ERC submits election legal framework analysis to Parliament

By James Martin Election Resource Centre (ERC) says it has submitted to Parliament its analysis of the legal framework that governs elections in Zimbabwe. The analysis which was handed over to the Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda is seeking among other things to help speed up electoral reforms in the country. Speaking recently, …

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Another call for national dialogue

By Daniel Chigundu Progressive Political Parties (PPP) which is composed of Coalition of Democrats (CODE), Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have joined the bandwagon of parties that are calling for a national dialogue in Zimbabwe. National dialogue has been identified as one of the most practical ways of ending the …

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Remove soldiers or officially declare State of Emergency: Mtetwa

By Daniel Chigundu Prominent human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa has called on the government to remove soldiers from the streets or to officially declare the State of Emergency. A State of Emergency is a situation of national danger or disaster in which the government suspends normal constitutional procedures in order to regain control. However, since …

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New MPs are not given the floor: Chinyanganya

By Daniel Chigundu Kadoma Central legislator Muchineripi Chinyanganya says most of the new legislators fail to make contributions to debates or deliver their maiden speeches in the National Assembly, not because of intimidation but because they are not given the floor. Zimbabwe’s National Assembly has about 270 legislators (210 directly elected and 60 for proportional …

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New MPs are not given the floor: Chinyanganya

By Daniel Chigundu Kadoma Central legislator Muchineripi Chinyanganya says most of the new legislators fail to make contributions to debates or deliver their maiden speeches in the National Assembly, not because of intimidation but because they are not given the floor. Zimbabwe’s National Assembly has about 270 legislators (210 directly elected and 60 for proportional …

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