Chitungwiza finally elects new Mayor

By Takunda Mandura Chitungwiza Town Council has finally elected a substantive mayor 7 months after the nullifications of Councillor Gift Tsverere election to the top seat by the High Court. The new Mayor Councillor Lovemore Maiko of MDC Alliance polled 16 votes against Zanu PF’s Councillor Kevin Mutimbanyoka who managed only 7 votes. Councillor Musa …

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Linda Masarira fired for wearing Zanu PF regalia

By Daniel Chigundu Self-styled political activist Linda Masarira has been fired from the Thokozani Khupe led opposition party MDC-T for wearing Zanu PF regalia. Masarira wore the regalia last month when she had gone for formal introductions to her new husband’s family in the rural areas. In her defence, Masarira said she had forgotten to …

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Linda Masarira fired for wearing Zanu PF regalia

By Daniel Chigundu Self-styled political activist Linda Masarira has been fired from the Thokozani Khupe led opposition party MDC-T for wearing Zanu PF regalia. Masarira wore the regalia last month when she had gone for formal introductions to her new husband’s family in the rural areas. In her defence, Masarira said she had forgotten to …

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It’s not about Chamisa but about political tradition

By Daniel Chigundu The drama which has characterised the build-up to the MDC elective congress slated for later this year could simply be an issue of ignorance, infiltration or failure to read a thing or two. It’s not at all about Nelson Chamisa, Douglas Mwonzora or Elias Mudzuri or even Welshman Ncube and its not …

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Mliswa clashes with Norton Council over Kingsdale land

By Wisdom Mumera Norton legislator Temba Mliswa says Norton Town Council is clearly captured following its alleged decision to give Maparahwe Properties a development permit for another Kingsdale sub-division. Mliswa said NTC is corrupt, inefficient and that the councillors performance leaves a lot to be desired. “Indications are that Maparahwe Properties is set to be …

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Only 5 female MPs spoke in Parliament

By Daniel Chigundu With calls to extend the life of Proportional Representation to beyond 10 years, as is being proposed by Mangwe legislator Obedingwa Mguni, female legislators appear to be failing to justify the need for more women, especially in the National Assembly. Proportional Representation was birthed with a view to capacitate women so that …

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MPs want dignified arrests

By Daniel Chigundu MDC Alliance legislators have asked Parliament to amend the Standing Rules and Orders with a view to preventing the law enforcement agencies from arresting Members of Parliament like common criminals but should instead come up with a better method of summoning them to the police station if they are accused of wrongdoing. …

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How Honourable Joanah Mamombe was arrested

By Staff Report Speaker of National Assembly Jacob Mudenda says Harare West legislator Joanah Mamombe was not arrested during a Parliament meeting as is being spread around but that she was arrested after and when they were on their way to Harare. Advocate Mudenda who was with Honourable Mamombe when she was arrested said the …

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How Honourable Joanah Mamombe was arrested

By Staff Report Speaker of National Assembly Jacob Mudenda says Harare West legislator Joanah Mamombe was not arrested during a Parliament meeting as is being spread around but that she was arrested after and when they were on their way to Harare. Advocate Mudenda who was with Honourable Mamombe when she was arrested said the …

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