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ZANU-PF sounds war drums

Litmus test for SADC WAR drums are getting louder countrywide  as a defiant ZANU-PF ups the tempo in disregard of the Global Political Agreement (GPA)  that gave way to the inclusive government.Information made available to The Financial Gazette this week ahead of the meeting of the party’s supreme decision-making body…

Scramble for Byo intensifies

BULAWAYO — The country’s major political players are descending on the second city ahead of elections in desperate attempts to swing the pendulum in their favour in the wake of discontent among residents over the performance of the inclusive government.Bulawayo has been a stronghold for Prime Minister (PM) Morgan Tsvangirai’s…

GNU reopens dialogue with UNDP

ZIMBABWE should brace itself for funding with strings attached from either the Southern African Development Community (SADC) or the United Nations as the country’s coffers are virtually empty.As the country moves towards fresh voting, government has learnt the hard way after failing to raise poll funds at this late hour.With…

Treasury blocks exit packages

TREASURY has come to the rescue of Zimbabwe’s embattled taxpayer by blocking exit packages that were surreptitiously suggested by ministers in the bloated coalition government, as the tumultuous life of the inclusive government nears its end, The Financial Gazette can report.With the unity government between ZANU-PF and two formations of…

Big names fall in MDC-T primaries

THE Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T)’s primary elections across the country have so far left 15 legislators facing the chop while more are expected to fall by the wayside against the backdrop of discontent over the performance of some sitting Members of Parliament.Some legislators in Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s party…

Constitutional crisis looms?

WHEN Zimbabwe’s Supreme Court reserved judgment last week on an application to compel President Robert Mugabe to announce an election date before the current Seventh Parliament expires on June 29, it was not surprising.Why? A constitutional crisis that is very likely at this point in time must be avoided at…

Push to arrest Chinamasa

Clemence Manyukwe, Political Editor JUSTICE and Legal Affairs Minister Patrick Chinamasa is under investigations over possible attempts to defeat the course of justice, The Financial Gazette can exclusive reveal.Ironically one of the sharpest legal minds in ZANU-PF, Chinamasa landed himself in hot water after he requested a docket from police…