ED pays tribute to ex-President Mugabe

Felex Share Senior Reporter— President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who took his Oath of Office yesterday, paid tribute to his predecessor, Cde Robert Mugabe, saying his mistakes will never detract from his immense contribution to the liberation and development of Zimbabwe.Addressing thousands of Zimbabweans and foreign dignitaries who filled the National Sports Stadium to witness his swearing-in ceremony,…
Continue reading…

 

‘Zim is open for business’

Fellow countrymen, I feel deeply humbled by the decision of my Party, Zanu-PF, inviting me to serve our great nation, the Republic of Zimbabwe, in the capacity of President and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, with effect from today. I admit that I hold no particularly unique qualification that sets me apart from the…
Continue reading…

 

All set for inauguration

Felex Share Senior Reporter— PRESIDENT-designate and Zanu-PF First Secretary Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa will today be sworn-in as the country’s Head of State and Government and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces with several Sadc leaders expected to witness the occasion. The event will be held at the giant National Sports Stadium in Harare.Thousands of people are expected…
Continue reading…

 

President-designate, ZDF call for calm

Tendai Rupapa Senior Reporter— President-designate Cde Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa has called on the nation to desist from any vengeful retribution by taking advantage of the current situation to settle political and social scores outside the ambit of the law.The incoming President’s sentiments were echoed by the Zimbabwe Defence Forces who, in another statement, warned people to…
Continue reading…

 

Unruly MPs force Parly to abort sitting

Zvamaida Murwira Senior Reporter— THE National Assembly had to prematurely adjourn yesterday after some unruly Members of Parliament disrupted the smooth flow of business in the august House during debate on their welfare. Chaos reigned supreme in the chamber as MPs demanded to know when their sitting allowances and Constituency Development Fund (CDF) will be disbursed. They…
Continue reading…

 

Befitting send-off for hero Muvuti

Nyemudzai Kakore Herald Correspondent— It was a resounding send-off for national hero Cde Don Kwaedza Muvuti, who dedicated his life to the cause of Zimbabwe, as his burial was witnessed by thousands of people at the National Heroes’ Acre in Harare yesterday. Cde Muvuti died at West End Hospital in Harare last Wednesday aged 84. A reknowned workaholic…
Continue reading…

 

Low turnout blights BVR exercise

Elita chikwati Senior Reporter— AS the first phase of Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) reaches midway, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has so far registered only 675 762 voters, which is 9,7 percent of the targeted 7 million voters. The first phase began on October 10 and will run until October 26. Latest ZEC statistics show that as at…
Continue reading…

 

Resolution on special congress endorsed • Indaba to affirm President’s candidature • Plans afoot to amend constitution

Herald Reporters It’s a done deal! President Mugabe will be confirmed as the ruling Zanu-PF’s candidate in next year’s Presidential election during an Extraordinary Congress slated for December after the party’s 10 provinces passed the resolution over the weekend. The Extraordinary Congress, which comes before the regular congress that was due in 2019, will be…
Continue reading…