‘Mugabe Is Unmoved By Obama Snub’-Mugabe’s spokesperson ‘George Charamba’

‘Mugabe Is Unmoved  By Obama Snub’-Mugabe’s spokesperson ‘George Charamba’

President Robert Mugabe’s spokesperson has reportedly described President Barack Obama’s visit to the African Union (AU) headquarters as “just a visit by another visitor”. George Charamba said this after Mugabe, who is the current AU chairperson was excluded from meeting Obama during his visit at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Tuesday. Mugabe also chairs the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Charamba said Mugabe was “unmoved” by Obama’s visit to the AU headquarters,…

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Gvt ‘To Suspend EU re-engagement & Cease Opposition Funding Over ‘MDC T /EU Block Alliance’

Gvt  ‘To Suspend EU re-engagement & Cease Opposition Funding Over ‘MDC T /EU Block Alliance’

A visit to Europe by top opposition MDC-T officials appears to have put some noses in the Zanu PF administration out of joint. Information ministry secretary George Charamba who also doubles as President Robert Mugabe’s spokesperson told the state media that Harare could suspend re-engagement with the European Union (EU) over the bloc’s alliance with the MDC-T. In addition, Charamba also warned that the government would scrap State funding of political parties if the MDC-T continued…

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Obama Urges African Union “Nobody Should Be President For Life”

Obama Urges  African Union  “Nobody Should Be President For Life”

Judging by the applause at the African Union headquarters, Barack Obama hit a chord when he took aim at the continent’s ‘Big Men’, telling them they should quit when their time was up – especially since most have the cash to retire comfortably. In joining African reformists who demand term limits be observed, the U.S. president was lining up squarely against entrenched leaders from Congo Republic to Rwanda and Burundi who are intent on extending their…

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‘Obama Becomes First US Leader To Address African Union’-Surprise-Mugabe A.W.O.L!

‘Obama Becomes First US Leader To Address African Union’-Surprise-Mugabe  A.W.O.L!

US President Barack Obama is addressing the African Union (AU) in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, on the last day of his trip to East Africa. He is the first US leader to deliver a speech at the 54-member body, with security and action against terrorism likely to dominate the agenda. Welcoming him, AU commission head Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said that “we claim you as one of our own”. This AU address marks the climax of Mr…

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Shock Ruling:-‘Supreme Court Gives Employers Right To Withdraw Allowances & Benefits’

Shock Ruling:-‘Supreme Court Gives  Employers  Right To Withdraw  Allowances & Benefits’

THE Supreme Court of Zimbabwe has made another landmark labour ruling giving employers the right to withdraw employees’ allowances and benefits saying these were not a right or entitlement. This comes barely 14 days after the same court gave the employer the right to terminate workers’ contracts and offload them at three months’ notice without having to pay retrenchment packages. In a judgment delivered at the Supreme Court, in a matter involving the National Railways…

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Renewal Democrats Of Zimbabwe (RDZ) Leader, Elton Mangoma Rules Out Mutasa/Mujuru

Renewal Democrats Of Zimbabwe (RDZ) Leader, Elton Mangoma Rules Out  Mutasa/Mujuru

Mutare:The newly formed Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe (RDZ) leader, Elton Mangoma, has ruled out any possibility of joining forces with politicians who were sacked by Zanu PF, saying their hands were dripping with blood. Mangoma, who formed his party after a fall out with ex- finance minister Tendai Biti in their MDC Renewal project, said the likes of former Vice President Joice Mujuru and former Zanu PF National Secretary for Administration Didymus Mutasa have blood…

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Ousted Zanu PF Webster Shamu, Enrolls For Masters At Midlands State University

Ousted Zanu PF Webster Shamu, Enrolls For Masters At Midlands State University

Former information minister and Zanu PF MP for Chegutu East Webster Shamu has gone back to school as his political career dwindles. Shamu, the former powerful political commissar and cabinet minister for years, has enrolled at Midlands State University for a masters degree in marketing, probably to improve his curriculum vitae. On Saturday, Shamu was at MSU for orientation with other post-graduate students and this means he may miss a number of parliamentary sessions this…

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Chinamasa Denies That Government Agenda Is To Underdevelop Matebeleland

FINANCE Minister Patrick Chinamasa has distanced the Zanu PF led government from the perennially sorry state of Matebeleland provinces, insisting lack of development in the vast area had all to do with the country’s erstwhile white rulers. Chinamasa was speaking in Parliament last week after opposition MDC MPs challenged him to explain why the country’s western region continued to lag behind in terms of development. First to challenge the minister was Magwegwe MP, Anele Ndebele…

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‘Short Of Me, There Would Be No Foot ball To Talk About In Zimbabwe’-Cuthbert Dube

‘Short Of Me, There Would Be No Foot ball To Talk About In Zimbabwe’-Cuthbert Dube

ZIFA president Cuthbert Dube has bragged about his leadership credentials, saying had he not been around there would be no football to talk about in Zimbabwe. Dube said this at the weekend after he survived the chop from councillors who failed to put the issue of his removal on the agenda. A total of 43 councillors from 51 voted for the October extra-ordinary meeting where the issue of revoking the president’s mandate will be the main agenda. The…

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MDC-T Abandons ‘No reforms No Elections’ Strategy , And Re-engages The West -Mwonzora

MDC-T  Abandons ‘No reforms No Elections’ Strategy , And  Re-engages The West -Mwonzora

THE MDC-T says it has abandoned its no reforms no elections strategy with  secretary general Douglas Mwonzora revealing that he will this week lead a party delegation to Europe where they are expected to brief western governments and party supporters on the country’s state of affairs ahead of the 2018 elections. Mwonzora told NewZimbabwe.com at the weekend that his delegation will, among other countries, visit England, Norway and Australia. “The four day visit has been…

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