Politics

Mugabe, top brass ‘desert’ Zim for holidays

Mugabe, top brass ‘desert’ Zim for holidays

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe and his top brass — including Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa and several Cabinet ministers — took time off to spend lavishly and make merry in various resorts in Africa and the Far East over the just-ended festive season while the economy continued to sneeze. As per his tradition, […]

Mugabe swaps Mphoko For Mnangagwa As Acting President

Mugabe swaps Mphoko For Mnangagwa As Acting President

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has appointed co-Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa as acting president, nearly half way into his month long vacation. This was confirmed in a statement released to the media on Monday by the principal director in the Ministry of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services, Regis Chikowore. “Please kindly note […]

Mnangagwa begs Mugabe

Mnangagwa begs Mugabe

EMBATTLED Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is apparently taking serious strain from the post-congress Zanu PF’s worsening and seemingly-unstoppable factional and succession wars. Well-placed sources claimed in briefings with the Daily News yesterday that the Midlands godfather was increasingly feeling marginalised from President Robert Mugabe’s inner circle. So perturbed is the VP, […]

You have to arrest whole nation, Bob told

You have to arrest whole nation, Bob told

OPPOSITION parties have challenged the state to withdraw charges against Newsday journalists Nqaba Matshazi (deputy editor) and reporter Xolisani Ncube who were arrested last week. The parties warned government that they will have to arrest “everyone” this year because Zimbabweans will demand service delivery which was promised by Zanu PF […]