Politics

Download The Constitution Of The MDC-T

In the weeks before and days following the death of the MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai, intense infighting has happened in the party. There have been claims that the party of the constitution is not being followed, and that individuals are grabbing power undemocratically. Here’s a download of the MDC-T constitution
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Politics

Updated: Douglas Mwonzora, Thokozani Khupe Chased Away From Tsvangirai’s Funeral, Leave Under Police Escort

Senior MDC-T officials have reportedly been chased away from the funeral of the late founding leader of the party Morgan Tsvangirai in Buhera. Party vice-president Thokozani Khupe and secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora are said to have left the funeral under police escort after angry supporters chased them away. The supporters have been alleged, though not proven to […]
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Politics

Business Monitor Internation Research Warns Foreign Investors To Avoid Zim Politics

London based Business Monitor International (BMI) Research has warned foreign investors who have been attracted by Zimbabwe’s “new dispensation” to stay away from the country’s politics. BMI warned the investors to avoid commenting on political issues if they invest in Zimbabwe as the State will use heavy-handed methods against them. President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been […]
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Politics

Zhuwao Lashes Out After AU Chair Says He Did Not Receive Petition From New Patriotic Front

Patrick Zhuwao, nephew of former president Robert Mugabe has lashed out at African Union (AU) chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat for supporting the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, which he says came into power through a military coup. Zhuwao was unhappy that Mahamat had called the November 2017 military intervention a peaceful transition. Mahamat also professed […]
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Crime & Courts

Harare’s Gunshot Victims Identified. Possible Case Of Mistaken Identity By Chinese Shooters, Twitter Suggests

Posts coming on Twitter are suggesting that the gun violence alleged to have occurred Monday night in Harare could have been the result of mistaken identity by the Chinese shooters. A tweet identifying two victims of the incident with photos posted by the prominent journalist, Maynard Manyowa, reads: Two Natives Kudzai Guzah & Kudzai Nduku were […]
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General

Full Text: City Of Harare Bans Kombis In CBD. Copacabana, Charge Office, Market Square Now For Shuttles Only

The City of Harare has banned commuter omnibuses from passing through the Central Business District (CBD) starting from 21 February 2018 (Wednesday). We publish their statement below in full. ALTERATIONS OF ROUTES BY PUBLIC NOTICE May you please facilitate the preparation and advertising of the above reference notice as per information is given below. Please […]
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Politics

Tsvangirai Died Without Bitterness, He Had Forgiven Mugabe, “Coup leaders” Who Robbed Him Of Presidency In 2008: Welshman Ncube

MDC leader Welshman Ncube has said that the late former prime minister and leader of the opposition MDC-T, Morgan Tsvangirai, died without any bitterness as he had forgiven the people who tormented him and blocked him from becoming president. Speaking at a rally to celebrate Tsvangirai’s life, Ncube said that the veteran opposition leader had […]
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General

Govt Promises To Announce Dates Of 2017 Bonus Payments For Civil Servants Soon

The government through the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has promised to announce soon, the pay dates on which civil servants will receive their 2017 bonus payments. The government also said that like in the past, the bonus payments will be staggered. Permanent Secretary for Finance and Economic Development, Willard Manungo said: Minister Chinamasa […]
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Politics

African Union Accepts Mnangagwa Government, Seeks For Ways To Support Despite Calls By Jonathan Moyo To Investigate

The African Union is ready to work with Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government and is keen to learn ways it can support it, said African Union Commission Chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat in Harare on Monday.  The AU delegates met Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Sibusiso Moyo and  Industry, Commerce and Enterprise Development Minister Mike Bimha yesterday. After […]
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Politics

Elizabeth Chose Not To Accompany Tsvangirai Body By Air. Preferred Road

Elizabeth Macheka, the late Tsvangirai’s wife, made a personal choice to travel by road instead of accompanying her late husband’s body in a helicopter, MDC-T official  Morgan Komichi, claimed yesterday. Two helicopters flew to Buhera, one of them carrying the body and the other, some party officials among them national chairperson Morgan Komichi and another standing committee […]
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Education

Students struggling to make ends meet at universities abroad are a bad reflection on Zimbabwe’s image, says minister

The Minister of State for Government Scholarships in the Office of the President and Cabinet, Christopher Mushohwe has said that students who struggle to make ends meet at universities abroad are a bad reflection on the image of the country. He said that students who are unscrupulously promised full scholarships that are eventually not provided, end up […]
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Politics

Pictures: Record crowd at Tsvangirai funeral at Freedom Square

Crowds gathered at Freedom Square in Harare yesterday at the last memorial in Harare before the body of Tsvangirai was flown to Buhera. New MDC-T Acting President, Nelson Chamisa, spoke at the gathering. “Where are the young suckers that will grow when the old banana tree dies?” Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart Today, the masses […]
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Business

Full Text: Potraz Orders Netone To Refund Customers After One Fusion Billing Problems, Promises To Audit Database To Ensure Compliance

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has issued a directive to NetOne ordering the mobile network operator to refund subscriber’s funds which “disappeared” when using OneFusion.  The authority said that it had received numerous complaints from subscribers and decided to take action. We publish the authority’s letter to Netone in full below: […]
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Politics

Video: Julius Malema Sends Condolence Message, Says Tsvangirai Was Denied Chance To Rule Despite Winning Elections

South African opposition leader and founding leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party Julius Malema has sent his condolence message following the death of former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai. In a strongly worded statement, Malema says although he did not agree with Tsvangirai’s politics he admits that Tsvangirai defeated former President Robert Mugabe and […]
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Politics

Zanu-PF Members Urged To Attend Tsvangirai’s Funeral, Warned Not To Wear Party Regalia

Speaking during an extraordinary provincial co-ordinating committee (PCC) meeting in Mutare to welcome Oppah Muchinguri, following her appointment as Zanu-PF national chairperson last year, the party’s Manicaland chairman Mike Madiro urged members to attend the funeral of MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai. Madiro however warned members not to wear party regalia. Said Madiro: Let’s attend the funeral of […]
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Entertainment

Full List Of NAMA Awards 2018 Winners

The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NAMA) held its National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA) on 17 February 2018 at Reps Theatre.  Ironically, some awards did not have winners despite the fact that there were nominees.   Here is the full list of NAMA winners:   1. SPOKEN WORD AWARDS Outstanding Poet – Tinashe Tafirenyika Outstanding Comedian […]
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Politics

Morgan Tsvangirai’s Mother Boycotts Memorial Service

Gogo Lydia Tsvangirai, the mother of the late former Prime Minister and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, is reported to have boycotted the memorial service which was held for her son at Mabelreign Methodist Fellowship Church in Harare on Sunday. The mother of the veteran opposition leader had previously been overheard saying that she was going […]
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Politics

Govt Blasted For Not Declaring Tsvangirai National Hero

MDC-T Bulawayo spokesperson, Felix Mafa Sibanda has criticised President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Government for not according his late boss, Morgan Tsvangirai national hero’s status. He said that thieves and murderers cannot be expected to declare Tsvangirai a hero before adding that Tsvangirai was a national hero to most Zimbabweans.Said Sibanda: Should we look to and expect […]
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Politics

MDC-T To Pick Tsvangirai’s Successor

In an interview with NewsDay, MDC-T Secretary General Douglas Mwonzora said the party is set to hold a critical extraordinary congress to fill the void left by Morgan Tsvangirai, who passed away last Wednesday following a two-year battle with colon cancer. Said Mwonzora: The issue of who fills the vacancy in the presidency cannot be determined […]
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Politics

AU Speaks On G40 Petition Calling For Sanctions Against Mnangagwa

The African Union (AU) has said that it has not received a petition allegedly authored by the G40 fronted New Patriotic Front. In an interview with The Chronicle, AU Commission’s chairperson Mr Moussa Faki said that they have not received the petition which calls on the continental body to impose sanctions against President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s […]
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Politics

War Veterans Praise Tsvangirai

In an interview with The Herald, Zanu-PF secretary for war veterans Victor Matemadanda praised the late former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s contribution to Zimbabwean politics after independence. Matemdanda praised Tsvangirai’s efforts and added that it is unfortunate that he will not be able to witness the democratic Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa is building. Said Matemadanda: […]
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Politics

Zanu-PF Politburo Approves New Party Regalia

In an interview, Zanu-PF Secretary for Administration Obert Mpofu said the party’s politburo has approved new regalia ahead of the 2018 elections. Mpofu said the designing of the new party regalia has been completed and members will be advised of the launch date in due course. Said Mpofu: The Politburo has come up with the […]
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Crime & Courts

UZ Lecturer Faces Arrest Over Grace Mugabe PhD

University of Zimbabwe (UZ) lecturer Professor Claude Mararike faces arrest after it emerged that the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) is investigating him for alleged abuse of office for fraudulently awarding of a Doctor of Philosophy degree to former First Lady Grace Mugabe. Mararike was one of Grace Mugabe’s supervisors. In an interview with The Chronicle, ZACC spokesperson […]
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Politics

Tsvangirai’s Son Endorses Chamisa

The late Morgan Tsvangirai’s youngest son Richard has endorsed MDC-T acting president Nelson Chamisa as the successor to his father. Richard,who made an appearance at MDC-T’s Harvest House headquarters, said Chamisa was the chosen one who was with his father since 1999 when the party was formed. Said RIchard: This man (Chamisa) is a true leader, […]
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Entertainment

SABC News Reader Rested Over Tsvangirai Blunder

Veteran SABC News presenter, Peter Ndoro will be taking a break from presenting the evening news with immediate effect after he mistakenly announced that newly appointed South African President Cyril Ramaphosa had died instead of announcing Morgan Tsvangirai. Ndoro was reading an item regarding the death of Zimbabwean opposition MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai who died on Wednesday […]
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Politics

Coltart Urges MDC-T To Bury Morgan Tsvangirai With Dignity, Calls For Constitution To Be Respected In Choosing Successor

Former Minister of Education David Coltart has expressed his disgust at the leadership squabbles in the opposition MDC-T party. The party’s three co-vice presidents Thokozani Khupe, Elias Mudzuri and Nelson Chamisa all claimed that they were the rightful acting president of the party before veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai had died. After his death, Chamisa […]
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Raila Odinga In Zim For Tsvangirai’s Funeral, To Address Mourners At Harvest House

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga is in the country to attend the funeral of the former prime minister and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai. Tsvangirai passed on last Wednesday in South Africa after a long battle against cancer and will be buried on Tuesday in Buhera. Odinga and Namibia’s opposition Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) leader McHenry Venaani will address mourners […]
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