Its the work of detractors, I haven’t been nominated yet, says Mwonzora

MDC-T secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora says campaign posters circulating on social media are the work of detractors as he has not yet been nominated to contest for the position of president. The party was ordered by the Supreme Court to convene an extraordinary congress within three months to choose a substantive leader who will take over …

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OpenParlyZW hosts virtual Hackathon to fight COVID 19

Three teams from the 67 that are competing in the OpenParlyZW Virtual Hackathon will walk away with US$1000 prize money each. The Virtual Hackathon which started on Monday 27 April and will go up to the 30th of April is giving young (18-35 years) web-developers in Zimbabwe an opportunity to build and launch tools that …

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OpenParlyZW hosts virtual Hackathon to fight COVID 19

Three teams from the 67 that are competing in the OpenParlyZW Virtual Hackathon will walk away with US$1000 prize money each. The Virtual Hackathon which started on Monday 27 April and will go up to the 30th of April is giving young (18-35 years) web-developers in Zimbabwe an opportunity to build and launch tools that …

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I am down and out: Granny narrates difficulties of looking after amputated diabetic husband during lockdown

By Staff Writer Nyaradzo Chazvinoita is living a difficult life. She looks after her husband Jephta Chikoko who lost a leg due to diabetes. The 63-year old granny who sells her wares in Harare’s oldest township of Mbare also looks after her late daughter’s son who is still in school. Apart from her monthly bills, …

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I am down and out: Granny narrates difficulties of looking after amputated diabetic husband during lockdown

By Staff Writer Nyaradzo Chazvinoita is living a difficult life. She looks after her husband Jephta Chikoko who lost a leg due to diabetes. The 63-year old granny who sells her wares in Harare’s oldest township of Mbare also looks after her late daughter’s son who is still in school. Apart from her monthly bills, …

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Khupe fired from her party, she cant be president of two parties, says Nyikadzino

By Marshall Bwanya MDC-T secretary-general Nixon Nyikadzino says Thokozani Khupe has fired herself from the party by going back to the 2014 structures and adhering to the Supreme Court ruling which declared her the legitimate acting president of MDC. Nyikadzino said “By accepting the court ruling and paying allegiance to its contents and instructions my …

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Sex Workers: If we stay at home, hunger will kill us

By Staff Writer As Zimbabwe endures nearly five weeks of lockdown to slow down the spread of COVID-19, many formal and informal businesses are already making distress calls. In a desperate attempt to save the economy from collapsing, President Emmerson Mnangagwa last week eased lockdown measures when he allowed the country’s mining sector and the …

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Fighting COVID-19 on a hungry stomach, the plight of Zimbos during lockdown

By Pearl Matibe People are going hungry in Zimbabwe. The coronavirus is making it difficult for millions who do not know where their next meal will come from. The country—which is marked by decades of a severely diminished economy—is not only facing a coronavirus public health crisis but a food catastrophe. “Can we concentrate more …

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The day Kirsty Coventry announced a joke

Opinion By Joel Mandaza Zimbabwe`s government through the Ministry of Youth has announced a $17 million COVID-19 relief package for its youth. At first glance, the grants appear like they were a product of structured thought until one gets to criteria and intricacies of the funds. The fund is offering once-off relief grants to businesses and …

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