Zimbabwe opposition weighs election options

Leader of Zimbabwes biggest opposition party, Nelson #Chamisa is seen during an interview with the Associated Press in Harare, Thursday, March, 8, 2018. Chamisa is a charismatic lawyer and trained pastor who seeks to capitaliize on goodwill towards his deceased predecessor and highlight the past of his militarty backed opponent, President Emmerson #Mnangagwa.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi) HARARE – Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa and other principals in the #MDC Alliance have not ruled out boycotting next month’s crucial national elections but for now, they will continue dialogue with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec)…

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Zhuwao Brief: Chamisa Chete Chete!

By Hon. Patrick Zhuwao| Dear General Mutinhiri. I write to you with the utmost respect and gratitude for the sterling contribution that you have made to the great nation of Zimbabwe from the time you joined the armed liberation struggle and became one of its stalwarts at a tender age to the present day where your resignation from the Army-run #ZANU PF on 2nd March 2018 brought into sharp focus the need to reverse the military coup of 15 November 2017 which cast a blemish on our history. My letter…

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Mnangagwa Pumps In US$200 Million To Ease Cash Crisis, Where Did He Get The Money?

By Paul Nyathi| A yet to be verified document addressed to all line Ministries from the Ministry Of Finance indicates that the government will be disbursing over US$200 million into the country’s banking system before the July 30 elections. The document made available to ZimEye.com by highly placed sources within the Ministry claims that the government will be communicating with all financial institutions before end of June on the logistics of the huge financial disbursement. If indeed available the money will go a long way in solving the cash crisis…

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Mnangagwa 100 percent sure of victory otherwise he would not have called elections says Grace Mugabe’s ex-husband

President Emmerson #Mnangagwa briefing the Zimbabwe Business Club in Harare, Zimbabwe on Thursday, January 18 2018. Pic: Waldo Swiegers / Bloomberg President Emmerson Mnangagwa is 100 percent sure of victory in next month’s election otherwise he would have not have the elections, Stanley Goreraza, the former husband of Zimbabwe’s former First Lady Grace #Mugabe, said. “I’ll repeat what I have said many times; Emmerson Mnangagwa will never go for an election without strong assurances from the Intelligence Services that he is without doubt going to definitively win that election,” he…

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Nelson Chamisa snubs Mugabe, Grace

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By Fungi Kwaramba, Mugove Tafirenyika and Andrew Kunambura It has emerged that #MDC Alliance leader #Nelson Chamisa has rebuffed ousted former president #Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace’s overtures for the trio to work together — as the former first family frantically attempts to derail President #Emmerson Mnangagwa’s election bid in next month’s watershed polls, the Daily #News can report. MDC-T president Nelson #Chamisa At the same time, the youthful opposition leader has strongly warned #Mnangagwa to rein in his tough-talking deputy, Constantino Chiwenga, saying the former Defence Forces commander…

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Regional parties speak on presidential aspirants

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By Jeffrey Muvundusi  Over a hundred political parties have registered with the #Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (#Zec) to take part in the much-anticipated plebiscite due end of next month. #Lovemore Moyo However, a record 23 parties in the end successfully fielded presidential candidates. Some of those who didn’t field are regional parties. While veteran politician #Dumiso Dabengwa last week decided in the last minute to drop his presidential ambitions by not filing his papers at the Nomination Court, he surprised many when he revealed he was going to back #MDC Alliance presidential…

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“ZEC Owes Zimbabweans An Apology”: Chamisa

ZEC Chairperson, Justice Priscilla Chigumba By Talent Gondo| The #MDC Alliance has called on the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to apologise to the electorate for failing to deliver on their legal and Constitutional obligation to provide election material especially the national voter’s roll before the announcement of the election date. MDC Alliance Presidential candidate Nelaon #Chamisa’s Chief Elections Agent, Jameson Timba said the ZEC through its Chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba should not instead exhibit its arrogance by saying there is nothing that can stop an election hence disgruntled parties should…

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BREAKING- ICT Minister Announces Huge Reduction In Data Charges

Supa Mandiwanzira By Own Correspondent| Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Minister Supa Mandiwanzira has announced massive reduction on data charges which will become effective on July 1. Mandiwanzira announced that the new threshold charges exclusive of taxes had been reduced from 12, 5 cents per megabyte to 5 cents for out of bundle charges while the USSD threshold from 12,5c per session to 5c that is for Ecocash etc. Addressing a media briefing at Potraz this morning (Wednesday), Mandiwanzira said the reduction aimed at attracting investors and making sure that…

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‘Mnangagwa is planning to assasinate me’ – Chamisa

President Emmerson #Mnangagwa and #MDC Alliance leader Nelson #Chamisa HARARE – As the clock ticks towards next month’s elections, #main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has sensationally claimed that rivals were pulling everything out of their bags of tricks to deny his MDC Alliance victory at the forthcoming polls, including attempts on his life. The MDC Alliance presidential candidate made the claims while addressing party supporters in the resort town of Victoria Falls at the weekend. Chamisa claimed to have gathered intelligence to the effect that President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration has put…

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A tale of two British envoys

The Herald Deborah Bronnert. Does that ring a bell?Bronnert is a British diplomat. Her latest job is the Director-General Economic and Global Issues at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office where she was appointed in April 2017. According to information available, before that she was FCO’s Director-General for Economic and Consular and its Chief Operating Officer from September 2014 to March 2017. Previously, she was the Ambassador to Zimbabwe from 2011 to 2014. That is the connection to us. (Her CV does not look bad, having served in Moscow, Russia and…

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