Articles tagged 'zanu pf'

ED opens up: Sets conditions for dialogue 1 February 2019 HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa, pictured, has denied reports suggesting that all is not well between him and Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, the Daily News can report. Speaking to journalists at an informal media briefing at Munhumutapa Building — the citadel of government power — ...
UK MPs regret endorsing ED 1 February 2019 HARARE – British MPs say they regret that their government took a quick stance to cosy up to the Zimbabwean administration soon after President Emmerson Mnangagwa took over power from former president Robert Mugabe in the November 2017 coup. Kate Hoey, a Labour Party MP, moved a motion in Parl...
ED's aides in turf war 30 January 2019 HARARE - A war of words that erupted between President Emmerson Mnangagwa's propagandists could be indicative of a major turf war among key actors in his administration. Last week, Mnangagwa's spokesperson George Charamba took a dig at officials in the ministry of Information, Publicity and Br...
'Only dialogue can save Zim' 23 January 2019 BULAWAYO - Former War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube yesterday joined the bandwagon of like-minded Zimbabweans and organisations who have been calling for dialogue between the ruling Zanu PF and the main opposition MDC Alliance as part of the bold move to stem the growing public disenchantment em...
'August 1 shootings pushed Zim backwards' 23 January 2019 HARARE - Former War veterans minister Tshinga Dube has revealed that the much-publicised August 1 shootings drove the country’s economy years backwards. The shooting — which claimed six lives — was, according to the Monthlante Commission, a development that saw the country returning to interna...
Plot to topple ED unmasked 22 January 2019 HARARE - Serious fresh ructions have emerged in Zanu PF, resulting in two prominent members of the former liberation movement revealing explosive details over the past few days of an apparent plot to topple President Emmerson Mnangagwa from power, the Daily News can report. So serious is the p...
Mugabe's ex-aide spills the beans 13 January 2019 HARARE - A former aide of ousted president Robert Mugabe has spilled the beans from his foreign base, saying Zanu PF has serious divisions that do not always play out in public. Lawrence Kamwi, who served as head of former first lady Grace Mugabe's office and principal private secretary to the...
Confusion over war vets congress 10 January 2019 HARARE - Internal strife within the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) is escalating with confusion surfacing on when the congress to choose the new leadership will be held. The Christopher Mutsvangwa-led executive was elected in November 2014, taking over from Jabu...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Only protests can remove Zanu PF 9 January 2019 BULAWAYO - Former national healing minister Moses Mzila-Ndlovu has said only widespread protests against the President Emmerson Mnangagwa government was the only way to save the country from total collapse. The call by Mzila-Ndlovu comes at a time separate mass protests have been organised by ...
We're all to blame: Zanu PF 8 January 2019 HARARE - Neither the ruling party nor President Emmerson Mnangagwa are to blame for the country's economic woes that are giving rise to labour unrests, Zanu PF's information tsar said yesterday. “This is not about a Zanu PF or government issue alone. It is about all Zimbabweans having to put o...
ED divides Byo council 6 January 2019 HARARE - A fire tender hired out to the ruling Zanu PF party during its annual National People's Conference held in Esigodini last month has caused ructions here after it was rented out at a massive discount against council policy. Zanu PF had its 17th conference in Matabeleland South between ...
Chief Charumbira dares Zanu PF rivals 30 December 2018 HARARE - President of the Chief's Council, Fortune Charumbira, risks landing himself in deep trouble for violating the law because of his open support for the ruling Zanu PF party. Ahead of the July 30, 2018 elections, the University of Zimbabwe-educated traditional leader landed himself in tr...
Zanu PF youths utter vile threats 29 December 2018 HARARE - With a few days to go into the new year, the omens don't look good politically in 2019, following the Zanu PF youth league's ominous threats this week against the country's opposition forces, the Daily News can report. In shocking remarks which have evoked bad memories of Zimbabwe's b...
Zanu PF youth leader targets Chamisa, supporters 29 December 2018 HARARE - With a few days to go into the new year, the omens don’t look good politically in 2019, following the Zanu PF youth league’s ominous threats this week against the country’s opposition forces, the Daily News can report.   [Adz] [GoogleAd]
Resolution on disabled students hailed 23 December 2018 HARARE - The Deaf Zimbabwe Trust (DTZ) has hailed Zanu PF’s resolutions to set up a fund for students living with disabilities. This was after the ruling Zanu PF’s 17th annual conference held in Esigodini recently came up with a resolution mandating government to develop a special fund for stu...
ED's anti-corruption drive half-hearted 23 December 2018 HARARE - In legal circles, it is said that “justice delayed is justice denied.” In essence, the axiom implies that matters brought before the courts must be dealt with within a reasonable time because delaying the granting of justice is tantamount to denying it altogether. It infers that th...
Praise singers perfect art of extolling ED 23 December 2018 HARARE - Although Robert Mugabe is now part of history, the band of praise-singers that made him a demigod is still intact, singing itself hoarse in a rat-race to please President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Observers opine that the apple-polishing and heightened fawning for Mnangagwa seen at the just...
War vets demand $13,5bn 20 December 2018 HARARE - As part of the resolutions passed at the just-ended Zanu PF conference in Esigodini last week, it was agreed that members of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) be rewarded in cash or kind for the instrumental role they played in ending colonial rule. It...
Zanu PF threatens to end piracy 19 December 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF has promised to stamp-out piracy, a monster that has ravaged the arts industry for decades, through the introduction of “strong legislation” next year. The resolution, among others, was made at the party’s recently held 17th annual conference in Esigodini. The consolidated ...
What's next for Zim? 18 December 2018 HARARE - The current political system in Zimbabwe under the ruling Zanu PF has failed to work for 38 years and it would be folly to think it can work now, political analysts contend. They also called for an urgent multi-sector dialogue that looks into the country's socio-economic and political...
Fix the economy, Zanu PF tells ED 17 December 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF bigwigs who gathered in Esigodini for their party's annual conference last week pleaded with President Emmerson Mnangagwa to act quickly and decisively to stem the country's worsening economic rot and corruption, in the interests of long-suffering Zimbabweans and social cohesion....
Zanu PF spends big on Esigodini conference 17 December 2018 ESIGODINI - Amid deepening poverty in the country, Zanu PF splurged millions of dollars on its two-day annual conference on food, accommodation and transport, with the ruling party even gloating that it paid for all the services rendered. At least all the 6 000 delegates at the annual conferen...
ED kills presidential age limit motion 17 December 2018 ESIGODINI - President Emmerson Mnangagwa threw out the contentious motion to up the presidential age limit from 40 to 52 years that had been reverently pushed by the war veterans and the ruling party women's league. The Zanu PF national people's conference declined to adopt the constitutional ...
ED's 100 days in office 17 December 2018 HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa has led “the most failed first 100 days of any president,” analysts have said, citing the worsening plight of the long-suffering majority of Zimbabweans. Mnangagwa was installed president on August 26, after the Constitutional Court confirmed his disputed ...
Zanu PF tells ED to fix Zim economy 17 December 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF bigwigs who gathered in Esigodini for their party's annual conference last week pleaded with President Emmerson Mnangagwa to act quickly and decisively to stem the country's worsening economic rot and corruption, in the interests of long-suffering Zimbabweans and social cohesion....