Articles tagged 'uzumba'

Polls not free in Uzumba 5 August 2018 HARARE - “We were told that if the MDC wins we are going to teach you a lesson,” an elderly man who owns a bottle store deep in Uzumba said between sips of opaque beer. He furtively looks around, afraid his tormentors maybe nearby. After some time he continues with his story. A story of pai...
'Zanu PF hijacks food distribution in Uzumba' 21 July 2018 HARARE - The ruling Zanu PF party is being accused of hijacking the distribution of food aid and farming inputs —to make sure opposition members in Mashonaland East's Uzumba constituency do not access them. Supporters of the MDC Alliance claimed that having hijacked the programme, Zanu PF offi...
'Mugabe insincere on terror gangs' 31 July 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe must order the arrest of suspected Zanu PF terror gangs that he recently disowned while addressing a rally in Lupane, social and political analysts contend. At the Lupane presidential youth interface rally, Mugabe said: “I hear there are groups that are moving ...
Political violence on the rise 30 July 2017 HARARE - As the country hurtles towards the crunch 2018 harmonised elections, there are fears that the polls would be marred by political violence. This comes as there are renewed fears that the debilitating violence that rocked the country when the ruling party lost the 2008 elections could f...
'Mugabe must curb political violence' 1 June 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has called on President Robert Mugabe (pictured) to use his considerable influence to end the serious spike in political violence. This comes amid escalating concerns over inter and intra-party violence ahead of 2018 elections. ZPP's calls come as M...
Mugabe must condemn Zanu PF violence 23 May 2017 HARARE - The violent behaviour displayed by the ruling party's youth league at Zanu PF Bulawayo provincial headquarters — Davies Hall — on Sunday is both stunning and disappointing. Provincial youth league chairperson Anna Mokgohloa was mercilessly clobbered, allegedly by war veterans, while B...
'They've launched a terror campaign' 27 April 2017 HARARE - Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC says Zanu PF has launched a terror campaign in the volatile Mashonaland East province, threatening villagers against attending meetings and sharing their horror experiences of the violent 2008 polls. This comes just weeks after Tsvangirai visi...
Uzumba: A traumatised people in a 'free' country 7 September 2014 HARARE - The floor remained intact, itself the only surviving evidence of a round hut that once stood there. MDC president Morgan Tsvangirai sits down on the desolate floor, listening intently to the gory details from villagers of how it all happened some six years ago. We are in Zanga vill...
Three girls killed in Uzumba fire 23 July 2013 HARARE - A tragic fire took the lives of three girls at Nyamukondiwa Village in Uzumba last Saturday, police have confirmed. The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) would like to confirm the death of three female juveniles namely Nashel Zanga (5), Natalia Zanga (2) and Vimbainashe Makuvhu aged on ...