Out-numbered Zanu PF block elections Bill

By Daniel Chigundu Zanu PF legislators forced the adjournment of the House sitting in a bid to block debate on the Electoral Amendment Bill as they feared being out-numbered by the opposition. Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi on Tuesday moved a motion to suspend the provision of the Standing Orders relating to automatic adjournment, private members Bills and motions taking precedence over …

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Chamisa’s visit to Cde Jabu, endorsement or fragile peace truce?

Nelson Chamisa greeting Jabulani Sibanda By Kalabash Contributor The issue of trolls has never been close to home than now in this election cycle. It’s gloves off from the two main political camps, Zanu Pf and the MDC Alliance. Any citizen who dares come up with their own opinion in between that risks being called […]

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Missing US$15 billion: Parly summons Mohadi

By Daniel Chigundu Mines and Energy Parliamentary Portfolio Committee has summoned Vice President Kembo Mohadi to appear before it on the 9th of April to give evidence on the alleged missing US$15 billion diamond revenue. According to former President Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe lost about US$15 billion in diamond revenue through illicit deals and smuggling at Chiadzwa in Marange. Vice President Mohadi was Minister of Home …

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Con-court application not for Mugabe restoration!

By Dr Baba Activists who have filled a constitutional court application seeking to invalidate the army takeover (Operation Restore Order)) and questioning the constitutionality of the current government led By President Emerson Mnangagwa have refuted that they are seeking the resurrection of deposed Mugabe. The activists maintain that in actual fact their activism was borne […]

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ZEC summons misbehaving chiefs

By Daniel Chigundu Commissioner Joyce Kazembe who was standing in for Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chairperson Priscilla Chigumba says they will soon be meeting with traditional leaders (chiefs) over reckless political statements they are making. Chief who according to Chapter 15 of the Zimbabwe Constitution, on Section 281(2).a.b.c and d are prohibited from active politics, furthering interests of political parties or acting in a partisan …

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Zanu PF, MDC youths in rare peace truce

Dr Baba No more fights between ruling party Zanu PF and opposition MDC youths in Chitungwiza following the signing of a historic peace pact where both partied make an oath to tolerate each other and agree to disagree. Youths from St. Mary’s suburb in Chitungwiza this week signed a peace treaty at a peace-building initiative […]

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Mnangagwa lies about US$3billion FDI

By Daniel Chigundu MDC Alliance says President Emmerson Mnangagwa is lying to the people that the country has received about US$3billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) adding that such an investment would have been visible. Zimbabwe is currently leaving no stone unturned in its quest to attract the much needed but elusive FDIs to help drive the economy from its current gridlock. President Mnangagwa even …

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First lady gives up Chirumhanzu -Zibagwe Constituency

By Pretty Chavango First lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has stepped down as Chirumhanzu-Zibagwe legislator to concentrate on her new role as a mother of the nation, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced. Auxillia Mnangagwa became a legislator in March 2015 taking over the seat from her husband who had been elevated to become Vice President of the country. In the election, she garnered 16 092 while Dewah …

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Chigumba urged to tackle electoral reforms

By Daniel Chigundu Newly appointed Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba has been urged to hit the ground running in dealing with electoral reforms ahead of the impending harmonised elections. Zimbabwe is set to go for general elections in less than six months and a lot of ground has been covered in terms of preparation, although there are still a lot of reforms …

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Jumbo Mine residents angry with Dinha

By Wisdom Mumera Jumbo Mine (Mazowe North) residents are angry with their legislator Martin Dinha whom they accuse of focusing on politics while ignoring their water challenges. The area is experiencing acute water shortages to the extent that the installed borehole is failing to cope with demand for water from the residents. In an interview, Annabelle Sithole a resident in the area said what angers …

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