What You Need To Know About Proof Of Residence In Order To Vote In 2018
ZESN speaks on Chiwundura by-election….queries strange voters roll anomalies
By Tariro Senderayi A proof of residence is a document confirming where you live – it needs to have both your full name and your address printed on it. Most voters including the youth and women do not own houses they are tenants. This will largely depend on the availability of landlords and the rapport between tenant and landlord. Women voters in the rural areas will require …
Why ZEC might use 2013 voters roll
By Nkanyiso Ncube ZIMBABWE Election Support Network (ZESN) has called on the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to speed up the biometric voter registration exercise to avoid continued use of the controversial 2013 voters roll in future polls. In its preliminary report for the just ended Chiwundura by-election, the elections watchdog said a lot of strange anomalies were unearthed with regards to the 2013 voters roll currently …
Why police crushed MDC-T youth demo
By Daniel Chigundu LEGAL and political commentators are of the view that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) is likely to use the hugely controversial 2013 voters roll in the impending 2018 general elections. While ZEC says it is in the process of trying to compile new voters roll as required by the new constitution, the issue of time frames has been questioned by many political …
Opinion: Are Political Factions Really That Bad?
By Staff Reporter THE Zimbabwe Republic Police anti-riot section today (Wednesday) violently disrupted a sanctioned MDC-T Youth Assembly demonstration in which resulted in many people sustaining serious injuries while six got arrested in the process. MDC-T Youth Assembly was demonstrating against the decision by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to allocate fewer registration centres in Harare and Bulawayo compared to rural based provinces. Dubbed #MyZimbawe demonstration, …
Cry Our Beloved Education System!
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 …
Reporting on elections? Here is what you need to know!
By Watmore Makokoba The dehumanising brutal and pitiless treatment exhibited by management and government of Zimbabwe a few weeks ago might have been overtaken by events, but the pain in the medical students will remain a thorn in the flesh not only for them, but the whole world. Burrowing from mouthful of disgruntlements from former […]
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How Zimbabwe’s New Generation Of Voters Are Shaping 2018 Elections
By Nkanyiso Ncube THE University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Faculty of Arts Department of English and Media Studies organised a media and elections reporting conference aimed at ensuring journalists carry out their mandate in a responsible and ethical manner. The workshop, which focused on the role of the media in elections in a democratic dispensation, brought together students, academics, representatives of diplomatic missions, government representatives and …
#FeesMustFall And What It Means For Zimbabwean Tertiary Education
By Kalabash Contributor The feminist ideology, the future is female may be somewhat true on the global scene but in Zimbabwe’s case the future is in the youth before it can be made about sex, then again saying it is female disregards the equality most feminists have been calling for, anyway that’s a topic for […]
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Who determines hero status?
By Simba The Comic King South Africa is a country we’ve borrowed a lot of things from; we’ve even borrowed the country itself. Heck, you could even say Zimbabwe is now a province of South Africa which is great for me I’ve always wanted to date a Xhosa chick. Sorry, ignore that last part; I […]
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By Buhle Tshavango ZIMBABWEANS from across all political divide were taken aback by the decision to deny the late Dickson “Cde Chinx” Chingaira national hero status, raising debate on who or what determines eligibility to rest at the Heroes Acre. The late former freedom fighter, stole the hearts of many with his revolutionary songs during and after the second Chimurenga and also played a huge …