Articles tagged 'zanu pf youths'

Zanu PF youths have lost dignity 31 August 2017 HARARE - It is getting evident that the leadership of Zanu PF has created, for use at times opportune to them, desperate youths who are always willing to do their bidding because essentially they have nothing to do. Over the years, Zanu PF's skewed policy framework has continued to churn out f...
'Govt will not recruit workers for Beitbridge-Harare road' 21 August 2017 HARARE - Government has said it would not be involved in the recruitment of workers for the improvement of the Beitbridge-Harare-Chirundu highway because that was sorely the responsibility of the contractor. Unemployed youths are clamouring to be considered for jobs which would be created when...
Mugabe's youth plan backfires 25 July 2017 HARARE - The Zanu PF Youth League, which carries the ruling party's hopes of retaining power at next year's elections, has hit turbulence owing to seismic divisions among its members over President Robert Mugabe's attempts to distance his party from terror gangs that are wreaking havoc countrywid...
Violent clashes over cotton sales 17 June 2017 HARARE - Scores of Zanu PF youths were left injured in Sanyati last week after they attempted to force farmers to sell their cotton produce to Cotton Company of Zimbabwe (Cottco). The youths wore T-shits emblazoned Cotton Yese Kuna President (all cotton to the president), a Sanyati farmer to...
'Mess with Mugabe and we'll go to war' 20 January 2017 HARARE - As Zanu PF's deadly tribal, factional and succession wars get uglier, the party's youths have warned disgruntled former freedom fighters and other allies of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa that they are prepared to take up arms to defend President Robert Mugabe. Speaking to the Dail...
Zanu PF indaba a bootlicking jamboree: Mutodi 21 December 2016 HARARE - Disgruntled Zanu PF members have rubbished the party's just-ended conference in Masvingo, claiming it was nothing but a bootlicking jamboree aimed at massaging President Robert Mugabe and his wife's egos. Soon after the five-day indaba — which resolved to declare 92-year-old Mugabe as...
Mahoka lashes VP Mnangagwa 8 May 2016 HARARE - Forthright Zanu PF women's league secretary for finance, Sarah Mahoka, has launched another frontal attack on embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, suggesting that the Midlands godfather will never ascend to the presidency because he allegedly lacks a social base. The sharp-ton...
Harare gears up for Zanu PF wars 2 May 2016 HARARE - Zanu PF youths linked to opponents of embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa gave notice yesterday that their controversial “million-man march” in Harare — which is taking place as the ruling party's seemingly unstoppable factional and succession wars continue to escalate — was immi...
'Mnangagwa will take over' 25 April 2016 HARARE - After months of suffering a savage and relentless mauling at the hands of the Generation 40 (G40) group within the warring Zanu PF, allies of embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa have their tails up again, vowing yesterday that nothing will stop the Midlands godfather from succeed...
Zanu PF okays anti-Mnangagwa demo 24 April 2016 HARARE - Attempts by war veterans aligned to embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa to sabotage next month's planned “million-man march” against the Midlands godfather by Zanu PF youths associated with the governing party's ambitious Young Turks, the Generation 40 (G40), are dead in the wate...
Mnangagwa hits campaign trail 5 November 2015 HARARE - Tired of being on the receiving end of repeated blows from their post-congress Zanu PF enemies, as the ruling party's factional and succession wars continue to escalate, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's supporters are finally hitting the campaign trail openly and earnestly. The Dai...
Irate youths savage Moyo, Kasukuwere 4 November 2015 HARARE - A Zanu PF youth group apparently aligned to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's faction has launched a scathing attack on three Cabinet ministers linked to the Generation 40 (G40) group, as factional and succession wars continue to devour the ruling party. This comes amid reports that...
Cop flees rowdy Zanu PF youths 30 June 2015 GWERU - Youths aligned to President Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF party nearly manhandled a female police officer who had allegedly demanded a $20 bribe from the driver of a minibus they were travelling in on Sunday. The youths were en-route to Bulawayo from the party's meeting held in Harare last w...
Thugs harass, abuse Sekeramayi's wife 3 December 2014 HARARE - In a disturbing start to Zanu PF's anticlimactic congress, the wife of senior politburo member and Defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi, Tsitsi, was heckled, harassed and physically abused by rowdy youths at the party's headquarters in Harare yesterday. Analysts said the attack was an o...
Zanu PF youth 'defecates' at borehole to spite rival 6 March 2014 HARARE - A self-confessed Zanu PF supporter allegedly defecated at a community borehole after a series of political disputes with his neighbour who is a councillor in the opposition MDC. Zanu PF youth Spencer Zongoro is alleged to have defecated at the borehole to fix his staunch MDC-supportin...