Tag: Politics

MDC-T loses ground in Bulawayo, but…

MDC-T loses ground in Bulawayo, but…

THE year 2015 could go down in history as the most memorable one for ZANU-PF as it was able to claim seats in Bulawayo after more than a decade-long routing at the hands of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) led by Morgan Tsvangirai. By winning the Nkulumane seat in last […]

Tsvangirai, Mujuru ratchet up pressure on Mugabe

Tsvangirai, Mujuru ratchet up pressure on Mugabe

POLITICAL tension is rising in Zimbabwe, with some parts of the country being rocked by intermittent violence, riots and strikes — amid revelations yesterday that leading opposition players are ratcheting up their plans to either impeach President Robert Mugabe or force an early general election. Harare and its dormitory town of […]

Mugabe’s Zanu PF happy despite Zim rot

Mugabe’s Zanu PF happy despite Zim rot

DESPITE the myriad political and economic challenges ravaging Zimbabwe, President Robert Mugabe’s post-congress Zanu PF says its much-maligned government has done well over the past 36 years, blaming worsening poverty levels in the country on global economic turbulence. Party spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo told the Daily News yesterday that the former […]

Zanu-PF, MDC-T to share $6 million

Zanu-PF, MDC-T to share $6 million

ZANU-PF and MDC-T will share $6 million allocated to political parties by Treasury under the Political Parties Finance Act. Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa set aside the $6 million in the 2016 National Budget he presented in Parliament last Thursday. The figure is double the $3 million allocated this year. Zanu-PF […]