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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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UNCONFIRMED: ZRP Commissioner Augustine Chihuri Resigns

Police Commissioner Augustine Chihuri last night tendered his resignation to President Mugabe as Zanu-PF infighting filters into the country’s security agencies, The Zimbabwe Mail reported. The publication claims that on Wednesday a senior government official whose name cannot be revealed told its reporter that the long serving police Commissioner who is also from the spotlight Mashonaland Central Province much affected ...

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Zanu PF “Bootlickers Club” ousts 8th Provincial Chairman

Mashonaland East Zanu-PF provincial chairperson Ray Kaukonde whose head has been on the bullseye since Dr Amai took captainship of the faction vessel steered to detour vice president Joyce Mujuru was yesterday kicked out of office through a vote of no confidence passed on him and some members of his executive. Kaukonde tallies the number of ousted provincial chairs to ...

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Diplomatic Vice President Mujuru outsmarts paranoid rivals

With stakes weighing heavily against her, Republic of Zimbabwe vice president Dr. Joyce Mujuru has broken her deafening silence with a passionately and diplomatic statement which addresses bizarre allegations that have been thrown towards her. In her statement, she clearly outlines her conviction, position of loyalty and ambition. Her position is one no one could envy to be, with the ...

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Floods batter Harare’s forgotten streets

Heavy rains that swept through the country as the seasons turned have brought a brutal force in the capital which didn’t spare misery to all within its paths. The city officially recorded a flood today, with many cars, market stalks and low level businesses left drenched not only it heavenly wet substances but the rot that the forgotten sewer system ...

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Tsvangirai spins the wheel on Chamisa Coup D’etat

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday hinted that Nelson Chamisa could be co-opted into the MDC national executive. The former prime minister told the Daily News in an exclusive interview in Harare yesterday that the 36-year-old’s sudden fall from power does not mean he stops taking a prominent role in the MDC. Chamisa, touted as a potential successor to Tsvangirai, is ...

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Chamisa breaks silence, registers to practice law

by Nehanda Radio Former ICT Minister and Kuwadzana (MDC-T) MP Nelson Chamisa is now a registered lawyer. On Wednesday Chamisa was formerly and officially admitted as a legal practitioner at the High Court before Justice Lavender Makoni. “The development marks the beginning of yet another exciting chapter in the expedition to locate significance and value in the turn of our ...

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Guy Scott: The Curse of a White African President

AP Reuters: ZAMBIA’S acting president on Tuesday rescinded his decision to dismiss the ruling party’s chief in a bid to defuse a political conflict that triggered overnight riots. The humiliating reversal was announced by acting president Guy Scott and Edgar Lungu, who was restored as secretary general of the ruling Patriotic Front party. Police and demonstrators clashed late on Monday ...

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Chamisa played, “Check-Mate”!

Source: The Herald Unconfirmed sources are humming the bullet-hit former MDC-T organising secretary Mr Nelson Chamisa is allegedly mulling forming his own party after he dramatically lost the party’s secretary-general post to dark horse Douglas Mwonzora, who was the party’s secretary for information and publicity. Chamisa who scored 1 762 votes for the secretary general’s post against Mwonzora’s 2 464 ...

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