Politics

Kasukuwere acquitted

A court in Harare has former minister Saviour Kasukuwere who was facing a charge of violating the immigration act after skipping the border running away from military snippers. Kasukuwe was arrested two weeks after his return from exile. Appearing in court, he denied charges and said he left Zimbabwe in November last year to seek refuge in Mozambique. The former ...

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What Chamisa’s spokesperson said about bullet trains

MDC-T president Nelson Chamisa’s newly appointed spokesperson once told his followers on Twitter that the bullet train thing is madness. Said Dr Nkululeko Sibanda, “This bullet train thing is madness. There will not even be customers who can afford the train. That’s the first when you are making an investment. What is the market. There is no use for such ...

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Mugabe divides MDC Alliance

NPF, the new political outfit which is linked to Robert Mugabe reiterated yesterday that it was an in advanced discussions with the MDC Alliance on the two parties working together. At the same time, analysts warned that the country’s main opposition risked receiving a massive hiding in next month’s eagerly anticipated national elections if it goes ahead with the new ...

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Mnangagwa cannot claim to be a Paul

Ever since his military-aided coronation in November last year, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has consciously been portraying himself as a Saul converted to Paul. He, henceforth, embraced a new mission, as did Paul, emerging from the Damascus conversion. His inaugural speech was a distinct departure from that of a dyed-in-the-wool associate of former President Robert Mugabe. With the zeal of a ...

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G40 cabal youth leader to lose farm to previous white owner

THE government is reportedly planning to take back former Zanu-PF youth leader Kudzi Chipanga’s farm and give it back to the previous white owner. This comes as former youth leader Mubuso Chinguno is locked in a bitter fight with President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s aide who is reportedly eyeing his farm in Chipinge. Chipanga and Chinguno were part of the G40 group ...

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Sibanda’s real views coming back to bite Chamisa

The thing about social media is that your views are preserved for eternity. Once you have shared your thoughts, they are there, in the cloud, for evermore. Sure, you can delete old posts that you may wish to forget or erase, but while they appear hidden, they never truly disappear. So when you go for a job interview or get ...

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Zanu-PF must desist from violence

THE alleged abduction and murder of a two-year-old child by suspected Zanu-PF activists following his father Rambai Lumbe’s defection to the opposition National People’s Party (NPP) where he is the Mazowe North parliamentary candidate provides an opportunity for stakeholders in the forthcoming elections to walk the talk regarding their calls for a peaceful election. Indeed, President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the ...

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Nkosana Moyo sets date for manifesto launch

Alliance for People’s Agenda (APA) leader, Nkosana Moyo said he would unveil the party election manifesto on June 20, as he scales up his unique door-to-door campaign ahead of next month’s general elections. “After a year of meeting Zimbabweans from all spheres, listening and learning their pressing challenges and their call for a new political and socio-economic alternative, I’m honoured ...

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Kasukuwere narrates great escape

FORMER Cabinet minister and Zanu-PF commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere yesterday told a Harare magistrate that he escaped death by a whisker last November when the military pumped over 113 rounds of live ammunition into his mansion, forcing him to flee the country. Addressing court officials during an inspection-in-loco at his Glen Lorne villa, Kasukuwere claimed the military also fired some shots ...

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Masvingo mobilises 50 000 people for Mnangagwa’s rally

THE Zanu-PF leadership in Masvingo has mobilised more than 50 000 people for President Mnangagwa’s rally at Mucheke Stadium on Friday. Provincial chairman Ezra Chadzamira said the President’s visit was a crucial one as it was going to invigorate the party ahead of the July 30 election. “We have mobilised more than 50 000 supporters for President Mnangagwa’s visit on ...

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