via LIVE UPDATES : Zanu PF decisive Politburo – NewsDay Zimbabwe October 30, 2014
Zanu PF supporters have converged at the party headquarters prior to the crunch politburo meeting to be held today at a time when the party is facing factionalism issues.
13:42 On Jabulani Sibanda, Mugabe says “… ndimi munonzi makamutengera mota akazopihwa dzimwe shanu kubva kuna vaButau… abva anamata vakamupa…”
“…asi Jabulani akutonga nyika kani?”
13:27 President Mugabe blasts those who were against Dr Amai’s rallies. “Madzimai pachavo ndovakati toda kuti amai vatitungamirire, chakaipa chii?”
13:25 We are currently having network problems with reporters on the ground.
13:20 The President expresses ignorance over the meaning of the Gamatox slogan. “VaMutasa ndakatovabvunza nokuti zvinonzi ndivo vakatanga nazvo.”
12:54 Mai Mahofa takes to the podium.
12:51 Harare Provincial chairman attacks the police for intimidating youths who were traveling to Zanu PF HQ.
12:47 The President comes out to address the people.
12:32 Energy Mutodi part of the crowd.
12:27 President about to address the gathering
12:26 Mutasa chants slogans and some people interject saying “Pasi neGamatox!” but Mutasa says “I won’t say pasi neGamatox.”
12:20 Liberation war songs being sung “...maruza imi vapambepfumi.”
12:04 War vets are castigating Jabulani Sibanda.
12:00 “War vets, we are at war, not with Morgan but within ourselves.”
11:54 Chinotimba says he is angry with Jabulani Sibanda who insulted the First Lady.
11:50 Youths break into song “…tiri parwendo naGushungo, hapadiwe ndonda pakufamba.”
11:40 Godfrey Tsenengamu denounces Sibanda. He says youths will not keep quiet when war veterans lose direction.
11:17 President Mugabe arrives to wild cheers.
11:14 Zupco buses are still bringing in Zanu PF supporters.
10:58 Mai Mujuru is said to be already in.
10:36 Applause as Mnangagwa arrives and a rousing welcome for Chinotimba.
10:22 Crowds burst into song “…Zimuroyi, zimbuya repaDotito, zimuroyi…”
10:20 People are carrying posters that carry messages denouncing Mai Mujuru and Jabulani Sibanda.
“Pamberi nekufumura mbavha….” “Ngenani muhofisi dhokotela Grace…” “Chimbonwawo Mazowe Orange Crush.”
10:12 Most people have been bused from Midlands to demonstrate against Jabulani Sibanda and Mai Mujuru with some claiming that they were not told why they had been invited.