THERE was drama at the burial of five Shangani accident victims in the Combo area after the family of four victims blocked Zanu PF officials from hijacking the funeral and turning it into a political event.
TWO Mthwakazi Youth Leaders Joint Resolution (MYLJR) activists who were convicted of organising a protest march Zesa without police clearance were yesterday fined $500 each or three months in jail.
MDC-T national spokesperson Douglas Mwonzora yesterday dismissed as fictitious claims of a fallout between party deputy president Thokozani Khupe and Bulawayo provincial chairperson Gorden Moyo.
MDC-T Youth Assembly secretary-general Promise Mkhwananzi found himself in the firing line for speaking out against the ongoing purge of party members suspected to be backing moves to oust party leader Morgan Tsvangirai.
BEITBRIDGE police last Sunday arrested five Denylian Wildlife Conservancy Farm workers for allegedly threatening a farm invader, Rambelani Chioni, with a weapon.
MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai heads to his party’s stronghold of Bulawayo on Friday for a rally the next day as he moves to quell a rebellion and maintain his grip at the helm of a party currently hit by a crisis that is threatening to tear it down the middle.
LILONGWE — Political parties and civil society groups in Malawi have raised dust over the decision by that country’s electoral commission’s to establish ties with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), saying they fear it could result in vote-rigging.
THE Zanu PF Youth League in Bulawayo has been caught up in a fresh scandal with the wing’s secretary for indigenisation Davis Mhambi being accused of cheating struggling Bulawayo firms to donate nearly $20 000 towards President Robert Mugabe’s 90th birthday celebrations.
MDC-T secretary-general Tendai Biti has written to the party’s provincial structures attacking the ongoing purge of leaders perceived to be against leader Morgan Tsvangirai and general indiscipline.
A STORM is brewing in Zanu PF after a tonne of sugar meant for President Robert Mugabe’s 90th birthday celebrations went missing last month.