF youth league — threw down the gauntlet yesterday, declaring its undying support for First Lady Grace Mugabe to take over the vice presidency from Emmerson Mnangagwa, whom it described as a cancer, eating away the revolutio...