Politics

Mujuru rips into Mugabe stronghold

Mujuru rips into Mugabe stronghold

FORMER Vice-President Joice Mujuru’s People First (PF) project has reportedly made significant inroads in President Robert Mugabe’s home in Mashonaland West Province where it has roped in several disgruntled top Zanu PF and opposition MDC-T officials into its ranks. Top Zanu PF officials in the province said the PF’s membership […]

Mugabe turns to God

Mugabe turns to God

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has instructed that Zimbabwe hold a period of national prayer as the severest drought looms and the country teeters on the brink of a socio-economic and political crisis. A group of clerics from across denominations known as the Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations (ZHOCD) yesterday told journalists […]

Civil servants savage govt

Civil servants savage govt

FED-UP civil servants have accused President Robert Mugabe’s broke government of using divide and rule tactics in its dealings with them, after it was announced that soldiers, the police and prison officers would receive their salaries ahead of everyone else this month. This emerged after government negotiators met with representatives of […]

Journalists arrested for criticizing govt

Journalists arrested for criticizing govt

TWO Zimbabwean journalists were arrested after they reported that the government secretly paid salaries and bonuses to intelligence staffers while other civil servants went unpaid in December. Journalists from the privately owned Newsday newspaper, Nqaba Matshazi and Xolisani Ncube, were released on $200 bail each on Friday. They were charged with […]