Missing Dzamara: Mnangagwa must apologise

By Daniel Chigundu. Transform Zimbabwe (TZ) leader Jacob Ngarivhume says it is a shame that President Emmerson Mnangagwa has failed to explain the whereabouts of missing activist Itai Dzamara or to at least issue an apology. Dzamara, a father of two went missing on 9 March 2015 when he had reportedly gone to have a haircut and there has not been word or clue about …

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Mthwakazi brutal arrests: Crisis Coalition condemns military involvement

By Buhle Tshavango Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) has castigated the Zimbabwe army’s involvement in the brutal beating and arrest of Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP) youths who were demonstrating against President Emmerson Mnangagwa. MRP youths were demanding that President Mnangagwa should come clean on his role in the Gukurahundi massacre that claimed the lives of about 20 000 alleged Ndebele people in the early 80s. …

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Why Mugabe cant save himself from impeachment

By Daniel Chigundu While under-fire President Robert Mugabe might still remain leader of the country owing to various constitutional provisions, he is however unable to save himself from impeachment. According to analysts, Mugabe is seriously running out of options as Parliament is likely to impeach him on Tuesday if Zanu PF and the army generals fail to remove him through current negotiations. Mugabe is said …

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BREAKING!!! Mugabe still President: Tshinga Dube

By Daniel Chigundu Former War Veterans Minister Tshinga Dube says President Robert Mugabe has not yet stepped down as leader of the country and his fate will only be finalised tomorrow. Briefing people after a demonstration organised by war veterans, Comrade Dube said “I have been sent by General Constantine Chiwenga to advise people to go home for today, he said we should not go …

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Zimbos demonstrate against Mugabe

People from across Zimbabwe have converged in Harare and Bulawayo to demand that President Robert Mugabe step down and pave way for a new leader. Zimbabweans took to the streets for the first time since independence in 1980 to collectively demonstrate against the veteran politician who is currently under house arrest from Tuesday. Mugabe who turns 94 in February next year is accused of running …

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Mnangagwa’s expulsion: CSOs raise instability fears

By Watmore Makokoba The speed at which political drama is unfolding in Zimbabwe, especially in the past two weeks is a high indication that things have indeed fallen apart and the centre can no longer hold. This follows the theatre of unprecedented events in the Zanu PF camp which saw Emerson Mnangagwa being sacked from both government and party. Civic society organisations have warned that …

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2018 Presidential candidates: Chiefs caught offside

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa Civic society organisations have condemned traditional leaders for deliberately violating Section 281 of the Constitution by declaring their support for President Robert Mugabe’s candidature for the impending 2018 elections. During the National Annual Chiefs Conference held in Bulawayo last week, Zimbabwe’s Chiefs Council (ZCC) president Fortune Charumbira announced that the chiefs were fully behind the candidature of the 93-year-old leader. The endorsement also …

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Why Africa won’t uphold Human Rights

Watmore Makokoba Human rights organisations say it is difficult to expect Africa to adopt a positive paradigm shift towards upholding of human rights. Amnesty International regional director for Southern Africa Deprose Muchena said failure by Parliamentarians, particularly in Zimbabwe, sets a very bad example why it is difficult to create an Africa where fundamental human rights are upheld. “The Zimbabwean Parliament has failed to realign laws …

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Why Nera Youth is protesting against Grace’s diplomatic immunity

By Staff Reporter NERA Youth Forum will today (30 August 2017) hold a demonstration at the South African embassy in Belgravia Harare to register their displeasure following the granting of diplomatic immunity to First Lady Grace Mugabe by that country’s Department of International Relations. The youth forum intends to hand over a petition that details their displeasure a few weeks ago, Grace Mugabe made headlines …

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Provoke us and see what happens…. Tajamuka warns police ahead of #Shutdown demo

By Watmore Makokoba TAJAMUKA spokesperson Promise Mkwananzi has warned the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) against interfering with its “lawful and peaceful demonstration” scheduled for 20th to 25th of June, adding that any form of interference will result in violence. Addressing the media a press conference, Mkwananzi said the national week of peaceful action and non-violent resistance is within the confinements of the constitution, and that …

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