Marriages Bill: Child brides to share property with perpetrators

The government says the Marriages Bill which is currently before Parliament will see victims of child marriages having the same rights to division of property at annulment. Download | Draft Marriages Bill [Replaces Marriages Act] The Bill, which is seeking to consolidate all marriages in Zimbabwe is also seeking to effect a ban on child …

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Msarara threatens to sue Tsenengamu, Matutu

By Staff Reporter Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe chairman Tafadzwa Msarara says he has instructed his lawyers to institute legal proceeding against Zanu PF Youth League members Lewis Matutu and Godfrey Tsenengamu for peddling falsehoods about him to the media. Tsenengamu and Matutu told the media at a press conference that they have evidence that …

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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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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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