Articles tagged 'primaries'

Losing Zanu PF MPs rebel 15 May 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF legislators who lost in the recently-held primary polls are becoming rebellious in their attitude in the National Assembly which could force the ruling party to rely on the whip system to push through its legislative agenda, the Daily News can report. The party primaries, held...
MDC kick-starts primary elections 5 May 2018 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC will kick-start their primary elections today to pick candidates for Zimbabwe's looming general elections. This comes as the ruling Zanu PF's just-ended primary elections have been sullied by accusations of ballot-stuffing, multiple voting and violence, obse...
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 ...
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...
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...
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 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 in flames over primary polls 25 April 2018 HARARE - The ruling Zanu PF party's provincial structures are up in flames, rebelling against the decision by the politburo to give lifelines to individuals they had barred from contesting in the weekend primary elections, the Daily News can report. On Sunday, the party's supreme decision-maki...
Zanu PF in flames over primaries 25 April 2018 HARARE - The ruling Zanu PF party's provincial structures are up in flames, rebelling against the decision by the politburo to give lifelines to individuals they had barred from contesting in the weekend primary elections, the Daily News can report. Read full story in today's paper. [Adz]
Zanu PF burns in primaries war 16 April 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF is in turmoil over its forthcoming primary elections, with senior party officials now battling to calm down angry members who are fuming over the conduct of the party’s provincial chairpersons who stand accused of favouring their cronies. This comes as the politburo has postpo...
Chaibva loses another election 28 June 2013 GABRIEL Chaibva, a vociferous supporter of President Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF and former spokesperson of Arthur Mutambara's MDC, has lost another election. While Chaibva was unreachable for comment yesterday, his status as a leading Zanu PF voice has faded in the wake of his failed bid. Unli...
Primaries crunch for MDC, Zanu PF 22 May 2013 HARARE - The die is cast for a potentially explosive general election with Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai s MDC set to hold its primary elections this week, while Zanu PF finalises its primary elections guidelines today setting the stage for a bruising battle among party heavyweights. Today, Pr...