Articles tagged 'zanu pf'

Pastor humbled by Zanu PF readmission 16 October 2018 HARARE - A Hurungwe-based pastor, Chenjerai Kangausaru, has returned to full-time politics following the Zanu PF politburo's decision to readmit him back into the ruling party. The Family of God Church pastor — who was expelled after contesting in the Hurungwe East Constituency as an independe...
Zanu PF chefs to lose cars 12 October 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF is threatening to repossess cars from errant cadres who are removing party stickers from their official vehicles. In the run-up to the July 30 polls, the ruling party gave all its parliamentary candidates branded cars to enable them to campaign in their respective constituenci...
ED panics over crisis 11 October 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is leaning heavily on his officials to restore sanity in the country's economy with analysts saying their knee-jerk responses betray unprecedented levels of panic. Mnangagwa's governing Zanu PF party now believes that there is a third force behind the econ...
Sekeramayi hits hard times 10 October 2018 HARARE – Former Defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi appears to have hit hard times as the senator for Marondera is battling to settle some of his obligations, the Daily News can report. According to the Progressive Agriculture and Allied Workers' Union of Zimbabwe (Paawuz), the veteran politici...
No to GNU talks — Chamisa 10 October 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa says he will not be “tricked” into a government of national unity (GNU) like what happened with the party's founding president, Morgan Tsvangirai, in 2008. Chamisa poured cold water on sentiments that he must smoke a peace pipe with President Emmerson Mnangag...
Born Free Crew leader dumps politics, turns to gospel 9 October 2018 HARARE – Zanu PF praise-singing group Born Free Crew’s leader, Bruce Machingura, has dumped politics and is now singing for God. Machingura told the Daily News that he has re-branded and has a lot to prove as a standalone artiste away from the Born Free Crew, pursuing a career in gospel music....
Talk to Chamisa to spur economy, ED urged 8 October 2018 HARARE - With the country's economy continuing to haemorrhage badly despite the government's best efforts, analysts and ordinary citizens are urging President Emmerson Mnangagwa to engage opposition leader Nelson Chamisa (pictured)to stem an economic “Armageddon” similar to 2008. Among the pro...
Re-assigned Zanu PF bigwigs off to China for study tour 8 October 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ruling Zanu PF is sending a delegation of party bigwigs to China and the sub-region to engage sister liberation movement to compare notes as to how their parties relate to government. This comes after Zanu PF bigwigs who failed to make it in Cabinet were...
Govt gazettes Mpofu resignation 8 October 2018 HARARE – Government has formalised the resignation of Obert Mpofu from Parliament through publication of a notice in the latest government gazette. Mpofu resigned as Matabeleland North Senator last month to pave way for newly- appointed Home Affairs minister Cain Mathema to take up his Cabinet...
Sikhala stirs Zanu PF anger in Parly 8 October 2018 HARARE - Opposition Zengeza West MP Job “Wiwa” Sikhala has become well known in the National Assembly for his provocative and controversial statements. Wiwa, who is MP on the MDC Alliance ticket, sees politics as a bloodsport, and dedicates his time to wheeling out pure political aggression ag...
Zanu PF youths gun for dealers 7 October 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF youths have declared war on illegal traders and ruling party bigwigs suspected of being behind the country's thriving foreign currency black market. Their warning comes as bond notes continue to crash precipitously against the United States dollar — causing mayhem in mainstrea...
Zanu PF bigwigs stew in Zesa debts 7 October 2018 HARARE - Top Zanu PF officials are being dragged to court by State power utility Zesa Holdings (Zesa) over unpaid electricity bills. The cases illustrate how government officials, previously shielded from insolvency courts under the previous Robert Mugabe regime, are now under pressure by Zesa...
Parliamentarians to declare assets by Friday 2 October 2018 HARARE - Parliamentarians have until Friday to declare details of their assets and income, as part of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's drive to boost transparency and reinforce the government's commitment to fighting corruption in the recession-hit economy. This comes after Mnangagwa declared th...
Zanu PF chefs milking vendors 30 September 2018 HARARE - Crafty Zanu PF politicians are making a killing by allocating space at sites designated by the Harare City Council (HCC) for vendors who are being moved from the central business district (CBD) following the outbreak of cholera early this month. In the wake of the cholera outbreak whi...
Ex-Zanu PF MP 'fails to pay land levy' 29 September 2018 HARARE - Mazowe Rural District Council (MRDC) has dragged former Zanu PF MP for Mbare Constituency Tendai Savanhu to the High Court for failing to pay over $23 000 land development levy. In the application, MRDC is the applicant, while Savanhu and Nyachura Farms (Private) Limited are cited as ...
MDC activists asked to return inputs 27 September 2018 MUTARE - Zanu PF's politicisation of farming inputs has hit a new low as the party is now demanding that opposition supporters who benefited from the Presidential Inputs Scheme return them. MDC activists from Chipatarongo Village in Nyanga North Ward 6 were ordered to return the inputs at a me...
Mnangagwa, Chamisa plan collapses 26 September 2018 HARARE - Prospects for dialogue between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa now hang by the thread in spite of attempts by western power brokers to get them to smoke a peace pipe, the Daily News can report.
Zanu PF aims to woo youths 25 September 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF will mainly focus on attracting the youth vote ahead of the 2023 polls, informed by the significant inroads its major rival made at the just-ended polls in luring the youths. The party's secretary for administration, Obert Mpofu, told the Daily News last week that despite MDC ...
Mpofu denies growing rich off govt corruption 23 September 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF secretary for administration Obert Mpofu sits down for a wide-ranging interview with the Daily on Sunday's Mugove Tafirenyika. Find below excerpts of the interview. Q: Zanu PF has introduced a new model where senior party officials like you are domiciled here at the headquarte...
Trust, sincerity key in dialogue 21 September 2018 HARARE - There are instances in life when we opt to resort to the basics in shaping key life trends, including political directions. Dialogue, in essence refers to a conversation between two or more people or groupings. It is opposed to monologue, which is a conversation within the self. Pe...
Zanu PF looks to revive business empire 21 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ruling Zanu PF is looking to revive its fallen business empire, crippled by  gross mismanagement and corruption. In an exclusive interview with the Daily News, which will be published in full in our sister Sunday paper, the ruling party's administration ...
MPs walk out of Parly in ED protest 19 September 2018 HARARE - There are fears of a “complete breakdown” in relations between the ruling Zanu PF and the MDC as opposition legislators launched a campaign of parliamentary guerrilla tactics to cause maximum disruption to President Emmerson Mnangagwa's State opening of Parliament yesterday. Thabitha ...
Zanu PF hijacks women's bank 18 September 2018 HARARE - There are fears that Zanu PF is hijacking the Zimbabwe Women's Microfinance Bank (ZWMB), after several women were recently turned away from a meeting which took place at a Bulawayo hotel on the basis that they were not card-carrying ruling party members. The Daily News is reliably inf...
Zanu PF expels 'rogue' party member 18 September 2018 MUTARE - The ruling Zanu PF has expelled Talent Kadzima who stood as an independent candidate in the Nyanga South National Assembly elections. Kadzima, defied the party and stood as an independent candidate after she lost the primaries to Supa Mandiwanzira, the former Information Communication...
ED courts fired Zanu PF rebels 17 September 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF has extended an olive branch to former party cadres who were sacked between 2014 and last year. The Daily News can reveal that Zanu PF functionaries — acting on instructions from President Emmerson Mnangagwa — have been in touch with some of the expelled members in a bid to st...