Politics

PICS: Latest Update…ZRP Takes Over CBD, Seals Off Africa Unity Square & MDC HQ

  Here is the latest pictorial update from the capital city as the police flood the central business district and seal off various areas such as the Africa Unity Square and the MDC headquarters at Morgan Richard Tsvangirai House (Harvest House).     The post PICS: Latest Update…ZRP Takes Over CBD, Seals Off Africa Unity Square & MDC HQ appeared first on iHarare News. iHarare

PICS: ZRP Besieges MDC Headquarters After Banning August 16 Protests

  The Zimbabwe Republic Police has deployed anti-riot police around the Morgan Richard Tsvangirai House (Harvest House), the headquarters of the opposition MDC. This comes after the police banned the planned protest at the last minute last night citing security issues. Despite the ZRP’s prohibition order, Nelson Chamisa and the MDC have insisted that the […] The post PICS: ZRP Besieges MDC Headquarters After Banning August 16 Protests appeared first on iHarare News. iHarare

WATCH:’You Can Kill Me But My Spirit Will Rise’ – Defiant MDC Activist Speaks After Abduction & Torture

  MDC Youth Chairperson for Mufakose Blessing Kanotunga remains defiant despite being abducted and tortured by armed men over the August 16 Protests called for by the opposition MDC. Speaking after his ordeal, Kanotunga said that he remains unmoved and warned that even if he is to be killed, his spirit will rise again. He […] The post WATCH:’You Can Kill Me But My Spirit Will Rise’ – Defiant MDC Activist Speaks After Abduction & Torture appeared first on iHarare News. iHarare

PICS: Fake MDC Messages Calling Off August 16 Protests Flood Social Media

Suspected government agents have launched a full-scale social media campaign to derail the planned August 16 demonstrations. The agents have flooded social media with fake news messages, purporting to be from Nelson Chamisa or the opposition MDC calling off the protests or postponing them to a later date. However, the party issued a statement yesterday […] The post PICS: Fake MDC Messages Calling Off August 16 Protests Flood Social Media appeared first on iHarare News. iHarare

US Govt Condemns Abductions Of Opposition Activists, Calls For Respect Of The Constitution

The United States Embassy in Harare has slammed the abductions and torture of civil society and opposition activists which occured on Wednesday morning. Human rights defender Tatenda Mombeyarara and MDC Youth Chairperson for Mufakose Blessing Kanotunga were abducted after heavily armed men broke into their houses. The two were tortured before being dumped. Writing on […] The post US Govt Condemns Abductions Of Opposition Activists, Calls For Respect Of The Constitution appeared first on iHarare News. iHarare

August 16 Protest To Be Monitored Using Digital Cameras To Prevent Violent Elements

The opposition MDC party has said that it will use digital cameras to monitor the August 16 protests to ensure that they are peaceful and that any unruly elements intent on causing mayhem will be recorded and identified. MDC National Spokesperson Fortune Daniel Molokele said, Digital cameras will be used to film the entire march […] The post August 16 Protest To Be Monitored Using Digital Cameras To Prevent Violent Elements appeared first on iHarare News. iHarare

Mnangagwa Pledges Better Pay For Soldiers Through “Military Salary Concept”

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised better pay and conditions of service for the country’s armed forces. The President said that his government was going to reintroduce the ‘Military Salary Concept’ after noting that the soldiers were not immune to the effects of the stuttering economy. Speaking at the 39th anniversary of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces […] The post Mnangagwa Pledges Better Pay For Soldiers Through “Military Salary Concept” appeared first on iHarare News. iHarare

WATCH: August 16 Demos Will NOT Happen Declares Mnister Matemadanda

  Deputy Minister of Defence and War Veterans Affairs Victor Matemadanda has declared that the planned demonstration called for by the opposition MDC and scheduled for the 16th of August will not take place. Matemadanda was speaking at the Heroes Day commemorations on Monday.   #Justin as the MDC galvanizes it’s support base for a […] The post WATCH: August 16 Demos Will NOT Happen Declares Mnister Matemadanda appeared first on iHarare News. iHarare

Corrupt People Must Be Given Amnesty For Past Crimes: Eddie Cross

Economist and former MDC legislator Eddie Cross has called on the government to introduce an amnesty for all corrupt people so that they are protected for their past crimes so that the country can move forward. Cross who has been advising President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government since he came into power in November 2017, warned that […] The post Corrupt People Must Be Given Amnesty For Past Crimes: Eddie Cross appeared first on iHarare News. iHarare

Govt Drops Bombshell Allegations…Claims Organisers Of Arab Spring & Sudan Demo Have Jetted Into Country For MDC Demo

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government has sensationally claimed that the organisers of the Arab Spring and Sudan protests have landed in the country. According to the government, these people are in the country to participate in the August 16, 2019 demonstrations which were called for by the opposition MDC. The Arab Spring and recent Sudan protest […] The post Govt Drops Bombshell Allegations…Claims Organisers Of Arab Spring & Sudan Demo Have Jetted Into Country For MDC Demo appeared first on iHarare News. iHarare

Muchinguri & Mutsvangwa Emerge As Front runners To Succeed Ailing VP Chiwenga

  As Vice President Constantino Chiwenga battles for his life in Singapore, it is being reported that senior Zanu-PF officials are now engaged in a battle to succeed him. The Zimbabwe Independent reports that Defence Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri and Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa have emerged as frontrunners to join the praesidium. Sources who spoke to […] The post Muchinguri & Mutsvangwa Emerge As Front runners To Succeed Ailing VP Chiwenga appeared first on iHarare News. iHarare

Shocker As Bitter Robert Mugabe Rejects Burial At Heroes Acre…Does Not Want Mnangagwa At Funeral

In a rather shocking development, former President Robert Mugabe is reported to have instructed his family that he does not want to be buried at the National Heroes Acre. According to the Zimbabwe Independent, the former President is so bitter at the way he was removed from power by his former henchman President Emmerson Mnangagwa […] The post Shocker As Bitter Robert Mugabe Rejects Burial At Heroes Acre…Does Not Want Mnangagwa At Funeral appeared first on iHarare News. iHarare