Ruling Party Bigwigs Face Axe in Zimbabwe's Upcoming Primaries
Despite the selection of Zanu-PF candidates for primary elections having been marred by allegations of underhand dealings and unfair treatment, a number of senior ruling party officials risk losing their parliamentary seats after they failed to avoid primary elections in their constituencies. President Emmerson Mnangagwa's advisor Chris Mutsvangwa, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa and Information Communication Technology Minister Supa Mandiwanzira are some of the ruling party heavyweights that could lose their seats as they have been challenged.
Zanu-PF's Supa Mandiwanzira, CHris Mutsvangwa, Patrick Chinamasa and Tshinga Dube (file photo).
Zimbabwe: Zanu-PF Politburo Approves Candidates
The Herald, 21 April 2018
The Zanu-PF Politburo yesterday approved a final list of aspiring candidates for the ruling party's primary elections. The names of successful candidates, together with the date of… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Ruling Party Starts Vetting of CVs
The Herald, 9 April 2018
Zanu-PF provinces are today expected to submit to the party headquarters in Harare curriculum vitaes (CVs) of aspiring candidates for the party's May 5 primary elections with the… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Zanu-PF Sets Primary Polls Date
The Herald, 30 March 2018
PF will hold primary elections on May 5 to elect council and National Assembly candidates, who will represent the party in the forthcoming harmonised polls expected in July, and… Read more »