Zanu PF Member Fataly Axes Two Zanu PF Members In St Marys Chitungwiza

GRUESOME: Two Zanu-PF members were reportedly fatally axed by fellow party member yesterday in St Mary’s, Chitungwiza . As long feared by political analysts and rational ruling party bigwigs, the deadly factional and succession wars devouring President Robert Mugabe’s post-congress Zanu-PF turned fatal yesterday, after two people were axed to death in bloody intra-party ructions in the dormitory town of Chitungwiza. When a crew from the Daily News on Sunday visited the sprawling township, the…

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‘Zimbabwe’s Defacto President, Grace Mugabe, Elbows Out VP Mnangagwa’

First Lady Grace Mugabe’s presumed ambitions to elbow out Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa in the post-congress Zanu-PF’s bitter war to succeed President Robert Mugabe got a massive boost yesterday. The ruling party’s women’s league in Mashonaland West province openly moved to demand the mooted return of a women’s quota system in the Zanu-PF constitution, a clear statement that they want the first lady to take over from Mnangagwa as party vice president. Mnangagwa, who has…

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Redcliff Town Council In Bitter Land Dispute With Ruthless Businessman , Mugabe’s Nephew, ‘Phillip Chiyangwa’

THE High Court has given Redcliff Town Council up to the end of this month to resolve a land dispute with Harare businessman Mr Philip Chiyangwa, failure of which the matter will spill into the courts.   Mr Chiyangwa and Redcliff have been locked in a land dispute for more than five years after the local authority backtracked and reversed a land deal which it had entered into with Pinnacle Holdings, one of Mr Chiyangwa’s…

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‘Kids Are A distraction’ Says Chief Ndiweni’

  MANY chiefs in Zimbabwe sire children who go on to inherit their thrones when they pass on. Those with no children have sleepless nights as they worry that when they die, relatives will fight over the vacated seats of power.   However, Chief Nhlanhlayamangwe Felix Ndiweni, the son of the late maveric chief, Khayisa Ndiweni is proving to be a rare breed, as he revealed to Sunday Leisure that he has not sired a…

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‘Nothing Wrong With Regime Change, In Zimbabwe: It Is Necessary For Political Parties To Renew Themselves And Come Up With new Ideas’

‘Nothing Wrong With Regime Change, In Zimbabwe: It Is Necessary For Political Parties To Renew Themselves And Come Up With new Ideas’

OUTGOING United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Bruce Wharton, has said there is nothing wrong with regime change in Zimbabwe, saying it is necessary for political parties to renew themselves and come up with new ideas. “Regime change after every four years it’s a good thing,” Wharton told journalists in Harare earlier this week. “We practise this after every four years and at least in my country (the US); the idea that nobody stays in power…

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Zhuwao To Grab One Beer Hall Per Local Council For conversion Into Vocational Training Centres For Youths.

Zhuwao To Grab One Beer Hall Per Local Council For conversion Into Vocational Training Centres For Youths.

MUTARE: Empowerment minister, Patrick Zhuwao, has said local authorities across the country should cede at least one beer hall to his ministry to be converted into vocational training centres for youths. Speaking at a graduation ceremony at Mutare Vocational training Centre in Sakubva recently, Zhuwao told youths that he was going to approach all local authorities with a proposal to hand over at least of their beer halls for his ministry projects. “I would like…

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‘I’m The New Sheriff In Town, I Don’t Negotiate Government Policy Or Legislation, I Simply Implement Existing legislation’ -Zhuwao

Combative Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Minister, Patrick Zhuwao, says the country’s indigenisation law is a piece of legislation based on race, which law specifically seeks to benefit black Zimbabweans at the expense of whites, whom he said were previously “over-advantaged.” Zhuwao made the remarks at the annual conference of indigenous building contractors here last week. “Indigenisation is a policy based on race; that is a fact. It is a policy that specifically seeks to…

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Zanu PF-Linked Youth Group Petitions Harare Mayor To Rename Borrowdale Road, ‘Grace Mugabe’

Zanu PF-Linked Youth Group Petitions Harare Mayor To Rename Borrowdale Road,  ‘Grace Mugabe’

A Zanu PF-linked youth group has approached Harare City Council requesting that Borrowdale Road be renamed after First Lady Grace Mugabe.The Zimbabwe Youth Council-affiliated Youth Against Poverty (YAP) this week wrote a letter to Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni, requesting council to rename Borrowdale Road “Grace Mugabe Way” in recognition of “her efforts in improving the well-being of children and implementation of ZimAsset”, a government economic blueprint.“There are many reasons we can bring to the table…

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Makandiwa Donates A Water Pump System And Groceries Worth More Than US$30 000 To Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison.

United Family International Church (UFIC) leader Emmanuel Makandiwa and his wife Ruth donated a water pumping system and groceries worth more than US$30 000 to Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison. The water system, which will mostly benefit prison farm projects, was handed over to Zimbabwe Prison and Correctional Services (ZPCS) officials on Wednesday by Pastor Rufaro Nyadembera of Agape Family Care, the church’s charity arm. “Do not lose hope, or be discouraged, take this time as…

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Kariba Dam Water Level Is Now 21% Full, With Only 1% Usable Water Left

Kariba Dam Water Level Is Now 21% Full, With Only 1% Usable Water Left

Water levels at Kariba Dam have dropped to alarming levels, with the Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) indicating that if it does not rain anytime soon power generation will be suspended. Statistics from ZRA indicate that the water levels in the dam are just three metres shy of the point of no usage, as the dam cannot operate below 475,50m. Currently it is at 478,51m Water levels at Kariba dropped to 40% of capacity by mid-July…

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