Zimbabwe’s VPs take orders from ‘De Facto Zanu PF & Gvt Leader’, Grace Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s VPs  take orders  from ‘De Facto Zanu PF & Gvt Leader’, Grace Mugabe

First Lady Grace Mugabe has now taken charge of both Zanu-PF and government following disclosures that the two Vice Presidents Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phekezela Mphoko take instructions from her, observers have said. Opposition parties and analysts said Grace’s remarks in Kadoma all but confirmed that she was now the de facto leader of both Zanu-PF and government. They urged President Robert Mugabe to resign as he was no longer in control. Source: newsday

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Human Rights Commission Finds, Archaic Bucket Toilets At Chikurubi Prison

Human Rights Commission  Finds, Archaic Bucket Toilets At Chikurubi Prison

THE Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) has said it was shocked to note that inmates at Chikurubi Maximum Prison are using the buckets to relieve themselves in their cells. “The commission was disturbed to hear and not that most cells had no toilets and inmates resorted to the use of buckets,” said ZHRC chairperson Elasto Mugwadi. “The bucket system is supposed to be considered archaic   in a developed and civilized society as our country.” Mugwadi made…

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Grace Loses As Mnangagwa Declares ‘Gvt Does Not Operate On Media Whims’, Tomana stays!’

Grace Loses As Mnangagwa Declares  ‘Gvt Does Not Operate On Media Whims’, Tomana stays!’

VICE-PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa who was present when First Lady Grace Mugabe attacked Johannes Tomana over comments he made on young girls, says people should not take things at “face value”, adding the prosecutor general was “going no-where”. Tomana is in the eye of a storm over comments he reportedly made on the legal position relating to age of sexual consent. President Robert Mugabe’s wife, after weeks away from the glare of the public, reportedly seeking…

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‘Mugabe Never Presided Over Massacre, Not A Tyrrant, or to Blame for Zim Problems’ -Malema

‘Mugabe Never Presided Over Massacre, Not A Tyrrant, or to Blame for Zim Problems’ -Malema

The problems in Zimbabwe are not caused by its long-serving President Robert Mugabe but by “capital”, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leaderRober said on Thursday. “President Mugabe is the only leader who knows for the real change to come, Africans will have to go through the necessary pain, exactly what Zimbabweans are going through now,” he told reporters in Johannesburg when asked about his relationship with Mugabe. “We don’t see what’s happening in Zimbabwe as anarchy. We…

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Zimbabwe , To Send , Investigators To Probe, Lesotho’s Lt-Gen Mahao’s Death

Zimbabwe , To Send ,  Investigators To Probe, Lesotho’s Lt-Gen Mahao’s Death

  LESOTHO’s prime minister, Pakalitha Mosisili, will meet members of the South African Development Community (SADC) Double Troika on Friday. This follows South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s visit this week to the troubled mountain kingdom after being dispatched there by President Jacob Zuma‚ the chairman of SADC’s peace and security organ. The SA Presidency said Mr Zuma had “become more concerned about the apparent explosive security situation” there following the “flight of the three…

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Bhasikiti’s Application Fatally Defective: Grounds Of Review & Relief Sought Not Stated!

Bhasikiti’s Application Fatally Defective:  Grounds Of Review &  Relief Sought Not Stated!

The Electoral Court has reserved its ruling over the application by ousted Zanu-PF Masvingo Provincial Chairman, Kudakwashe Bhasikiti Chuma challenging his expulsion from the ruling party. Advocate Terrence Hussein argued that Bhasikiti had no right to be heard as he was in breach of rule 18 of the High Court which requires that any person who seeks to sue the President must get leave from the High Court before he does so to avoid frivolous…

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Gun Violence With Influx Of Unregistered Cooperatives Displaying Zanu-PF & ZIM Flags

Gun Violence With Influx Of  Unregistered Cooperatives Displaying Zanu-PF & ZIM Flags

Clashes between housing cooperatives in Harare South and Ruwa have continued unabated with the latest clashes resulting in members of the Solomon Mujuru and Shingiriro housing cooperatives clashing in a log fight resulting in a shooting which left a dog dead. According to the ZRP National Spokesperson, Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba, members of Ruwa’s Solomon Mujuru Housing Cooperative led by Cde Oswell Gwanzura and Cde Petronella Kagonye aligned Shingiriro Housing Cooperative this Thursday morning,…

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‘Saviour Kasukuwere Faces Arrest As Zanu-PF Hawks Feel Threatened By Him’

‘Saviour Kasukuwere Faces Arrest As Zanu-PF Hawks  Feel Threatened By Him’

It is understood that Mayor Justice Wadyajena, the chairman of the Parliamentary Porfolio Committee on Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment is under pressure from Zanu-PF hawks that feel threatened by Saviour Kasukuwere.According to sources they want him investigated for his role in the Community Share Ownership Scheme with a view of causing his arrest.The committee has since asked Kasukuwere to appear before them and answer questions on how the Marange-Zimunya Community Share Ownership Scheme was…

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Dabengwa reveals ‘Rhodesian Air Force Plot To Blow Up Joshua Nkomo’s Plane’

Dabengwa reveals ‘Rhodesian Air Force Plot To Blow Up Joshua Nkomo’s Plane’

THE late Vice President Joshua Nkomo could have never seen independent Zimbabwe in 1980 had a plot to gun down his plane by the Rhodesian Air Force succeeded in 1979. VP Nkomo who died on this day 16 years ago was at the time travelling back to Zambia from a meeting in Maputo, Mozambique when the Rhodesian forces hatched a plan to intercept and shoot down the Zambian military plane he was travelling on. This…

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Harare Mayor, Bernard Manyenyeni announces Town Clerk ‘ Tendai Mahachi’s, suspension

Harare Mayor, Bernard Manyenyeni announces Town Clerk  ‘ Tendai Mahachi’s, suspension

Harare Town Clerk, Dr Tendai Mahachi has been suspended indefinitely. Harare Mayor, Bernard Manyenyeni made the shocking announcement while concluding a full council meeting this evening, citing what he described as unresolved issues. Councillors were as equally shocked with the decision. Deputy Mayor, Councillor Thomas Muzuva said they were never consulted on the matter. After some probing from the media, Mayor Manyenyeni revealed that the indefinite suspension is to pave way for the succession issue…

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