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ZAPU postpones its elective congress

ZAPU has postponed its December 2015 elective congress to a later date after failing to attract the requisite numbers to hold a legitimate and constitutional meeting. According to ZAPU’S constitution, an elective congress should consist of a fully fledged 3000 members but the party managed ...

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“Zim political parties need clear succession plans” – Dabengwa

By Walter Dlamini ZAPU President Dr Dumiso Dabengwa has implored political parties to have in place clear succession schemes so as to avert conflicts, as in the case with some parties in the country. In an interview, Dr Dabengwa said parties must make sure that ...

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ZAPU in unity talks with People First

By Senzeni Ncube  ZIMBABWE African People’s Congress (ZAPU) has openly declared it’s keen interest in joining forces with the recently formed Zanu-PF breakaway party, Zanu People First. People First party is led by the former Vice-President, Dr Joice Mujuru who recently released a Blueprint to ...

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ZANU-PF reclaims Bulawayo

ZANU-PF got first House of Assembly seats since the turn of the new millennium sweeping the five constituencies in the Wednesday by-election. The victory by Zanu-PF effectively means it is threatening MDC-T’s grip on Bulawayo,  as the Tsvangirai-led party is now left with control over ...

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Voter apathy characterises by-elections

BULAWAYO voters showed disinterest on the Wednesday by-elections with apathy being the highlight in all the city’s five constituencies where voting was conducted. The voting kicked off on a low note with short queues in some polling stations and as the day progressed most voting ...

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“I still consider VP Mphoko as my junior” – Dabengwa

ZAPU leader Dr Dumiso Dabengwa says he has no time to respond to recent criticism by  Phekelezela Mphoko describing the Vice-President as being very junior to him. Speaking during a Bulawayo Agenda-hosted Africa Day public lecture series Dr Dabengwa said even up to date he ...

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ZAPU to contest by-elections

ZAPU has declared it would flex its muscles and challenge Zanu PF in the June 10 by-elections to replace 14 MDC Renewal members of parliament who were recently dismissed from parliament. President Robert Mugabe has set April 16, 2015, as the date for the Nomination ...

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Farm invasions worrying: ZAPU

ZAPU has expressed concern at the sudden increase of farm invasions in Matabeleland, warning that if the government folds its hands it might lead to open conflict. The party led by Dumiso Dabengwa said it was disturbing to note that these farm invasions seemed to ...

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Zapu consults members on grand coalition

ZAPU leader, Dumiso Dabengwa, held a consultative meeting with the party’s Bulawayo provincial structures on Saturday to discuss a possible alliance with the proposed convention of democrats pushed by opposition parties. The meeting is the first of many, as the ZAPU leadership engages its members ...

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ZAPU embarks on rebuilding exercise

ZAPU is embarking on a rebuilding and restructuring exercise as the party attempts to rise from the ashes after a poor performance at last year’s harmonised elections. The party’s highest decision making bodies outside congress, the National Executive Council (NEC) and the National People’s Council ...

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