OPPOSITION political parties and social commentators have upped the ante on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to expel Finance deputy minister Terence Mukupe for “recklessly” claiming that the military would not recognise a victory by an opposition leader.
UNITED Family International church (UFIC) founder, Emmanuel Makandiwa and his wife, Ruth, have objected to a fresh High Court bid by a Harare couple claiming $6,5 million from the clergy.
Former Higher and Tertiary Education minister Godfrey Gandawa, who is facing criminal charges over the alleged abuse of the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef), has applied to have the charges dropped, arguing they were not properly presented by the State.
THE business community appears to have lost confidence in President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s new political dispensation, with the latest Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI)’s composite Business Confidence Index (BCI) indicating a negative trajectory, particularly in the first quarter of this year.
Long-serving Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister, Josaya Hungwe, who recently got a second bite of the cherry following the coming in of the new political dispensation led by President Emmerson Mnangagwa, has indicated he would retire after the forthcoming general elections.
THOKOZANI Khupe’s breakaway faction of the MDC-T has expressed shock over police’s failure to arrest suspected party hooligans, who verbally abused the former Deputy Prime Minister during her Supreme Court hearing in Harare on Tuesday.
GOVERNMENT yesterday described as “reckless, unlawful and contemptuous” the recent statement by Finance deputy minister Terrence Mukupe that the military would not allow MDC-T presidential candidate, Nelson Chamisa to rule if he wins this year’s polls.
THE Johanne Marange Apostolic Church yesterday “prophesied” a President Emmerson Mnangagwa victory in the forthcoming general elections.
FORMER President Robert Mugabe yesterday failed to turn up to Parliament after being summoned to give oral evidence on the missing $15 billion diamond revenue, which he alluded to in 2016.
AMENDMENTS to the Electoral Act, which have since been passed by Parliament and now await assent by President Emmerson Mnangagwa, will allow Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) to set up more polling stations in highly-populated areas, instead of restricting the numbers to those used in 2013.