Mugabe desperate to meet Mnangagwa

DEPOSED President Robert Mugabe is desperate to engage President Emmerson Mnangagwa to ironically correct the illegality that led to his military-led ouster last November. In his first interview since his resignation, Mugabe claimed he was forced out through a military coup and accused Mnangagwa of betraying him. “I don’t hate him (Mnangagwa). I brought him into government. Emmerson is improper where he is. He is illegal,” Mugabe said. “We want to correct this illegality. That he wants to discuss with me. We have to correct this disgrace which was imposed…

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Mnangagwa told to stop harassing Mugabe

Newly formed political outfit, National Patriotic Front has called on Zanu PF to stop rabid attacks directed at ousted former president Robert Mugabe. In a stinging statement, NPF spokesperson Jealous Mawarire said President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration must stop harassing Mugabe who reportedly has rendered his support to the new party led by former Mashonaland East provincial affairs minister Ambrose Mutinhiri. The attacks, according to NPF, “have gone out of control and are now threatening peace and stability in the country.” “The past week has seen outrageous and desperate attacks on…

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Nelson Chamisa knocks at Khuphe’s Bulawayo house

MDC-T deputy president, Thokozani Khupe has reportedly agreed to meet her arch rival and party leader, Nelson Chamisa, to iron out their differences “for the betterment of the party” following an acrimonious fallout that threatened yet another split. This comes a day after Chamisa, who is also MDC Alliance presidential candidate, told supporters at a campaign rally in Dete on Saturday that he was planning to knock on Khupe’s door in Bulawayo yesterday so that they could find each other ahead of this year’s general elections. Khupe’s personal assistant, Witness…

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‘Panic’ as Robert Mugabe appears to back new Zimbabwe opposition

Robert Mugabe was forced to quit when the military briefly took power in November and ZANU-PF lawmakers launched impeachment proceedings against their once beloved leader. Since his dramatic reversal of fortune, he has largely appeared to stay out of public life. Zimbabwe’s ex-leader Robert Mugabe sent shockwaves through the party he dominated for decades when he posed with the retired general who will take on the ruling ZANU-PF in this year’s election. Robert Mugabe grinned broadly in the posed photo, standing beside brigadier general Ambrose Mutinhiri, the leader of Opposition…

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Robert Mugabe sent shockwaves to Zanu PF

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Johannesburg – Zimbabwe’s ex-leader Robert Mugabe sent shockwaves through the party he dominated for decades when he posed with the retired general who will take on the ruling Zanu-PF in this year’s election. Mugabe grinned broadly in the posed photo, standing beside brigadier general Ambrose Mutinhiri, the leader of opposition party the National Patriotic Front (NPF), which hopes to unseat the government in polls expected by August. See the photo below Mutinhiri’s abrupt resignation from Zanu-PF last week followed by his surprise announcement that he would be the presidential candidate…

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Mutinhiri sets the record straight with the Zec

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  Newly-formed National Patriotic Front (NPF) led by former Marondera West Member of Parliament, Ambrose Mutinhiri has officially approached the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec), notifying it of the party’s existence. In a letter addressed to Zec acting chief elections officer, Utloile Silaigwana yesterday, the party, reportedly backed by President Robert Mugabe, notified the electoral body of its formation, while seeking consideration for the commission’s conventions that involve political parties. “This is to notify you that we, the National Patriotic Front are a political party duly established by a constitution adopted…

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Mnangagwa Not Happy With Mugabe’s Behavior

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa says he is not happy with claims in the media that former President Robert Mugabe had a direct hand in the formation of the new political outfit, the National Patriotic Front (NPF) fronted by former Minister of State for Mashonaland East Provincial Affairs, Retired Brigadier General Ambrose Mutinhiri. Just a few days after quitting the ruling Zanu PF party, Mutinhiri was pictured with Ex-President Mugabe at his blue-roof house in Borrowdale, Harare, and the later reportedly endorsed the former before he announced his new party. In response…

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