Govt doesn’t create jobs: Chinamasa

By Daniel Chigundu FINANCE and Economic Development minister Patrick Chinamasa has urged unemployed Zimbabweans to create jobs for themselves and not expect government to do it for them. Unemployment rate in Zimbabwe is said to be in the region of 90 percent owing to massive company closures, retrenchments and economic decay that has rendered the economy more informal. However, in its 2013 election manifesto, Zanu …

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Which one is NIKUV? …as NERA conducts background check on BVR suppliers

By Daniel Chigundu THE National Electoral Reforms Agenda (NERA) says it is doing background checks on the two shortlisted suppliers of Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) kits with a view to sniff-out the dreaded NIKUV. NIKUV, a highly diversified and sophisticated Israeli company was said to be among the companies that had been shortlisted to supply the election equipment to Zimbabwe. However Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) …

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Tsvangirai, Mujuru ignore CODE …forge own alliance

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T and National People’s Party (NPP) leaders Morgan Tsvangirai and Joice Mujuru appear to have ignored coalition calls from the Coalition of Democrats (CODE) and instead formed their own. About nine opposition parties have so far agreed to form a coalition and are trading under the banner of CODE and they have sent their invites to Tsvangirai, Mujuru and Jacob Ngarivhume of …

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NERA pushes for diaspora vote in 2018

A petition has been making the rounds on social media with regards to ensuring that the Zimbabwe diaspora community is able to exercise their right to vote in the next harmonized election. This right to vote for any party of choice is enshrined in the supreme law of the land precisely section 67(3). “All Zimbabweans who were born in Zimbabwe have the right to vote …

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Three-quarters of Zimbabwean roads have become death traps

By Staff Reporter Three-quarters of the country’s roads, both in urban and rural have become death traps following neglect from responsible authorities, the situation has been further worsened by heavy rains which pounded during the previous rain season. Mabvuku legislator James Maridadi last week on Wednesday exposed a company called Bitumen World which he accused of doing shoddy work after having been fraudulently awarded contracts …

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MDC-T to go for broke in 2018 election

As the ruling party has bagged a victory in the by-election in Mwenezi, the main opposition party MDC-T Spokesperson Obert  Gutu took to social media to give his assessment of why and how that victory came about. Whilst the ruling party ululates, he is of the view that with regards to the upcoming 2018 election, the rural constituencies will determine who wins. He insinuated further …

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ZANU PF in landslide victory as Cde Omar is elected MP for Mwenezi east

By Buhle Tshavango Comrade Joosbi Omar is now member of Parliament for Mwenezi East awaiting swearing in after winning resoundingly in a by election held during the weekend. 64 year old Cde Omar garnered 18 700 votes whist Welcome Masuku of the NCA and Turner Mhango of Free Zim Congress managed a paltry 482 and 386 votes respectively behind Cde Omar by a far margin. …

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ZANU PF in landslide victory as Cde Omar is elected MP for Mwenezi east

By Buhle Tshavango Comrade Joosbi Omar is now member of Parliament for Mwenezi East awaiting swearing in after winning resoundingly in a by election held during the weekend. 64 year old Cde Omar garnered 18 700 votes whist Welcome Masuku of the NCA and Turner Mhango of Free Zim Congress managed a paltry 482 and 386 votes respectively behind Cde Omar by a far margin. …

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Ngugi Vere: The Rose that Grew from Concrete

by Nyarie Munodawafa Tupac left a work of art that was titled ‘The Rose That Grew From Concrete.’ This has become one of my favorite phrases as it truly resonates with my life and where I come from. Growing up from where we came from, we didn’t have many choices to give us hope, we […]

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