OPPOSITION parties and political analysts yesterday described President Robert Mugabe’s threat to withdraw Zimbabwe’s membership of the United Nations (UN) as “suicidal”.
OPPOSITION political parties have labelled as hypocritical demands by President Robert Mugabe (pictured) for reforms at the United Nations Security Council, saying the Zanu PF leader should first implement security sector reforms at home before demanding reforms at the UN.
FORMER Bulilima East legislator, Norman Mpofu (MDC-T), has urged government to carefully handle the emotive Gukurahundi issue and facilitate national healing and reconciliation, saying failure to do so could trigger civil strife.
ZAPU leader Dumiso Dabengwa has said removing President Robert Mugabe and Zanu PF alone is not enough, saying Zimbabweans must also weed the country of the “evil system” that has sustained the governing party since 1980 to guarantee economic turnaround.
POLICE Commissioner-General, Augustine Chihuri, has warned opposition political parties to stop pushing for President Robert Mugabe’s ouster before the end of his term, but wait for another opportunity to challenge him in the 2018 general elections.
THE Matabeleland South chapter of the Joice Mujuru-led Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) has been rocked by tribal and factional fights with interim provincial executive member, Bekezela Maduma Fuzwayo, cited as the chief culprit.
ACTING President Emmerson Mnangagwa has defended President Robert Mugabe’s 36-year-old rule, arguing the 92-year-old leader is still capable of managing the country’s affairs, despite increasing pressure from different groups to step down over his failure to revive the fortunes of the country.
THE ruling Zanu PF party has organised a “homecoming party” and “thank you rally” for President Robert Mugabe, who is expected home tomorrow after attending the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
THE opposition MDC-T has thrown its weight behind its five Bulawayo councillors including deputy mayor, Gift Banda, and threatened to take legal action against government to reverse their suspension.
WAR veterans have come out guns blazing against Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo’s derision of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans’ Association (ZNLWVA) secretary-general Victor Matemadanda.