Did Mutseyami rig Chikanga-Dangamvura primary election?

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T legislator Prosper Mutseyami says he has won the Chikanga-Dangamvura Constituency primary elections fairly and will not lose sleep over vote-rigging claims. Mutseyami who dumped his current constituency Musikavanhu was fighting it out with MDC-T Women Assembly boss Lynette Karenyi. The legislator told OpenParlyZW on the sidelines of a Mines and Energy Committee meeting that as far as he is concerned he …

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Did Mutseyami rig Chikanga-Dangamvura primary election?

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T legislator Prosper Mutseyami says he has won the Chikanga-Dangamvura Constituency primary elections fairly and will not lose sleep over vote-rigging claims. Mutseyami who dumped his current constituency Musikavanhu was fighting it out with MDC-T Women Assembly boss Lynette Karenyi. The legislator told OpenParlyZW on the sidelines of a Mines and Energy Committee meeting that as far as he is concerned he …

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Soldiers must issue a guarantee: Mahiya

By Daniel Chigundu Heal Zimbabwe Trust (HZT) director Rashid Mahiya says the military must issue a public statement clearly stating that they will not interfere in elections or electoral processes in the country as a way of allaying fears that they will disregard the wishes of the people. Some of the fears emanate from statements that have been made by various military generals including the …

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MDC-T not honest about violence: Chirau

By Daniel Chigundu Zanu PF Youth League secretary for administration Tendai Chirau has accused MDC-T of not being honest in castigating political violence. Since MDC-T was formed in 2000, elections in the country have been synonymous with violence and intimidation which left many people injured or dead while property worth millions of dollars destroyed. Speaking at a 2018 election symposium, Chirau said President Emmerson Mnangagwa …

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Zanu PF cannot win 2018 elections: Mandaza

By Daniel Chigundu Sapes Trust director Ibbo Mandaza says Zanu PF will not win the impending 2018 general elections because it is fractured and has lost its mass-base. According to Mandaza, the ruling party lost its mass-base around 1996 which resulted in former President Robert Mugabe failing to fill up stadiums and had to use force to draw huge crowds. Addressing a symposium on peace …

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MDC-T (Khupe) launches BEST

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T “leader” Thokozani Khupe has launched her party’s 2018 election manifesto dubbed “Building an Economy to Support Transformation” (BEST) which she says will restore prosperity. Zimbabwe is scheduled to go for an all-important general election this year between 21 July and 21 August and these elections are reportedly important in turning around the country’s economic situation. Addressing party supporters at the launch …

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Mixed reactions to Jessie Majome’s withdrawal

By Pretty Chavango The withdrawal by Honourable Jessie Majome from the MDC-T Harare West primary elections has been met with mixed reactions, with some members from her constituency suggesting that her work and representation in Parliament cannot be replaced while others feel two terms are enough and that she should pave way for young blood. Honourable Majome announced her withdrawal from the primary elections Friday night …

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Zanu PF bigwigs a disgrace: Chamisa

By Daniel Chigundu MDC Alliance Presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa says Zanu PF bigwigs that are seeking medical attention in foreign countries have no shame and are a disgrace to both themselves and the country. The country’s health sector has largely been left in the hands of development partners and the donor community who literary finance […]

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Chiwenga follows MDC rallies: Chamisa

By Daniel Chigundu MDC Alliance Presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa says he is thrilled to have learnt that Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is a devoted follower of the Alliance rallies and meetings. Chamisa statement comes barely 24 hours after the Vice President mocked him about his promise for bullet-trains, spaghetti roads and airports in rural areas branding them as acts of juvenile politics. Addressing his supporters …

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Politburo to review rigged primary elections: ED

By Daniel Chigundu President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the Zanu Politburo is going to meet tomorrow (Saturday 5 May 2018) to review challenges encountered during the just ended primary elections which saw some party bigwigs falling by the wayside. Zanu PF held its primary elections from 29 April to 3rd of May this year, but the internal polls were marred by complaints of irregularities that include …

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