Politics

 Zanu-PF youth fakes ex-boss’ death, asks for $1 000 donation

A ZANU-PF Bulawayo Provincial Youth Deputy Commissar has been sentenced to 12 months in prison for faking former provincial youth chairperson Mr Khumbulani Mpofu`s death and asking for a $1 000 funeral donation from the party. Tichaona Chikwava (33) from Makokoba suburb and his co-accused Blessed Mushandu who is on the run claimed Mr Mpofu had died. They requested a ...

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Mandi Chimene’s farm to be subdivided

A SPRAWLING farm north of Mutare City belonging to mercurial Manicaland Provincial Affairs Minister Mandiitawepi Chimene has been earmarked for partitioning into residential stands. Fairholme Farm — renamed Sendekera Farm after being seized from a commercial white farmer during the year 2000 chaotic land reform programme — is located in the prime agricultural area of Penhalonga near Mutare. Plans are ...

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Implement Mayor’s Directive And Save Residents From Extortion: CHRA

The Combined Harare Residents Association (CHRA) has expressed dismay over the continued engagement of Wellcash Debt Collectors by the City of Harare despite a directive by the Mayor, Bernard Manyenyeni to suspend their contract. In a statement released on Wednesday CHRA said despite a directive from the Mayor, they had received complaints from residents who had been threatened with attachment ...

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Mujuru Party disconcerting NERA, suffering from Zanu PF DNA

ZimPF splinter group which recently rebranded to National People’s Party (NPP) has come under fire from opposition parties, being accused of working in cahoots with the ruling party Zanu Pf and trying to derail the National Electoral Reform Agenda (NERA) efforts. Following a statement released by NPP Harare Interim Chair Mr Munyaradzi Banda accusing a few individuals within NERA of ...

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Daggers out for Sandi-Moyo, Mahoka

Zanu-PF Women’s League members across the country’s 10 provinces demonstrated yesterday demanding the ouster of the organ’s deputy chairperson Cde Eunice Sandi-Moyo and secretary for Finance Cde Sarah Mahoka for undermining the authority of the wing’s Secretary and First Lady, Amai Grace Mugabe. Cde Mahoka also stands accused of denigrating Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Presidential spokesperson Mr George Charamba. ...

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Zimbabwe Citizens Initiative rallies behind the March 22 Nera demonstration on BVR kits

National Electoral Reform Agenda (NERA) is a grouping of Zimbabwe’s opposition parties fighting for electoral reforms. This coalition of 13 political parties has been instrumental in organising peaceful demonstrations to push for the implementation of the electoral reforms in time for 2018 elections. The required electoral reforms are aimed at improving and levelling the playing field in Zimbabwe ahead of ...

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Zanu-PF Politburo orders rerun of Masvingo elections

The Zanu-PF Politburo yesterday ordered a re-run of the elections to choose a substantive chairperson in Masvingo, which were inconclusive last month due to heavy rains and logistical challenges. The Politburo also directed that some Zanu-PF cadres should not superintend over the polls again, as they had vested interests with names such as Harare provincial commissar Shadreck Mashayamombe being mentioned, ...

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Tsvangirai mops up consultation exercise

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai will tomorrow begin a three-day mop-up exercise of his listening tour that has taken him to all the country’s 10 provinces in the past one-and-half months. Tsvangirai’s Spokesperson Luke Tamborinyoka on Thursday said: “Tomorrow, he will be engaging opinion leaders in Mhondoro and Seke rural while on Saturday he will visit Ruwa and Domboshava to consult ...

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Businessman warned against meddling in Zanu-PF affairs

THE Zanu-PF Youth League yesterday warned an unnamed Pakistani businessman to desist from meddling in the affairs of the ruling party by sponsoring divisions within its Bulawayo structures. Addressing a provincial youth inter-distinct conference at the Davies Hall party provincial headquarters, Zanu-PF national secretary for youth affairs Cde Kudzanayi Chipanga, called on the businessman to concentrate his energies on his ...

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14 Zanu-PF youth executives resign

Imposition of individuals in Zanu-PF leadership positions and alleged disregard of the ruling party’s constitution by senior politicians who are reportedly pushing a factional agenda have seen 12 Bulawayo Youth League Provincial Executive members resign. The youths said this paved way for dissolution of the executive and holding of elections as imposition of leaders was hurting Zanu-PF. The resignations leave ...

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