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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Zanu PF youths get green light to contest bigwigs

 By Daniel Chigundu  Zanu PF youths have been given the go-ahead to contest the party’s bigwigs for Parliamentary and council seats in the impending general elections. Although there is no written rule, but generally Parliamentary and council seats are usually a preserve of the party’s bigwigs who use every means in and outside the book to wrestle youths out. Youths and women have always been …

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Zanu PF targets foreign owned kombis

Daniel Chigundu Zanu PF Secretary for Youth Affairs Pupurai Togarepi says the party’s youth league will be venturing into the kombi business with the intention of driving foreigners out. Although the public transport sector is one of the various sectors reserved for the locals in the country’s indigenous laws, Nigerians and other nationals are reportedly controlling a huge chunk of kombis in Harare and other …

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Zanu PF youths launch #EDHasMyVote Campaign

By Pretty Chavango Zanu PF Youth League has launched a campaign dubbed #EDHasMyVote in a bid to drum up support for President Emmerson Mnangagwa using social media ahead of the impending general elections. According to statistics, about 65 percent of Zimbabwe’s population is youthful and has a huge presence on the various social media platforms such Twitter, Facebook and Instagram among many others. Political parties …

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Don’t expect much from Davos trip: Ngarivhume

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa Transform Zimbabwe (TZ) leader Jacob Ngarivhume says people should not expect much from President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s trip to the World Economic Forum at Davos in Switzerland adding that there are still a lot of issues that need to be solved first. President Mnangagwa led a high powered delegation that includes ministers, captains of industry and technocrats to Switzerland to try and convince …

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Fighting Corruption: ZACC attributes ineffectiveness to weak laws

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) says it is not able to effectively carry out its anti-corruption mandate due to weak and inconsistent laws. Since its formation in 2013, ZACC has not done anything meaningful despite being funded through public funds every year, a development which has seen it being unpopular with many Zimbabweans who are pissed by went-away corruption which has eroded …

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Mudede frustrating potential urban voters: ERC

By Watmore Makokoba  Election Resource Centre (ERC) says it has unearthed a voter suppression drive being done by the Registrar General’s office in issuing identity documents needed for voter registration. The election watchdog say the drive is targeted at disenfranchising voters in urban areas and Matabeleland region which are generally regarded as opposition strongholds. Also targeted are aliens whose allegiance is still a subject of …

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