Articles tagged 'zanu pf'

Voters shut out ex-army bosses 5 May 2018 HARARE - The majority of ex-security officials who participated in the just-ended Zanu PF primary elections were rejected by voters, an indication that the former soldiers are finding it tough to ease into civilian life. Since the takeover of government last November, engineered by the militar...
Chiwenga takes a dig at MDC leader 5 May 2018 HARARE - Vice President Constantino Chiwenga brushed off the main opposition MDC Alliance and its youthful leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday, as ambitious figures promising pie in the sky, in a trademark moment of the ruling party's manifesto launch focused on the old guard's bid for a five-year te...
Zanu PF poll dispute spills into politburo 5 May 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF failed to unveil its parliamentary election candidates for the forthcoming general elections at the launch of its elections manifesto yesterday due to disputes that rocked the internal polls held earlier this week. Addressing delegates at the launch of the manifesto in Harare ...
Externalisation-accused Musakwa wins primaries 5 May 2018 HARARE - Musician-cum-politician, Elias Musakwa‚ named in a list released by President Emmerson Mnangagwa of people who illegally externalised funds, was elected as the Zanu PF nominee for a Bikita West National Assembly seat in chaotic primary polls. Musakwa allegedly externalised $9 million ...
Mutsvangwa blames Mliswa for Norton defeat 5 May 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's advisor Chris Mutsvangwa has blamed Temba Mliswa for his Zanu PF primary election loss in Norton. Mutsvangwa, who was hammered by Langton Mutendereki, alleged Mliswa wanted a weak candidate which he can defeat in the National Assembly polls and also alle...
Ex-ZBC chief wins Zanu PF primary 5 May 2018 HARARE - Former head of Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) forced to quit his job ahead of a government inquiry into allegations of homosexuality, has won a Zanu PF primary, sending him into a general election for a Mberengwa South National Assembly seat. Alum Mpofu, former chief executiv...
Voters shut out ex-security officials 5 May 2018 HARARE - The majority of ex-security officials who participated in the just-ended Zanu PF primary elections were rejected by voters, an indication that the former soldiers are finding it tough to ease into civilian life. [Adz]  
Mnangagwa allies fall 3 May 2018 HARARE - Some of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's key allies fell dramatically in Zanu PF primary polls held between April 29 and May 1, setting the stage for what is promising to be nail-biting general elections in which the Zanu PF leader will be seeking a five-year mandate in the top office afte...
Zim voter getting more complex, unpredictable 3 May 2018 HARARE - The chaotic nature of the Zanu PF primary elections held over the weekend showed just how shambolic the ruling party's planning can be. In some constituencies, the elections were still to be completed following various challenges that manifested during the period, including late del...
ED allies fall 3 May 2018 HARARE - Some of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s key allies fell dramatically in Zanu PF primary polls held between April 29 and May 1, setting the stage for what is promising to be nail-biting general elections in which the Zanu PF leader will be seeking a five-year mandate in the top office afte...
'Chefs' bite dust in Zanu PF polls 2 May 2018 HARARE - Following the stunning ouster from power of Robert Mugabe in November last year, seismic changes continue to take place in the ruling Zanu PF and the country's political architecture at large. [GoogleAd]
We got things wrong - ED 1 May 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa last night readily admitted to the problems which marred Zanu PF's weekend primary elections which were extended for a second time to today, following more chaotic scenes yesterday which forced yet more candidates to withdraw from the party's internal polls. ...
'Zanu PF's poll chaos planned' 1 May 2018 HARARE - Respected University of Zimbabwe politics expert, Eldred Masunungure, says the chaos that was witnessed during Zanu PF's primary elections at the weekend may have been deliberately engineered in the interest of power brokers in the ruling party. At the same time, opposition parties an...
We got things wrong — Mnangagwa 1 May 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa last night readily admitted to the problems which marred Zanu PF’s weekend primary elections which were extended for a second time to today, following more chaotic scenes yesterday which forced yet more candidates to withdraw from the party’s internal polls. ...
Zanu PF's polls a total disaster 30 April 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF's hotly-contested primary elections took place countrywide yesterday amid violent and chaotic scenes, as well as damaging allegations of bribery, favouritism and the imposition of candidates — prompting the ruling party to postpone the internal polls in many constituencies to tod...
Zanu PF polls a total disaster 30 April 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF’s hotly-contested primary elections took place countrywide yesterday amid violent and chaotic scenes, as well as damaging allegations of bribery, favouritism and the imposition of candidates — prompting the ruling party to postpone the internal polls in many constituencies to tod...
Thuggery, bribes mar Zanu PF primaries 29 April 2018 HARARE - The ruling Zanu PF will hold its primary elections across the country  today, amid rising tensions and damaging allegations of violence, bribery, favouritism and the imposition of unworthy and unpopular candidates. At the same time, there are real fears within the upper echelons of th...
Zanu PF denies stealing MDC ideas 29 April 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF has dismissed allegations by the opposition MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa that the ruling party has a proclivity for plagiarism as baseless. Two weeks ago, Chamisa said the MDC Alliance—his vehicle going into the forthcoming elections — will not publicise ...
LIVE UPDATES: Zanu PF primaries 29 April 2018 11:30 - Zanu PF 2018 primaries: Slow start at many constituencies. #DailyNews' news editor Gift Phiri arrested and charged with criminal trespass after taking pictures of senior officers briefing Zanu PF polling agents at Zvishavane police station. Paid $20 fine.
Thuggery, bribes mar Zanu PF polls 29 April 2018 HARARE - The ruling Zanu PF will hold its primary elections across the country  today, amid rising tensions and damaging allegations of violence, bribery, favouritism and the imposition of unworthy and unpopular candidates. [Adz]
Zanu PF storm erupts in Harare South 28 April 2018 HARARE - A storm has erupted in Harare South constituency ahead of tomorrow's blood and thunder Zanu PF primary elections after one of the candidates was inexplicably disqualified and replaced with President Emmerson Mnangagwa's nephew, Tongai. Curiously, Tongai Mnangagwa was also previously o...
It's people's vote not army: Mutsvangwa 28 April 2018 HARARE - Special advisor to President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Christopher Mutsvangwa, has said the people not the army will decide Zimbabwe's election winner in the looming 2018 poll. This comes amid concerns that the military — which paved way for Mnangagwa to succeed long-ruling Robert Mugabe ...
ED shuts door on ex-minister 27 April 2018 HARARE - Former Cabinet minister Flora Buka's comeback bid into frontline political participation in Zanu PF has suffered a big blow after the politburo rejected her participation in Sunday's hugely-anticipated party primary elections. However, and although Buka had by late yesterday not offic...
First Lady exhibiting at Zanu PF stand at ZITF 27 April 2018 HARARE - First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa is exhibiting at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) under the banner “Office of the First Lady”, where the ruling party has taken up a whole Hall. Zanu PF’s units, the youth league and women’s league, are housed in the hall.   Inside the exqu...
Mapfumo blasts ED govt 26 April 2018 HARARE - Chimurenga music maestro Thomas Mapfumo on Tuesday took a dig at the change of guard at Munhumutapa Building, saying the ouster of former president Robert Mugabe and his replacement with President Emmerson Mnangagwa only ushered in “cosmetic changes”. Popularly known as Mukanya, his t...