Didymus Mutasa

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Didymus Mutasa said : “Party members should not spend most of their time on trivial issues since it creates factionalism,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “You were talking about the issue of weevils here. Way back we used to treat weevils by spraying gamatox (pesticide) and they would all die. Our weevils, if you know about them, which we are castigating now, please apply gamatox on them,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Party members should not spend most of their time on trivial issues since it creates factionalism," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:48:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "You were talking about the issue of weevils here. Way back we used to treat weevils by spraying gamatox (pesticide) and they would all die. Our weevils, if you know about them, which we are castigating now, please apply gamatox on them," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:48:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “When we gained independence, we were talking about the establishment of a one-party state … but that did not fit with the democracy of the Western world. Now we should do everything we can to bring everyone back to the party, including him (Mugabe). He worked for Zanu PF more than anyone else, and I don’t think there is anyone who can dispute that. He should, therefore, be brought back into the party” External link

zimeye Friday, April 12, 2019 1:31:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "He should therefore be brought back into the party," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "If you look at other countries like Tanzania, they have arranged themselves very well, especially their ruling party, and that is what we want to see in our party," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa added : "I was with him during the war and we came together, lived together and worked together. But of course, I had my own dagger just in case," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “When we gained independence, we were talking about the establishment of a one-party state … but that did not fit with the democracy of the Western world. Now we should do everything we can to bring everyone back to the party, including him (Mugabe). He worked for Zanu PF more than anyone else, and I don’t think there is anyone who can dispute that. He should, therefore, be brought back into the party” External link

zimeye Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “He did not tell me that he did not like it, but he had to organise the party youth at one time when members of the party were in a Politburo meeting, to chide at me downstairs,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, April 10, 2019 9:16:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “He did not tell me that he did not like it, but he had to organise the party youth at one time when members of the party were in a Politburo meeting, to chide at me downstairs,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, April 10, 2019 2:12:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "It is the former president and his wife who pushed us out because he wanted to elevate his wife to become president. Let him hear now that I have rejoined Zanu-PF," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:46:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “It happened a long time ago. I have been back in the party for sometime now, unless they expel me again. In the first place I never resigned,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 9, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Joyce Mujuru ) : "Now that there is freedom in Zimbabwe let them do as they please, but let them not jump from one party to another. They jumped from (the then ZPF led by Joice) Mujuru and then came to us and they jumped from us to join the (Zimbabwe People First led by Agrippa) Mutambara, now they are going back to Zanu-PF. It's very funny," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, December 5, 2017 2:33:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “What is needed is an inclusive government to run the affairs of Zimbabwe until a time it is right to have elections,” External link

leadership Saturday, November 18, 2017 7:52:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "I have got a soft heart for everybody, not only Mnangagwa but anybody who is treated unfairly. However, in this case I don't think Mnangagwa was treated unfairly," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 13, 2017 9:09:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "There are bad things that he did and they have been exposed now and the question is why they were keeping it all along because they were known even way back," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 13, 2017 9:09:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told ( about Kudakwashe Bhasikiti ) : “The documents authored by Bhasikiti, yes they are true. But they are entirely Bhasikiti documents. We the elders are going to respond to questions like we are doing now. But we have nothing to do with it because as you know Bhasikiti and Mutambara had left the elders,” External link

zimeye Thursday, October 26, 2017 7:34:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told ( about Kudakwashe Bhasikiti ) : “The documents authored by Bhasikiti, yes they are true. But they are entirely Bhasikiti documents. We the elders are going to respond to questions like we are doing now. But we have nothing to do with it because as you know Bhasikiti and Mutambara had left the elders,” External link

zimeye Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:01:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Morgan Tsvangirai ) : "As I said before I think Tsvangirai is the most experienced opposition leader, he has got a huge following unlike other opposition leaders. I am willing to talk to anybody who wants to see a better Zimbabwe. I am ready even to engage Tsvangirai," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:58:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told ( about Morgan Tsvangirai ) : "That is why some of us will always say if we want to get there as a country, Tsvangirai should be left to do things that he knows best not to say he must now take a back seat when he is the one who has a proven track record," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:58:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Morgan Tsvangirai ) : “As I said before I think Tsvangirai is the most experienced opposition leader, he has got a huge following unlike other opposition leaders. I am willing to talk to anybody who wants to see a better Zimbabwe. I am ready even to engage Tsvangirai,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:19:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told ( about Morgan Tsvangirai ) : “That is why some of us will always say if we want to get there as a country, Tsvangirai should be left to do things that he knows best not to say he must now take a back seat when he is the one who has a proven track record,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:19:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "There was a predominantly Zezuru group known as Committee of 26 that I understand was led by a pioneering black businessman. They had unfettered access to Mugabe and he knew about them. They were capable of causing a Cabinet reshuffle," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, October 21, 2017 9:56:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "The struggle years were littered with bloody tribal clashes, the issues around (Noel) Mukono, (John) Mataure and (Thomas) Nhari all of Manyika extraction and the deaths of Chitepo point to an evil tribal axis at the time between Mugabe and a Karanga clique led by (Josiah) Tongogara and others," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, October 21, 2017 9:56:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa added ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "Mnangagwa can be fired just as we were ... He is the one who created the one-centre of power that is now haunting him. Yes, Mnangagwa might be supported by some army generals, but certainly not by everyone," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 17, 2017 5:17:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "Mnangagwa was released because he was Zambian, I am not sure about his age but then we were told that he was released because he was under age," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 18, 2017 8:54:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : “I am lucky here that I depend on borehole water and if I was using Harare water, I would not be able to pay, I am poverty stricken,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, August 4, 2017 11:30:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “I am weighing my options but I should first talk to my kids who are based overseas and hear what they have to say on whether I should go or not,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, August 4, 2017 11:30:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “So they should stop lying; if they don’t want me there they should just say so. (Mugabe’s spokesperson, George) Charamba spoke as the president’s spokesperson, but does it concern him? The case is between me and the president,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, August 4, 2017 11:30:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "I am weighing my options but I should first talk to my kids who are based overseas and hear what they have to say on whether I should go or not," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 4, 2017 5:38:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "So they should stop lying; if they don't want me there they should just say so. (Mugabe's spokesperson, George) Charamba spoke as the president's spokesperson, but does it concern him? The case is between me and the president," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 4, 2017 5:38:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : “I am lucky here that I depend on borehole water and if I was using Harare water, I would not be able to pay, I am poverty stricken,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, August 4, 2017 4:05:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “I am weighing my options but I should first talk to my kids who are based overseas and hear what they have to say on whether I should go or not,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, August 4, 2017 4:05:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “So they should stop lying; if they don’t want me there they should just say so. (Mugabe’s spokesperson, George) Charamba spoke as the president’s spokesperson, but does it concern him? The case is between me and the president,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, August 4, 2017 4:05:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "They (friends) are scared to help me. I have a case of a businessman who approached me wanting to assist me till my farm and begged me to never ever tell anyone that he had assisted me. Two of them, three of them have approached me and that is the fear I have been describing. It's very serious. They are very scared," "What is happening now is happening in exactly the same manner as it happened when I got arrested in the 1970s by the (Ian) Smith regime. The fear I was talking to you about exists…But as we fought, many in Zanu-PF had hoped that the Zimbabwe People First would win (the 2018 elections) and then they would have wanted to come later and reap where they didn't sow" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 2, 2017 6:43:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa states ( about Rover Sport ) : "The Range Rover vehicle is second applicant's ministerial issue. It is still registered in the name of the State although I have an option to purchase it. It is therefore State property which cannot be attached or executed upon, let alone removed. I have not yet been given the go ahead to purchase it," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 2, 2017 6:43:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Should we not receive any such retraction and public apology by close of business this Friday 24 February 2017 we will proceed with our clients’ further instructions to sue you in the High Court the combined amount of $5 million,” External link

newzimbabwe Thursday, February 23, 2017 10:23:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "I mean, his wife (Grace) has more or less mentioned it and (one of Zanu-PF's leading candidates to succeed Mugabe, Vice President Emmerson) Mnangagwa should know that too," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 19, 2017 4:34:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "You are probably going to see new leadership very soon, that is all I can say because we want to find somebody who is acceptable to the people of this country," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 12, 2017 3:45:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "The talks for a grand coalition still go on. I have talked to (opposition leader Morgan) Tsvangirai and also senior members of his party like Amai (Theresa) Makone and (Morgen) Komichi and they feel most upset about what has happened ... and we are ready ourselves to join others to work together to get rid of the suffering of our people," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 12, 2017 3:45:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "I mean, his wife (Grace) has more or less mentioned it and (one of Zanu-PF's leading candidates to succeed Mugabe, Vice President Emmerson) Mnangagwa should know that too," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 12, 2017 3:45:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Tsvangirai phoned me about what is happening and I told him that he should ask Mujuru," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, February 11, 2017 4:15:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa added : "An intelligent Mujuru would not have expelled VaGumbo and Mutasa. She has not got even a modicum of intelligence," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, February 11, 2017 4:15:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Tsvangirai phoned me about what is happening and I told him that he should ask Mujuru," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, February 11, 2017 3:29:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa added : "An intelligent Mujuru would not have expelled VaGumbo and Mutasa. She has not got even a modicum of intelligence," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, February 11, 2017 3:29:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "What sort of a leader is she that we should go and bow down to her when in fact, we are the ones who made her that leader? There is no reason for that. In fact, we are thoroughly fed up with her leadership" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 9, 2017 11:26:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Grace Mugabe ) : "We didn't hold cabinet meetings in Mugabe's absence because he is the one who chairs the meetings," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 27, 2017 5:57:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Grace Mugabe ) : “We didn’t hold cabinet meetings in Mugabe’s absence because he is the one who chairs the meetings,” External link

newzimbabwe Thursday, January 26, 2017 6:20:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Bikita West ) : "It has been proposed that we work with our colleagues in the MDC and have VaTsvangirai address the people of Bikita along with our president (Mujuru) . . . please check with Colonel (Claudius) Makova, who is our point person, to see how far these plans have gone," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 9, 2017 12:22:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "For Zanu-PF, I don't think they can reach 2018 . . . Zanu-PF is now clueless. They do not know how to solve the current economic woes," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, December 12, 2016 5:32:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “For Zanu PF, I don’t think they can reach 2018 . . . Zanu PF is now clueless. They do not know how to solve the current economic woes,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, December 12, 2016 4:03:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Joyce Mujuru ) : "I was expelled from Zanu PF because I supported Mujuru. I will continue to support her," External link

allafrica Tuesday, November 1, 2016 4:43:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "After that meeting, Mugabe then called me and we had a two-hour meeting before the politburo. " External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, November 1, 2016 11:41:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “What surprises us is that the attack took place when Mugabe was speaking about reforming the United Nations. He is speaking about reforms when he is ignoring calls for reforms back home,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, September 27, 2016 12:36:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “I am not aware of that and the last time I checked I was told there was no activity this week. Maybe it was organised at constituency level but we were not informed at the national level,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, September 24, 2016 5:44:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "I don't quite understand why Mugabe's administration is boyish. Those who work for Mugabe used tear gas and beaten up people doing a peaceful march. When this is presented to the international community it will tarnish Mugabe's image," "Mugabe is doing the same thing that (former Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian) Smith did to him on Tsvangirai and Amai Mujuru. I don't quite understand why his administration is doing this" External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, September 18, 2016 5:21:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : “However, I must emphasise that we are not afraid of police brutality. It was done to Mugabe and other Zimbabweans by the British and we are surprised that he is not ashamed by what he is doing to us now,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, September 18, 2016 2:06:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "I don't quite understand why Mugabe's administration is boyish. Those who work for Mugabe used tear gas and beaten up people doing a peaceful march. When this is presented to the international community it will tarnish Mugabe's image," "Mugabe is doing the same thing that (former Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian) Smith did to him on Tsvangirai and Amai Mujuru. I don't quite understand why his administration is doing this" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, September 18, 2016 1:40:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "I don't quite understand why Mugabe's administration is boyish. Those who work for Mugabe used tear gas and beaten up people doing a peaceful march. When this is presented to the international community it will tarnish Mugabe's image," "Mugabe is doing the same thing that (former Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian) Smith did to him on Tsvangirai and Amai Mujuru. I don't quite understand why his administration is doing this" External link

allafrica Sunday, September 18, 2016 10:46:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “I don’t quite understand why Mugabe’s administration is boyish. Those who work for Mugabe used tear gas and beaten up people doing a peaceful march. When this is presented to the international community it will tarnish Mugabe’s image,” “Mugabe is doing the same thing that (former Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian) Smith did to him on Tsvangirai and Amai Mujuru. I don’t quite understand why his administration is doing this” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, September 18, 2016 5:51:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 16, 2016 4:15:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together," External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 16, 2016 4:15:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Our message to the people of Zimbabwe is that they must come out in large numbers in the various towns and districts across the country to express in a loud way the national demand for a truly credible election in 2018,” External link

insiderzim Friday, September 16, 2016 2:27:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Our message to the people of Zimbabwe is that they must come out in large numbers in the various towns and districts across the country to express in a loud way the national demand for a truly credible election in 2018,” External link

insiderzim Thursday, September 15, 2016 4:38:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Our message to the people of Zimbabwe is that they must come out in large numbers in the various towns and districts across the country to express in a loud way the national demand for a truly credible election in 2018,” External link

insiderzim Thursday, September 15, 2016 10:38:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Our message to the people of Zimbabwe is that they must come out in large numbers in the various towns and districts across the country to express in a loud way the national demand for a truly credible election in 2018,” External link

insiderzim Wednesday, September 14, 2016 8:23:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : “Only two members of each party are going to attend the meeting and it’s a futile exercise on their (Zec) part,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, September 7, 2016 8:22:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : “Only two members of each party are going to attend the meeting and it’s a futile exercise on their (Zec) part,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, September 7, 2016 7:34:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : “We fought for freedom, and then they expelled us from their party. They should let us fight for our democratic rights. They want to protect themselves from the will of the people but will now suffer from their sins,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, September 5, 2016 12:45:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country where I have observed with my own eyes the state breaking its own laws and it's the state starting violence by attacking people who had gathered together throwing teargas at them and hitting them with water cannons," "I have never seen that anywhere in the world except today in Zimbabwe" External link

allafrica Wednesday, August 31, 2016 5:58:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "It (protests) must continue up to the date that we vote, and vote Mugabe out of power," External link

allafrica Wednesday, August 31, 2016 5:58:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "To this end, Nera will tomorrow formally advise the court that the sanctioned demonstration never took place as the police, in a brazen act of contempt of court, violently stopped citizens from marching on the sanctioned route," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, August 29, 2016 9:09:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "To this end, Nera will tomorrow formally advise the court that the sanctioned demonstration never took place as the police, in a brazen act of contempt of court, violently stopped citizens from marching on the sanctioned route," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 29, 2016 7:41:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “To this end, Nera will tomorrow formally advise the court that the sanctioned demonstration never took place as the police, in a brazen act of contempt of court, violently stopped citizens from marching on the sanctioned route,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, August 29, 2016 6:54:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “That is what we hope she would do without being coerced” External link

theindependent Monday, August 29, 2016 2:55:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Commission ) : “We have called this press conference to announce that tomorrow’s march to press for comprehensive electoral reforms is going ahead as planned. As political parties, we call upon the people of Zimbabwe to come out in their numbers so that we make a loud national expression to demand comprehensive electoral reforms that will ensure that we move away from the culture of contested electoral outcomes,” “During our march tomorrow, we will hand over a petition to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission and the procession will culminate in an address to the people by the leaders of the political parties” External link

theindependent Monday, August 29, 2016 2:55:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “We are calling on Zimbabweans to come out in their numbers tomorrow in support of this legitimate cause of demanding a truly free and fair election. We are also calling on Sadc, specifically the current chair of Sadc, to remain seized with the issue of Zimbabwe and to ensure that the electoral field in this country is levelled ahead of the next election,” “Sadc must remain seized with the issue of Zimbabwe where the current unravelling economic crisis is just but a mirror of the underlying political crisis of legitimacy. As political parties, we have complied with the law in that we have notified the police of our peaceful march tomorrow” External link

theindependent Monday, August 29, 2016 2:55:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : “If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today,” External link

redpepper Saturday, August 27, 2016 1:44:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together,” External link

redpepper Saturday, August 27, 2016 1:44:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “will continue until the day we vote” External link

scmp Saturday, August 27, 2016 1:32:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, August 27, 2016 1:17:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, August 27, 2016 1:17:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 27, 2016 11:52:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 27, 2016 11:52:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been the worst day that I have lived in the country that I have observed with my own eyes, the State breaking its own laws and the State starting violence by attacking people who had gathered together throwing teargas and hitting them with water cannons," "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case, we are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today. We are going to request another opportunity to demonstrate here in Harare, and if that is thwarted, then our demonstration capacity will also be extended" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 27, 2016 11:05:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "And this mess, it's a real mess, will end. The protests will continue until we vote Mugabe out of power," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 27, 2016 11:05:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

reuters-en Saturday, August 27, 2016 10:53:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together," External link

reuters-en Saturday, August 27, 2016 10:53:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “will continue until the day we vote,” External link

japantimes Saturday, August 27, 2016 8:44:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Commission ) : "We have called this press conference to announce that tomorrow's march to press for comprehensive electoral reforms is going ahead as planned. As political parties, we call upon the people of Zimbabwe to come out in their numbers so that we make a loud national expression to demand comprehensive electoral reforms that will ensure that we move away from the culture of contested electoral outcomes," "During our march tomorrow, we will hand over a petition to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission and the procession will culminate in an address to the people by the leaders of the political parties" External link

allafrica Saturday, August 27, 2016 8:34:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "We are calling on Zimbabweans to come out in their numbers tomorrow in support of this legitimate cause of demanding a truly free and fair election. We are also calling on Sadc, specifically the current chair of Sadc, to remain seized with the issue of Zimbabwe and to ensure that the electoral field in this country is levelled ahead of the next election," "Sadc must remain seized with the issue of Zimbabwe where the current unravelling economic crisis is just but a mirror of the underlying political crisis of legitimacy. As political parties, we have complied with the law in that we have notified the police of our peaceful march tomorrow" External link

allafrica Saturday, August 27, 2016 8:34:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "will continue until the day we vote" External link

digitaljournal Saturday, August 27, 2016 6:47:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "will continue until the day we vote" External link

enca Saturday, August 27, 2016 6:22:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa prévenu : «Ces manifestations vont continuer jusqu'au jour où nous voterons. Nous allons faire la même chose vendredi prochain» External link

tdg Saturday, August 27, 2016 3:10:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa prévenu : «Ces manifestations vont continuer jusqu'au jour où nous voterons. Nous allons faire la même chose vendredi prochain» External link

lematin-CH Saturday, August 27, 2016 3:08:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa prévenu : «Ces manifestations vont continuer jusqu'au jour où nous voterons. Nous allons faire la même chose vendredi prochain» External link

lematin-CH Saturday, August 27, 2016 2:49:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa prévenu : "Ces manifestations vont continuer jusqu'au jour où nous voterons. Nous allons faire la même chose vendredi prochain" External link

afp-fr Saturday, August 27, 2016 12:38:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

thestar-my Saturday, August 27, 2016 12:31:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together," External link

thestar-my Saturday, August 27, 2016 12:31:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

reuters-af Saturday, August 27, 2016 12:12:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

reuters Saturday, August 27, 2016 12:06:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together," External link

reuters Saturday, August 27, 2016 12:06:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "will continue until the day we vote," External link

afp-en Saturday, August 27, 2016 12:04:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

npr Friday, August 26, 2016 11:20:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "will continue until the day we vote," External link

enca Friday, August 26, 2016 9:26:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, August 26, 2016 9:09:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, August 26, 2016 9:09:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "will continue until the day we vote," External link

iafrica Friday, August 26, 2016 8:49:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 26, 2016 8:46:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "will continue until the day we vote," External link

thetimes-za Friday, August 26, 2016 8:29:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

trust2 Friday, August 26, 2016 8:18:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together," External link

trust2 Friday, August 26, 2016 8:18:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "will continue until the day we vote," External link

thetimes-za Friday, August 26, 2016 7:50:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

thestar-my Friday, August 26, 2016 7:26:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together," External link

thestar-my Friday, August 26, 2016 7:26:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “will continue until the day we vote,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, August 26, 2016 7:22:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

reuters-en Friday, August 26, 2016 6:53:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together," External link

reuters-en Friday, August 26, 2016 6:53:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa prévenu : "Ces manifestations vont continuer jusqu'au jour où nous voterons. Nous allons faire la même chose vendredi prochain" External link

afp-fr Friday, August 26, 2016 6:36:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Commission ) : "We have called this press conference to announce that tomorrow's march to press for comprehensive electoral reforms is going ahead as planned. As political parties, we call upon the people of Zimbabwe to come out in their numbers so that we make a loud national expression to demand comprehensive electoral reforms that will ensure that we move away from the culture of contested electoral outcomes," "During our march tomorrow, we will hand over a petition to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission and the procession will culminate in an address to the people by the leaders of the political parties" External link

allafrica Friday, August 26, 2016 3:17:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "We are calling on Zimbabweans to come out in their numbers tomorrow in support of this legitimate cause of demanding a truly free and fair election. We are also calling on Sadc, specifically the current chair of Sadc, to remain seized with the issue of Zimbabwe and to ensure that the electoral field in this country is levelled ahead of the next election," "Sadc must remain seized with the issue of Zimbabwe where the current unravelling economic crisis is just but a mirror of the underlying political crisis of legitimacy. As political parties, we have complied with the law in that we have notified the police of our peaceful march tomorrow" External link

allafrica Friday, August 26, 2016 3:17:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Commission ) : "We have called this press conference to announce that tomorrow's march to press for comprehensive electoral reforms is going ahead as planned. As political parties, we call upon the people of Zimbabwe to come out in their numbers so that we make a loud national expression to demand comprehensive electoral reforms that will ensure that we move away from the culture of contested electoral outcomes," "During our march tomorrow, we will hand over a petition to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission and the procession will culminate in an address to the people by the leaders of the political parties" External link

allafrica Friday, August 26, 2016 2:54:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "We are calling on Zimbabweans to come out in their numbers tomorrow in support of this legitimate cause of demanding a truly free and fair election. We are also calling on Sadc, specifically the current chair of Sadc, to remain seized with the issue of Zimbabwe and to ensure that the electoral field in this country is levelled ahead of the next election," "Sadc must remain seized with the issue of Zimbabwe where the current unravelling economic crisis is just but a mirror of the underlying political crisis of legitimacy. As political parties, we have complied with the law in that we have notified the police of our peaceful march tomorrow" External link

allafrica Friday, August 26, 2016 2:54:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “There is nothing hindering the coalition except people’s minds which are closed that in numbers there is strength and that in unity there’s strength, and that is very appropriate” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 23, 2016 6:44:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "We deliberated on the purpose of our mega demonstration on Friday. We agreed we will invite all interested parties, people and civil society organisations in Zimbabwe to take part in the demonstration," "We seek, among other things, that Zec should be independent and not continue to be under the Ministry of Justice. We are also calling on the government to make sure that Zec chairperson [Justice] Rita Makarau should not hold two substantive positions and we hope that she will relinquish one of the positions without being coerced" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 1:29:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "We want to tell him that the people of Zimbabwe want this and that. They want free and fair elections. He has no option, but to meet us. He will have to because our concerns are legitimate," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:26:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "We want them to know that politics is not for them, but us civilian people. We are saying they should stay in barracks and protect us from external forces, not telling us who should be the next leader," "I am saying this from experience. I know how the military and CIO [Central Intelligence Organisation] are used to campaign for Zanu PF. We are saying that should end. People should not be afraid of the CIO and say they are partisan, but people must work with them in safeguarding our internal security" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:26:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "If you look at all the States in the Sadc region, they have changed their leaders several times since gaining independence. Their democracy has improved tremendously. That is what we also want. We should have a new President also, but that has to be done in a democratic way. That is why we are saying he should meet us and we usher in a new playing field for a democratic Zimbabwe," "We also want the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission to be reformed. We want (Zec chairperson) Justice Rita Makarau to go. She is not impartial in the discharge of her duties. We want the United Nations to help us run the elections so that we get a credible outcome" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:26:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "We want to tell him that the people of Zimbabwe want this and that. They want free and fair elections. He has no option, but to meet us. He will have to because our concerns are legitimate," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:54:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "We want them to know that politics is not for them, but us civilian people. We are saying they should stay in barracks and protect us from external forces, not telling us who should be the next leader," "I am saying this from experience. I know how the military and CIO [Central Intelligence Organisation] are used to campaign for Zanu PF. We are saying that should end. People should not be afraid of the CIO and say they are partisan, but people must work with them in safeguarding our internal security" External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:54:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "If you look at all the States in the Sadc region, they have changed their leaders several times since gaining independence. Their democracy has improved tremendously. That is what we also want. We should have a new President also, but that has to be done in a democratic way. That is why we are saying he should meet us and we usher in a new playing field for a democratic Zimbabwe," "We also want the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission to be reformed. We want (Zec chairperson) Justice Rita Makarau to go. She is not impartial in the discharge of her duties. We want the United Nations to help us run the elections so that we get a credible outcome" External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:54:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Solomon Mujuru ) : "I think the current government's officials who are responsible for security should tell us what really happened to Solomon. Officials such as those in the Central Intelligence Organisation should tell us everything because it is only fair for everyone if they do that," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 16, 2016 5:55:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Solomon Mujuru ) : “I think the current government’s officials who are responsible for security should tell us what really happened to Solomon. Officials such as those in the Central Intelligence Organisation should tell us everything because it is only fair for everyone if they do that,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 16, 2016 4:54:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “All we want is to win the 2018 elections, which will satisfy us. That is why we are saying there is more strength in unity and that is why we are also saying if we put all our brains together we are likely to come out at the top,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 16, 2016 2:55:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “soldiers have no place in politics and must be locked in barracks” “The army must only defend the country and not be involved in political wrangles, otherwise the concerned military leaders have to leave the army and go and join politics,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 16, 2016 2:55:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “All we want is to win the 2018 elections, which will satisfy us. That is why we are saying there is more strength in unity and that is why we are also saying if we put all our brains together we are likely to come out at the top,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 16, 2016 1:43:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “soldiers have no place in politics and must be locked in barracks” “The army must only defend the country and not be involved in political wrangles, otherwise the concerned military leaders have to leave the army and go and join politics,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 16, 2016 1:43:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "We don't want to see the army, police and the intelligence being involved in party politics" "We don't want to see soldiers campaigning for Zanu PF or any other party. They must stay in the barracks, not in rural areas intimidating our villagers," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 16, 2016 11:44:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "What is critical is that we are going to demonstrate and we shall do so in accordance with the country's laws. Police should uphold the law and respect our rights. I know they will do so," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 16, 2016 11:44:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "We will cross the bridge when we get to the river. What is critical is that we are going to demonstrate and we shall do so in accordance with the country's laws. Police should uphold the law and respect our rights. I know they will do so," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 16, 2016 10:28:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Takadzingwa muZanu-PF tinozvitenda kwazvo izvozvo, nekuti ndingadai ndiri kunyarira kupi izvozvi, ndainyara zvakaipa kwazvo (I am happy that I am out of Zanu-PF otherwise I would be facing this embarrasment), even those who are still in Zanu-PF are ashamed," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 10, 2016 1:35:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Takadzingwa muZanu PF tinozvitenda kwazvo izvozvo, nekuti ndingadai ndiri kunyarira kupi izvozvi, ndainyara zvakaipa kwazvo (I am happy that I am out of Zanu PF otherwise I would be facing this embarrasment), even those who are still in Zanu PF are ashamed,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 9, 2016 5:38:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “For Zanu PF I don’t think they can reach 2018. Very soon Mujuru will be going to State House. Zanu PF is now clueless. They do not know how to solve the current economic woes. You must not be afraid of confronting Mugabe peacefully. We need to be united as opposition parties to push Mugabe out,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, July 25, 2016 5:11:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “For Zanu PF I don’t think they can reach 2018. Very soon Mujuru will be going to State House. Zanu PF is now clueless. They do not know how to solve the current economic woes. You must not be afraid of confronting Mugabe peacefully. We need to be united as opposition parties to push Mugabe out,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, July 25, 2016 5:11:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “For Zanu PF I don’t think they can reach 2018. Very soon Mujuru will be going to State House. Zanu PF is now clueless. They do not know how to solve the current economic woes. You must not be afraid of confronting Mugabe peacefully. We need to be united as opposition parties to push Mugabe out,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, July 25, 2016 4:23:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “For Zanu PF I don’t think they can reach 2018. Very soon Mujuru will be going to State House. Zanu PF is now clueless. They do not know how to solve the current economic woes. You must not be afraid of confronting Mugabe peacefully. We need to be united as opposition parties to push Mugabe out,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, July 25, 2016 4:23:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “It is important for us as African people, as people of Zimbabwe particularly, to start to walk away from Egypt to Canaan. I would say there is need for an overhaul of all the processes in Zimbabwe, there is need for change in Zimbabwe,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, July 23, 2016 3:54:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “In my own opinion, we will work together as political parties without choosing a leader of the coalition because we have no mandate to do that. People are the only ones who have the mandate to choose a leader,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 20, 2016 6:44:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : “Demonstrations are part of our Constitution. We are protected by the Constitution and we hope those in authority will observe the law. We have got to do everything that is possible and when you want to climb a mountain do not be scared of the slopes. You must climb. And as you climb you may go down one step backward but that is part and parcel of climbing a mountain,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 20, 2016 6:44:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : “Demonstrations are part of our Constitution. We are protected by the Constitution and we hope those in authority will observe the law. We have got to do everything that is possible and when you want to climb a mountain do not be scared of the slopes. You must climb. And as you climb you may go down one step backward but that is part and parcel of climbing a mountain,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 20, 2016 2:52:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “In my own opinion, we will work together as political parties without choosing a leader of the coalition because we have no mandate to do that. People are the only ones who have the mandate to choose a leader,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 19, 2016 6:46:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : “I would say there is need for an overhaul of all the processes in Zimbabwe. There is need for change in Zimbabwe,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, July 15, 2016 3:05:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “I am very pleased with what is being done by Evan Mawarire and his supporters ... what they did has made the government to panic ...,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, July 15, 2016 3:05:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Munacho Mutezo ) : "He (Mutezo) has been a member of People First right from the beginning," External link

allafrica Thursday, June 9, 2016 2:48:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “I have not ceased to be a member of Zanu PF. I can only cease to be a member of Zanu PF in accordance with the provisions of Zanu PF’s constitution,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, March 17, 2015 3:05:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa argued : “My purported expulsion is obviously devoid of substance to be acted upon,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, March 13, 2015 3:41:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “I have not ceased to be a member of Zanu PF. I can only cease to be a member of Zanu PF in accordance with the provisions of Zanu PF constitution,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, March 13, 2015 3:41:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Contrary to expectations that your excellency would intervene objectively and restore sanity; you ominously joined the fray and became judge and juror, over all and sundry,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:21:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Constitutional amendments were railroaded before the congress in direct contravention of the constitutional provisions that regulate such amendments, in particular Article 30 of the party Constitution read with Section 253,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:21:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “This is based on the glaring summary suspensions, expulsions and direct malicious accusations of treason and singularisation of individuals by the president,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:21:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “We are confident of your desire to expeditiously resolve this fundamental and critical matter for the good of the valiant liberation party and legacy,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:21:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Connected to the illegality of the congress is the unlawfulness and unconstitutionality of certain appointments and decisions that were made and of certain constitutional amendments that were made,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:21:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “But baba ngavarege kufurirwa nepwere (the president should not be misled by political novices),” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, March 9, 2015 4:00:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “He (Mugabe) is a member of the executive and should stop interfering with the judiciary. Ngavaregedze macourts atonge zvipere (They should allow the courts to preside on the case freely),” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, March 9, 2015 4:00:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Jacob Mudenda ) : “I hope that our courts will be guided by law and not emotion. I want to believe that the judiciary will follow our law to the letter. Our speaker (Mudenda) is a member of the politburo which decided to expel me. He cannot be seen to be acting outside that decision which was made during his presence,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, March 9, 2015 4:00:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “I hear there is a plan to kill me during the campaign for the by-election in Headlands. That must be exposed,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, March 8, 2015 7:53:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Morgan Tsvangirai ) : “Tsvangirai should stop hiding behind unreasonable claims that soldiers are disturbing him. It is his inability to run his party that is making him a failure. He should just run his party in peace and if he has failed, he should find someone else to run it,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, March 8, 2015 7:53:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “There was no limit, no elasticity, and no boundaries with regards to the verbiage and diatribe that came from the first lady,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, March 5, 2015 4:19:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “All these allegations were baseless but the net result was that, an atmosphere of fear, intimidation, duress and hatred was created in the party, long before the congress,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, March 5, 2015 4:19:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa ajoute : "Mme Mugabe a déchaîné la haine, le mépris, la malveillance, la calomnie et la diffamation, ce qui n'était jamais arrivé à la ZANU-PF, même de la part de nos opposants politiques" External link

afp-fr Thursday, March 5, 2015 1:56:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "I am still in Zanu-PF. They are the ones who left the original Zanu-PF with their new constitution. Some of us stayed behind with our old constitution," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 5, 2015 1:06:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa stated : "Connected to the illegality of the congress is the unlawfulness and unconstitutionality of certain appointments and decisions that were made and of certain constitutional amendments that were made," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 5, 2015 10:48:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “They should not waste the people’s time and money. I can tell them my daily movements if they really want to know,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:57:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Ignatius Chombo ) : “I also wrote to Parliament to say Chombo and company do not belong to the same Zanu PF as me. They have no authority over me, they having come from an illegal congress whose authority is questionable and unlawful,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:57:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Connected to the illegality of the congress is the unlawfulness and unconstitutionality of certain appointments and decisions that were made and of certain constitutional amendments that were made,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:57:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa added : “The failure by the respondents to hold an election at its Congress for the position of Vice President and second secretaries and the national chairperson was unlawful and in breach of the first respondent’s Constitution,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:57:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “There was no limit, no elasticity, and no boundaries with regards to the verbiage and diatribe that came from the first lady,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:57:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “With the second respondent (Mugabe)’s advancing age, the competition and the battle to succeed him, continued arresting and affecting our party,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:57:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister9.38%EN11/22/201622/11/2016
former state security minister1.25%EN10/29/201629/10/2016
state security minister1.25%EN10/29/201629/10/2016
security minister1.25%EN10/29/201629/10/2016
secretary0.62%EN09/05/201605/09/2016
secretary for administration62.50%EN07/05/201605/07/2016
former secretary of administration1.88%EN03/09/201509/03/2015
former secretary for administration4.38%EN02/27/201527/02/2015
ally1.88%EN01/22/201522/01/2015
administration secretary2.50%EN11/26/201326/11/2013
minister5.62%DE11/25/201325/11/2013
minister5.62%NL11/25/201325/11/2013
national secretary for administration1.88%EN11/25/201325/11/2013
Names Lang Count
Didymus MutasaEN79.38%
Didymus MutasaEU9.75%
Didymus MutasaPT9.75%
Didymus MutasaFR0.65%
Didymus MutasaSA0.33%
DIDYMUS MUTASAEN0.13%


 
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Douglas Mwonzora told ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : “It is a civil dispute with people who are calling themselves his former lawyers and they want some money from him but we have since established that Mr Mutasa was in fact represented by Professor (Lovemore) Madhuku and not by the lawyers in question,” External link

newzimbabwe Sunday, February 19, 2017 11:22:00 PM EAT

Douglas Mahiya added ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : "We have met Mutasa and his group so we will try to arrange for a meeting with the Mujuru camp," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 19, 2017 4:34:00 PM EAT

Alex Magaisa said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : “There is a procedure to be followed when amending the constitution. That procedure exists for a good reason. It is so that the constitution is not amended at the mere whim of individuals or a faction,” “In the case of Zanu PF it is plain that the procedure was not followed and that this is a contravention of Zanu PF’s own constitution. So Mutasa has a right to seek redress so that the constitution is adhered to,” External link

theindependent Friday, March 20, 2015 3:52:00 AM EAT

Chris Mhike said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : “Any citizen, including Mutasa, has a right to approach courts of law for legal remedies, about any subject matter,” “Even foreigners, at least in terms of certain sections of the constitution that refer to ‘everyone’, are protected by the law” External link

theindependent Friday, March 20, 2015 3:52:00 AM EAT

Samuel Undenge said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : “Didymus Mutasa has been expelled from Zanu PF and has also been recalled from Parliament, and so that necessitates the by-election. This morning, I was in Rusape meeting with aspiring candidates. We had many of them, they came up to more than 15,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, March 16, 2015 4:39:00 PM EAT

Jacob Mudenda said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : "In the case of MDC, there was a dispute of leadership; two groups were claiming the same name and subsequently they went to court and Mutasa only complained about due process, that was all l had. That's a huge difference," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 9, 2015 1:08:00 PM EAT

Jacob Mudenda said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : "In the case of MDC, there was a dispute of leadership; two groups were claiming the same name and subsequently they went to court and Mutasa only complained about due process, that was all l had. That's a huge difference," External link

allafrica Sunday, March 8, 2015 5:02:00 PM EAT

Morgan Tsvangirai said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : "He then goes on to warn judges not to handle (Didymus) Mutasa's case. This shows that there is no rule of law in Zimbabwe. With no rule of law how can we attract investors," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, March 8, 2015 3:49:00 PM EAT

Morgan Tsvangirai said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : “He then goes on to warn judges not to handle (Didymus) Mutasa’s case. This shows that there is no rule of law in Zimbabwe. With no rule of law how can we attract investors,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, March 8, 2015 2:28:00 PM EAT

Obert Gutu said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : “Mutasa is now witnessing for himself how painful and frustrating it is for competing political players to deal with the terroristic and violent nature of Zanu PF campaign tactics,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, March 8, 2015 7:53:00 AM EAT

Jacob Mudenda said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : “I am not going to comment on the matter as it is the responsibility of his party and I can comment on his Parliament status as I am required by law to declare a vacancy in their constituencies after I have received the (Mutasa) letter,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, March 6, 2015 2:55:00 PM EAT

Alex Magaisa said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : “In this case, involving his own party and Mutasa, he has taken on the role of judge in regard to the merits of Mutasa’s arguments, presumably against expulsion from Parliament. Quite how he justifies this totally different attitude and approach in this case is not altogether clear at present,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, March 6, 2015 2:55:00 PM EAT

Obert Gutu said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : "We're calling on them to impartially uphold the provisions of the constitution. We're saying if the Speaker could promptly accede to the request to recall Mutasa and Mliswa then on what basis should he then refuse to accede to the MDC request to recall the 18 rebel members of Parliament. The Mliswa and Mutasa case is similar to that of the MDC-T rebel MPs," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 6, 2015 11:18:00 AM EAT

Jacob Mudenda said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : “I want to announce vacancies in the National Assembly,” “As of 19th February 2015, Zanu PF notified Parliament that both Didymus Mutasa and Temba Mliswa have ceased to be members of Zanu PF, and therefore they are no longer the representatives of the party in the National Assembly” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:57:00 PM EAT

Jacob Mudenda said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : “I am not going to comment on the matter as it is the responsibility of his party and I can comment on his Parliament status as I am required by law to declare a vacancy in their constituencies after I have received the (Mutasa) letter,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:57:00 PM EAT

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Didymus Mutasa said : “Party members should not spend most of their time on trivial issues since it creates factionalism,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “You were talking about the issue of weevils here. Way back we used to treat weevils by spraying gamatox (pesticide) and they would all die. Our weevils, if you know about them, which we are castigating now, please apply gamatox on them,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Party members should not spend most of their time on trivial issues since it creates factionalism," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:48:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "You were talking about the issue of weevils here. Way back we used to treat weevils by spraying gamatox (pesticide) and they would all die. Our weevils, if you know about them, which we are castigating now, please apply gamatox on them," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:48:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “When we gained independence, we were talking about the establishment of a one-party state … but that did not fit with the democracy of the Western world. Now we should do everything we can to bring everyone back to the party, including him (Mugabe). He worked for Zanu PF more than anyone else, and I don’t think there is anyone who can dispute that. He should, therefore, be brought back into the party” External link

zimeye Friday, April 12, 2019 1:31:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "He should therefore be brought back into the party," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "If you look at other countries like Tanzania, they have arranged themselves very well, especially their ruling party, and that is what we want to see in our party," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa added : "I was with him during the war and we came together, lived together and worked together. But of course, I had my own dagger just in case," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “When we gained independence, we were talking about the establishment of a one-party state … but that did not fit with the democracy of the Western world. Now we should do everything we can to bring everyone back to the party, including him (Mugabe). He worked for Zanu PF more than anyone else, and I don’t think there is anyone who can dispute that. He should, therefore, be brought back into the party” External link

zimeye Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “He did not tell me that he did not like it, but he had to organise the party youth at one time when members of the party were in a Politburo meeting, to chide at me downstairs,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, April 10, 2019 9:16:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “He did not tell me that he did not like it, but he had to organise the party youth at one time when members of the party were in a Politburo meeting, to chide at me downstairs,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, April 10, 2019 2:12:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "It is the former president and his wife who pushed us out because he wanted to elevate his wife to become president. Let him hear now that I have rejoined Zanu-PF," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:46:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “It happened a long time ago. I have been back in the party for sometime now, unless they expel me again. In the first place I never resigned,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 9, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Joyce Mujuru ) : "Now that there is freedom in Zimbabwe let them do as they please, but let them not jump from one party to another. They jumped from (the then ZPF led by Joice) Mujuru and then came to us and they jumped from us to join the (Zimbabwe People First led by Agrippa) Mutambara, now they are going back to Zanu-PF. It's very funny," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, December 5, 2017 2:33:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “What is needed is an inclusive government to run the affairs of Zimbabwe until a time it is right to have elections,” External link

leadership Saturday, November 18, 2017 7:52:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "I have got a soft heart for everybody, not only Mnangagwa but anybody who is treated unfairly. However, in this case I don't think Mnangagwa was treated unfairly," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 13, 2017 9:09:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "There are bad things that he did and they have been exposed now and the question is why they were keeping it all along because they were known even way back," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 13, 2017 9:09:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told ( about Kudakwashe Bhasikiti ) : “The documents authored by Bhasikiti, yes they are true. But they are entirely Bhasikiti documents. We the elders are going to respond to questions like we are doing now. But we have nothing to do with it because as you know Bhasikiti and Mutambara had left the elders,” External link

zimeye Thursday, October 26, 2017 7:34:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told ( about Kudakwashe Bhasikiti ) : “The documents authored by Bhasikiti, yes they are true. But they are entirely Bhasikiti documents. We the elders are going to respond to questions like we are doing now. But we have nothing to do with it because as you know Bhasikiti and Mutambara had left the elders,” External link

zimeye Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:01:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Morgan Tsvangirai ) : "As I said before I think Tsvangirai is the most experienced opposition leader, he has got a huge following unlike other opposition leaders. I am willing to talk to anybody who wants to see a better Zimbabwe. I am ready even to engage Tsvangirai," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:58:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told ( about Morgan Tsvangirai ) : "That is why some of us will always say if we want to get there as a country, Tsvangirai should be left to do things that he knows best not to say he must now take a back seat when he is the one who has a proven track record," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:58:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Morgan Tsvangirai ) : “As I said before I think Tsvangirai is the most experienced opposition leader, he has got a huge following unlike other opposition leaders. I am willing to talk to anybody who wants to see a better Zimbabwe. I am ready even to engage Tsvangirai,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:19:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told ( about Morgan Tsvangirai ) : “That is why some of us will always say if we want to get there as a country, Tsvangirai should be left to do things that he knows best not to say he must now take a back seat when he is the one who has a proven track record,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:19:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "There was a predominantly Zezuru group known as Committee of 26 that I understand was led by a pioneering black businessman. They had unfettered access to Mugabe and he knew about them. They were capable of causing a Cabinet reshuffle," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, October 21, 2017 9:56:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "The struggle years were littered with bloody tribal clashes, the issues around (Noel) Mukono, (John) Mataure and (Thomas) Nhari all of Manyika extraction and the deaths of Chitepo point to an evil tribal axis at the time between Mugabe and a Karanga clique led by (Josiah) Tongogara and others," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, October 21, 2017 9:56:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa added ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "Mnangagwa can be fired just as we were ... He is the one who created the one-centre of power that is now haunting him. Yes, Mnangagwa might be supported by some army generals, but certainly not by everyone," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 17, 2017 5:17:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "Mnangagwa was released because he was Zambian, I am not sure about his age but then we were told that he was released because he was under age," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 18, 2017 8:54:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : “I am lucky here that I depend on borehole water and if I was using Harare water, I would not be able to pay, I am poverty stricken,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, August 4, 2017 11:30:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “I am weighing my options but I should first talk to my kids who are based overseas and hear what they have to say on whether I should go or not,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, August 4, 2017 11:30:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “So they should stop lying; if they don’t want me there they should just say so. (Mugabe’s spokesperson, George) Charamba spoke as the president’s spokesperson, but does it concern him? The case is between me and the president,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, August 4, 2017 11:30:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "I am weighing my options but I should first talk to my kids who are based overseas and hear what they have to say on whether I should go or not," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 4, 2017 5:38:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "So they should stop lying; if they don't want me there they should just say so. (Mugabe's spokesperson, George) Charamba spoke as the president's spokesperson, but does it concern him? The case is between me and the president," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 4, 2017 5:38:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : “I am lucky here that I depend on borehole water and if I was using Harare water, I would not be able to pay, I am poverty stricken,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, August 4, 2017 4:05:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “I am weighing my options but I should first talk to my kids who are based overseas and hear what they have to say on whether I should go or not,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, August 4, 2017 4:05:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “So they should stop lying; if they don’t want me there they should just say so. (Mugabe’s spokesperson, George) Charamba spoke as the president’s spokesperson, but does it concern him? The case is between me and the president,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, August 4, 2017 4:05:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "They (friends) are scared to help me. I have a case of a businessman who approached me wanting to assist me till my farm and begged me to never ever tell anyone that he had assisted me. Two of them, three of them have approached me and that is the fear I have been describing. It's very serious. They are very scared," "What is happening now is happening in exactly the same manner as it happened when I got arrested in the 1970s by the (Ian) Smith regime. The fear I was talking to you about exists…But as we fought, many in Zanu-PF had hoped that the Zimbabwe People First would win (the 2018 elections) and then they would have wanted to come later and reap where they didn't sow" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 2, 2017 6:43:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa states ( about Rover Sport ) : "The Range Rover vehicle is second applicant's ministerial issue. It is still registered in the name of the State although I have an option to purchase it. It is therefore State property which cannot be attached or executed upon, let alone removed. I have not yet been given the go ahead to purchase it," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 2, 2017 6:43:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Should we not receive any such retraction and public apology by close of business this Friday 24 February 2017 we will proceed with our clients’ further instructions to sue you in the High Court the combined amount of $5 million,” External link

newzimbabwe Thursday, February 23, 2017 10:23:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "I mean, his wife (Grace) has more or less mentioned it and (one of Zanu-PF's leading candidates to succeed Mugabe, Vice President Emmerson) Mnangagwa should know that too," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 19, 2017 4:34:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "You are probably going to see new leadership very soon, that is all I can say because we want to find somebody who is acceptable to the people of this country," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 12, 2017 3:45:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "The talks for a grand coalition still go on. I have talked to (opposition leader Morgan) Tsvangirai and also senior members of his party like Amai (Theresa) Makone and (Morgen) Komichi and they feel most upset about what has happened ... and we are ready ourselves to join others to work together to get rid of the suffering of our people," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 12, 2017 3:45:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "I mean, his wife (Grace) has more or less mentioned it and (one of Zanu-PF's leading candidates to succeed Mugabe, Vice President Emmerson) Mnangagwa should know that too," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 12, 2017 3:45:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Tsvangirai phoned me about what is happening and I told him that he should ask Mujuru," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, February 11, 2017 4:15:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa added : "An intelligent Mujuru would not have expelled VaGumbo and Mutasa. She has not got even a modicum of intelligence," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, February 11, 2017 4:15:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Tsvangirai phoned me about what is happening and I told him that he should ask Mujuru," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, February 11, 2017 3:29:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa added : "An intelligent Mujuru would not have expelled VaGumbo and Mutasa. She has not got even a modicum of intelligence," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, February 11, 2017 3:29:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "What sort of a leader is she that we should go and bow down to her when in fact, we are the ones who made her that leader? There is no reason for that. In fact, we are thoroughly fed up with her leadership" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 9, 2017 11:26:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Grace Mugabe ) : "We didn't hold cabinet meetings in Mugabe's absence because he is the one who chairs the meetings," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 27, 2017 5:57:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Grace Mugabe ) : “We didn’t hold cabinet meetings in Mugabe’s absence because he is the one who chairs the meetings,” External link

newzimbabwe Thursday, January 26, 2017 6:20:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Bikita West ) : "It has been proposed that we work with our colleagues in the MDC and have VaTsvangirai address the people of Bikita along with our president (Mujuru) . . . please check with Colonel (Claudius) Makova, who is our point person, to see how far these plans have gone," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 9, 2017 12:22:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "For Zanu-PF, I don't think they can reach 2018 . . . Zanu-PF is now clueless. They do not know how to solve the current economic woes," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, December 12, 2016 5:32:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “For Zanu PF, I don’t think they can reach 2018 . . . Zanu PF is now clueless. They do not know how to solve the current economic woes,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, December 12, 2016 4:03:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Joyce Mujuru ) : "I was expelled from Zanu PF because I supported Mujuru. I will continue to support her," External link

allafrica Tuesday, November 1, 2016 4:43:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "After that meeting, Mugabe then called me and we had a two-hour meeting before the politburo. " External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, November 1, 2016 11:41:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “What surprises us is that the attack took place when Mugabe was speaking about reforming the United Nations. He is speaking about reforms when he is ignoring calls for reforms back home,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, September 27, 2016 12:36:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “I am not aware of that and the last time I checked I was told there was no activity this week. Maybe it was organised at constituency level but we were not informed at the national level,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, September 24, 2016 5:44:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "I don't quite understand why Mugabe's administration is boyish. Those who work for Mugabe used tear gas and beaten up people doing a peaceful march. When this is presented to the international community it will tarnish Mugabe's image," "Mugabe is doing the same thing that (former Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian) Smith did to him on Tsvangirai and Amai Mujuru. I don't quite understand why his administration is doing this" External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, September 18, 2016 5:21:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : “However, I must emphasise that we are not afraid of police brutality. It was done to Mugabe and other Zimbabweans by the British and we are surprised that he is not ashamed by what he is doing to us now,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, September 18, 2016 2:06:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "I don't quite understand why Mugabe's administration is boyish. Those who work for Mugabe used tear gas and beaten up people doing a peaceful march. When this is presented to the international community it will tarnish Mugabe's image," "Mugabe is doing the same thing that (former Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian) Smith did to him on Tsvangirai and Amai Mujuru. I don't quite understand why his administration is doing this" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, September 18, 2016 1:40:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "I don't quite understand why Mugabe's administration is boyish. Those who work for Mugabe used tear gas and beaten up people doing a peaceful march. When this is presented to the international community it will tarnish Mugabe's image," "Mugabe is doing the same thing that (former Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian) Smith did to him on Tsvangirai and Amai Mujuru. I don't quite understand why his administration is doing this" External link

allafrica Sunday, September 18, 2016 10:46:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “I don’t quite understand why Mugabe’s administration is boyish. Those who work for Mugabe used tear gas and beaten up people doing a peaceful march. When this is presented to the international community it will tarnish Mugabe’s image,” “Mugabe is doing the same thing that (former Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian) Smith did to him on Tsvangirai and Amai Mujuru. I don’t quite understand why his administration is doing this” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, September 18, 2016 5:51:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 16, 2016 4:15:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together," External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 16, 2016 4:15:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Our message to the people of Zimbabwe is that they must come out in large numbers in the various towns and districts across the country to express in a loud way the national demand for a truly credible election in 2018,” External link

insiderzim Friday, September 16, 2016 2:27:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Our message to the people of Zimbabwe is that they must come out in large numbers in the various towns and districts across the country to express in a loud way the national demand for a truly credible election in 2018,” External link

insiderzim Thursday, September 15, 2016 4:38:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Our message to the people of Zimbabwe is that they must come out in large numbers in the various towns and districts across the country to express in a loud way the national demand for a truly credible election in 2018,” External link

insiderzim Thursday, September 15, 2016 10:38:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Our message to the people of Zimbabwe is that they must come out in large numbers in the various towns and districts across the country to express in a loud way the national demand for a truly credible election in 2018,” External link

insiderzim Wednesday, September 14, 2016 8:23:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : “Only two members of each party are going to attend the meeting and it’s a futile exercise on their (Zec) part,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, September 7, 2016 8:22:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : “Only two members of each party are going to attend the meeting and it’s a futile exercise on their (Zec) part,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, September 7, 2016 7:34:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : “We fought for freedom, and then they expelled us from their party. They should let us fight for our democratic rights. They want to protect themselves from the will of the people but will now suffer from their sins,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, September 5, 2016 12:45:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country where I have observed with my own eyes the state breaking its own laws and it's the state starting violence by attacking people who had gathered together throwing teargas at them and hitting them with water cannons," "I have never seen that anywhere in the world except today in Zimbabwe" External link

allafrica Wednesday, August 31, 2016 5:58:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "It (protests) must continue up to the date that we vote, and vote Mugabe out of power," External link

allafrica Wednesday, August 31, 2016 5:58:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "To this end, Nera will tomorrow formally advise the court that the sanctioned demonstration never took place as the police, in a brazen act of contempt of court, violently stopped citizens from marching on the sanctioned route," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, August 29, 2016 9:09:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "To this end, Nera will tomorrow formally advise the court that the sanctioned demonstration never took place as the police, in a brazen act of contempt of court, violently stopped citizens from marching on the sanctioned route," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 29, 2016 7:41:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “To this end, Nera will tomorrow formally advise the court that the sanctioned demonstration never took place as the police, in a brazen act of contempt of court, violently stopped citizens from marching on the sanctioned route,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, August 29, 2016 6:54:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “That is what we hope she would do without being coerced” External link

theindependent Monday, August 29, 2016 2:55:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Commission ) : “We have called this press conference to announce that tomorrow’s march to press for comprehensive electoral reforms is going ahead as planned. As political parties, we call upon the people of Zimbabwe to come out in their numbers so that we make a loud national expression to demand comprehensive electoral reforms that will ensure that we move away from the culture of contested electoral outcomes,” “During our march tomorrow, we will hand over a petition to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission and the procession will culminate in an address to the people by the leaders of the political parties” External link

theindependent Monday, August 29, 2016 2:55:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “We are calling on Zimbabweans to come out in their numbers tomorrow in support of this legitimate cause of demanding a truly free and fair election. We are also calling on Sadc, specifically the current chair of Sadc, to remain seized with the issue of Zimbabwe and to ensure that the electoral field in this country is levelled ahead of the next election,” “Sadc must remain seized with the issue of Zimbabwe where the current unravelling economic crisis is just but a mirror of the underlying political crisis of legitimacy. As political parties, we have complied with the law in that we have notified the police of our peaceful march tomorrow” External link

theindependent Monday, August 29, 2016 2:55:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : “If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today,” External link

redpepper Saturday, August 27, 2016 1:44:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together,” External link

redpepper Saturday, August 27, 2016 1:44:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “will continue until the day we vote” External link

scmp Saturday, August 27, 2016 1:32:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, August 27, 2016 1:17:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, August 27, 2016 1:17:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 27, 2016 11:52:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 27, 2016 11:52:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been the worst day that I have lived in the country that I have observed with my own eyes, the State breaking its own laws and the State starting violence by attacking people who had gathered together throwing teargas and hitting them with water cannons," "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case, we are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today. We are going to request another opportunity to demonstrate here in Harare, and if that is thwarted, then our demonstration capacity will also be extended" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 27, 2016 11:05:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "And this mess, it's a real mess, will end. The protests will continue until we vote Mugabe out of power," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 27, 2016 11:05:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

reuters-en Saturday, August 27, 2016 10:53:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together," External link

reuters-en Saturday, August 27, 2016 10:53:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “will continue until the day we vote,” External link

japantimes Saturday, August 27, 2016 8:44:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Commission ) : "We have called this press conference to announce that tomorrow's march to press for comprehensive electoral reforms is going ahead as planned. As political parties, we call upon the people of Zimbabwe to come out in their numbers so that we make a loud national expression to demand comprehensive electoral reforms that will ensure that we move away from the culture of contested electoral outcomes," "During our march tomorrow, we will hand over a petition to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission and the procession will culminate in an address to the people by the leaders of the political parties" External link

allafrica Saturday, August 27, 2016 8:34:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "We are calling on Zimbabweans to come out in their numbers tomorrow in support of this legitimate cause of demanding a truly free and fair election. We are also calling on Sadc, specifically the current chair of Sadc, to remain seized with the issue of Zimbabwe and to ensure that the electoral field in this country is levelled ahead of the next election," "Sadc must remain seized with the issue of Zimbabwe where the current unravelling economic crisis is just but a mirror of the underlying political crisis of legitimacy. As political parties, we have complied with the law in that we have notified the police of our peaceful march tomorrow" External link

allafrica Saturday, August 27, 2016 8:34:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "will continue until the day we vote" External link

digitaljournal Saturday, August 27, 2016 6:47:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "will continue until the day we vote" External link

enca Saturday, August 27, 2016 6:22:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa prévenu : «Ces manifestations vont continuer jusqu'au jour où nous voterons. Nous allons faire la même chose vendredi prochain» External link

tdg Saturday, August 27, 2016 3:10:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa prévenu : «Ces manifestations vont continuer jusqu'au jour où nous voterons. Nous allons faire la même chose vendredi prochain» External link

lematin-CH Saturday, August 27, 2016 3:08:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa prévenu : «Ces manifestations vont continuer jusqu'au jour où nous voterons. Nous allons faire la même chose vendredi prochain» External link

lematin-CH Saturday, August 27, 2016 2:49:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa prévenu : "Ces manifestations vont continuer jusqu'au jour où nous voterons. Nous allons faire la même chose vendredi prochain" External link

afp-fr Saturday, August 27, 2016 12:38:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

thestar-my Saturday, August 27, 2016 12:31:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together," External link

thestar-my Saturday, August 27, 2016 12:31:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

reuters-af Saturday, August 27, 2016 12:12:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

reuters Saturday, August 27, 2016 12:06:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together," External link

reuters Saturday, August 27, 2016 12:06:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "will continue until the day we vote," External link

afp-en Saturday, August 27, 2016 12:04:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

npr Friday, August 26, 2016 11:20:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "will continue until the day we vote," External link

enca Friday, August 26, 2016 9:26:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, August 26, 2016 9:09:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, August 26, 2016 9:09:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "will continue until the day we vote," External link

iafrica Friday, August 26, 2016 8:49:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 26, 2016 8:46:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "will continue until the day we vote," External link

thetimes-za Friday, August 26, 2016 8:29:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

trust2 Friday, August 26, 2016 8:18:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together," External link

trust2 Friday, August 26, 2016 8:18:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "will continue until the day we vote," External link

thetimes-za Friday, August 26, 2016 7:50:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

thestar-my Friday, August 26, 2016 7:26:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together," External link

thestar-my Friday, August 26, 2016 7:26:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “will continue until the day we vote,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, August 26, 2016 7:22:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : "If that was intended to cow us from demonstrating, I want to say the opposite has been the case. We are going next Friday to do exactly the same as we have done today," External link

reuters-en Friday, August 26, 2016 6:53:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Today has been for me the worst day that I have lived in this country, where I have observed with my own eyes, the state breaking its own laws and the state starting violence by attacking people who were just gathered together," External link

reuters-en Friday, August 26, 2016 6:53:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa prévenu : "Ces manifestations vont continuer jusqu'au jour où nous voterons. Nous allons faire la même chose vendredi prochain" External link

afp-fr Friday, August 26, 2016 6:36:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Commission ) : "We have called this press conference to announce that tomorrow's march to press for comprehensive electoral reforms is going ahead as planned. As political parties, we call upon the people of Zimbabwe to come out in their numbers so that we make a loud national expression to demand comprehensive electoral reforms that will ensure that we move away from the culture of contested electoral outcomes," "During our march tomorrow, we will hand over a petition to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission and the procession will culminate in an address to the people by the leaders of the political parties" External link

allafrica Friday, August 26, 2016 3:17:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "We are calling on Zimbabweans to come out in their numbers tomorrow in support of this legitimate cause of demanding a truly free and fair election. We are also calling on Sadc, specifically the current chair of Sadc, to remain seized with the issue of Zimbabwe and to ensure that the electoral field in this country is levelled ahead of the next election," "Sadc must remain seized with the issue of Zimbabwe where the current unravelling economic crisis is just but a mirror of the underlying political crisis of legitimacy. As political parties, we have complied with the law in that we have notified the police of our peaceful march tomorrow" External link

allafrica Friday, August 26, 2016 3:17:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Commission ) : "We have called this press conference to announce that tomorrow's march to press for comprehensive electoral reforms is going ahead as planned. As political parties, we call upon the people of Zimbabwe to come out in their numbers so that we make a loud national expression to demand comprehensive electoral reforms that will ensure that we move away from the culture of contested electoral outcomes," "During our march tomorrow, we will hand over a petition to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission and the procession will culminate in an address to the people by the leaders of the political parties" External link

allafrica Friday, August 26, 2016 2:54:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "We are calling on Zimbabweans to come out in their numbers tomorrow in support of this legitimate cause of demanding a truly free and fair election. We are also calling on Sadc, specifically the current chair of Sadc, to remain seized with the issue of Zimbabwe and to ensure that the electoral field in this country is levelled ahead of the next election," "Sadc must remain seized with the issue of Zimbabwe where the current unravelling economic crisis is just but a mirror of the underlying political crisis of legitimacy. As political parties, we have complied with the law in that we have notified the police of our peaceful march tomorrow" External link

allafrica Friday, August 26, 2016 2:54:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “There is nothing hindering the coalition except people’s minds which are closed that in numbers there is strength and that in unity there’s strength, and that is very appropriate” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 23, 2016 6:44:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "We deliberated on the purpose of our mega demonstration on Friday. We agreed we will invite all interested parties, people and civil society organisations in Zimbabwe to take part in the demonstration," "We seek, among other things, that Zec should be independent and not continue to be under the Ministry of Justice. We are also calling on the government to make sure that Zec chairperson [Justice] Rita Makarau should not hold two substantive positions and we hope that she will relinquish one of the positions without being coerced" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 1:29:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "We want to tell him that the people of Zimbabwe want this and that. They want free and fair elections. He has no option, but to meet us. He will have to because our concerns are legitimate," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:26:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "We want them to know that politics is not for them, but us civilian people. We are saying they should stay in barracks and protect us from external forces, not telling us who should be the next leader," "I am saying this from experience. I know how the military and CIO [Central Intelligence Organisation] are used to campaign for Zanu PF. We are saying that should end. People should not be afraid of the CIO and say they are partisan, but people must work with them in safeguarding our internal security" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:26:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "If you look at all the States in the Sadc region, they have changed their leaders several times since gaining independence. Their democracy has improved tremendously. That is what we also want. We should have a new President also, but that has to be done in a democratic way. That is why we are saying he should meet us and we usher in a new playing field for a democratic Zimbabwe," "We also want the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission to be reformed. We want (Zec chairperson) Justice Rita Makarau to go. She is not impartial in the discharge of her duties. We want the United Nations to help us run the elections so that we get a credible outcome" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:26:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "We want to tell him that the people of Zimbabwe want this and that. They want free and fair elections. He has no option, but to meet us. He will have to because our concerns are legitimate," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:54:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "We want them to know that politics is not for them, but us civilian people. We are saying they should stay in barracks and protect us from external forces, not telling us who should be the next leader," "I am saying this from experience. I know how the military and CIO [Central Intelligence Organisation] are used to campaign for Zanu PF. We are saying that should end. People should not be afraid of the CIO and say they are partisan, but people must work with them in safeguarding our internal security" External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:54:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "If you look at all the States in the Sadc region, they have changed their leaders several times since gaining independence. Their democracy has improved tremendously. That is what we also want. We should have a new President also, but that has to be done in a democratic way. That is why we are saying he should meet us and we usher in a new playing field for a democratic Zimbabwe," "We also want the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission to be reformed. We want (Zec chairperson) Justice Rita Makarau to go. She is not impartial in the discharge of her duties. We want the United Nations to help us run the elections so that we get a credible outcome" External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:54:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Solomon Mujuru ) : "I think the current government's officials who are responsible for security should tell us what really happened to Solomon. Officials such as those in the Central Intelligence Organisation should tell us everything because it is only fair for everyone if they do that," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 16, 2016 5:55:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Solomon Mujuru ) : “I think the current government’s officials who are responsible for security should tell us what really happened to Solomon. Officials such as those in the Central Intelligence Organisation should tell us everything because it is only fair for everyone if they do that,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 16, 2016 4:54:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “All we want is to win the 2018 elections, which will satisfy us. That is why we are saying there is more strength in unity and that is why we are also saying if we put all our brains together we are likely to come out at the top,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 16, 2016 2:55:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “soldiers have no place in politics and must be locked in barracks” “The army must only defend the country and not be involved in political wrangles, otherwise the concerned military leaders have to leave the army and go and join politics,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 16, 2016 2:55:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “All we want is to win the 2018 elections, which will satisfy us. That is why we are saying there is more strength in unity and that is why we are also saying if we put all our brains together we are likely to come out at the top,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 16, 2016 1:43:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “soldiers have no place in politics and must be locked in barracks” “The army must only defend the country and not be involved in political wrangles, otherwise the concerned military leaders have to leave the army and go and join politics,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 16, 2016 1:43:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "We don't want to see the army, police and the intelligence being involved in party politics" "We don't want to see soldiers campaigning for Zanu PF or any other party. They must stay in the barracks, not in rural areas intimidating our villagers," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 16, 2016 11:44:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "What is critical is that we are going to demonstrate and we shall do so in accordance with the country's laws. Police should uphold the law and respect our rights. I know they will do so," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 16, 2016 11:44:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "We will cross the bridge when we get to the river. What is critical is that we are going to demonstrate and we shall do so in accordance with the country's laws. Police should uphold the law and respect our rights. I know they will do so," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 16, 2016 10:28:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "Takadzingwa muZanu-PF tinozvitenda kwazvo izvozvo, nekuti ndingadai ndiri kunyarira kupi izvozvi, ndainyara zvakaipa kwazvo (I am happy that I am out of Zanu-PF otherwise I would be facing this embarrasment), even those who are still in Zanu-PF are ashamed," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 10, 2016 1:35:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Takadzingwa muZanu PF tinozvitenda kwazvo izvozvo, nekuti ndingadai ndiri kunyarira kupi izvozvi, ndainyara zvakaipa kwazvo (I am happy that I am out of Zanu PF otherwise I would be facing this embarrasment), even those who are still in Zanu PF are ashamed,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 9, 2016 5:38:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “For Zanu PF I don’t think they can reach 2018. Very soon Mujuru will be going to State House. Zanu PF is now clueless. They do not know how to solve the current economic woes. You must not be afraid of confronting Mugabe peacefully. We need to be united as opposition parties to push Mugabe out,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, July 25, 2016 5:11:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “For Zanu PF I don’t think they can reach 2018. Very soon Mujuru will be going to State House. Zanu PF is now clueless. They do not know how to solve the current economic woes. You must not be afraid of confronting Mugabe peacefully. We need to be united as opposition parties to push Mugabe out,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, July 25, 2016 5:11:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “For Zanu PF I don’t think they can reach 2018. Very soon Mujuru will be going to State House. Zanu PF is now clueless. They do not know how to solve the current economic woes. You must not be afraid of confronting Mugabe peacefully. We need to be united as opposition parties to push Mugabe out,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, July 25, 2016 4:23:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “For Zanu PF I don’t think they can reach 2018. Very soon Mujuru will be going to State House. Zanu PF is now clueless. They do not know how to solve the current economic woes. You must not be afraid of confronting Mugabe peacefully. We need to be united as opposition parties to push Mugabe out,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, July 25, 2016 4:23:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “It is important for us as African people, as people of Zimbabwe particularly, to start to walk away from Egypt to Canaan. I would say there is need for an overhaul of all the processes in Zimbabwe, there is need for change in Zimbabwe,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, July 23, 2016 3:54:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “In my own opinion, we will work together as political parties without choosing a leader of the coalition because we have no mandate to do that. People are the only ones who have the mandate to choose a leader,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 20, 2016 6:44:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : “Demonstrations are part of our Constitution. We are protected by the Constitution and we hope those in authority will observe the law. We have got to do everything that is possible and when you want to climb a mountain do not be scared of the slopes. You must climb. And as you climb you may go down one step backward but that is part and parcel of climbing a mountain,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 20, 2016 6:44:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : “Demonstrations are part of our Constitution. We are protected by the Constitution and we hope those in authority will observe the law. We have got to do everything that is possible and when you want to climb a mountain do not be scared of the slopes. You must climb. And as you climb you may go down one step backward but that is part and parcel of climbing a mountain,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 20, 2016 2:52:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “In my own opinion, we will work together as political parties without choosing a leader of the coalition because we have no mandate to do that. People are the only ones who have the mandate to choose a leader,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 19, 2016 6:46:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa told : “I would say there is need for an overhaul of all the processes in Zimbabwe. There is need for change in Zimbabwe,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, July 15, 2016 3:05:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “I am very pleased with what is being done by Evan Mawarire and his supporters ... what they did has made the government to panic ...,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, July 15, 2016 3:05:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Munacho Mutezo ) : "He (Mutezo) has been a member of People First right from the beginning," External link

allafrica Thursday, June 9, 2016 2:48:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “I have not ceased to be a member of Zanu PF. I can only cease to be a member of Zanu PF in accordance with the provisions of Zanu PF’s constitution,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, March 17, 2015 3:05:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa argued : “My purported expulsion is obviously devoid of substance to be acted upon,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, March 13, 2015 3:41:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “I have not ceased to be a member of Zanu PF. I can only cease to be a member of Zanu PF in accordance with the provisions of Zanu PF constitution,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, March 13, 2015 3:41:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Contrary to expectations that your excellency would intervene objectively and restore sanity; you ominously joined the fray and became judge and juror, over all and sundry,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:21:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Constitutional amendments were railroaded before the congress in direct contravention of the constitutional provisions that regulate such amendments, in particular Article 30 of the party Constitution read with Section 253,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:21:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “This is based on the glaring summary suspensions, expulsions and direct malicious accusations of treason and singularisation of individuals by the president,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:21:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “We are confident of your desire to expeditiously resolve this fundamental and critical matter for the good of the valiant liberation party and legacy,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:21:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Connected to the illegality of the congress is the unlawfulness and unconstitutionality of certain appointments and decisions that were made and of certain constitutional amendments that were made,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:21:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “But baba ngavarege kufurirwa nepwere (the president should not be misled by political novices),” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, March 9, 2015 4:00:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “He (Mugabe) is a member of the executive and should stop interfering with the judiciary. Ngavaregedze macourts atonge zvipere (They should allow the courts to preside on the case freely),” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, March 9, 2015 4:00:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Jacob Mudenda ) : “I hope that our courts will be guided by law and not emotion. I want to believe that the judiciary will follow our law to the letter. Our speaker (Mudenda) is a member of the politburo which decided to expel me. He cannot be seen to be acting outside that decision which was made during his presence,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, March 9, 2015 4:00:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “I hear there is a plan to kill me during the campaign for the by-election in Headlands. That must be exposed,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, March 8, 2015 7:53:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Morgan Tsvangirai ) : “Tsvangirai should stop hiding behind unreasonable claims that soldiers are disturbing him. It is his inability to run his party that is making him a failure. He should just run his party in peace and if he has failed, he should find someone else to run it,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, March 8, 2015 7:53:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “There was no limit, no elasticity, and no boundaries with regards to the verbiage and diatribe that came from the first lady,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, March 5, 2015 4:19:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “All these allegations were baseless but the net result was that, an atmosphere of fear, intimidation, duress and hatred was created in the party, long before the congress,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, March 5, 2015 4:19:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa ajoute : "Mme Mugabe a déchaîné la haine, le mépris, la malveillance, la calomnie et la diffamation, ce qui n'était jamais arrivé à la ZANU-PF, même de la part de nos opposants politiques" External link

afp-fr Thursday, March 5, 2015 1:56:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : "I am still in Zanu-PF. They are the ones who left the original Zanu-PF with their new constitution. Some of us stayed behind with our old constitution," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 5, 2015 1:06:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa stated : "Connected to the illegality of the congress is the unlawfulness and unconstitutionality of certain appointments and decisions that were made and of certain constitutional amendments that were made," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 5, 2015 10:48:00 AM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “They should not waste the people’s time and money. I can tell them my daily movements if they really want to know,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:57:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Ignatius Chombo ) : “I also wrote to Parliament to say Chombo and company do not belong to the same Zanu PF as me. They have no authority over me, they having come from an illegal congress whose authority is questionable and unlawful,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:57:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “Connected to the illegality of the congress is the unlawfulness and unconstitutionality of certain appointments and decisions that were made and of certain constitutional amendments that were made,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:57:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa added : “The failure by the respondents to hold an election at its Congress for the position of Vice President and second secretaries and the national chairperson was unlawful and in breach of the first respondent’s Constitution,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:57:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said : “There was no limit, no elasticity, and no boundaries with regards to the verbiage and diatribe that came from the first lady,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:57:00 PM EAT

Didymus Mutasa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “With the second respondent (Mugabe)’s advancing age, the competition and the battle to succeed him, continued arresting and affecting our party,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:57:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister9.38%EN11/22/201622/11/2016
former state security minister1.25%EN10/29/201629/10/2016
state security minister1.25%EN10/29/201629/10/2016
security minister1.25%EN10/29/201629/10/2016
secretary0.62%EN09/05/201605/09/2016
secretary for administration62.50%EN07/05/201605/07/2016
former secretary of administration1.88%EN03/09/201509/03/2015
former secretary for administration4.38%EN02/27/201527/02/2015
ally1.88%EN01/22/201522/01/2015
administration secretary2.50%EN11/26/201326/11/2013
minister5.62%DE11/25/201325/11/2013
minister5.62%NL11/25/201325/11/2013
national secretary for administration1.88%EN11/25/201325/11/2013
Names Lang Count
Didymus MutasaEN79.38%
Didymus MutasaEU9.75%
Didymus MutasaPT9.75%
Didymus MutasaFR0.65%
Didymus MutasaSA0.33%
DIDYMUS MUTASAEN0.13%


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Douglas Mwonzora told ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : “It is a civil dispute with people who are calling themselves his former lawyers and they want some money from him but we have since established that Mr Mutasa was in fact represented by Professor (Lovemore) Madhuku and not by the lawyers in question,” External link

newzimbabwe Sunday, February 19, 2017 11:22:00 PM EAT

Douglas Mahiya added ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : "We have met Mutasa and his group so we will try to arrange for a meeting with the Mujuru camp," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 19, 2017 4:34:00 PM EAT

Alex Magaisa said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : “There is a procedure to be followed when amending the constitution. That procedure exists for a good reason. It is so that the constitution is not amended at the mere whim of individuals or a faction,” “In the case of Zanu PF it is plain that the procedure was not followed and that this is a contravention of Zanu PF’s own constitution. So Mutasa has a right to seek redress so that the constitution is adhered to,” External link

theindependent Friday, March 20, 2015 3:52:00 AM EAT

Chris Mhike said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : “Any citizen, including Mutasa, has a right to approach courts of law for legal remedies, about any subject matter,” “Even foreigners, at least in terms of certain sections of the constitution that refer to ‘everyone’, are protected by the law” External link

theindependent Friday, March 20, 2015 3:52:00 AM EAT

Samuel Undenge said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : “Didymus Mutasa has been expelled from Zanu PF and has also been recalled from Parliament, and so that necessitates the by-election. This morning, I was in Rusape meeting with aspiring candidates. We had many of them, they came up to more than 15,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, March 16, 2015 4:39:00 PM EAT

Jacob Mudenda said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : "In the case of MDC, there was a dispute of leadership; two groups were claiming the same name and subsequently they went to court and Mutasa only complained about due process, that was all l had. That's a huge difference," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 9, 2015 1:08:00 PM EAT

Jacob Mudenda said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : "In the case of MDC, there was a dispute of leadership; two groups were claiming the same name and subsequently they went to court and Mutasa only complained about due process, that was all l had. That's a huge difference," External link

allafrica Sunday, March 8, 2015 5:02:00 PM EAT

Morgan Tsvangirai said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : "He then goes on to warn judges not to handle (Didymus) Mutasa's case. This shows that there is no rule of law in Zimbabwe. With no rule of law how can we attract investors," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, March 8, 2015 3:49:00 PM EAT

Morgan Tsvangirai said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : “He then goes on to warn judges not to handle (Didymus) Mutasa’s case. This shows that there is no rule of law in Zimbabwe. With no rule of law how can we attract investors,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, March 8, 2015 2:28:00 PM EAT

Obert Gutu said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : “Mutasa is now witnessing for himself how painful and frustrating it is for competing political players to deal with the terroristic and violent nature of Zanu PF campaign tactics,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, March 8, 2015 7:53:00 AM EAT

Jacob Mudenda said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : “I am not going to comment on the matter as it is the responsibility of his party and I can comment on his Parliament status as I am required by law to declare a vacancy in their constituencies after I have received the (Mutasa) letter,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, March 6, 2015 2:55:00 PM EAT

Alex Magaisa said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : “In this case, involving his own party and Mutasa, he has taken on the role of judge in regard to the merits of Mutasa’s arguments, presumably against expulsion from Parliament. Quite how he justifies this totally different attitude and approach in this case is not altogether clear at present,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, March 6, 2015 2:55:00 PM EAT

Obert Gutu said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : "We're calling on them to impartially uphold the provisions of the constitution. We're saying if the Speaker could promptly accede to the request to recall Mutasa and Mliswa then on what basis should he then refuse to accede to the MDC request to recall the 18 rebel members of Parliament. The Mliswa and Mutasa case is similar to that of the MDC-T rebel MPs," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 6, 2015 11:18:00 AM EAT

Jacob Mudenda said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : “I want to announce vacancies in the National Assembly,” “As of 19th February 2015, Zanu PF notified Parliament that both Didymus Mutasa and Temba Mliswa have ceased to be members of Zanu PF, and therefore they are no longer the representatives of the party in the National Assembly” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:57:00 PM EAT

Jacob Mudenda said ( about Didymus Mutasa ) : “I am not going to comment on the matter as it is the responsibility of his party and I can comment on his Parliament status as I am required by law to declare a vacancy in their constituencies after I have received the (Mutasa) letter,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:57:00 PM EAT