Biti calls for dialogue with ZANU PF

Related imageIn a wide ranging interview with the Mail and Telegraph, MDC deputy national chairperson Tendai Biti called for dialogue between his party and ZANU-PF.

He also said the dialogue should focus on issues to do with legitimacy and economic reform. Said Biti:

Firstly let us agree on what we are going to discuss. Number one, we should discuss on the issue of legitimacy.

We have also to discuss the issues to do with structural reform agenda specifically focusing on electoral reform, legal reform, constitutional reform specifically focusing on state capture and militarisation of the state. Read more

Mnangagwa willing to talk with Chamisa on one Pre-condition – Charamba

Image result for george charambaPresident Emmerson Mnangagwa’s spokesperson, George Charamba revealed that his principal is open to negotiating with MDC president Nelson Chamisa.

He, however, insists that any kind of dialogue between the two will happen only if Chamisa accept that Mnangagwa is the legitimately elected President of Zimbabwe. In an interview with the Daily News Charamba said

You may also want to know, and I am making this disclosure for the first time, that way before we went for elections — at the height of the election campaigns, and even after the elections — there were lots of back channel communications between Zanu PF and MDC. Some of the players are pretending to be very radical today but we know better and the MDC Alliance knows what’s on offer. Read more

Daggers drawn against Mudzuri for attending State House function

Image result for elias mudzuriDisgruntled MDC members yesterday scaled up calls for deputy president Elias Mudzuri’s expulsion from the party for attending a meeting at State House with President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Parliament business as internal wars in the opposition party escalate.

MDC youth wing secretary-general Lovemore Chinoputsa led the call for Mudzuri to be expelled from the MDC for what other members termed “being a sell-out” and supping with the devil after he attended the parliamentary presiding officers’ meeting called by Mnangagwa. Read more

Govt Employees No Longer Allowed To Take Vehicles Home

Image result for mthuli ncubeGovernment employees will no longer be allowed to take operational or pool vehicles home after working hours, during weekends and on public holidays.

This was announced by Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube on Thursday afternoon when he presented the 2019 National Budget.

Although he did not specify when this austerity measure will take effect, Ncube said all Government pool/project vehicles will be parked at the work stations or the nearest police station after designated working hours, during weekends and public holidays. Read more

ED commissions 40 ZRP vehicles

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has started taking delivery of all terrain vehicles purchased by the government as part of efforts to ensure that the force is modernised and adequately resourced to properly carry out their duties.

Gone are the days when members of the police force would request citizens to chip in and assist with vehicles for operational purposes. Read more

James Makamba’s SA Mansion To Be Auctioned Over 59 Million Rand Bank Debt

Image result for James makambaJames Makamba’s multi-million rand Johannesburg mansion is set to be auctioned at the end of the month following an order of the court.

According to a report by Fin24, Makamba owes Absa’s wealth unit R59 million in debt as a result of mortgage, credit card and vehicle financing accounts.

Makamba’s property is set to go under the hammer on November 29, with opening bids starting at R25 million. Read more

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