Vincent Tsvangirai wins Glenview South primary elections

By Daniel Chigundu Morgan Tsvangirai’s son Vincent has won the Glenview South primary election to represent MDC in the impending by-elections set for early September. Vincent who is relatively unknown in political circles will replace her late sister Vimbai Java who died due to injuries sustained from an accident a few months ago. Writing on …

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Parly, teachers meet over salary erosion

By Daniel Chigundu Teacher organisations in the country are expected to meet with Parliament today to give oral evidence on their salary dispute with the government which has been dragging since the start of the year. Like most civil servants, teachers are demanding salaries which are in line with the current rate of inflation or …

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Marriages Bill: Does Section 40 promote small houses?

By Daniel Chigundu The government last week gazetted the much-awaited Marriages Bill and people have already begun talking about its possible implications. Section 40 appears to have attracted a lot of public attention and debate due to alleged views that it is seeking to undermine marriages by allegedly promoting extramarital affairs (small houses). Mbizo legislator …

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Marriages Bill: Does Section 40 promote small houses?

By Daniel Chigundu The government last week gazetted the much-awaited Marriages Bill and people have already begun talking about its possible implications. Section 40 appears to have attracted a lot of public attention and debate due to alleged views that it is seeking to undermine marriages by allegedly promoting extramarital affairs (small houses). Mbizo legislator …

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MPs must get comfortable cars: Mliswa

Norton legislator Temba Mliswa has called on Parliament to ensure legislators are given comfortable cars such as land cruiser V8 as well as have their salaries and allowances reviewed upwards as was agreed. Mliswa said most legislators sleep in Parliament during debates because they will be tired from using uncomfortable cars as compared to those …

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Marriages Bill finally gazetted

Clause 40 provides for relationships which, to make a clear distinction between them and proper marriages, have been termed “civil partnerships”. Civil partnerships are the equivalent of what would be referred to under the general law as “common law marriages”. Civil partnerships are not recognised as marriages as defined under this Bill but for the …

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Draft Marriage Bill is discriminatory: GALZ

By Daniel Chigundu GALZ, an association that represents the interests of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) people in Zimbabwe says the current proposed Draft Marriage Bill is discriminatory to people of different sexual orientation. Zimbabwe is in the process of crafting a consolidated marriage law which will harmonise the current Customary Marriages Act …

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Draft Marriage Bill is discriminatory: GALZ

By Daniel Chigundu GALZ, an association that represents the interests of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) people in Zimbabwe says the current proposed Draft Marriage Bill is discriminatory to people of different sexual orientation. Zimbabwe is in the process of crafting a consolidated marriage law which will harmonise the current Customary Marriages Act …

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