What You Need To Know About Proof Of Residence In Order To Vote In 2018

By Tariro Senderayi A proof of residence is a document confirming where you live – it needs to have both your full name and your address printed on it. Most voters including the youth and women do not own houses they are tenants. This will largely depend on the availability of landlords and the rapport between tenant and landlord. Women voters in the rural areas will require …

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Civic Society Prepares Voters For Chiundura By-Election

by Watmore Makokoba Civil society organisations have started ground work as they prepare for the Chiwundura National Assembly by-election in the Midlands Province on July 15, 2017. Download Chiwundura Constituency Profile The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) and the Election Resource Centre (ERC) in Gweru on Thursday trained human rights volunteers to monitor the pre-election period for human rights compliance. The Chiwundura seat fell vacant …

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Harare Residents Owe The City A Whooping $650 Million In Unpaid Bills

by Open Parly Report Between a hard surface and a rock may be the perfect statement, to sum up, the situation Harare City Council has found itself in after yielding in to pressure for the Council to cancel their contract with Well Cash Debt collecting company. Despite the move being what ratepayers demanded, the council is owed over 650 million dollars and has somewhat crippled …

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Harare Residents Owe The City A Whooping $650 Million In Unpaid Bills

by Open Parly Report Between a hard surface and a rock may be the perfect statement, to sum up, the situation Harare City Council has found itself in after yielding in to pressure for the Council to cancel their contract with Well Cash Debt collecting company. Despite the move being what ratepayers demanded, the council is owed over 650 million dollars and has somewhat crippled …

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9 Things You Need To Know About The Voters Roll

by Tariro D. Senderayi We are in full election mode and you will hear a lot of conversations and debate surrounding the voters roll. We have compiled 9 things that you need to know about a Voters Roll: 1. A voter’s roll is the cornerstone of the administration of a democratic election thus it should be accurate and up to date. 2. An ideal voter’s …

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Citizens on 2018 election.

By Tariro Daphne Senderayi I conducted both a survey and a listening survey in the now tired streets of Harare to gauge the mood towards the elections that are beckoning Zimbabwe in 2018.  It is a public secret that with the economic meltdown and blatant corruption spree that has been undertaken by many high profile public officials, Zimbabweans have had it up to there. But …

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Chipanga disability utterances torches storm!

By Tapiwa Mutizamhepo Zanu PF National Youth Secretary, Kudzanayi Chipanga has torched a storm amongst the disabled community for his utterances he made whilst addressing Zanu-PF supporters in Marondera last Saturday during recent the inaugural Presidential Youth Interface rally. Whilst addressing Zanu PF youths at the rally, meant to mobilize youths to register and vote for the party in the harmonized elections due in 2018, …

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You are not too young to run in the 2018 general elections | #NotTooYoungToRun

By Ashton Bumhira  Zimbabwean youth constitute the largest constituency of over 60% of the population but continue to be socially, politically, and economically marginalized.  It is worrisome how the youth have been schemed out and marginalized from governance. The present administration has been insensiitive to youth being included in governance. This is a point we should all be worried about needs urgent attention.  Some people have argued that …

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Tose home for the disabled celebrates silver jubilee

By Tapiwa Mutizamhepo Tose Respite Care Home (TRCH) recently celebrated their silver jubilee marking 25 years of providing speech therapy, physiotherapy, hydrotherapy among other rehabilitation services to people with disabilities. TRCH was founded in 1992 by Mrs Desi Page after having worked with children with disabilities in the United Kingdom. With the support of her late husband Tim Page, they set out to fill up …

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Nothing funny about wheelchair jokes!

By Tapiwa Mutizamhepo People with Disabilities and their organizations have roundly condemned the flurry of “wheelchair” jokes and articles that recently circulated on social media and other sections of the mainstream media, calling them provocative and insensitive to the issues to do with disabilities. After the cabinet presented the President Robert Mugabe with a belated birthday present which was initially called a ‘special chair’ by …

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