Zimbabwe VP pledges ‘free and fair’ election in 2018

Zimbabwe VP pledges ‘free and fair’ election in 2018

Johannesburg – Zimbabwe’s Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday pledged that next year’s elections will be peaceful, “free and fair” despite opposition concerns about electoral interference. Speaking on the sidelines of a conference aimed at courting South African investors, Mnangagwa...
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Courageous’ minister ‘lauded for telling Mugabe to name successor’

Courageous’ minister ‘lauded for telling Mugabe to name successor’

Harare – Zimbabwe’s ex-freedom fighters have reportedly lauded “courageous” Minister of War Veterans Tshinga Dube for openly telling President Robert Mugabe, 93, to name his successor. Tshinga recently urged Mugabe to name or groom his succ...
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Man jailed after ‘barging’ into Mugabe security briefing

Man jailed after ‘barging’ into Mugabe security briefing

Harare – A Zimbabwean man, 29, who posed as a secret agent where top security officials were holding a briefing before President Robert Mugabe’s recent rally in Mutare, has been jailed for two months, a report says. According to New...
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Mujuru wants bigger coalition

Mujuru wants bigger coalition

Former vice-president Joice Mujuru yesterday vowed to reach out to other opposition parties, even little known ones, for a coalition that will face Zanu PF in next year’s elections. BY OBEY MANAYITI Mujuru signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with...
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MDC-T, Zanu-PF clash at Nyau dance festival

MDC-T, Zanu-PF clash at Nyau dance festival

Seven Zanu-PF members in Chitungwiza on Wednesday appeared in court for allegedly attacking MDC-T activists during a Nyau dance festival last Saturday near Unit N Police Station. The group is also accused of stoning a house belonging to 70-year-old Mrs...
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Presidium to decide ‘Tyson’s fate

Presidium to decide ‘Tyson’s fate

Harare Bureau The Zanu-PF Presidium will make a determination on the fate of national political commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere following yesterday’s Politburo meeting which discussed a report submitted by the ad-hoc probe committee. Speaking after the extr...
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Instead of elections, help Mugabe write a book – Ex-Zimbabwe Vice PM

Instead of elections, help Mugabe write a book – Ex-Zimbabwe Vice PM

Former Zimbabwean Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara has challenged ruling Zanu-PF party factions to help President Robert Mugabe write an autobiography instead of contest in elections if they truly love him. The 51-year-old professor made this statement o...
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Chief Justice appointment Bill causes stir in Parly

Chief Justice appointment Bill causes stir in Parly

ZANU PF yesterday used its majority in the National Assembly to railroad the passage of the controversial Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No 1) Bill, despite spirited attempts by the opposition to stop the process. by VENERANDA LANGA Members of the...
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MDC-T cries foul over new Zec requirements

MDC-T cries foul over new Zec requirements

THE Morgan Tsvangirai-led opposition MDC-T party has cried foul over the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec)’s new requirements for prospective voters to provide proof of residence before their names are captured on the new voters’ roll. BY BLESSED MHLANGA...
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Mbeki: Zimbabweans not SA can tell Mugabe to go

Mbeki: Zimbabweans not SA can tell Mugabe to go

Johannesburg – Former president Thabo Mbeki has reportedly said that South Africans must “stay clear” of criticising Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, adding that the veteran leader should only be “shown the door” by his own people....
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