MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai will this week kickstart a countrywide tour to seek national consensus from his structures and Zimbabweans in general on a proposed coalition of opposition parties, as his party continues giving mixed signals on the formation of an alliance.
INDEPENDENT Norton MP Temba Mliswa yesterday upped the stakes in the 2018 presidential elections when he announced that his formation of independents under the banner Third Force is courting some prominent businesspersons to come and stand as its presidential candidate.
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe apparently must not lose sleep over the acrimonious factional struggles in Zanu PF because rural district councils are ready to support him in his quest to retain power at all costs.
THE Joice Mujuru-led opposition Zimbabwe People First says it has pulled all the stops to ensure a resounding victory for its parliamentary candidate, Kudakwashe Gopo, in the Bikita West by-election this weekend.
OUTGOING Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku yesterday revealed the extent of government interference in the judiciary, amid claims that a member of the Executive wrote a fake letter trying to stop the process of appointing judicial officers.
KARIBA pastor and human rights activist, Patrick Mugadza, was arrested yesterday and charged with undermining President Robert Mugabe’s authority following his recent “prediction” of the 92-year-old Zanu PF leader’s “looming death”.
ZANU PF political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere has vented his anger at top scribes at the State-controlled Herald newspaper, accusing them of fanning factionalism instead of supporting “the [ruling] party and leadership”.
ZENGEZA West legislator, Simon Chidhakwa, is lobbying Parliament to amend laws governing the august House to allow legislators to use the secret ballot and “kill the one-centre-of-power syndrome” wrought by the political parties’ whipping system when passing controversial pieces of legislation.
WAR veterans have challenged Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo to a public debate over a number of issues, chief among them the acrimonious Zanu PF succession issue and runaway corruption by government officials.
War Veterans minister, Tshinga Dube, said the public spats among top government officials have shocked and confused him, as Zanu PF factionalism continues to play out in the open.