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Chiwenga spills beans: How army saved ED from Grace Mugabe

Chiwenga spills beans: How army saved ED from Grace Mugabe

Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander General Phillip Valerio Sibanda helped in the safe escape of President Mnangagwa when he was fired as Vice President last year, Vice President Dr Constantino Chiwenga disclosed yesterday. Addressing mourners at the burial of Gogo Yowana Kubvoruno(98), mother to General Sibanda, in Gokwe’s Dera area yesterday, VP Chiwenga said he first […]

Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe set to frustrate eager investors

Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe set to frustrate eager investors

A European investor’s phone rings in a Harare restaurant and it’s good news: an $80 million construction deal has been agreed with the Zimbabwean government. All that’s needed now is a central bank guarantee letter. It never arrives. President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who took power when Robert Mugabe was removed in a de facto coup last […]

President Mnangagwa’s bodyguards airlifted to SA… said to be in ‘critical’ condition after bomb blast

President Mnangagwa’s bodyguards airlifted to SA… said to be in ‘critical’ condition after bomb blast

Two of Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa bodyguards were this week reportedly airlifted to South Africa for “further medical treatment” following a bombing incident last month in Bulawayo. The incident, which occurred after Mnangagwa addressed a ruling Zanu-PF party rally in the second largest city, claimed two lives and left over 40 people injured. Mnangagwa himself […]

‘We are tired of having stolen elections,’ says Zimbabwe opposition

‘We are tired of having stolen elections,’ says Zimbabwe opposition

Zimbabwe’s main opposition vowed Wednesday to press on with demands for fair elections as thousands took to the streets to petition the electoral commission with a slew of grievances. The country goes to historic polls – the first without long-time ruler Robert Mugabe – on July 30 to elect a president, legislators and municipal councillors. […]

Opposition Divided as Zimbabwe Prepares for Post-Mugabe Elections

Opposition Divided as Zimbabwe Prepares for Post-Mugabe Elections

On July 30th, Zimbabwe holds its first general elections since the resignation of longtime ruler Robert Mugabe. The polls give opposition parties their first real chance of taking power since Zimbabwe won independence. The main opposition MDC is divided into factions, and analysts say this hurts the party’s chance of claiming the presidency. The elections […]

Zimbabwe Police Vote In What Opposition Parties Call A ‘Gigantic Electoral Fraud’

Zimbabwe Police Vote In What Opposition Parties Call A ‘Gigantic Electoral Fraud’

Hundreds of Zimbabwean police cast their special votes in the country’s second largest city, Bulawayo, on Thursday, raising the ire of opposition parties, which ordered the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to stop the process saying it violates some national laws. ZEC dismissed as “hogwash and very stupid propaganda” reports that the electoral body is conducting […]

Zimbabwe MPs to be paid US $30 000 each this month..$4 million windfall

Zimbabwe MPs to be paid US $30 000 each this month..$4 million windfall

Just when we thought teachers and nurses will be the happiest voters this month, it has turned out that politics not education and academic qualifications, is the biggest game in town..Members of Parliament are set to get a $4 million windfall in the next few days for their outstanding allowances. Each MP is expected to […]

Zim man(27) gets 259 years jail…Serial rapist David Mamvura to die in prison

Zim man(27) gets 259 years jail…Serial rapist David Mamvura to die in prison

South African law enforcement has warmly welcomed the long jail terms imposed by the Polokwane High Court on 2018-07-11 to David Mamvura, aged 27 from Zimbabwe to a consolidated jail terms of 259 years plus 04 life imprisonment. The accused was found guilty on 31 charges ranging from rape, attempted murder, assault with intent to […]

Why would a ‘normal’ person vote for Zanu PF?

Why would a ‘normal’ person vote for Zanu PF?

There has been a question that has vexed me — and, I am sure, so many others — as to why, after being subjected to so much untold suffering for nearly four decades by Zanu PF, any “normal” person would still prefer to vote for their tormentor to keep on tormenting them. Admittedly, Zanu PF’s […]

Mugabe system still in place with Mnangagwa at the helm

Mugabe system still in place with Mnangagwa at the helm

MDC Alliance official Descent Bajila has said the systems of former President Robert Mugabe are still intact with President Emmerson Mnanggwa at the helm. He said those who are haunted by the terror of their past, always think that anyone who disagrees with them does so because they want to bring back the past. He […]

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