Politics

Kasukuwere at peace with his soul as Zanu-PF bigwigs start dropping

Exiled former ZANU PF political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere seems to be enjoying the “chaos” in ZANU PF camp following the defeat of big wigs in the party following his tweet recently. Kasukuwere first posted a picture of the sky and water on micro blogging Tweeter before writing , “At peace with my soul.” Apparently, most big wigs like ZANU PF ...

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Mutsvangwa joining MDC?

Special Advisor to the President Chris Mutsvangwa is allegedly on the verge of joining the MDC Alliance, following a fruitful conservation with Chamisa’s Harare Chairperson. Nelson Chamisa’s chairman for the area, Mr Erick Murayi quipped in saying, “I want to let you know that this year it is flaming hot -chakachaya. You have all already seen the Hon. Mashayamombe, right? ...

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We will not force people to vote for us, says Mnangagwa

Zanu-PF leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa says his party is not going to use force to get peoples’ vote but persuasion. Mnangagwa said this during the launch of Zanu PF election manifesto at Harare International Conference Centre where he addressed party structures and upcoming election candidates during the launch of Zanu PF manifesto. “Our call is to be the servants of the ...

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Ruvheneko is part of Ozias Bvute project

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‘Mnangagwa must apologise for Gukurahundi genocide’ – Tshinga Dube

THE Zimbabwe Independent this week engaged former minister, senior Zanu-PF official and liberation struggle fighter retired Colonel Tshinga Dube who usually speaks out his mind, including during ex-president Robert Mugabe’s feared rule, to tackle critical issues past and present. Reporter Nkululeko Sibanda (NS) spoke to Dube, one of Matabeleland region’s most senior political figures, about his political career, Zanu-PF primaries, ...

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What if Zimbabwe’s 2018 elections are not free, fair and credible?

THIS is the question that few seem to be raising ahead of the polls in a few months’ time. This is exceedingly curious in the aftermath of the November 2017 events, the ousting of a sitting president, and the creation of a government with dubious legitimacy. The general assumption seems to be that elections that are acceptable, regardless of the ...

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Of Zanu-PF perennial losers

Persistence, perseverance, patience, they say, are the hallmarks of success. Not so for many Zanu-PF parliamentary aspirants, who have tried their luck several times with no success after being beaten in the party’s primary elections consecutively. Talk of the law of diminishing returns! Despite keeping eyes on the ball for so many years, they seem to continue chasing it frantically. ...

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Chamisa wants Khupe row resolved urgently

The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC camp has filed a Supreme Court application seeking to have its appeal contesting a High Court verdict which gave leeway to rival camp led by Thokozani Khupe to use the party name and symbols to be heard on an urgent basis. In the application, MDC, which is represented by Thabani Mpofu, is the applicant, while Khupe, ...

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‘Where are govt’s $11 billion deals’

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has questioned President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s assertion that his government has secured US$11 billion investment for the country, saying nothing much has changed since the new administration took over. ZCTU secretary-general Japhet Moyo told the Zimbabwe Independent this week that the plight of workers has not changed since Mnangagwa assumed the presidency last year. ...

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Disgruntled former Zanu-PF members release political manifesto

THE newly-formed Zimbabwe African National Union (Zanu), which claims to be a breakaway faction of the ruling Zanu-PF party has unveiled its leader Chawaona Wilbroad Kanoti and its election manifesto as it gears to contest the upcoming general elections. Zanu secretary-general Chamunorwa Damiso, in a statement yesterday, extended an olive branch to other disgruntled former Zanu-PF supporters, among them war ...

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