Life outside Parliament has been great: Majome

By Michelle Muchina Former Harare West Legislator Jessie Fungayi Majome has said she is enjoying life out of Parliament adding that she is now able to focus on other things including her law practice. Majome contested for the Harare West seat as an independent candidate in the 2018 general elections but could not get enough …

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Who says sanctions on Zimbabwe are illegal?

Courtesy of Veritas Zimbabwe [Bill Watch] Sanctions against Zimbabwe Introduction The subject of sanctions is in everyone’s mind as the government has declared today (25/10/2019) a public holiday to mark anti-sanctions day.  The SADC summit of August 2019 in Tanzania declared 25th October as the day on which “SADC Member States can collectively voice their …

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New Currency/Notes: Who should we believe, Mangudya or Mthuli?

By Staff Reporter Zimbabweans find themselves at crossroads, unsure whether to believe Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor John Mangudya or Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube on the currency issue. Mangudya had told the media at a press conference that the country will be introducing a new currency that will circulate alongside the Bond Notes, however, his …

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Sanctions are real but… (Part 1)

By Prosper Chitambara The major highlight of the past week was the anti-sanctions march on Friday 25 October; a day designated as the anti-sanctions day by SADC and declared a public holiday by the government of Zimbabwe. While external sanctions are real and have had some negative implications on the economy, the worst form of …

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FSG boss in trouble for skipping Parly probe

By James Martin The Public Accounts Portfolio Committee (PAC) says it will be directing the Clerk of Parliament Kennedy Chokuda to issue a warrant of arrest for Fertilizers Seed Grain (FSG) managing director Steve Morland for absconding Parliament. Morland had been invited together with officials from the Ministry of Finance to come and give oral …

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Anti-Sanctions, Zanu PF’s Attempt to Manufacture Public Consent

By Wisdom Mumera One thing President Emmerson Mnangagwa did “wrong” in his excitement at assuming power was to promise Zimbabwe the world whilst still entangled within the web of a Mafia organisation like Zanu PF. His reformist intentions, whether genuine or political rhetoric, were never going to succeed as long as he maintained the system …

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Marriages Bill: the reality on child brides and small houses

By Tinatswe Mhaka The Marriages Bill seeks among other things to consolidate all marriage laws in the country by repealing the current Customary Marriages Act (Chapter 5:07) and the Marriage Act (Chapter 5:11). However, a lot of murmurs have suggested that the Bill is about relationships before marriage and the empowerment of extramarital affairs, and …

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Marriages Bill: the reality on child brides and small houses

By Tinatswe Mhaka The Marriages Bill seeks among other things to consolidate all marriage laws in the country by repealing the current Customary Marriages Act (Chapter 5:07) and the Marriage Act (Chapter 5:11). However, a lot of murmurs have suggested that the Bill is about relationships before marriage and the empowerment of extramarital affairs, and …

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