Zanu PF bigwigs behind machete gangs: Chinyanganya

By Sibusiso Ncube Kadoma Central legislator Muchineripi Chinyanganya says some top officials in Zanu PF are behind the machete-wielding gangs (mashurugwi) who are terrorising artisanal miners around the country. Currently, the effects of the machete-wielding gangs have been felt in such areas as Shurugwi, Kadoma, Kwekwe and some parts of Matabeleland. In an interview, Honourable …

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Zanu PF bigwigs behind machete gangs: Chinyanganya

By Sibusiso Ncube Kadoma Central legislator Muchineripi Chinyanganya says some top officials in Zanu PF are behind the machete-wielding gangs (mashurugwi) who are terrorising artisanal miners around the country. Currently, the effects of the machete-wielding gangs have been felt in such areas as Shurugwi, Kadoma, Kwekwe and some parts of Matabeleland. In an interview, Honourable …

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Child rights activist blasts uncaring Govt over child marriages

By Staff Reporter Child rights activist Loveness Mudzuru has castigated the government for delaying with laws that will end child marriages adding that laws that deal with power are treated on an urgent basis. Child marriages have been on a rise in the country despite being banned by the Constitutional court a few ago which …

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Is Wadyajena a blue-eyed-boy in Parliament?

Norton legislator Temba Mliswa has asked Parliament to explain why Gokwe-Nembudziya legislator Justice Mayor Wadyajena is given special treatment in Parliament adding that the youthful flamboyant legislator has never read a report from the Agriculture Committee on his own as he is always absent. Speaking in the National Assembly recently, Honourable Mliswa said it appears …

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Youths have no support to participate in politics

By Mark Matambirofa National Association of Youth Organisations (NAYO) director Misheck Gondo says even though youths constitute the majority in Zimbabwe there is however no support for them to participate fully in politics. Currently, there are only a handful of youths who have made it into Parliament despite the constitution putting very minimum requirements. Even …

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Reduce military budget says MDC youths

By Staff Reporter MDC Youth Assembly has called on Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube to consider slashing the budget allocation for the military adding that the country is not under war. Minister Ncube is expected to present the 2020 National Budget before Parliament tomorrow and indications from the pre-budget seminar held in Victoria Falls a few …

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Mnangagwa’s SONA fail to inspire youths

By Marshall Bwanya Zimbabwean youths have said they are disappointed by the State of the Nation Address (SONA) which was presented by President Emmerson Mnangagwa for failing to highlight how the government was going to remedy the current economic woes being faced in the country. Zimbabwe is facing a lot of challenges economically owing to …

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Watch Vincent Tsvangirai full interview [Video]

“There is always hope even in the worst of situations there is always light at the end of the tunnel sometimes it’s not easy to reach that tunnel but I believe there is hope. “I always say I think as Zimbabweans, as political parties and all stakeholders of the country it’s important that we must …

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What young Zimbabweans think of their MPs

By Tanyaradzwa Timbatimba Youths who are touted as the leaders of tomorrow and constituted a significant number on the voters roll in the 2018 general elections have expressed disappointment in the way legislators have performed. The youths say they had hoped that the legislators would focus on social issues affecting communities such as access to …

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Why young people snub Parly public hearings

By James Martin Young people say they don’t attend Parliamentary public hearings because their voices are not heard as their contributions are not considered most of the times. Parliament through its legislative role usually go around the country seeking people’s views to various Bills that would have been tabled in Parliament, but young people have …

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