Tag: War Veterans

War vets chair under pressure to resign

War vets chair under pressure to resign

War vets chair under pressure to resign: EMBATTLED war veterans’ chairman, Christopher Mutsvangwa, is under pressure to surrender his job after he has been stripped of his Zanu PF membership, making it difficult for him to run the ruling party-affiliated group from the peripheries. The war veterans are this Thursday […]

Why Mutsvangwa was expelled

Why Mutsvangwa was expelled

War veterans chairman, Ambassador Christopher Mutsvangwa, has formally received communication that he has been booted out of Zanu-PF, together with 27 others who had appealed against either their expulsion or suspension from the party. Yesterday, the group was officially notified of their fate.Ambassador Mutsvangwa’s wife, Monica, had her suspension period reduced […]

Mutsvangwa defiant

Mutsvangwa defiant

War veterans chairman Christopher Mutsvangwa remained defiant yesterday in the face of his expulsion from Zanu PF, while his colleagues in the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans’ Association (ZNLWVA) described the ruling party politburo decision as “ill-informed”. Mutsvangwa told NewsDay that his relationship with Zanu PF had “become burdensome”. “To […]

War vets are being abused, says Mujuru

War vets are being abused, says Mujuru

Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) leader Joice Mujuru yesterday condemned what she called government’s poor treatment of war veterans, who were early this year teargased by police for trying to demonstrate against First Lady Grace Mugabe. Mugabe and his wife have on numerous occasions attacked war veterans over their alleged involvement […]