Victor Matemadanda

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Victor Matemadanda said : "People should mobilise around empowerment programmes, there should be structures for development in every community, so we are proposing to have model settlements targeting youths and women, purely it is about empowerment," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, February 18, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "People should mobilise around empowerment programmes, there should be structures for development in every community, so we are proposing to have model settlements targeting youths and women, purely it is about empowerment," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, February 17, 2020 11:13:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “We are also speaking about discipline. We are targeting five million votes in 2023, and we are looking for the membership from across the country,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, February 17, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “People should mobilise around empowerment programmes, there should be structures for development in every community, so we are proposing to have model settlements targeting youths and women, purely it is about empowerment,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, February 17, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Douglas Mahiya ) : “Yes, the war veterans met with the president. However, I was not in the meeting and you can get finer details from our spokesperson (Douglas) Mahiya,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, February 9, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : "Some (elected officials) may not know what to go and tell the people because they say things are difficult. I said some people may lack strategies and may not know what is going on and find nothing to say," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, January 28, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “Some (elected officials) may not know what to go and tell the people because they say things are difficult. I said some people may lack strategies and may not know what is going on and find nothing to say,” External link

newsday Tuesday, January 28, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda says : "Join us as we go for victory. Join us, and together, we can make the difference" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, January 28, 2020 12:02:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "This workshop awakens people at the party's headquarters and the staff have got to know what they are here for and this is why we have a mission statement and a vision," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 23, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “This country was left without a President when Mugabe resigned and President Mnangagwa was out of the country then. No one dared to sit of the throne, not even Kasukuwere. So what does he think has changed now? We all waited for President Mnangagwa to come back,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, January 19, 2020 2:23:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : "The challenge we have is that of our former colonisers who still want to use a delinquent young man to take power through the back door. They are using Chamisa who does not recognise the court ruling and they are saying that is the person's rights have been violated. What about Chamisa's violation of the rule of law? The Americans are silent on that one," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "If Chamisa was going to win an election in future, losers will dispute the result because he is setting a wrong precedent. If the British and Americans are going to support someone who refuses to be bound by the Supreme Court decisions, then they are hypocrites," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about British ) : "They talk about democracy that they do not want to practice or even want those that they support to practice and accept. That is bull**. We liberated this country with guns from the British and Americans being supported by the European Union. We are no afraid of them," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about British ) : "The Americans and British have poured in over US$5 million to do propaganda against Zanu-PF government on social media. This is why you are seeing a lot of lies being peddled against Zanu-PF on social media. They are doing that because they were given funds for that," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : "We will not lose sleep over Chamisa. He is just a desperate young man who should focus on his dying MDC. Chamisa has nothing which the Zanu-PF government wants," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Yes the fight against corruption must be real everyone must be involved, government, political parties all systems ie the judiciary, the police, ZACC and all of us in our leadership roles must speak against corruption as an evil we all want to nip it in the bud" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, January 18, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "MDC A can not want to donate mashurugwi to ZANU pf when all of us know that the culture of violence is what defines MDC who doesn't know that they took a group of Mashurugwi to Dr Tsvangira's funeral to kill Thokozani Khupe,ObertbGutu andMwonzora ? Who doesn't know that every MDC gathering spills blood. It is common cause that they have deployed their forces the so called Mashurugwi or the Vanguard to try and tarnish the emerge of the Midlands and ultimately that of the President. They want to raise money through the many robberies they commit and they have promised to overthrow the government hence this is a warfare they are embarking on. So they will not want to sway national attention on their creation" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, January 18, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “This country was left without a President when Mugabe resigned and President Mnangagwa was out of the country then. No one dared to sit of the throne, not even Kasukuwere. So what does he think has changed now? We all waited for President Mnangagwa to come back,” External link

zimeye Saturday, January 18, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Whether that is true or not we as the zanu(pf) commissariat will want to implore the Queen to take time and reflect on the problems we have in Zimbabwe and accept that that the problems are largely a creation of not America but Britain in that 1. We find ourselves as a colonial subject colonisation which was authorized by the monarchy and the British Government. 2. When the political parties went for the Lancaster conference, they went to negotiate with Britain not America because America had no role to play although it involved itself in our business as Zimbabwe. 3. It is the British Government under Blair that reneged on its commitment under Margaret Thatcher. 4. It is Britain under the same Blair regime that persuaded its allies to punish Zimbabwe. It is only proper and morally,spiritually and socially correct for the same monarch though with different personalities but with the same authority to decisively deal with the Zimbabwe problem once and for all” External link

zimeye Friday, January 17, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Ministers of government must prioritise key deliverables and general development roles.” External link

zimeye Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "while we support our artisanal miners we have noticed with great disappointment the emergence of unruly criminal elements who have taken the mining industry by storm of fear. " External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 13, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “If elections fail we will use any other means necessary” External link

zimeye Wednesday, December 18, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "This is a revolutionary party, that liberated this country, and the only one that can defend the revolution, therefore, we will fight to defend that course by any means necessary," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, December 16, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "This is a revolutionary party, that liberated this country, and the only one that can defend the revolution, therefore, we will fight to defend that course by any means necessary," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, December 16, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told ( about Saviour Kasukuwere ) : “All of a sudden you find babies like Kasukuwere being introduced and referred to as veterans of the struggle. How can they be veterans of the struggle while only 45 years old?” External link

zimeye Friday, December 13, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “In what we call war veterans today, there are former Rhodesian soldiers who were captured and indoctrinated with the party’s ideology. They then came back to lead the (liberation) war. So the aim of the party is not to create as many enemies as possible but to recruit more people… you cannot be a province known for turning away people from the party,” External link

newsday Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "In what we call war veterans today, there are former Rhodesian soldiers who were captured and indoctrinated with the party's ideology. They then came back to lead the (liberation) war. So the aim of the party is not to create as many enemies as possible but to recruit more people… you cannot be a province known for turning away people from the party," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:41:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I'm not happy with the culture that is creeping particularly in this province. We have people who are busy denigrating other party members, labeling them G40 and all sorts of names. We need to grow the party as opposed to destroying it. We have comrades who used to be in the Rhodesian forces but eventually helped in winning the war. There is no comrade better than the other. Let's work in harmony," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, December 8, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I'm not happy with the culture that is creeping particularly in this province. We have people who are busy denigrating other party members, labeling them G40 and all sorts of names. We need to grow the party as opposed to destroying it. We have comrades who used to be in the Rhodesian forces but eventually helped in winning the war. There is no comrade better than the other. Let's work in harmony," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, December 7, 2019 10:52:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told ( about Saviour Kasukuwere ) : “All of a sudden you find babies like Kasukuwere being introduced and referred to as veterans of the struggle. How can they be veterans of the struggle while only 45 years old?” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told ( about Saviour Kasukuwere ) : “All of a sudden you find babies like Kasukuwere being introduced and referred to as veterans of the struggle. How can they be veterans of the struggle while only 45 years old?” External link

zimeye Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told ( about Saviour Kasukuwere ) : "All of a sudden you find babies like Kasukuwere being introduced and referred to as veterans of the struggle. How can they be veterans of the struggle while only 45 years old?" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:48:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I am happy that a rapporteur on the right to food from the United Nations has confirmed that indeed sanctions are there and that good lady I'm sure is going to lose her job for having confirmed that, but what she did was very humane," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, December 4, 2019 1:25:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I haven’t gone back to Bulawayo to see how they are doing but in Harare they are doing very good work, they are mobilizing, they are restructuring and I am very confident that the numbers we are going to have in Harare for the party and for future elections are much more than what we have been having all these years,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, December 3, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Soldiers are not trained to beat up demonstrators, but to kill… last time the police were called first, but failed to contain the situation because they are not ruthless enough, but soldiers are trained to kill," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, December 3, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "Mash West G40 remnants must forget about resurrection, they are now dead and buried and be warned that you shouldn't test President Mnangagwa's patience too far," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, December 3, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "By new members I'm not saying that you should bring to the party people who are already Zanu-PF members. You would have done nothing if you do so. Bring everybody to the mass party, don't go labelling people saying this one was in NPF or MDC," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, November 26, 2019 11:26:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Clerk ) : "MDC has brought suffering to the people. In Bulawayo they are just doing whatever they want. They fire the Town Clerk, some of the guys with unkempt hair don't even know the correct procedure. Right now, if you move from one suburb to another, they are failing on service delivery. They are failing to manage waste and want to claim that they can lead this country. That's impossible," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, November 26, 2019 11:26:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I've got the papers and I'm going to submit them to the Politburo to decide on what action to take," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 25, 2019 10:07:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Initially I was not expecting such a large turnout. But the numbers are clear; they are very encouraging and project a correct signal to the leadership of whom the people want to lead them. A person and people elected by the people," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 24, 2019 9:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "There was a huge turnout from the Muslim community, this just goes to show that we are taking steps in the right direction. Also the numbers of youths were encouraging, they came and participated and this shows that they are interested in the affairs of the country. Another thing of note was the presence of former members who had left the party to join the NPF. They wanted to contest but according to our party's constitution, they could not because there are certain procedures that need to be followed. They need to reapply and serve for a certain term for them to be considered," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 24, 2019 9:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We are grateful to all who participated and also displaying signs of maturity, as there were no incidents. This is what we forecasted for Bulawayo. The people know what they want and they were co-ordinated. Even the contestants have no bad blood, there were scenes of them sharing lighter moments and even wishing each other well. The only incidents that we experienced were of some individuals who were trying to influence voters but they were immediately dealt with," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 24, 2019 9:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Initially I was not expecting such a large turnout. But the numbers are clear; they are very encouraging and project a correct signal to the leadership of whom the people want to lead them. A person and people elected by the people,” External link

zimeye Sunday, November 24, 2019 9:27:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “There was a huge turnout from the Muslim community, this just goes to show that we are taking steps in the right direction. Also the numbers of youths were encouraging, they came and participated and this shows that they are interested in the affairs of the country. Another thing of note was the presence of former members who had left the party to join the NPF. They wanted to contest but according to our party’s constitution they could not because there are certain procedures that need to be followed. They need to reapply and serve for a certain term for them to be considered,” External link

zimeye Sunday, November 24, 2019 9:27:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “We are grateful to all who participated and also displaying signs of maturity, as there were no incidents. This is what we forecasted for Bulawayo. The people know what they want and they were co-ordinated. Even the contestants have no bad blood, there were scenes of them sharing lighter moments and even wishing each other well. The only incidents that we experienced were of some individuals who were trying to influence voters but they were immediately dealt with,” External link

zimeye Sunday, November 24, 2019 9:27:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "The Tysons, the Jonathan Moyos are being used. (Economic Freedom Fighters leader Mr Julius) Malema (from South Africa) has also been put in the same line. He becomes a big brand that boy, that stupid young boy thinks he can negotiate, he goes at the centre of va Mnangagwa and Chamisa and says you guy come I want you to make a settlement, what stupid thinking is that. Where does Malema come from in the revolution of Zimbabwe?" External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, November 23, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “They have seen that the MDC project won’t work. Now they have gone at another level, it is common cause and common knowledge that they have put $5 million for social media abuse propaganda against the ZANU-PF government and they are giving money to anyone that will oppose any ZANU-PF activity,” External link

insiderzim Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "The printing of ballot papers has been completed," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 23, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "The Tysons, the Jonathan Moyos are being used. (Economic Freedom Fighters leader Mr Julius) Malema (from South Africa) has also been put in the same line. He becomes a big brand that boy, that stupid young boy thinks he can negotiate, he goes at the centre of va Mnangagwa and Chamisa and says you guy come I want you to make a settlement, what stupid thinking is that. Where does Malema come from in the revolution of Zimbabwe?" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 23, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “They have seen that the MDC project won’t work. Now they have gone at another level, it is common cause and common knowledge that they have put $5 million for social media abuse propaganda against the ZANU-PF government and they are giving money to anyone that will oppose any ZANU-PF activity,” External link

insiderzim Wednesday, November 20, 2019 12:11:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda asked ( about Saviour Kasukuwere ) : “Why are they doing that? It is not for them; it is for the people that we defeated in the battle field. ..my word to them is that we know all these machinations, we know why there are so many issues on the social media giving an impression that there is insecurity in Zimbabwe and they are trying also to scare away investors, whenever the President is out trying to lure investors hee Tyson Wabantu is coming, what is Tyson in the security set-up of this region and this country? Can we lose sleep because there is a person called Saviour Kasukuwere coming, was he not here? Why didn’t he act? Why did he run out nxa eyindoda sibili?” External link

insiderzim Wednesday, November 20, 2019 12:11:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “They have seen that the MDC project won’t work. Now they have gone at another level, it is common cause and common knowledge that they have put $5 million for social media abuse propaganda against the Zanu-PF government and they are giving money to anyone that will oppose any Zanu-PF activity,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “The Tysons, the Jonathan Moyos are being used. (Economic Freedom Fighters leader Mr Julius) Malema (from South Africa) has also been put in the same line. He becomes a big brand that boy, that stupid young boy thinks he can negotiate, he goes at the centre of va Mnangagwa and Chamisa and says you guy come I want you to make a settlement, what stupid thinking is that. Where does Malema come from in the revolution of Zimbabwe?” “He is being persuaded by the likes of Kasukuwere and then that shows the level or capacity that Kasukuwere has to think that a Zimbabwean deal can be brokered by a person of the level of Malema, this is desperation” External link

zimeye Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Saviour Kasukuwere ) : “Why are they doing that? It is not for them; it is for the people that we defeated in the battle field. ..my word to them is that we know all these machinations, we know why there are so many issues on the social media giving an impression that there is insecurity in Zimbabwe and they are trying also to scare away investors, whenever the President is out trying to lure investors hee Tyson Wabantu is coming, what is Tyson in the security set-up of this region and this country? Can we lose sleep because there is a person called Saviour Kasukuwere coming, was he not here? Why didn’t he act? Why did he run out nxa eyindoda sibili?” External link

zimeye Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “They have seen that the MDC project won’t work. Now they have gone at another level, it is common cause and common knowledge that they have put $5 million for social media abuse propaganda against the Zanu-PF government and they are giving money to anyone that will oppose any Zanu-PF activity,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, November 20, 2019 3:26:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “The Tysons, the Jonathan Moyos are being used. (Economic Freedom Fighters leader Mr Julius) Malema (from South Africa) has also been put in the same line. He becomes a big brand that boy, that stupid young boy thinks he can negotiate, he goes at the centre of va Mnangagwa and Chamisa and says you guy come I want you to make a settlement, what stupid thinking is that. Where does Malema come from in the revolution of Zimbabwe?” “He is being persuaded by the likes of Kasukuwere and then that shows the level or capacity that Kasukuwere has to think that a Zimbabwean deal can be brokered buy a person of the level of Malema, this is desperation” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, November 20, 2019 3:26:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Saviour Kasukuwere ) : “Why are they doing that? It is not for them; it is for the people that we defeated in the battle field. ..my word to them is that we know all these machinations, we know why there are so many issues on the social media giving an impression that there is insecurity in Zimbabwe and they are trying also to scare away investors, whenever the President is out trying to lure investors hee Tyson Wabantu is coming, what is Tyson in the security set-up of this region and this country? Can we lose sleep because there is a person called Saviour Kasukuwere coming, was he not here? Why didn’t he act? Why did he run out nxa eyindoda sibili ?” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, November 20, 2019 3:26:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “My advice to the West is that they should not waste their resources supporting losing parties, come and join Zanu PF and have a taste of sweet victory,” External link

zbc Friday, November 8, 2019 6:55:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Mobilisation for the party should start earnestly," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, November 7, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Mobilisation for the party should start earnestly," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 6, 2019 11:00:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Mobilisation for the party should start earnestly,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We are now going to fish in unknown waters. The party renews itself during election periods and our view is that every election reinvigorates the party. However, the concern is that we have been fishing from one pond," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, November 5, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : “He was too old and when we asked him to rest he said he would vote Chamisa. It’s a wrong investment we made in him,” External link

zimeye Sunday, November 3, 2019 10:18:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : "He was too old and when we asked him to rest he said he would vote Chamisa. It's a wrong investment we made in him," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, November 3, 2019 3:09:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : "He was too old and when we asked him to rest he said he would vote Chamisa. It's a wrong investment we made in him," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 3, 2019 10:28:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : “He was too old and when we asked him to rest he said he would vote Chamisa. It’s a wrong investment we made in him,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, November 3, 2019 7:49:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I have just been informed that such an organisation was launched today and it is their democratic right to form such an organisation if they feel it will serve their interests, but I just hope they do not forget that they are war veterans," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I have just been informed that such an organisation was launched today and it is their democratic right to form such an organisation if they feel it will serve their interests, but I just hope they do not forget that they are war veterans," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 29, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Those elected into positions should take it as an assignment to coordinate, drive the party policy and ideology to the people. Of late DCCs were used by some members as a money-making machine through imposing candidates who pay bribes to get either Parliament or council positions. " External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 14, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “No one owns a person. Stop the imposition of candidates. The upper organ of the party is superior than the lower organ. The majority is superior than the minority, so you should be not caught off guard. Zanu-PF is a people’s party, so those elected should be driven by the will to save the people and be loyal to the President and the party,” External link

zimeye Monday, October 14, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Zanu PF is built on the basis of principle and ideology not personalities. It is not about being G40 or having abused the president be- fore because that often happens," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We urge you to be united, as a party. We don't want unnecessary divisions, in most cases factionalism becomes a cocktail for disaster. As a party, we don't tolerate factionalism," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "So you should help each other to reform than dismissing those who are found violating the party rules and regulations," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We urge you to be united, as a party. We don't want unnecessary divisions, in most cases factionalism becomes a cocktail for disaster. As a party, we don't tolerate factionalism," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "So you should help each other to reform than dismissing those who are found violating the party rules and regulations," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I want also to give credit to some political parties that are involved in POLAD,” External link

zimeye Thursday, October 10, 2019 7:38:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Others could not prove whether they are card holders or not. We are still looking into some of the applicants with dubious backgrounds. We got information that some of them were sent by G40 cabal leaders living in South Africa. So we are on guard to ensure that the party is not infiltrated," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 8, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We thought that the process was going to take a long time, but we are almost half way through and we are confident that we will meet Monday's deadline," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 8, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "As you are aware, the Harare provincial structures have been dissolved, so we are starting from the DCC as the basis of setting up the party structures," "Every card carrying member is expected to play a part in the formation of the DCC. It is now time for everyone, even church members and professionals to be involved in setting up party structures" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 7, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We expect all those who want to contest for positions to submit their CVs by today (yesterday) with their respective zones," "The Politburo last week resolved that the DCC elections programme will end on Sunday, October 13" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 7, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We should be able to rehabilitate our comrades who go wayward, rehabilitation should come first before expulsion because if you want to expel people then we will be left with no one," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 3, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We want you to unite and shun divisions, we must learn from the past, factionalism causes these divisions but our wish is that you remain united so that we are stronger as a party," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 3, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Bob is dead and that's it. Those who think that the governance of the country has to do with the dead, they must go to the graveyard," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 1, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "As for Zaka East, we are winning the seat. Come Saturday (today), we are reclaiming our seat. I am actually in Masvingo and a lot is going on in as far as the preparations for Saturday are concerned," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 21, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "If you see something that you are not happy with, speak out procedurally. If you just speak recklessly while the people from MDC will be cheering you on, we will kick you out," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 14, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "No one can fit Zanu-PF into their pocket but everyone can fit into Zanu-PF's pocket. There are those in leadership positions who divide people by saying they own people. These are the seeds of rebellion and we will not hesitate to pluck them out," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 14, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Saviour Kasukuwere ) : "Masvingo is the only province which stood with Zanu-PF during difficult times and we do not want anyone to come and foment factionalism here. Masvingo is true to the party. If you ask (Saviour) Kasukuwere he will tell you that Masvingo is very difficult but that is the beauty of the province," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 14, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I am going to attend the funeral as a leader in the Zanu-PF hierarchy and to support my President Mnangagwa," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:25:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I am going to attend the funeral as a leader in the Zanu-PF hierarchy and to support my President Mnangagwa,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, September 11, 2019 5:56:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I will not join a fight over a dead man. Where I come from we don’t brag over the dead but we mourn them,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:53:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “I don’t know what the elders in Cde Mugabe’s community in Zvimba say about this. But this person whose funeral they’re refusing to let me attend forgave the people who jailed and tortured him during the liberation struggle,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:53:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “I booked an appointment with him and I told him that I was not in agreement with some of the things he was doing. We spoke at length,” “I worked under Cde Mugabe for a long time and people who are saying I should not attend his funeral don’t know when I started working with him. Although I was low in the party, I worked with Cde Mugabe at critical stages of the revolution where they didn’t come themselves to defend their own. We could not by principle allow him free rein when we knew that we had not agreed on some of the things that were now happening in the party” External link

zimeye Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:53:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Even when we disagreed on some issues, we never doubted his capacity, leadership qualities and his contribution to the liberation struggle and the development of the country. But when the truth has to be said, we should not bury our heads in the sand,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:53:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I will not join a fight over a dead man. Where I come from we don’t brag over the dead but we mourn them,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:24:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “I don’t know what the elders in Cde Mugabe’s community in Zvimba say about this. But this person whose funeral they’re refusing to let me attend forgave the people who jailed and tortured him during the liberation struggle,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:24:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “I booked an appointment with him and I told him that I was not in agreement with some of the things he was doing. We spoke at length,” “I worked under Cde Mugabe for a long time and people who are saying I should not attend his funeral don’t know when I started working with him. Although I was low in the party, I worked with Cde Mugabe at critical stages of the revolution where they didn’t come themselves to defend their own. We could not by principle allow him free rein when we knew that we had not agreed on some of the things that were now happening in the party” External link

zimeye Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:24:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Even when we disagreed on some issues, we never doubted his capacity, leadership qualities and his contribution to the liberation struggle and the development of the country. But when the truth has to be said, we should not bury our heads in the sand,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:24:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I will not join a fight over a dead man. Where I come from we don’t brag over the dead but we mourn them,” External link

zimeye Monday, September 9, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “I don’t know what the elders in Cde Mugabe’s community in Zvimba say about this. But this person whose funeral they’re refusing to let me attend forgave the people who jailed and tortured him during the liberation struggle,” External link

zimeye Monday, September 9, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “I booked an appointment with him and I told him that I was not in agreement with some of the things he was doing. We spoke at length,” “I worked under Cde Mugabe for a long time and people who are saying I should not attend his funeral don’t know when I started working with him. Although I was low in the party, I worked with Cde Mugabe at critical stages of the revolution where they didn’t come themselves to defend their own. We could not by principle allow him free rein when we knew that we had not agreed on some of the things that were now happening in the party” External link

zimeye Monday, September 9, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Even when we disagreed on some issues, we never doubted his capacity, leadership qualities and his contribution to the liberation struggle and the development of the country. But when the truth has to be said, we should not bury our heads in the sand,” External link

zimeye Monday, September 9, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I booked an appointment with him and I told him that I was not in agreement with some of the things he was doing. We spoke at length,” External link

insiderzim Monday, September 9, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I don't know what the elders in Mugabe's community in Zvimba say about this. But this person whose funeral they're refusing to let me attend forgave the people who jailed and tortured him during the liberation struggle," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 9, 2019 9:56:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Even when we disagreed on some issues, we never doubted his capacity, leadership qualities and his contribution to the liberation struggle and the development of the country. But when the truth has to be said, we should not bury our heads in the sand," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 9, 2019 9:56:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I will not join a fight over a dead man. Where I come from we don’t brag over the dead but we mourn them,” External link

zimeye Monday, September 9, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I booked an appointment with him and I told him that I was not in agreement with some of the things he was doing. We spoke at length,” “I worked under Cde Mugabe for a long time and people who are saying I should not attend his funeral don’t know when I started working with him. Although I was low in the party, I worked with Cde Mugabe at critical stages of the revolution where they didn’t come themselves to defend their own. We could not by principle allow him free rein when we knew that we had not agreed on some of the things that were now happening in the party” External link

zimeye Monday, September 9, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Even when we disagreed on some issues, we never doubted his capacity, leadership qualities and his contribution to the liberation struggle and the development of the country. But when the truth has to be said, we should not bury our heads in the sand,” External link

zimeye Monday, September 9, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "They carry their contributions with them and for that they have to be honoured," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 7, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “These abductions are planned. I don’t know who plans them but I think it’s the person who has information about them. They are so timed that every second of it is recorded. Everything that happens is captured from the time it starts,” External link

zimeye Monday, September 2, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “These are cooked up abductions. Why would someone prefer to lose sleep and drag someone from their house just to go and dip them in the sewers? It’s very funny. A normal person can tell that these are fake abductions,” External link

zimeye Monday, September 2, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "Our Finance Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube comes from Lupane but people from this region do not see an opportunity in that. They would rather be mobilised by people from Harare to demonstrate against him," "They only see him as a Zanu-PF appointed Minister, which is unfortunate. There are many things which Government has done and is doing and people are not capitalising on that not because of their will but they're mobilised by foreign people to destroy themselves" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 31, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "My conviction is that the spirit went to Matabeleland South and identified the late Vice President Dr Joshua Nkomo. You could see that his movements were spiritual," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 31, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda described : “reports of comedian Gonyeti’s abduction as the work of the ruling party’s political foes” External link

zimeye Sunday, August 25, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda claimed : “It is laughable to hear people saying the government is abducting its citizens. Surely what would we get from abducting a comedian like Gonyeti, that is the work of our detractors bent on tarnishing the image of the government,” External link

zimeye Sunday, August 25, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda described : “reports of comedian Gonyeti’s abduction as the work of the ruling party’s political foes” External link

zimeye Sunday, August 25, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda claimed : “It is laughable to hear people saying the government is abducting its citizens. Surely what would we get from abducting a comedian like Gonyeti, that is the work of our detractors bent on tarnishing the image of the government,” External link

zimeye Sunday, August 25, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "It is laughable to hear people saying the government is abducting its citizens. Surely what would we get from abducting a comedian like Gonyeti, that is the work of our detractors bent on tarnishing the image of the government," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, August 25, 2019 2:03:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "It is laughable to hear people saying the government is abducting its citizens. Surely what would we get from abducting a comedian like Gonyeti, that is the work of our detractors bent on tarnishing the image of the government," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 24, 2019 7:38:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “It is laughable to hear people saying the government is abducting its citizens. Surely what would we get from abducting a comedian like Gonyeti, that is the work of our detractors bent on tarnishing the image of the government,” External link

zimeye Saturday, August 24, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : "They (MDC) are saying they will demonstrate, but I am telling you that they will not because I know they will not," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, August 14, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "We (government) cannot allow them to loot and destroy property. When war veterans were teargassed by the Mugabe government, they were not destroying anything, so there cannot be any comparison to what they want to do," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, August 14, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : "They (MDC) are saying they will demonstrate, but I am telling you that they will not because I know they will not," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 13, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "We (government) cannot allow them to loot and destroy property. When war veterans were teargassed by the Mugabe government, they were not destroying anything, so there cannot be any comparison to what they want to do," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 13, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “You can go and ask him why he does not want to buried here,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, August 13, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda claimed : “Why do we reform a thing that is OK? Why do we reform a security force that is able to fulfil its mandate? Why should people want that security sector to bereformed? Remember, this security sector is composed (of) people who sacrificed their lives for the freedom of this country and no one has a moral obligation to say people who liberated this country should not protect it,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, August 13, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “They (MDC) are saying they will demonstrate, but I am telling you that they will not because I know they will not,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, August 13, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “We (government) cannot allow them to loot and destroy property. When war veterans were teargassed by the Mugabe government, they were not destroying anything, so there cannot be any comparison to what they want to do,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, August 13, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “They’re saying they will demonstrate, but I’m telling you that they will not because I know they will not… it won’t happen,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, August 13, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “If they’re going to be peaceful, there’s no problem, but we know they have no capacity to demonstrate peacefully. They will preach peaceful demonstrations only to be violent. We saw what they did in January as well as just after the elections. We (government) cannot allow them to loot and destroy property,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, August 13, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “They (MDC) are saying they will demonstrate, but I am telling you that they will not because I know they will not,” External link

newsday Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “We (government) cannot allow them to loot and destroy property. When war veterans were teargassed by the Mugabe government, they were not destroying anything, so there cannot be any comparison to what they want to do,” External link

newsday Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We have set ourselves a task of having a five million membership strategy that is capable of winning the Presidential election by at least 65 percent in the 2023 election," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 12, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "As you are aware, there are some teams dispatched in Harare and Bulawayo by the Politburo. " External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added : "I do not know the level of the said minimum force. But if they fail to handle the demonstrations, the Constitution says they must invite the military," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 3, 2019 12:25:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Lady ) : "I am aware that the First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa is doing something and Government is also working on something for this hospital," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 3, 2019 12:25:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added : “I do not know the level of the said minimum force. But if they fail to handle the demonstrations, the Constitution says they must invite the military,” External link

newsday Saturday, August 3, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Joshua Nkomo ) : "So when you vote Zanu-PF you are fulfilling King Lobengula's vision because besides him, only-PF-Zapu and Zanu-PF resisted white rule which is why the two united unlike other parties. You should have partnership with Zanu-PF which is King Lobengula and the late Vice President Nkomo's party," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 2, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : "Nelson Chamisa benefitted from Zanu-PF's free education but now he goes around mobilising against that so that your children don't benefit. Us we value education because we don't want you to raise children who have no value in life," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 2, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Joshua Nkomo ) : “So when you vote Zanu-PF you are fulfilling King Lobengula’s vision because besides him, only PF-Zapu and Zanu-PF resisted white rule which is why the two united unlike other parties. You should have partnership with Zanu-PF which is King Lobengula and the late Vice President Nkomo’s party,” External link

zimeye Friday, August 2, 2019 5:27:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added : "I do not know the level of the said minimum force. But if they fail to handle the demonstrations, the constitution says they must invite the military," External link

aljazeera-en Wednesday, July 31, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "The police is trained to use minimum force, but I don't know the limit of minimum force. But if the police is overpowered, panodaidzwa vana mukoma (we will summon the boys)," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, July 29, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I have been visiting people in various urban centres interacting with them so that we get a real appreciation of issues. We need to appreciate the situation on the ground first before we come up with proper development projects," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, July 29, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We are eyeing all seats in the by-election, especially in urban areas. We are coming up with people-centred programmes that are meant to improve the lives of ordinary citizens. That alone will improve the urban vote," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, July 29, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "The police is trained to use minimum force, but I don't know the limit of minimum force. But if the police is overpowered, panodaidzwa vana mukoma (we will summon the boys)," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 29, 2019 6:57:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I have been visiting people in various urban centres interacting with them so that we get a real appreciation of issues. We need to appreciate the situation on the ground first before we come up with proper development projects," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 29, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We are eyeing all seats in the by-election, especially in urban areas. We are coming up with people-centred programmes that are meant to improve the lives of ordinary citizens. That alone will improve the urban vote," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 29, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “The police is trained to use minimum force, but I don’t know the limit of minimum force. But if the police is overpowered, panodaidzwa vana mukoma (we will summon the boys),” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, July 29, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : "I hear Matemadanda was inciting people to kill me yet it was Tajamuka that stood with him and he's from my rural area. Hameno!" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 29, 2019 1:24:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "That is an issue under the purview of the Joint Operations Command, they are the ones charged with assessing threats against the country and they haven't told me anything so we will be guided by them on the threats against the country," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 25, 2019 9:25:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Glen View ) : "There is no reason for residents to experience water problems, President Mnangagwa acquired borehole equipment which was distributed in all the country's provinces and will resolve water woes especially in urban areas," "Here in Glen View we are going to resuscitate other boreholes which have broken down and drill new ones in strategic points to address the water situation in this area," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 24, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Glen View ) : "I understand that there are residents who had settled as a cooperative here in Glen View since 2014. As Zanu-PF party we are going to engage relevant authorities very soon to facilitate the regularisation of Dare Rechimurenga Housing Cooperative as well as to assist other residents who are failing to get title deeds since 1980," "I promise, you must expect action soon, people should not stay for such a long time without papers which show that they are owners of properties," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 24, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I am not threatening anyone but all I am saying is let us work to build our country and not destroy it. Regular protests are dealt with by the police who will pick you up and throw you into a car when you misbehave – that is child’s play – but when you start destroying property, the army is constitutionally mandated to step in,” External link

zimeye Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “We have faced bigger threats before and many people paid the ultimate price and we are here today because of that,” External link

zimeye Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Promise Mkwananzi ) : “President Mnangagwa is a listening President but people have abused that. He should stop listening and start biting. I was angered by one Mkwananzi (Tajamuka/Sesjikile leader Promise Mkwananzi) who said there would be a blood bath in Harare yet he is in South Africa, what a coward. Whose blood is he talking about? Whose child’s blood? He should come here and lead from the front and not mislead people into harm’s way while he remains safe in South Africa. When we said ‘It Can’t’, we did not go out of the country. We were here and we even forgot that we had passports,” External link

zimeye Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “If the heavens were to open up one day and our departed comrades like Hebert Chitepo asked us what became of the country they fought for, and we told them that the country was taken from us by people who burnt tyres…ahhh,” External link

zimeye Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We have faced bigger threats before and many people paid the ultimate price and we are here today because of that," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, July 13, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Promise Mkwananzi ) : "President Mnangagwa is a listening President but people have abused that. He should stop listening and start biting. I was angered by one Mkwananzi (Tajamuka/Sesjikile leader Promise Mkwananzi) who said there would be a blood bath in Harare yet he is in South Africa, what a coward. Whose blood is he talking about? Whose child's blood? He should come here and lead from the front and not mislead people into harm's way while he remains safe in South Africa. When we said 'It Can't', we did not go out of the country. We were here and we even forgot that we had passports," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, July 13, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "If the heavens were to open up one day and our departed comrades like Hebert Chitepo asked us what became of the country they fought for, and we told them that the country was taken from us by people who burnt tyres…ahhh," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, July 13, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We have faced bigger threats before and many people paid the ultimate price and we are here today because of that," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, July 13, 2019 1:37:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Promise Mkwananzi ) : "President Mnangagwa is a listening President but people have abused that. He should stop listening and start biting. I was angered by one Mkwananzi (Tajamuka/Sesjikile leader Promise Mkwananzi) who said there would be a blood bath in Harare yet he is in South Africa, what a coward. Whose blood is he talking about? Whose child's blood? He should come here and lead from the front and not mislead people into harm's way while he remains safe in South Africa. When we said 'It Can't', we did not go out of the country. We were here and we even forgot that we had passports," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, July 13, 2019 1:37:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "If the heavens were to open up one day and our departed comrades like Hebert Chitepo asked us what became of the country they fought for, and we told them that the country was taken from us by people who burnt tyres…ahhh," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, July 13, 2019 1:37:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We have seen people in one of the wholesale shops tearing away price tags when they saw that we were getting into the shop, meaning they know that the prices that they are charging are wrong, and why should they do that in the first place?" "Why should they do wrong things when they know they are punishing an already suffering population? That is cruelty and corruption. They must be punished for that. Every shop that you see has got an operating license. We are going to make sure that some of these things are withdrawn and given to patriotic people," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, July 9, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “We have seen people in one of the wholesale shops tearing away price tags when they saw that we were getting into the shop, meaning they know that the prices that they are charging are wrong, and why should they do that in the first place?” “Why should they do wrong things when they know they are punishing an already suffering population? That is cruelty and corruption. They must be punished for that. Every shop that you see has got an operating license. We are going to make sure that some of these things are withdrawn and given to patriotic people,” External link

newsday Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:37:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “What is happening here is daylight robbery and it must stop. There will be penalties for all businesses overpricing their goods and we’ll name and shame them. Every shop has an operating licence. We’re going to make sure that some of these licences are withdrawn and given to patriotic and responsible people,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:05:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added : "When a party is disgruntled over election results, it has a right to approach the courts, and when the courts rule that you have been defeated, know that you have been defeated twice" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:25:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added : “When a party is disgruntled over election results, it has a right to approach the courts, and when the courts rule that you have been defeated, know that you have been defeated twice” External link

zimeye Saturday, July 6, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “The revolutionary party and the country’s law enforcement agents will not fold their hands while the opposition tries to usurp power,” External link

zimeye Friday, July 5, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “We will not allow those who want to block roads and stop other Zimbabwean from exercising their right. Those who organise demonstrations should make sure they lead from the front and control their followers so that they don’t engage in violence or destroy property. We will not repeat the mistake of allowing such a thing to happen again,” External link

zimeye Friday, July 5, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “MDC-A leaders such as (party Vice president Mr Tendai)Biti have repeatedly said they were not going to rest until (Mr) Chamisa gets into State House,which means they want him to get into office through the back door and that will be usurping power and we will not allow that,” External link

zimeye Friday, July 5, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “The revolutionary party and the country’s law enforcement agents will not fold their hands while the opposition tries to usurp power,” “There are some people who have been threatening that there will be bloodbath in this country, but they make such claims while hiding in places like South Africa. Whose blood are they talking about? The country has law enforcement agents that are constitutionally mandated to ensure law and order” External link

zimeye Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:27:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “MDC-A leaders such as (party Vice president Mr Tendai)Biti have repeatedly said they are not going to rest until (Mr) Chamisa gets into State House,which means they want him to get into office through the back door and that will be usurping power and we will not allow that,” External link

zimeye Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:27:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Any person can become a king in a political party. ZANU PF is a mass party and if people are not educated they will think that authority is vested in people they find in the structures. Yet this is misleading; a party becomes a people’s party when people have complete ownership. Our immediate task is to take the party from individual ownership to the people using the philosophy of democratic centralism where everyone is equally important,” External link

zimeye Friday, June 21, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "There is also the need to address the issues of corruption within and outside the party. We want to solve corruption. Everyone, be it in the Parliament or Government, we want things to be fair," "We must up the fight against corruption. Corruption should never be tolerated. If a leader is said to be corrupt, he/she should be given time to clean himself so that he will not be corrupt. There are means to find out if it is true or not that someone is corrupt. One should have a moral obligation that what I am doing is wrong and when they come to that realisation, they should be given time to clear themselves on issue of corruption so that they regain the people's confidence. When we are defending a person, it must be systematic, it must not be like hypothesis, let it be proved factually that this person is not corrupt and that leader will be accepted" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 16, 2019 9:53:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Those implicated in corrupt activities be it a Politburo member or minister should clear their names before the courts before taking public office," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 12, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "People that have contributed in any form be it freedom or development of this country, won't be forgotten, they'll always be remembered. I know some people would want to say Dabengwa had gone to form Zapu and so forth and so on, that does not remove an iota of his contribution and status and that has been said by the President which is very true and correct. I know so many people would've wanted to see some people resisting about the status, but this is a thing that a person works for and he has done his work and I think no one doubts it," "The message has been sent and it's clear, when the President addressed, he is the same President who declares. He said Dabengwa has been our hero and will continue to be our hero. That's a statement on its own. It means that the qualification is there, can't reverse or subtract" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, May 25, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : "It is unfortunate that Chamisa is not a person who accepts anything but only what he wants and feels. He is driven by wrong ambitions, he must calm down and respect the law of the country which wishfully thinks he can rule one day. Just image with such kind of a leader in the event that he becomes president, a president who does not respect the law, this country will become ungovernable. Chamisa is monster in the making, so people should be wary of this autocratic kind of a leader," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 14, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda warned ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "That is a security threat, why does he have to say the President's term of office will end soon, does he have soldiers or is he training an army? He must leave President Mnangagwa alone and stop such attention seeking behaviour," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 14, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "That's a security threat [the chief's comments]. Why does he have to say the president's term of office will end soon, does he have soldiers or is he training an army? He must leave President Mnangagwa alone and stop such attention seeking behaviour," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Just get hold of General Rugeje. He is the one with the timelines on when that exercise will commence because he is the one who generated that circular," External link

BBCMonitoring Tuesday, April 16, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Lieutenant General ) : "Just get hold of General Rugeje. He is the one with the timelines on when that exercise will commence because he is the one who generated that circular," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, April 16, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Lieutenant General ) : “Just get hold of General Rugeje. He is the one with the timelines on when that exercise will commence because he is the one who generated that circular,” External link

newsday Tuesday, April 16, 2019 7:38:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “It is worrying that the youth are taking advantage of us old people. They know that we old people trust each other, hence he used the name of Justice Cheda fully knowing that I would help my fellow elder,” External link

newsday Tuesday, April 9, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : "I have better things to do," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, March 26, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : "I have better things to do," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, March 26, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Donald Trump ) : “You think that we are afraid of Donald Trump ? Not at all, this time we will march straight to the US Embassy because our people have suffered for too long as a result of these sanctions,” External link

zimeye Saturday, March 23, 2019 3:41:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added : “We are therefore mobilising support for the march from our sympathisers in Zimbabwe and abroad. We want to send a loud and clear message to Theresa May and Donald Trump- enough is enough,” External link

zimeye Saturday, March 23, 2019 3:41:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Donald Trump ) : “You think that we are afraid of Donald Trump ? Not at all, this time we will march straight to the US Embassy because our people have suffered for too long as a result of these sanctions,” External link

zimeye Friday, March 22, 2019 10:02:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added : “We are therefore mobilising support for the march from our sympathisers in Zimbabwe and abroad. We want to send a loud and clear message to Theresa May and Donald Trump- enough is enough,” External link

zimeye Friday, March 22, 2019 10:02:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Donald Trump ) : “You think that we are afraid of Donald Trump ? Not at all, this time we will march straight to the US Embassy because our people have suffered for too long as a result of these sanctions,” External link

zimeye Friday, March 22, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added : “We are therefore mobilising support for the march from our sympathisers in Zimbabwe and abroad. We want to send a loud and clear message to Theresa May and Donald Trump- enough is enough,” External link

zimeye Friday, March 22, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "I once went to Matabeleland told chiefs to take cattle from Gushungo Dairies for him to appease the spirits of those he killed during the Gukurahundi; this is what is making Mugabe lose his senses," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, March 18, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "I once went to Matabeleland told chiefs to take cattle from Gushungo Dairies for him to appease the spirits of those he killed during the Gukurahundi; this is what is making Mugabe lose his senses," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, March 17, 2019 10:44:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "If Chamisa is serious that he has the war veterans' welfare at heart, he should lead a delegation to US President Mr Donald Trump to denounce the sanctions," "Our first enemy is US President Trump, followed by the illegal sanctions, while Chamisa and Biti are in third position. Do not be fooled comrades, the country is under siege because of the sanctions, as it is, there is no money, all because of these economic embargoes," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, March 14, 2019 8:10:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "If Chamisa is serious that he has the war veterans' welfare at heart, he should lead a delegation to US President Mr Donald Trump to denounce the sanctions," "Our first enemy is US President Trump, followed by the illegal sanctions, while Chamisa and Biti are in third position. Do not be fooled comrades, the country is under siege because of the sanctions, as it is, there is no money, all because of these economic embargoes," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 14, 2019 2:18:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “Mugabe’s Gushungo Farm has a lot of cattle, let him use the beasts he owns to appease the avenging spirits of the people he killed,” “Some people say because he is old we have to forgive him. Personally I will never forgive him.Yes he is old but let us remember he killed many people during his reign” External link

zimeye Tuesday, March 12, 2019 3:46:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "He must be tried for the people he killed through Gukurahundi. Chiefs must take him and try him and make him pay for his sins. He has plenty of cattle at his Gushungo Dairy and that is how he can exorcise ngozi [avenging spirit]. He is old, but still coherent and must be tried," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 11, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda asked : "When we talk about the old man — the Mugabe mythology. You may want to forgive the old man, but I don't think he deserves forgiveness, because surely, surely Mugabe tells Mnangagwa not to kill people … it's unheard of. Mugabe, telling people not to kill each other. Who is the specialist?" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 11, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "So, as of now, we cannot call him a mass murderer. We can only say people got killed during his rule until the court finds him guilty," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 11, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We can just say people disappeared … maybe they just sunk we don't know … and then he accuses Mnangagwa saying don't try to be God as if he (Mugabe) is a god bigger than God himself," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 11, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda says : "In our culture, if you are a witch and you come crying more than the bereaved, we give you the deceased to eat," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 11, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "Mugabe not only killed people, but destroyed the economy. These problems that we have are a result of Mugabe's rule. Even the sanctions; he enjoyed going all over insulting people over there and yonder. He became famous for insulting," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 11, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “He must be tried for the people he killed through Gukurahundi. Chiefs must take him and try him and make him pay for his sins. He has plenty of cattle at his Gushungo Dairy and that is how he can exorcise ngozi [avenging spirit]. He is old, but still coherent and must be tried,” External link

newsday Monday, March 11, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda asked : “When we talk about the old man — the Mugabe mythology. You may want to forgive the old man, but I don’t think he deserves forgiveness, because surely, surely Mugabe tells Mnangagwa not to kill people … it’s unheard of. Mugabe, telling people not to kill each other. Who is the specialist?” External link

newsday Monday, March 11, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “So, as of now, we cannot call him a mass murderer. We can only say people got killed during his rule until the court finds him guilty,” External link

newsday Monday, March 11, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “We can just say people disappeared … maybe they just sunk we don’t know … and then he accuses Mnangagwa saying don’t try to be God as if he (Mugabe) is a god bigger than God himself,” External link

newsday Monday, March 11, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda says : “In our culture, if you are a witch and you come crying more than the bereaved, we give you the deceased to eat,” External link

newsday Monday, March 11, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “Mugabe not only killed people, but destroyed the economy. These problems that we have are a result of Mugabe’s rule. Even the sanctions; he enjoyed going all over insulting people over there and yonder. He became famous for insulting,” External link

newsday Monday, March 11, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "This is all because of some people's political egos. We all know this is not true and it's bad. If anyone wants to lead this country, they should have respect for every citizen wherever they are," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 8, 2019 10:29:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “MDC people are travelling all over the world calling for the extension of sanctions while people who liberated this country are languishing in poverty due to these illegal sanctions. They don’t care,” External link

zimeye Friday, March 8, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “The MDC is not fighting the President but the ordinary people in this country. It’s sad that countries such as the USA are supporting the MDC in destroying the country. Even former President Robert Mugabe is funding this nonsense and it’s unfair to the people,” External link

zimeye Friday, March 8, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We have to endeavour to be strong as a party. Zanu-PF is a product of Zanu and Zapu. Zapu is a product of the first Chimurenga and the ideology of these parties was the same, which was to liberate the country. This is why we say the spirits of King Lobengula, Mbuya Nehanda, Sekuru Kaguvi and others are within Zanu-PF because the party accomplished their mission," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 7, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “You have older and mature people who are in MDC but they do not want to advise the young man. It’s not that he is a bad guy but he is not getting proper advice. I know he is going to criticise me for saying this. … He had shown being quite good starting with 2.2 million voting for MDC. So he needs the right and older people to guide him. But at the end also, there is no benefit in talking to him if he doesn’t recognise our leader Emmerson Mnangagwa as President of Zimbabwe,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, March 6, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "The young man is too green. A lot of talent, a lot of energy but misdirecting his energies. That's the problem with him," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 6, 2019 10:42:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I do not have information of an armory having been broken into,” “I would kindly ask that the Hon. Senator puts the question in writing so that we investigate and see where the armory is located which was broken into. Madam President, an armory is not situated at the periphery of a cantonment area” External link

insiderzim Friday, February 8, 2019 6:08:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I do not have information of an armoury having been broken into. The senator must put his question in writing so that we investigate and see whether any armoury was broken into because armoury is not situated at any special cantonment area" External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, February 8, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Unfortunately, I do not take information to run my ministry from newspapers. I am not the minister of newspapers or Information, and your question can best be responded to by people from Information (ministry) because they are the one that published it. As Ministry of Defence, we do not work with newspapers, we work using standard procedures," External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, February 8, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Unlike the initial Lancaster House constitution, which was written by people who represented political opinion, the Constitution we have now was written by people. It says if police fail to control the security situation in the country, then they can request aid from soldiers. So soldiers do not deploy themselves, they are deployed by the police at schools to remove thugs troubling school children where the police feel they cannot contain the situation," External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, February 8, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Unfortunately, the soldiers deployed cannot be commanded from Senate. They work under command and not public opinion. To make a decision that the situation has now normalised is done by experts in that field and not ordinary people. That soldiers were deployed at schools is what you read in papers because I have no official communication about that issue and our ministry is not run through newspapers," External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, February 8, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "In the same constitution on section 213, it talks about deployment of soldiers and the conditions are that it is done by the president. As to whether the executive is going to address this issue, that remains the prerogative of the president, and senate can find means and ways to call the president to explain," External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, February 8, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I do not have information of an armoury having been broken into. The senator must put his question in writing so that we investigate and see whether any armoury was broken into because armoury is not situated at any special cantonment area" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 8, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Unfortunately, I do not take information to run my ministry from newspapers. I am not the minister of newspapers or Information, and your question can best be responded to by people from Information (ministry) because they are the one that published it. As Ministry of Defence, we do not work with newspapers, we work using standard procedures," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 8, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Unlike the initial Lancaster House Constitution, which was written by people who represented political opinion, the Constitution we have now was written by people. It says if police fail to control the security situation in the country, then they can request aid from soldiers. So soldiers do not deploy themselves, they are deployed by the police at schools to remove thugs troubling school children where the police feel they cannot contain the situation," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 8, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Unfortunately, the soldiers deployed cannot be commanded from Senate. They work under command and not public opinion. To make a decision that the situation has now normalised is done by experts in that field and not ordinary people. That soldiers were deployed at schools is what you read in papers because I have no official communication about that issue and our ministry is not run through newspapers," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 8, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "In the same Constitution on section 213, it talks about deployment of soldiers and the conditions are that it is done by the President. As to whether the Executive is going to address this issue, that remains the prerogative of the President, and Senate can find means and ways to call the President to explain," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 8, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I do not have information of an armoury having been broken into. The senator must put his question in writing so that we investigate and see whether any armoury was broken into because armoury is not situated at any special cantonment area” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, February 8, 2019 12:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Unfortunately, I do not take information to run my ministry from newspapers. I am not the minister of newspapers or Information, and your question can best be responded to by people from Information (ministry) because they are the one that published it. As Ministry of Defence, we do not work with newspapers, we work using standard procedures,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, February 8, 2019 12:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Unlike the initial Lancaster House Constitution, which was written by people who represented political opinion, the Constitution we have now was written by people. It says if police fail to control the security situation in the country, then they can request aid from soldiers. So soldiers do not deploy themselves, they are deployed by the police at schools to remove thugs troubling school children where the police feel they cannot contain the situation,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, February 8, 2019 12:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Unfortunately, the soldiers deployed cannot be commanded from Senate. They work under command and not public opinion. To make a decision that the situation has now normalised is done by experts in that field and not ordinary people. That soldiers were deployed at schools is what you read in papers because I have no official communication about that issue and our ministry is not run through newspapers,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, February 8, 2019 12:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “In the same Constitution on section 213, it talks about deployment of soldiers and the conditions are that it is done by the President. As to whether the Executive is going to address this issue, that remains the prerogative of the President, and Senate can find means and ways to call the President to explain,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, February 8, 2019 12:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I do not have information of an armoury having been broken into. The senator must put his question in writing so that we investigate and see whether any armoury was broken into because armoury is not situated at any special cantonment area” External link

newsday Friday, February 8, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Unfortunately, I do not take information to run my ministry from newspapers. I am not the minister of newspapers or Information, and your question can best be responded to by people from Information (ministry) because they are the one that published it. As Ministry of Defence, we do not work with newspapers, we work using standard procedures,” External link

newsday Friday, February 8, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Unlike the initial Lancaster House Constitution, which was written by people who represented political opinion, the Constitution we have now was written by people. It says if police fail to control the security situation in the country, then they can request aid from soldiers. So soldiers do not deploy themselves, they are deployed by the police at schools to remove thugs troubling school children where the police feel they cannot contain the situation,” External link

newsday Friday, February 8, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Unfortunately, the soldiers deployed cannot be commanded from Senate. They work under command and not public opinion. To make a decision that the situation has now normalised is done by experts in that field and not ordinary people. That soldiers were deployed at schools is what you read in papers because I have no official communication about that issue and our ministry is not run through newspapers,” External link

newsday Friday, February 8, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “In the same Constitution on section 213, it talks about deployment of soldiers and the conditions are that it is done by the President. As to whether the Executive is going to address this issue, that remains the prerogative of the President, and Senate can find means and ways to call the President to explain,” External link

newsday Friday, February 8, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I am a deputy minister, I don’t sit in cabinet. I don’t have an idea who ordered the shooting. Don’t make me meddle in issues that are beyond me. You know very well who gives orders,” External link

theindependent Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I am a deputy minister, I don't sit in cabinet. I don't have an idea who ordered the shooting. Don't make me meddle in issues that are beyond me. You know very well who gives orders," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, January 19, 2019 2:22:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I am a deputy minister, I don’t sit in cabinet. I don’t have an idea who ordered the shooting. Don’t make me meddle in issues that are beyond me. You know very well who gives orders,” External link

zimeye Saturday, January 19, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I know nothing about it. We have a government spokesperson who deals with government pronouncements," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 11, 2019 1:10:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I know nothing about it. We have a government spokesperson who deals with government pronouncements,” External link

theindependent Friday, January 11, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We talked about this issue, we are not fighting with Mutsvangwa, those are fabricated stories, and we are not at loggerheads with Mutsvangwa. I am seeing this in the media," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 10, 2019 5:58:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "When Mashonaland West announced that they now want Mutsvangwa to be recalled, Mutsvangwa's wife called me mid-night asking what my take was? I said, I spent five years fighting Mugabe and now I want to work for my family," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 10, 2019 5:58:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We are the stockholders of Zimbabwe and everyone else is a stakeholder!" External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, December 27, 2018 3:48:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “We are the stockholders of Zimbabwe and everyone else is a stakeholder!” External link

zimeye Thursday, December 27, 2018 2:15:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We are the stockholders of Zimbabwe and everyone else is a stakeholder!" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, December 27, 2018 10:48:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda claimed : “Others are also bitter because I refused to protect their economic interests,” External link

zimeye Friday, December 21, 2018 5:15:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Others are also bitter that I refuse to protect their economic interests. Why they want me to protect things I don’t know about. Now they lie that I am not representing their interest, but no one ever came to my office telling me about those interests. Yes, war veterans have welfare issues, but this should not be at the expense of the people. Where can government get the $2 000 per month when it is struggling to buy medicines, repair roads, among other issues?” External link

zimeye Friday, December 21, 2018 4:12:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “War veterans have welfare issues, but this should not be at the expense of the people,” External link

zimeye Friday, December 21, 2018 1:06:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Others are also bitter that I refuse to protect their economic interests. Why they want me to protect things I don’t know about. Now they lie that I am not representing their interest, but no one ever came to my office telling me about those interests. Yes, war veterans have welfare issues, but this should not be at the expense of the people. Where can government get the $2 000 per month when it is struggling to buy medicines, repair roads, among other issues?” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, December 21, 2018 12:20:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Others are also bitter that I refuse to protect their economic interests. Why they want me to protect things I don't know about. Now they lie that I am not representing their interest, but no one ever came to my office telling me about those interests. Yes, war veterans have welfare issues, but this should not be at the expense of the people. Where can government get the $2 000 per month when it is struggling to buy medicines, repair roads, among other issues?" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 21, 2018 10:34:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Others are also bitter that I refuse to protect their economic interests. Why they want me to protect things I don’t know about. Now they lie that I am not representing their interest, but no one ever came to my office telling me about those interests. Yes, war veterans have welfare issues, but this should not be at the expense of the people. Where can government get the $2 000 per month when it is struggling to buy medicines, repair roads, among other issues?” External link

newsday Friday, December 21, 2018 6:00:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : "We have realised that the youths are giving us problems. We had the G40 in Zanu-PF that almost sunk our party and now the person giving us grief Chamisa is within the same generation. So, we will push the party to adopt the age limit resolution," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, December 16, 2018 2:09:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : “We have realised that the youths are giving us problems. We had the G40 in Zanu PF that almost sunk our party and now the person giving us grief Chamisa is within the same generation. So, we will push the party to adopt the age limit resolution,” External link

zimeye Sunday, December 16, 2018 12:03:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : “We have realised that the youths are giving us problems. We had the G40 in Zanu PF that almost sunk our party and now the person giving us grief Chamisa is within the same generation. So, we will push the party to adopt the age limit resolution,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, December 16, 2018 4:20:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “We want to discuss how we ever got Mugabe in the first place and scrutinise what his real motive was when he joined the struggle which now makes him stand against the liberation fighters,” External link

zimeye Sunday, October 29, 2017 5:01:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “He (Mugabe) has been at the forefront of attacking war veterans and getting them expelled from the party. Mnangagwa now represents the remaining remnants of those that fought in the struggle, along with (Oppah) Muchinguri, (Kembo) Mohadi and (Simon) Khaya Moyo, among a few others,” External link

newsday Friday, October 27, 2017 5:14:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda charged : "Iye president wacho ngaazive kuti varikuronga zvinhu zvavo vachida kusvoora ED (Mnangagwa) he must reprimand them. Even vasina kuita, he must tell them that this nonsense must come to an end, otherwise tozoti ndiye arikuvatuma. (Mugabe himself must stop them and if he does not we will conclude that he is the one who is behind them)," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 30, 2017 8:24:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda alleged ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "We know when we were fired from the party that it was not us who were targeted," "They wanted Mnangagwa to speak in our defence so they could find an excuse to expel him. It's a good thing that he did not defend us" External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, December 11, 2016 2:26:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Jonathan Moyo ) : "Jonathan Moyo after stealing from Zimdef is now hiding behind tribalism. Do we have a tribe that is above the law in this country? He talks about factions, it is him who helped create Lacoste and G40, but now says he is a victim of his own creation, that cannot be," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, December 11, 2016 2:26:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda alleged ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "We know when we were fired from the party that it was not us who were targeted," "They wanted Mnangagwa to speak in our defence so they could find an excuse to expel him. It's a good thing that he did not defend us" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, December 11, 2016 12:29:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Jonathan Moyo ) : "Jonathan Moyo after stealing from Zimdef is now hiding behind tribalism. Do we have a tribe that is above the law in this country? He talks about factions, it is him who helped create Lacoste and G40, but now says he is a victim of his own creation, that cannot be," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, December 11, 2016 12:29:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "There are some facts of life that we want to be answered by the people," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, November 17, 2016 12:42:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "There are some facts of life that we want to be answered by the people," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, November 17, 2016 11:59:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added : "He and his wife were there when Chimene did the same to VP Mnangagwa and still today, nothing has happened to her. I think they are just up to something and they want to use people. It is very bad," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, October 2, 2016 12:01:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “It is actually the war veterans that are being assaulted and it is now for the people to see that the war veterans are not the ones brutalising the people,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, October 2, 2016 11:47:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “The district has said they want to back Mliswa and in light of that, it is only proper for us to go there and back him as an executive,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 2, 2016 7:43:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “Zanu PF will regret playing the game that they are playing right now because the moment there are groups of people fighting each other, ordinary people will take sides and given the suffering they have endured so far, it is most likely that it will be a game of numbers and Zanu PF will be outnumbered,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 2, 2016 7:43:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda asked : “We saying Mugabe is old. Everyone is seeing that. How can he also go for 34 years with Joice and allow people to abuse her now?” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, September 1, 2016 6:38:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Grace Mugabe ) : "Mugabe is soiling his own legacy by overstaying. There is no need to force things. He is creating trouble for his children by antagonising everyone, we feel for his wife and children," "Grace is allowing herself to be abused by criminal elements in Zanu PF to create enemies. She is being used by people with an ulterior motive to destroy Zanu PF and she should be warned," External link

allafrica Wednesday, August 31, 2016 3:13:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Mugabe is soiling his own legacy by overstaying. There is no need to force things. He is creating trouble for his children by antagonising everyone, we feel for his wife and children,” External link

iol Tuesday, August 30, 2016 9:44:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “By so doing they are also telling the nation that no one in Zanu PF is clean because it means when you are still in the party no one will say bad things about you but whenever you criticise the party you become an enemy,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, August 24, 2016 6:49:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added : “The war veterans’ association was not formed by Zanu PF but was formed by disgruntled war veterans who were dumped by the ruling party,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, August 24, 2016 6:49:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Joyce Mujuru ) : "If Mujuru was fake, then Zimbabweans must begin to ask tough questions about the calibre of the appointing authority. Mujuru did not appoint herself to Cabinet, the Zanu-PF politburo or all other positions she held over the 34 years she was part of government and the ruling party," "It has become fashionable for those in Zanu-PF to speak ill of every person when they are either expelled or when they decide to leave the party" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 24, 2016 10:16:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Joyce Mujuru ) : "What does this say about her principal? Why did they allow her access to State power? Zimbabweans must ask these questions and demand answers. Is it because those who appointed her are naïve, not fit for office or are they also fake? Those throwing mud at her must remember everyone has a private life and people also know the things they have done. Mujuru has a family and deserves to be treated as a human being," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 24, 2016 10:16:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “It is not a problem to have differences as people, but unfortunately there is no tolerance in our political parties, with Zanu PF leading the way,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, August 18, 2016 4:04:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “You hear people saying pasi nanhingi (down with so and so) but that is like creating a violent society. The slogans we make expose people to violence and must stop. It is not a problem to have differences as people, but unfortunately there is no tolerance in our political parties, with Zanu PF leading the way,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:27:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “My life is in danger; they have gone a gear up. They have deployed youths to my farm. I have made a police report but the police claim that they cannot remove the youths because they were told not to use force,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, August 11, 2016 4:36:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : "We said as an executive we have no reason to attend because it (National Heroes Day) is not intended to achieve the true goal to honour the war veterans," External link

sudanvisiondaily Wednesday, August 10, 2016 12:26:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : "We said as an executive we have no reason to attend because it (National Heroes Day) is not intended to achieve the true goal to honour the war veterans," External link

aljazeera-en Monday, August 8, 2016 8:02:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : "We said as an executive we have no reason to attend because it (National Heroes Day) is not intended to achieve the true goal to honour the war veterans," External link

thestar-my Monday, August 8, 2016 6:09:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : "We said as an executive we have no reason to attend because it (National Heroes Day) is not intended to achieve the true goal to honour the war veterans," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, August 8, 2016 5:47:00 PM EAT



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secretary general16.17%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
general14.66%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
spokesperson6.77%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
leader2.26%EN10/08/201708/10/2017
commissar0.75%EN09/22/201722/09/2017
secretary-general of the war1.88%EN03/23/201723/03/2017
secretary-general of the zimbabwe3.38%EN02/02/201702/02/2017
veterans association secretary general0.75%EN12/29/201629/12/2016
secretary general of the zimbabwe1.88%EN09/02/201602/09/2016
secrétaire6.02%FR08/02/201602/08/2016
colleague1.13%EN08/02/201602/08/2016
secretary0.75%EN08/02/201602/08/2016
former cabinet minister0.38%EN08/02/201602/08/2016
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liberation war veterans association secretary general0.75%EN06/20/201620/06/2016
znlwva association secretary-general0.38%EN05/25/201625/05/2016
zimbabwe national war veterans association secretary general0.75%EN05/24/201624/05/2016
liberation war association secretary-general0.38%EN05/24/201624/05/2016
znlwva association secretary general0.38%EN05/24/201624/05/2016
Names Lang Count
Victor MatemadandaEN90.32%
Victor MatemadandaFR8.96%
Victor MatemadandaPT0.36%
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Patrick Chinamasa said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : “That is going to be a commissariat issue and it is a question of discipline. Cde (Victor) Matemadanda (Zanu PF national political commissar) said he was worried about the post-politburo (meeting) behaviour of the comrades,” External link

theindependent Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Patrick Chinamasa said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : "That is going to be a commissariat issue and it is a question of discipline. Cde (Victor) Matemadanda (Zanu-PF national political commissar) said he was worried about the post-politburo (meeting) behaviour of the comrades," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 14, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Simon Khaya Moyo said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : “The political commissar (Victor Matemadanda) gave his report where he said there was a groundswell of political parties wanting to rejoin or join Zanu PF. The year 2020 will no doubt be a milestone as the party gathers more strength,” External link

zimeye Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Job Sikhala said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : “MPs are being harassed by their own political parties. We also urge senior members of political parties like (Zanu PF national commissar Victor) Matemadanda, who said he will unleash soldiers on opposition supporters — and he has threatened to unleash a Gukurahundi and the army against civilians in this country — and his actions cannot go unnoticed,” External link

newsday Wednesday, September 4, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : "I hear Matemadanda was inciting people to kill me yet it was Tajamuka that stood with him and he's from my rural area. Hameno!" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 29, 2019 1:24:00 PM EAT

Nelson Chamisa told ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : “In Lupane, there’s a by-election coming. Matemadanda writes a letter to the minister of health saying please supply drugs to Lupane clinics because there’s a by-election we must win. That level of corruption is serious. The minister replies and says yes, I will supply the drugs to help Zanu-PF win. That’s abuse of public office,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, July 16, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Simon Khaya Moyo said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : "The Politburo has appointed Matemadanda to the position of Secretary for Commissariat replacing Rugeje. Rugeje will remain a Politburo member pending re-deployment in September this year," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 11, 2019 9:49:00 AM EAT

Simon Khaya Moyo said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : "The Politburo has appointed Matemadanda to the position of Secretary for Commissariat replacing Rugeje. Rugeje will remain a Politburo member pending re-deployment in September this year," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 11, 2019 9:49:00 AM EAT

Cde Khaya Moyo said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : “The Politburo has appointed Cde Matemadanda to the position of Secretary for Commissariat, replacing Cde Rugeje, who will remain a Politburo member pending redeployment in September to an yet to be announced assignment,” External link

herald Tuesday, June 11, 2019 2:29:00 AM EAT

Cde Khaya Moyo said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : “The Politburo has appointed Matemadanda to the position of Secretary for Commissariat replacing Rugeje. Rugeje will remain a Politburo member pending re-deployment in September this year,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, June 10, 2019 5:02:00 PM EAT

Nelson Chamisa said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : “They want to try and divide us by thinking that they can choose one in our midst. This is not a Zanu PF congress. This is an MDC congress. Why are they showing preference of one candidate or the other? But I know that inside his heart Matemadanda adores the MDC A,” External link

zimeye Thursday, March 7, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : "They said they want to anoint him as the leader of war veterans because he is the only war veteran in a leadership position who won a parliamentary seat in the July 30 general elections, all others fell by the wayside. (Matemadanda) has been trying to change the leadership, but he is meeting a lot of resistance from everybody," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 14, 2018 5:33:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : “Cdes,Matemadanda is not just an ordinary Warvet. He was instrumental in removing Mugabe so his statements cannot be dismissed as hogwash. Take those statements seriously” External link

zimeye Wednesday, December 5, 2018 3:23:00 PM EAT

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Victor Matemadanda said : "People should mobilise around empowerment programmes, there should be structures for development in every community, so we are proposing to have model settlements targeting youths and women, purely it is about empowerment," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, February 18, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "People should mobilise around empowerment programmes, there should be structures for development in every community, so we are proposing to have model settlements targeting youths and women, purely it is about empowerment," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, February 17, 2020 11:13:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “We are also speaking about discipline. We are targeting five million votes in 2023, and we are looking for the membership from across the country,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, February 17, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “People should mobilise around empowerment programmes, there should be structures for development in every community, so we are proposing to have model settlements targeting youths and women, purely it is about empowerment,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, February 17, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Douglas Mahiya ) : “Yes, the war veterans met with the president. However, I was not in the meeting and you can get finer details from our spokesperson (Douglas) Mahiya,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, February 9, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : "Some (elected officials) may not know what to go and tell the people because they say things are difficult. I said some people may lack strategies and may not know what is going on and find nothing to say," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, January 28, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “Some (elected officials) may not know what to go and tell the people because they say things are difficult. I said some people may lack strategies and may not know what is going on and find nothing to say,” External link

newsday Tuesday, January 28, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda says : "Join us as we go for victory. Join us, and together, we can make the difference" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, January 28, 2020 12:02:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "This workshop awakens people at the party's headquarters and the staff have got to know what they are here for and this is why we have a mission statement and a vision," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 23, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “This country was left without a President when Mugabe resigned and President Mnangagwa was out of the country then. No one dared to sit of the throne, not even Kasukuwere. So what does he think has changed now? We all waited for President Mnangagwa to come back,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, January 19, 2020 2:23:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : "The challenge we have is that of our former colonisers who still want to use a delinquent young man to take power through the back door. They are using Chamisa who does not recognise the court ruling and they are saying that is the person's rights have been violated. What about Chamisa's violation of the rule of law? The Americans are silent on that one," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "If Chamisa was going to win an election in future, losers will dispute the result because he is setting a wrong precedent. If the British and Americans are going to support someone who refuses to be bound by the Supreme Court decisions, then they are hypocrites," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about British ) : "They talk about democracy that they do not want to practice or even want those that they support to practice and accept. That is bull**. We liberated this country with guns from the British and Americans being supported by the European Union. We are no afraid of them," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about British ) : "The Americans and British have poured in over US$5 million to do propaganda against Zanu-PF government on social media. This is why you are seeing a lot of lies being peddled against Zanu-PF on social media. They are doing that because they were given funds for that," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : "We will not lose sleep over Chamisa. He is just a desperate young man who should focus on his dying MDC. Chamisa has nothing which the Zanu-PF government wants," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Yes the fight against corruption must be real everyone must be involved, government, political parties all systems ie the judiciary, the police, ZACC and all of us in our leadership roles must speak against corruption as an evil we all want to nip it in the bud" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, January 18, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "MDC A can not want to donate mashurugwi to ZANU pf when all of us know that the culture of violence is what defines MDC who doesn't know that they took a group of Mashurugwi to Dr Tsvangira's funeral to kill Thokozani Khupe,ObertbGutu andMwonzora ? Who doesn't know that every MDC gathering spills blood. It is common cause that they have deployed their forces the so called Mashurugwi or the Vanguard to try and tarnish the emerge of the Midlands and ultimately that of the President. They want to raise money through the many robberies they commit and they have promised to overthrow the government hence this is a warfare they are embarking on. So they will not want to sway national attention on their creation" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, January 18, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “This country was left without a President when Mugabe resigned and President Mnangagwa was out of the country then. No one dared to sit of the throne, not even Kasukuwere. So what does he think has changed now? We all waited for President Mnangagwa to come back,” External link

zimeye Saturday, January 18, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Whether that is true or not we as the zanu(pf) commissariat will want to implore the Queen to take time and reflect on the problems we have in Zimbabwe and accept that that the problems are largely a creation of not America but Britain in that 1. We find ourselves as a colonial subject colonisation which was authorized by the monarchy and the British Government. 2. When the political parties went for the Lancaster conference, they went to negotiate with Britain not America because America had no role to play although it involved itself in our business as Zimbabwe. 3. It is the British Government under Blair that reneged on its commitment under Margaret Thatcher. 4. It is Britain under the same Blair regime that persuaded its allies to punish Zimbabwe. It is only proper and morally,spiritually and socially correct for the same monarch though with different personalities but with the same authority to decisively deal with the Zimbabwe problem once and for all” External link

zimeye Friday, January 17, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Ministers of government must prioritise key deliverables and general development roles.” External link

zimeye Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "while we support our artisanal miners we have noticed with great disappointment the emergence of unruly criminal elements who have taken the mining industry by storm of fear. " External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 13, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “If elections fail we will use any other means necessary” External link

zimeye Wednesday, December 18, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "This is a revolutionary party, that liberated this country, and the only one that can defend the revolution, therefore, we will fight to defend that course by any means necessary," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, December 16, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "This is a revolutionary party, that liberated this country, and the only one that can defend the revolution, therefore, we will fight to defend that course by any means necessary," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, December 16, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told ( about Saviour Kasukuwere ) : “All of a sudden you find babies like Kasukuwere being introduced and referred to as veterans of the struggle. How can they be veterans of the struggle while only 45 years old?” External link

zimeye Friday, December 13, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “In what we call war veterans today, there are former Rhodesian soldiers who were captured and indoctrinated with the party’s ideology. They then came back to lead the (liberation) war. So the aim of the party is not to create as many enemies as possible but to recruit more people… you cannot be a province known for turning away people from the party,” External link

newsday Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "In what we call war veterans today, there are former Rhodesian soldiers who were captured and indoctrinated with the party's ideology. They then came back to lead the (liberation) war. So the aim of the party is not to create as many enemies as possible but to recruit more people… you cannot be a province known for turning away people from the party," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:41:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I'm not happy with the culture that is creeping particularly in this province. We have people who are busy denigrating other party members, labeling them G40 and all sorts of names. We need to grow the party as opposed to destroying it. We have comrades who used to be in the Rhodesian forces but eventually helped in winning the war. There is no comrade better than the other. Let's work in harmony," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, December 8, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I'm not happy with the culture that is creeping particularly in this province. We have people who are busy denigrating other party members, labeling them G40 and all sorts of names. We need to grow the party as opposed to destroying it. We have comrades who used to be in the Rhodesian forces but eventually helped in winning the war. There is no comrade better than the other. Let's work in harmony," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, December 7, 2019 10:52:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told ( about Saviour Kasukuwere ) : “All of a sudden you find babies like Kasukuwere being introduced and referred to as veterans of the struggle. How can they be veterans of the struggle while only 45 years old?” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told ( about Saviour Kasukuwere ) : “All of a sudden you find babies like Kasukuwere being introduced and referred to as veterans of the struggle. How can they be veterans of the struggle while only 45 years old?” External link

zimeye Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told ( about Saviour Kasukuwere ) : "All of a sudden you find babies like Kasukuwere being introduced and referred to as veterans of the struggle. How can they be veterans of the struggle while only 45 years old?" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:48:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I am happy that a rapporteur on the right to food from the United Nations has confirmed that indeed sanctions are there and that good lady I'm sure is going to lose her job for having confirmed that, but what she did was very humane," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, December 4, 2019 1:25:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I haven’t gone back to Bulawayo to see how they are doing but in Harare they are doing very good work, they are mobilizing, they are restructuring and I am very confident that the numbers we are going to have in Harare for the party and for future elections are much more than what we have been having all these years,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, December 3, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Soldiers are not trained to beat up demonstrators, but to kill… last time the police were called first, but failed to contain the situation because they are not ruthless enough, but soldiers are trained to kill," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, December 3, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "Mash West G40 remnants must forget about resurrection, they are now dead and buried and be warned that you shouldn't test President Mnangagwa's patience too far," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, December 3, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "By new members I'm not saying that you should bring to the party people who are already Zanu-PF members. You would have done nothing if you do so. Bring everybody to the mass party, don't go labelling people saying this one was in NPF or MDC," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, November 26, 2019 11:26:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Clerk ) : "MDC has brought suffering to the people. In Bulawayo they are just doing whatever they want. They fire the Town Clerk, some of the guys with unkempt hair don't even know the correct procedure. Right now, if you move from one suburb to another, they are failing on service delivery. They are failing to manage waste and want to claim that they can lead this country. That's impossible," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, November 26, 2019 11:26:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I've got the papers and I'm going to submit them to the Politburo to decide on what action to take," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 25, 2019 10:07:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Initially I was not expecting such a large turnout. But the numbers are clear; they are very encouraging and project a correct signal to the leadership of whom the people want to lead them. A person and people elected by the people," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 24, 2019 9:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "There was a huge turnout from the Muslim community, this just goes to show that we are taking steps in the right direction. Also the numbers of youths were encouraging, they came and participated and this shows that they are interested in the affairs of the country. Another thing of note was the presence of former members who had left the party to join the NPF. They wanted to contest but according to our party's constitution, they could not because there are certain procedures that need to be followed. They need to reapply and serve for a certain term for them to be considered," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 24, 2019 9:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We are grateful to all who participated and also displaying signs of maturity, as there were no incidents. This is what we forecasted for Bulawayo. The people know what they want and they were co-ordinated. Even the contestants have no bad blood, there were scenes of them sharing lighter moments and even wishing each other well. The only incidents that we experienced were of some individuals who were trying to influence voters but they were immediately dealt with," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 24, 2019 9:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Initially I was not expecting such a large turnout. But the numbers are clear; they are very encouraging and project a correct signal to the leadership of whom the people want to lead them. A person and people elected by the people,” External link

zimeye Sunday, November 24, 2019 9:27:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “There was a huge turnout from the Muslim community, this just goes to show that we are taking steps in the right direction. Also the numbers of youths were encouraging, they came and participated and this shows that they are interested in the affairs of the country. Another thing of note was the presence of former members who had left the party to join the NPF. They wanted to contest but according to our party’s constitution they could not because there are certain procedures that need to be followed. They need to reapply and serve for a certain term for them to be considered,” External link

zimeye Sunday, November 24, 2019 9:27:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “We are grateful to all who participated and also displaying signs of maturity, as there were no incidents. This is what we forecasted for Bulawayo. The people know what they want and they were co-ordinated. Even the contestants have no bad blood, there were scenes of them sharing lighter moments and even wishing each other well. The only incidents that we experienced were of some individuals who were trying to influence voters but they were immediately dealt with,” External link

zimeye Sunday, November 24, 2019 9:27:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "The Tysons, the Jonathan Moyos are being used. (Economic Freedom Fighters leader Mr Julius) Malema (from South Africa) has also been put in the same line. He becomes a big brand that boy, that stupid young boy thinks he can negotiate, he goes at the centre of va Mnangagwa and Chamisa and says you guy come I want you to make a settlement, what stupid thinking is that. Where does Malema come from in the revolution of Zimbabwe?" External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, November 23, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “They have seen that the MDC project won’t work. Now they have gone at another level, it is common cause and common knowledge that they have put $5 million for social media abuse propaganda against the ZANU-PF government and they are giving money to anyone that will oppose any ZANU-PF activity,” External link

insiderzim Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "The printing of ballot papers has been completed," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 23, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "The Tysons, the Jonathan Moyos are being used. (Economic Freedom Fighters leader Mr Julius) Malema (from South Africa) has also been put in the same line. He becomes a big brand that boy, that stupid young boy thinks he can negotiate, he goes at the centre of va Mnangagwa and Chamisa and says you guy come I want you to make a settlement, what stupid thinking is that. Where does Malema come from in the revolution of Zimbabwe?" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 23, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “They have seen that the MDC project won’t work. Now they have gone at another level, it is common cause and common knowledge that they have put $5 million for social media abuse propaganda against the ZANU-PF government and they are giving money to anyone that will oppose any ZANU-PF activity,” External link

insiderzim Wednesday, November 20, 2019 12:11:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda asked ( about Saviour Kasukuwere ) : “Why are they doing that? It is not for them; it is for the people that we defeated in the battle field. ..my word to them is that we know all these machinations, we know why there are so many issues on the social media giving an impression that there is insecurity in Zimbabwe and they are trying also to scare away investors, whenever the President is out trying to lure investors hee Tyson Wabantu is coming, what is Tyson in the security set-up of this region and this country? Can we lose sleep because there is a person called Saviour Kasukuwere coming, was he not here? Why didn’t he act? Why did he run out nxa eyindoda sibili?” External link

insiderzim Wednesday, November 20, 2019 12:11:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “They have seen that the MDC project won’t work. Now they have gone at another level, it is common cause and common knowledge that they have put $5 million for social media abuse propaganda against the Zanu-PF government and they are giving money to anyone that will oppose any Zanu-PF activity,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “The Tysons, the Jonathan Moyos are being used. (Economic Freedom Fighters leader Mr Julius) Malema (from South Africa) has also been put in the same line. He becomes a big brand that boy, that stupid young boy thinks he can negotiate, he goes at the centre of va Mnangagwa and Chamisa and says you guy come I want you to make a settlement, what stupid thinking is that. Where does Malema come from in the revolution of Zimbabwe?” “He is being persuaded by the likes of Kasukuwere and then that shows the level or capacity that Kasukuwere has to think that a Zimbabwean deal can be brokered by a person of the level of Malema, this is desperation” External link

zimeye Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Saviour Kasukuwere ) : “Why are they doing that? It is not for them; it is for the people that we defeated in the battle field. ..my word to them is that we know all these machinations, we know why there are so many issues on the social media giving an impression that there is insecurity in Zimbabwe and they are trying also to scare away investors, whenever the President is out trying to lure investors hee Tyson Wabantu is coming, what is Tyson in the security set-up of this region and this country? Can we lose sleep because there is a person called Saviour Kasukuwere coming, was he not here? Why didn’t he act? Why did he run out nxa eyindoda sibili?” External link

zimeye Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “They have seen that the MDC project won’t work. Now they have gone at another level, it is common cause and common knowledge that they have put $5 million for social media abuse propaganda against the Zanu-PF government and they are giving money to anyone that will oppose any Zanu-PF activity,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, November 20, 2019 3:26:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “The Tysons, the Jonathan Moyos are being used. (Economic Freedom Fighters leader Mr Julius) Malema (from South Africa) has also been put in the same line. He becomes a big brand that boy, that stupid young boy thinks he can negotiate, he goes at the centre of va Mnangagwa and Chamisa and says you guy come I want you to make a settlement, what stupid thinking is that. Where does Malema come from in the revolution of Zimbabwe?” “He is being persuaded by the likes of Kasukuwere and then that shows the level or capacity that Kasukuwere has to think that a Zimbabwean deal can be brokered buy a person of the level of Malema, this is desperation” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, November 20, 2019 3:26:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Saviour Kasukuwere ) : “Why are they doing that? It is not for them; it is for the people that we defeated in the battle field. ..my word to them is that we know all these machinations, we know why there are so many issues on the social media giving an impression that there is insecurity in Zimbabwe and they are trying also to scare away investors, whenever the President is out trying to lure investors hee Tyson Wabantu is coming, what is Tyson in the security set-up of this region and this country? Can we lose sleep because there is a person called Saviour Kasukuwere coming, was he not here? Why didn’t he act? Why did he run out nxa eyindoda sibili ?” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, November 20, 2019 3:26:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “My advice to the West is that they should not waste their resources supporting losing parties, come and join Zanu PF and have a taste of sweet victory,” External link

zbc Friday, November 8, 2019 6:55:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Mobilisation for the party should start earnestly," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, November 7, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Mobilisation for the party should start earnestly," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 6, 2019 11:00:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Mobilisation for the party should start earnestly,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We are now going to fish in unknown waters. The party renews itself during election periods and our view is that every election reinvigorates the party. However, the concern is that we have been fishing from one pond," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, November 5, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : “He was too old and when we asked him to rest he said he would vote Chamisa. It’s a wrong investment we made in him,” External link

zimeye Sunday, November 3, 2019 10:18:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : "He was too old and when we asked him to rest he said he would vote Chamisa. It's a wrong investment we made in him," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, November 3, 2019 3:09:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : "He was too old and when we asked him to rest he said he would vote Chamisa. It's a wrong investment we made in him," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 3, 2019 10:28:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : “He was too old and when we asked him to rest he said he would vote Chamisa. It’s a wrong investment we made in him,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, November 3, 2019 7:49:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I have just been informed that such an organisation was launched today and it is their democratic right to form such an organisation if they feel it will serve their interests, but I just hope they do not forget that they are war veterans," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I have just been informed that such an organisation was launched today and it is their democratic right to form such an organisation if they feel it will serve their interests, but I just hope they do not forget that they are war veterans," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 29, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Those elected into positions should take it as an assignment to coordinate, drive the party policy and ideology to the people. Of late DCCs were used by some members as a money-making machine through imposing candidates who pay bribes to get either Parliament or council positions. " External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 14, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “No one owns a person. Stop the imposition of candidates. The upper organ of the party is superior than the lower organ. The majority is superior than the minority, so you should be not caught off guard. Zanu-PF is a people’s party, so those elected should be driven by the will to save the people and be loyal to the President and the party,” External link

zimeye Monday, October 14, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Zanu PF is built on the basis of principle and ideology not personalities. It is not about being G40 or having abused the president be- fore because that often happens," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We urge you to be united, as a party. We don't want unnecessary divisions, in most cases factionalism becomes a cocktail for disaster. As a party, we don't tolerate factionalism," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "So you should help each other to reform than dismissing those who are found violating the party rules and regulations," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We urge you to be united, as a party. We don't want unnecessary divisions, in most cases factionalism becomes a cocktail for disaster. As a party, we don't tolerate factionalism," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "So you should help each other to reform than dismissing those who are found violating the party rules and regulations," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I want also to give credit to some political parties that are involved in POLAD,” External link

zimeye Thursday, October 10, 2019 7:38:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Others could not prove whether they are card holders or not. We are still looking into some of the applicants with dubious backgrounds. We got information that some of them were sent by G40 cabal leaders living in South Africa. So we are on guard to ensure that the party is not infiltrated," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 8, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We thought that the process was going to take a long time, but we are almost half way through and we are confident that we will meet Monday's deadline," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 8, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "As you are aware, the Harare provincial structures have been dissolved, so we are starting from the DCC as the basis of setting up the party structures," "Every card carrying member is expected to play a part in the formation of the DCC. It is now time for everyone, even church members and professionals to be involved in setting up party structures" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 7, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We expect all those who want to contest for positions to submit their CVs by today (yesterday) with their respective zones," "The Politburo last week resolved that the DCC elections programme will end on Sunday, October 13" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 7, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We should be able to rehabilitate our comrades who go wayward, rehabilitation should come first before expulsion because if you want to expel people then we will be left with no one," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 3, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We want you to unite and shun divisions, we must learn from the past, factionalism causes these divisions but our wish is that you remain united so that we are stronger as a party," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 3, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Bob is dead and that's it. Those who think that the governance of the country has to do with the dead, they must go to the graveyard," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 1, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "As for Zaka East, we are winning the seat. Come Saturday (today), we are reclaiming our seat. I am actually in Masvingo and a lot is going on in as far as the preparations for Saturday are concerned," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 21, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "If you see something that you are not happy with, speak out procedurally. If you just speak recklessly while the people from MDC will be cheering you on, we will kick you out," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 14, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "No one can fit Zanu-PF into their pocket but everyone can fit into Zanu-PF's pocket. There are those in leadership positions who divide people by saying they own people. These are the seeds of rebellion and we will not hesitate to pluck them out," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 14, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Saviour Kasukuwere ) : "Masvingo is the only province which stood with Zanu-PF during difficult times and we do not want anyone to come and foment factionalism here. Masvingo is true to the party. If you ask (Saviour) Kasukuwere he will tell you that Masvingo is very difficult but that is the beauty of the province," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 14, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I am going to attend the funeral as a leader in the Zanu-PF hierarchy and to support my President Mnangagwa," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:25:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I am going to attend the funeral as a leader in the Zanu-PF hierarchy and to support my President Mnangagwa,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, September 11, 2019 5:56:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I will not join a fight over a dead man. Where I come from we don’t brag over the dead but we mourn them,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:53:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “I don’t know what the elders in Cde Mugabe’s community in Zvimba say about this. But this person whose funeral they’re refusing to let me attend forgave the people who jailed and tortured him during the liberation struggle,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:53:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “I booked an appointment with him and I told him that I was not in agreement with some of the things he was doing. We spoke at length,” “I worked under Cde Mugabe for a long time and people who are saying I should not attend his funeral don’t know when I started working with him. Although I was low in the party, I worked with Cde Mugabe at critical stages of the revolution where they didn’t come themselves to defend their own. We could not by principle allow him free rein when we knew that we had not agreed on some of the things that were now happening in the party” External link

zimeye Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:53:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Even when we disagreed on some issues, we never doubted his capacity, leadership qualities and his contribution to the liberation struggle and the development of the country. But when the truth has to be said, we should not bury our heads in the sand,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:53:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I will not join a fight over a dead man. Where I come from we don’t brag over the dead but we mourn them,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:24:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “I don’t know what the elders in Cde Mugabe’s community in Zvimba say about this. But this person whose funeral they’re refusing to let me attend forgave the people who jailed and tortured him during the liberation struggle,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:24:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “I booked an appointment with him and I told him that I was not in agreement with some of the things he was doing. We spoke at length,” “I worked under Cde Mugabe for a long time and people who are saying I should not attend his funeral don’t know when I started working with him. Although I was low in the party, I worked with Cde Mugabe at critical stages of the revolution where they didn’t come themselves to defend their own. We could not by principle allow him free rein when we knew that we had not agreed on some of the things that were now happening in the party” External link

zimeye Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:24:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Even when we disagreed on some issues, we never doubted his capacity, leadership qualities and his contribution to the liberation struggle and the development of the country. But when the truth has to be said, we should not bury our heads in the sand,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:24:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I will not join a fight over a dead man. Where I come from we don’t brag over the dead but we mourn them,” External link

zimeye Monday, September 9, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “I don’t know what the elders in Cde Mugabe’s community in Zvimba say about this. But this person whose funeral they’re refusing to let me attend forgave the people who jailed and tortured him during the liberation struggle,” External link

zimeye Monday, September 9, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “I booked an appointment with him and I told him that I was not in agreement with some of the things he was doing. We spoke at length,” “I worked under Cde Mugabe for a long time and people who are saying I should not attend his funeral don’t know when I started working with him. Although I was low in the party, I worked with Cde Mugabe at critical stages of the revolution where they didn’t come themselves to defend their own. We could not by principle allow him free rein when we knew that we had not agreed on some of the things that were now happening in the party” External link

zimeye Monday, September 9, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Even when we disagreed on some issues, we never doubted his capacity, leadership qualities and his contribution to the liberation struggle and the development of the country. But when the truth has to be said, we should not bury our heads in the sand,” External link

zimeye Monday, September 9, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I booked an appointment with him and I told him that I was not in agreement with some of the things he was doing. We spoke at length,” External link

insiderzim Monday, September 9, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I don't know what the elders in Mugabe's community in Zvimba say about this. But this person whose funeral they're refusing to let me attend forgave the people who jailed and tortured him during the liberation struggle," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 9, 2019 9:56:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Even when we disagreed on some issues, we never doubted his capacity, leadership qualities and his contribution to the liberation struggle and the development of the country. But when the truth has to be said, we should not bury our heads in the sand," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 9, 2019 9:56:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I will not join a fight over a dead man. Where I come from we don’t brag over the dead but we mourn them,” External link

zimeye Monday, September 9, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I booked an appointment with him and I told him that I was not in agreement with some of the things he was doing. We spoke at length,” “I worked under Cde Mugabe for a long time and people who are saying I should not attend his funeral don’t know when I started working with him. Although I was low in the party, I worked with Cde Mugabe at critical stages of the revolution where they didn’t come themselves to defend their own. We could not by principle allow him free rein when we knew that we had not agreed on some of the things that were now happening in the party” External link

zimeye Monday, September 9, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Even when we disagreed on some issues, we never doubted his capacity, leadership qualities and his contribution to the liberation struggle and the development of the country. But when the truth has to be said, we should not bury our heads in the sand,” External link

zimeye Monday, September 9, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "They carry their contributions with them and for that they have to be honoured," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 7, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “These abductions are planned. I don’t know who plans them but I think it’s the person who has information about them. They are so timed that every second of it is recorded. Everything that happens is captured from the time it starts,” External link

zimeye Monday, September 2, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “These are cooked up abductions. Why would someone prefer to lose sleep and drag someone from their house just to go and dip them in the sewers? It’s very funny. A normal person can tell that these are fake abductions,” External link

zimeye Monday, September 2, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "Our Finance Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube comes from Lupane but people from this region do not see an opportunity in that. They would rather be mobilised by people from Harare to demonstrate against him," "They only see him as a Zanu-PF appointed Minister, which is unfortunate. There are many things which Government has done and is doing and people are not capitalising on that not because of their will but they're mobilised by foreign people to destroy themselves" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 31, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "My conviction is that the spirit went to Matabeleland South and identified the late Vice President Dr Joshua Nkomo. You could see that his movements were spiritual," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 31, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda described : “reports of comedian Gonyeti’s abduction as the work of the ruling party’s political foes” External link

zimeye Sunday, August 25, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda claimed : “It is laughable to hear people saying the government is abducting its citizens. Surely what would we get from abducting a comedian like Gonyeti, that is the work of our detractors bent on tarnishing the image of the government,” External link

zimeye Sunday, August 25, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda described : “reports of comedian Gonyeti’s abduction as the work of the ruling party’s political foes” External link

zimeye Sunday, August 25, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda claimed : “It is laughable to hear people saying the government is abducting its citizens. Surely what would we get from abducting a comedian like Gonyeti, that is the work of our detractors bent on tarnishing the image of the government,” External link

zimeye Sunday, August 25, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "It is laughable to hear people saying the government is abducting its citizens. Surely what would we get from abducting a comedian like Gonyeti, that is the work of our detractors bent on tarnishing the image of the government," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, August 25, 2019 2:03:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "It is laughable to hear people saying the government is abducting its citizens. Surely what would we get from abducting a comedian like Gonyeti, that is the work of our detractors bent on tarnishing the image of the government," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 24, 2019 7:38:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “It is laughable to hear people saying the government is abducting its citizens. Surely what would we get from abducting a comedian like Gonyeti, that is the work of our detractors bent on tarnishing the image of the government,” External link

zimeye Saturday, August 24, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : "They (MDC) are saying they will demonstrate, but I am telling you that they will not because I know they will not," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, August 14, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "We (government) cannot allow them to loot and destroy property. When war veterans were teargassed by the Mugabe government, they were not destroying anything, so there cannot be any comparison to what they want to do," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, August 14, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : "They (MDC) are saying they will demonstrate, but I am telling you that they will not because I know they will not," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 13, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "We (government) cannot allow them to loot and destroy property. When war veterans were teargassed by the Mugabe government, they were not destroying anything, so there cannot be any comparison to what they want to do," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 13, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “You can go and ask him why he does not want to buried here,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, August 13, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda claimed : “Why do we reform a thing that is OK? Why do we reform a security force that is able to fulfil its mandate? Why should people want that security sector to bereformed? Remember, this security sector is composed (of) people who sacrificed their lives for the freedom of this country and no one has a moral obligation to say people who liberated this country should not protect it,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, August 13, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “They (MDC) are saying they will demonstrate, but I am telling you that they will not because I know they will not,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, August 13, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “We (government) cannot allow them to loot and destroy property. When war veterans were teargassed by the Mugabe government, they were not destroying anything, so there cannot be any comparison to what they want to do,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, August 13, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “They’re saying they will demonstrate, but I’m telling you that they will not because I know they will not… it won’t happen,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, August 13, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “If they’re going to be peaceful, there’s no problem, but we know they have no capacity to demonstrate peacefully. They will preach peaceful demonstrations only to be violent. We saw what they did in January as well as just after the elections. We (government) cannot allow them to loot and destroy property,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, August 13, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “They (MDC) are saying they will demonstrate, but I am telling you that they will not because I know they will not,” External link

newsday Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “We (government) cannot allow them to loot and destroy property. When war veterans were teargassed by the Mugabe government, they were not destroying anything, so there cannot be any comparison to what they want to do,” External link

newsday Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We have set ourselves a task of having a five million membership strategy that is capable of winning the Presidential election by at least 65 percent in the 2023 election," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 12, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "As you are aware, there are some teams dispatched in Harare and Bulawayo by the Politburo. " External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added : "I do not know the level of the said minimum force. But if they fail to handle the demonstrations, the Constitution says they must invite the military," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 3, 2019 12:25:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Lady ) : "I am aware that the First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa is doing something and Government is also working on something for this hospital," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 3, 2019 12:25:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added : “I do not know the level of the said minimum force. But if they fail to handle the demonstrations, the Constitution says they must invite the military,” External link

newsday Saturday, August 3, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Joshua Nkomo ) : "So when you vote Zanu-PF you are fulfilling King Lobengula's vision because besides him, only-PF-Zapu and Zanu-PF resisted white rule which is why the two united unlike other parties. You should have partnership with Zanu-PF which is King Lobengula and the late Vice President Nkomo's party," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 2, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : "Nelson Chamisa benefitted from Zanu-PF's free education but now he goes around mobilising against that so that your children don't benefit. Us we value education because we don't want you to raise children who have no value in life," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 2, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Joshua Nkomo ) : “So when you vote Zanu-PF you are fulfilling King Lobengula’s vision because besides him, only PF-Zapu and Zanu-PF resisted white rule which is why the two united unlike other parties. You should have partnership with Zanu-PF which is King Lobengula and the late Vice President Nkomo’s party,” External link

zimeye Friday, August 2, 2019 5:27:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added : "I do not know the level of the said minimum force. But if they fail to handle the demonstrations, the constitution says they must invite the military," External link

aljazeera-en Wednesday, July 31, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "The police is trained to use minimum force, but I don't know the limit of minimum force. But if the police is overpowered, panodaidzwa vana mukoma (we will summon the boys)," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, July 29, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I have been visiting people in various urban centres interacting with them so that we get a real appreciation of issues. We need to appreciate the situation on the ground first before we come up with proper development projects," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, July 29, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We are eyeing all seats in the by-election, especially in urban areas. We are coming up with people-centred programmes that are meant to improve the lives of ordinary citizens. That alone will improve the urban vote," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, July 29, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "The police is trained to use minimum force, but I don't know the limit of minimum force. But if the police is overpowered, panodaidzwa vana mukoma (we will summon the boys)," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 29, 2019 6:57:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I have been visiting people in various urban centres interacting with them so that we get a real appreciation of issues. We need to appreciate the situation on the ground first before we come up with proper development projects," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 29, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We are eyeing all seats in the by-election, especially in urban areas. We are coming up with people-centred programmes that are meant to improve the lives of ordinary citizens. That alone will improve the urban vote," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 29, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “The police is trained to use minimum force, but I don’t know the limit of minimum force. But if the police is overpowered, panodaidzwa vana mukoma (we will summon the boys),” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, July 29, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : "I hear Matemadanda was inciting people to kill me yet it was Tajamuka that stood with him and he's from my rural area. Hameno!" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 29, 2019 1:24:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "That is an issue under the purview of the Joint Operations Command, they are the ones charged with assessing threats against the country and they haven't told me anything so we will be guided by them on the threats against the country," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 25, 2019 9:25:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Glen View ) : "There is no reason for residents to experience water problems, President Mnangagwa acquired borehole equipment which was distributed in all the country's provinces and will resolve water woes especially in urban areas," "Here in Glen View we are going to resuscitate other boreholes which have broken down and drill new ones in strategic points to address the water situation in this area," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 24, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Glen View ) : "I understand that there are residents who had settled as a cooperative here in Glen View since 2014. As Zanu-PF party we are going to engage relevant authorities very soon to facilitate the regularisation of Dare Rechimurenga Housing Cooperative as well as to assist other residents who are failing to get title deeds since 1980," "I promise, you must expect action soon, people should not stay for such a long time without papers which show that they are owners of properties," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 24, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I am not threatening anyone but all I am saying is let us work to build our country and not destroy it. Regular protests are dealt with by the police who will pick you up and throw you into a car when you misbehave – that is child’s play – but when you start destroying property, the army is constitutionally mandated to step in,” External link

zimeye Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “We have faced bigger threats before and many people paid the ultimate price and we are here today because of that,” External link

zimeye Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Promise Mkwananzi ) : “President Mnangagwa is a listening President but people have abused that. He should stop listening and start biting. I was angered by one Mkwananzi (Tajamuka/Sesjikile leader Promise Mkwananzi) who said there would be a blood bath in Harare yet he is in South Africa, what a coward. Whose blood is he talking about? Whose child’s blood? He should come here and lead from the front and not mislead people into harm’s way while he remains safe in South Africa. When we said ‘It Can’t’, we did not go out of the country. We were here and we even forgot that we had passports,” External link

zimeye Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “If the heavens were to open up one day and our departed comrades like Hebert Chitepo asked us what became of the country they fought for, and we told them that the country was taken from us by people who burnt tyres…ahhh,” External link

zimeye Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We have faced bigger threats before and many people paid the ultimate price and we are here today because of that," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, July 13, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Promise Mkwananzi ) : "President Mnangagwa is a listening President but people have abused that. He should stop listening and start biting. I was angered by one Mkwananzi (Tajamuka/Sesjikile leader Promise Mkwananzi) who said there would be a blood bath in Harare yet he is in South Africa, what a coward. Whose blood is he talking about? Whose child's blood? He should come here and lead from the front and not mislead people into harm's way while he remains safe in South Africa. When we said 'It Can't', we did not go out of the country. We were here and we even forgot that we had passports," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, July 13, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "If the heavens were to open up one day and our departed comrades like Hebert Chitepo asked us what became of the country they fought for, and we told them that the country was taken from us by people who burnt tyres…ahhh," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, July 13, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We have faced bigger threats before and many people paid the ultimate price and we are here today because of that," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, July 13, 2019 1:37:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Promise Mkwananzi ) : "President Mnangagwa is a listening President but people have abused that. He should stop listening and start biting. I was angered by one Mkwananzi (Tajamuka/Sesjikile leader Promise Mkwananzi) who said there would be a blood bath in Harare yet he is in South Africa, what a coward. Whose blood is he talking about? Whose child's blood? He should come here and lead from the front and not mislead people into harm's way while he remains safe in South Africa. When we said 'It Can't', we did not go out of the country. We were here and we even forgot that we had passports," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, July 13, 2019 1:37:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "If the heavens were to open up one day and our departed comrades like Hebert Chitepo asked us what became of the country they fought for, and we told them that the country was taken from us by people who burnt tyres…ahhh," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, July 13, 2019 1:37:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We have seen people in one of the wholesale shops tearing away price tags when they saw that we were getting into the shop, meaning they know that the prices that they are charging are wrong, and why should they do that in the first place?" "Why should they do wrong things when they know they are punishing an already suffering population? That is cruelty and corruption. They must be punished for that. Every shop that you see has got an operating license. We are going to make sure that some of these things are withdrawn and given to patriotic people," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, July 9, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “We have seen people in one of the wholesale shops tearing away price tags when they saw that we were getting into the shop, meaning they know that the prices that they are charging are wrong, and why should they do that in the first place?” “Why should they do wrong things when they know they are punishing an already suffering population? That is cruelty and corruption. They must be punished for that. Every shop that you see has got an operating license. We are going to make sure that some of these things are withdrawn and given to patriotic people,” External link

newsday Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:37:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “What is happening here is daylight robbery and it must stop. There will be penalties for all businesses overpricing their goods and we’ll name and shame them. Every shop has an operating licence. We’re going to make sure that some of these licences are withdrawn and given to patriotic and responsible people,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:05:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added : "When a party is disgruntled over election results, it has a right to approach the courts, and when the courts rule that you have been defeated, know that you have been defeated twice" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:25:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added : “When a party is disgruntled over election results, it has a right to approach the courts, and when the courts rule that you have been defeated, know that you have been defeated twice” External link

zimeye Saturday, July 6, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “The revolutionary party and the country’s law enforcement agents will not fold their hands while the opposition tries to usurp power,” External link

zimeye Friday, July 5, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “We will not allow those who want to block roads and stop other Zimbabwean from exercising their right. Those who organise demonstrations should make sure they lead from the front and control their followers so that they don’t engage in violence or destroy property. We will not repeat the mistake of allowing such a thing to happen again,” External link

zimeye Friday, July 5, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “MDC-A leaders such as (party Vice president Mr Tendai)Biti have repeatedly said they were not going to rest until (Mr) Chamisa gets into State House,which means they want him to get into office through the back door and that will be usurping power and we will not allow that,” External link

zimeye Friday, July 5, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “The revolutionary party and the country’s law enforcement agents will not fold their hands while the opposition tries to usurp power,” “There are some people who have been threatening that there will be bloodbath in this country, but they make such claims while hiding in places like South Africa. Whose blood are they talking about? The country has law enforcement agents that are constitutionally mandated to ensure law and order” External link

zimeye Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:27:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “MDC-A leaders such as (party Vice president Mr Tendai)Biti have repeatedly said they are not going to rest until (Mr) Chamisa gets into State House,which means they want him to get into office through the back door and that will be usurping power and we will not allow that,” External link

zimeye Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:27:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Any person can become a king in a political party. ZANU PF is a mass party and if people are not educated they will think that authority is vested in people they find in the structures. Yet this is misleading; a party becomes a people’s party when people have complete ownership. Our immediate task is to take the party from individual ownership to the people using the philosophy of democratic centralism where everyone is equally important,” External link

zimeye Friday, June 21, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "There is also the need to address the issues of corruption within and outside the party. We want to solve corruption. Everyone, be it in the Parliament or Government, we want things to be fair," "We must up the fight against corruption. Corruption should never be tolerated. If a leader is said to be corrupt, he/she should be given time to clean himself so that he will not be corrupt. There are means to find out if it is true or not that someone is corrupt. One should have a moral obligation that what I am doing is wrong and when they come to that realisation, they should be given time to clear themselves on issue of corruption so that they regain the people's confidence. When we are defending a person, it must be systematic, it must not be like hypothesis, let it be proved factually that this person is not corrupt and that leader will be accepted" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 16, 2019 9:53:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Those implicated in corrupt activities be it a Politburo member or minister should clear their names before the courts before taking public office," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 12, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "People that have contributed in any form be it freedom or development of this country, won't be forgotten, they'll always be remembered. I know some people would want to say Dabengwa had gone to form Zapu and so forth and so on, that does not remove an iota of his contribution and status and that has been said by the President which is very true and correct. I know so many people would've wanted to see some people resisting about the status, but this is a thing that a person works for and he has done his work and I think no one doubts it," "The message has been sent and it's clear, when the President addressed, he is the same President who declares. He said Dabengwa has been our hero and will continue to be our hero. That's a statement on its own. It means that the qualification is there, can't reverse or subtract" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, May 25, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : "It is unfortunate that Chamisa is not a person who accepts anything but only what he wants and feels. He is driven by wrong ambitions, he must calm down and respect the law of the country which wishfully thinks he can rule one day. Just image with such kind of a leader in the event that he becomes president, a president who does not respect the law, this country will become ungovernable. Chamisa is monster in the making, so people should be wary of this autocratic kind of a leader," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 14, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda warned ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "That is a security threat, why does he have to say the President's term of office will end soon, does he have soldiers or is he training an army? He must leave President Mnangagwa alone and stop such attention seeking behaviour," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 14, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "That's a security threat [the chief's comments]. Why does he have to say the president's term of office will end soon, does he have soldiers or is he training an army? He must leave President Mnangagwa alone and stop such attention seeking behaviour," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Just get hold of General Rugeje. He is the one with the timelines on when that exercise will commence because he is the one who generated that circular," External link

BBCMonitoring Tuesday, April 16, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Lieutenant General ) : "Just get hold of General Rugeje. He is the one with the timelines on when that exercise will commence because he is the one who generated that circular," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, April 16, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Lieutenant General ) : “Just get hold of General Rugeje. He is the one with the timelines on when that exercise will commence because he is the one who generated that circular,” External link

newsday Tuesday, April 16, 2019 7:38:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “It is worrying that the youth are taking advantage of us old people. They know that we old people trust each other, hence he used the name of Justice Cheda fully knowing that I would help my fellow elder,” External link

newsday Tuesday, April 9, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : "I have better things to do," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, March 26, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : "I have better things to do," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, March 26, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Donald Trump ) : “You think that we are afraid of Donald Trump ? Not at all, this time we will march straight to the US Embassy because our people have suffered for too long as a result of these sanctions,” External link

zimeye Saturday, March 23, 2019 3:41:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added : “We are therefore mobilising support for the march from our sympathisers in Zimbabwe and abroad. We want to send a loud and clear message to Theresa May and Donald Trump- enough is enough,” External link

zimeye Saturday, March 23, 2019 3:41:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Donald Trump ) : “You think that we are afraid of Donald Trump ? Not at all, this time we will march straight to the US Embassy because our people have suffered for too long as a result of these sanctions,” External link

zimeye Friday, March 22, 2019 10:02:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added : “We are therefore mobilising support for the march from our sympathisers in Zimbabwe and abroad. We want to send a loud and clear message to Theresa May and Donald Trump- enough is enough,” External link

zimeye Friday, March 22, 2019 10:02:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Donald Trump ) : “You think that we are afraid of Donald Trump ? Not at all, this time we will march straight to the US Embassy because our people have suffered for too long as a result of these sanctions,” External link

zimeye Friday, March 22, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added : “We are therefore mobilising support for the march from our sympathisers in Zimbabwe and abroad. We want to send a loud and clear message to Theresa May and Donald Trump- enough is enough,” External link

zimeye Friday, March 22, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "I once went to Matabeleland told chiefs to take cattle from Gushungo Dairies for him to appease the spirits of those he killed during the Gukurahundi; this is what is making Mugabe lose his senses," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, March 18, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "I once went to Matabeleland told chiefs to take cattle from Gushungo Dairies for him to appease the spirits of those he killed during the Gukurahundi; this is what is making Mugabe lose his senses," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, March 17, 2019 10:44:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "If Chamisa is serious that he has the war veterans' welfare at heart, he should lead a delegation to US President Mr Donald Trump to denounce the sanctions," "Our first enemy is US President Trump, followed by the illegal sanctions, while Chamisa and Biti are in third position. Do not be fooled comrades, the country is under siege because of the sanctions, as it is, there is no money, all because of these economic embargoes," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, March 14, 2019 8:10:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "If Chamisa is serious that he has the war veterans' welfare at heart, he should lead a delegation to US President Mr Donald Trump to denounce the sanctions," "Our first enemy is US President Trump, followed by the illegal sanctions, while Chamisa and Biti are in third position. Do not be fooled comrades, the country is under siege because of the sanctions, as it is, there is no money, all because of these economic embargoes," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 14, 2019 2:18:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “Mugabe’s Gushungo Farm has a lot of cattle, let him use the beasts he owns to appease the avenging spirits of the people he killed,” “Some people say because he is old we have to forgive him. Personally I will never forgive him.Yes he is old but let us remember he killed many people during his reign” External link

zimeye Tuesday, March 12, 2019 3:46:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "He must be tried for the people he killed through Gukurahundi. Chiefs must take him and try him and make him pay for his sins. He has plenty of cattle at his Gushungo Dairy and that is how he can exorcise ngozi [avenging spirit]. He is old, but still coherent and must be tried," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 11, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda asked : "When we talk about the old man — the Mugabe mythology. You may want to forgive the old man, but I don't think he deserves forgiveness, because surely, surely Mugabe tells Mnangagwa not to kill people … it's unheard of. Mugabe, telling people not to kill each other. Who is the specialist?" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 11, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "So, as of now, we cannot call him a mass murderer. We can only say people got killed during his rule until the court finds him guilty," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 11, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We can just say people disappeared … maybe they just sunk we don't know … and then he accuses Mnangagwa saying don't try to be God as if he (Mugabe) is a god bigger than God himself," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 11, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda says : "In our culture, if you are a witch and you come crying more than the bereaved, we give you the deceased to eat," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 11, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "Mugabe not only killed people, but destroyed the economy. These problems that we have are a result of Mugabe's rule. Even the sanctions; he enjoyed going all over insulting people over there and yonder. He became famous for insulting," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 11, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “He must be tried for the people he killed through Gukurahundi. Chiefs must take him and try him and make him pay for his sins. He has plenty of cattle at his Gushungo Dairy and that is how he can exorcise ngozi [avenging spirit]. He is old, but still coherent and must be tried,” External link

newsday Monday, March 11, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda asked : “When we talk about the old man — the Mugabe mythology. You may want to forgive the old man, but I don’t think he deserves forgiveness, because surely, surely Mugabe tells Mnangagwa not to kill people … it’s unheard of. Mugabe, telling people not to kill each other. Who is the specialist?” External link

newsday Monday, March 11, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “So, as of now, we cannot call him a mass murderer. We can only say people got killed during his rule until the court finds him guilty,” External link

newsday Monday, March 11, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “We can just say people disappeared … maybe they just sunk we don’t know … and then he accuses Mnangagwa saying don’t try to be God as if he (Mugabe) is a god bigger than God himself,” External link

newsday Monday, March 11, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda says : “In our culture, if you are a witch and you come crying more than the bereaved, we give you the deceased to eat,” External link

newsday Monday, March 11, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “Mugabe not only killed people, but destroyed the economy. These problems that we have are a result of Mugabe’s rule. Even the sanctions; he enjoyed going all over insulting people over there and yonder. He became famous for insulting,” External link

newsday Monday, March 11, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "This is all because of some people's political egos. We all know this is not true and it's bad. If anyone wants to lead this country, they should have respect for every citizen wherever they are," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 8, 2019 10:29:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “MDC people are travelling all over the world calling for the extension of sanctions while people who liberated this country are languishing in poverty due to these illegal sanctions. They don’t care,” External link

zimeye Friday, March 8, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “The MDC is not fighting the President but the ordinary people in this country. It’s sad that countries such as the USA are supporting the MDC in destroying the country. Even former President Robert Mugabe is funding this nonsense and it’s unfair to the people,” External link

zimeye Friday, March 8, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We have to endeavour to be strong as a party. Zanu-PF is a product of Zanu and Zapu. Zapu is a product of the first Chimurenga and the ideology of these parties was the same, which was to liberate the country. This is why we say the spirits of King Lobengula, Mbuya Nehanda, Sekuru Kaguvi and others are within Zanu-PF because the party accomplished their mission," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 7, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “You have older and mature people who are in MDC but they do not want to advise the young man. It’s not that he is a bad guy but he is not getting proper advice. I know he is going to criticise me for saying this. … He had shown being quite good starting with 2.2 million voting for MDC. So he needs the right and older people to guide him. But at the end also, there is no benefit in talking to him if he doesn’t recognise our leader Emmerson Mnangagwa as President of Zimbabwe,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, March 6, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "The young man is too green. A lot of talent, a lot of energy but misdirecting his energies. That's the problem with him," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 6, 2019 10:42:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I do not have information of an armory having been broken into,” “I would kindly ask that the Hon. Senator puts the question in writing so that we investigate and see where the armory is located which was broken into. Madam President, an armory is not situated at the periphery of a cantonment area” External link

insiderzim Friday, February 8, 2019 6:08:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I do not have information of an armoury having been broken into. The senator must put his question in writing so that we investigate and see whether any armoury was broken into because armoury is not situated at any special cantonment area" External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, February 8, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Unfortunately, I do not take information to run my ministry from newspapers. I am not the minister of newspapers or Information, and your question can best be responded to by people from Information (ministry) because they are the one that published it. As Ministry of Defence, we do not work with newspapers, we work using standard procedures," External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, February 8, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Unlike the initial Lancaster House constitution, which was written by people who represented political opinion, the Constitution we have now was written by people. It says if police fail to control the security situation in the country, then they can request aid from soldiers. So soldiers do not deploy themselves, they are deployed by the police at schools to remove thugs troubling school children where the police feel they cannot contain the situation," External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, February 8, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Unfortunately, the soldiers deployed cannot be commanded from Senate. They work under command and not public opinion. To make a decision that the situation has now normalised is done by experts in that field and not ordinary people. That soldiers were deployed at schools is what you read in papers because I have no official communication about that issue and our ministry is not run through newspapers," External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, February 8, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "In the same constitution on section 213, it talks about deployment of soldiers and the conditions are that it is done by the president. As to whether the executive is going to address this issue, that remains the prerogative of the president, and senate can find means and ways to call the president to explain," External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, February 8, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I do not have information of an armoury having been broken into. The senator must put his question in writing so that we investigate and see whether any armoury was broken into because armoury is not situated at any special cantonment area" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 8, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Unfortunately, I do not take information to run my ministry from newspapers. I am not the minister of newspapers or Information, and your question can best be responded to by people from Information (ministry) because they are the one that published it. As Ministry of Defence, we do not work with newspapers, we work using standard procedures," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 8, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Unlike the initial Lancaster House Constitution, which was written by people who represented political opinion, the Constitution we have now was written by people. It says if police fail to control the security situation in the country, then they can request aid from soldiers. So soldiers do not deploy themselves, they are deployed by the police at schools to remove thugs troubling school children where the police feel they cannot contain the situation," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 8, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Unfortunately, the soldiers deployed cannot be commanded from Senate. They work under command and not public opinion. To make a decision that the situation has now normalised is done by experts in that field and not ordinary people. That soldiers were deployed at schools is what you read in papers because I have no official communication about that issue and our ministry is not run through newspapers," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 8, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "In the same Constitution on section 213, it talks about deployment of soldiers and the conditions are that it is done by the President. As to whether the Executive is going to address this issue, that remains the prerogative of the President, and Senate can find means and ways to call the President to explain," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 8, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I do not have information of an armoury having been broken into. The senator must put his question in writing so that we investigate and see whether any armoury was broken into because armoury is not situated at any special cantonment area” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, February 8, 2019 12:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Unfortunately, I do not take information to run my ministry from newspapers. I am not the minister of newspapers or Information, and your question can best be responded to by people from Information (ministry) because they are the one that published it. As Ministry of Defence, we do not work with newspapers, we work using standard procedures,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, February 8, 2019 12:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Unlike the initial Lancaster House Constitution, which was written by people who represented political opinion, the Constitution we have now was written by people. It says if police fail to control the security situation in the country, then they can request aid from soldiers. So soldiers do not deploy themselves, they are deployed by the police at schools to remove thugs troubling school children where the police feel they cannot contain the situation,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, February 8, 2019 12:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Unfortunately, the soldiers deployed cannot be commanded from Senate. They work under command and not public opinion. To make a decision that the situation has now normalised is done by experts in that field and not ordinary people. That soldiers were deployed at schools is what you read in papers because I have no official communication about that issue and our ministry is not run through newspapers,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, February 8, 2019 12:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “In the same Constitution on section 213, it talks about deployment of soldiers and the conditions are that it is done by the President. As to whether the Executive is going to address this issue, that remains the prerogative of the President, and Senate can find means and ways to call the President to explain,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, February 8, 2019 12:30:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I do not have information of an armoury having been broken into. The senator must put his question in writing so that we investigate and see whether any armoury was broken into because armoury is not situated at any special cantonment area” External link

newsday Friday, February 8, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Unfortunately, I do not take information to run my ministry from newspapers. I am not the minister of newspapers or Information, and your question can best be responded to by people from Information (ministry) because they are the one that published it. As Ministry of Defence, we do not work with newspapers, we work using standard procedures,” External link

newsday Friday, February 8, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Unlike the initial Lancaster House Constitution, which was written by people who represented political opinion, the Constitution we have now was written by people. It says if police fail to control the security situation in the country, then they can request aid from soldiers. So soldiers do not deploy themselves, they are deployed by the police at schools to remove thugs troubling school children where the police feel they cannot contain the situation,” External link

newsday Friday, February 8, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Unfortunately, the soldiers deployed cannot be commanded from Senate. They work under command and not public opinion. To make a decision that the situation has now normalised is done by experts in that field and not ordinary people. That soldiers were deployed at schools is what you read in papers because I have no official communication about that issue and our ministry is not run through newspapers,” External link

newsday Friday, February 8, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “In the same Constitution on section 213, it talks about deployment of soldiers and the conditions are that it is done by the President. As to whether the Executive is going to address this issue, that remains the prerogative of the President, and Senate can find means and ways to call the President to explain,” External link

newsday Friday, February 8, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I am a deputy minister, I don’t sit in cabinet. I don’t have an idea who ordered the shooting. Don’t make me meddle in issues that are beyond me. You know very well who gives orders,” External link

theindependent Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I am a deputy minister, I don't sit in cabinet. I don't have an idea who ordered the shooting. Don't make me meddle in issues that are beyond me. You know very well who gives orders," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, January 19, 2019 2:22:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I am a deputy minister, I don’t sit in cabinet. I don’t have an idea who ordered the shooting. Don’t make me meddle in issues that are beyond me. You know very well who gives orders,” External link

zimeye Saturday, January 19, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "I know nothing about it. We have a government spokesperson who deals with government pronouncements," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 11, 2019 1:10:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “I know nothing about it. We have a government spokesperson who deals with government pronouncements,” External link

theindependent Friday, January 11, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We talked about this issue, we are not fighting with Mutsvangwa, those are fabricated stories, and we are not at loggerheads with Mutsvangwa. I am seeing this in the media," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 10, 2019 5:58:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "When Mashonaland West announced that they now want Mutsvangwa to be recalled, Mutsvangwa's wife called me mid-night asking what my take was? I said, I spent five years fighting Mugabe and now I want to work for my family," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 10, 2019 5:58:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We are the stockholders of Zimbabwe and everyone else is a stakeholder!" External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, December 27, 2018 3:48:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “We are the stockholders of Zimbabwe and everyone else is a stakeholder!” External link

zimeye Thursday, December 27, 2018 2:15:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "We are the stockholders of Zimbabwe and everyone else is a stakeholder!" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, December 27, 2018 10:48:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda claimed : “Others are also bitter because I refused to protect their economic interests,” External link

zimeye Friday, December 21, 2018 5:15:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Others are also bitter that I refuse to protect their economic interests. Why they want me to protect things I don’t know about. Now they lie that I am not representing their interest, but no one ever came to my office telling me about those interests. Yes, war veterans have welfare issues, but this should not be at the expense of the people. Where can government get the $2 000 per month when it is struggling to buy medicines, repair roads, among other issues?” External link

zimeye Friday, December 21, 2018 4:12:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “War veterans have welfare issues, but this should not be at the expense of the people,” External link

zimeye Friday, December 21, 2018 1:06:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Others are also bitter that I refuse to protect their economic interests. Why they want me to protect things I don’t know about. Now they lie that I am not representing their interest, but no one ever came to my office telling me about those interests. Yes, war veterans have welfare issues, but this should not be at the expense of the people. Where can government get the $2 000 per month when it is struggling to buy medicines, repair roads, among other issues?” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, December 21, 2018 12:20:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "Others are also bitter that I refuse to protect their economic interests. Why they want me to protect things I don't know about. Now they lie that I am not representing their interest, but no one ever came to my office telling me about those interests. Yes, war veterans have welfare issues, but this should not be at the expense of the people. Where can government get the $2 000 per month when it is struggling to buy medicines, repair roads, among other issues?" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 21, 2018 10:34:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Others are also bitter that I refuse to protect their economic interests. Why they want me to protect things I don’t know about. Now they lie that I am not representing their interest, but no one ever came to my office telling me about those interests. Yes, war veterans have welfare issues, but this should not be at the expense of the people. Where can government get the $2 000 per month when it is struggling to buy medicines, repair roads, among other issues?” External link

newsday Friday, December 21, 2018 6:00:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : "We have realised that the youths are giving us problems. We had the G40 in Zanu-PF that almost sunk our party and now the person giving us grief Chamisa is within the same generation. So, we will push the party to adopt the age limit resolution," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, December 16, 2018 2:09:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : “We have realised that the youths are giving us problems. We had the G40 in Zanu PF that almost sunk our party and now the person giving us grief Chamisa is within the same generation. So, we will push the party to adopt the age limit resolution,” External link

zimeye Sunday, December 16, 2018 12:03:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : “We have realised that the youths are giving us problems. We had the G40 in Zanu PF that almost sunk our party and now the person giving us grief Chamisa is within the same generation. So, we will push the party to adopt the age limit resolution,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, December 16, 2018 4:20:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “We want to discuss how we ever got Mugabe in the first place and scrutinise what his real motive was when he joined the struggle which now makes him stand against the liberation fighters,” External link

zimeye Sunday, October 29, 2017 5:01:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “He (Mugabe) has been at the forefront of attacking war veterans and getting them expelled from the party. Mnangagwa now represents the remaining remnants of those that fought in the struggle, along with (Oppah) Muchinguri, (Kembo) Mohadi and (Simon) Khaya Moyo, among a few others,” External link

newsday Friday, October 27, 2017 5:14:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda charged : "Iye president wacho ngaazive kuti varikuronga zvinhu zvavo vachida kusvoora ED (Mnangagwa) he must reprimand them. Even vasina kuita, he must tell them that this nonsense must come to an end, otherwise tozoti ndiye arikuvatuma. (Mugabe himself must stop them and if he does not we will conclude that he is the one who is behind them)," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 30, 2017 8:24:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda alleged ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "We know when we were fired from the party that it was not us who were targeted," "They wanted Mnangagwa to speak in our defence so they could find an excuse to expel him. It's a good thing that he did not defend us" External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, December 11, 2016 2:26:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Jonathan Moyo ) : "Jonathan Moyo after stealing from Zimdef is now hiding behind tribalism. Do we have a tribe that is above the law in this country? He talks about factions, it is him who helped create Lacoste and G40, but now says he is a victim of his own creation, that cannot be," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, December 11, 2016 2:26:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda alleged ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "We know when we were fired from the party that it was not us who were targeted," "They wanted Mnangagwa to speak in our defence so they could find an excuse to expel him. It's a good thing that he did not defend us" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, December 11, 2016 12:29:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Jonathan Moyo ) : "Jonathan Moyo after stealing from Zimdef is now hiding behind tribalism. Do we have a tribe that is above the law in this country? He talks about factions, it is him who helped create Lacoste and G40, but now says he is a victim of his own creation, that cannot be," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, December 11, 2016 12:29:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "There are some facts of life that we want to be answered by the people," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, November 17, 2016 12:42:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : "There are some facts of life that we want to be answered by the people," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, November 17, 2016 11:59:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added : "He and his wife were there when Chimene did the same to VP Mnangagwa and still today, nothing has happened to her. I think they are just up to something and they want to use people. It is very bad," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, October 2, 2016 12:01:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “It is actually the war veterans that are being assaulted and it is now for the people to see that the war veterans are not the ones brutalising the people,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, October 2, 2016 11:47:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “The district has said they want to back Mliswa and in light of that, it is only proper for us to go there and back him as an executive,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 2, 2016 7:43:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “Zanu PF will regret playing the game that they are playing right now because the moment there are groups of people fighting each other, ordinary people will take sides and given the suffering they have endured so far, it is most likely that it will be a game of numbers and Zanu PF will be outnumbered,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 2, 2016 7:43:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda asked : “We saying Mugabe is old. Everyone is seeing that. How can he also go for 34 years with Joice and allow people to abuse her now?” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, September 1, 2016 6:38:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Grace Mugabe ) : "Mugabe is soiling his own legacy by overstaying. There is no need to force things. He is creating trouble for his children by antagonising everyone, we feel for his wife and children," "Grace is allowing herself to be abused by criminal elements in Zanu PF to create enemies. She is being used by people with an ulterior motive to destroy Zanu PF and she should be warned," External link

allafrica Wednesday, August 31, 2016 3:13:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “Mugabe is soiling his own legacy by overstaying. There is no need to force things. He is creating trouble for his children by antagonising everyone, we feel for his wife and children,” External link

iol Tuesday, August 30, 2016 9:44:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “By so doing they are also telling the nation that no one in Zanu PF is clean because it means when you are still in the party no one will say bad things about you but whenever you criticise the party you become an enemy,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, August 24, 2016 6:49:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda added : “The war veterans’ association was not formed by Zanu PF but was formed by disgruntled war veterans who were dumped by the ruling party,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, August 24, 2016 6:49:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Joyce Mujuru ) : "If Mujuru was fake, then Zimbabweans must begin to ask tough questions about the calibre of the appointing authority. Mujuru did not appoint herself to Cabinet, the Zanu-PF politburo or all other positions she held over the 34 years she was part of government and the ruling party," "It has become fashionable for those in Zanu-PF to speak ill of every person when they are either expelled or when they decide to leave the party" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 24, 2016 10:16:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Joyce Mujuru ) : "What does this say about her principal? Why did they allow her access to State power? Zimbabweans must ask these questions and demand answers. Is it because those who appointed her are naïve, not fit for office or are they also fake? Those throwing mud at her must remember everyone has a private life and people also know the things they have done. Mujuru has a family and deserves to be treated as a human being," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 24, 2016 10:16:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “It is not a problem to have differences as people, but unfortunately there is no tolerance in our political parties, with Zanu PF leading the way,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, August 18, 2016 4:04:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : “You hear people saying pasi nanhingi (down with so and so) but that is like creating a violent society. The slogans we make expose people to violence and must stop. It is not a problem to have differences as people, but unfortunately there is no tolerance in our political parties, with Zanu PF leading the way,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:27:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said : “My life is in danger; they have gone a gear up. They have deployed youths to my farm. I have made a police report but the police claim that they cannot remove the youths because they were told not to use force,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, August 11, 2016 4:36:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : "We said as an executive we have no reason to attend because it (National Heroes Day) is not intended to achieve the true goal to honour the war veterans," External link

sudanvisiondaily Wednesday, August 10, 2016 12:26:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : "We said as an executive we have no reason to attend because it (National Heroes Day) is not intended to achieve the true goal to honour the war veterans," External link

aljazeera-en Monday, August 8, 2016 8:02:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : "We said as an executive we have no reason to attend because it (National Heroes Day) is not intended to achieve the true goal to honour the war veterans," External link

thestar-my Monday, August 8, 2016 6:09:00 PM EAT

Victor Matemadanda told : "We said as an executive we have no reason to attend because it (National Heroes Day) is not intended to achieve the true goal to honour the war veterans," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, August 8, 2016 5:47:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
secretary-general39.47%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
secretary general16.17%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
general14.66%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
spokesperson6.77%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
leader2.26%EN10/08/201708/10/2017
commissar0.75%EN09/22/201722/09/2017
secretary-general of the war1.88%EN03/23/201723/03/2017
secretary-general of the zimbabwe3.38%EN02/02/201702/02/2017
veterans association secretary general0.75%EN12/29/201629/12/2016
secretary general of the zimbabwe1.88%EN09/02/201602/09/2016
secrétaire6.02%FR08/02/201602/08/2016
colleague1.13%EN08/02/201602/08/2016
secretary0.75%EN08/02/201602/08/2016
former cabinet minister0.38%EN08/02/201602/08/2016
secretary -general1.13%EN07/31/201631/07/2016
liberation war veterans association secretary general0.75%EN06/20/201620/06/2016
znlwva association secretary-general0.38%EN05/25/201625/05/2016
zimbabwe national war veterans association secretary general0.75%EN05/24/201624/05/2016
liberation war association secretary-general0.38%EN05/24/201624/05/2016
znlwva association secretary general0.38%EN05/24/201624/05/2016
Names Lang Count
Victor MatemadandaEN90.32%
Victor MatemadandaFR8.96%
Victor MatemadandaPT0.36%
Victor MatemadandaSW0.36%


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Patrick Chinamasa said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : “That is going to be a commissariat issue and it is a question of discipline. Cde (Victor) Matemadanda (Zanu PF national political commissar) said he was worried about the post-politburo (meeting) behaviour of the comrades,” External link

theindependent Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Patrick Chinamasa said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : "That is going to be a commissariat issue and it is a question of discipline. Cde (Victor) Matemadanda (Zanu-PF national political commissar) said he was worried about the post-politburo (meeting) behaviour of the comrades," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 14, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Simon Khaya Moyo said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : “The political commissar (Victor Matemadanda) gave his report where he said there was a groundswell of political parties wanting to rejoin or join Zanu PF. The year 2020 will no doubt be a milestone as the party gathers more strength,” External link

zimeye Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Job Sikhala said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : “MPs are being harassed by their own political parties. We also urge senior members of political parties like (Zanu PF national commissar Victor) Matemadanda, who said he will unleash soldiers on opposition supporters — and he has threatened to unleash a Gukurahundi and the army against civilians in this country — and his actions cannot go unnoticed,” External link

newsday Wednesday, September 4, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Victor Matemadanda said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : "I hear Matemadanda was inciting people to kill me yet it was Tajamuka that stood with him and he's from my rural area. Hameno!" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 29, 2019 1:24:00 PM EAT

Nelson Chamisa told ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : “In Lupane, there’s a by-election coming. Matemadanda writes a letter to the minister of health saying please supply drugs to Lupane clinics because there’s a by-election we must win. That level of corruption is serious. The minister replies and says yes, I will supply the drugs to help Zanu-PF win. That’s abuse of public office,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, July 16, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Simon Khaya Moyo said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : "The Politburo has appointed Matemadanda to the position of Secretary for Commissariat replacing Rugeje. Rugeje will remain a Politburo member pending re-deployment in September this year," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 11, 2019 9:49:00 AM EAT

Simon Khaya Moyo said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : "The Politburo has appointed Matemadanda to the position of Secretary for Commissariat replacing Rugeje. Rugeje will remain a Politburo member pending re-deployment in September this year," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 11, 2019 9:49:00 AM EAT

Cde Khaya Moyo said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : “The Politburo has appointed Cde Matemadanda to the position of Secretary for Commissariat, replacing Cde Rugeje, who will remain a Politburo member pending redeployment in September to an yet to be announced assignment,” External link

herald Tuesday, June 11, 2019 2:29:00 AM EAT

Cde Khaya Moyo said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : “The Politburo has appointed Matemadanda to the position of Secretary for Commissariat replacing Rugeje. Rugeje will remain a Politburo member pending re-deployment in September this year,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, June 10, 2019 5:02:00 PM EAT

Nelson Chamisa said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : “They want to try and divide us by thinking that they can choose one in our midst. This is not a Zanu PF congress. This is an MDC congress. Why are they showing preference of one candidate or the other? But I know that inside his heart Matemadanda adores the MDC A,” External link

zimeye Thursday, March 7, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : "They said they want to anoint him as the leader of war veterans because he is the only war veteran in a leadership position who won a parliamentary seat in the July 30 general elections, all others fell by the wayside. (Matemadanda) has been trying to change the leadership, but he is meeting a lot of resistance from everybody," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 14, 2018 5:33:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Victor Matemadanda ) : “Cdes,Matemadanda is not just an ordinary Warvet. He was instrumental in removing Mugabe so his statements cannot be dismissed as hogwash. Take those statements seriously” External link

zimeye Wednesday, December 5, 2018 3:23:00 PM EAT