Who determines hero status?

By Buhle Tshavango ZIMBABWEANS from across all political divide were taken aback by the decision to deny the late Dickson “Cde Chinx” Chingaira national hero status, raising debate on  who or what determines  eligibility to rest at the Heroes Acre. The late former freedom fighter, stole the hearts of many with his revolutionary songs during and after the second Chimurenga and also played a huge …

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Civic Society Prepares Voters For Chiundura By-Election

by Watmore Makokoba Civil society organisations have started ground work as they prepare for the Chiwundura National Assembly by-election in the Midlands Province on July 15, 2017. Download Chiwundura Constituency Profile The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) and the Election Resource Centre (ERC) in Gweru on Thursday trained human rights volunteers to monitor the pre-election period for human rights compliance. The Chiwundura seat fell vacant …

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We Must Not Wait For Mugabe To Die

By Patson Dzamara A loser is essentially someone who gives up before exhausting all available options. With that in mind, there is a very dangerous but widely accepted fallacy we must address, especially as we stare at the do-or-die 2018 elections. That Zimbabwe is hobbling on its knees towards a total precipice is incontestable. At […]

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Pastor Evan Mawarire Aressted With UZ Students, Here Is What We Know

by Munya Bloggo     Evan Mawarire explaining why he came to the UZ #FeesMustFall student protest pic.twitter.com/4Bcm4H9e4y — Povozim (@povozim) June 26, 2017 Today UZ Medical student planned a demonstration against the dramatic fee increase at the institution. Fees for medical students went from USD$700 to USD1,400. Pastor Evan seems to have been invited […]

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New Zimbabwean Curriculum Will Make Art Compulsory in Primary & Secondary School

By Kalabash Contributor They say everyone is born an artist, this can be seen when we learn to shape letters, draw and mold objects out of clay. That art is then lost as one goes into the education system as most institutions didn’t have art classes to cultivate the passion for art at grassroots levels. […]

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5 Of The Craziest Stories Of The Week June 16-23

by Simba The Comic King Some weeks the news plays like an episode of American Gods — and not those first two episodes where it sorta made sense. No reasonable person can be expected to keep up with every headline while maintaining their sanity, so we’ll be here throughout the week to quickly summarize the […]

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7 guiding principles ZEC must adhere to

By Nkanyiso Ncube The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) announced that it will roll the new voter registration exercise using the biometric voter registration kits (BVR) in preparation for the 2018 election. For voter registration to be fair, comprehensive, and inclusive, potential voters must be aware of the registration process and have reasonable opportunities and relatively easy access to participate and complete it. Below we have picked …

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What you need to know about proof of residence & ID voting

By Tariro Daphne Senderayi  IN order to register to vote in next year’s election you will need to have proof of residence.  Most voters including the youth and women do not own houses they are tenants. This will largely depend on the availability of landlords and the rapport between tenant and landlord. Women voters in the rural areas will require proof from their husbands most whose …

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What you need to know about proof of residence & ID voting

By Tariro Daphne Senderayi  IN order to register to vote in next year’s election you will need to have proof of residence.  Most voters including the youth and women do not own houses they are tenants. This will largely depend on the availability of landlords and the rapport between tenant and landlord. Women voters in the rural areas will require proof from their husbands most whose …

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What Zimbos think about coalition?

By Daniel Chigundu OPPOSITION parties in the country have hinted to the possibility of forming a grant coalition for the impending 2018 general elections. A coalition is seen by many as the link that has been missing among opposition parties for them to out rightly defeat President Robert Mugabe in elections since 2000 when the MDC was formed. About nine opposition parties have so far …

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