Articles tagged 'tshinga dube'

Dube throws in towel 10 September 2018 BULAWAYO - Former Makokoba legislator Tshinga Dube has said he was not going to contest for the seat again saying it was time he passed on the baton. Dube lost to MDC Alliance's James Sithole in the just-ended July 30 elections, leaving him feeling let down following his huge investment in the...
Despite rejection, Dube won't let go 18 August 2018 BULAWAYO - Former Makokoba legislator Tshinga Dube will not abandon Makokoba constituency despite his emphatic defeat to MDC Alliance's James Sithole. Dube had in 2008 and 2015 tried his luck to wrest the Makokoba seat from the MDC, without success. He finally broke the jinx in 2015 after h...
Ex-army boss speaks on Byo bombing 8 July 2018 HARARE - Former War Veterans minister and ex-army colonel Tshinga Dube said those behind the June 24 attack at White City Stadium in Bulawayo may have used a landmine to carry out their heinous act, instead of a grenade, as is being widely speculated. Dube – a weapons expert once in charge of ...
I'm wearing the right jacket: Tshinga Dube 18 June 2018 BULAWAYO - While the people of Makokoba constituency agree that the incumbent Zanu PF legislator Tshinga Dube has done well, there are others who think he is wearing the wrong political jacket. Bulawayo has always been an opposition MDC stronghold hence no space for the ruling Zanu PF and Dube...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Tshinga dares opposition parties 23 May 2018 BULAWAYO - Makokoba legislator Tshinga Dube has dared opposition parties vowing to contest in the constituency saying he was taking no prisoners as he was almost hundred percent confident of retaining the seat. The MDC Alliance, which is likely to pose a serious threat to the former War Vetera...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Dube hints at GNU 2 May 2018 Dube hints at GNU BULAWAYO - In a statement that is likely to attract mixed feelings within the Zanu PF family, former War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube has hinted on a government of national unity with the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC while also appealing to Zimbabweans to give President Emmerson ...
Cabinet minister's hubby in limbo 4 April 2018 BULAWAYO - A Cabinet minister's husband's bid to land the Makokoba constituency has suffered a huge blow after he was dumped by his long-time ally on account of fanning factionalism. Women and Youth Affairs minister Sithembiso Nyoni's husband, Peter Baka Nyoni, is eyeing the Makokoba constitue...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Please zip it, Dube tells Mugabe 21 March 2018 BULAWAYO - Former Cabinet minister Tshinga Dube has told deposed former president Robert Mugabe to just zip it as Zimbabweans have moved on since his inglorious fall from power last year. Mugabe, now 94, resigned from office on November 21 moments before a parliamentary impeachment process. ...
Tshinga Dube validates Mutinhiri's credentials 19 March 2018 HARARE - At a time Zanu PF propagandists are falling over each other to attack National Patriotic Front (NPF) leader Ambrose Mutinhiri, former War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube has validated the retired brigadier-general's liberation war credentials. A top ally of President Emmerson Mnangagwa...
Tshinga Dube slams Mudede over delays 8 March 2018 HARARE - Former War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube has said Registrar General Tobaiwa Mudede is caught in a time warp, complicating the issue of registration documents in a move reminiscent of the colonial era. Dube, who is also the chairperson of the parliamentary portfolio committee on Defen...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Zanu PF will win, says Tshinga Dube 24 January 2018 BULAWAYO – Former War veterans minister Tshinga Dube has expressed confidence that Zanu PF will romp to victory come 2018 under its new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa. The statements by Dube come at a time when Mnangagwa recently announced that elections will be held in five to six months' time in ...
'Zacc officers vulnerable to bribes' 22 January 2018 HARARE - Poor salaries are making officers at the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) susceptible to bribes, Parliamentary has heard. Presenting a report in the National Assembly during debate on the national budget, Defence, Home Affairs and Security Services portfolio committee chairp...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Tshinga Dube trolls Dabengwa 10 January 2018 BULAWAYO - Former War veterans minister Tshinga Dube has taken aim at Zapu president Dumiso Dabengwa saying he failed to address the Gukurahundi by utilising his office at the time he was a Cabinet minister. While Dube agreed that there was need for a reconciliation and national healing strate...
Zipra veterans defiant on VP 23 December 2017 HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa appears to have made up his decision on who will become his deputies but ex Zipra officials — a military wing of Zapu during the liberation struggle — still want to have a say on who should be picked from their side. Former Commander of the Defence Forces ...
Drop indigenisation, ZimAsset: Tshinga 29 November 2017 BULAWAYO – Former War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube has taken a dig at some of the policies, which were implemented under former president Robert Mugabe's government, describing them as impractical. Dube, who was expelled from his ministry by Mugabe due to his alleged links with then vice pre...
Sellouts, whites won't rule Zim: Chiwenga 27 October 2017 HARARE - Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) general Constantino Chiwenga has declared ahead of next year's synchronised polls that the military will not allow whites and disloyal citizens to ascend to the seat of power. Chiwenga was quoted by a Masvingo provincial newspaper saying ...
A congress to decide Mugabe succession? 23 October 2017   KENT - The latest twist to Zanu PF's long-running succession saga is that the ruling party will hold an extraordinary congress in December. To seasoned watchers of Zimbabwean politics, this doesn't come as a big surprise. The timing is, however, rather curious, coming, as it does, just mo...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Sacked Tshinga Dube bares soul 18 October 2017 BULAWAYO - Former War Veterans minister, Tshinga Dube, who was recently dropped from President Robert Mugabe's Cabinet, has once again sensationally claimed that there were characters in Zanu PF that had been baying for his blood ever since he challenged the 93-year-old to name his successor. ...
What happens after Mugabe? 15 October 2017 HARARE - At the ripe old age of 93, Zimbabwe's long-serving President, Robert Mugabe, has offered himself as the candidate to lead his ruling Zanu PF party in elections next year. In power since independence from Britain in 1980, Mugabe would be 99 should he win the 2018 election and complete ...
Matabeleland 'mourns' Tshinga Dube sacking 13 October 2017 BULAWAYO - Analysts here have waded into the recent Cabinet reshuffle that saw two ministers from the Matabeleland region being dropped. Among those dropped were former War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube and former Rural Development minister Abednico Ncube — both from Matabeleland. Analysts...
Honesty costs minister job 12 October 2017 HARARE - Former War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube — who was sacked from Cabinet earlier this week — says although he harbours no hard feelings against President Robert Mugabe, he paid the price for being “too honest”. Dube lost his cushy job together with three other ministers — Prisca Mupfum...
ED now dead man walking 5 October 2017 HARARE - Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko has literally taken the gloves off on his counterpart — Emmerson Mnangagwa — insinuating on Tuesday that the 75-year-old politician was lying that he was poisoned on August 12 while attending a Zanu PF youth interface meeting in Gwanda, the Daily News ca...
ED allies plot to drown Mugabe 20 September 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe has a lot of homework to do ahead of next year's decisive polls amid revelations that allies of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa have hatched an improved version of the 2008 Bhora Musango strategy to shipwreck his re-election bid, the Daily News can report. Re...
SOUTHERN NEWS | AAG reports town clerk to Mugabe 20 September 2017 BULAWAYO - Indigenous pressure group, the Affirmative Action Group (AAG), has written to President Robert Mugabe to express its unhappiness with the decision by the Bulawayo City Council (BCC) to allocate gold claims to town clerk Christopher Dube and George Mlilo — the permanent secretary in the...
Mugabe succession: It's a two-horse race 14 September 2017 HARARE - The race to succeed President Robert Mugabe as leader of Zanu PF has narrowed to two major contenders namely Defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi and Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa who, despite the increasing hostility towards him, still stands a good chance to succeed the incumbent on ...