Articles tagged 'the herald'

Obert Mpofu must shut up: Moyo 25 April 2017 HARARE - While on government duty in India, my attention has been drawn to reckless, irresponsible, disrespectful and unacceptable remarks about me by Obert Mpofu made in the glare of the media at an extraordinary meeting of Zanu PF's Matabeleland North provincial coordinating committee in Lupane...
Zhuwao gives Herald ultimatum 24 February 2016 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's nephew Patrick Zhuwao has given The Herald an ultimatum to publish an apology following a “damaging” article written by columnist Reason Wafawarova. Through his lawyers from Dube-Banda, Nzarayapenga & Partners, Zhuwao wrote to The Herald editor Caesar Zvayi o...
Moyo blasts Herald over Zanu PF wars 22 January 2016 HARARE - As Zanu PF's deadly factional and succession wars continue unabated, Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo took to Twitter yesterday, querying The Herald's coverage of the ruling party's worsening infighting. “It is as curious as it is concerning that @HeraldZimbabwe now has referen...
State media parrots Grace's shameful lie 11 September 2015 HARARE - That former Vice President Joice Mujuru has rattled the cage of the warring post-congress Zanu PF, after she dramatically and unexpectedly announced her re-entry into formal national politics last Monday, is obvious for all to see. What particularly appears to be giving President Robe...
Herald assistant editor suspended over 'dying economy' story 19 March 2015 HARARE - The Herald's senior assistant editor, George Chisoko, has been suspended for publishing a business story in the State-controlled daily highlighting Zimbabwe's dying economy. In the unusually candid story, the paper highlighted what economists and millions of ordinary Zimbabweans talk ...
Desperate lies 19 March 2015 HARARE - During the Cold War era, a well-known Russian newspaper, Pravda, was renowned for its zealous support of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union — the same way that The Herald serves as an unashamed mouthpiece of Zanu PF, even though the local daily is supposedly a “listed” State-control...
MP sues The Herald over 'dirty dozen' stories 8 October 2014 HARARE - Zanu PF MP for Makonde Kindness Paradza is suing Zimpapers for $60 000 for stating that he solicited for donations from the US embassy. Paradza is suing Zimpapers, The Herald editor Caesar Zvayi and the reporter who penned the “dirty dozen” stories. Paradza alleged the articles defame...
Gumbo stands by politburo statement 3 October 2014 HARARE - Rugare Gumbo, the Zanu PF spokesperson, has scoffed at State media reports that he lied about the outcome of Wednesday’s politburo meeting. Gumbo told the Daily News yesterday that he stood by the statements he made to the media on the politburo resolutions. He briefed journalists ...
Heads roll at Herald 2 October 2014 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe yesterday lashed out at State media, singling out The Herald newspaper, for running disparaging and destructive stories about deadly factionalism within his embattled Zanu PF party. And just as Mugabe was rubbishing the State media at a Zanu PF politburo meetin...
Herald editor suspended 19 December 2013 HARARE - Caesar Zvayi, editor of The Herald newspaper, has been sent on forced leave amid stunning accusations by Information, Media and Broadcasting Services minister, Jonathan Moyo that the paper had published a story based on “emotive and false assertions that smack of a hidden political agend...