MDC-T fumes over Mudarikwa’s “thuggish remarks”

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T has castigated Uzumba Maramba Pfungwe (UMP) legislator Simbaneuta Mudarikwa for declaring that there was no space for the opposition in his constituency. On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, the self-styled legislator declared that there is no space for the opposition in UMP and also that Zanu PF is guaranteed of getting 80 000 votes in this particular constituency in the impending 2018 …

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Tsvangirai appeals to Africa leaders …as 2018 general elections draw closer

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has called on African leaders to flex their muscles and help drive Zimbabwe towards stability and democracy ahead of the 2018 general elections. Zimbabwe is set to go for what has been termed “watershed-elections” in 2018 and most opposition parties in the country fear that there might be political violence and vote rigging by the ruling party. Since …

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Tsvangirai appeals to Africa leaders …as 2018 general elections draw closer

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has called on African leaders to flex their muscles and help drive Zimbabwe towards stability and democracy ahead of the 2018 general elections. Zimbabwe is set to go for what has been termed “watershed-elections” in 2018 and most opposition parties in the country fear that there might be political violence and vote rigging by the ruling party. Since …

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2018 Voter registration requirements as stated by the Registrar General

By Nkanyiso Ncube Parliamentary watchdog, Veritas has called on government, to revise the voter registration residential requirements so as to allow every eligible voter an opportunity to vote. In a commentary, Veritas said residential requirements should not be a hindrance for people to participation in the upcoming general elections. “All adult citizens must be given an opportunity to register as voters.  Residential requirements for registration …

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Political playing field not level: Women in Politics

By Tariro Senderayi In what many may call a pleasant gatecrashing, attendants were sent into wild cheers ululating for the opposition party leaders who had unexpectedly made an appearance at a women’s election conference held in the capital recently. Running under the banner #HerVoteWins2018, the conference organised by Matabeleland South Member of Parliament, Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga (MDC-T) received an overwhelming turnout by women from opposition political …

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ZEC fumbles to regain public trust

By Divine Dube In an interesting turn of events, Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) Commissioner, Dr.Qhubani Moyo temporarily left the podium when some members of the audience attending ZEC’s presentation held in Bulawayo mockingly shouted “Zanu PF” as he was talking about their preparedness to handle 2018 polls. After a few minutes, Moyo then resumed his address – which ironically, was being aired live on Skyz …

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Election promises and pies in the sky

By Tariro Senderayi Building up to the elections, contesting political parties make use of their manifestos as they promise new reforms that threaten to bring prosperity, peace and a lot more. As Zimbabwe is billed to have elections in 2018, the ruling Zanu Pf has their political think tanks working to entice the masses in the 2018 elections. In a bid to win the hearts …

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Tsvangirai must go it alone in 2018: Mliswa

By Staff Reporter NORTON Legislator Temba Mliswa says MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai is wrong in joining hands with National Peoples Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru, adding that it makes more sense for him to stand alone in 2018 elections. Opposition political parties in the country are reportedly mulling to unite against the ruling Zanu-PF in the impending 2018 watershed elections. MDC-T which is arguably the …

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Tsvangirai salutes workers and vendors …but says real Worker’s Day is 2018 elections

By Daniel Chigundu  MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has paid tribute to the remaining formal workers in Zimbabwe and street vendors for their resilience urging them to register and vote. Zimbabwe has less than half a million formal workers down from the 2 million in 2010 and the situation is getting worse each day as more and more companies are closing shop. In his Workers’ Day …

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Prospective Parliamentarians suggested on Social Media

By Tariro Senderayi The just ended independence celebrations have been met with mixed feelings. While 37 years of freedom is a genuine milestone to celebrate as a nation, some countrymen couldn’t help but feel the sacrifice leading to Zimbabwe’s independence from White minority rule in 1980 has gone in vain. Independence in 1980 meant education for all, equal opportunities, low cost of living, one man …

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