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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Election promises and pies in the sky

By Tariro Senderayi Building up to the elections, contesting political parties make use of their manifestos as they promise new reforms that threaten to bring prosperity, peace and a lot more. As Zimbabwe is billed to have elections in 2018, the ruling Zanu Pf has their political think tanks working to entice the masses in the 2018 elections. In a bid to win the hearts …

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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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Zim is the 2nd most developed country in Africa… wait what?

(Not so) Dear His Excellency, Commander In Chief of the Armed Forces And President and First Secretary of Zanu PF, Chancellor of All State Universities, Life President of Zimbabwe and blah blah blah blah (you get the gist of it) I was watching you speak the World economic forum and besides wondering why a man […]

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Why MDC’s 100 Billion Dollar Economy Plan May Actually Work

by Simba The Comic King Whenever election time “looms,” political candidates start promising people crazy s**t if you vote for them like getting your d**k sucked at a bachelor party and all of it will be filmed for the whole world to see how small a d**k you have. Every once in a while though, […]

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Violence against journalists increases by 71%

By Staff Reporter. ABOUT 23 journalists were unlawfully arrested or detained while 12 were assaulted by either police or unruly political activists while carrying out their journalistic duties last year, Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) has revealed in its State of the Media Report. Speaking on behalf of media stakeholders at a press conference, ahead of the World Press Freedom Day which is commemorated …

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Latest on Masvingo police brutally

…victim takes legal action   By Watmore Makokoba Anna Masukangoto (45)who recently endured the full wrath of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) in Ngundu villagein Masvingo after she was handcuffed to the fence for 7 hours  has filed a letter of complaint against the police conduct to the station Officer Commanding. According to Ngundu villagers who witnessed the incident say the violation  was carried out …

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Prospective Parliamentarians suggested on Social Media

By Tariro Senderayi The just ended independence celebrations have been met with mixed feelings. While 37 years of freedom is a genuine milestone to celebrate as a nation, some countrymen couldn’t help but feel the sacrifice leading to Zimbabwe’s independence from White minority rule in 1980 has gone in vain. Independence in 1980 meant education for all, equal opportunities, low cost of living, one man …

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“ZANU PF reforming from within,” says Mnangagwa

By Tariro Daphne If recent sentiments by Vice President Emerson Mnangangwa are to go by, the factional battles that have ejected some party members are part of Zanu Pf’s rejuvenation. Recently Sarah Mahoka and Sandi Moyo were booted out of the party, National Commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere has been under fire with fellow party member calling for his ouster citing corruption and fanning factionalism as the …

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