Opinion: Are Political Factions Really That Bad?

By Open Parly Contributor If you have been in Zimbabwe for a while you would know factions as bad and in Zanu Pf’s case is treasonous but in reality, every democracy will have what pessimists view as factionalism but in reality, it is just a difference of views. A true democracy should welcome and accommodate all views even when majority view determines which path to …

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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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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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