Politics

ZCTU calls for resignation of Joram Gumbo

Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union s has called on for the resignation of minister of Energy Joram Gumbo due to clandestine operations of some companies allegedly linked to him. In a tweeter ZCTU, that, “If by end of day today Minister Jorum¬† Gumbo does not resign or is not suspended pending investigation into his company’s numerous Government tenders, then the ...

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Mnangagwa has to deliver and, urgently too

When the new dispensation was ushered in following Robert Mugabe’s resignation last November, it rode on the narrative of restoration to win people’s hearts. True, there was need for restoration on a number of fronts starting with the political that had been poisoned by deadly factional fights that cost Zimbabwe over five years in terms of precious time. Time, energy ...

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Chamisa seeing ghosts, says army

THE Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) has dismissed claims by MDC leader Nelson Chamisa that he was being trailed by the military intelligence, saying his statement was only meant to seek political relevance. MDC spokesperson Jacob Mafume this week claimed suspicious vehicles belonging to the military intelligence were trailing Chamisa and provided their registration numbers. However, ZDF yesterday dismissed Chamisa’s claims ...

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Chamisa’s surveillance claims ‘outrageous and false’

The Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) yesterday dismissed reports by a local paper accusing its intelligence of trailing and investigating MDC-Alliance leader Mr Nelson Chamisa. The article, which ZDF said sought to tarnish its good name, quoted MDC spokesperson Mr Jacob Mafume claiming the military has been violating Mr Chamisa’s privacy by following him around, a situation which has made the ...

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Motlanthe Commission of inquiry a sham

The MDC takes great exception the current proceedings of the so called commission of inquiry. The whole charade is nothing but a big sham. It is from this premise that the party will not participate and sanitize this farce which is nothing more than a cover up exercise. The whole exercise is a choreographed event meant to provide a platform ...

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Chamisa’s life ‘under threat’

OPPOSITION MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa says he feels his life is under threat, with “suspicious vehicles” trailing his movements in what his party described as a serious violation to his right to personal security. Chamisa has refused to accept the July 30 harmonised elections results despite losing a Constitutional Court challenge, and often describes President Emmerson Mnangagwa as “illegitimate”. ...

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Mohadi to launch peace strategic plan

THE National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) will today launch its five-year strategic plan aimed at entrenching peace in the country with Vice President Kembo Mohadi expected to deliver the keynote address. NPRC media liaison officer, Commissioner Charles Masunungure said the launch of the five-year strategic plan follows countrywide consultations and a validation conference on the findings. “We went around ...

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Mugabe forced to submit list of properties he acquired outside Zimbabwe

Former President Robert Mugabe has found himself on a list of individuals suspected to have externalised billions in recent years and forced to submit a list of properties he acquired outside the country. This comes as the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) and other State agents tasked to deal with the issue of externalisation and graft, is seized with following ...

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Mnangagwa’s Cabinet meeting disrupted by power cuts

THE ongoing power outages that have ravaged Harare since Tuesday interrupted a Cabinet meeting, NewsDay reported. Energy minister Joram Gumbo told NewsDay yesterday that he was aware of the prevailing power blackouts that have affected Harare residents. “Zesa has made an announcement that there is a fault that happened. Even when we were in Cabinet, we experienced a power cut ...

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EU pressuring Zanu PF to implement reforms, already – change tact, fortes fortuna iuvat!

It is gratifying to see that the EU is taking the matter of free, fair and credible elections in Zimbabwe with the sense of urgency and seriousness the matter demands. The EU Election Observer Mission submitted its final report on the 30 July 2018 elections last week and made it crystal clear the elections were rigged. “The electoral commission (Zimbabwe ...

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