Politics

Zanu PF plans $800k Mugabe bash

Zanu PF plans $800k Mugabe bash

THE ruling Zanu PF party is reportedly planning to splash at least $800 000 on President Robert Mugabe’s 92nd birthday bash to be held in the drought-stricken Masvingo province next month. Zanu PF secretary for finance Obert Mpofu yesterday declined to comment over the banquet, referring all questions to the […]

Zanu PF unmoved by party defections

Zanu PF unmoved by party defections

ZANU-PF spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo says the ongoing defection of dozens of the party’s cadres across the country to former Vice President Joice Mujuru’s People First movement is inconsequential. Khaya Moyo’s defiant retort came as reports filtered in this week that many disgruntled ruling party regional officials and ordinary members, […]

Zanu PF loses more to Mujuru

Zanu PF loses more to Mujuru

AS predicted, the worst nightmares of President Robert Mugabe’s warring post-congress Zanu PF are now being confirmed as dozens of the party’s cadres around the country ditch the former liberation movement for former Vice President Joice Mujuru’s People First. High-ranking ruling party officials conceded to the Daily News yesterday that […]

Understanding Mugabe and Mnangagwa’s relationship

Understanding Mugabe and Mnangagwa’s relationship

WITH unrelenting infighting in Zanu PF, and lately, the deepening economic crisis, many thought that Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa would make good of his newly acquired strategic position as vice president, and bring to an end the nonagenarian’s political career. But, to the anger, particularly of those party elites who have […]