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September 18, 2018 3:33 PM Zanu PF expels ‘rogue’ party member

The ruling Zanu PF has expelled Talent Kadzima who stood as an independent candidate in the Nyanga South National Assembly elections. Kadzima, defied the party and stood as an independent candidate after she lost the primaries to Supa Mandiwanzira, the former Information Communications Technology and Cyber Security minister. The decision to expel Kadzima 5

September 18, 2018 2:04 PM Zanu PF hijacks women’s bank

There are fears that Zanu PF is hijacking the Zimbabwe Women’s Microfinance Bank (ZWMB), after several women were recently turned away from a meeting which took place at a Bulawayo hotel on the basis that they were not card-carrying ruling party members. The Daily News is reliably informed that a group of women were turned away upon arrival at the Bulawayo 5

September 12, 2018 1:59 PM Malaba humiliated in Parliament

Chief Justice Luke Malaba had a torrid time in Parliament yesterday after the opposition legislators tried to stop him from swearing-in speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda and his deputy Tsitsi Gezi. Malaba was embarrassed when he entered the National Assembly chambers as the MDC Alliance MPs started to sing “mbavha, mbavha” (thief, thief) 7

August 29, 2018 3:20 PM New Cabinet must help ‘restore legacy’

Former president Robert Mugabe was notorious for stuffing his Cabinet with poor performers. The ultimate for him was to reward his cronies for their loyalty and ensuring fair representation across regions, while also serving as a retirement home for his bosom buddies. With his fall last November, many expected his successor Emmerson Mnangagwa to depart 27

August 29, 2018 1:44 PM Chamisa to embark on nationwide rallies

MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa will this Sunday embark on nationwide rallies to thank his supporters for voting overwhelming for him and advise them on the way forward. Ironically, Chamisa’s rallies come at a time when president Emmerson Mnangagwa is also lining up countrywide tours to thank the people for voting for him and Zanu PF in the July 30 harmonised 27

August 22, 2018 3:31 PM #Zimbabwe election petition: Quotable Quotes

Doug Coltart: “ZANU PF lawyers are focusing all their attention on the pre-election environment & technical points. They’re avoiding dealing with the NUMBERS—the crux of Chamisa’s case—because the evidence from ZEC’s OWN data establishes Chamisa’s case that ED didn’t cross the 50% mark.” Alex T Magaisa: “Tough, robust (& some might say hostile) interrogation 31

August 21, 2018 3:58 PM MDC leader hails Sadc for not congratulating Mnangagwa

Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday hailed southern African leaders for not congratulating President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa at a summit in Namibia held last week. Heads of State from the 16-nation Sadc met for its 38th summit in Windhoek and in a communiqué, ignored Mnangagwa’s victory despite congratulating Angolan President Joao Lourenco and his Movement 29

August 19, 2018 2:37 PM MDC leader ropes in Mandela’s lawyer

A top South African advocate has been drafted into MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa’s legal team to fight the opposition party’s Constitutional Court (Con-Court) challenge to be heard on Wednesday. Advocate Jeremy Gauntlett, who was the lawyer for South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela, joins Chamisa’s backroom strategists, with his lead advocate 33

August 10, 2018 1:56 PM MDC challenges election results in court

Zimbabwe’s main opposition party is filing a legal challenge to the results of the country’s first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot. Lawyers for the Movement for Democratic Change party have arrived at court less than an hour before closing time to submit papers alleging the July 30 vote was rigged. The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has said President 15

August 6, 2018 1:52 PM Internet mocks Chigumba’s makeup

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Priscilla Chigumba, whose face and voice has become a common feature on local and foreign television stations as well as online media in the past weeks, has become a butt of jokes with people making fun of her makeup. The joking has gotten to a point where there is a “Chigumba Challenge” as Zimbabweans 40