Mnangagwa takes fight to Mugabe’s house

Former president Robert Mugabe aides at his Borrowdale mansion in Harare were on Wednesday questioned by State security agents who are trying to unravel his political maneuvers that have the effect of destabilizing the ruling Zanu-PF ahead of elections this year. It is reported that four aides were rounded up to an unknown place where they spent the whole day being quizzed before being released. Sources say the agents wanted to gain insights into what has been happening since he resigned from the presidency. Byo24.

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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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$240m upgrade for Beitbridge

    Cabinet has approved the upgrading of Beitbridge Border Post, with talks for a loan of $239 million already underway. Transport and Infrastructure Development minister, Jorum Gumbo confirmed that talks are underway for a loan deal so that the country’s busiest border post could, be upgraded to international standards. “The idea is to ensure we close leakages and improve trade. This project would facilitate improved movement of goods and people,” he said. Gumbo said, already, Cabinet has approved that Zimborders, a local consortium, be the contractor for the project.…

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US seeks out Zim military

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FORMER United States ambassador to Zimbabwe, Charles Ray, has urged Washington to seek ways of accommodating President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s politicised military establishment and help in the re-industrialization of the country in the aftermath of a credible election later this year. In a statement before the Africa Subcommittee of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs last week, regarding the potential for US-Zimbabwe relations in the aftermath of former President Robert Mugabe’s ouster, Ray said the opposition is Zimbabwe was too disjointed to pose a threat to Mnangagwa’s Zanu PF government. Mnangagwa’s…

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Zanu PF demands Mugabe’s US$15 million, Minister wants it paid before elections

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ZANU PF is demanding the release of the US$15m funding promised the Zimunya Marange Community Share Ownership Trust before elections due this year. Top party officials warned that the saga could cost Zanu PF dearly in elections due between July and August this year as there was nothing to show by way of development in local communities despite billions being generated through diamond mining. Former President Robert Mugabe showed off a dummy $15m cheque at the launch of the Trust but later conceded that he had been misled by then…

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“Open For Business Determined By Free Media,” Argues Chinono – But More So Now Before Elections.

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By Wilbert Mukori| Let me start by thanking you brother Hopewell Chinono for the thoughtful articles on Zimbabwe in ZimEye and Nehanda Radio. I hope many Zimbabweans out there will take the time to read and digest them. “Mugabe punched above his weight and with disastrous economic consequences to the country and citizens,” you said in one of the articles. “Our government has been talking politics for far too long. It now needs to talk business, commerce and trade. …. It is only commerce and trade that will see the…

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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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‘It’s foolish to think Mugabe will come back and rule Zimbabwe again’

Harare – Zimbabwean former freedom fighters have reportedly rebuked ex-president Robert Mugabe for criticising the new administration, saying that the nonagenarian “was dreaming” if he believed that he could rule the southern African country again. president Robert Mugabe Mugabe, who was ousted in November last year, reportedly attacked President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his allies over the weekend, saying that they were “wrong” in removing him from power. During a private birthday party at his Harare mansion, the 94-year-old ex-president demanded an apology from Mnangagwa for last year’s military operation that saw his 37-year rule…

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa facing court charges

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The three-year-old Samambwa chieftainship wrangle has taken a new twist with David Samambwa taking President Emmerson Mnangagwa to court challenging the instalment of his rival, Samuel Samambwa, as substantive traditional leader of the area. David, who is claiming the right to the chieftainship on the basis that he was older than the incumbent, also cited Local Government minister July Moyo and registrar-general Tobaiwa Mudede, as co-defendants in the application. Through his lawyer Obert Gutu, David said the chieftainship should be handed to him based on official birth records kept at…

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Tsvangirai’s second book to be published soon

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The late MDC-T President Morgan Tsvangirai’s second book which chronicles his numerous battles in opposition politics under then President Robert Mugabe’s abusive rule is set to be published soon. Tsvangirai’s new book, “Service and Sacrifice”, is to be published soon, according to @luke_tambo. Tsvangirai’s first book was “At the Deep End” in 2011. — Zim Media Review (@ZimMediaReview) February 22, 2018 Tsvangirai revealed that he was writing his second book in his New Year’s message this year (2018). “You, the people have travelled with me a journey that had its…

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