Academic, publisher and politician, Ibbo Mandaza, has brushed off reports about the battle for succession in the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front said to be pitting Vice-President Joice Mujuru against Justice Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa as “an invention of the media than the reality”.
Elizabeth Tsvangirai, wife of Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai, yesterday spoke more sense than her husband when the couple visited survivors of the Chaona massacre in Chweshe.
Tendai Biti’s faction of the Movement for Democratic Change yesterday went ahead with its disciplinary hearing against suspended party leader Morgan Tsvangirai despite a High Court ruling blocking the hearing until the case brought by Tsvangirai seeking to stop the hearing and control of the party and its assets had been finalised.
Police are now reported to be investigating 10 people in connection with the facebook character Baba Jukwa.
The drama in the Movement for Democratic Change continued today with Judge Happias Zhou granting an interim order to stop the Renewal Team from hauling Morgan Tsvangirai for a hearing on at least 17 counts including violating the party constitution.
Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai and the entire leadership of his party are expected to visit Chaona in Chiweshe today to interface with survivors of a massacre in which 14 villagers were killed in one night, three days after the delayed release of the 2008 harmonised elections.