Privileges Committee: MDC cry foul over double prosecution

By Staff Reporter MDC Chief Whip Honourable Prosper Mutseyami says setting a Privileges Committee to investigate his party’s conduct in Parliament is like double prosecution since they have already been punished through loss of sitting allowances. The Speaker of the National Assembly a few weeks ago ruled that MDC legislators would lose their 5 months …

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Meet the MP| Miriam Mushayi| Kuwadzana| MDC

By Michelle Chifamba Kuwadzana Constituency legislator Miriam Mushayi (MDC- Alliance) is a champion for the rights of women, children and people living with disabilities. Mushayi says she hopes to use her role as a legislator to empower as many young women as possible. “I want to be able to look back and see women who …

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Two feminists vs Chief Ndiweni, MDC & Others

OPINION By Tinatswe Mhaka Chief Felix Nhlanhlayamangwane Khayisa Ndiweni (54) has been ruling the Matabeleland South Area of Ntabazinduna for the last five (5) years after succeeding his now late father Chief Khayisa Ndiweni in 2014. Zimbabwe still maintains some semblance of monarchical rule by positioning Chiefs as leaders of rural communities and ‘Traditional leaders …

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Life outside Parliament has been great: Majome

By Michelle Muchina Former Harare West Legislator Jessie Fungayi Majome has said she is enjoying life out of Parliament adding that she is now able to focus on other things including her law practice. Majome contested for the Harare West seat as an independent candidate in the 2018 general elections but could not get enough …

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Flopped march was not about numbers: Zanu PF

By Own Correspondent  Zanu PF activist Alex Gakanje has said the flopped anti-sanctions march held on Friday was not about numbers but about sending a clear message to America and the European Union (EU). The march a brainchild of SADC was meant to put out a united message by the region against sanctions on Zimbabwe …

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DOWNLOAD: Citizens’ Manifesto calls for inclusive national dialogue

The Citizens’ Manifesto lauds and supports the on-going efforts by the church to unlock the protracted crisis, but reiterates that any outcome of the envisaged inclusive national dialogue should not be prescribed ahead of time, but must emerge as a direct result of clearly outlined and transparent processes which are premised on broad-based consultation of …

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Gutu supports stringent requirements for Presidential aspirants

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T vice president Obert Gutu says he supports the move to review the qualifications and conditions needed for one to contest for the office of the President in Zimbabwe. Government is reportedly trying to increase the number of people who will nominate a candidate to contest in the Presidential election as well …

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Church gets backlash for suggesting poll sabbath

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa Calls by the Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations (ZHOCD) to suspend elections for about 7 years to enable healing as well as resetting of national politics has attracted a backlash from Zimbabweans across the political divide. Zimbabweans interviewed are of the view that the church is off-side, in suggesting the sabbath adding …

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Open letter to Vincent Tsvangirai

Dear Vincent I meant to write to you earlier but I was attending Robert Mugabe’s funeral so I had to defer my letter a bit, apologies. I come in peace and congratulations on winning the Glen View South by-election, that seat was yours to lose. MDC runs the city and you may want to suggest …

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We will not join POLAD says Masarira-Kaingidza

By Daniel Chigundu Labour Economists and Afrikan Democrats (LEAD) president Linda Masarira-Kaingidza says her political party will not join the on-going Political Actors Dialogue (POLAD) arguing that it is not addressing the challenges faced in the country. POLAD which is composed of Zanu PF and a few other political parties that contested in the Presidential …

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