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November 2, 2017 2:14 AM Stop Mugabe dynasty: War vets

WAR veterans have reiterated their call for citizens to stop President Robert Mugabe’s bid to establish a family dynasty in Zimbabwe. In a statement that outlines what the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) said were guidelines to stem the tide of pre and post-election violence in the country ahead of general elections next year, secretary 51

October 30, 2017 4:22 PM China's top legislature studies spirit of CPC congress as bi-monthly session begins

Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), presides over a meeting of the 30th session of the 12th NPC Standing Committee in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 30, 2017. The NPC Standing Committee began its bimonthly session Monday in Beijing by studying the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist 140

October 30, 2017 3:31 PM War vets court Tsvangirai to end Mugabe rule

Veterans of the country’s liberation struggle have invited MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai and western governments to assist in the fight to end President Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule. Amid concerns from the former freedom fighters that Mugabe —who turns 94 next February — is closely working with the Generation (G40)— to purge the ruling party of veterans 82

October 29, 2017 3:29 PM Zanu PF bigwigs in looting spree

Zanu PF is closing the net on party officials who are in the habit of fleecing citizens and the corporate world in the name of raising funds for the governing party. This comes amid reports that senior party officials in the ruling party could be lining their pockets from proceeds collected from events such as the presidential interface rallies and also the upcoming 62

October 29, 2017 5:15 AM Ibbo Mandaza takes aim at Mnangagwa

RESPECTED academic Ibbo Mandaza has claimed that Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s backers approached him to help push for a transitional government that will have been led by the under-fire politician. Mandaza said he rejected the overtures after he was approached by a South African minister about the proposed National Transitional Authority (NTA) 158

October 29, 2017 3:53 AM NPC, CPPCC study spirit of CPC congress

Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, presides over the meeting of the Leading Party Members' Group of the 12th NPC Standing Committee to comprehend the meaning of the 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress, in Beijing, China, Oct. 26, 2017. (Xinhua/Liu Weibing) Key members of the Standing 122

October 28, 2017 2:03 AM Zanu PF suspends top Mnangagwa allies

ZANU PF yesterday wielded the axe and suspended Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s four top allies in Masvingo and Midlands provinces, amid speculation that the purge was meant to weaken him in his perceived strongholds ahead of the ruling party’s extraordinary congress slated for December this year. The four — Masvingo provincial chairman Ezra Chadzamira 39

October 27, 2017 3:21 PM Students should expect 8% increase across the board

Cape Town – South African students should expect a fee increase of 8% across the sector, Universities South Africa said on Friday. However, it remains to be seen whether the predicted increase will be funded by the state or by students themselves, Universities South Africa CEO Professor Ahmed Bawa told News24. Universities South Africa is the representative 405

October 27, 2017 4:44 AM Opposition dead in the water

THE idea of an opposition coalition against the ruling Zanu-PF is dead in the water as the ideologically bankrupt parties have continued to bicker over positions, a development that has led to the formation of three “grand coalitions.” On one hand is the MDC Alliance led by MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai and another is fronted by national people’s 55

October 27, 2017 12:28 AM War Vets to hold summit to topple Robert Mugabe

VETERANS of the liberation struggle will convene a gathering in Harare at Gwanzura stadium in what Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) spokesperson Douglas Mahiya is an indaba that could define the “course of history”. Mahiya said the association will seek a mandate from its members and Zimbabweans in general on how to “deal with the old man (Mugabe) 37