Residents urged to influence changes to Water Act
Livestream : Academic Symposium
By Tafadzwa Muranganwa Community Water Alliance (CWA) says it is capacitating residents through paralegal training so that they can be able to influence a review of the country’s Water Act which gives the Minister too much power at the expense of the citizens. Most major cities in the country are facing water shortages due to …
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Livestream:Stakeholders engagement on community broadcasting
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Call to change Proportional Representation selection criteria
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Livestream :National Peace and Reconciliation Commission
By Tafadzwa Muranganwa Women who attended the Young Women’s Political Power, Representation and Participation workshop organised by Institute of Young Women in Development (IYWD) are considering petitioning Parliament for changes to the Proportional Representation Clause. Proportional Representation which avails 60 extra seats to women in the National Assembly from 2013 to 2023 came into effect …
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Stop imposing sanctions on yourselves
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Extend Proportional Representation
Daniel Chigundu Zimbabwe has been urged to stop imposing sanctions on its citizens through acts of violence and rigging of elections. Violence against citizens has become the order under the new dispensation led by President Emmerson Mnangagwa who largely relies on the military. So dire have been the acts of violence that many lives have …
Women must vote for women: Khupe
By Daniel Chigundu Zanu PF legislator for Chegutu West Dexter Nduna has called on his party to consider using its 2/3 majority in Parliament to change the constitution to extend the Proportional Representation term limit to infinity. Proportional Representation which was brought about as a way of capacitating women to be able to stand on …
Zanu PF, MDC-T refuses to commit to gender equality
By Daniel Chigundu Seasoned politician and veteran trade unionist Thokozani Khupe who is also the leader of an MDC-T faction says women must vote for women candidates in both primary and general elections as a way of trying to bring equality. Women constitute 54 percent of Zimbabwean population but have been lacking when it comes to occupying high ranking positions in political parties. As if …
Viva Zimbabwe to demand youth inclusion
By Daniel Chigundu Proportional Representation legislator Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga says the country’s leading political parties Zanu PF and MDC-T have refused to commit to gender equality and 50-50 representation. Women in Zimbabwe are demanding 50-50 representation in the coming election and also that government fully implement the SADC Gender Protocol. The number of women in Parliament has been on a downward spiral and it had to …
By Daniel Chigundu Viva Zimbabwe chairman Patson Mashingaidze says his party is going to write a very comprehensive letter dubbed Youth Inclusion Document (YID) to President Emmerson Mnangagwa demanding inclusion of youths in government and other state owned institutions. President Mnangagwa took no regard of youth and women when he appointed his grey-haired and recycled cabinet to the extent that he assigned the Youth Ministry …