Russian FM Mr Sergey Lavrov jets in with special message

Russian Foreign Minister Mr Sergey Lavrov arrived in the country last night to deliver a special message to President Mnangagwa from President Vladimir Putin. Sergey Lavrov Zimbabwe and Russia enjoy warm bilateral relations dating back to the days of the liberation struggle. Mr Sergey Lavrov is expected to meet President Mnangagwa this morning and thereafter hold a meeting with Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Lieutenant-General Dr Sibusiso Moyo (Retired). He is also expected to sign a cooperative agreement and meet the business community in the country. Mr Sergey Lavrov…

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Major blow for Mugabe

Major blow for Mugabe In a major blow to former president Robert Mugabe and his followers, it has emerged that the high-level African Union (AU) mission that met with him at his palatial Borrowdale mansion last week did not take him seriously Major blow for Mugabe when he moaned to them that he was being ill-treated by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration. The post Major blow for Mugabe appeared first on Nehanda Radio. Source: Nehanda Radio

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Mnangagwa says upcoming elections must be free and fair “in tribute to” Tsvangirai

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On Feb 16, 2018 15,545 10 By Farai Mutsaka | AP | Zimbabwe’s president on Thursday expressed condolences over the death of longtime opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai and said upcoming elections must be free and fair “in tribute to him.” President Emmerson Mnangagwa Tsvangirai, who was the boldest opponent to longtime leader Robert Mugabe, died Wednesday in a Johannesburg hospital at age 65 after a long battle with cancer. His death leaves Zimbabwe’s opposition in disarray with the first post-Mugabe elections approaching. Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change party met Thursday…

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The Zhuwao Brief Reloaded – Article 07 (ZBR07) – Emmerson’s lack of leadership

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Since the emergence of the New Patriotic Front on the public domain last week, I have been inundated by messages from patriotic Zimbabweans from all political persuasions. The one theme that has been common across all the messages has been the deficiency of leadership displayed by Emmerson Mnangagwa. The most insightful of these messages have come from Mashonaland Central province in the wake of Emmerson’s disastrous trip there on Wednesday 7th February 2018. The people of Mashonaland Central raise several fundamental issues about Emmerson’s visit that all point to a…

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Jealousy Mawarire – Mnangagwa’s Davos jaunt: Much ado about nothing  

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By Jealousy Mawarire Apart from the sycophantic excitement generated through the state media over President  Emmerson Mnangagwa’s maiden European trip which took him to Davos, Switzerland, the trip was much ado about nothing. President Emmerson Mnangagwa (right) seen here with lawyer Petina Gappah The fundamental reason for the spectacular failure of the trip is the legitimacy crisis facing the coup government which fronted the attempted sale of our country’s resources in the vain attempt at buying the elusive international approval for the junta running state affairs in Harare. President Mnangagwa was…

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Zimbabwe should press on with fair land reform – Britain

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By MacDonald Dzirutwe | Reuters | Zimbabwe should press on with transparent and fair land reform, Britain said on Friday, as Harare’s new leaders look to overhaul policies that evicted thousands of white farmers without compensation. President Emmerson Mnangagwa welcomes British Minister of State for Africa Harriet Baldwin at his Munhumutapa offices in Harare. — (Picture by John Manzongo) Under former president Robert Mugabe, authorities carried out often violent seizures of white-owned farms in a bid to address what they called injustices during British colonial rule. But new President Emmerson…

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‘Gukurahundi is Mugabe’s baby’

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa should not apologise for the Gukurahundi massacres because that is not his ‘‘baby’’ but that of his former boss, Robert Mugabe, analysts contend although others feel he lost a golden chance to apologise on behalf of his Zanu PF party. The sentiments were raised after Mnangagwa’s interview with the international media during the just-ended World Economic Forum in Davos where he was repeatedly asked to apologise for the massacres. In response, the president had said he had put together a Commission to look into the Gukurahundi issue…

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Mnangagwa to review Cabinet performance

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa will next week review his ministers’ work since appointment late last year. Ministers are undergoing e-governance and rapid results training ahead of the review that will focus on attainment of targets each of them put forward in December 2017. The project-oriented targets have a 100-day time-line and fall under the ambit of President Mnangagwa’s vision of speedy economic turnaround. The Transport and Infrastructure Development Ministry, for instance, aims to — among other targets — kickstart dualisation of the Chirundu-Harare-Beitbridge-Chirundu Highway and the US$400 million recapitalisation of the…

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Breaking News: Chief CIO killed by Chiwenga and Mnangagwa

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Disgraced former ZANU PF spin doctor has launched a rabid attack on President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, alleging they duo had sanctioned the killing of Peter Munetsi. Peter Munetsi was the Head of the dreaded Central Intelligence Organization, the country’s spy agency. Moyo alleged that Munetsi is one of many who were killed during the ‘Coup’ (Operation Restore Legacy). He further sensationally claimed that many were tortured, raped and displaced. Professor Moyo who is on a self imposed exile took to the micro-blogging site Twitter posting: Where…

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ED accused of bribing chiefs

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By Gift Phiri Zimbabwe’s main opposition party along with rights groups have accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa of bribing chiefs with cars in exchange for votes. 48 chiefs from eight provinces were given Isuzu twin cab vehicles from the first batch of the 52 cars. This comes after Mnangagwa splurged a fortune on 52 brand new double cab cars for traditional leaders, in a move that has been roundly condemned as “sickening vote-buying” by Zanu PF ahead of the watershed polls — and not withstanding other more urgent needs. Mnangagwa and…

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