The eviction of Cheshire Disabled people: A story of prejudice & neglect

By Watmore Makokoba It is 5 am early in the morning and everyone is probably contemplating on waking up or have one last nap of sleep before rising up for the day, this can only be in the dreams and imaginations to the Cheshire house former inhabitants. As Monica (not real name) narrates her ordeal after forcing […]

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Mliswa on grand coalition: I am better off alone

By Staff Reporter Independent legislator for Norton constituency Temba Mliswa on Wednesday disclosed that his focus was on the Norton electorate who voted him into power after he triumphed into victory against Zanu-PF candidate Ronald Chindedza last year. Addressing journalists during one of his regular media briefings in the capital, the Norton legislator suddenly made a u-turn after having made some remarks two weeks ago …

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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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Zanu-PF MPs push for the dismissal of the National Peace & Reconciliation Commission bill

By Staff Reporter Vice president Phelekezela Mphoko who also doubles as the minister of Peace and Reconciliation Commission on Tuesday last week proposed for the adjournment of debate on the second reading motion of National Peace and Reconciliation Bill after debate in parliament became heated. Download the Bill here: National_Peace__Reconciliation_Bill_2017 The call came after Zanu-PF legislators’ started behaving in a rowdy way towards the acting speaker Melody …

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Zanu PF gears up for 2018 elections

By Nkanyiso Ncube Zimbabwe’s cash crisis has not stopped President Robert Mugabe and his ruling party Zanu Pf from spending millions on a fleet of cars. A move that critics have viewed as a distasteful as the ordinary person in the country is currently struggling to get hold of cash. Reports that circulated on social media show that Zanu Pf had purchased Ford Fiestas, Ford …

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Unemployment blamed for the deadly Sabi gold War

By Watmore Makokoba Worsening economic conditions culminating into high levels of poverty, unemployment and stiff competition for resources are the main causes of the recent deadly clashes that have claimed lives at Sabi gold mining community in Zvishavane, a human rights and community watch organisation warned. The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has urged the Ministry of Mines and mining Development to look into the issue …

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Vendors’ contribution is insignificant: Manyenyeni

By Daniel Chigundu HARARE Mayor Councillor Bernard Manyenyeni says despite flooding the pavements in the central business district (CBD), vendors’ contribution to the city council coffers is too little to talk about. In Harare alone, it is widely believed that there are more than 5 000 vendors selling various wares that range from second-hand clothes, shoes, books and vegetables among other things. However, these vendors …

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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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Disabled people suffer

…..as government drags to implement UNCRPD commitment By TapiwaMutizamhepo Zimbabwe is a signatory to United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of Disabled people, where it pledged its commitment to undertake and fulfill various obligations intended to uplift and improve the conditions of people living with disabilities in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwean government signed the document in September 2013, this meant the government would ‘promote, protect and ensure …

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