Mujuru sinks into oblivion after failed attempt to maximise on ‘coup’

By Buhle Tshavango After Joice Mujuru’s “no comment” press conference on Wednesday, questions have been raised over her capabilities to stand as the People’s Rainbow Coalition leader and candidate for the 2018 Presidential elections as she seems to be out of touch with the situation obtaining in the country. Mujuru refused to comment on the current situation where the Zimbabwe Defence Forces have ceased power from …

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Mujuru refuses to comment on military takeover

People’s Rainbow Coalition (PRC) leader Joice Mujuru says she is not in a position to comment on the current military takeover that happened on Tuesday night. Addressing a media briefing, Mujuru said she is yet to study the situation and will not comment out of excitement. “You are not taking time to read in between the lines, there are lot of things that are not …

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Gucci Grace abandons sinking ship

by Buhle Tshavango The whereabouts of Zimbabwe’s first shopper appear to be sketchy as an air of uncertainty hangs about her fate after the announced house arrest of the first family. While it is reported that she has fled to Namibia with her daughter’s family to seek safe haven it is not clear whether this is factual or not. As the castle of cards she …

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Sweden pours US$420K to encourage women participation in governance processes

 By Buhle Tshavango Swedish Embassy has partnered with local organisations in a US$420 000 project dubbed Strengthening Women’s Advocacy for inclusive Governance (SWAG). SWAG which was officially launched yesterday is aimed at supporting women’s participation in democratic processes and governance covering pre and post-election period. The project which 18 months-long and comes at a time when the country is gearing towards the much-hyped 2018 general …

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Youthful aspiring MPs colour their campaigns

By Own Correspondent. A new trend has emerged amongst the rising breed of youthful female political aspirants who are using colour codes to mark their different campaigns. The 2018 general election has seen a lot of young women stepping up to offer their candidacy as agents of change in the usually male-dominated political sphere. More than ever young women appear to have been aroused from …

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WCoZ scale-up young women voters for 2018

By Buhle Tshavango The Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe (WCoZ) has embarked on a drive to encourage more females to register for the 2018 general elections through its Young Women’s Forum (YWF). According to the Forum (YWF), a sloppy language in messaging would encourage and make voter registration appealing to young people. WCoZ is currently running an online campaign where young people who would have registered …

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WCoZ scale-up young women voters for 2018

By Buhle Tshavango The Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe (WCoZ) has embarked on a drive to encourage more females to register for the 2018 general elections through its Young Women’s Forum (YWF). According to the Forum (YWF), a sloppy language in messaging would encourage and make voter registration appealing to young people. WCoZ is currently running an online campaign where young people who would have registered …

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Marichaya enforces Presidential bid

By own correspondent California based Zimbabwean Presidential aspirant Violet Marichaya has acted on her declaration to compete in the country’s big-league politics by launching her party the United Democracy Movement (UDM) at a policy convention held in Bulawayo last week. According to the party, about 366 policy-makers drawn from all of the country’s 10 Provinces attended and participated in setting up of the UDM national …

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