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‘Mnangagwa is archbishop of maShurugwi’

THE MDC has fired at President Emmerson Mnangagwa, describing the Zanu-PF leader as the archbishop of the notorious machete wielding gangs commonly referred to as Mashurugwi. This comes after police Friday besieged the main opposition’s Harare head offices ostensibly searching for machetes they claimed were being cached by MDC. Party Deputy National Spokesperson, Luke Tamborinyoka said the opposition would not… Read More
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‘Eat vegetables’ – Mnangagwa tells crowd complaining about meat prices

‘Doctors want you to use vegetables as relish so that you stay strong and in good health’ HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa was confronted by a crowd about the rising cost of meat on Friday, and then drew howls of disapproval after telling residents of Kuwadzana in Harare to eat vegetables instead. Mnangagwa had just participated in a clean-up exercise,… Read More
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Zanu-PF bigwigs steal 15 tons of Mnangagwa’s rice, sell it

The ruling party Zanu-PF’s legislator for Chivi South, Killer Zivhu, has castigated his colleagues in Masvingo whom he said stole 15 tonnes of rice donated by President Emmerson Mnangagwa for distribution to the constituency. Zivhu says the rice is now being sold in Masvingo town, and has reported some named party officials at the Harare Central Police Station. The revelations… Read More
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Mnangagwa Is Creating An Imperial Presidency Like That Of Mugabe,” Chin’ono

Prominent Zimbabwean journalist and filmmaker, Hopewell Chin’ono has said that President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the ruling ZANU PF are creating an imperial presidency like that of former president Robert Mugabe. Posting on Twitter, Chin’ono described the latest approval of the Constitutional Amendment Bill by Cabinet as a “constitutional nightmare for theAdvertisementZimbabwean citizens”. He observed that the removal of his term… Read More
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An unhappy new year for Zimbabwe – Unprecedented food insecurity levels’

HARARE – Loveness January lost her three cattle and half her crop to last year’s drought, and fears another poor season will mean ruin for her family farming a small plot of land in Seke, 40 kilometres southeast of the Zimbabwean capital, Harare. “If the rains don’t come we will suffer,” she said simply. “There is nothing more we can do… Read More
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Mnangagwa vows Zimbabwe will ‘never, never’ dollarise again

‘No progressive nation can progress without its own currency’ HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed on Friday not to revert to using the United States dollar after the Zimbabwe plunged against the greenback since its introduction this year, fuelling inflation and economic hardship. The government ended a decade of dollarisation in June, partly to stem demand for the increasingly scarce… Read More
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Zimbabwe main opposition leader sends envoy to President Mnangagwa

HARARE – MDC leader Nelson dispatched Bishop Nehemiah Mutendi of the Zion Christian Church (ZCC) to meet President Emmerson Mnangagwa and indicate that he is willing to sit with him and dialogue. This was revealed by ZANU PF National Spokesperson Ambassador Simon Khaya Moyo who told state media that, “The President is ready to talk to anyone. I understand the… Read More
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Mnangagwa succession plan revealed

HAVING almost lost his life for wanting to succeed Zimbabwe’s late former leader Robert Mugabe, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has initiated the process of handing over the reins of power to a younger successor one day, a senior government official has revealed. Speaking to the Daily News On Sunday, the permanent secretary in the Information, Broadcasting and Media Services ministry, Nick… Read More
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Why Mnangagwa won’t reform

Editor’s Memo..Dumisani Muleya THERE is a vast amount of literature out there showing that political regimes which come into power through coups are by definition a threat to democracy and economic progress. Literature examining the relationship between coups and democracy shows clearly the signposts for democratic and transitional options available. Policymakers have choices, but sometimes political realities and circumstances constrain… Read More
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Mnangagwa to axe bigwigs

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is planning to make further changes to his Cabinet after last Friday’s mini-reshuffle that saw some ministers being redeployed and new deputies appointed, it has emerged. Mnangagwa appointed Kazembe Kazembe as the new Home Affairs minister to replace Cain Mathema, who was moved to the Primary and Secondary Education portfolio. Paul Mavhima, who was the Primary and… Read More