Mujuru’s Catch-22: Repent from the light or die in darkness

By Wisdom Mumera Following news that hoards of her supporters in Masvingo have left the party, Presidential aspirant Joice Mujuru now faces the unenviable task of having to choose between going back to a past that she has been attacking in the last few years or sliding to a natural political death. Sliding is tragically heroic whilst repenting to Zanu PF is a visit to …

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Why Govt will favour tight internet control

By Watmore Makokoba Although a new political order has dawned which has apparently ignited hope for reforms in both Zanu PF and government, the regime however seems to be keen to maintain a firm grip on suppressive internet governance measures to thwart the descending voice, recent research findings have reported. The research paper (The State of Internet Governance in Zimbabwe) launched this week by Zimbabwe …

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Chombo caught in another land scandal

By Wisdom Mumera Embattled former Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo has found himself in the middle of another land scandal involving New Parkland where he is accused of unlawfully evicting residents who had built their houses from as far back as 2005 in favour of new ones who have bought stands from his alleged company. The evictions in New Parkland are in direct opposition to an …

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Grace Mugabe chose politics over cancer fight: Parly

By Daniel Chigundu Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Care says former first-lady Grace Mugabe was reluctant to join other African First Ladies in the fight against the menacing cancer. Cancer has reportedly surpassed HIV/Aids as the number one killer-disease in the country and African continent owing to the cost of its treatment and equipment needed. Zimbabwe with an estimated 14 million has only …

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Mnangagwa’s legal missteps: AG needs to step up advisory role

By Daniel Chigundu Prominent constitutional lawyer Alex Magaisa says the Attorney General’s (AG) Office needs to step up its advisory role to President Emmerson Mnangagwa to avoid continuous legal missteps. Since taking the oath of office on 24th of November 2017, President Mnangagwa has made several legal missteps which have left many wondering if he is getting enough advice or has competent advisors. Among the …

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Mnangagwa’s legal missteps: AG needs to step up advisory role

By Daniel Chigundu Prominent constitutional lawyer Alex Magaisa says the Attorney General’s (AG) Office needs to step up its advisory role to President Emmerson Mnangagwa to avoid continuous legal missteps. Since taking the oath of office on 24th of November 2017, President Mnangagwa has made several legal missteps which have left many wondering if he is getting enough advice or has competent advisors. Among the …

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Recycled cabinet short-changes female politicians

By Buhle Tshavango Only 3 female ministers have made it to the latest 22 member cabinet under President Mnangagwa , a move that has trashed work done in the past years to improve women’s participation in governance issues. The new cabinet which is also devoid of any young blood has been described as a ‘swop and top’ ploy that has seen some ministers being dropped …

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Moyo Feels the Fury of Zimbos from Political Exile

By Wisdom Mumera In the aftermath of his banishment from Zanu PF, exiled former Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education Professor Jonathan Moyo has sought to air out his pains on social media but the ploy has been met with staggering derision and anger by many #Twimbos. Moyo has slowly increased his visibility on Twitter after an unusual period of silence in the aftermath of …

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We are ready for engagement: Mnangagwa

By Daniel Chigundu Newly appointed President of theZimbabwe Republic of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa says his government is ready to engage with any country in the world for the good if the people of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe suffered in the past years owing to its look east policy that resulted in the country being isolated by the much needed potential investors. In is speech at the inauguration …

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Mnangagwa to be sworn-in as President

By Daniel Chigundu Swearing in ceremony for Zanu PF Presidential nominee Emmerson Mnangagwa has been scheduled for Friday (24 November 2017), the Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda has revealed. Addressing the media, Mudenda said preparations for the ceremony are already underway with Mnangagwa expected to arrive in the country later today from exile. “….Comrade Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa was appointed Zanu PF nominee to …

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