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‘I’m Zanu-PF’- Mliswa Declares

Independent Norton lawmaker, Temba Mliswa Friday declared that he belongs to the ruling party as his tussle with ZanuPF  Spokesperson Chris Mutsvangwa intensified. The two are embroiled in a war of words over Mliswa’s recent meeting with former Chivi South MP Killer Zivhu and exiled former Cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere in South Africa. In a statement […]

Three Masvingo Residents In Court For Breaching MOPO

Police on Monday 17 January 2022 arrested three Masvingo residents and charged them with contravening the Maintenance of Peace and Order (MOPO) Act. The three Masvingo residents namely Vigisai Norupandai aged 53 years, Aleck Tabe aged 38 years and Magie Chakabuda aged 62 years, appeared at Masvingo Magistrates Court on Tuesday 18 January 2022 after […]

Mwonzora’s MDC-T Suspends Thokozani Khupe

The Douglas Mwonzora led Movement for Democratic Change has suspended former Deputy Prime Minister and party vice president Thokozani Khupe. In a statement, MDC-T national party spokesperson Witness Dube did give reasons for the suspension amid reports of tensions in the party. “The MDC-T wishes to advise that First Vice President Dr. Thokozani Khupe has […]

No Sacred Cows, Zanu PF Big Wigs Warned

Zanu PF chairperson for Manicaland province, Mike Madiro has warned party bigwigs that there will be no sacred cows in the fight against factionalism. Madiro’s remarks come in the wake of the firing of State Security minister Owen Ncube, who lost his party post for being directly involved in violence in Midlands province. Madiro who […]

Zanu PF Ready For By-Elections: Mugwadi

The ruling Zanu PF party says it is geared for next month’s by-elections to fill vacant seats in the House of Assembly and various local authorities across the country. Most of the seats fell vacant following the recall of Members of Parliament and councilors by the Douglas Mwonzora led opposition MDC-T party  while others were […]

Charamba Silences Gukurahundi Pressure Group

Deputy Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet (Presidential Communications), George Charamba says the erection of Gukurahundi Memorial Plaques at the Bhalangwe mass grave was unlawful. Bhalagwe is the Gukurahundi epicentre where thousands of mostly Ndebele-speaking Zimbabweans were murdered and reportedly thrown into the disused Antelope Mine at the height of the massacres in the […]

We Are Not Chamisa’s Keeper, Says Mwonzora

MDC-T leader, Douglas Mwonzora says he is not worried about how his rival faction led by Nelson Chamisa conducts its business. Ahead of the recently proclaimed by-elections, Mwonzora drew first blood yesterday after he wrote to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission announcing that the MDC-T will contest under the banner of MDC Alliance, a name that […]

By-Elections A Waste of Resources: Madhuku

National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) leader Professor Lovemore Madhuku has said his party will not take part in the by-elections slated for March 26, 2022 as it is a waste of resources. Last week President Emmerson Mnangagwa proclaimed by-elections date with the nomination courts sitting on January 26 while voting will be held on 26 March. […]

‘Labor Unions Key To A Better Zimbabwe’

Former Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) president, Peter Mutasa says the recent deportation of more than 85 000 Zimbabweans from South Africa was avoidable if the country had strong labour unions. Thousands of Zimbabweans flock into neighbouring South Africa and Botswana in search of jobs and better lives but recently, the former has been […]