‘ Mugabe Always Demonstrates Probity & Many Countries Envy His Leadership Qualities’-Grace

‘ Mugabe Always Demonstrates Probity & Many Countries Envy His Leadership Qualities’-Grace

First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe yesterday warned corrupt elements and factional elements in Zanu-PF to desist from their destructive behaviour, saying people with guts like her will never stop whistle-blowing. Addressing thousands of people, mainly women and youths at Murombedzi Growth Point, the Zanu-PF Women’s League boss said some people thought being given ministerial positions meant lining their pockets. She said such elements would be deposed the same way that happened to the former Vice President…

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MDC-T Makoni North, Defy Police Ban, To Stage Demonstration Against Zanu PF Misrule.

MDC-T Makoni North, Defy Police Ban, To Stage  Demonstration  Against Zanu PF Misrule.

MAIN opposition party MDC-T supporters in Chiendambuya, Makoni North, yesterday defied a police ban and went ahead with their unsanctioned demonstration against Zanu PF government’s alleged misrule. Police had on Thursday ordered aspiring MP in the constituency David Tekeshe to call off the demonstrations. However, more than 200 placard-waving supporters marched at Chiendambuya Growth Point as they demanded the resignation of President of Robert Mugabe, accusing him of mismanaging the economy. The demonstrations went on…

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Give Us Money, To Clear Debt Catch Up With Rest Of Globe’-Chinamasa To World Bank

Give Us Money, To Clear Debt Catch Up With Rest Of Globe’-Chinamasa To World Bank

Finance and Economic Development minister Patrick Chinamasa has pleaded for a cash bailout from the World Bank to enable Harare to clear its debts and catch up with the rest of the world.Zimbabwe has an external debt of over $8,4 billion which has hamstrung the country from accessing lines of credit from multilateral and bilateral financial institutions. Speaking at the opening ceremony of new World Bank offices in Harare on Wednesday, Chinamasa said the relocation…

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Mugabe Slams Corrupt Judges Who Make Biased Decisions In Pursuit Of Certain Political Agendas?

Mugabe  Slams  Corrupt Judges Who Make Biased Decisions In Pursuit Of Certain Political Agendas?

President Mugabe has slammed corrupt judges whom he accused of abusing their professional independence to make biased decisions in pursuit of certain political agendas. In a speech read on his behalf by Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa at the opening of the Southern African Chief Justices’ Forum conference here yesterday, the President rapped judges who behave like politicians. The five-day conference is running under the theme; “Guaranteeing the Right to Fair Trial in Africa: Showing Best…

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‘Current Zanu PF & GVT Positions Don’t Make Me President-In-Waiting.’-VP Mnangagwa

‘Current Zanu PF & GVT Positions Don’t Make Me President-In-Waiting.’-VP Mnangagwa

VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said his current party and government positions do not make him President-in-waiting. He spoke about President Robert Mugabe’s succession, the country’s imploding economy and Zanu PF divisions in an interview with the UK-based New African magazine. Below are excerpts from the interview … Q: So you will be 73 in September. You have been in Government for 35 of those 73 years, serving in various portfolios. For the past six…

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‘1.5 Million Zimbabweans At Risk Of Hunger’-VP Mphoko Says No One Will Die Of Hunger?

‘1.5 Million Zimbabweans At Risk Of Hunger’-VP Mphoko Says No One Will Die Of Hunger?

ZIMBABWEANS won’t die of hunger, vice president Phelekezela Mphoko has been quoted as saying. This is despite reports this week that at least 1.5 million people were at risk of going hungry after a drop in maize production. Mphoko said the country’s smallholder farmers had the potential to feed the nation, the state media reported Friday. The vice president said this after touring agricultural stands at the on-going Harare agricultural show. “I’ve seen that farmers have a…

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‘Indigenisation & Economic Empowerment Promote Artisanal Mining (Chikorokoza) & TB’-Parirenyatwa

HEALTH and child care minister David Parirenyatwa says the country’s indigenisation and economic empowerment laws have promoted artisanal mining (Chikorokoza) which is contributing to the rise in Tuberculosis cases. The minister was speaking at the second stakeholder meeting on TB in the mining sector in Harare Friday. It is estimated that over two million people are into artisanal mining throughout the country with most of them in the gold sector. Artisanal miners who use traditional…

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‘World’s Oldest Leader, & 3RD Worst African Leader, Among Africa’s Richest, 5Th Most Famous African Dictator’

‘World’s Oldest Leader, & 3RD Worst African Leader, Among Africa’s Richest, 5Th Most Famous African Dictator’

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has been judged the most educated African leader by a popular African website which however places him an ignominious third among the continent’s worst leaders. According to the latest rankings published by AnswersAfrica.com, which focuses on African affairs, Zimbabwe’s founding leader outshines his younger peers with seven degrees to his name. Among Mugabe’s academic credentials are degrees in economics and law obtained with South African and London universities. The veteran President, who…

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‘General Mujuru’s Brother ‘Joel’ Threatens Suicide Over Mujuru’s Suspicious Death’

‘General Mujuru’s Brother ‘Joel’ Threatens Suicide Over Mujuru’s Suspicious Death’

As emotions continue to boil over the disputed circumstances surrounding the death of liberation struggle icon General Solomon Mujuru, whose charred remains were found after a  suspicious fire in 2011, his elder brother Joel says he has often contemplated suicide because of the “painful” desecration of Rex’s name by leaders of the post-congress Zanu-PF, including President Robert Mugabe. Speaking in an exclusive interview with the Daily News this week at his modest Goromonzi plot, the…

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