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Zapu leader Dumiso Dabengwa has died

Dumiso Dabengwa is no more

By Richard Chidza LIBERATION war hero and former Zapu intelligence supremo, Dumiso Dabengwa is no more. He was 79. Zapu deputy secretary general, Mjobisa Noko said they had heard the reports but would wait for an official statement from the family. “Its what we have heard and as a party we are still waiting for

Nelson Chamisa

Chamisa: Sanctions, Zanu PF – twin evils that must be given the boot

By Robert Tapfumaneyi MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has admitted sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by Europe and America since 2001 were undesirable but quickly said the embargo constituted twin evils with Zanu PF which should both be consigned to the dust bin. He was addressing party supporters at a ‘thank you’ rally in Chiredzi weekend. “Zanu

Ignatius Chombo

Chombo horror as passport seized while boarding plane to SA

By Mary Taruvinga EMBATTLED former Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo recently got another reminder his time as an untouchable top government official was over when some state agents trailed and seized his passport just as he was about to board a plane to South Africa for treatment. This was revealed in court Monday by his lawyer

Allegations not too strange...Ex-police boss Augustine Chihuri

Malawi: Chihuri sucked into President Mutharika’s ‘rigging plot’, opposition demands ex-police boss’s deportation

By Robert Tapfumaneyi SELF-EXILED former Zimbabwe police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri has been sucked into a sensational Malawi rigging plot by incumbent President Bingu wa Mutharika who is keen to retain his job in the southern African country’s 21 May polls. The claims were made by Malawi’s vice president and United Transformation Movement (UTM) leader, Saulos

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa

MDC in cheeky congress invite on Khupe, Zanu PF

By Leopold Munhende THE MDC has invited to its congress, President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s party and former Vice President Thokozani Khupe, now leader of a rival party breakaway faction, MDC-T. The Nelson Chamisa led mainstream MDC heads for its elective congress weekend next week to replace late founding party leader Morgan Tsvangirai. Tsvangirai left a leadership

Minister Monica Mutsvangwa

New broadcasting law seeks to end alleged ZBC bias towards Zanu PF

By Robert Tapfumaneyi GOVERNMENT’S new broadcasting law is set to free public media from any interference by the State amid continued claims by the opposition the media empire was biased towards Zanu PF. Addressing journalists at a post-cabinet media briefing in Harare Tuesday, Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said cabinet has approved, in principle, the Broadcasting

NPRC chairperson Justice Selo Nare

Gukurahundi: Victim still suffering from STI 30 years on after rape by soldiers

By Tonderai Saharo A woman from the Matebeleland is still suffering from a sexually transmitted illness contracted when she was raped by government forces during the Gukurahundi atrocities, a National Peace and Reconciliation Commissioner (NPRC), has revealed. The NPRC’s, Netty Musanhu said this while tabling the Commission’s NPRC’s five-year strategic plan to stakeholders in Masvingo

Thokozani Khupe (right) shares a lighter moment with party official Isabel Mwonzora at the press conference

Khupe moves to take charge, sideline Chamisa

By Robert Tapfumaneyi OPPOSITION MDC-T president, Thokozani Khupe has come out swinging, declaring she is in charge of the opposition party, in the aftermath of a High Court ruling that declared Nelson Chamisa illegitimate leader. Chamisa, with the help of a vigilante group known as The Vanguard, outfoxed his rivals to take power hours after

Mudzuri (in white) being escorted away from an MDC crowd that booed him at an MDC rally last November

Mudzuri fears for his life as MDC leadership crisis deepens

By Staff Reporter TOP MDC politician, Elias Mudzuri is living in fear of attacks by angry party supporters who accuse him of having a hand in the court nullification of Nelson Chamisa’s incumbency as party leader on Wednesday. Mudzuri was appointed as party co-vice president by the late MDC founding leader, Morgan Tsvangirai in July

South African opposition leader Julius Malema says Presidents Mnangagwa and Ramaphosa are birds of a feather

Malema: Mnangagwa, Ramaphosa ‘same WhatsApp group’

By Mary Taruvinga SOUTH African opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has drawn parallels between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa over the two’s slim victories in elections. Malema was speaking in an interview with a South African news channel, Friday as results of that country’s general elections trickled in. With 90%

Nelson Chamisa. His legitimacy thrown into serious doubt

Tsvangirai violated party constitution, Chamisa bungled High Court challenge

By Staff Reporter FORMER Prime Minister and the late MDC founding leader, Morgan Tsvangirai violated his party’s governance charter, when he appointed then national executive members Nelson Chamisa and Elias Mudzuri as deputy presidents in July 2016, High Court Court Judge, Justice Edith Mushore ruled Wednesday. Justice Mushore ruled that while current deputy president, Morgen

Nelson Chamisa

Chamisa vows MDC restoration, people centred politics

By Leopold Munhende MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has promised to bring back life into his once vibrant opposition party now seen as a pale shadow of its former self. The country’s main opposition heads for its elective congress 24-26 May with the 41-year-old opposition leader having secured his job. Chamisa has not lost time in