BREAKING!!! Mugabe still President: Tshinga Dube

By Daniel Chigundu Former War Veterans Minister Tshinga Dube says President Robert Mugabe has not yet stepped down as leader of the country and his fate will only be finalised tomorrow. Briefing people after a demonstration organised by war veterans, Comrade Dube said “I have been sent by General Constantine Chiwenga to advise people to go home for today, he said we should not go …

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Zimbos demonstrate against Mugabe

People from across Zimbabwe have converged in Harare and Bulawayo to demand that President Robert Mugabe step down and pave way for a new leader. Zimbabweans took to the streets for the first time since independence in 1980 to collectively demonstrate against the veteran politician who is currently under house arrest from Tuesday. Mugabe who turns 94 in February next year is accused of running …

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War veterans give Mugabe 24hrs to go

By Daniel Chigundu ZIMBABWE National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWA) says President Robert Mugabe has to promptly leave office now or face consequences. Mugabe who turns 94 years next year in February is currently under house arrest since Tuesday when the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) took over control of the government. The aged Zimbabwean is reportedly refusing to step down following negotiations with ZDF and …

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Military takeover: 2018 elections now in doubt

By Daniel Chigundu Veritas Zimbabwe says there is a likelihood that 2018 elections will be postponed owing to current political issues bedevilling the country which were worsened by the recent military intervention. On Tuesday, the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) took over power from President Robert Mugabe a development which some commentators have described as “soft coup”. On its part, ZDF said it has not taken …

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Electoral Bill: Ziyambi promises peaceful public hearings

By Daniel Chigundu Portfolio Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs chairperson Ziyambi Ziyambi says people who will attend the Insolvency Bill and Electoral Amendment Bill public hearings are assured of a non-violent meeting. Contentious Bills such as Local Government Amendment Bill, Peace and Reconciliation Bill and the Electoral Law Reforms Bill have previously drawn vicious violence. And former committee chairperson Honourable Jessie Majome was …

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Youthful aspiring MPs colour their campaigns

By Own Correspondent. A new trend has emerged amongst the rising breed of youthful female political aspirants who are using colour codes to mark their different campaigns. The 2018 general election has seen a lot of young women stepping up to offer their candidacy as agents of change in the usually male-dominated political sphere. More than ever young women appear to have been aroused from …

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Lumumba Launches Voter Registration Campaign For Hatfield Constituency

By Tariro D. Senderayi Former Zanu PF politician Acie Lumumba has moved to address the problem of voter apathy. It’s not a secret that there is a number of virgin voters ripe for the taking by political parties. The first step is to ensure that they are on the voters roll by registration. Acie Lumumba has launched a voter registration campaign where he and a …

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Marichaya enforces Presidential bid

By own correspondent California based Zimbabwean Presidential aspirant Violet Marichaya has acted on her declaration to compete in the country’s big-league politics by launching her party the United Democracy Movement (UDM) at a policy convention held in Bulawayo last week. According to the party, about 366 policy-makers drawn from all of the country’s 10 Provinces attended and participated in setting up of the UDM national …

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Why aspiring Presidential candidates should be rich

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa FreeZim Congress leader Joseph Busha has called on Zimbabweans to consider voting for Presidential candidates who are financially stable to avoid looting of state resources. Bush who is based in South Africa told his party members that rich candidates are less likely to embark on self-enrichment drive at the expense of the citizens. “I urge people to choose leaders who have managed …

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Five reasons why Grace Mugabe cannot lead

By Daniel Chigundu Until recently, First Lady Grace Mugabe (52) has denied allegations that she harbours intentions to become Vice President or even succeeding her 93-year-old husband. Even at the time of removing the then Vice President Joice Mujuru, Grace Mugabe is on record telling Zanu PF supporters that she does not intend to become second in command. However, as things began to unfold via …

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