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Zanu (PF) leadership soap new twist as Mugabe appoints Vice Presidents

Zimbabwe ruler Robert Mugabe yesterday after dropping guillotine on his already thinned ruling party that saw the firing of the now former Vice President Joice Teurai Ropa Mujuru as handsomely rewarded some key loyalists to his now visibly powerful wife Dr Grace Mugabe’s power campaign. Edna Madzongwe, who in her capacity as Senate president played a spin role in elevating ...

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Paranoid Mugabe relieves deputy Mujuru of duty

This  afternoon Mugabe has, as expected dropped his biggest axe-blow on his immediate subordinate, Vice President Dr. Joice Teurai Ropa Mujuru in a major Cabinet reshuffle that has also claimed at least half a dozen other ministers who failed to secure central committee positions in the part ahead of the party congress last week. Mujuru was the last to be shown the exit door ...

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VP Joice Mujuru breaks silence, issues official statement

PRESS STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE HONOURABLE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE, AND MEMBER OF THE RULING PARTY, ZANU PF – HONOURABLE DR. JOICE TEURAI ROPA MUJURU, TO THE CITIZENS OF ZIMBABWE. Dear Comrades, friends, fellow citizens and countrymen: I am grateful to the Lord that I am able to address you once again, despite the ever present but ...

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Aging Mugabe slips tongue, “Pasi neZanu(PF)”

90year old Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe just after being endorsed the sole party candidate for the Presidential Elections 2018  stunned Zanu PF delegates when he shouted “Pasi neZanu PF” (translated, Down with Zanu (PF)) as he wrapped up his speech. He was immediately corrected and he then shouted, Pamberi neZanu PF. This ironic slip has left a lot baffled, yet the ...

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“Mugabe has practically lost control”, blasts ousted Zanu(PF) bigwig Gumbo

Zimbabweans should stand up and fight against bad leadership, says the suspended Zanu (PF) spokesperson Rugare Gumbo. “We fought to liberate Zimbabwe and have done our part. I think Zimbabweans must take it upon themselves to confront bad leadership in both Zanu (PF) and the nation. They should not just sit back as a crisis unfolds,” Gumbo told The Zimbabwean. ...

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Boycott Mujuru outrages Mugabe at Zanu(PF) congress

The Zanu (PF) sixth congress entered its third day today with President Robert Mugabe saying he was baffled by his deputy’s absence from the gathering. Unsurprising is the absence, considering the tirade of insults, accusations and threats the Vice President has endured from the He claimed that Mujuru, who he has accused of dabbling in witchcraft to topple him has ...

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Zanu(PF) turns ugly as Nicholas Goche quits

HARARE – Politburo heavyweight Nicholas Goche dramatically quit Zanu PF’s violent central committee elections in Bindura yesterday, charging angrily that he was now completely fed up with the ugly factional and succession wars that are devouring President Robert Mugabe’s ruling party. Goche’s sensational abandonment of the elections, which leaves his Cabinet position in doubt, came after violent hired thugs, who ...

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28 massacred by Al Shabaab in Kenya

Islamist militants ambushed a bus in Kenya on Saturday and sprayed bullets on those who failed to recite Quran verses, killing at least 28 people, authorities said. The bus, which had 60 people aboard, was heading from Mandera, near the Somali border, to the capital of Nairobi. About 20 miles into its dawn journey, militants stopped it at a hilly ...

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Mugabe resets the ZANU-PF mandate to oust embattled Joyce Mujuru

(Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe has changed the constitution of his ruling ZANU-PF party to allow him to directly appoint his deputies, giving the 90-year-old sole power to anoint his successor, party sources said on Sunday. Until now Mugabe and his two ZANU-PF deputies have been elected by politburo members from the country’s 10 regions. The deputies automatically took ...

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Prophet Magaya “PHD All Night” stampede leaves 15 dead

KWEKWE – Fifteen people are reported dead while many others were seriously injured after a stampede at Prophet Walter Magaya’s all night crusade at Mbizo Stadium in Kwekwe this morning. The incident occured soon after the crusade, which was attended by about 15 000 congregants, when police allegedly closed other gates forcing the attendees to use a single exit point. It ...

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