PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s latest Cabinet reshuffle undermined Unity Accord between PF Zapu and Zanu PF after he handed the Home Affairs portfolio back to his original party, analysts said yesterday.
THE Zimbabwe African People’s Union (Zapu) took part in the general or “harmonized elections” of 2013 after a long absence from the electoral scene as an independent force.
ZANU PF politburo member Sikhanyiso Ndlovu says in terms of seniority based on age, he is second to President Robert Mugabe and cannot retire because he still has a job to do.
THE Unity Accord signed between President Robert Mugabe and the late veteran nationalist Joshua Nkomo in 1987 has been described as a zero sum negotiation, where one party only benefited.
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.
BULAWAYO Zanu PF chairman Callistus Ndlovu has taken a swipe at Senator Naison Khutshwekhaya Ndlovu, whom he described as weak and politically incoherent, as infighting in the party continues unabated.
VETERANS say the ongoing controversy over the second vice-president post should serve as a lesson to former Zapu leaders that Zanu PF is insincere over the Unity Accord.
FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe attacked senior male Zanu PF leaders for jostling for the vacant vice-presidency, saying they are an embarrassment and risk dividing the party.
SPEAKER of Parliament Jacob Mudenda’s candid talk about the Gukurahundi genocide in Matabeleland and the Midlands could be a milestone in efforts to reconcile the country.
ZANU PF spokesperson Rugare Gumbo yesterday said the party is yet to discuss and agree on guidelines to be followed by provinces in nominating their preferred candidates to fill the positions of second vice-president and national chairperson.