Emmerson Mnangagwa

Emmerson Mnangagwa

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Lands minister Perrance Shiri (pictured) has ejected new A2 sugarcane farmers who grabbed Tongaat Hulett houses and evicted company employees in the process, claiming they had five-year leases. ...
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PROSECUTOR-GENERAL Kumbirai Hodzi has beefed up his staff complement and embarked on a drive to take over all high-profile corruption cases assigned to President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s special anti-corruption unit. ...
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THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) will this week host representatives of political parties, election observer groups, constitutional commissions and civic society to diagnose its handling of the July 30, 2018 harmonised elections. ...
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PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has dismissed allegations that the lavish jets he used on his recent trips to the United Arab Emirates, South Africa and Bulawayo had drained Treasury, saying they did not cost the State a penny. ...
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THE business community in Bulawayo on Thursday pooled resources and dispatched two trucks with food aid to the Eastern Highlands to assist those affected by Cyclone Idai. ...
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ACTIVIST and journalist Zenzele Ndebele was yesterday arrested at State House in Bulawayo where he was demanding that President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was meeting civic society organisations (CSOs) from the region, should address the 1980 Gukurahundi massacres. ...
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FreeZim Congress party leader Joseph Busha yesterday described the national dialogue initiated by President Emmerson Mnangagwa as a useless exercise that will not take the country forward ...
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MASVINGO High Court judge, Justice Joseph Mafusire, has granted an order compelling President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Justice minister Ziyambi Ziyambi to extend the tenure of the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) to an effective 10 years as prescribed by the Constitution. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
A signature characteristic of former President Robert Mugabe (pictured)’s administration was silence in the face of crippling crises. Zimbabweans, at the height of Mugabe’s rule, had become resigned to fate. ...
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President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday appointed top businessman and ally, Senator Oliver Chidawu as Harare Provincial Affairs minister, replacing Mirriam Chikukwa, who held the post between 2013 and 2018. ...
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National News ZimDecides18
High Court judge Justice Moses Foroma yesterday released, on USD$1 000 bail, Heal Zimbabwe Trust director and chairperson of the Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition, Rashid Mahiya, who is facing charges of attempting to overthrow President Emerson Mnangagwa’s government. ...
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Military factor influencing polls
MILITARY influence, fractured political parties and a rigid legal approach in dealing with electoral issues have been singled out as some of the major reasons the July 30, 2018 general elections failed to meet the expectations of the international community. ...
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THE retirement of four military generals and their immediate reassignment to Foreign Affairs has been widely interpreted as President Emmerson Mnangagwa moving to coup-proof his regime by getting rid of key elements that toppled long-time ruler Robert Mugabe in 2017. However, this could have been a smoke and mirrors game, with the military entrenching itself to drive the country’s diplomatic offensive and direct its foreign policy. ...
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OPPOSITION United African National Council (UANC) leader Gwinyai Muzorewa has accused the country’s top political leadership of abusing the national dialogue process to pursue their own personal agendas at the expense of the suffering citizens. ...
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President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s international re-engagement bid is set to bear fruits with the arrival of his Botswana counterpart, Mokgweetsi Masisi, with the two leaders expected to lead talks for a possible bailout of $500 million and one billion pula to Zimbabwe. ...
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PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government, desperate for international respite regarding the country’s image and human rights record, was yesterday thrust into the global limelight after a visiting top international labour unionist was arrested before being released several hours later. ...
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Mnangagwa mirrors Mugabe: Report
ZIMBABWE’S new dispensation mirrors the previous regime as President Emmerson Mnangagwa – who won a disputed election last year – fails to walk the talk on democratic reforms, the latest annual Freedom in the World Report on political rights and civil liberties by international non-governmental organisation (NGO) Freedom House has indicated. ...
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PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa is not reading too much into rants made by former President Robert Mugabe at the weekend, saying his predecessor was entitled to his opinion. ...
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BY BLESSED MHLANGA PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s team pressed on to dialogue with losing candidates in last July’s presidential election in the absence of main opposition MDC leader Nelson ...
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THE MDC party has threatened to unleash more protests as part of efforts to pile pressure on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to urgently engage with opposition party leader Nelson Chamisa to resolve the country’s political gridlock. ...
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PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has stepped up efforts to appoint a new Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission board following the mass resignation of the Job Whabira-led team last month. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
Professor Francis Fukuyama once said that there is now a general recognition that if you don’t get the politics part of the development process right, none of its other parts, including economic policies, are going to work either. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
Zimbabwe, a land of unparalleled beauty and infinite potential, is again under democratic and economic siege. Armed men are removing residents from their homes. Unknown assailants have burnt the headquarters of the leading opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change. ...
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The United Nations has expressed deep concern at reports of people being raped and tortured in the ongoing crackdown against dissent in Zimbabwe and demanded President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government to act to end the impunity. ...
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National News
President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday led the second national clean-up campaign at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals, where he disclosed that tougher laws to punish litterbugs were on the cards. ...
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PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa says he was happy to receive criticism over the manner he was handling the economy as many Zimbabweans felt his government had failed to turnaround their fortunes, NewsDay Weekender has heard. ...
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OPPOSITION MDC leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday said his party was ready for dialogue with the ruling Zanu PF party to end the country’s deteriorating economic, social and political situation, but on condition the talks are anchored on President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s unresolved legitimacy issue. ...
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PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has succumbed to pressure from local and international human rights groups to rein in killer soldiers, and yesterday appointed a 10-member inter-ministerial taskforce to further investigate the military’s excesses in line with recommendations by the Kgalema Motlanthe-led commission of inquiry into the August 1, 2018 fatal shootings. ...
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PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday described the late music superstar Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi as a world-acclaimed musician who, however, remained patriotic to his country up to the time of his death last week. ...
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GLOBAL human rights watchdog, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has dismissed President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s reform pledge as a paper tiger devoid of implementation since he came into office, with his regime accused of widespread human rights violations. ...
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