John Masuku

Dabengwa Offers To Serve Under Mnangagwa

OPPOSITION Zapu leader Dumiso Dabengwa has expressed willingness to serve under President-designate Emmerson Mnangagwa if the ruling Zapu PF party endorses a call to form ... Full story

Situation Rooms Established To Tackle Poll Based Challenges

By Moses Chibaya  Harare, November 24, 2017 - IN a bid to facilitate near real time remedies on electoral processes, the ongoing Biometric Voter Registration ... Full story

Why I Am Not Yet Celebrating The ‘Fall’ Of Mugabe

By Clayton Peel Robert Mugabe once said, “I will never, never, never, never surrender. Zimbabwe is mine, I am a Zimbabwean. Zimbabwe for Zimbabweans.” He repeated ... Full story

The 'Crocodile' Emerges As Zim's Improbable Saviour

Zimbabwe is turning its weary eyes to Emmerson Mnangagwa, the man known as the crocodile who was Robert Mugabe’s right-hand man for much of his ... Full story

Manzou Villagers Celebrate Mugabe Fall

HUNDREDS of villagers at Arnold Farm in Mazowe on Wednesday stormed former First Lady Grace Mugabe’s property to celebrate her husband’s downfall, whom they accused ... Full story

Zimbabwe's Chance To Break From Oppression - British PM

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May said the resignation of President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday has given Zimbabwe "an opportunity to forge a new ... Full story

Mnangagwa Expected Back Home For Swear In

FORMER vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to arrive in Zimbabwe early Wednesday morning and is likely to be sworn in as president. According to sources ... Full story

Lawyers Group Takes Mugabe To Court Over PG

By Staff Reporter Harare, November 22, 2017 – WHILE President Robert Mugabe has gone, High Court judge, Priscilla Chigumba this Wednesday is set to hear an ... Full story

Amnesty Chief Urges Return To Rule Of Law After Mugabe Fall

By Staff Reporter Harare, November 22, 2017 – AMNESTY International secretary general Salil Shetty has called on Zimbabwe’s new leadership to place greater commitment towards returning ... Full story

Resign Now Or Face Humiliation, Mnangagwa Says To Mugabe

OUSTED Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has warned his former boss President Robert Mugabe to step down immediately or suffer humiliation at the hands of the ... Full story

Zambia's Edgar Lungu Sends Kaunda To Convince Mugabe To Go

Reuters reports that Zambian President Edgar Lungu has sent former president Kenneth Kaunda to Harare to try to convince President Robert Mugabe to step down ... Full story

Zanu PF MPs Summoned For Mugabe Impeachment

THE ruling Zanu PF party has summoned all its legislators to a party caucus as the former liberation movement moved to trigger a process to ... Full story

Noon Deadline For Defiant Mugabe Passes As Zimbabwe Crisis Deepens

Harare - Robert Mugabe faced the threat of impeachment by his own party on Monday, after his shock insistence he still holds power in Zimbabwe ... Full story

Defiant Mugabe Stays On Despite Army Pressure

Zimbabwe's embattled leader Robert Mugabe has vowed to stay in power for several weeks, despite intensifying pressure on him to stand down. In a live ... Full story

BREAKING: Zanu PF Expels Mugabe, Grace, Reinstates Mnangagwa

By Staff Reporter Harare, November 19, 2017 – ZANU PF’s Central Committee has expelled President Robert Mugabe as party leader while reinstating expelled Vice President Emmerson ... Full story

SADC To Discuss Zimbabwe On Tuesday

Harare - Zimbabwe's political situation is set to be discussed on Tuesday when four countries with the southern African regional bloc meet in Angola. The Southern ... Full story

Grace Ready To Die 'For What Is Correct'

JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe's nephew has spoken out against the military's intervention in the country's politics. Patrick Zhuwao told the Reuters news agency that ... Full story

Army Stops Crowd From Marching On To State House

Zimbabwe soldiers blocked thousands of protesters as they tried to march on embattled President Robert Mugabe's official residence in Harare on Saturday, an AFP correspondent on ... Full story

Ecstatic Zimbabweans Flood Harare's Streets

HARARE - On the streets of the capital, Zimbabweans let their emotions run free as they spoke of political and economic change after two decades ... Full story

Zim Stock Exchange Loses Further Ground Amid Anxiety And Hope

Harare - The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange lost further ground on Friday as investors speculated on chances that bank balances, which have been losing value against ... Full story

FreeZim Rolls Out Empowerment Drive For Women

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa Harare, November 18, 2017 - FREEZIM Congress party is empowering its women membership as the 2018 elections beckon. The increasingly popular opposition led ... Full story

Parly Plots Mugabe Impeachment

PARLIAMENT is next week expected to consider a motion to impeach President Robert Mugabe, as the beleaguered Zanu PF leader’s exit from national politics after ... Full story

'There's No Going Back,' Zanu-PF Tells Mugabe

HARARE - Leaders of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s party are making plans to force him from office if the 93-year-old leader resists pressure from the ... Full story

Defiant Mugabe Makes First Public Appearance

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has made his first public appearance since the country's army took over on Wednesday. He attended a graduation ceremony in the capital, ... Full story

Churches, Civic Society Call For Transitional Govt

CHURCHES and civic society groups have called for the formulation of a transitional government to resolve the political crisis in the country This follows the moving-in ... Full story

Mugabe 'Trying To Buy Time' To Negotiate His Exit

Harare - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has refused to resign after meeting generals who have seized control of the country, as sources suggested the veteran ... Full story

Mugabe In Crunch Talks Over His Future

Zimbabwe's long-time president Robert Mugabe is holding talks with South African negotiators over his future. Envoys from the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) are trying to ... Full story

Tsvangirai Urges Mugabe Exit, Transitional Authority

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai (pictured) has urged President Robert Mugabe to voluntarily surrender power to pave way for an all inclusive transitional authority ... Full story

Zimbabweans Haven’t Been This Happy Since: Mliswa

Johannesburg – Zimbabwe's only independent member of Parliament and former Zanu-PF member Temba Mliswa says citizens in that country are happy that their lives have ... Full story

Zimbabwe Takeover 'Seems Like A Coup' - AU Chair Conde Worried

The African Union has spoken on the political situation in Zimbabwe where the army have seized key state institutions including the state broadcaster. President of the ... Full story

G40 Kingpin Moyo "Fished Out" At Mugabe's Home

ZANU PF political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere and Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo - the brains behind the G40 faction in the ruling party - were ... Full story

Mnangagwa Back In Zim To Take Control Of Government

HARARE – Dismissed former Zimbabwean Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived in Harare on Wednesday to take control of the country’s government. Mnangagwa, known as “The Crocodile”, was ... Full story

SA's Main Opposition Parties Urge Mugabe To Step Down Immediately

JOHANNESBURG - Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has called for Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe to step down and for free and fair elections to be ... Full story

FLASHBACK: Mahofa Urges Army Take Over As Country Burns

By Johannes Chin’ombe Mwenezi, August 05, 2016 – CONTROVESIAL Masvingo Provincial Affairs Minister, Shuvai Mahofa has told Zimbabwe Defence Forces commander, General Constantine Chiwenga ... Full story

Mugabe Paying For His Sins: Mutambara

By Staff Reporter FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara has exulted in the apparent ouster of President Robert Mugabe insisting the country’s founding leader was paying ... Full story

'It's A Coup, Despite What Zim Military Says' – Analysts

Analysts have described the Zimbabwean military's house arrest of President Robert Mugabe, his wife Grace, and other top state officials as a coup d'état, despite ... Full story

Jacob Zuma - Statement On The Unfolding Events Zimbabwe

President Jacob Zuma, on behalf of SADC, has noted with great concern the unfolding political situation in the Republic of Zimbabwe. President Zuma has called ... Full story

Zanu PF Youth League Jumps To Mugabe's Defense Against Army Threats

The youth league of Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu PF party has denounced the threats of the army against the party saying its interference is illegal. The group ... Full story

Zanu PF Says Will Not Succumb To Chiwenga Threats

By Staff Reporter Harare, November 14, 2017 - ZANU PF has vowed it will not succumb to Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) commander General Constantino Chiwenga’s “treasonable” ... Full story

BREAKING: Cops Raid Magamba Network Offices

By Staff Reporter Harare, November 14, 2017 - CID police raided Magamba Network offices in Harare’s Belgravia area Tuesday afternoon. They were armed with a warrant to confiscate laptops ... Full story

Zim Military Storms Zanu PF Internal Politics: Full Statement

Full statement by Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander, General Constantino Chiwenga Let us begin by quoting the Constitution of this country particularly the preamble which speaks ... Full story

Detained Briton given 72 hours to leave Zim

A 23-YEAR-OLD Briton who was arrested together with 20 other foreigners last week for trespassing into Marange diamond fields has been given 72 hours to ... Full story

Mnangagwa 'Linked To Terror Group Al-Shabaab'

Harare – Zanu PF claims that former deputy president Emmerson Mnangagwa "sponsored a local terror group al-Shabaab", which attacked his perceived enemies in the Midlands ... Full story

Army Boss Kidnaps Resident At Gunpoint, Assaults Him

A ZIMBABWE National Army boss has appeared before a Beitbridge magistrate court facing charges of kidnapping and threatening his victim with a fire arm. Colonel Dalton ... Full story

Overseas Tourists Avoid Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWE continues to struggle to attract overseas tourists from both western countries and China, the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority chief executive officer, Karikoga Kaseke, has said. Episodes ... Full story

Relief For Blogger Sentenced To Death

An appeals court in Mauritania has reduced a death sentence given to a blogger to a two-year jail term. Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mohamed M'khaitir was ... Full story

Zanu PF Seals Axed VP Mnangagwa's Fate

By Staff Reporter Harare. November 09, 2017 - The Zanu PF politburo on Wednesday sealed the fate of former State Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa whom ... Full story

Zanu PF Not ‘Stubborn’ Mugabe Property: Axed VP

By Staff Reporter Harare, November 09, 2017 - AXED Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa (pictured) has defiantly urged resistance against alleged Zanu PF capture by a ... Full story

Drama As Mnangagwa Tries To Flee Via Forbes Border Post

MUTARE - Drama ensured at Forbes Boarder Post on Tuesday when sacked Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's bid to exit the country into neighbouring Mozambique was ... Full story

Prosecutor-General Locked Out

ACTING Prosecutor-General Ray Goba has reportedly been locked out of his office following the recent nullification of his appointment as substantive PG by President Robert ... Full story

Grace Worse Than Mnangagwa: PDP

THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) says President Robert Mugabe’s wife, Grace (pictured) would be a worse off choice of a future President than ... Full story

Botswana’s Ian Khama Mocks Mnangagwa

Botswana president Seretse Khama Ian Khama has mocked political ongoings in neighbouring Zimbabwe in the aftermath of Mugabe’s firing of his vice-president Emmerson ... Full story

MPs Debate Condom Provision To Prisoners

Lawmakers and other stakeholders are seized with the unenviable task of crafting strategies on how best to prevent HIV transmission in prisons where the disease ... Full story

MDC Alliance Says No To Axed Mnangagwa

By Staff Reporter Harare, November 07, 2017 - MDC Alliance principals said Tuesday they will not allow axed Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and allies joining ... Full story

Mnangagwa: Mugabe's Sunken 'Crocodile'

Harare - Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was removed by Zimbabwe's leader Robert Mugabe as vice president on Monday after a bitter tussle with the first lady ... Full story

BREAKING: Mugabe fires VP Mnangagwa

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has finally taken the bold decision to fire his embattled deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa he has continuously accused of plotting to ... Full story

Mugabe Threatens To Fire VP Mnangagwa

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has threatened to sack Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa after his wife Grace was booed while addressing the Zimbabwean leader youth ... Full story

SA Based Zim Tycoon Takes On Mugabe, Tsvangirai

By Jeffrey Moyo and Evans Muranganwa Harare, October 04, 2017 - JOSEPH Busha, a South African based Zimbabwean business tycoon, has set his sights towards ... Full story

Spike In Violence Cases Against Children

HARARE – The United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) on Wednesday, said it was worried by the soaring number of cases of violence against ... Full story

ERC Seeks Pro-Mugabe Chiefs’ Censure

THE Election Resource Centre (ERC) has petitioned authorities to take a stand against local traditional chiefs who recently vowed to support Zanu PF ... Full story

ZLHR In Bid To Block Goba Replacement

THE Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has instituted fresh processes to find a new Prosecutor General following the controversial revocation of Ray Goba’s September ... Full story

Budget Watchdog Warns Of Double Digit Inflation

ZIMBABWEANS should brace for more price increases, with inflation likely to touch two- digit levels, the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) has warned. In its 2017 first ... Full story

200 Mental Patients Detained At Chikurubi Prison

OVER 200 mentally-challenged inmates are held up at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison due to failure by the Mental Health Review Board to sit and determine ... Full story

Rogue Charumbira Should Apologise: MDC-T

THE MDC-T has Chief Fortune Charumbira should both retract and apologise to Zimbabweans for controversial claims local traditional chiefs were firmly behind President ... Full story