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Business man Nkosana Moyo speaks during the launch of his party Alliance of People's Agenda in Harare, Zimbabwe on June 29 2017. Nkosana Moyo is a former cabinet minister who resigned in 2001 sighting mismanagement of President Robert Mugabe's government and has been living in exile ever since.

A WEEK is an extraordinarily long time in Zimbabwean politics. One week, a female Vice President of the powerful ruling party Zanu PF is being insulted and summarily ejected out of the party and the next the seemingly powerful remaining Vice-President is facing power point presentations accusing him of “plotting” to replace the currently all powerful President Robert Mugabe. ...
Nelson Chamisa,

FIERCE jostling for power has reportedly erupted in the opposition MDC-T, as party hawks were lobbying for ailing opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai to step down on health grounds and hand over power to his youthful deputy, Nelson Chamisa, NewsDay has established. ...
Mutasa Central legislator Trevor Saruwaka

DAGGERS have been drawn between the MDC-T Manicaland provincial executive and the newly-appointed Mutare town clerk Joshua Maligwa, after the latter recently publicly declared his allegiance to Zanu PF. ...
MDC-T president Morgan Tsvangirai

THE much-hyped crunch meeting between MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai and his deputy, Thokozani Khupe, to mend their rift over participation in the MDC Alliance reportedly got off to ...
First Lady Grace Mugabe

FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe could have inadvertently let the cat out of the bag, when she revealed that when President Robert Mugabe (pictured) was taken ill and had diarrhoea for two weeks, he called for Defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi, a revelation that is likely to shake the political scene, as this could imply he is the preferred successor. ...
President R.G.Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe says he is considering a leadership reshuffle in Masvingo province following the unabated factional and tribal wars within his Zanu PF party. ...
Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans’ Association chairperson Christopher Mutsvangwa

THE Zimbabwe National Liberations War Veterans’ Association (ZNLWVA) has vowed to resist Zanu PF attempts to dissolve the Christopher Mutsvangwa-led executive, saying the ruling party had no legal grounds to dictate how the association was run. ...
ZIMBABWE POLICE WHEN THEY STOP YOU IN 2017

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THE Zanu PF politburo yesterday cracked the whip on errant party members and fired Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s self-confessed ally, Energy Mutodi ...
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THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has dismissed as mere speculation suggestions by Zanu PF that next year’s elections could be held earlier than expected. ...
Mutare Central legislator Innocent Gonese

MDC-T MPs have filed a constitutional application seeking the nullification of Parliament proceedings that led to the passing of the Constitutional Amendment Bill (No.1), which gives the President sole powers, to appoint the Chief Justice, his deputy and the Judge President. ...
MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday said he would never be party to any coalition deal that falls outside the democratic values of legitimacy and elections, dismissing reports he was warming up to a possible coalition government with Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa. ...
Nelson-Mandela

Zanu PF yesterday remained tight-lipped in the aftermath of an angry retort from South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) party to comments from President Robert Mugabe directed at the neighbouring country’s founding leader and anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela. ...
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ACADEMIC, author and publisher, Ibbo Mandaza has said Africans have to find other modes of choosing leaders and cancel elections, arguing that polls have proved not to work. ...
MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai (right) shares a lighter moment with MDC’s Welshman Ncube at the signing ceremony to launch the MDC Alliance  at Zimbabwe Grounds in Harare

THE recently-launched MDC Alliance risks giving Zanu PF an easy victory in next year’s elections if opposition parties in the coalition deal fail to urgently address internal fissures centred around sharing of seats and other teething problems threatening to derail the project, political analysts have warned. ...
Agrippa Mutambara

ZIMBABWE People First (ZimPF) leader, Agrippa Mutambara has distanced himself from the Gukurahundi massacres, claiming the State-sanctioned mass killings, which claimed over 20 000 lives in Matabeleland and Midlands regions in the 1980s, were conducted without the knowledge of some top army commanders at the time. ...
Dumiso Dabengwa

ZAPU leader Dumiso Dabengwa and the party’s secretary-general Strike Mkandla have reportedly clashed over control of the secretariat and party organs, amid claims that the latter was positioning himself to take over the presidency at the next congress in 2020. ...
MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday said he was confident a coalesced opposition would defeat Zanu PF in next year’s elections ...
Zanu PF over-stayed and over-invested on one horse to the detriment of any other potential horses. Pic: Tafadzwa Ufumeli

ZANU PF Harare province was at the weekend reportedly rocked by another bruising factional fight after four provincial executive members were suspended on allegations of sabotaging party programmes and belonging to a rival faction believed to be aligned to Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa. ...
First Lady Grace Mugabe. Pic by Shepherd Tozvireva

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe (93) needs to rein in his wife, Grace, and stop her from usurping executive powers, opposition parties and analysts have said. ...
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PEOPLE’S Democratic Party (PDP) leader, Tendai Biti has organised an urgent meeting with disgruntled Matabeleland lieutenants this week to resolve their differences after they boycotted the MDC Alliance ...
MDC-T President Morgan Tsvangirai

THE rift between MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai (pictured) and his deputy, Thokozani Khupe, over their party’s involvement in the MDC Alliance has reportedly widened, with the latter demanding that they meet at a neutral venue outside Harare to resolve their differences to avoid another split. ...
Business man Nkosana Moyo speaks during the launch of his party Alliance of People's Agenda in Harare, Zimbabwe on June 29 2017. Nkosana Moyo is a former cabinet minister who resigned in 2001 sighting mismanagement of President Robert Mugabe's government and has been living in exile ever since.

ZIMBABWEANS will find a way of confronting President Robert Mugabe’s administration if elections do not work, presidential aspirant and former Cabinet minister Nkosana Moyo has said. ...
National People’s Party leader Joice Mujuru

Mubaiwa has since written to Mujuru accusing her of being worse than Zanu PF and stifling democracy. ...
NPP Leader Dr.Joyce Mujuru

NATIONAL People’s Party (NPP) president Joice Mujuru has locked horns with MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai over the identity of their proposed coalition deal, with the former Vice-President saying she was uncomfortable with the name MDC Alliance, which she claims portrays the most prominent player. ...
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Emmerson-Mnangagwa

A SOLIDARITY march organised for First Lady Grace Mugabe by her supporters in Harare yesterday failed to live up to its billing, as it turned into an anti-Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa show, as top Zanu PF officials took turns to lampoon President Robert Mugabe’s deputy. ...
MDC-T deputy president Thokozani Khupe

MDC-T vice-president, Thokozani Khupe and her allies, chairman, Lovemore Moyo and organising secretary, Abednico Bhebhe, are reportedly plotting to boycott party leader, Morgan Tsvangirai’s planned MDC Alliance launch in Bulawayo on Saturday over security concerns. ...
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TWO Kwekwe MDC-T councillors, accused of voting a Zanu PF councillor for the deputy mayor’s position, have been spared the axe after the party’s provincial executive overturned their suspensions. ...
Masango Matambanadzo

KWEKWE Central legislator, Masango “Blackman” Matambanadzo has set himself on a collision course with fellow ruling party officials in the Midlands province after he organised a parallel fundraising programme for President Robert Mugabe’s rally in Gweru tomorrow. ...
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THE Midlands State University (MSU) has reportedly suspended lectures on Friday to enable all students and lecturers to attend President Robert Mugabe interface rally in Gweru. ...