Breaking News

Mugabe's ally confronted for murder

by Violet Gonda
27 February 2013 | 6345 Views
Didymus Mutasa, the ZANU PF secretary for administration - See more at: http://www.swradioafrica.com/2013/02/07/mutasa-cracking-down-on-political-opponents-in-constituency/#sthash.cpVue1Bd.dpuf
There was an explosive Cabinet meeting Tuesday as MDC-T ministers confronted Zanu-PF over the death of a 12 year old who died in a suspected arson attack in Headlands this weekend.

Cabinet meetings are closed to the media. But some ministers who spoke on condition of anonymity said the issue of the Headlands tragedy was first brought up by Jameson Timba from the Prime Minister's officer, saying it was politically motivated.

The sources told SW Radio Africa that Finance Minister Tendai Biti then 'spoke with more flesh' and fingered Didymus Mutasa, the Zanu-PF MP for Headlands.

Biti is said to have gone prepared with laminated graphic pictures of the charred body of Christpower Simbarashe Maisiri, who died in the fire on Saturday. Biti reportedly told the shocked ministers that he was showing the full cabinet the pictures of the horrific attack on one of his party's members so that 'no one can hide behind ignorance'.

Mutasa, who is also the Zanu-PF secretary for administration and Minister of State for Presidential Affairs, tried to deny any involvement but Biti and others are said to have challenged him about why cases of politically motivated violence seem to be take place more in his area.

Minister of Economic Planning and Investment Promotion Elton Mangoma is said to have also challenged Mutasa to a joint public meeting where the government ministers can speak about peace.

But some Zanu-PF ministers fought back, with Information Minister Webster Shamu blaming the disturbance on outside forces with an 'imperialist agenda' who he said were trying to portray his party in a bad light as the country prepares for elections.

Education Minister David Coltart reportedly told Cabinet that what was happening in the country, where people are arrested for owning radios and for registering to vote, is a reflection of the poison in Zimbabwean society.

Prime Minister Tsvangirai appealed for peace and is said to have told his Zanu-PF counterparts that 'no one has a retributive agenda'.




"He told them that they did not have to go to the lengths of killing people to stay in power because they have nothing to fear," said the source.

Ministers called on the police to investigate the atrocities and to be more objective. - SW Radio

Murder

Source: SW Radio

Is Itai Dzamara eyeing the US Green Card?

Yes
20.22%
No
74.01%
Not sure
5.78%
554

Comments

News Updates

Email:

Latest News

Government disburses agriculture equipment - Government has commenced...

by Staff Reporter | 27 May 2015 | 187 Views

Call for mass demonstrations across Zimbabwe - Supporters of the opp...

by Stephen Jakes | 27 May 2015 | 2939 Views

Mugabe resumes his globetrotting - PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe will Thurs...

by Staff reporter | 27 May 2015 | 2200 Views

Mangoma beaten up for adulterous affair - THERE WAS CHAOS AND DRAMA at...

by Staff reporter | 27 May 2015 | 3122 Views

Chiyangwa's daughter starts a church? - Phillip Chiyangwa's daughter S...

by Staff reporter | 27 May 2015 | 3258 Views

World War II veteran requested Tsvangirai to bury him - ZAKA - MDC-T l...

by Staff reporter | 27 May 2015 | 3395 Views

MDC-T councilors walk out on Mahofa

by Morris Bishi | 27 May 2015 | 1802 Views

Tombs Motoways from SA kills 4

by Staff reporterreporter | 27 May 2015 | 6027 Views

Woman gives birth to twins from different fathers - A woman in the US ...

by Staff reporter | 27 May 2015 | 4481 Views

Woman bashed over son's indiscipline - A BULAWAYO man was arrested aft...

by Primrose Ndlovu | 27 May 2015 | 1904 Views

Evil spirits descend on school - ABOUT 80 pupils staying at Mbuyazwe H...

by Siphilisiwe Mloyi | 27 May 2015 | 1920 Views

Arrest of 'prostitutes' outlawed, deemed unconstitutional

by Daniel Nemukuyu | 27 May 2015 | 2150 Views

Chiyangwa, housing consortium square off

by Zvamaida Murwira | 27 May 2015 | 1551 Views

Mbeki must stop bootlicking - EDITOR,Recent utterances attributed to M...

by Tapfumaneyi K Manzira | 27 May 2015 | 2759 Views

Zanu-PF activist attacks Tsvangirai over Mnangagwa small boy remarks -...

by Stephen Jakes | 27 May 2015 | 3009 Views

Six drug peddlers nabbed with 176kg of mbanje

by Staff Reporter | 27 May 2015 | 1961 Views

Zimbabwean driver arrested for refusing to give cops cool drink - A Zi...

by Stephen Jakes | 27 May 2015 | 3400 Views

Mugabe, Grace not in Zimbabwe's 50 richest people's list

by Stephen Jakes | 27 May 2015 | 3057 Views

Botswana's hospitality stunned Mugabe

by Stephen Jakes | 27 May 2015 | 4790 Views

Harare footbridge turned into holding bay for second hand clothes

by Stephen Jakes | 27 May 2015 | 2024 Views

In Shona I would have said 'Azimbga bere nderake chete' - A letter to ...

by Nomazulu Thata | 27 May 2015 | 1748 Views

Woman saved from suspected mermaid - A woman from Mandalay Farm has be...

by Stephen Jakes | 27 May 2015 | 3594 Views

Ex-Gwanda South MP dies - FORMER Gwanda South Member of Parliament Ord...

by Marvelous Moyo | 27 May 2015 | 2548 Views

Doctor 'stabs rival suitor'

by Munyaradzi Musiiwa | 27 May 2015 | 2373 Views

SA-based man instructs wife to kill 'witch' mother - A MAN from Bulili...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube | 27 May 2015 | 2082 Views

Nguni behind Mugabe's debt slur

by Staff reporter | 27 May 2015 | 2555 Views

Entertainment

Ex-Generations actress was once involved in an adulterous affair with ...

by Staff reporter | 26 May 2015 | 6075 Views

ZTV blackout looms - ZIMBABWE will likely miss the June 17 Internation...

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2015 | 4338 Views

Bulawayo snubs Big Nuz - AFTER gathering strength to make the long tr...

by Kusile Madlela | 25 May 2015 | 4089 Views

Winky D face 10 year UK ban for fraud

by Staff Reporter | 24 May 2015 | 6376 Views

Ngibhace ezizweni - Unkown Artist - ...

by Staff Reporter | 23 May 2015 | 4610 Views

Zimbabwe linked Tinashe nominated for a BET award - TINASHE Jorgenson ...

by Staff reporter | 23 May 2015 | 3182 Views
iBlog

The Nsa Gets An Ok For Telephony Metadata Collection Yet Again

As much as we’d like to forget about the national security agency (nsa) and its mass surveillance program, it seems that there is no distracting ourselves from this unnerving reality.missing from the news for quite some time now, the issue has resu... Read More
SecNews 09 July 2014 ago

Is Pregnancy Putting Your Sexual Life On Pause?

it is often believed that once you become pregnant there is no way that you can have sexual intercourse until that baby is born, which results in placing a strong hold on different couples sex lives. in this article we are going to focus on how yo... Read More
adoniadennis 08 December 2014 ago