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93 Year Old Robert Mugabe arrives back from Singapore then flies off to Ghana

93 Year Old Robert Mugabe arrives back from Singapore then flies off to Ghana

Zimbabwe’s globe-trotting 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe left Harare for Ghana early this morning to attend that country’s 60th uhuru celebrations. On Sunday morning, Vice-Presidents Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko welcomed Mugabe when he returned home from Singapore where he had gone for what was officially described as a “scheduled medical review”. Ghana gained its independence on […]

‘Jovial and Upbeat’ Nonagenarian Robert Mugabe Back From Singapore

‘Jovial and Upbeat’ Nonagenarian Robert Mugabe Back From Singapore

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has returned from Singapore where he had gone for a “scheduled medial review”. Mugabe, who was accompanied by his daughter, Bona Chikore, arrived at the Harare International airport shortly after 6am Sunday. The state broadcaster, ZBC, said the 93 year old leader looked “upbeat and jovial” as he “took some time to […]

Torture of arrested persons forbidden says VP Mnangagwa

Torture of arrested persons forbidden says VP Mnangagwa

VICE-PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said the torture of arrested persons is forbidden as the country is party to the international treaty against the practice. The VP was responding to a question in the National Assembly by MDC-T MP Emma Muzondiwa who wanted him to explain if law enforcement agents were allowed to torture people under […]

Mugabe, Mnangagwa and Mphoko get salary increments

Mugabe, Mnangagwa and Mphoko get salary increments

The country’s top three officials will be getting salary raises after Treasury budgeted for an increase in salaries for President Mugabe, and his two deputies Phelekezela Mphoko and Emmerson Mnangagwa. According to the revised edition of the 2017 National Budget estimates of expenditure the top three will gross $672 000 between them. This represents a […]

First Lady Grace Mugabe ditches Moyo and Kasukuwere

First Lady Grace Mugabe ditches Moyo and Kasukuwere

First Lady Grace Mugabe is quietly withdrawing her support for a Zanu PF faction known as G40 as the battle to succeed her 92-year-old husband takes a new twist. According to Zanu PF insiders, Grace —who early this year launched a vicious attack on Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa, accusing him of plotting against her husband — […]

Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko Threatens to Unleash Soldiers

Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko Threatens to Unleash Soldiers

Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko yesterday said the government would in future use the military to deal with violence during protests. “We will look at our own ways of solving such problems… we have security forces. We cannot keep snakes growing in our backyards,” Mphoko said. He was speaking to government heads of departments, councillors and other […]

Zimbabwe President Mugabe Leaves for Papua New Guinea

Zimbabwe President  Mugabe Leaves for Papua New Guinea

President Mugabe left Harare yesterday to join other Heads of State and Government attending the 8th Summit of African, Caribbean and Pacific group of States (ACP) in Papua New Guinea. The President was accompanied by the First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe, Industry and Commerce Minister Mike Bimha, Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi and permanent secretaries […]

President Mugabe Reshuffles Zimbabwean Cabinet

President Mugabe Reshuffles Zimbabwean Cabinet

President Mugabe yesterday reshuffled Cabinet, resulting in several ministers swapping portfolios and two new ones being appointed. The restructuring claimed the scalp of former Minister of State for Mashonaland East Provincial Affairs, Cde Joel Biggie Matiza, who was moved from Government to focus on his new role as Zanu-PF chairperson for the same province. Chief […]

Grace Mugabe Says VPs Now Consult Her Regularly

Grace Mugabe Says VPs Now Consult Her Regularly

VICE-PRESIDENTS Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko take notes each time they meet First Lady Grace Mugabe, in sharp contrast to ousted Joice Mujuru, President Robert Mugabe’s wife revealed yesterday. Grace told thousands of people at the commission of a housing project in Kadoma that she met the two VPs regularly, in an admission that would […]

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