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BREAKING: Mnangagwa retires Mariyawanda Nzuwah

CIVIL Service Commission (CSC) chairman, Mariyawanda Nzuwah has reportedly been retired after reaching the pensionable age of 65, NewsDay reported. Nzuwah was served with his retirement letter from the Office of the President last Friday and immediately replaced by his deputy, Mary Margaret Muchada in an acting capacity. Presidential spokesperson, George Charamba yesterday declined to comment on the issue and referred questions to chief secretary to the President and Cabinet Misheck Sibanda, who was not reachable. “I am not aware, and in any case, I cannot comment about my employer,”…

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George Charamba inculpated over Gukurahundi remarks

OPPOSITION political parties and civic groups have hit out at presidential spokesperson George Charamba for “absolving” President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s of any blame in the Gukurahundi massacres. They argued the timing of Charamba’s claims was suspicious as it came when the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) has just begun consultative meetings on Gukurahundi and other past human rights violations. Charamba, in an opinion piece published in a local weekly, said Mnangagwa was then “just a ministerial minion” with no capacity to commandeer the army to conduct the atrocities, but opposition…

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Mnangagwa off to DRC as his diplomatic blitz continues

HARARE: President Emmerson Mnangagwa was due to leave for the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Tuesday to meet counterpart Joseph Kabila. The tripcotinues a diplomatic mission in the region to apprise leaders of political developments back home. Presidential spokesperson George Charamba said, besides the courtesy call, the two leaders would discuss bilateral issues. “It is a continuation of courtesy calls to the SADC (Southern African Development Community) region. We have been to South Africa, Angola, Namibia, Mozambique and Zambia. Now we are off to DR Congo as part of…

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How ‘ Tsvangirai changed Zanu-PF politics’: Charamba

The late MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai nudged Zanu-PF’s centralised philosophy of national governance to that of an open democracy, a senior official has said. Secretary for Media, Information and Broadcasting Services and Presidential spokesperson Mr George Charamba also said the death of Mr Morgan Tsvangirai was a great loss to the nation. He was speaking to Zimpapers Television Network at Mr Tsvangirai’s burial in Humanikwa Village, Buhera, last week. Watch video…https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOyMhQwDhxs “Mr Morgan Tsvangirai death is great loss to Zimbabwe, not only in the sense of his political role, but also…

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Migrate from old way of doing business, ambassadors told

The President Cde Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa has implored Zimbabwe’s ambassadors abroad to send a uniform, unwavering and unequivocal voice that Zimbabwe is open for business. Addressing the country’s heads of missions at a reception at State House in Harare this afternoon, the President urged the ambassadors to migrate from the old way of doing business where some missions fail to submit reports of their activities in the foreign country from January to December. The 41 representatives of Zimbabwe abroad came together to hear from the President Cde Mnangagwa after spending…

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

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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Mnangagwa in crisis of expectations

By Gift Phiri President Emmerson Mnangagwa staked his political fate on a promise to revive the economy, and his failure to turn around the country’s finances so far is beginning to attract scorn from long-suffering Zimbabweans. President Emmerson Mnangagwa In a glum radio interview, Mnangagwa’s spokesperson George Charamba has for the first time acknowledged the promise to turnaround the economy in 100 days was pie in the sky. Charamba said government has plucked from the omnipotent office of the United States President a management concept called 100 days to plant…

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Zimbabwe aide: I feared Robert Mugabe lynching

Last updated Jan 16, 2018 45,889 0 An aide to Zimbabwe’s former president, Robert Mugabe, has said he feared civilians could “drag out and lynch” the leader in a “Libyan scenario”. Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono, Catholic Priest Father Fidelis Mukonori seen here with Robert Mugabe and Grace Mugabe who are seated. During Mr Mugabe’s last week in office, he was under house arrest as the military staged a takeover which would eventually oust him. “I started visualising an image of Muammar Gaddafi,” Mr Mugabe’s former spokesman George…

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Charamba says total economic turnaround unachievable in 100 days

Presidential spokesperson Mr George Charamba has said total economic turnaround is not achievable in 100 days due to the state of the economy but President Emmerson Mnangagwa was doing everything within his powers to turn-around the fortunes of the country. Permanent Secretary for Information, Media and Broadcasting Services George Charamba addresses members of the media about the ZImbabwe Digital Broadcasting Migration Project in Bulawayo Mr Charamba said Government needs time for reforms that have been put in place to start bearing fruit and any other expectation is likely to result…

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