Citizens on 2018 election.

By Tariro Daphne Senderayi I conducted both a survey and a listening survey in the now tired streets of Harare to gauge the mood towards the elections that are beckoning Zimbabwe in 2018.  It is a public secret that with the economic meltdown and blatant corruption spree that has been undertaken by many high profile public officials, Zimbabweans have had it up to there. But …

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Mliswa savages Mphoko in Parly …accuses him of protecting violent youths

By Daniel Chigundu NORTON legislator Temba Mliswa has castigated Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko for demanding the release of Zanu PF youths who were arrested for violence in Bulawayo a few weeks ago. The youths were trying to stop the Bulawayo Provincial executive from meeting, accusing the leadership of being aligned to under fire party commissar Saviour Kasukuwere. Adding his voice in the National Assembly to …

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Mliswa savages Mphoko in Parly …accuses him of protecting violent youths

By Daniel Chigundu NORTON legislator Temba Mliswa has castigated Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko for demanding the release of Zanu PF youths who were arrested for violence in Bulawayo a few weeks ago. The youths were trying to stop the Bulawayo Provincial executive from meeting, accusing the leadership of being aligned to under fire party commissar Saviour Kasukuwere. Adding his voice in the National Assembly to …

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Villagers forced to donate towards Mugabe Rally

By Staff Reporter ZANU PF activists in Manicaland Province are forcing villagers to donate money towards the “Interface with the youth rally” which will be addressed by President Robert Mugabe tomorrow (Friday) at Sakubva Stadium, a local human rights watchdog has said. In a statement Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) accused the Zanu PF leadership of forcing citizens to attend the rally saying the move was …

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Dokora quizzed over Agric teachers

By Buhle Tshavango PRIMARY and Second Education Minister Lazarus Dokora has been castigated by the National Assembly for introducing agriculture subject at primary school level without making provisions for teachers. According to the new primary and secondary education curriculum which came into effect in January of this year, agriculture is now an examinable subject from primary school level. Despite introducing the subject, Minister Dokora has …

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Dokora quizzed over Agric teachers

By Buhle Tshavango PRIMARY and Second Education Minister Lazarus Dokora has been castigated by the National Assembly for introducing agriculture subject at primary school level without making provisions for teachers. According to the new primary and secondary education curriculum which came into effect in January of this year, agriculture is now an examinable subject from primary school level. Despite introducing the subject, Minister Dokora has …

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Stop politicizing public posts – Mafume

By Buhle Tshavango. The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the ruling party to desist from politicising critical positions that require independence saying this has caused loss of faith in strategic departments by the Zimbabwean people. In a statement released yesterday, party spokesperson Mr Jacob Mafume said in light of the recent vacancy of Prosecutor General created by the axing of Johannes Tomana the …

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ERC applauds Zanu PF peace call …but urges follow-up action

By Daniel Chigundu THE Election Resource Centre (ERC) has praised Zanu PF spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo for denouncing violence as the country gears for the impending 2018 general elections. Since 2000 Zimbabwean elections have generally been characterised by political violence which has seen people sustaining serious injuries and others dying, while property worth millions of dollars has been destroyed. In a statement ERC said the …

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Mudenda disappointed by slow law reforms

By Daniel Chigundu SPEAKER of National Assembly Jacob Mudenda says he is disappointed by the lack of seriousness by Members of Parliament (MPs) when it comes to reforming of laws. The delays in reforming laws have seen the country continue using laws that were made during the colonial era, some of which are not cognisant of the prevailing situation. Addressing MPs and delegates during a …

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NPRC bill is not just about Gukurahundi –VP Mphoko

By Buhle Tshavango Vice President and Minister of National Healing, Peace and Reconciliation Hon Mphoko says the  National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) bill was aimed at addressing wider national issues beyond Gukurahundi. While reading the bill in Parliament for the second time VP Mphoko silenced claims by most critics of this bill who felt its success was hindered by Gukurahundi memories saying the aim …

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