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Mnangagwa gives Tomana unbridled power

Mnangagwa gives Tomana unbridled power

VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa (pictured) has asked Parliament to approve a controversial change to the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act, giving the Prosecutor-General (PG) Johannes Tomana wide discretionary powers to withhold private prosecution certificates in a vast range of circumstances. The law previously allowed private parties to personally lodge  criminal  charges […]

‘VP surviving on Mugabe’s charity’

‘VP surviving on Mugabe’s charity’

DESPITE the widespread belief among many Zimbabweans that Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is a powerful man in the warring post-congress Zanu PF, he is, like other party bigwigs, surviving solely on President Robert Mugabe’s benevolence, a local think-tank has said. Commenting on the goings-on in the ruling party and the country […]

Mugabe poverty claims an insult to Zimbabweans

Mugabe poverty claims an insult to Zimbabweans

FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe’s assertion that her husband President Robert Mugabe is a “poor man” living a modest life because he is carrying the burden of Zimbabweans seeking economic emancipation from the oppressive Westerners can only be described as unbelievable. In fact, Grace’s unsolicited statements are in bad taste and insulting […]

Grace moves into Mujuru territory

Grace moves into Mujuru territory

FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly moved in to win back the support of Zanu PF officials who were removed from their posts for allegedly working with ousted Vice-President Joice Mujuru, in a bid to build a fresh political chest, NewsDay has been told. Last week, the First Lady held […]