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Army boss Edzai Chimonyo

Army boss defends ex-commander-in-chief overthrow as Zim marks Defence Forces Day

By Idah Mhetu ZIMBABWE National Army (ZNA) Commander Lieutenant-General Edzai Absolom Chanyuka Chimonyo has defended former state President and Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander-in-Chief Robert Mugabe’s ouster in a military coup November last year. Chimonyo was addressing the media at the Josiah Magama Tongogara barracks on the eve of Tuesday’s Defence Forces Day, the first to

Linda Masarira

Khupe led MDC rules out rejoining MDC Alliance

By Nkosana Dlamini THE MDC-T led by former deputy prime minister Thokozani Khupe has ruled out prospects of a re-merger with the Nelson Chamisa led MDC in the wake of electoral defeat by the former allies in the just ended national elections. Khupe and some party loyalists broke away from MDC-T February this year after

Former President Robert Mugabe

Mugabe votes amid cheers from MDC Alliance supporters

By Staff Reporter FORMER President Robert Mugabe was Monday greeted with wild cheers from perceived MDC Alliance supporters who waved open palms when he turned up at Mhofu Primary School, his traditional voting place in Harare’s Highfields suburb, to cast his ballot. Mugabe, who vowed Saturday he would not vote for President Emmerson Mnangagwa but

President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Snubbed Mnangagwa says Mugabe free to express himself

By Staff Reporter PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has said former President Robert Mugabe was acting within the confines of his democratic rights to express himself after the former state leader said Sunday he was never going to vote for the incumbent. He was speaking to a group of journalists who witnessed him cast his vote at