Will the BAZ board live up to the promise?

By Own Correspondent The new Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) board that was recently inducted faces a daunting task of trying to convince people that they will deliver on their promises especially issuance of radio and television licences. While the board deserves a chance, they will, however, need to work hard to come out of …

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Will the BAZ board live up to the promise?

By Own Correspondent The new Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) board that was recently inducted faces a daunting task of trying to convince people that they will deliver on their promises especially issuance of radio and television licences. While the board deserves a chance, they will, however, need to work hard to come out of …

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The Patriots Act: A Zanu PF way of trapping themselves

By Anonymous Zanu PF, the party with a two-thirds majority in Zimbabwe’s Parliament is contemplating championing a law which makes it criminal to speak against the interests of the country. One of the most vocal proponents of this Act is the Zanu PF Chief Whip Pupurai Togarepi, who happens to be the party’s youth leader. …

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Two feminists vs Chief Ndiweni, MDC & Others

OPINION By Tinatswe Mhaka Chief Felix Nhlanhlayamangwane Khayisa Ndiweni (54) has been ruling the Matabeleland South Area of Ntabazinduna for the last five (5) years after succeeding his now late father Chief Khayisa Ndiweni in 2014. Zimbabwe still maintains some semblance of monarchical rule by positioning Chiefs as leaders of rural communities and ‘Traditional leaders …

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Life outside Parliament has been great: Majome

By Michelle Muchina Former Harare West Legislator Jessie Fungayi Majome has said she is enjoying life out of Parliament adding that she is now able to focus on other things including her law practice. Majome contested for the Harare West seat as an independent candidate in the 2018 general elections but could not get enough …

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Flopped march was not about numbers: Zanu PF

By Own Correspondent  Zanu PF activist Alex Gakanje has said the flopped anti-sanctions march held on Friday was not about numbers but about sending a clear message to America and the European Union (EU). The march a brainchild of SADC was meant to put out a united message by the region against sanctions on Zimbabwe …

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DOWNLOAD: Citizens’ Manifesto calls for inclusive national dialogue

The Citizens’ Manifesto lauds and supports the on-going efforts by the church to unlock the protracted crisis, but reiterates that any outcome of the envisaged inclusive national dialogue should not be prescribed ahead of time, but must emerge as a direct result of clearly outlined and transparent processes which are premised on broad-based consultation of …

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Gutu supports stringent requirements for Presidential aspirants

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T vice president Obert Gutu says he supports the move to review the qualifications and conditions needed for one to contest for the office of the President in Zimbabwe. Government is reportedly trying to increase the number of people who will nominate a candidate to contest in the Presidential election as well …

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Church gets backlash for suggesting poll sabbath

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa Calls by the Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations (ZHOCD) to suspend elections for about 7 years to enable healing as well as resetting of national politics has attracted a backlash from Zimbabweans across the political divide. Zimbabweans interviewed are of the view that the church is off-side, in suggesting the sabbath adding …

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We will not join POLAD says Masarira-Kaingidza

By Daniel Chigundu Labour Economists and Afrikan Democrats (LEAD) president Linda Masarira-Kaingidza says her political party will not join the on-going Political Actors Dialogue (POLAD) arguing that it is not addressing the challenges faced in the country. POLAD which is composed of Zanu PF and a few other political parties that contested in the Presidential …

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