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Robert Mugabe says he list expected the coup from Chiwenga

Former president Robert Mugabe has said that he never thought that former Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces and current Vice- President, General (Retired) Constantino Chiwenga would ever rise against him. Mugabe said that he honestly believed that the military generals, also called the Command Element, had been educated enough to know the perils of launching a military takeover. Speaking to various media houses, including the Zimbabwe Independent, on the events of the November Military Takeover, Mugabe said, I didn’t think that commander retired General Constantino Chiwenga would do that.…

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“It Was A Bloody Coup”: Mugabe Says Army Cracked skulls and Kidnapped CIOs

Speaking to journalists at his Blue Roof residence in Borrowdale in Harare, Zimbabwe’s former Head of State Robert Mugabe claimed the military intervention in November last year was a bloody coup. Mugabe said members of the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) were bashed by members of the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA). He said some members of the CIO are missing to this day, suggesting that the army abducted them. Said Mugabe: The army made sure that the other organs of State were neutralized. Completely neutralized. They neutralized the Central Intelligence Organisation.…

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Chipanga granted independence to farm

HARARE – Ex-Zanu PF youth leader Kudzanai Chipanga will be allowed to tend to his farm business in Makoni in Manicaland as he waits trial for slandering Vice President Constantino Chiwenga at a press conference last year. Yesterday, Harare magistrate Tilda Mazhande altered bail conditions which his legal team said were “too stringent.” Chipanga, who is out on $500 bail, has been reporting twice a day at Borrowdale Police Station. Through his lawyer Lovemore Madhuku, he asked to have his reporting conditions revised to once a week. Prosecutor Edmore Nyazamba…

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JUST IN: Pres ED meets Russian Foreign Minister

President Emmerson Mnangagwa meets Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (second from left right) with Vice President Constantino Chiwenga in attendance The visiting Russian Foreign Minister Mr Sergey Lavrov is meeting with President Emmerson Mnangagwa at Munhumutapa offices in Harare today. The veteran Russian politician is in Africa at the same time as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson makes his maiden visit to the continent. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made a stopover in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Wednesday during a week-long Africa tour which also includes visits to Angola, Namibia,…

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Chamisa thanks ‘alternative govt’

  MDC-T president, Nelson Chamisa yesterday commended the government for “properly” handling the funeral of his predecessor, the late Morgan Tsvangirai. Chamisa made the remarks in Parliament, where he described himself as “the anointed successor” and labelled Zanu PF as the alternative government to the MDC-T, attracting jeers from ruling party MPs. “The death of the former Prime Minister and MDC-T leader happened suddenly and the manner in which it was handled by the alternative government to the MDC-T, which I am now leading was done well,” he said. “I…

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Nelson Chamisa threatens to pull out of 2018 presidential elections

MDC-T president and MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has threatened to pull out of this year’s presidential election if Zanu PF’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa fails to implement electoral reforms demanded by the opposition. Chamisa yesterday told thousands of MDC Alliance supporters at Chinhoyi’s Gadzema Stadium that he would not agree to be railroaded into an election without the necessary reforms to ensure a level playing field for all the parties. “MDC will not go into elections before electoral reforms. We are getting briefs from intelligence officers who are telling us…

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VP Chiwenga assures investors

Vice President General Constantino Chiwenga (Retired) has said the forthcoming harmonised elections should not affect the decision-making of investors, as Government will ensure that they are held in a peaceful environment in line with Sadc and African Union guidelines.Zimbabwean is now open for business says Constantino Chiwenga Source: The Herald

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Mining critical to development: AP Chiwenga

Acting President Retired General Constantino Chiwenga says the mining sector remains critical to the economic development of the country. Officially opening the Zimbabwe Mining Investment Conference 2018 in the capital, Retired General Constantino Chiwenga  said with over 40 minerals the mining sector remains one of the country’s highest foreign currency earners.  “The conference explores the various […] Source: ZBC

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JUST IN: President leaves for DRC

PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has left the country for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to meet his counterpart President Joseph Kabila as he resumes his courtesy calls on fellow Heads of State and Government in the region to apprise them of political developments in Zimbabwe.   Presidential spokesperson, George Charamba, yesterday Mnangagwa will also discuss bilateral relations. Said Charamba: It is a continuation of courtesy calls to the Sadc region. We have been to South Africa, Angola, Namibia, Mozambique and Zambia, now we are off to DRC as part of the courtesy…

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Farmers import livestock worth $8,4 million

Ishemunyoro Chingwere Business Reporter LOCAL farmers have spent $8,4 million importing livestock breeding stock over the last three years as part of efforts to improve breeding efficiency which has plunged over the years, statics availed to this publication by Government’s statistical agency ZimStat have shown. The imports saw cattle accounting for 74 percent of the total bill after farmers brought in live cattle worthy just over $6,2 million in the period from January 2015 to November 2017. The statistics also show that of the total live cattle bill, 73 percent…

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