Politics

Mnangagwa billboard promises affordable ‘ELECTRICTY’ for all

A 2018 election campaign billboard for Zanu-PF promising affordable ‘ELECTRICTY’ for all has gone viral on social media. Some Zimbabweans have questioned if the ruling party is really going to deliver affordable electricity since the billboard reads ‘ELECTRICTY’.

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Mengistu now Chiwenga’s special VP advisor

COLOGNE- Exiled and fallen Ethiopian autarch, Mengistu Haile Mariam, who is thought to have had an invisible hand in last November’s Operation Restore Legacy, which was launched by the military to oust former leader, Robert Mugabe, has had his secret kingmaker powers in Zimbabwe increased following his alleged closet appointment and promotion as Vice President Rtd General Constantino Chiwenga’s special ...

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Mnangagwa expresses preference for dialogue

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the new political administration prefers dialogue to acrimonious relationships and will do everything in its power “to address people’s concerns and grievances”. Government’s new re-engagement thrust, he said, was now bearing fruit, as the country had managed to attract investment commitments worth an estimated $11 billion in the past four months. He said this yesterday while ...

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Govt’s 100-day cycle a success: VP Chiwenga

THE first 100 days of the new dispensation were a resounding success with an average performance rate of 86 percent although the Office of the President and Cabinet is busy compiling comprehensive reports on what was achieved. This was said by Vice President General Constantino Chiwenga (Retired) yesterday while officially opening the 12th edition of the International Business Conference, which ...

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‘Makamba not fit to be an MP,’ says Zanu-PF

ASPIRING Zanu PF MP for Mt Darwin South constituency businessman James Makamba has been disqualified from contesting in the party primary elections expected to take place this Saturday. According to NewZimbabwe.com, Makamba’s name was in the final list of 19 aspiring candidates announced last Saturday by the party’s national election commission chairperson Engelbert Rugeje. Zanu PF Mashonaland Central provincial chairperson ...

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Chamisa, Khupe agree to resolve differences

THE two warring MDC-T leaders, Nelson Chamisa and Thokozani Khupe, who are fighting over use of the opposition party’s name and symbols following their acrimonious split last month, have reportedly agreed to go back to the negotiating table to resolve their differences amicably with a possibility of reuniting. This comes against the backdrop of a failed High Court bid by ...

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Skeletons falling out of ZANU PF closet

Skeletons are falling out of the closet as a smear campaign hits ZANU PF Mazowe North constituency with some aspiring candidates plotting to sabotage the party if they lose the primaries ahead of the forth coming elections. Apparently, the sitting Member of Parliament advocate Martin Dinha, who doubles as Minister of State for Mashonaland Central, is in panic mode after ...

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MRP NEC summoned by police

Mthwakazi Republic Party national executive committee executive has been summoned to the Law and Order office of the Zimbabwe Republic Police at Bulawayo Central Police Station. THe party said upon arrival at Bulawayo Police Station, the meeting was abruptly transferred to the office of Chief Superintendent Manzini Moyo at Southampton building. According to the police, the meeting was called to ...

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Makamba comeback ends in shame

Businessman James Makamba made a triumphant return to Zimbabwe last year after years in exile and the crowning glory would have been him being allowed to stand on a Zanu-PF ticket in the upcoming elections, but as fate would have it, he has been chalked off the ruling party’s list of primary election candidates. Makamba was withdrawn ostensibly because he ...

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Chamisa not rightful heir to MDC-T throne

THE High Court yesterday dismissed an application by the MDC-T faction led by Advocate Nelson Chamisa, which had taken its rivals to court in a fight over ownership of the party name, trademark, signs and symbols. The bitter wrangle involves a group led by Adv Chamisa and his rival Dr Thokozani Khupe. Bulawayo High Court judge Justice Francis Bere ruled ...

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