VILLAGERS at Lochard Farm in Matabeleland South are up in arms with area leader Chief Jahana Ndumiso Khumalo, who is accused of fuelling tribalism by issuing instructions to locals to boot out all Shona speaking villagers from key Zanu PF posts.
BULAWAYO businessman, Kidwell Mujuru, a former opposition MDC-T official, has joined Zanu PF claiming he was frustrated with the high level of tribalism in the party. Mujuru, yesterday said he approached and was accepted in Zanu PF Luveve structures last week.
RULING on the application for a peace order by five disgruntled members of the Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) of Africa against overseer and president Reverend Tony Tshuma (90) and 40 others, was on Thursday further deferred by the Western Commonage Court magistrate Tancy Dube.
BULAWAYO High Court judge Justice Maxwell Munodawafa Takuva yesterday interdicted the embattled Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) of Africa overseer and president reverend Tony Tshuma from demoting or expelling members of a faction challenging his authority.
THERE was drama at the Bulawayo High Court yesterday when hundreds of Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) of Africa members besieged the court to support the church’s overseer and president Reverend Tony Tshuma in the ongoing leadership dispute.
FORMER Matabeleland South governor Angeline Masuku has expressed concern that a vast number of civil servants employed in the Matabeleland region were not conversant in Ndebele saying this fuelled tribalism.
AS THE crisis in the Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) of Africa church in Lobengula, Bulawayo, rages on, overseer reverend Tony Tshuma approached the High Court intending to bar five church members from seeking a peace order against him.
AN Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) member entangled in a leadership wrangle at Bulawayo based church yesterday denied allegations he claimed to be a member of the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) to intimidate his rivals.
KWEKWE provincial magistrate Vimbai Mutukwa on Tuesday ordered the squabbling Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) of Africa International Mbizo branch not to interfere with each other’s operations until the pending High Court case in Bulawayo has been resolved.