Mnangagwa hosts inaugural advisory meeting

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By Pauline Hurungudo President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday hosted leaders of a variety of major Zimbabwean corporations, entrepreneurs, business executives and intellectuals who have joined his administration’s advisory board on economic issues. President Mnangagwa speaks to members of the Presidential Advisory Council, businessman Dr Shingi Munyeza (second from right) and prominent lawyer Mr Edwin Manikai, at the inaugural meeting of the council at State House. – Picture by Tawanda Mudimu The panel held its first meeting yesterday afternoon at the State House complex. Mnangagwa and his deputies Constantino Chiwenga and Kembo…

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Man in court for crashing into Chiwenga motorcade

Man in court for crashing into Chiwenga motorcade 2

On Mar 5, 2019 46,823 2 By Tarisai Machakaire A 57 year old Harare man is in hot soup after he allegedly crashed into the lead car of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga’s motorcade. Vice President Constantino Chiwenga Dennis Chiwawa, 57, is being charged for contravening Section 52 (2) of the Road Traffic Act for negligent driving. He is undergoing trial while on bail. In his defence Chiwawa told the court he is a driver at Transport 24 and a holder of a valid driver’s licence. On November 23, last year,…

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What’s driving the crisis in Zim?

What’s driving the crisis in Zim? 3

By Stephen Chan Over the course of his nearly 40 years in power, former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe demonstrated again and again how disconnected his rule was from the needs of his people. Professor Stephen Chan The violent pogroms he ordered in the 1980s against a largely imaginary enemy in the west of the country and the land nationalisation programme of the first decade of this century he carried out without any economic plan to ensure continued productivity are cases in point. Mugabe was ousted in a coup in 2017,…

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Chiwenga back from India… blowing $500 000 on Boeing charter plane

Chiwenga back from India… blowing $500 000 on Boeing charter plane 4

By Tendai Kamhungira Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is back from India where he was receiving treatment for an abdominal ailment, a government official has confirmed. Vice President Constantino Chiwenga back from India Chiwenga traveled to India with his wife Marry and Health deputy minister John Mangwiro about two weeks ago. Speaking to the Daily News yesterday, Mangwiro said they had a safe journey back to the country, adding that Chiwenga had recovered. “He is well and everything is okay,” Mangwiro said, without giving further details. Related Articles According to reports…

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VP Chiwenga returns home

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On Feb 24, 2019 65,870 0 Vice President Constantino Chiwenga returned home Saturday evening from India, where he had gone to seek medical treatment. Vice President Constantino Chiwenga Deputy Chief Secretary (Presidential Communications) to the President and Cabinet Mr George Charamba said VP Chiwenga has “fully recovered and was raring to go”. “The Vice President returned this evening (Saturday) after a successful treatment. He has fully recovered and is raring to go,” he said. VP Chiwenga was accompanied by his wife, Mary, and Health and Child Care Deputy Minister Dr…

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VP Chiwenga still in India: Government

VP Chiwenga still in India: Government 6

By Mugove Tafirenyika Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is still being treated in India contrary to social media claims that he is back in the country, a top government official has said. Zimbabwe’s vice president, Rtd General Constantino Chiwenga Presidential spokesperson George Charamba yesterday refuted claims that Chiwenga who was recently flown to India where he is receiving treatment for a yet to be disclosed ailment had returned to the country in hot haste following news that President Emmerson Mnangagwa had purged his allies in the military. In Chiwenga’s absence, Mnangagwa…

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VP Chiwenga suffering from suspected polonium-210 poisoning…… admitted at Indian military hospital

VP Chiwenga suffering from suspected polonium-210 poisoning…… admitted at Indian military hospital 7

By Itai Mushekwe | Spotlight Zimbabwe | COLOGNE– Zimbabwe’s vice president, Rtd General Constantino Chiwenga, is suspected of suffering from the lethal polonium- 210 poisoning, and is reportedly admitted at an undisclosed Indian military hospital, Spotlight Zimbabwe, has been told. Zimbabwe’s vice president, Rtd General Constantino Chiwenga High level sources in the defence ministry this week disclosed that Chiwenga was rushed to India aboard a private plane through the Manyame air base in the capital, for “urgent treatment” and “tests of any possible unidentifiable poisons” as military intelligence officials suspect…

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VP Chiwenga fights ailment

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By Fungi Kwaramba Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is in the Indian capital of New Delhi, where he is receiving treatment for an abdominal ailment, a government official revealed yesterday. Vice President Constantino Chiwenga Information deputy minister Energy Mutodi posted on his Twitter account yesterday that the 61-year-old politician had successfully undergone surgery and was on the mend at an Indian hospital. “The Hon. Vice President CDN Chiwenga is recovering well from some minor abdominal ailment in Delhi, India,” Mutodi wrote on Twitter. Related Articles His tweet was ridiculed by citizens in a…

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Comic Pastor stirs debate

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On Feb 5, 2019 36,216 3 By Blessing Masakadza Popular comedian Prosper Ngomashi better known as Comic Pastor has sent tongues wagging with pictures of him at a Cape Town hospital where Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is reportedly admitted. Comic Pastor, real name Prosper Ngomashi Ngomashi, wearing a President Emmerson Mnangagwa-inscribed scarf, is pictured at Groote Schuur Hospital with social media users suggesting he had visited the reportedly ailing VP. Speaking to the Daily News, Ngomashi said he did not enter the hospital but just posed for photos on his…

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PICTURES: Anti-Chiwenga demo at Cape Town hospital

PICTURES: Anti-Chiwenga demo at Cape Town hospital 10

On Feb 4, 2019 35,460 0 Zimbabweans based in Cape Town, South Africa staged a protest outside the University of Cape Town (UCT) hospital demanding that Vice President Constantino Chiwenga be discharged and sent back home to face the health delivery they say he has helped to destroy. Chiwenga (62) is receiving treatment in South Africa, the second time in four months, after falling ill last week. His health is closely followed in Zimbabwe because he is widely seen as the power behind President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the front-runner to…

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