Is Mahere’s Yellow Manifesto strategy attainable?

By Buhle Tshavango DESPITE receiving an onslaught of criticism since announcing her intentions to stand as an independent candidate for the Mount Pleasant National Assembly seat, Advocate Fadzayi Mahere seems undeterred in her quest as she has proceeded to present a manifesto as part of her campaign strategy. The 21 paged manifesto dubbed,” Mt.Pleasant Constituency Yellow Manifesto “, outlines her campaign strategy and highlights the …

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Is Mahere’s Yellow Manifesto strategy attainable?

By Buhle Tshavango DESPITE receiving an onslaught of criticism since announcing her intentions to stand as an independent candidate for the Mount Pleasant National Assembly seat, Advocate Fadzayi Mahere seems undeterred in her quest as she has proceeded to present a manifesto as part of her campaign strategy. The 21 paged manifesto dubbed,” Mt.Pleasant Constituency Yellow Manifesto “, outlines her campaign strategy and highlights the …

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ZESN speaks on Chiwundura by-election….queries strange voters roll anomalies

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 …

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Reasons why MDC-T legislators are objecting Constitutional Amendment Bill No. 1

By Staff Reporter MDC-T legislators yesterday threw everything in and outside law books in a heated attempt to pursued Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa to reconsider adoption of the topical Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment Bill No.1. So intense was the debate in the National Assembly that the House ended up adjourning debate around 7 pm. If passed into law, the Constitutional Amendment Bill No. 1 will …

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Mudenda disappointed by slow law reforms

By Daniel Chigundu SPEAKER of National Assembly Jacob Mudenda says he is disappointed by the lack of seriousness by Members of Parliament (MPs) when it comes to reforming of laws. The delays in reforming laws have seen the country continue using laws that were made during the colonial era, some of which are not cognisant of the prevailing situation. Addressing MPs and delegates during a …

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Six universities partner Parly to translate constitution

By Staff Reporter PARLIAMENT will soon have the constitution translated in eight vernacular local languages in a bid to foster understanding of the country’s supreme law which was passed in 2013. Addressing delegates last week on the sidelines of the Parliament Open Day, Speaker of National Assembly Jacob Mudenda revealed that over six institutions of higher learning have come aboard to help with the constitution …

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Gender parity in danger …situation to get worse in 2023: Mudenda

By Daniel Chigundu SPEAKER of the National Assembly, Jacob Mudenda has warned that female representation in Parliament is on the verge of falling if political parties do not align their constitutions with the country’s constitution on 50-50 representation. Women representation is currently at 35 percent (124) out of the current 350 legislators in the Zimbabwean Parliament. The 35 percent is inclusive of the extra women …

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We created 2 million jobs already: Zanu PF

By Daniel Chigundu LABOUR and Social Welfare Deputy Minister Tapiwa Matangaidze told Parliament that Zanu PF has already created the promised 2 million jobs. Zanu PF in its 2013 election manifesto, promised to create about 2.2 million to help reduce the country’s unemployment rate which is said to be around 89 percent. Lack of employment opportunities has affected the youths mostly as they constitute about …

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Majome queries omission of GNU photos from Parly Exhibition

By Staff Reporter. ZIMBABWEANS will for the first time have an opportunity to mix and mingle with their legislators during the Parliament Open Day scheduled from the 8th to 9th of June 2017 this year. The Parliament Open Day will be running under the theme, “Parliament of Zimbabwe celebrating 37 years of independence and democracy”. During the Open Day, citizens will have time to understand and …

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Majome queries omission of GNU photos from Parly Exhibition

By Staff Reporter. ZIMBABWEANS will for the first time have an opportunity to mix and mingle with their legislators during the Parliament Open Day scheduled from the 8th to 9th of June 2017 this year. The Parliament Open Day will be running under the theme, “Parliament of Zimbabwe celebrating 37 years of independence and democracy”. During the Open Day, citizens will have time to understand and …

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