Government Hosts POLAD Members in Anti-Sanctions Workshop

By Wisdom Mumera The Political Actors Dialogue (POLAD) has found itself at the centre of controversy following revelations that this week it is being hosted in Nyanga in a workshop focusing on the US’ Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Act (ZIDERA) and sanctions. The event was co-convened by the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) and …

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19th Anniversary a day to reflect: Mafume

By Daniel Chigundu MDC Alliance spokesperson Jacob Mafume says the MDC 19th Anniversary celebrations scheduled for Gwanzura Stadium today (27 October 2018) is a time to reflect. The party was formed in 1999 from the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) and has been the most successful opposition party in the country since independence. In …

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Don’t worry about rigging, we are in God’s time: Chamisa

By Daniel Chigundu MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa has told thousands of party supporters that rigging will not work this time because God’s time has arrived for Zimbabwe to change. The opposition party has complained of rigging in almost all the elections that have been held in the country starting with the 2000 Parliamentary elections. Speaking during a rally at Mkoba Stadium in Gweru, …

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ZHRC intervenes in Masvingo police brutality case

By Watmore Makokoba A case of police brutality which happened in Masvingo where Anna Masuka of Ngundu Village, Ward 11 in Gutu District was handcuffed to a fence for about seven hours is now being investigated by the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC). ZHRC was alerted of the story which went viral on social media by the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights who are representing …

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Open Parly ZW Election Reporting Bootcamp for Bloggers & Citizen Journalists | Apply Now

Zimbabwe is scheduled to have harmonized elections in 2018. Prior to an election, the media has the duty to ensure that the public is informed about relevant electoral matters such as the political parties, candidates, campaign issues and voting processes. Bloggers & Citizen journalists play an important role & have an obligation to ensure voters understand how to exercise their vote. We are inviting bloggers & citizen journalists …

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2017 Parliament of Zimbabwe Key Events

Proposed Official Opening of the Fifth Session of the Eighth Parliament 22 October 2017  Sitting Days for year 2017 87 Sittings Days     Pre-Budget Briefing 06 September 2017     State of the Nation Address [SONAzw] 23 September 2017     Pre Budget Seminar 18-22 October 2017      Budget Presentation #ZimBudget2018 30 November 2017    Post-Budget Seminar 04 December 2017    Budget Consultations by …

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