Politics – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com Zimbabwe News and Internet Radio Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:56:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 http://nehandaradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cropped-Nehanda-Radio-Favicon-512-32x32.jpg Politics – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com 32 32 Ousted Khupe raps Parliament http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/19/ousted-khupe-raps-parliament/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/19/ousted-khupe-raps-parliament/#comments Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:52:45 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175045 MDC Vice President Thokozani Khupe

Ousted MDC-T vice president Dr Thokozani Khupe has accused Parliament of turning a blind eye to its constitutional obligation to protect her tenure as a Member of Parliament when it endorsed her expulsion from the august House.

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Full Text: Nelson Chamisa Independence Day message to the people of Zimbabwe http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/18/full-text-nelson-chamisa-independence-day-message-to-the-people-of-zimbabwe/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/18/full-text-nelson-chamisa-independence-day-message-to-the-people-of-zimbabwe/#comments Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:50:19 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175029 Nelson Chamisa speech at launch of the Plan and Environment for A Credible Election (PEACE)

Nelson Chamisa - Zimbabwe did not come cheap. It took a protracted and gruelling struggle to liberate the country from the shackles of colonial bondage. The patriotic sons and daughters of this land died while some were raped or maimed in the selfless national duty to liberate this country. Today, we remember them.

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Govt splashes out $66k to donate $3k http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/18/govt-splashes-out-66k-to-donate-3k/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/18/govt-splashes-out-66k-to-donate-3k/#comments Wed, 18 Apr 2018 08:58:54 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175027 President Emmerson Mnangagwa converses with Vice Presidents General Constantino Chiwenga (Retired) and Kembo Mohadi on his arrival at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport in Harare from the 30th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly. Looking on are Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander Phillip Valerio Sibanda and Home Affairs Minister Obert Mpofu. — (Picture by Believe Nyakudjara)

Government has come under fire for spending a whopping $66 000 in commemorating the International Day for Persons with Disabilities in Caledonia — on the outskirts of the capital city — where beneficiaries only received donations worth $3 000.

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ZCTU calls for general strike http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/18/zctu-calls-for-general-strike/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/18/zctu-calls-for-general-strike/#comments Wed, 18 Apr 2018 08:41:00 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175019 ZCTU president Peter Mutasa (Picture by NewsDay)

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration has been plunged into another crisis after the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) yesterday called for a general strike to protest against its “disregard” for workers.

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‘Mugabe planes’ torment minister Gumbo http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/mugabe-planes-torment-minister-gumbo/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/mugabe-planes-torment-minister-gumbo/#comments Tue, 17 Apr 2018 14:55:41 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174972 Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development, Dr Joram Gumbo

Parliament is turning up the heat on beleaguered Transport minister Joram Gumbo, demanding that he provides convincing answers on all aspects of the controversial new airline, Zimbabwe Airways — said to have links with former president Robert Mugabe’s family.

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MDC moves to protect party name http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/mdc-moves-to-protect-party-name/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/mdc-moves-to-protect-party-name/#comments Tue, 17 Apr 2018 14:54:20 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174979 Thokozani Khupe, Nelson Chamisa and Elias Mudzuri

The MDC has secured legal protection of its name and symbol as the ugly fallout with the rival faction led by sacked former vice president Thokozani Khupe continues to play out in the public.

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Opposition to attend Uhuru Day celebrations http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/opposition-to-attend-uhuru-day-celebrations/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/opposition-to-attend-uhuru-day-celebrations/#comments Tue, 17 Apr 2018 14:04:50 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174988 Former Vice President Joice Mujuru

Opposition political parties have said they will be attending a rally marking Zimbabwe’s 38th independence anniversary celebrations in Harare tomorrow, saying it was a national event.

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Deputy minister Mukupe beats up subordinate over allowance http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/deputy-minister-mukupe-beats-up-subordinate-over-allowance/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/deputy-minister-mukupe-beats-up-subordinate-over-allowance/#comments Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:58:28 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174985 Terrence Mukupe (Picture by NewsDay)

Deputy Finance minister Terence Mukupe has been fined $30 after beating up finance director Ignatius Mvere who refused to give him allowances above those approved by the government.

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Khupe to challenge expulsion at Concourt http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/khupe-to-challenge-expulsion-at-concourt/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/khupe-to-challenge-expulsion-at-concourt/#comments Tue, 17 Apr 2018 03:34:32 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174893 MDC-T vice president Thokozani Khupe

The MDC-T leadership wrangle continues to fester after it emerged that expelled vice president Dr Thokozani Khupe will be challenging her expulsion from Parliament at the Constitutional Court today.

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Political parties count costs of 2018 elections http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/16/political-parties-count-costs-of-2018-elections/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/16/political-parties-count-costs-of-2018-elections/#comments Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:24:59 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174882 Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa and President Emmerson Mnangagwa

While, there is no law that bars anyone from forming a political party, the cost of participating in the elections is expensive, owing to the money needed for participation, observing and accessing the voters’ roll.

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Zanu PF burns in primaries war http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/16/zanu-pf-burns-in-primaries-war/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/16/zanu-pf-burns-in-primaries-war/#comments Mon, 16 Apr 2018 13:32:39 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174871 Zanu-PF party's national political commissar Retired Lieutenant-General Engelbert Rugeje addresses party supporters at a meeting in Tsholotsho. Listening from left is member of parliament for Tsholotsho South constituency Zenzo Sibanda

Zanu PF is in turmoil over its forthcoming primary elections, with senior party officials now battling to calm down angry members who are fuming over the conduct of the party’s provincial chairpersons who stand accused of favouring their cronies.

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Reprieve for Mugabe family http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/16/reprieve-for-mugabe-family/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/16/reprieve-for-mugabe-family/#comments Mon, 16 Apr 2018 06:15:54 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174774

The former First Family got a reprieve this week when a mining syndicate that took them to court seeking an order to collect its mining equipment and gold ore from the family’s Smithfield Farm in Mazowe withdrew its application.

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Katsande appointed Zim ambassador to UK http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/16/katsande-appointed-zim-ambassador-to-uk/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/16/katsande-appointed-zim-ambassador-to-uk/#comments Mon, 16 Apr 2018 02:53:05 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174779

President Mnangagwa has appointed Deputy Chief Secretary in the Office of the President and Cabinet Retired Colonel Christian Katsande Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland.

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Inside Joshua Nkomo’s playlist: Music that inspired the late Father Zimbabwe http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/15/inside-joshua-nkomos-playlist-music-that-inspired-the-late-father-zimbabwe/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/15/inside-joshua-nkomos-playlist-music-that-inspired-the-late-father-zimbabwe/#comments Sun, 15 Apr 2018 19:11:58 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174760 Airport Farewell at Deportation of Professor Terence Ranger in 1962

In his autobiography, The Story of My Life, the late nationalist and Zimbabwe’s former Vice-President Dr Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo, made no secret of his love.

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‘Ousted Mugabe: A broken old man’ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/15/ousted-mugabe-a-broken-old-man/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/15/ousted-mugabe-a-broken-old-man/#comments Sun, 15 Apr 2018 14:01:49 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174700 Former President Robert Mugabe speaking to the media

Shocking claims have emerged that although ousted former president Robert Mugabe (pictured) was a much-feared leader both at home and abroad, even in his dotage, he was allegedly a “helpless” victim of domestic abuse by his volatile wife Grace by the time he fell from power.

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