Articles tagged 'zanu pf'

Mnangagwa survives bomb blast 24 June 2018 BULAWAYO - An explosion rocked a star rally addressed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday, in a surprise development that is set to rattle an otherwise peaceful election campaign — the most peaceful the country has ever had since the 1960s. Mnangagwa's campaign team has called the incide...
MDC, Zec row threatens polls 21 June 2018 HARARE - The MDC Alliance yesterday gave its clearest hint to date that it would not participate in the watershed July 30 national elections unless the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) binds itself to running what the main opposition said would be “completely fair, transparent and credible ele...
Mashayamombe in court over political violence 21 June 2018 HARARE - Expelled Zanu PF Harare political commissar Shadreck Mashayamombe has been dragged to court after reportedly staging violence against erstwhile party supporters who backed his ouster. Mashayamombe, 32, was jointly charged with  Peckias Murindi, 27, Joseph Gakaka, 31, Vengai Mutepaire,...
Court stops Chipanga eviction from farm 21 June 2018 HARARE - The High Court has barred Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Monica Mutsvangwa from evicting former Zanu PF youth leader Kudzanai Chipanga from his Headlands farm. This comes after Chipanga through his lawyer Lovemore Madhuku filed an urgent chamber application accusing Mutsvangwa...
Charumbira fights apology judgment 21 June 2018 HARARE - President of the National Council of Chiefs (NCC) Fortune Charumbira has filed an emergency motion in the High Court to fight a ruling directing him to issue an apology for rallying other chiefs to support the ruling Zanu PF party in the July 30 elections. The move came as Charumbira ...
'Stop forcing students to rallies' 21 June 2018 HARARE - Rural teachers have urged President Emmerson Mnangagwa, pictured, to stop commandeering school children to his rallies. In  a statement yesterday, the Amalgamated Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (Artuz) said educators were getting increasingly worried over continued  reports of sch...
Nelson Chamisa snubs Mugabe, Grace 20 June 2018 HARARE - It has emerged that MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has rebuffed ousted former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace's overtures for the trio to work together — as the former first family frantically attempts to derail President Emmerson Mnangagwa's election bid in next month's w...
Opposition weighs election options 20 June 2018 HARARE - Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa and other principals in the MDC Alliance have not ruled out boycotting next month's crucial national elections but for now, they will continue dialogue with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) over their demands for reforms. This is despite Zec sla...
MDC to deploy polling agents 20 June 2018 HARARE - The MDC plans to field agents in all polling stations during next month’s election, the party’s organising secretary Amos Chibaya said. Speaking to the Daily News yesterday, Chibaya said the move was targeted at ensuring that the ruling Zanu PF will not “rig” the elections. “Like a...
Chamisa snubs Mugabe, Grace 20 June 2018 HARARE - It has emerged that MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has rebuffed ousted former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace's overtures for the trio to work together — as the former first family frantically attempts to derail President Emmerson Mnangagwa's election bid in next month's w...
Hitmen target Nelson Chamisa 19 June 2018 HARARE - As the clock ticks towards next month's elections, main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has sensationally claimed that rivals were pulling everything out of their bags of tricks to deny his MDC Alliance victory at the forthcoming polls, including attempts on his life. The MDC Allianc...
UK, Zec nexus triggers uproar 19 June 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) triggered a fresh storm yesterday after it availed the voters' roll to the British Embassy while denying same to candidates participating in the forthcoming general elections. In a tweet posted yesterday, the embassy revealed receiving the conte...
Grace fired me: ED 19 June 2018 HARARE - Preisdent Emmerson Mnangagwa has said he was sacked as the country's vice president last year by Grace Mugabe, using her influence on former president Robert Mugabe, whom he said was no longer in a position to lead the country. Mnangagwa revealed this in a High Court application in wh...
Hitmen target Chamisa 19 June 2018 HARARE - As the clock ticks towards next month's elections, main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has sensationally claimed that rivals were pulling everything out of their bags of tricks to deny his MDC Alliance victory at the forthcoming polls, including attempts on his life. [Adz]
Opposition must boycott Zim elections 18 June 2018 HARARE - All the 22 opposition candidates contesting this presidential election must, for once, agree on one thing, that is to boycott the elections and create a legitimacy crisis for this competitive authoritarianism being fronted by President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Zanu PF. It is quite c...
I'm wearing the right jacket: Tshinga Dube 18 June 2018 BULAWAYO - While the people of Makokoba constituency agree that the incumbent Zanu PF legislator Tshinga Dube has done well, there are others who think he is wearing the wrong political jacket. Bulawayo has always been an opposition MDC stronghold hence no space for the ruling Zanu PF and Dube...
Spoilers don't scare Chamisa 17 June 2018 HARARE - Although a staggering 23 candidates have put their names forward in a bid to lead Zimbabwe after the July 30 national elections, opposition leader Nelson Chamisa says in reality his only challenge for the country's highest political office will come from President Emmerson Mnangagwa. ...
Celebrating democracy on aspirin 17 June 2018 HARARE – On Thursday history was made, as for the first time in post-independent Zimbabwe there will be female presidential candidates who  threw their lots against 20 male counterparts in the race to occupy the country’s hottest seat. And also, for the first time, the presidential plebiscite ...
Chamisa says it will be him vs ED on July 30 17 June 2018 HARARE - Although a staggering 23 candidates have put their names forward in a bid to lead Zimbabwe after the July 30 national elections, opposition leader Nelson Chamisa says in reality his only challenge for the country's highest political office will come from President Emmerson Mnangagwa. ...
Huge headache for Mnangagwa, Chamisa 16 June 2018 HARARE - Both President Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa face major problems as the country's national elections beckon — with dozens of disgruntled former Cabinet ministers and MPs from their respective parties staging a rebellion by registering to contest the make-or-brea...
Put presidential ballot names in alphabetical order: MDC Alliance 16 June 2018 HARARE - The MDC Alliance has tabled a demand that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) should ensure ballot papers for the forthcoming presidential election have names arranged in alphabetical order beginning with surnames. This comes after President Emmerson Mnangagwa, 75, on Thursday suc...
Huge headache for ED, Chamisa 16 June 2018 HARARE - Both President Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa face major problems as the country's national elections beckon — with dozens of disgruntled former Cabinet ministers and MPs from their respective parties staging a rebellion by registering to contest the make-or-brea...
Mad rat race for presidential poll. . . as dozens take on ED, Chamisa next month 15 June 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance boss Nelson Chamisa, has suffered a major blow in his bid to form a winning, all-embracing grand coalition after other opposition leaders filed their papers at the Nomination Court yesterday to contest the youthful politician and President Emmerson Mnangagwa in next month's ...
Inspection reveals Tyson's lavish lifestyle 15 June 2018 HARARE - The trial of former Zanu PF national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, has given Zimbabweans rare insights into the lavish lifestyles being led by the country's mighty and powerful. Except for a few individuals such as Philip Chiyangwa, Wicknell Chivayo and Genius Kadungure — w...
Mad rat race for presidential elections 15 June 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance boss Nelson Chamisa has suffered a major blow in his bid to form a winning, all-embracing grand coalition after other opposition leaders filed their papers at the Nomination Court yesterday to contest the youthful politician and President Mnangagwa in next month's eagerly-an...