Killer Zivhu stop it …ARDC is prohibited from partisan politics: ERC

By Watmore Makokoba  OUTSPOKEN Masvingo businessman and staunch Zanu PF stalwart Killer Zivhu has come under fire for violating the country’s constitution by using the Association for Rural District Council (ARDC) to mobilise voters for President Robert Mugabe. Zivhu who is the ARDC chairman has been widely quoted in the state media (particularly The Herald of Wednesday the 7th of June 2017) stating his intentions to use …

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Political parties urged to shun violence ahead of 2018 elections

  by Buhle Tshavango   Members of Parliament yesterday called for the enhancement of measures against the rise in violent activities by political parties against innocent citizens. A motion in this regard was moved for debate against a backdrop of various reports of acts of violence on citizens and police officers as well as looting and destruction of property by political parties. “A militant group …

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Rural schools enforcing child labour under the guise of general work: Hon Chasi

by Buhle Tshavango   Member of Parliament for Mazowe south Honourable Fortune Chasi has questioned the practice of general work in rural schools describing it as discriminatory and unconstitutional. Addressing the Minister of Primary and secondary education during a national assembly sitting in Parliament yesterday Hon Chasi said asking children to bring tools and work after schooling hours was an old age practice which was …

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Govt urged to consider youths on tenders

By Nkanyiso Ncube ZIMBABWE Youth Council (ZYC) has called on government to consider young entrepreneurs when awarding tenders and to also include them across all sectors of the economy in line with the country’s indigenous policies. The call comes after President Robert Mugabe commissioned the US$3 billion Beitbridge-Harare-Chirundu dualisation project which could be Zimbabwe’s biggest infrastructure project since 1980 when the country got its independence. …

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No one forced to attend Zanu PF rallies- Mnangangwa

By Nkanyiso Ncube VICE President Emmerson Mnangangwa yesterday rubbished claims that people are forced to attend Zanu PF rallies. Responding to a question raised by Mutare Central legislator Innocent Gonese on whether it was government policy to shutdown business when Zanu PF was holding its star rallies, Mnangangwa said there was no such policy and if there was anyone who was forced there are free …

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We created 2 million jobs already: Zanu PF

By Daniel Chigundu LABOUR and Social Welfare Deputy Minister Tapiwa Matangaidze told Parliament that Zanu PF has already created the promised 2 million jobs. Zanu PF in its 2013 election manifesto, promised to create about 2.2 million to help reduce the country’s unemployment rate which is said to be around 89 percent. Lack of employment opportunities has affected the youths mostly as they constitute about …

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Majome queries omission of GNU photos from Parly Exhibition

By Staff Reporter. ZIMBABWEANS will for the first time have an opportunity to mix and mingle with their legislators during the Parliament Open Day scheduled from the 8th to 9th of June 2017 this year. The Parliament Open Day will be running under the theme, “Parliament of Zimbabwe celebrating 37 years of independence and democracy”. During the Open Day, citizens will have time to understand and …

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Majome queries omission of GNU photos from Parly Exhibition

By Staff Reporter. ZIMBABWEANS will for the first time have an opportunity to mix and mingle with their legislators during the Parliament Open Day scheduled from the 8th to 9th of June 2017 this year. The Parliament Open Day will be running under the theme, “Parliament of Zimbabwe celebrating 37 years of independence and democracy”. During the Open Day, citizens will have time to understand and …

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Vendor pens a letter to Mugabe …urges him to act on corrupt ministers

By Correspondent IN a typical Itai Dzamara style, a Harare vendor Grievance Sipikita has written strong worded letter to President Robert Mugabe urging him to flex his muscles over corrupt senior government officials. Various Cabinet Ministers and bosses in state enterprises have been implicated in corruption activities such as awarding of tenders to their own companies; nepotism, flouting tender procedures and awarding themselves heft salaries …

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