Politics

‘Mnangagwa visited Tsvangirai out of compassion’

PRESIDENTIAL spokesperson, George Charamba yesterday said President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s visit to MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai’s Highlands home on Friday was purely on compassionate grounds, although he later discussed the opposition leader’s pension, medical bills as well as resolving the issue of his house. Charamba said Tsvangirai, like many opposition party leaders, had requested to meet Mnangagwa soon after the latter’s ...

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Unfolding and uncertain future with Mnangagwa in power

Mnangagwa has been Mugabe’s confidante and close security guard, since the days of the liberation struggle. To put this into perspective, Mnangagwa has been part and parcel of Mugabe’s political journey, since they first met in detention in 1964. He has been described by many as Mugabe’s chief enforcer, a ruthless and cunning individual, with a trail of destruction behind ...

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Gukurahundi – A near volcanic eruption

I take this opportunity to express my public sympathy and sorrow upon the victims of gukurahundi. Many passed away and many are still alive but as time passes the agony of what they went through is still fresh in their minds. At least 30 years have passed since the unity accord was celebrated but what was the celebration for if ...

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ZEC extends BVR blitz

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has announced the extension of its mobile voter registration exercise by one month. Speaking to ZBC News in Harare this Thursday morning, ZEC Acting Chairperson Commissioner Emmanuel Magade said the mop up exercise will start from the 10th of January to the 8th of February with an advance campaign exercise to alert citizens set to ...

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Mandiwanzira is under investigation by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission as a result of the report that was made by former Netone CEO Reward Kangai. According to TechZim, the minister claims the allegations are silly and false and also says the allegations are already subject of defamation litigation in the High Court. He further says the allegations have long been discredited. He declares his innocence and says he actually welcomes further investigations as he has nothing to hide.

As the Minister of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security, Supa Mandiwanzira faces corruption charges photos of his flash cars and house have gone viral on social media with some Zimbabweans asking as to how and when did the young minister acquire such wealth. See pictures below:   Mandiwanzira is under investigation by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission as a result ...

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Zimbabwe after the 2018 elections: is opposition politics strong or weaker after military coup?

No doubt the focus on Mr and Mrs Mugabe as the bad eggs in terminal cancer politics of Zimbabwe made many well-wishers miss the real issue. Have Zimbabweans mastered who their enemy is after thirty-eight years of mismanagement and abuse? The enemy of Zimbabweans is the desire to be better than even the wicked, abusive and corrupt in order to ...

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Mnangagwa to meet chiefs

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to meet the country’s 282 traditional leaders in Gweru next week. In a statement yesterday, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Mr George Charamba, who is also the Presidential spokesperson, said the meeting was part of the President’s ongoing engagements with different stakeholders in the country. “As part of his ...

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Mnangagwa has been captured by the Army

Recent arrests of Mthwakazi youths in Bulawayo and their subsequent detention at Army barracks points out to what we have been all saying. The Army is in total control of  Zimbabwe and the appointment of General Chiwenga to the presidium  as well as defence portfolio speaks volume of how the junta seeks to spread its tentacles of power in the ...

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Zimbabwe’s new dispensation charms Australia

Outgoing Australian Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Suzanne McCourt has applauded the frank discussions and positive vibes that are evident in engagements with the new government, saying the stance can lead to a broader shift in the Australian government’s policy regarding the two nations’ relations. Ambassador McCourt, who his served as Australia’s top diplomat to Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and the DRC since ...

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‘War Veterans leadership must step down’ – analysts

Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans’ Association (ZNLWVA) must go for a fresh congress to elect a new leadership after the top guns in the association bagged plush jobs in government and the ruling party Zanu PF, analysts have said. Following the inauguration of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, ZNLWVA chairperson Christopher Mutsvangwa was appointed special advisor to the president, the secretary-general for ...

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