Mugabe Final SADC Speech, Attacked South Africa’s ‘Whites’ &Reminded Khama Of Strained Relations

Mugabe Final SADC Speech, Attacked South Africa’s ‘Whites’ &Reminded Khama Of Strained Relations

President Robert Mugabe yesterday used his farewell speech, as outgoing chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (Sadc), to remind his successor, Botswana’s President Ian Khama, that relations between their two countries – now rather strained – were once close. He also used the podium at the opening of the annual Sadc summit in the Botswana capital yesterday to take another stab at South Africa’s white population. – Speaking at the International Convention Centre in…

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Biti Says Grace Has Virtually Taken Over Zimbabwe Reigns And Mnangagwa Could Be In Trouble

Biti Says Grace Has Virtually Taken Over Zimbabwe Reigns And Mnangagwa Could Be In Trouble

FORMER Finance minister and MDC-Renewal president designate Tendai Biti believes First Lady Grace Mugabe is effectively in charge of government affairs. Biti told NewZimbabwe.com in an interview that Grace is now marshalling key people within the ruling party to upstage Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa who is widely viewed as President Robert Mugabe’s heir apparent. “That woman (Grace) is the defacto leader of government. When she tells people that Mnangagwa and his compatriot Phelekezela Mphoko take notes…

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Tsvangirai, Swiftly Sends Team To Lobby Khama To Re-establish & Pile Pressure On Mugabe’s Regime

Tsvangirai, Swiftly Sends Team To Lobby  Khama To Re-establish & Pile Pressure On Mugabe’s Regime

FORMER Prime Minister and MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has wasted no time in taking advantage of the annual changeover of Sadc’s rotating chairmanship, with a team already in Botswana to lobby the neighbouring country’s leader Ian Khama. Khama is taking over as chairperson following the expiry of President Robert Mugabe’s tenure this week. The Sadc 35th annual summit begins Monday in Gaborone. Impeccable sources told NewZimbabwe.com that Tsvangirai sent a team led by his chief-of…

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Madhuku’s NCA Finds Mugabe’s Proposed Labour Laws Spot On

Madhuku’s NCA Finds Mugabe’s Proposed Labour Laws Spot On

THE NCA has come out in support of government’s proposed labour law amendment which comes after the controversial Supreme Court ruling which has triggered mass job losses country wide. The party led by constitutional law expert Lovemore Madhuku said the amendments that are likely to be rushed through Parliament to stem the tide of dismissals that have hit both the private and public sector must be supported in their entirety. “The NCA party wishes to…

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Mugabe Payout Of Mujuru’s Exit Package Exposes Grace’s Ignorance Of State Architecture & Rule Of Law

Mugabe Payout  Of Mujuru’s Exit Package Exposes Grace’s Ignorance Of State Architecture & Rule Of Law

President Robert Mugabe’s payout to former Vice President Joice Mujuru has exposed his wife’s lack of understanding of State architecture and rule of law, analysts say. On Friday, through the government gazette, Mugabe set out Mujuru’s exit package despite utterances and suggestions by the First Lady a day earlier in Binga that the respected liberation war icon would go empty handed. “Grace is not a government minister or official. Her outburst on Mujuru shows her…

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CHINA IN VOLTE-FACE ON FUNDING MUGABE’S ZIMASSET TO BUY TIME TO LOOT

CHINA IN VOLTE-FACE ON FUNDING MUGABE’S ZIMASSET TO BUY TIME TO LOOT

  Ever since Mugabe launched his ZimAsset economic recovery plan as part of his 2013 Zanu PF elections manifesto he has struggled to get donors to finance the plan. Ever since the party successfully rigged the July 2013 national elections Zanu PF has been on a charm offensive to re-engage the West to get them to fund his plan but to no avail. Mugabe has begged and grovelled to the Chinese but they too have…

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Former Zanu PF Stalwart & Masvingo Provincial Affairs Minister Bhasikiti Urges Voters ToEject Mugabe

Former Zanu PF Stalwart & Masvingo Provincial Affairs Minister Bhasikiti Urges Voters ToEject Mugabe

Former Zanu PF stalwart and Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Kudakwashe Bhasikiti has not given up his fight against government’s “misrule” and has urged youths to register as voters and vote out President Robert Mugabe’s regime in the 2018 elections. Bhasikiti was kicked out of government and ruling party structures this year alongside over 100 former Zanu PF officials linked to ex-Vice-President Joice Mujuru’s alleged plot to unseat Mugabe. The Constitutional Court last week dismissed his…

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Tsvangirai Accuses Mugabe And Zanu PF Of Forcing Zimbabwe , Down Onto “Its Knees”

Tsvangirai Accuses  Mugabe And Zanu PF  Of Forcing Zimbabwe , Down Onto “Its Knees”

Morgan Tsvangirai has once again accused President Robert Mugabe and Zanu PF of forcing the country to “its knees” through their misrule and being oblivious to the suffering of Zimbabweans. He repeated this as he called on SADC to intervene in Zimbabwe’s political and economic crisis. Tsvangirai is calling for electoral reforms among other things. – Source: dailynews

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Suspicious Mujuru Terminal Benefits, Calculated To Monitor And Curtail Attempts To Join Opposition Politics

Suspicious Mujuru Terminal Benefits, Calculated To Monitor And Curtail Attempts To Join Opposition Politics

The Presidential Pension and Retirement Benefits published in statutory instrument 86 of 2015 gazetted on August 7 says Mujuru will enjoy several benefits including personal security, medical aid, travel allowances, and domestic workers paid for by the State, including  two drivers, a private secretary, a close security unit officer, two aide de camp officers and use of a Mercedes Benz motor vehicle and a colour TV. – Source-newsday

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Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) To Recruit More Police Officers

Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP)  To Recruit More Police Officers

The Zimbabwe Republic Police is set to recruit more officers to enable it provide an effective service to the public. Speaking at the launch of the Client Service Charter in Harare recently, Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri said the force was working to create a crime-free society. “We wish to increase the number of police persons so that everyone in any corner of Zimbabwe will not spend two hours trying to find a policeman and fail…

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