I am the right person for Harare West: Mamombe

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa Aspiring candidate for Harare West Constituency Joana Mamombe says she is the right person to stand on an MDC-T ticket for the Parliamentary elections despite facing seasoned legislator and political heavy-weight Jessie Majome in the primary elections. Mamombe who is only 24 years-old and holds a BSc in Biotechnology from Chinhoyi University says the coming polls present youths with opportunities to take …

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Chiefs demand political rights

By Daniel Chigundu Traditional leaders have demanded that they are allowed to publicly declare their political affiliations just like everybody else in the country. According to the Zimbabwean constitution, traditional leaders are not supposed to actively participate in politics or declare their political affiliation although they are allowed to vote during elections. However, some chiefs including Chief’s Council president Fortune Charumbira and Chief Musarurwa have …

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Reduce Presidential powers, end dictatorship then we join alliance :Mangoma

Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe (RDZ) leader Elton Mangoma who is also the Presidential candidate for the Coalition of Democrats (CODE) says they are willing to join hands with others coalitions including the MDC Alliance provided dictatorship issues and presidential powers are dealt with first. Addressing over a hundred people who attended the CODE coalition launch at Freedom Square, Mangoma said the party was being accused …

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Mangoma promise to end child marriages

By Daniel Chigundu Coalition of Democrats (CODE) Presidential candidate Elton Mangoma says if elected into government his party will seek to end rampant cases of child marriages and ensure that girls have access to schools. According to statistics, it is estimated that about 31 percent of girls in Zimbabwe are getting married before their 18th birthday. Early marriages not only deprive girls of education and …

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Out-numbered Zanu PF block elections Bill

By Daniel Chigundu Zanu PF legislators forced the adjournment of the House sitting in a bid to block debate on the Electoral Amendment Bill as they feared being out-numbered by the opposition. Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi on Tuesday moved a motion to suspend the provision of the Standing Orders relating to automatic adjournment, private members Bills and motions taking precedence over …

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Khupe walking away from honey: Chamisa

By Daniel Chigundu MDC Alliance Presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa says he feels sorry for MDC-T members who have chosen to leave the party, adding that they are walking away from honey and happiness. Since the death of Morgan Tsvangirai on 14 February this year, MDC-T has been rocked by serious squabbles over succession issues to the extent that party vice-president Thokozani Khupe, Obert Gutu and …

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Zim being led by 3rd rated leaders: Dr Moyo

By Daniel Chigundu Alliance for the People’s Agenda (APA) Presidential candidate Dr Nkosana Moyo says Zimbabwe is in a mess economically because it is being run by 3rd rated leaders who have no clue on how economies are run. In a Facebook Live video, Dr Moyo said he is ashamed with the calibre of some of the people who have been entrusted with running state …

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Chamisa calls for Govt Transitional Act

By Daniel Chigundu MDC Alliance Presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa said he is going to push for the enactment of the Government Transitional Act which will seek to set guidelines on how power will be transferred to the winner after elections. There has been talk that the military will not accept a person with no military background or liberation war history to lead the country even …

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2018 elections not about crocodiles: Chamisa

By Daniel Chigundu MDC Alliance Presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa has said the impending elections are about the younger generation, adding that President Emmerson Mnangagwa and crew must be resting. Addressing party supporters during a campaign rally at Murehwa Centre in Mashonaland East Province, Chamisa said the older generation played its part by liberating the country but they must now let the younger generation take the …

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MDC-T fires Khupe,Bhebhe and Gutu

Friday, 23 March 2018 National Council fires VP Khupe and two senior leaders The MDC-T National Council, the Supreme-decision-making body in between Congresses met today deliberated on key issues affecting the party. After seven hours of deliberations, the National Council made the following resolutions. 1. The national council noted and acknowledged the  fact that the party has positively rebranded, is renewing and positively re-energized its …

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