Guinea Coup Attempt: US, France, AU, UN Demand Release Of President Condé

The international community is calling for the release of Guinea President Alpha Condé who was Sunday detained by the special forces earlier on Sunday. Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, who has reportedly been identified as the head of the action, announced the dissolution of the government, suspension of the constitution and the closure of the country’s borders. Amateur videos have been circulating on social media showing President Condé among soldiers, with the country’s capital Conakry filled with troops. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday condemned the coup attempt in Guinea and…

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There Are Three Things Chamisa Is Failing To Understand – Analysts

Some political analysts have said MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa does not understand how nations relate on the geopolitical arena. They speak after Chamisa had criticised the government’s decision to donate 20 000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the Government of Namibia saying it was not prudent considering that Zimbabwe depended on donated vaccines Political analyst Gibson Nyikadzino says the statements show a lack of knowledge of current affairs as the government is on record for having set aside 100 million United States dollars to acquire more vaccines. Said Nyikadzino:…

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Proclamation Of Election Dates Is Done By The President – ZEC

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has said only President Emmerson Mnangagwa can proclaim dates for elections in the country. The commission makes the remarks at the backdrop of continuous deferment of by-elections meant to fill about 48 parliamentary seats and over 80 council seats left vacant when MDC-T recalled MDC Alliance legislators or councillors. ZEC has been receiving criticism for the deferment of the by-elections. Authorities have been citing the prevalence of the COVID-19 pandemic as justification for deferring the elections. Zec commissioner Qhubani Moyo Thursday said the electoral management…

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Mnangagwa’s Helicopter Forced Into Emergency Landing

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s presidential helicopter was forced into an emergency landing over 60 kilometres southwest of Harare on Sunday afternoon due to a technical failure. Security sources told The NewsHawks the crash landing incident happened on Sunday around 4 pm in the Sandringham area, Matsvaire village, in Chegutu district when Mnangagwa was coming from his Kwekwe farm. The sources said Mnangagwa was rattled and terrified by the incident which forced him into a scary emergency while on his way back to Harare. Said a source: The incident happened in Sandringham.…

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Jonathan Moyo Says It’s A Lie Mnangagwa Escaped Death Penalty During Rhodesia Era | FULL THREAD

Exiled former ZANU PF Politburo member Professor Jonathan Moyo says President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s claims that he escaped the Rhodesian hangman’s noose in 1965 because he was underage are false. Prof Moyo said the “lie” was previously exposed by Jonathan Chando and has now been confirmed by Eddie Cross, Mnangagwa’s biographer. Below is Prof Moyo’s Twitter Thread in which he attempted to substantiate the allegations: MNANGAGWA’S CLAIM THAT HE WAS SENTENCED TO DEATH in 1965 and escaped the penalty because he was underage, is a MYTH, that is a LIE, as previously revealed…

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Chin’ono Sold Civic Society Members To Government – Charamba

Presidential Spokesperson George Charamba has claimed that freelance journalist Hopewell Chin’ono worked for the ruling party ZANU PF and the government in selling out civic society members to the state security agents. In a long thread posted over the weekend on microblogging site Twitter, Charamba recalled how during a meeting between himself, Chin’ono, General Chiwenga and a Congolese national Chin’ono said, “Zimbabwe was in the middle of a vicious propaganda assault from the West, led by the US Mission here, and combining all western embassies. This attack involves minimum facts…

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IndoPakistani Community rejects Abdul Sapa

The Indo-Paki community in Harare has allegedly written to ZANU PF Headquarters asking that the party replaces and disciplines Ward 5 council candidate Abdul Sapa who has been described as a domestic terrorist. A member of the Indo-Paki community who spoke on condition of anonymity said Indians and Pakistanis living in Harare were not happy with the conduct of Abdul Sapa who is accused of having caused the death of respected community leader Ashraf Bhagoo. Abdul Sapa is accused of using his close proximity to security sector bosses to terrorise…

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We’ve A Plan For Uzumba – MDC Alliance

Opposition MDC Alliance has said it has a plan to convert the people of Uzumba Maramba Pfungwe from supporting the ruling ZANU PF. Uzumba Maramba Pfungwe is a perennial ZANU PF stronghold and has been a cause for concern for the opposition to date. MDC Alliance Secretary-General, Chalton Hwende, said they have launched the party’s Diaspora Rural Mobilization Initiative. He said: Addressed a meeting of our Windhoek Namibia leadership led by Elisha Chambara. We launched our Diaspora Rural Mobilization Initiative. The leadership twinned with Uzumba to assist turn it Red.…

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Nguwaya’s US$2 Million From Zimbabwe Still Stuck In Hungary Bank

The red-flagged US$2 million which Zimbabwe paid for medical supplies by Drax Consult SAGL, associated with local business dealer Delish Nguwaya, is still stuck in a Hungary bank. In the first two months of last year, Drax had delivered goods worth US$2 733 480. The money was paid by the Treasury upon a request for the payment from the Health ministry then under the subsequently dismissed minister Obadiah Moyo. The deal sailed through the Health Ministry, Treasury and the Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe easily due to political pressure despite questions and suspicions.…

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State Security minister threatens opposition

STATE Security minister Owen Ncube has threatened to descend heavily on opposition and civic leaders who “invite sanctions from Western countries” under the guise of defending human rights. He made the threats in Gokwe last week, while commissioning road equipment bought by Gokwe South Rural District Council. “Parliament will soon punish through appropriate policies and legislation, misguided elements who campaign for sanctions and punishment for the country under the guise of human rights narrative” Ncube said. “As we move towards 2030, we are aware of political impediments and negative elements…

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