MDC-T fumes over Mudarikwa’s “thuggish remarks”

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T has castigated Uzumba Maramba Pfungwe (UMP) legislator Simbaneuta Mudarikwa for declaring that there was no space for the opposition in his constituency. On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, the self-styled legislator declared that there is no space for the opposition in UMP and also that Zanu PF is guaranteed of getting 80 000 votes in this particular constituency in the impending 2018 …

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The eviction of Cheshire Disabled people: A story of prejudice & neglect

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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Mliswa on grand coalition: I am better off alone

By Staff Reporter Independent legislator for Norton constituency Temba Mliswa on Wednesday disclosed that his focus was on the Norton electorate who voted him into power after he triumphed into victory against Zanu-PF candidate Ronald Chindedza last year. Addressing journalists during one of his regular media briefings in the capital, the Norton legislator suddenly made a u-turn after having made some remarks two weeks ago …

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Tsvangirai appeals to Africa leaders …as 2018 general elections draw closer

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has called on African leaders to flex their muscles and help drive Zimbabwe towards stability and democracy ahead of the 2018 general elections. Zimbabwe is set to go for what has been termed “watershed-elections” in 2018 and most opposition parties in the country fear that there might be political violence and vote rigging by the ruling party. Since …

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Tsvangirai appeals to Africa leaders …as 2018 general elections draw closer

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has called on African leaders to flex their muscles and help drive Zimbabwe towards stability and democracy ahead of the 2018 general elections. Zimbabwe is set to go for what has been termed “watershed-elections” in 2018 and most opposition parties in the country fear that there might be political violence and vote rigging by the ruling party. Since …

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Now we can focus on politics: VIVA Zimbabwe

By Daniel Chigundu VIVA Zimbabwe says it welcomes the state’s decision to withdraw a case against its current chairperson Lumumba William Gerald Mutumanje at the Constitutional Court, adding that it gives them the opportunity to now shift their focus to politics. Acie Lumumba, as Mutumanje is widely known was being accused of contravening section 31A of the country constitution which deals with issues of undermining …

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In a Gokwe, a teenager battles forced marriage to her uncle

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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2018 Voter registration requirements as stated by the Registrar General

By Nkanyiso Ncube Parliamentary watchdog, Veritas has called on government, to revise the voter registration residential requirements so as to allow every eligible voter an opportunity to vote. In a commentary, Veritas said residential requirements should not be a hindrance for people to participation in the upcoming general elections. “All adult citizens must be given an opportunity to register as voters.  Residential requirements for registration …

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Zanu-PF MPs push for the dismissal of the National Peace & Reconciliation Commission bill

By Staff Reporter Vice president Phelekezela Mphoko who also doubles as the minister of Peace and Reconciliation Commission on Tuesday last week proposed for the adjournment of debate on the second reading motion of National Peace and Reconciliation Bill after debate in parliament became heated. Download the Bill here: National_Peace__Reconciliation_Bill_2017 The call came after Zanu-PF legislators’ started behaving in a rowdy way towards the acting speaker Melody …

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Before we kick ZEC in the proverbial balls, here’s why BVR might not be such a bad idea

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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