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LIVE UPDATES: Mugabe Youth Interface rally

by Moyo Roy
04 Nov 2017 at 07:43hrs | Views
The 9th Zanu-PF Presidential Youth Interface rally roars into life today at White City Stadium in Bulawayo Province.
  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:52hrs

    Mugabe: "To hire buses for people to come and boo us here. I know who is behind this and we cannot let this continue. Kana vasingadi kuti nditungamirire party, you are free to go, I will not stand in your way."

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:48hrs

    Zanu Pf Youth League has said: "The President & Her Excellency's speeches will go down as decisive turning point in the existence of the Lacoste faction"

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:43hrs

    Still on factionalism and regionalism: "Hatidi vanhu vanoti kuno kunofanirwa kutongwa nanhingi, uko ndekwanhingi, ahhh, nokuti unoendera kutoilet ikoko woti ndekwako. We will kick you out, hatidi vanhu vanepfungwa dzakadai."

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:43hrs

    "Let's be strong willed and fight those who organised buses to come boo us. Ndeve kumarara ava" - President Mugabe

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:42hrs

    "Let bulawayo regard this interface as a reawakening. We can't afford losing Byo. Let's put in the hours" - Mugabe

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:40hrs

    Mugabe also rapped Nust for failing to produce practical engineers and said these are highly needed in industries

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:39hrs

    "I can't accept the VPs failure to condemn those who are challenging my authority in his name," - Mugabe

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:38hrs

    "We will kick you out toona kuti unoenda kupi. To hell with you," - Mugabe

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:36hrs

    "Ruzhinji rwunosema Mnangagwa. The country is indivisible and belongs to us all," President

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:34hrs

    "Our agriculture has to be of the highest standard. We need bumper harvests" - President Mugabe

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:33hrs

    "We are expecting practical application of Engineering disciplines in Universities" - President Mugabe

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:33hrs

    "The girl child is as good and as intellectually capacitated as boys" - Mugabe

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:31hrs

    Mugabe congratulates youths who attended the youth conference in Russia, adding that he decided to allow them to use his plane to Russia, while he hires another one to go to Uruguay.

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:31hrs

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    President slams those who send their people to come and boo the First Lady. “First Lady vanotaura chokwadi. Tinotukwa nezita raVaMnangagwa, kondakakanganisa here kuita VaMnangagwa Vice President wangu. Kana ndakakanganisa ndivadonedze nhasi? Unonzwa kuMasvingo uko kuchinzi kuno hakusi kwaVaMugabe, ndekwaVaMnangagwa. Saka ini ndinomira nevanoda kumira shure kwange. Even if it means kuti vavakuita party yavo vega. Hatinyengerere vanhu, nomatter who. Zvasvika zvino pakuti tichiita final decision. Tirikuenda kumaelections tirikuenda kucongress, ndiko kwatichaita final decision." Vana [Lovemore] Matuke murichii? Okay, go away, we go our way."

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:20hrs

    Mugabe dares Mnangagwa to start his own Party.

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:19hrs

    "I didn't expect that some people had arranged persons to boo the 1st lady," President

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:18hrs

    President expresses desire to win back Bulawayo. "Bulawayo must change." - Mugabe

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:10hrs

    Chipanga back on the podium. Directing the message to the Party's Secretary for Administration, Dr Ignatius Chombo, Cde Chipanga says last week he handed over a petition from the Bulawayo Provincial Youth League, recommending the expulsion of one, Charumbira. He points at Charumbira and says he is making noise during address by leaders. He says, Bulawayo nolonger wants him, the National Youth League also no longer wants him in its ranks, but the Politburo is "hesitant to expel such rotten eggs."

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:03hrs

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:02hrs

    "Charumbira is the one who hired professional hecklers to distract Her Excellency. He has to be expelled from the Party," ZANU PF YOUTH LEAGUE‏

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 12:01hrs

    Dr Mugabe says all the past Vice President such as Dr Joshua Nkomo, Cde John Nkomo, Dr Simon Muzenda and Cde Joseph Musika respected President Mugabe as the only centre of power. "Asi pakangouya vaviri ava, tava kuona nyonga nyonga, asi kwete kubva kunaVaMphoko and asi kunaVaMnangagwa."

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:59hrs

    Dr Mugabe says the party's constitution will be amended this November ahead of the extra-ordinary congress in December. She says the Women's League will also meet this month to choose a candidate. "Vamwe ndovanoti VaMugabe vanoda kuisa mudzimai wavo pahuVice President. Hanzi hee dynasty, dynasty, isu semadzimai tinosarudza watinoda. Even ndikapinda zvakaipei, kohanditi ndiri nhengo yemusangano just like anyone else."

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:55hrs

    “Constitution yedu yakanga yakanaka ichitaura kuti Vice President mumwechete anofanira kunge arimukadzi. Zvakachinjwa pakadzingwa Mai Mujuru pakapinda VaMnangagwa. Varikuziziva kuti position yedu tavakuida." Grace

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:55hrs

    On Saviour Kasukuwere, Dr Mugabe says there is no wrong in having siblings in the party as a precedence was set by VP Mnangagwa when he left a constituency seat to his wife.

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:54hrs

    "I inherited the Women's League account with $49 & I'm proud to announce that it now has 200k":

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:52hrs

    She says VP Mnangagwa is dividing the party through leading a faction. He accuses Cde Mnangagwa of leading to the expulsion of several party members who are pursuing his factional agenda.

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:46hrs

    "Mnangagwa is dividing the party. Manyongori emunhu"- Grace Mugabe

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:45hrs

    Grace Mugabe exonerates Kasukuwere!

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:43hrs

    She says she is not afraid to speak the truth, even if soldiers are to shot her for that.

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:42hrs

    Mugabe speaks on Professor Jonathan Moyo’s fallout with Vice President Mnangagwa. She says at some point, the two worked to form a party called United People’s Movement. She says now VP Mnangagwa wants Prof. Moyo to be arrested for exposing him especially after the so called ZIMDEF saga.

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:41hrs

    Youths heckle Grace Mugabe at White City

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:41hrs

    She says focus of the leadership should be on economic revival and development instead of leadership squabbles and factionalism.

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:40hrs

    Mugabe slams people who were blocking other people from coming to the rally.

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:40hrs

    Grace exonerates Prof J Moyo.
    "Mnangagwa is unloyal to the president. He stole party funds"

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:40hrs

    Grace exonerates @Prof J Moyo.
    "Mnangagwa is unloyal to the president. He stole party funds"

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:38hrs

    Grace Mugabe implores the party to focus on creating jobs as opposed to fanning factionalism

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:37hrs

    She thanks the Ministry of ICT, Postal and Courier Services led by Supa Mandiwanzira for the information centres initiative. Remember, information centres have been launched in all the country’s provinces where the interface rallies have been held.

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:36hrs

    The First Lady, Dr Grace Mugabe addresses the rally.

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:34hrs

    "Mayouth takaenda kuRussia. Tinokutendai nekutiendesa kwamakaita Amai naBaba."Cde K Chipanga

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:30hrs

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  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:28hrs

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:28hrs

    Chipanga says the Youth League supports the call for an extra-ordinary congress in December. He says the youth also supports the call to have a female vice president, adding that the December extra-ordinary congress is an opportunity to amend the party’s constitution and effect the desired change on the presidium.

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:28hrs

    Chipanga also urges the government to employ National Youth Service graduates, who have been on contract since around 2003, on a permanent basis.

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 11:28hrs

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    Chipanga says most industries have closed in Bulawayo, and he urges the government to ensure that Bulawayo benefits most from the Special Economic Zones initiative to revive the industries.

  • Chipanga urges youths to register to vote

    04 Nov 2017 at 11:27hrs

    Chipanga addresses the rally, urges youths to register to vote. He asks President Mugabe and the Zanu PF leadership to avail vehicles to the Youth League to enable them to move around encouraging people to vote.

  • Bishop Johannes Ndanga chatting to ZTA chief executive Karikoga Kaseke

    04 Nov 2017 at 11:12hrs

  • Chombo urges people to register to vote

    04 Nov 2017 at 11:00hrs

    After Zanu PF Secretary for Administration, Dr Ignatius Chombo greets the people, urging them to register to vote, Chipanga invites Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko and his wife to greet the people. Then comes Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his wife.

  • Sandra Ndebele performance earlier

    04 Nov 2017 at 10:59hrs

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 10:58hrs

    Innocent Hamandishe the MC. He is the PC for the youth league

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 10:54hrs

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  • Sandra Ndebele entertains the crowd at White City Stadium

    04 Nov 2017 at 10:52hrs

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 10:49hrs

    Party representatives and Minister, among them Professor Jonathan Moyo, Eunice Sandi Moyo and Chiratidzo Mabuwa, chant party slogans to greet the people of Bulawayo. Hamandishe then asks Zanu PF Secretary for Youth Affairs, Kudzanayi Chipanga to introduce Central Committee and Politburo members.

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 10:48hrs

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 10:47hrs

    Hamandishe thanks President Mugabe for reshuffling his cabinet, saying the high turnout of ministers at the rally is a sign that they now know what ‘one centre of power’ means.

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 10:46hrs

    Before the prayer, Bishop Ndanga slams the false prophet, who had claimed that President Mugabe would die on 17 October 2017, saying all prophets of doom continue to be shamed by Cde Mugabe’s life. He also hails the President for challenging US President Donald Trump to stop bullying the world.

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 10:46hrs

    Zanu PF Youth League National Political Commissar, Innocent Hamandishe is the MC and he invites ACCZ President, Bishop Johannes Ndanga to give an opening prayer.

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 10:45hrs

    Everyone is up for the singing of the National Anthem.

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 10:45hrs

    As President Mugabe greets thousands of supporters by moving around the stadium in an open vehicle, the famous ‘Jongwe Rinorira Rimwechete,’ song is sounding.

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 10:44hrs

    The interface rally begins with the arrival of President Robert Mugabe at White City Stadium.

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 10:16hrs

    Madlela skhoboskho has just entertained the crowd with his ngamnanku samamo. Sandra Ndebele is lined up to perform as well

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 09:27hrs

    Mugabe has officially opened the Nkulumane Community Information Centre. The Nkulumane Community Information Centre is part of a project funded by the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz). The authority is targeting to construct information centres in all the country's constituencies. To date, Potraz has constructed over 80 centres at a cost of more than $900 000.

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 09:26hrs

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  • Carnival atmosphere on Friday

    04 Nov 2017 at 07:57hrs

    Zanu-PF party's Youth League members in carnival mood march in the streets of Bulawayo yesterday in celebration ahead of today's interface

  • 04 Nov 2017 at 07:49hrs

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  • Zanu-Paints White City Stadium white

    04 Nov 2017 at 07:47hrs

    People already trickling into White City Stadium for the 9th Presidential Youth Interface Rally. The stadium has been painted white by the t-shirts.