Zim could have been better with Tongogara alive

By Daniel Chigundu Chipinge coffee farmer Richard Le Vieux who is at the centre of a land (Farfell Coffee Estate) dispute with Remembrance Mbudzana has told Parliament to reflect on how Zimbabwe could have been had the late former ZANLA commander General Josiah Tongogara not died. Tongogara, who died in 1979 when the country was …

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CSRO to conduct ZACC interviews

By Daniel Chigundu The Parliamentary Committee on Standing Rules and Orders (CSRO) is expected to interview about 38 people who are seeking to be appointed to the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC). The selected people will replace the previous members of the commission who resigned earlier this year. About 152 people were nominated and after calls …

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CSRO to conduct ZACC interviews

By Daniel Chigundu The Parliamentary Committee on Standing Rules and Orders (CSRO) is expected to interview about 38 people who are seeking to be appointed to the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC). The selected people will replace the previous members of the commission who resigned earlier this year. About 152 people were nominated and after calls …

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Chitungwizwa Rejects MOPO Bill

Chitungwiza residents on Friday rejected the proposed Maintenance of Peace and Order Bill (MOPO) saying the bill was draconian and unconstitutional. Making submissions before the committee on Defence, Home Affairs and Thematic Committee on Security Services and Peace and Security, Charles Defa who hails from Chitungwiza said, ” the  introduction of the Bill has nothing to do …

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Growing elephant herd puts Zimbabwe in CITES Dilemma

By Daniel Chigundu Zimbabwe is caught up in a dilemma on whether to stay or pull-out of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) on the back of a growing elephant herd and dwindling space which is also being taken up by an equally growing human population. There are about 84 000 elephants …

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MOPO Bill set for public hearings

By Daniel Chigundu Maintenance of Peace and Order (MOPO) Bill which is set to replace the unpopular Public Order and Security Act (POSA) is set for public hearings starting on the 3rd of June. MOPO Bill has received wide condemnation from various legal watchdogs and political commentators who are of the view that it is …

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Austerity is meant for Govt only: Mthuli

By Daniel Chigundu  Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube says “Austerity for Prosperity” is targeted at government alone and does not extend to the private sector and individuals. Austerity for Prosperity is the theme for the 2019 National Budget presented by Minister Ncube and which has generally been criticised by some economists and politicians who believe it …

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