Articles tagged 'zpf'

Dozens ditch Mujuru's NPP 22 April 2018 HARARE - Over 30 more senior officials in former Vice President Joice Mujuru's National People's Party (NPP) have dumped her party on allegations of indecision in joining the MDC Alliance. Barely a week after Mujuru's party was hit by a wave of resignations in Mashonaland West, where two senio...
Mujuru fails to pay $387k for tractors 5 April 2018 HARARE - Former vice president and National People's Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru (pictured) has been dragged to the High Court for failing to pay $387 000 in a tractors deal. Peppy Motors (Private) Limited, trading as Agritech, Sabrina Sarpo and Tony Sarpo are the complainants, while Mujur...
Mujuru, war vets smoke peace pipe 5 November 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) has said it is now ready to work with National People's Party leader Joice Mujuru, claiming President Robert Mugabe was the one who divided them. The ex-liberation fighters played an instrumental role in the campaign to un...
Mujuru's party now homeless 5 November 2017 HARARE - Former vice president Joice Mujuru's National People's Party (NPP) is now operating from her Chisipite home after being kicked out of its Avondale offices following the latest fallout within the party. The NPP used to operate from an office in Avondale but it has now been rendered hom...
Mnangagwa's private press ban tragic 7 October 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa barred several private news organisations from an on-camera press briefing on Thursday night, handpicking a select group of State media reporters that he perceives to be friendly towards him. The “gaggle” with the VP then took place before only a pool...
Opposition parties not serious on 2018 elections 6 October 2017 EDITOR — The political situation in this country is quite sad and shows that there is no hope that the opposition parties will ever rule this country. The lack of seriousness by the opposition political parties is disheartening. Apart from the squabbles within the coalition or the so-called...
Mujuru's NPP hits campaign trail 4 October 2017 HARARE - Opposition National People's Party (NPP) has put up fliers around the country calling for the electorate to vote Joice Mujuru as president in next year's elections in the clearest sign that the former Vice President is going it alone. The 62-year-old Mujuru was President Robert Mugabe...
Mujuru launches 'pungwe' rallies 6 September 2017 HARARE - Opposition National People's Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru has launched her bid for presidency with night vigils — popularly known as pungwes — hoping to take votes from mainstream candidates in a tight race that promises a strong turnout. The 62-year-old was President Robert Mugabe...
Scores of youths dump Mujuru's NPP 5 September 2017 HARARE - At least 35 youths have quit Joice Mujuru's National People's Party (NPP) protesting inept leadership and alleged corruption within party ranks. The mass resignations last week left the youth wing's Hatfield district in Harare with no representation. In a stinging letter addressed ...
Mujuru misses friends in Zanu PF 2 July 2017 HARARE - Ever since she was pushed out of Zanu PF in 2014, former vice president Joice Mujuru has struggled to set her political career on an upward trajectory. Upon exiting the ruling party, she found herself at the Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) as the party's interim leader. It was, however, n...
Harare rally examines Mujuru's credentials 23 June 2017 HARARE - Former Vice President and leader of the fledgling National People's Party (NPP) Joice Mujuru will have an idea of much work she has to do to convince her critics when she holds a rally in Harare's Kuwadzana high density suburb tomorrow -— amid widening rifts among her supporters in some ...
Mujuru's NPP readies for congress 23 May 2017 HARARE - Joice Mujuru’s opposition National People’s Party (NPP) is set to hold its elective convention in Harare next month. While her spokesperson, Gift Nyandoro, could not reveal the exact date of the fledgling party’s inaugural congress “for strategic and security reasons”, he told the Dai...
Moyo turns down ZPF 4 May 2017 HARARE - Former Industry and Commerce minister-turned-Zanu PF critic Nkosana Moyo turned down an offer to become Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) leader, forcing the party to settle for ex-diplomat Agrippa Mutambara, it has emerged. The party's interim secretary for administration, Kudakwashe Bhasi...
Gumbo slams Tsvangirai coalition 3 May 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) co-leader Rugare Gumbo has said his party will not join MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai's mooted grand coalition, arguing it is “opportunistic and exclusive”. He rubbished the alliance —which has seen Tsvangirai sign Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with for...
ZPF splits again 25 April 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) has once again been rocked by chaos, with the party's elders — Rugare Gumbo and Didymus Mutasa — announcing yesterday that they are still in charge, not former army general Agrippa Mutambara. The party, which was led by former vice president Joice Mujur...
Tsvangirai, Mujuru finally seal poll pact 20 April 2017 HARARE - Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai and former Vice President Joice Mujuru yesterday fired warning shots at President Robert Mugabe and his warring ruling Zanu PF — signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Harare ahead of the finalisation of the planned grand coalition as the make-...
Gumbo warns of Zanu PF infiltration 12 April 2017 HARARE - Opposition leaders intending to form a grand coalition against President Robert must be cautious of being infiltrated by Zanu PF, Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) interim co-leader Rugare Gumbo has warned. Under pressure from long-suffering Zimbabweans, opposition parties — including Morga...
Mujuru aide in major surgery 4 April 2017 HARARE - Embattled Joice Mujuru’s spokesperson, Gift Nyandoro, who was viciously attacked by his party colleague Jealousy Mawarire, remains hospitalised after undergoing a five-hour knee surgery. Speaking from his hospital bed, Nyandoro — whose public scuffle with Mawarire is threatening to ri...
Mujuru aides in ugly brawl 31 March 2017 HARARE - Simmering tensions within former Vice President Joice Mujuru's struggling National People's Party (NPP) boiled over yesterday when rash party spokesperson, Jealousy Mawarire, viciously attacked and then allegedly threatened to kill her personal spin doctor, Gift Nyandoro, in incredible s...
Mujuru must shape up or ship out: Paradza 28 March 2017 AUCKLAND - I am not going to analyse Joice Mujuru's performance in recent interviews on the BBC's HARDtalk and on Deutsche Welle's Conflict Zone point by point. Suffice to say she failed to sell herself and her party while on those platforms. Not only did she humiliate herself but she was a...
Jostling for posts in Mujuru party 20 March 2017 HARARE - It is dog-eat-dog in Joice Mujuru's newly-formed National People's Party (NPP) as officials jostle for positions ahead of an elective convention next month. Mujuru — NPP's interim leader — will be uncontested as the party's presidential candidate. However, according to a list of ca...
Mutasa, Gumbo under fire over party name 16 March 2017 HARARE - Little-known Zimbabwe First (ZimFirst) party leader Maxwell Zeb Shumba has threatened to take legal action against Didymus Mutasa and Rugare Gumbo accusing them of “stealing” his party's name. Mutasa and Gumbo's opposition party — formed in 2016, way after Shumba's — is named Zimbabwe...
Mujuru slapped with $5m lawsuit 9 March 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) elders — Didymus Mutasa and Rugare Gumbo — have slapped former ally Joice Mujuru with a $5 million suit following her claims that the duo wanted to bed her. The two had demanded that the newly-formed National People's Party leader retracts her statements an...
Two ZPFs emerge 1 March 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) elders — Rugare Gumbo and Didymus Mutasa — have said they will not fight former ally Joice Mujuru over the party's name but co-exist as separate political entities using the same name. Gumbo told the Daily News yesterday that while he and Mutasa were the fo...
I won't apologise: Mujuru 25 February 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) leader Joice Mujuru has said she will not apologise or retract the claims she made that her former allies Didymus Mutasa and Rugare Gumbo wanted to have sex with her. She said the two — who threatened to slap her with a $5 million lawsuit, if she does not p...