Articles tagged 'zanu pf'

Grinch steals Christmas Joy 16 December 2018 HARARE - Long-suffering Zimbabweans are once again facing a bleak Christmas and New Year season — with the majority of the country's citizens jobless, penniless, hopeless and unable to afford even the most basic of goods to enjoy a modicum of festive cheer. Apart from having to forget about th...
ED feels heat over economy 15 December 2018 ESIGODINI - With Zimbabwe's economy continuing to tank — and long-suffering citizens now desperate for some respite — President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday told thousands of Zanu PF delegates gathered in Esigodini for the party's annual conference that their focus must be solely on coming up wit...
Zanu PF conference: A show of the rich, poor 15 December 2018 ESIGODINI - The Zanu PF annual people's conference was officially opened yesterday by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Esigodini amid a sea of poverty that was, however, drowned as fashion and top-of-the-range vehicles took over the show. While Mnangagwa arrived here aboard a military helicopte...
ED instructs aides, Zanu PF to focus on stemming economic rot 15 December 2018 ESIGODINI - With Zimbabwe's economy continuing to tank — and long-suffering citizens now desperate for some respite — President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday told thousands of Zanu PF delegates gathered in Esigodini for the party's annual conference that their focus must be solely on coming up wit...
ED fumes over R5 million bribe 14 December 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa, blew his gasket on Wednesday and put his ministers on notice, after he received damaging reports that some of them were demanding bribes from investors to facilitate meetings with him and deputy president Constantino Chiwenga. So rampant was the corruptio...
Zanu PF conference gets underway 14 December 2018 GWANDA - Thousands of Zanu PF officials have descended on the sleepy town of Gwanda for the ruling party annual conference to be held at Mzingwane High School in Esigodini. All roads leading to the venue of the conference were festooned with police road blocks and check points as the security ...
Cabinet ministers demand cash from investors 14 December 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa, blew his gasket on Wednesday and put his ministers on notice, after he received damaging reports that some of them were demanding bribes from investors to facilitate meetings with him and deputy president Constantino Chiwenga.  
Zanu PF sweats over ED's safety 13 December 2018 HARARE - As the Zanu PF conference gets off in earnest in Esigodini today, security agents are stressing over the safety of President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his top aides — as the ruling party converges there for its annual end of year get-together, the Daily News can report. This comes as inv...
Zanu PF sweats over Mnangagwa's safety in Esigodini 13 December 2018 HARARE - As the Zanu PF conference gets off in earnest in Esigodini today, security agents are stressing over the safety of President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his top aides — as the ruling party converges there for its annual end of year get-together, the Daily News can report.  
'MDC not desperate for GNU' 12 December 2018 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC came out guns blazing yesterday, saying it is not desperate to form a government of national unity (GNU) with Zanu PF. This was after Vice President Kembo Mohadi poured cold water on reports that the two parties which once shared power between 2009 and 2013,...
Cleric urges Zanu PF, MDC to dialogue 12 December 2018 HARARE - Faith Ministries pastor and businessman Shingi Munyeza has urged Zanu PF and the MDC to dialogue in order to move the country forward. Munyeza said it is important for the two political parties to find each other and work collectively towards ending the current socio-economic crisis s...
6 000 expected at Zanu PF conference 12 December 2018 HARARE - A politburo meeting was held yesterday at the party's headquarters with the party's national spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo briefing the media that all provinces have endorsed President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the presidential candidate for the 2023 elections. Moyo said yesterday's meeti...
Can Zanu PF spring an Esigodini surprise? 11 December 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF meets in Esigodini in Matabeleland South Province this week for its annual people's conference amid a worsening economic crisis which has in recent weeks been highlighted by shortages of fuel, medical drugs and a doctors' strike. The former liberation movement's conclave could...
Mnangagwa consolidates power 11 December 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF's annual people's conference opened in Esigodini yesterday amid indications that the event would be used to cement President Emmerson Mnangagwa's grip on power and keep ambitious cadres at bay.  
ED to recall errant MPs 10 December 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has threatened to recall incompetent Members of Parliament from his party, including those who refuse to tow the party line in pursuit of narrow factional agendas. While addressing a Zanu PF women's league national assembly in Harare last week, Mnangagwa w...
Zanu PF bigwigs awaken Gwanda 10 December 2018 HARARE - Government business will literally come to a halt as the who's who in Zanu PF, including Cabinet ministers, abandon their stations this week to attend the party's annual peoples' conference in Gwanda. The conference comes as the country battles shortages of fuel and medicines, among o...
Tensions escalate in Zanu PF 10 December 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has threatened to recall incompetent Members of Parliament from his party, including those who refuse to tow the party line in pursuit of narrow factional agendas.
ED for life president? 8 December 2018 HARARE - A section of the ruling party is gingerly pushing for President Emmerson Mnangagwa to rule Zimbabwe for life to spite ambitious cadres within his party who are burning the midnight oil, plotting against him, the Daily News can report. This would necessitate an amendment of the supreme...
Zanu PF wants MDC legislators punished for contempt of Parly 8 December 2018 HARARE - Parliament's standing rules and orders should be tweaked to enable it to punish opposition MPs whose conduct have become a “nuisance” in the House by disrupting business of the House, a Cabinet minister has suggested. Leader of government business in Parliament Ziyambi Ziyambi tabled ...
Youth league savages vets 7 December 2018 HARARE - The Zanu PF youth league has come out guns blazing against war veterans who have proposed a controversial constitutional amendment of the presidential age limit — aimed at blocking opposition leader Nelson Chamisa from participating in both the 2023 and 2028 elections. The country's c...
Zanu PF provincial commissar up for fraud 6 December 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF's Mashonaland West political commissar Simon Solomon yesterday appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzayi Mugwagwa on charges of illegally selling a farm for $12 000. He  was arrested on Tuesday and detained at Kadoma Central Police Station before appearing in court yesterda...
All set for Zanu PF Mat South conference 6 December 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF preparations for its annual conference, to be held in Matabeleland South are at an advanced stage, the party's politburo has said. Speaking to journalists after the politburo, Zanu PF spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo said the conference was one of the major issues that were discu...
just in ... Zanu PF provincial political commissar up for $12k fraud 5 December 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF's Mashonaland West political commissar Simon Solomon appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzayi Mugwagwa on charges of illegally selling a farm for $12 000. He was arrested yesterday and detained at Kadoma Central Police Station before appearing in court today where he filed...
ED supporters foil opponents 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. Well-placed sources who spoke to the...
War vets want presidential age limit raised to 52 years 5 December 2018 HARARE - War veterans yesterday moved a motion ahead of the Zanu PF annual national people's conference to have the ruling party use its supermajority in Parliament to raise the minimum age for presidential aspirants from the current 40 years to 52. Widely seen as targeted at MDC Alliance pres...