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Zapu to ‘recall’ Zanu PF ministers

BY NIZBERT MOYO Opposition party Zapu says it will this week write to Parliament seeking to recall its former members, who are now part of the ruling Zanu PF. Iphuthile Maphosa, the Zapu spokesperson, said the decision was taken at a special meeting of the party’s National People’s Council held in Bulawayo yesterday. Former Zapu […]

By The Standard Apr. 11, 2021
Zapu to ‘recall’ Zanu PF ministers
By The Standard Apr. 11, 2021
Khupe gets millions from govt purse
By The Standard Jul. 13, 2020
Govt blames Gukurahundi victims documentation delays on Covid-19
Govt blames Gukurahundi victims documentation delays on Covid-19

The documentation of victims of Gukurahundi has been affected by the current lockdown measures implemented to stop the spread of Covid-19, Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage minister Kazembe Kazembe has said.

By The Standard Jul. 8, 2020
Chamisa speaks on ‘next steps’

MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa will today speak on the direction his party will take in the wake of a fierce battle for control of the country’s main opposition party.

By The Standard Jul. 8, 2020
Mnangagwa wants to kill me: Moyo

Exiled former Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo claims President Emmerson Mnangagwa tried to assassinate him and he has evidence to prove it.

By The Standard Jul. 6, 2020
Biti, Karenyi – More freed on bail

MDC Alliance vice presidents, Tendai Biti and Lynnette Karenyi-Kore and other party leaders who were arrested at the Morgan Tsvangirai House on Friday have been granted $1000 bail each.

By The Standard Jun. 6, 2020
I’m living in fear of SB Moyo, Mutsvangwa, says Energy Mutodi

The tiff between President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ministers sparked by Tanzania’s response to the coronavirus outbreak escalated on Wednesday with Information deputy minister Energy Mutodi saying he is now living in fear of Foreign Affairs minister Sibusiso Moyo.

By The Standard May. 13, 2020
The recall of MDC-A MPs: Trial balloon or whistle-stopping acts?

The Supreme Court’s MDC-T presidential legitimacy has brought to the fore issues on appointments of key figures to Parliament; Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission; and the MDC-T national executive.

By The Standard May. 6, 2020
Chamisa vows to fight back after legislators’ recall

MDC Alliance leader, Nelson Chamisa has vowed to fight back after his rivals recalled four of his legislators from Parliament on Tuesday, in a development that poses a threat to the future of Zimbabwe’s largest opposition party.

By The Standard May. 6, 2020
Chamisa’s Independence Day address in full: Fulfilling the democratic transformation promise

Happy Independence Day fellow Zimbabweans, wherever you are and whatever your political affiliation or station in life.

By The Standard Apr. 19, 2020
The cat is out of the bag for the United States’ Joe Biden

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination was celebrated in March.

By The Standard Apr. 4, 2020
Fisherman drowns

A fisherman drowned in a dam while another one was mauled by a crocodile while fishing in Madziva, Mt Darwin, last week.

By The Standard Mar. 29, 2020
Top MDC official recounts prison ‘hell’

A top MDC official, who was incarcerated together with 11 party youths in connection with protests in Chitungwiza last month, has described conditions under which they were held as hell.

By The Standard Mar. 29, 2020
Reprieve for death row prisoners

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has commuted death sentences to life imprisonment for all prisoners on death row for at least 10 years.

By The Standard Mar. 29, 2020
Covid-19: Chamisa preaches unity

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa believes the outbreak of the coronavirus gives Zimbabweans an opportunity to bury their differences as they fight the pandemic.

By The Standard Mar. 29, 2020
Chiwenga returns from China

VICE-President Constantino Chiwenga will not go into self-isolation after spending a fortnight in China and will instead lead the country’s battle to stop the spread of the coronavirus, a top government official said yesterday. BY MOSES MATENGA Chiwenga arrived back in the country on Friday night after President Emmerson Mnangagwa appointed him to lead a […]

By The Standard Mar. 29, 2020
Covid-19: Red flag over lockdown

The government yesterday moved to exempt certain sectors from the lockdown that begins tomorrow after industry warned that forcing all companies to shut down will ground the fragile economy.

By The Standard Mar. 29, 2020
Police, Zanu PF top human rights abusers

The Zimbabwe Republic Police and Zanu PF were the major perpetrators of human rights abuses during the month of December 2019, a report by the Zimbabwe Peace Project reveals. BY TAPIWA ZIVIRA In its Monthly Monitoring Report of December 2019, the pro-peace monitoring and documentation organisation states that police occupied 38% of perpetrators, up from […]

By The Standard Jan. 9, 2020
Why Zanu PF fears an uprising against Mnangagwa govt

Zimbabwe’s economic meltdown constitutes the biggest threat to Zanu PF’s continued hold on power, the ruling party has admitted.

By The Standard Dec. 16, 2019
Chamisa hits back at Chiwenga

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday hit back at Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga, saying his party is not interested in sharing power with people that stole elections.

By The Standard Dec. 15, 2019
Live Updates: 2020 National Budget

Subsidies and other Market Distortions Market distortions associated with subsidies present an additional risk to macroeconomic and fiscal stability. In particular, subsidies on fuel, electricity and agriculture have, in the past, led to large and often unpredictable expenses. Updates by Tinotenda Samukange, Ronald Magweta, Moses Matenga & Fidelity Mhlanga Where subsidies are deemed essential and […]

By The Standard Nov. 14, 2019
Kasukuwere mourns Mugabe

Former Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere yesterday said former President Robert Mugabe was a unique leader who did not bear grudges.

By The Standard Sep. 17, 2019
Tension grows as government clamps down on dissent

Teargas and truncheons returned to Zimbabwe’s cities in recent days, as protesters took to the streets to express their discontent at the deteriorating economy.

By The Standard Aug. 25, 2019
Mamombe bemoans violent politics

Harare West MP Joanah Mamombe says Zimbabwe’s politics is very violent in nature with women and the opposition being the biggest victims.

By The Standard Aug. 25, 2019
Mystery abductions saga deepens

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government has accused the opposition of staging-managing the abduction and torture of activists to soil the image of the country amid reports at least 18 people have been affected.

By The Standard Aug. 25, 2019
VP in bitter fight over US$50 000

Vice-President Kombo Mohadi suffered a blow when a Beitbridge magistrate dismissed his application seeking to seize control of a bank account he holds with his erstwhile business partners.

By The Standard Aug. 18, 2019
MDC-A demo: a bad govt and bad news

When President Emmerson Mnangagwa wrested power from Robert Mugabe with the help of soldiers in late 2017, he promised his government would give us the economy, economy, economy, and less of badass politics.

By The Standard Aug. 18, 2019
Chamisa hits out at Mnangagwa

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government of betraying the vision of Zimbabwe’s liberation heroes by presiding over the collapse of the economy.

By The Standard Aug. 11, 2019
ED ‘regrets’ August 1 violence

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa says the violence that rocked the country in August last year and in January is regrettable.

By The Standard Aug. 11, 2019