The eviction of Cheshire Disabled people: A story of prejudice & neglect
In a Gokwe, a teenager battles forced marriage to her uncle
By Watmore Makokoba It is 5 am early in the morning and everyone is probably contemplating on waking up or have one last nap of sleep before rising up for the day, this can only be in the dreams and imaginations to the Cheshire house former inhabitants. As Monica (not real name) narrates her ordeal after forcing […]
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Before we kick ZEC in the proverbial balls, here’s why BVR might not be such a bad idea
By Watmore Makokoba Agnes Mutsoko aged 18, of Musambasi village had to seek justice from the traditional court of chief Nemangwe following her battling the threat of a forced marriage to septuagenarian uncle, Obert Matambirofa. Her recent marriage to youthful boyfriend, Liberty Mugari, 19, faced challenges – after her husband fell sick to a mysterious […]
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5 things that make Zimbabwe and Zimbabweans weirdly different
By Simba The Comic King The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) is proposing that a Bio-metric Voter Registration (BVR) be put in place. So that we do not waste time get straight to the juicy s**t, BVR is simply a way of registering to vote and capturing your data through digital means. If you were looking […]
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Unemployment blamed for the deadly Sabi gold War
By Nigel Ndlovu Whether I like it or not I was born Zimbabwean and I have come to realize that there are some aspects about us Zimbos which make us weirdly different. Below is a list of things I have identified which make us weirdly different, enjoy and please add some of the things you […]
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National Peace Reconciliation Bill 2017
By Watmore Makokoba Worsening economic conditions culminating into high levels of poverty, unemployment and stiff competition for resources are the main causes of the recent deadly clashes that have claimed lives at Sabi gold mining community in Zvishavane, a human rights and community watch organisation warned. The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has urged the Ministry of Mines and mining Development to look into the issue …
Disabled people suffer
Zim is the 2nd most developed country in Africa… wait what?
…..as government drags to implement UNCRPD commitment By TapiwaMutizamhepo Zimbabwe is a signatory to United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of Disabled people, where it pledged its commitment to undertake and fulfill various obligations intended to uplift and improve the conditions of people living with disabilities in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwean government signed the document in September 2013, this meant the government would ‘promote, protect and ensure …
Why MDC’s 100 Billion Dollar Economy Plan May Actually Work
(Not so) Dear His Excellency, Commander In Chief of the Armed Forces And President and First Secretary of Zanu PF, Chancellor of All State Universities, Life President of Zimbabwe and blah blah blah blah (you get the gist of it) I was watching you speak the World economic forum and besides wondering why a man […]
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HIFA 2017 6-day program starts today!
by Simba The Comic King Whenever election time “looms,” political candidates start promising people crazy s**t if you vote for them like getting your d**k sucked at a bachelor party and all of it will be filmed for the whole world to see how small a d**k you have. Every once in a while though, […]
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By Kudzayi Zvinavashe Running under the theme, Staging an Intervention, Harare is billed to come to life as the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) is set to open its doors to festival goers on the 2nd of May in what is slated to be a 6-day program. Speaking at the press conference, HIFA […]
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