Politics

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 Makamba was withdrawn ostensibly because he ...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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Mnangagwa faces G40 headache

Problems mounted for Zanu-PF ahead of primary elections this weekend, with dozens of supporters storming the party’s headquarters on Monday demanding the withdrawal of known G40 members from the race. Party members from Mufakose, Waterfalls and other constituencies waved placards and picketed outside Zanu-PF headquarters, accusing the elections directorate of allowing G40 members into the primary elections. Austin Chindenga, the ...

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Sibusiso Moyo backtracks on allowing diaspora vote

Zimbabwe doesn’t have enough time before this year’s general elections to make the constitutional changes necessary to allow people living outside the country to vote, Foreign Minister Sibusiso Moyo said, backtracking on a statement he made a week ago. Zimbabweans living abroad should return home and register to vote in an election that will probably take place in July, Moyo ...

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Zanu-PF exhibiting at ZITF

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Zanu-PF rolls out food programme

Zanu-PF Harare Province Woman’s League is rolling out a food distribution programme for windows and the elderly woman. In an interview on sidelines of the programme in Harare North Constituency, Zanu-PF Harare Province Women’s League Chairperson, Ratidzo Mukarati said widows and elderly woman should be looked after as they face many challenges. “Windows and elderly women are left behind in ...

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Zim civil society did not want Mugabe out, they fear for their jobs

LOCAL civil society leaders and their members were not happy that former president Robert Mugabe was removed from power by whatever means because his departure at least brought some sanity in the country, outspoken Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga said. According to NewZimbabwe.com, Mugabe was toppled after 37 years at the helm through a military coup which was supported by thousands of ordinary ...

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Give one of Mugabe’s 21 farms to Tswangirai family

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) applauds PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa for assigning Lands Minister Perence Shiri to identify a farm to give to the late former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s family. We as a party which stands for economic freedom and for landless people believe that these are correct steps by the new government in its promises that they are looking towards ...

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Mujuru dumps mass rallies, goes low key

OPPOSITION National People’s Party leader Joice Mujuru has resolved to forego mass campaign rallies, saying she preferred door-to-door and ward-based meetings ahead of this year’s general elections. Party spokesperson Jeffreyson Chitando told NewsDay yesterday that the move was meant to drum up support at grassroots level, describing open campaign rallies as financially draining and ineffective. “We have agreed that elections ...

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