Articles tagged 'zanu pf'

Witch-hunt on in ZANU PF 2 June 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF has started a witch-hunt targeting prospective legislators and officials fingered by the country's spy arms for allegedly plotting a post-election impeachment of President Emmerson Mnangagwa. See today's paper for more details. [Adz]
Sandra Ndebele endorses ED 1 June 2018 HARARE - Musician Sandra Ndebele, seems to have endorsed Zanu PF and its presidential candidate, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, as she appeared at the party’s youth convention in Gweru on Thursday where she spoke on behalf of artists. Introduced as “Cde”, Ndebele responded by chanting the Zanu ...
What should we expect from Zim elections? 1 June 2018 HARARE - A coup in November, now elections in July. After years of waiting for post-Mugabe politics in Zimbabwe, the new dispensation is in full campaigning mode, amidst international re-engagement and promises of a bright future ahead — provided those elections are free, fair and credible. ...
Irene Zindi cries foul 1 June 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF Mutasa South legislator Irene Zindi alleged in the National Assembly on Wednesday that her main opponent in the just-ended party primary elections rigged the poll. Zindi poured her heart out after independent Member of Parliament for Norton Temba Mliswa said women parliament...
'ED scarf' causes storm in Parly 1 June 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF Kuwadzana Member of Parliament Betty Kaseke caused a stir in the National Assembly on Wednesday after she entered the august House while putting on a scarf with colours associated with the Zimbabwean flag. There was commotion in the House when Kaseke entered the chamber, drape...
Zanu PF guns for 2m cross-border traders' votes 1 June 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF is mobilising 2 million cross-border traders to make sure they are home by July 25 to vote for President Emmerson Mnangagwa in the forthcoming do-or-die general elections. This comes after Mnangagwa announced on Wednesday the country's national elections would take place on Ju...
Plot to oust Mnangagwa 31 May 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has uncovered a plot within his fractured Zanu PF party to impeach him in the event that he wins the presidential race in July this year, the Daily News heard yesterday. Speaking on the second day of a healing and reconciliation workshop held in Harare yes...
Plot to oust ED 31 May 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has uncovered a plot within his fractured Zanu PF party to impeach him in the event that he wins the presidential race in July this year, the Daily News heard yesterday. [Adz]
Chiwenga speaks on 'Bhora Musango' 30 May 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF is losing sleep over threats by some of its members to vote for the opposition in the forthcoming elections. This follows contested primary elections that have left the ruling party on the edge. Speaking on the first day of a healing and reconciliation workshop in Harare, V...
ED's anti-graft blitz loses steam 30 May 2018 HARARE - The anti-corruption crusade rolled out by President Emmerson Mnangagwa when he assumed the top office late last year is losing steam as the mighty and powerful are finding ways of escaping the long arm of the law,the Daily News can report.
'Call for Zanu PF indaba sign of panic' 29 May 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's call for a Zanu PF indaba to heal wounds emanating from its just-ended chaotic primary elections is a sign of panic amid fears for another bhora musango scenario reminiscent of the 2008 elections, analysts say. Mnangagwa is desperate to unite winning and...
Vigilante groups must be disbanded 29 May 2018 HARARE - Elections are the hallmark of representative democracy, allowing the people’s regular input in choices about leaders and policy. Yet, they are also competitive processes, unleashing conflict and tensions that could potentially destabilise the fabric of the State and societies. It is e...
No bad blood with Chinamasa: Mukupe 27 May 2018 HARARE - Under-fire deputy Finance minister Terrence Mukupe has claimed he enjoys a good working relationship with his boss Patrick Chinamasa. This comes amid reports of fierce run-ins between the two at their New Government Complex offices located at corner Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo Stree...
Incredible claims in party manifestos 27 May 2018 HARARE - Several opposition parties and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ruling Zanu PF have launched their manifestos, all projecting themselves as committed to providing a messianic solution to the vast majority of the country's poor in an attempt to redress inequalities in society. All the pa...
ED feels heat over Mukupe 27 May 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has come under huge pressure to sack under fire junior minister Terence Mukupe over a litany of controversial actions and statements that he has made in recent weeks, which have caused palpable anger among many Zimbabweans. [Adz]
Terrence Mukupe at it again 26 May 2018 HARARE - Knives have been drawn out against deputy Finance minister Terrence Mukupe after he made remarks live on radio that exposed the stigmatisation that still runs deep in the officialdom towards people living with HIV and Aids. Although Mukupe is not a medical doctor and has no knowledge ...
Outrage over Mukupe, Hungwe's utterances 26 May 2018 HARARE - Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Josiah Hungwe and deputy Finance minister Terrence Mukupe have been roundly condemned for their controversial statements which are out of step with what President Emmerson Mnangagwa believes in. Mnangagwa, who took over the reins from ousted Zanu P...
Mukupe at it again 26 May 2018 HARARE - Knives have been drawn out against deputy Finance minister Terrence Mukupe after he made remarks live on radio that exposed the stigmatisation that still runs deep in the officialdom towards people living with HIV and Aids. [Adz]
'ED will shoot to keep power' 25 May 2018 HARARE - Hardly a week after a junior minister triggered outrage by suggesting that the military will not sanction any transfer of power from Zanu PF, a confidante of President Emmerson Mnangagwa has rubbed salt into the wound by claiming that the incumbent would even “shoot” to retain power. ...
Mnangagwa belts Mukupe 24 May 2018 HARARE - Government yesterday issued a stern warning against deputy minister of Finance Terrence Mukupe after claiming the military will stop the mainstream MDC from assuming power even if it wins the forthcoming elections. This comes as the international community is closely watching the next...
Mnangagwa offside again 23 May 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been caught offside yet again after he created a Special Anti-Corruption Unit (SACU) in his office dismissed by legal experts as a nullity because it has no legal basis. In a statement issued on Monday, the chief secretary to the President and Cabinet,...
Zanu PF councillor joins NPF 23 May 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF Epworth Ward 1 councillor, Elina Mazhandu, has quit the ruling party to join the New Patriotic Front (NPF), believed to have strong links to former president Robert Mugabe. Mazhandu cited widespread harassment and threats on her life by Zanu PF members allegedly led by ruling ...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Tshinga dares opposition parties 23 May 2018 BULAWAYO - Makokoba legislator Tshinga Dube has dared opposition parties vowing to contest in the constituency saying he was taking no prisoners as he was almost hundred percent confident of retaining the seat. The MDC Alliance, which is likely to pose a serious threat to the former War Vetera...
Zanu PF 'Green Bombers' cross floor to NPF 23 May 2018 BULAWAYO - The ruling Zanu PF has been dealt a major a blow after about 200 former Zanu PF members and National Youth Service (NYS) graduates defected to the breakaway National Patriotic Front (NPF), citing a number of reasons, including how their leadership was hounded out of the revolutionary p...
'Tyson' returns, questioned for nearly an hour 23 May 2018 HARARE - Former Zanu PF national political commissar and ex-senior Cabinet minister, Saviour Kasukuwere, returned to Zimbabwe yesterday — ending his six months in exile that began in November last year following the dramatic ouster from power of former president Robert Mugabe. [Adz]