Articles tagged 'zanu pf'

Gun-toting men raid Gandawa's rural home 27 July 2018 HARARE - Independent candidate for Magunje, Godfrey Gandawa, yesterday said he is now living in fear after his family, including his mother, were temporarily abducted by four gun-toting men at his rural home in Magunje. Gandawa, who was expelled from Zanu PF for dabbling in G40 factional polit...
Zanu PF killed Tsvangirai, claims Chamisa 27 July 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa sensationally claimed yesterday that former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai was killed by ruling Zanu PF functionaries. Tsvangirai died in February this year after a long battle with cancer. He had been diagnosed with the disease in 2016. Addr...
Court bars Zanu PF members from harassing rival supporters 26 July 2018 HARARE - The High Court yesterday barred Zanu PF members from intimidating supporters of Murewa South constituency independent parliamentary candidate Noah Mangondo ahead of the harmonised elections. High Court judge Owen Tagu granted the interim order on Tuesday. Mangondo is a former Zanu ...
Nelson Chamisa gives elections a chance 26 July 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe has dodged a bullet after opposition leader Nelson Chamisa — who has been feuding with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) — yesterday committed anew to facing President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Monday's crunch polls, albeit under protest. [Adz]
ED, Chamisa rule out GNU 25 July 2018 HARARE - Despite the latest survey suggesting a possible dead heat in next week’s crunch polls, any hopes of Zimbabwe stitching together another government of national unity (GNU) are dead in the water — with both President Emmerson Mnangagwa, pictured, and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa ruling...
Zanu PF drags rebels to court 25 July 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF has dragged two erstwhile members contesting as parliamentary candidates in the forthcoming elections, seeking to bar them from using its slogans in their campaigns. In two separate urgent chamber applications, Zanu PF is suing Wilbert Mubaiwa and Oswell Ndumo Gwanzura, accusi...
Mnangagwa, Chamisa rule out Government of National Unity 25 July 2018 HARARE - Despite the latest survey suggesting a possible dead heat in next week's crunch polls, any hopes of Zimbabwe stitching together another government of national unity (GNU) are dead in the water — with both President Emmerson Mnangagwa, and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa ruling out such ...
ED ally caught offside 24 July 2018 HARARE - A ZANU PF politburo member who became a symbol of resistance against former president Robert Mugabe's regime stirred a hornet's nest over the weekend by insinuating that former liberation war fighters will not accept an MDC Alliance victory at the impending polls. Victor Matemadanda —...
Dark clouds hang over Mashayamombe 24 July 2018 HARARE - Dark clouds are hanging over former Zanu PF Harare province political commissar — Shadreck Mashayamombe and four other people — whose bid for the courts to drop charges of public violence against them — have been rejected by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA). Mashayamombe, who ...
Is ED about to end whites' hell? 24 July 2018 HARARE - On March 4, 1980, Prime Minister-elect Robert Mugabe gave his first ever speech to an independent Zimbabwe which captured the attention of the world as he promised to bury the country's past after years of conflict with the then Rhodesian government and its forces. Zimbabwe had just c...
Zimbabwe enters tricky week 23 July 2018 HARARE - The country has entered a crucial week leading up to the hugely anticipated July 30 polls — the first to be held after the dramatic fall of former president Robert Mugabe last November. As the main political contenders conclude their gruelling campaigns, focus is shifting to tradition...
'White interface' rally triggers storm 23 July 2018 HARARE - Picture this: When President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses rallies in most parts of Zimbabwe, there are dozens of security personnel around him armed with guns. His supporters spend long hours, waiting for his arrival and after he has delivered his speech, they troop back to their home...
Doctors tear into political manifestos 23 July 2018 HARARE - An analysis of the election manifestos authored by the major political parties contesting in the July 30 polls has exposed their lack of appreciation of what needs to be done to resolve the crisis in Zimbabwe's healthcare system. While there was a demonstrable understanding of the roo...
Mangwana riles at MDC Alliance 23 July 2018 HARARE - The ruling Zanu PF is surprised with the brouhaha coming from the MDC Alliance, which it says should have been directed through a political parties liaison committee (PPLC) made up of parties in the National Assembly. According to Zanu PF secretary for legal affairs, Munyaradzi Paul M...
Further spike in food prices feared 23 July 2018 HARARE - Increased government spending is seen exerting more pressure on inflation, thus pushing prices of basic commodities beyond the reach of the majority poor. Last week, the ruling Zanu PF government announced a raft of monetary rewards for its employees to take effect from this month. ...
ED, Chamisa in statistical dead heat 23 July 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's presidential race looked tighter than it has all year on Friday, a week before voting begins, as an Afrobarometer poll put the two frontrunners Emmerson Mnangagwa and Nelson Chamisa in a statistical dead heat. The latest voter survey may raise concerns about the outside pos...
Mnangagwa, Chamisa talks collapse 22 July 2018 HARARE - Frantic efforts to get President Emmerson Mnangagwa and MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa, pictured, to iron out their differences through face-to-face discussions have collapsed with the 75-year-old Zanu PF leader saying he will only meet with his 40-year- old challenger in the ballot ...
MDC demos rattle Zanu PF 22 July 2018 HARARE - The recent MDC Alliance's electoral reforms demonstrations — which pulled bumper crowds — seems to have rattled the ruling Zanu PF, analysts have said. This comes after President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday said Zimbabweans must reject ploys by the MDC Alliance to foment instability ...
This is the silly season 22 July 2018 HARARE - They call this the silly season; when politicians make exaggerated promises some people might deem unachievable. In recent weeks, we have also experienced silly tongues, as politicians have been slipping their tongues away, pronouncing inaccurate things. The country is now obsessed...
ED, Chamisa talks collapse 22 July 2018 HARARE - Frantic efforts to get President Emmerson Mnangagwa and MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa, to iron out their differences through face-to-face discussions have collapsed with the 75-year-old Zanu PF leader saying he will only meet with his 40-year-old challenger in the ballot box on July...
'Zanu PF hijacks food distribution in Uzumba' 21 July 2018 HARARE - The ruling Zanu PF party is being accused of hijacking the distribution of food aid and farming inputs —to make sure opposition members in Mashonaland East's Uzumba constituency do not access them. Supporters of the MDC Alliance claimed that having hijacked the programme, Zanu PF offi...
Elders meet ED, Chamisa, Zec 21 July 2018 HARARE - A group of prominent Elders yesterday met President Emmerson Mnangagwa, MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa and Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) to iron out serious disagreements over a raft of electoral reform issues. The Elders who arrived in the country on Thursda...
Zanu PF reinstates Simon Khaya Moyo 21 July 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF says contrary to earlier reports that party spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo had been replaced as its official mouthpiece with politburo secretary for legal affairs Paul Mangwana, the situation has not changed. In a statement on Thursday the ruling party's director of administrat...
Chamisa, ED snub crucial meeting 20 July 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa and MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa snubbed an interface meeting of all presidential candidates convened by the civic society in Harare yesterday to foster peace ahead of the crunch July 30 elections. Both were conspicuous by their absen...
Kasukuwere under ZRP spotlight 18 July 2018 HARARE - Former Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere is said to have been placed on the “persons of interest” list by the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP). [Adz]