ZANU PF looks set to bag all the 14 vacant parliamentary seats as the MDC-Renewal will also boycott by-elections, should the courts throw away their appeal to re-claim their seats.
FORMER Zanu PF secretary for administration Didymus Mutasa and his nephew Temba Mliswa, who are challenging their expulsion from Parliament, have filed their heads of argument insisting Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda had no legal mandate to chuck them out of the august House.
THE MDC-T has reportedly approached Bulawayo councillors that quit the party last year to join MDC-Renewal to woo them back or face recalls if they did not rejoin the party.
MORGAN Tsvangirai’s MDC-T yesterday successfully lobbied Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda and Senate President Edna Madzongwe to have 21 legislators who dumped the party expelled from Parliament, a development observers say plays right into the hands of the ruling Zanu PF party.
INFORMATION minister Jonathan Moyo literally bankrolled President Robert Mugabe’s bash in Victoria Falls last month, as he donated most of the beasts that were eaten at the event.
YESTERDAY we revealed that President Robert Mugabe could have been wrongly advised on former Vice-President Joice Mujuru’s continued stay in Parliament, a disclosure which points to his penchant for willy-nilly disregarding the supreme law of the land.
SPEAKER of Parliament, Jacob Mudenda, has suffered a major setback to land the powerful post of Zanu PF national chairperson after a vote of no confidence was passed against him on Saturday, days before the party’s crucial congress.
THE present realignment of leadership in Zanu PF could see the historic Unity Accord, signed between PF Zapu and Zanu PF, going up in smoke.
SPEAKER of Parliament Jacob Mudenda has emerged as a dark horse to land the post of Zanu PF chairperson, while former ambassador to South Africa Phelekezela Mphoko is favourite to land the vice-presidency, in a new presidium set-up devoid of incumbent Joice Mujuru and her allies.
THE MDC-T yesterday wrote to the Speaker of Parliament saying it had fired 15 House of Assembly members and three Senators, saying the 18 should be recalled from the august House.