Politics

Chiwenga aligned war vets gun for Mutsvangwa

WAR veterans in Mashonaland West province on Tuesday resolved to recall Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association chairperson Christopher Mutsvangwa on allegations of sowing divisions. Mutsvangwa also stands accused of alienating himself from the membership after being appointed President Mnangagwa’s Special Advisor, a post he no longer holds. When contacted for comment last night, the usually loquacious Chris Mutsvangwa refused ...

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Chamisa, Biti subpoenaed by Motlanthe-led commission

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa and one of his top lieutenants, Tendai Biti, and other opposition leaders implicated in post-election violence will next week be subpoenaed to give evidence before the commission of inquiry into the August 1 shootings, which left six dead and 24 others nursing gunshot injuries. Ballistic and forensic experts have also been summoned to appear before the ...

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‘I have Thatcher’s iron lady resolve,’ says ED – rigged election for iron grip on power, must prise free

“WHEN Margaret Thatcher was elected UK prime minister in 1979, she recognised that piecemeal change would not be sufficient to tackle the problems of labour unrest, rampant inflation and economic stagnation. A wholesale transformation and modernisation of the British economy was required. While there would inevitably be downsides to such rapid change, Thatcher was undeterred,” reported Zimeye/Financial Times. “The challenges ...

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Mnangagwa’s tribal agenda exposed

A senior and influential traditional leader in Matabeleland South has broken rank and petitioned President Emmerson Mnangagwa to establish a special commission to deal with the Gukurahundi atrocities. Traditional chiefs are seen as an appendage of the ruling party Zanu-PF and are often used to drum up support for the party during national elections. As a reward for their loyalty ...

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War Vets recall Chris Mutsvangwa?

Reports reaching us are that Mashonaland Province chapter of the War Veterans association have met and official passed a Vote of no confidence on embattled War Vets Chairperson Ambassador Cristopher Mutsvangwa. The yet to be confirmed report says: ZNLWVA Mashonaland West Provincial Council Meeting. 1. At the above meeting held today at Cooksey Memorial Hall in Chinhoyi , the Provincial ...

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Mnangagwa finally breaks free of Mugabe shodow

After 56 years of working under Mugabe, ED finally breaks free from the ambits of his master and successfully established himself in one year. November has become a month which will be remembered world wide as a month of the second Zimbabwe emancipation. The people of Zimbabwe saw the resignation of the man who has graced the space for over ...

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We have no choice, but to embark on painful reforms

When Margaret Thatcher was elected UK prime minister in 1979, she recognised that piecemeal change would not be sufficient to tackle the problems of labour unrest, rampant inflation and economic stagnation. A wholesale transformation and modernisation of the British economy was required. While there would inevitably be downsides to such rapid change, Thatcher was undeterred. The challenges that Zimbabwe faces ...

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Eyewitness account of Zimbabwe’s August 1 shooting

On August 01, 2018, my life changed entirely in ways I had not imagined when I woke up that day. A part of me died, while a new me was born out of the horrors I filmed, right from the frontline. A group of protesters besieged the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission’s Results Centre at the Rainbow Towers Hotel in the capital, ...

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Masvingo slams door on Chiwenga, backs Mnangagwa 2023

Zanu-PF Masvingo Province has passed a resolution endorsing President Mnangagwa as the party’s Presidential candidate in the next elections in 2023 to afford him ample time to fulfil his vision of making Zimbabwe a middle-income economy by 2030. The party’s Provincial Coordinating Committee (PCC) on Sunday said President Mnangagwa’s endorsement was the first among several resolutions from Masvingo Province that ...

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Chamisa faces assault probe

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa faces arrest after an unnamed person made a counter police report of attempted kidnapping and assault at Marondera Police Station. This came shortly after Chamisa’s security team had also filed a report at Mabvuku Police Station, alleging there had been an attempt to abduct the opposition leader by suspected State operatives as he made his way ...

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