Tag: Opposition

Dabengwa retains Zapu presidency

Dabengwa retains Zapu presidency

VETERAN politician Dumiso Dabengwa shrugged off competition from fellow party presidential aspirants to retain his post as president of Zapu, ahead of the party’s congress to be held in the city from December 15 to 17. This emerged from the party’s pre-congress provincial conferences that were held over the weekend across […]

MDC-T councillors defect to People First

MDC-T councillors defect to People First

SEVERAL former MDC-T councillors in Harare have reportedly defected to ex-Vice-President Joice Mujuru’s yet-to-be-officially launched People First project, where they are already involved in membership recruitment programmes. Some of the defectors include former deputy mayor, Emmanuel Chiroto, Dzivarasekwa councillor, Herman Karimakwenda and Mbare councillor, Friday Muleya among several others, who […]

Mujuru meets her supporters

Mujuru meets her supporters

FORMER Vice President Joice Mujuru has started meeting her supporters and interacting with structures of the “original” Zanu PF that uses the slogan People First, in a move that signals that it is now truly game on between her movement and President Robert Mugabe’s warring post-congress Zanu PF. People First spokesperson […]

Former Zimbabwean Finance Minster Simba Makoni addresses a press conference in Harare, Tuesday Feb. 5, 2008. Makoni announced that he is to run against President Robert Mugabe in presidential elections scheduled for March 29.(AP PHOTO/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Makoni: Zanu PF dead and buried

OPPOSITION Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn (MKD) leader Simba Makoni has claimed Zanu PF does not exist anymore as a political party and has completely lost support of the grassroots. Makoni, for years a senior member of the ruling Zanu PF party who challenged President Robert Mugabe for the presidency in the March 2008 vote […]