Crucial elections in seven Zanu PF provinces held this weekend saw a number of former party chairmen retaining their positions with youthful Themba Mliswa winning the hotly-contested Mashonaland West polls beating, among others flamboyant businessman Phillip Chiyangwa. He garnered over 19,000 votes.
Zimbabwe joined the rest of the world in marking World Aids Sunday with activities in Chivhu where the Minister of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Sithembiso Nyoni delivering a key note address on behalf of First Lady Grace Mugabe promising the government will re-double its efforts in the fight against HIV/Aids.
After agonisingly missing out on the Castle Premier Soccer League title to Dynamos last weekend on goal difference, Highlanders got their act together Saturday and won the coveted Mbada Diamonds Cup, pocketing over $130,000 dollars after beating neighbour How Mine at Barbourfields Stadium.
Vice President Joice Mujuru scored a crucial victory in the race to succeed President Robert Mugabe at Saturday’s special politburo meeting where Zanu PF’s supreme decision-making body endorsed crucial disputed election results in Mashonaland Central province.