Youths have no support to participate in politics

By Mark Matambirofa National Association of Youth Organisations (NAYO) director Misheck Gondo says even though youths constitute the majority in Zimbabwe there is however no support for them to participate fully in politics. Currently, there are only a handful of youths who have made it into Parliament despite the constitution putting very minimum requirements. Even …

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We will continue to disrupt MDC led committees until they recognise ED says Togarepi

By Owen Correspondent Zanu PF Chief Whip in the National Assembly Pupurai Togarepi says his party will continue to disrupt all Parliamentary Committees which are chaired by MDC legislators until they start recognizing President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Speaking to OpenParlyZW, Togarepi said MDC legislators should not think that they have a monopoly to snub and sabotage …

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Cyber Bill should give creatives more room

By Michelle Muchina Creatives in the country say the Cyber Bill which is yet to be gazetted but whose principles were approved by Cabinet at its 35th meeting should go a long way in creating more room for expression. Although the Bill which has been talked about since the time of the late President Robert …

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No consistencies, no guarantees, 2020 budget is a moving target

By Staff Reporter Seasoned economist Gift Mugano has trashed Mthuli Ncube’s budget which was presented last week arguing that it lacks consistency adding that there is no guarantee that it will be the same by the end of December 2020. Minister Ncube had promised a ZW$29 billion budget for 2020 but a few weeks later …

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2020 Budget: We carry a burden of the past

By Persistence Gwanyanya Correspondent It is now very clear for everyone to see that only long-term solutions can deliver Zimbabwe from its economic ills, which are largely structural in nature. While there appears to be an understanding of the urgency of economic reforms by the treasury, it seems we underestimated the depth of our challenges, …

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Malema stay out, you are misinformed says Mliswa

By Staff Reporter Controversial Norton legislator Temba Mliswa has called on Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema to stay out of Zimbabwe’s politics adding that the country has adequate capacity to handle its own issues. Malema is said to have offered to mediate a deal with the Zanu PF government that will result on …

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Mliswa urges Parliament to punish MDC for boycotting budget

By Staff Reporter Norton legislator Temba Mliswa has called on Parliament to take drastic action against MDC legislators who did not attend the 2020 Budget Presentation in the National Assembly today. Although MDC legislators have in the past been boycotting President Emmerson Mnangagwa over what they call legitimacy issues, the party spokesperson Daniel Molokele said …

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Bank notes saga, Mthuli, Mangudya must explain says Parliament

By Staff Reporter Parliament says Minister of Finance Mthuli Ncube and Reserve Bank Governor John Mangudya must investigate the issue of new banknotes that have been leaked to the black market and give a comprehensive statement to the House next week. The issue of banknotes flooding the black market immediately after release has become a …

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