Articles tagged 'zanu pf'

Moyo says he almost resigned 7 November 2018 HARARE - Former Higher and Tertiary Education minister has sensationally claimed that the period between December 2014 and November 2017 was like hell for most bureaucrats in former president Robert Mugabe's government to the extent that he almost tendered his resignation. Moyo, who is living ...
Ex-deputy minister on the run 6 November 2018 HARARE - Godfrey Gandawa, a former Higher and Tertiary Education deputy minister, is now on the run after he failed to appear before High Court judge Tawanda Chitapi yesterday to answer to allegations of abusing over $450 000 from the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef). Prosecutor Cle...
Acie Lumumba spills the beans 4 November 2018 HARARE - In a shocking claim which could put under pressure Finance minister Mthuli Ncube under further political scrutiny, rabble-rousing influence peddler — William Gerald Mutumanje — is spilling the beans on his recent hatchet job on the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ). The maverick former Z...
One year after soft coup 4 November 2018 HARARE - When Zimbabwe's army took power in a bloodless coup exactly one year ago, it promised to bring happiness back by ending social and economic suffering. The military said the coup was needed to “target criminals” around then president, Robert Mugabe and to stamp out corruption which had...
MPs want liquid in water cannons probed 2 November 2018 HARARE - Parliament has been urged to institute an investigation into the chemical composition of the liquid in water cannons used by police to disperse crowds amid fears that the liquid could contain harmful substances. This came out in the National Assembly on Tuesday during a debate on a re...
State capture fears escalate 1 November 2018 HARARE - The nasty brawl over the control of President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his government — driven by narrow economic interests — is threatening to paralyse both the State and the ruling Zanu PF, the Daily News can report. And such is the ferocity of this crass war over resources, involving...
ED blasts bigwigs for speaking out of turn 1 November 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday lashed out at senior Zanu PF members for speaking out of turn at a time of growing tension and rivalry in the ruling party, and warned the bigwigs they risk being axed from the party. Mnangagwa was addressing the Zanu PF youths at the fourth Nati...
Oil mogul splits govt: drives wedge between ED, allies 31 October 2018 HARARE - Businessman Kuda Tagwirei, has triggered off fresh fissures within Zanu PF and government, with the Sakunda Holdings founder wittingly or unwittingly driving a wedge between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and some of his allies over the tycoon's unsettling influence. Barely a year after...
Fuel mogul splits govt 31 October 2018 HARARE - Businessman Kuda Tagwirei, has triggered off fresh fissures within Zanu PF and government, with the Sakunda Holdings founder wittingly or unwittingly driving a wedge between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and some of his allies over the tycoon's unsettling influence.
Vets crank up heat on 'chefs' 30 October 2018 HARARE - The political future of former Cabinet ministers who were recently re-assigned to the ruling Zanu PF's headquarters by President Emmerson Mnangagwa is becoming increasingly uncertain. This comes after disgruntled war veterans ramped up their determined bid to kick the unwanted bigwigs...
Kasukuwere trial in false start 30 October 2018 HARARE - The trial for former Cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere failed to kick off yesterday after his new lawyers lodged an application minutes before trial commencement. The courts had set October 29 to November 2 as trial dates for Kasukuwere, who is facing four counts of criminal abuse o...
Chamisa explains decision to axe mayors 30 October 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has said his party will not hesitate to weed out mayors who build “nicodemus” and corrupt relations with Zanu PF bigwigs for personal gain. Chamisa was reacting to allegations that he has unlawfully axed mayors in Victoria Falls, Chitungwiza and Masvingo. ...
Mnangagwa on high alert 29 October 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has banned members of Zanu PF's political bureau — otherwise known as the politburo — from bringing cell phones to meetings, in what analysts say is indicative of the deepening mistrust in the governing party. Last Thursday, the Daily News witnessed politb...
Zanu PF HQ under siege - as war vets gun for bigwigs 27 October 2018 HARARE - Members of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) besieged the Zanu PF headquarters yesterday, demanding the removal of ex-Cabinet ministers assigned to the “Shake-Shake Building” to run the party's affairs on a full time basis. A group of former liberation...
Zanu PF chefs ordered to don party regalia 27 October 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has ordered Zanu PF bigwigs who are employed at the party headquarters to wear party regalia when on official duty. He told the Zanu PF central committee meeting on Thursday that it was disconcerting to note that former Cabinet ministers and other ruling p...
War vets gun for Zanu PF bigwigs 27 October 2018 HARARE - Members of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) besieged the Zanu PF headquarters yesterday, demanding the removal of ex-Cabinet ministers assigned to the “Shake-Shake Building” to run the party's affairs on a full time basis. [Adz] [GoogleAd]
Politburo rejects G40 bigwigs 26 October 2018 HARARE - The ruling party has all but shut its door on the majority of members of the Generation 40 (G40) faction who were seeking to re-join Zanu PF, nearly a year after they were given their marching orders. Addressing journalists at the Zanu PF headquarters after the meeting of its politbur...
Pambuka, Maziwisa application for dismissal thrown out 26 October 2018 HARARE - The courts yesterday dismissed an application for discharge filed by television personality Oscar Pambuka and former Zanu PF MP for Highfield Psychology Maziwisa who are facing charges of defrauding Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) of $12 650. In their last appearance, Maziwisa and Pambuk...
Chamisa protests police conditions 26 October 2018 HARARE - The MDC led by Nelson Chamisa has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa of employing dirty tactics to silence the opposition after police gave strict guidelines for the party's 19th anniversary celebrations set for tomorrow. “If you read the conditions set for us you would be forgiven ...
Zanu PF holds crucial meetings 25 October 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF bigwigs are meeting today amid an economic crisis that reminds many of the hyperinflationary period in 2008 which saw the country's inflation reach record figures. In a statement Zanu PF secretary for information Simon Khaya Moyo said the ruling party's politburo and central c...
All eyes on ED 24 October 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa will tomorrow chair two crucial Zanu PF meetings in Harare as he battles to deal with the twin challenges of Zimbabwe's worsening economic crisis, as well as mounting discord within the upper echelons of the ruling party. Well-placed party sources told the...
Teachers mull boycotting Zanu PF businesses 23 October 2018 HARARE - Unions representing teachers are threatening to lobby their members to boycott businesses and products linked to the ruling Zanu PF elites. Leaders of the country's biggest teachers' unions — the Zimbabwe Teachers' Union (Zimta) and the Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) — ...
Chombo, Chipanga further remanded 23 October 2018 HARARE - A Harare magistrate yesterday further remanded former Zanu PF bigwigs Ignatius Chombo, Kudzanai Chipanga, Matthew Muleya and Munyaradzi Hamandishe who are accused of wearing regalia associated with the party after their expulsion. Magistrate Hosea Mujaya remanded the matter to Novembe...
Fresh turmoil rocks Zanu PF 18 October 2018 HARARE - Trouble is brewing in Zanu PF, with some militant war veterans pushing for former Cabinet ministers now stationed at the party's Harare headquarters to be expelled from the former liberation movement for alleged corruption and undermining President Emmerson Mnangagwa. This comes as Mn...
Jabulani Sibanda remains mum 17 October 2018 BULAWAYO - There is renewed vigour and hope in the Zanu PF Bulawayo provincial structures after firebrand war veteran Jabulani Sibanda was recently readmitted in the party. Sibanda, who has been conspicuous by his silence, and kept the nation guessing about his political career despite the dep...