Politics

Chamisa Condemns Mnangagwa Over Alleged Chivayo Deal Involvement

Nelson Chamisa, former leader of the Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) and opposition figure in Zimbabwe, criticized President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his administration for their association with controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo. This comes in light of leaked audio suggesting Chivayo’s involvement in a contentious Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) tender worth …

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Zambia Reacts To Mnangagwa’s Allegations Of US Funding For Zimbabwe’s Security

In response to President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s recent remarks suggesting heavy US funding for Zimbabwe’s security sector, Zambia announces engagement with Zimbabwean authorities. Mnangagwa, captured in a video conversation with Russian President Vladmir Putin, expressed a desire for strong Russian support, citing perceived abandonment by Western nations. Cornelius Mweetwa, Zambia’s Information …

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Political Observers Urge Chamisa To Rethink Sadc Intervention

Political observers are advising opposition leader Nelson Chamisa to shift his focus away from expecting Southern African Development Community (Sadc) intervention in the disputed August 2023 election and instead explore alternative avenues for addressing his grievances. Chamisa recently acknowledged Sadc’s disregard for his appeals to address Zimbabwe’s situation, emphasizing that …

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Has Chamisa Led Zimbabwe’s Main Opposition astray?

On January 25, exactly two years and three days after Zimbabwe’s main opposition party the Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) was launched, its leader Nelson Chamisa quit, leaving the party in turmoil. In a 13-page statement, the 46-year-old lawyer and clergyman listed a litany of reasons why he was taking …

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Legal Hurdles Surround Bid For Mnangagwa Third Term

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s long-standing bid to seek a third term in office faces legal hurdles amid revelations by constitutional law experts that any constitutional amendment for an extension of presidential term limits, albeit cumbersome and requiring a referendum, cannot benefit the incumbent. Mnangagwa’s pushing for a third term was supposedly …

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Axed Mutsvangwa Was “An Obstacle” Of Progress: War Vets

Members of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) yesterday fired a salvo on sacked Veterans of Liberation Struggle Affairs minister Christopher Mutsvangwa accusing him of being an obstacle and a pompous politician who was ignoring their grievances. This was revealed by ZNLWVA Manicaland chapter chairperson David Garwe at …

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ZAPU Leader Trashes Charumbira’s Assertions On Gukurahundi

Sibangilizwe Nkomo, leader of the ZAPU party, has criticised Chief Fortune Charumbira, the deputy president of the National Chiefs Council, for publicly denying that the atrocities during Gukurahundi were not acts of genocide. According to Nkomo, Chief Charumbira’s ‘denialist’ remarks indicate a deliberate attempt to conceal the Gukurahundi atrocities by …

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Editors Cautioned…Chief Charumbira Says Gukurahundi Not Genocide

Zimbabwe Council of Chiefs deputy president, Chief Fortune Charumbira says the killing of civilians in Matabeleland and Midlands provinces under a government operation code-named Gukurahundi early years of independence should not be classified as genocide. The Zanu PF politician was responding to questions from media editors at the ongoing Gukurahundi …

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