Politics

‘Mnangagwa protecting looters’

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa of having “uneasy links” with several companies that have externalised funds, says a report. During his campaign rally over the weekend outside of Harare, MDC presidential hopeful Nelson Chamisa claimed to be in possession of a list of companies that the president had links with, the privately owned New Zimbabwe.com reported. ...

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Statement on ZRP’s Statement regarding missing Itai Dzamara

On March 9, 2015, my brother Itai Dzamara was abducted by unknown men while getting a shave in Glen View 7. A report was made to the police on that particular day. Surprisingly, the police was reluctant to take action regarding the abduction until we took them to the high court where they were ordered to investigate the abduction and ...

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What’s in Mnangagwa’s scarf?

When President Emmerson Mnangagwa visited Davos, Switzerland where he reiterated the ‘‘Zimbabwe is open for business” message, there was one thing that he also introduced; his multi-coloured scarf. After the meeting, Mnangagwa has made this scarf part of his fashion statement and a few of his followers have also been seen wearing it. The fashion police are now hot on ...

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Road to Victory (R2V): Nelson Chamisa on Tuesday

1. The national Council and its deliberations The national council on Friday noted and acknowledged the fact that the party had positively rebranded is renewing and has positively re-energized its base and its organs as testified by the continued affirmation and re-invigoration of its national strength and dominance. The same council noted that the people’s party of excellence has re-affirmed ...

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Mugabe claim people still wanted him as President

Former president Robert Mugabe has claimed that the people of Zimbabwe still wanted him as the president of Zimbabwe at a time when President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his military supporters wrestled power from him. He said he spent nearly four decades in power because he “listened to the people” who wanted him to carry on ruling Zimbabwe. “I always listened ...

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MDC-Alliance exposed

It would necessarily boggle the mind of a clueless person to figure what could have motivated Chamisa to fire Thokozani Khupe, Abednigo Bhebhe and Obert Gutu without flicking an eyelid. However, this does not come as a surprise to the politically enlightened. There is nothing new here, this has been happening during Chamisa’s predecessor Morgan Tsvangirai, anyone who contradicted with ...

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MDC-T king to make key appointments

MDC-T leader Nelson Chamisa is set to make key appointments of two deputy presidents, national chairperson, organising secretary and party spokesperson in an effort to stabilise and prepare the main opposition party for the upcoming harmonised elections. Although the expected appointments were likely to open floodgates of serious jostling, Chamisa was widely expected to reward those who stood by him ...

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Khupe, allies give up on MDC-T offices

EXPELLED MDC-T deputy president, Thokozani Khupe (pictured) and her allies have given up the fight for the party’s Bulawayo provincial offices and property, albeit temporarily, to focus on the upcoming elections, Southern Eye has learnt. Khupe and substantive MDC-T president Nelson Chamisa’s followers recently clashed over control of the party’s offices, leaving many members nursing injuries and several others arrested. ...

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Mugabe, allies hit panic button

Allies of former president Robert Mugabe have sent desperate distress calls to both sitting and former heads of state on the continent, on fears that the government may arrest the nonagenarian and his unhinged wife Grace over festering allegations that he engaged in myriad criminal activities while in power. This comes as Grace is already under serious police investigation after ...

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Biti attacks Zanu-PF

As the country hurtles towards the watershed 2018 elections, with less than four months to go, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Tendai Biti has attacked Zanu-PF for failing to fulfil promises it made to the electorate in the run up to the 2013 election. While Zanu-PF seeks to extend its 38-year uninterrupted rule with another five-year term – five years ...

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