Gutu supports stringent requirements for Presidential aspirants

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T vice president Obert Gutu says he supports the move to review the qualifications and conditions needed for one to contest for the office of the President in Zimbabwe. Government is reportedly trying to increase the number of people who will nominate a candidate to contest in the Presidential election as well …

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Church gets backlash for suggesting poll sabbath

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa Calls by the Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations (ZHOCD) to suspend elections for about 7 years to enable healing as well as resetting of national politics has attracted a backlash from Zimbabweans across the political divide. Zimbabweans interviewed are of the view that the church is off-side, in suggesting the sabbath adding …

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ERC submits election legal framework analysis to Parliament

By James Martin Election Resource Centre (ERC) says it has submitted to Parliament its analysis of the legal framework that governs elections in Zimbabwe. The analysis which was handed over to the Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda is seeking among other things to help speed up electoral reforms in the country. Speaking recently, …

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No need to extend Proportional Representation: Masarira

By Daniel Chigundu Labour, Economists and African Democrats (LEAD) president Linda Masarira says she is against the idea of extending the term of Proportional Representation (PR) legislators adding that the seats are only being used to manipulate women instead of empowering them. The Constitution of Zimbabwe created PR legislators (60 seats drawn from the country’s …

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Vincent Tsvangirai wins Glenview South primary elections

By Daniel Chigundu Morgan Tsvangirai’s son Vincent has won the Glenview South primary election to represent MDC in the impending by-elections set for early September. Vincent who is relatively unknown in political circles will replace her late sister Vimbai Java who died due to injuries sustained from an accident a few months ago. Writing on …

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LEAD confident of winning Lupane East by-election

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa The newly formed Labour, Economists and African Democrats (LEAD) party say it will be fielding candidates in the impending Lupane East by-elections and are also confident of victory. The Lupane East seat fell vacant following the death of Zanu-PF legislator Sithembiso Gumbo in April and the by-election has been set for August. …

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Madiwa rubbishes ZHRC election report

By Daniel Chigundu Mutasa North legislator Chido Madiwa says the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) Report on the 2018 harmonised election should be dismissed as it is biased and lack seriousness. The report heap a lot of blame on Zanu PF for various electoral malpractices during the 2018 election period and also proffer some solutions …

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Madiwa rubbishes ZHRC election report

By Daniel Chigundu Mutasa North legislator Chido Madiwa says the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) Report on the 2018 harmonised election should be dismissed as it is biased and lack seriousness. The report heap a lot of blame on Zanu PF for various electoral malpractices during the 2018 election period and also proffer some solutions …

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MDC Alliance retains Mutasa Central ward 10 seat

By Nyasha N Mukapiko The MDC Alliance on Saturday clinched to victory winning  Mutasa Central Constituency Ward 10 by-election beating Zanu-PF with 253 votes. MDC Alliance candidate Rose Tanyaradzwa Mukodza had a total of 801 votes followed by Zanu-PF’s candidate Margaret Tindirika who had 548 votes and National Assembly (NCA) Tanyaradzwa Chirimo who had less …

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MDC Alliance retains Mutasa Central ward 10 seat

By Nyasha N Mukapiko The MDC Alliance on Saturday clinched to victory winning  Mutasa Central Constituency Ward 10 by-election beating Zanu-PF with 253 votes. MDC Alliance candidate Rose Tanyaradzwa Mukodza had a total of 801 votes followed by Zanu-PF’s candidate Margaret Tindirika who had 548 votes and National Assembly (NCA) Tanyaradzwa Chirimo who had less …

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