Articles tagged 'white city stadium'

Byo blast probe raises questions 9 September 2018 BULAWAYO - Police are still to make inroads in their investigations into the White City Stadium bomb blast in June in spite of claims by President Emmerson Mnangagwa that the suspects are now known. Police sources told the Daily News on Sunday last week that the probe was still inconclusive de...
Army to review ED's security 5 July 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's close protection will be drastically tightened following a botched "attempted assassination" of the head of State at a rally in Bulawayo, the Zimbabwe Defence Forces has said. This comes as it emerges Mnangagwa's protection was so defective that it dange...
Robert Mugabe flies into bomb storm 4 July 2018 HARARE - Former president Robert Mugabe returned home yesterday to face a torrent of allegations, inflamed by the recent bomb explosion that rocked the second city of Bulawayo on June 24, claiming two lives. The 94-year-old teetotaller, who was receiving medical attention in Singapore, is bein...
Chiwenga under fire over 'reckless' talk 4 July 2018 HARARE - Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, has come under heavy criticism for advising residents not to pay for services they do not receive. In the heat of electioneering, Chiwenga told Zanu PF supporters in Hatcliffe recently that local authorities should stop the collection of rates from...
Mugabe flies into bomb storm 4 July 2018 HARARE - Former president Robert Mugabe returned home yesterday to face a torrent of allegations, inflamed by the recent bomb explosion that rocked the second city of Bulawayo on June 24, claiming two lives. [Adz]
New twist to bomb attack 3 July 2018 HARARE - In an interesting turn of events, and as concerns grow over the security of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, war veterans are putting pressure on Vice President Constantino Chiwenga — who is in charge of the country's security cluster — to do more to protect both VIPs and ordinary Zimbabwea...
New twist to Bulawayo bomb attack 3 July 2018 HARARE - In an interesting turn of events, and as concerns grow over the security of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, war veterans are putting pressure on Vice President Constantino Chiwenga — who is in charge of the country's security cluster — to do more to protect both VIPs and ordinary Zimbabwea...
ED security fears mount 2 July 2018 HARARE - As the country hurtles towards the July 30 national elections, the security of President Emmerson Mnangagwa is increasingly becoming an issue, with authorities revealing at the weekend that they will take extraordinary measures to secure his safety. This comes after Mnangagwa narrowly...
Mnangagwa 'would-be killers' nabbed 1 July 2018 BULAWAYO - There was frenzied media and public interest here yesterday as two men were brought to court for the attempted assassination of President Emmerson Mnangagwa (pictured) during a campaign rally at White City Stadium last weekend. Hordes of journalists and members of the public flocked...
Mugabe's party hits back at ED 1 July 2018 HARARE - A faction of the National Patriotic Front (NPF) — which has the blessings of former president Robert Mugabe — has hit back at President Emmerson Mnangagwa on his claims that his former rivals in the Generation 40 (G40) were behind the bombing in Bulawayo last Saturday, saying he should w...
ED 'would-be killers' nabbed 1 July 2018 BULAWAYO - There was frenzied media and public interest here yesterday as two men were brought to court for the attempted assassination of President Emmerson............. [GoogleAd]
Churches condemn Byo bombing 30 June 2018 HARARE - Churches have condemned the bomb attack during a Zanu PF campaign rally which killed two aides and left President Emmerson Mnangagwa's deputy and a Cabinet minister nursing serious wounds. Vice President Kembo Mohadi and Zanu PF chairperson and Water and Climate minister Oppah Muching...
Aussies, Pakistan jet in 30 June 2018 HARARE - Australia and Pakistan have commendably put aside the unfortunate political disturbances caused by a bomb blast at a Zanu PF rally at White City Stadium in Bulawayo last Saturday as they arrived in Zimbabwe for the Twenty20 triangular series. Pakistan were the first to touch down at R...
Bulawayo bombing: Minister loses breast 29 June 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF national chairperson Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri has been airlifted to South Africa for reconstruction surgery after her breast was ripped off when an explosion rocked an election campaign rally addressed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Bulawayo last Saturday. Vice President K...
Byo bombing: Minister loses breast 29 June 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF national chairperson Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri has been airlifted to South Africa for reconstruction surgery after her breast was ripped off when an explosion rocked an election campaign rally addressed by President Emmerson...... [GoogleAd]
Zec condemns White City blast 28 June 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has condemned the attack that occurred at White City Stadium in Bulawayo on Saturday, resulting in the death of two people. In a statement, Zec said the attack was a drawback to electoral democracy and should not be allowed to take root in Zimba...
SOUTHERN NEWS | White City blast triggers fears 27 June 2018 BULAWAYO - Opposition Zapu has claimed that last week's assassination attempt on President Emmerson Mnangagwa was calculated to destabilise the Matabeleland region like what happened in the early 1980s when government launched a crackdown against alleged dissidents in the region which left more t...
ED tightens close security 26 June 2018 HARARE - After narrowly escaping an assassination attempt in Bulawayo on Saturday, President Emmerson Mnangagwa is due to institute a top-to-bottom review of security agencies’ protocols after the bombing incident exposed serious lapses in his close security. The Daily News can exclusively rep...
'Byo bombing exposes ED security deficiencies' 26 June 2018 HARARE - Political and civil rights activists believe that the bomb explosion that rocked an otherwise sleepy city of Bulawayo on Saturday gives rise to serious questions around the ability of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s security handlers. Analysts canvassed by the Daily News yesterday said...
Unprecedented security at Mnangagwa's event 26 June 2018 HARARE - Security for President Emmerson Mnangagwa at his first meeting following the Bulawayo bomb blast which he described as an attempt on his life by “my usual enemies” was ultra-tight at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) yesterday, with layers of protection surrounding the ve...
Mnangagwa tightens security 26 June 2018 HARARE - After narrowly escaping an assassination attempt in Bulawayo on Saturday, President Emmerson Mnangagwa is due to institute a top-to-bottom review of security agencies' protocols after the bombing incident exposed serious lapses in his close security. [Adz]
ED bomb attack: Security experts comb blast scene 25 June 2018 HARARE - White City Stadium was yesterday turned into a no-go-area as top security officials continued to comb the scene of the weekend's bomb attack for leads. This followed a blast that rocked a star rally addressed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday, which left 41 injured, among th...
Govt denies a hand in bomb attack 25 June 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's office yesterday denied stage-managing a bomb blast in the second capital as a pretext to hunt down and silence political opponents linked to the country's sulking former leader Robert Mugabe who is said to be stepping up efforts to get back at his successo...
Mnangagwa survives bomb blast 24 June 2018 BULAWAYO - An explosion rocked a star rally addressed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday, in a surprise development that is set to rattle an otherwise peaceful election campaign — the most peaceful the country has ever had since the 1960s. Mnangagwa's campaign team has called the incide...
Bulawayo roots for Tsvangirai 21 July 2013 BULAWAYO - Prime Minister and MDC President Morgan Tsvangirai has scoffed at allegations that his party will return the country into the hands of white colonialists if they assume power. Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai adresses Rally at white city stadium in Bulawayo. Zanu PF has campaigned on a...