BREAKING!!! Mugabe still President: Tshinga Dube

By Daniel Chigundu Former War Veterans Minister Tshinga Dube says President Robert Mugabe has not yet stepped down as leader of the country and his fate will only be finalised tomorrow. Briefing people after a demonstration organised by war veterans, Comrade Dube said “I have been sent by General Constantine Chiwenga to advise people to go home for today, he said we should not go …

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Zimbos demonstrate against Mugabe

People from across Zimbabwe have converged in Harare and Bulawayo to demand that President Robert Mugabe step down and pave way for a new leader. Zimbabweans took to the streets for the first time since independence in 1980 to collectively demonstrate against the veteran politician who is currently under house arrest from Tuesday. Mugabe who turns 94 in February next year is accused of running …

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War veterans give Mugabe 24hrs to go

By Daniel Chigundu ZIMBABWE National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWA) says President Robert Mugabe has to promptly leave office now or face consequences. Mugabe who turns 94 years next year in February is currently under house arrest since Tuesday when the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) took over control of the government. The aged Zimbabwean is reportedly refusing to step down following negotiations with ZDF and …

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Military takeover: 2018 elections now in doubt

By Daniel Chigundu Veritas Zimbabwe says there is a likelihood that 2018 elections will be postponed owing to current political issues bedevilling the country which were worsened by the recent military intervention. On Tuesday, the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) took over power from President Robert Mugabe a development which some commentators have described as “soft coup”. On its part, ZDF said it has not taken …

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Lumumba Launches Voter Registration Campaign For Hatfield Constituency

By Tariro D. Senderayi Former Zanu PF politician Acie Lumumba has moved to address the problem of voter apathy. It’s not a secret that there is a number of virgin voters ripe for the taking by political parties. The first step is to ensure that they are on the voters roll by registration. Acie Lumumba has launched a voter registration campaign where he and a …

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CSOs condemn pre-filled affidavits

By Watmore Makokoba Civic society organisations (CSOs) have castigated political parties that are issuing pre-filled affidavits, adding that it is an unlawful development meant to interfere with the on-going biometric voter registration (BVR) exercise. People intending to register under the new system are required to provide proof of residence which has proved to be difficult for many people who are resorting to using VR9 Form …

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Opposition coalition: UK branches fail to agree

By Wisdom Mumera The United Kingdom based branches of the various Zimbabwean political parties have failed to agree on the best way forward for the country demonstrating the same divisions hindering the creation of a single opposition coalition back home. The parties that met on Sunday for discussions in Leicester include the Tendai Biti led People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Dumiso Dabengwa’s ZAPU and Dr Noah …

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2018 Presidential candidates: Chiefs caught offside

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa Civic society organisations have condemned traditional leaders for deliberately violating Section 281 of the Constitution by declaring their support for President Robert Mugabe’s candidature for the impending 2018 elections. During the National Annual Chiefs Conference held in Bulawayo last week, Zimbabwe’s Chiefs Council (ZCC) president Fortune Charumbira announced that the chiefs were fully behind the candidature of the 93-year-old leader. The endorsement also …

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2018 elections: Nkosana Moyo banks on Mugabe, Tsvangirai ill health

By Daniel Chigundu Alliance for People’s Agenda (APA) leader Dr Nkosana Moyo says he is expecting to win the 2018 elections because people will dump both President Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai owing to their ill health status. President Robert Mugabe is always in and out of the country going to Singapore and Malaysia for alleged medical checkups for undisclosed diseases which some people allege …

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2018 elections: Nkosana Moyo banks on Mugabe, Tsvangirai ill health

By Daniel Chigundu Alliance for People’s Agenda (APA) leader Dr Nkosana Moyo says he is expecting to win the 2018 elections because people will dump both President Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai owing to their ill health status. President Robert Mugabe is always in and out of the country going to Singapore and Malaysia for alleged medical checkups for undisclosed diseases which some people allege …

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