Monthly Archives: November 2014

Biti and Ncube form new party

Nehanda Radio 27th November 2014 Two factions of Zimbabwe’s main Movement for Democratic Change party officially signed a unity pact on Wednesday, coming together under a new movement dubbed the Democratic Union. The two factions are those set up by former MDC secretary general Welshman Ncube and former finance minister in Zimbabwe’s 2009-13 coalition government, […]


Statement by Senator David Coltart 25th November 2014 Bulawayo. Tomorrow my good friends and colleagues Welshman Ncube, Tendai Biti, Priscilla Misihairabwi Mushonga, Elton Mangoma and others will sign a unity pact bringing our two parties together. Sadly I will not be there because I am already committed to attending a School Prize Giving event, which […]

Tsvangirai told to engage Renewal ‘rebels’ in talks

New Zimbabwe.Com By Senior Reporter 24th November 2014 A SENIOR MDC-T member has said the party is contemplating negotiations with the MDC Renewal Team ahead of the 2018 elections. The official said they have told party leader Morgan Tsvangirai to “swallow his pride” and engage their former colleagues who broke away in April this year. […]

“Scandal-hit Zimsec a liability” – Independent

The Zimbabwe Independent By Wongai Zhangazha 21st November 2014 AS if the deteriorating Zimbabwean education system did not have enough problems, the Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) is fast becoming a serious liability to the credibility of primary and secondary school exams as it lurches from one exam scandal to the next, year in year […]

Grace ‘confirms’ illegal spying saga

Daily News By Lloyd Mbiba 20th November 2014 First Lady Grace Mugabe has accentuated fears that President Robert Mugabe’s government was illegally spying on certain politicians, the media and other citizens. This comes after the 49-year-old businesswoman has claimed — for two consecutive days — that she had “electronic evidence” of Vice President Joice Mujuru […]

Plug exam leaks: Coltart

The Zimbabwe Mail By Rex Mphisa 19th November 2014 Former minister of Education, Sports and Culture David Coltart has said the Zimbabwe Examinations Council (Zimsec) must find ways of plugging all examination leakages that are threatening to erode the country’s high quality education. Coltart said the huge costs incurred while rectifying leakages through re-setting and […]

Fresh Beef: Grace Mugabe lays it on VP Joice Mujuru SAPA 18th November 2014 Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace launched a fresh and bitter attack on Vice President Joice Mujuru, calling on her to resign immediately and accusing her of “inappropriate” dressing. In a speech to thousands of students gathered at the Zimbabwean first family’s farm in central Mazowe district, Grace Mugabe boasted […]

Mixed reactions to leaked ZIMSEC exam papers

The Zimbabwean 18th November 2014 The public has expressed mixed reactions to the leaked Zimbabwe Examinations Council’s Ordinary Level papers. Some say Zimbabwe should abolish ZIMSEC and revert to Cambridge Examinations while others maintain that the locally managed examinations should be given time to establish themselves. Of late government has announced that ‘O’ Level English […]

Mujuru video tape crossed line, says Coltart

New Zimbabwe.Com By Staff Reporter 17th November 2014 THE First Family is now playing dirty in its fight against a coup plot by vice president Joice Mujuru, allegations the latter vehemently rejected in a statement Monday which effectively dared President Robert Mugabe to sack her. The Mugabes claim that Mujuru, impatient to take over as […]

MDC reunification: Giant step towards new Zimbabwe

New Zimbabwe.Com By Kurauone Chihwayi 3rd November 2014 THE reported reunification moves by the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) and Renewal is a giant step towards the creation of a democratic, peaceful, tolerant, respectful and honey dripping Zimbabwe. The merger of pro-democracy forces for a common agenda is a response to the many deafening calls […]