Articles tagged 'zanu pf'

Factionalism demons keep ravaging Zanu PF 5 December 2018 HARARE - With factionalism refusing to die in Zanu PF, anxious power-brokers in the party are scheming to keep President Emmerson Mnangagwa at the helm of both the former liberation movement and the government for the next decade, the Daily News can report. [Adz] [GoogleAd]
Mzembi critically ill: Sikhala 30 November 2018 HARARE - Former Foreign Affairs minister Walter Mzembi is critically ill and is undergoing chemotherapy in neighbouring South Africa, a Harare court heard yesterday. Mzembi is standing trial for allegedly misappropriating funds meant for the 2013 United Nations World Tourism Organisation Gener...
Zanu PF MP sued over $54k Zesa bill 30 November 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF Mutoko South MP Herbert Shumbamhini has been dragged to the High Court by the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) over a $54 000 electricity debt. According to court summons filed by ZETDC —  which is a subsidiary of Zesa Holdings — the electrici...
Zanu PF targets youth vote 26 November 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF is already looking towards the 2023 harmonised elections as they have started rolling out programmes that attract the youth vote. Addressing a “Thank You” rally at Murombedzi Growth Point on Saturday, Mashonaland West provincial chairperson Ziyambi Ziyambi said the party was f...
Zanu PF wins Mutoko by-election 26 November 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF has retained the Mutoko North parliamentary seat after its candidate Rambidzai Nyabote polled 11 141 against her main challenger Boniface Mushore of the MDC-A who could only manage 1 329 votes. Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services permanent secretary Nick Mangwana ...
VP Chiwenga's perceived 2023 bid quashed 25 November 2018 HARARE - Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has thrown his weight behind President Emmerson Mnangagwa as Zanu PF’s presidential candidate for 2023, ending months of speculation linking him to the top job. [Adz]
MDC pours scorn on Mudenda 24 November 2018 HARARE - National Assembly Speaker Jacob Mudenda was offside when he ordered the expulsion of MDC MPs from the house for failing to stand up in honour of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, the party's president Nelson Chamisa said yesterday. MDC legislators were violently expelled from the National...
Zanu PF gears for potentially explosive annual conference 23 November 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF is gearing for a potentially explosive conference in Matabeleland South, with various factions within the ruling party trying to outwit each other ahead of the December conclave. The conference will run from December 10 to December 16 — a period during which government busines...
Zanu PF rattled by renegades' testimony 23 November 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ruling Zanu PF reacted angrily to its former members' testimonies before the Commission of Inquiry into the August 1 killings, calling for the police to investigate the “violent thugs.” Former ruling party officials who included former Harare province yo...
ED's power base weakened 21 November 2018 HARARE - The ugly fights emerging within the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) are weakening President Emmerson Mnangagwa's power base since ex-combatants played a key role in his ascendance to the throne. While it was the Zimbabwe Defence Forces which orchestrated...
High Court throws out Maziwisa, Pambuka appeal 21 November 2018 HARARE - The High Court has thrown out an application by television personality Oscar Pambuka and former Zanu PF MP for Highfield Psychology Maziwisa to overturn a decision by the Magistrates' Courts to be put to their defence in the ongoing fraud trial. Maziwisa and Pambuka are accused of def...
Obert Mpofu appears in court 20 November 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF secretary for administration and former Cabinet minister Obert Mpofu finally appeared in court yesterday answering to inciting a Ntabazinduna villager to defy directives from Chief Felix Nhlanhlayemangwe Ndiweni. The former Home Affairs minister had previously declined to test...
Chamisa, govt face-off looms 18 November 2018 HARARE - A titanic clash is looming between increasingly twitchy authorities and the MDC, over the main opposition's plans to mount a massive demonstration to protest the country's falling standards of living which it blames on President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his government. This comes as the...
Greed, graft major undoings for Zim 18 November 2018 HARARE - Over the years, the Zanu PF leadership has taken the country and its citizens down a bottomless pit where recovery is proving very difficult. Since independence from the British in 1980, when the country was still under one of Africa's longest ruling dictators — Robert Mugabe – Zanu...
MDC plans 'mother of all demonstrations' 18 November 2018 HARARE - A titanic clash is looming between increasingly twitchy authorities and the MDC, over the main opposition’s plans to mount a massive demonstration to protest the country’s falling standards of living which it blames on President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his government. [Adz] [GoogleA...
War vets push for more cash 17 November 2018 HARARE - War veterans are pushing government for more money and a stake in the mainstream economy. The issue was revived in the Senate on Thursday when MDC Matabeleland North Senator Phyllis Ndlovu asked the Defence and War Veterans minister to explain what government was doing towards paying ...
War vets want Mutsvangwa out 15 November 2018 HARARE - In a surprising turn of events, some war veterans want to remove their national chairperson — Christopher Mutsvangwa — from office for allegedly undermining President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The no confidence vote, and the subsequent demand to have Mutsvangwa expelled from Zanu PF altoget...
Fresh storm hits Zanu PF 13 November 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF's notorious succession demons have resurfaced, with the party's senior officials locking horns over who should take over from President Emmerson Mnangagwa — a few months after the 76-year-old strongman won a hotly-disputed five-year mandate to lead the country. The fresh fissu...
ZANU PF bigwigs brawl over ED's succession 13 November 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF's notorious succession demons have resurfaced, with the party's senior officials locking horns over who should take over from President Emmerson Mnangagwa a few months after the 76-year-old strongman won a hotly-disputed five-year mandate to lead the country.  [Adz] [Google...
Zanu PF says no to restructuring 9 November 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF secretary for administration Obert Mpofu has poured cold water on party members who are jostling for positions saying the party will not carry out a restructuring process soon, adding that they have to wait for the next congress. This comes as party members in various province...
Zanu PF perpetuating poverty 9 November 2018 HARARE - Would you believe that your poverty is being created by your own government? I know it is hard to believe, but here is the story. Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson in their 2012 seminal book Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Poverty, and Prosperity; have this answer: “Rather ...
Knives out for Mpofu 8 November 2018 HARARE - It never rains but pours for Obert Mpofu, the Zanu PF secretary for administration who is being frustrated by a group of former liberation war fighters who want him out. The former Home Affairs minister is topping the list of under-fire Zanu PF functionaries that have received a hosti...
Party blasts ED for globetrotting 8 November 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's globetrotting is an indication of desperation, the opposition MDC has said. This comes as Mnangagwa this week travelled to Conakry, Guinea for a two-day State visit meant to consolidate African support for Zimbabwe's re-engagement agenda. MDC national...
Knives out for Obert Mpofu 8 November 2018 HARARE - It never rains but pours for Obert Mpofu, the Zanu PF secretary for administration who is being frustrated by a group of former liberation war fighters who want him out. [GoogleAd] [Adz]
Zanu PF costs balloon 7 November 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF's salary bill has increased substantially after a decision was made to accommodate bigwigs left out of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's lean Cabinet as full time party employees. Mnangagwa, who is also Zanu PF's first secretary, recently threw his comrades whom he excluded from ...