Articles tagged 'energy mutodi'

Artistes hang guitars for business 27 September 2018 HARARE - A number of musicians who have been successful in other fields apart from music, have abandoned the showbiz circuit and their artistic careers altogether. The list includes Tawanda Mutyebere, Innocent Utsiwegota, Elias Musakwa, Energy Mutodi and Joshua Sacco among others. Mutyebere...
Mutodi puts music on ice 25 September 2018 HARARE - Flamboyant musician Energy Mutodi has put his music career on hold following his recent appointment as the deputy minister of Information Publicity and Broadcasting Services. Mutodi described his new role as “demanding and challenging” hence dedicating the next five years or so into i...
Artists lobby for stand-alone ministry 2 September 2018 HARARE - As Zimbabwe waits patiently for President Emmerson Mnangagwa to announce his new Cabinet, artists are hoping that there will be a stand-alone ministry for the arts sector. The artists are advocating that the president picks his Arts minister from the musicians who have joined Parliame...
New faces to dominate ninth Parly 6 August 2018 HARARE - The country's ninth Parliament will be dominated by new faces as most of the legislators from the eighth Parliament lost in last week's harmonised elections. Almost three quarters of MPs from the previous Parliament failed to find their way back into the National Assembly some having ...
Musicians storm Parly 5 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Parliament will this term have three musicians who won seats in their respective constituencies at the just concluded 2018 harmonised elections. The three — Elias Musakwa, Energy Mutodi and Joshua Sacco — are all representing the ruling Zanu PF. The Daily News on Sunday ca...
Mutodi conned $13k in vehicle import scam 12 May 2018 HARARE - Harare businessman Energy Mutodi, has been conned $13 000 by a Harare woman he engaged as a vehicle import clearing agent. Memory Kashangura, 42, of Mabvuku, appeared before Harare magistrate Victoria Mashamba yesterday facing charges of fraud as defined in the Criminal Law Codificati...
Artists shine in Zanu PF primaries 6 May 2018 HARARE - Several artists participated in this year's Zanu PF primary elections, and are set to represent the ruling party in the forthcoming harmonised elections expected around July-August this year. This has been a significant number that is set to inspire other artistes to venture into poli...
Mutodi, Nyamupinga draw swords 26 March 2018 HARARE - Controversial Zanu PF parliamentary aspirant Energy Mutodi has stirred a hornet's nest in the ruling party's Mashonaland East Province as front-runners for the Goromonzi West National Assembly seat he is eyeing are annoyed by the arrival of "an outsider". Until recently, Mutodi has in...
Mutodi attacks Grace, Jonathan in new song 3 January 2018 HARARE - Musician-cum-politician Energy Mutodi has just released a four-track album titled Ruvheneko that lauds President Emmerson Mnangagwa and predictably attacks former first lady Grace Mugabe. Mutodi, who was ejected from the ruling Zanu PF party by former president Robert Mugabe because o...
Mutodi car theft trial opens 29 October 2017 HARARE - The State yesterday opened the trial of Energy Mutodi and his brother Patrick on allegations of motor vehicle theft. Energy and Patrick appeared before Harare magistrate Barbra Mateko charged with theft of a motor vehicle. The pair denied the charge. “There is no factual or lega...
Grace strikes fear in ED 22 September 2017 HARARE - Acting President Emmerson Mnangagwa ducked a tricky question in the National Assembly on Wednesday which had the potential to aggravate his fallout with First Lady Grace Mugabe, currently in New York, accompanying her husband to the United Nations General Assembly. Mnangagwa, who has ...
Mugabe had diarrhoea for two weeks: Grace 11 September 2017 HARARE - First Lady Grace Mugabe on Saturday revealed that President Robert Mugabe suffered from serious food poisoning that he thought he was going to die. Grace said Mugabe had diarrhoea for two weeks and was given medicine intravenously and could not rise from his bed. “He spent two week...
Mutodi's remand refusal application thrown out 5 September 2017 HARARE - Businessman and musician Energy Mutodi’s application to be removed from remand on charges of insulting President Robert Mugabe was thrown out yesterday, with the court indicating the case was proceeding to trial. Mutodi appeared before Harare magistrate Josephine Sande on charges of c...
Is the 'catch' slipping through ED's claws? 4 September 2017 HARARE - “Mugabe unveils heir,” screamed one local newspaper on its front page the morning after President Robert Mugabe named the then Justice minister, Emmerson Mnangagwa as one of his two deputies in December 2014. Many believed that by appointing Mnangagwa vice president, Mugabe had all bu...
Mnangagwa beefs up security 3 September 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has tightened his security following suspicions that his rivals could be out to eliminate him physically in the wake of his alleged poisoning about three weeks ago, the Daily News can report. A long time aide of President Robert Mugabe, Mnangagwa was ...
Sekeramayi, Parirenyatwa fight to clear their names 2 September 2017 HARARE - Cabinet ministers Sydney Sekeramayi and David Parirenyatwa have written to Energy Mutodi signalling their intention to sue the controversial businessman for sensationally claiming that they were behind the alleged poisoning of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, the Daily News can report....
Mutodi freed on bail 24 August 2017 HARARE - Businessman and Zanu PF official Energy Mutodi was finally granted bail yesterday by the High Court, to end his miserable stay in remand prison where he had been confined for nearly two weeks. The musician-cum politician was granted $100 bail after the State conceded to his release. ...
Jah Prayzah sucked into succession politics yet again 17 August 2017 HARARE - Jah Prayzah's forthcoming album titled “Kutonga Kwaro” has been dragged into Zanu PF succession politics by some people pushing for Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa to take over from President Robert Mugabe. Though the album, Jah Prayzah's seventh, will only be released on October 13...
Matemadanda hands self to police 17 August 2017 HARARE - War veterans' leader Victor Matemadanda handed himself voluntarily to police yesterday, his lawyer said. His lawyer Doug Coltart, said he had turned himself in at Harare Central Police Station in the morning. He was still in police custody at the time of going to print, according t...
Mutodi seeks bail 17 August 2017 HARARE - Energy Mutodi’s bail hearing has  been set for tomorrow after his lawyer made frantic efforts yesterday to facilitate his release through a High Court appeal. Mutodi’s lawyer Doug Coltart confirmed to the Daily News yesterday that they had filed an appeal before the High Court, challe...
Mnangagwa flown to SA 14 August 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa was airlifted to South Africa for emergence treatment yesterday after the 75-year-old politician fell ill suddenly while attending President Robert Mugabe's sixth youth interface rally held at Pelandaba Stadium in Gwanda, the Daily News can report. Th...
'Mugabe keeps options open' 14 August 2017 HARARE - The twists and turns around President Robert Mugabe’s succession have come at a huge cost to the country’s economy because of its disruptive effects on government business. It’s a subject that has also strained relations in his Zanu PF party, ahead of crucial elections next year. In t...
Mnangagwa ally denied bail 13 August 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ally, Energy Mutodi, will spend the Heroes and Defence Forces holidays in remand prison after a Harare provincial magistrate yesterday denied him bail. Mutodi, who is facing charges of undermining the authority of the president and causing disaffect...
'Top officials behind Mutodi's coup plot' 12 August 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ally, Energy Mutodi, who is facing charges of undermining the authority of the president and causing disaffection among members of the defence forces, was yesterday further detained after police convinced the court that some big shots were behind him. ...
Mnangagwa ally arrested 11 August 2017 HARARE - One of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's most vocal allies, Energy Mutodi, was arrested yesterday on charges of undermining President Robert Mugabe's authority, the Daily News can report. A businessman who has also tried his luck in music, Mutodi was picked up by police in Harare ea...