Tsvangirai dies, leaves party in tatters

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who was announced dead on 14 February (Valentine Day), has left his party in tatters that might result in another split. Tsvangirai had been battling colon cancer for some time and was receiving treatment in South Africa. Announcing the death on his Twitter handle, MDC-T vice president Elias Mudzuri said the country has lost an icon of democracy. …

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The Art of Rigging Yourself: 5 Steps to a Sure Loss

Mumera W The world has gone crazy and the only way to stay sensible is to go crazy yourself. Ingenious right? Great. Sounds like a statement from a stately legend. Zimbabwe’s opposition has not been left out of the miry bog of insanity. It has done it’s utmost to mystify, to confuse and to throw […]

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Wetlands depletion: Parliament castigates EMA

By Daniel Chigundu Zaka Central legislator Paradzai Chakona has accused the Environmental Management Agency (EMA) of concentrating on collecting fines while neglecting their role of protecting the environment. EMA was created through the EMA Act of 2002 to provide for the sustainable management of natural resources and protection of the environment; the prevention of pollution and environmental degradation. However, despite the existence of EMA, environmental …

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Wetlands depletion: Parliament castigates EMA

By Daniel Chigundu Zaka Central legislator Paradzai Chakona has accused the Environmental Management Agency (EMA) of concentrating on collecting fines while neglecting their role of protecting the environment. EMA was created through the EMA Act of 2002 to provide for the sustainable management of natural resources and protection of the environment; the prevention of pollution and environmental degradation. However, despite the existence of EMA, environmental …

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Biti Dismisses 2018 elections, renews call for NTA

By Wisdom Mumera People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Tendai Biti says the 2018 general elections are irrelevant as they will not be able to bring the transformation that Zimbabwe requires. The general elections expected in less than six months are being viewed by others as the vehicle through which the country can transform itself politically, socially and economically. However, according to Biti, Zimbabwe is in …

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Exposed Chivayo refusing with Intratek documents

By Daniel Chigundu Lavish self-styled businessman Wicknell Chivayo affectionately known as “Sir Wicknell” on social media platforms is reportedly refusing to surrender Intratek Zimbabwe Private Limited documents after ceding his 50% shareholding, Parliament heard. Chivayo reportedly borrowed some money on the understanding that he would cede his 50% shareholding in Intratek Zimbabwe to a company called Intermillion Investments which he did in 2014. Giving oral …

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Mnangagwa lies about US$3billion FDI

By Daniel Chigundu MDC Alliance says President Emmerson Mnangagwa is lying to the people that the country has received about US$3billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) adding that such an investment would have been visible. Zimbabwe is currently leaving no stone unturned in its quest to attract the much needed but elusive FDIs to help drive the economy from its current gridlock. President Mnangagwa even …

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First lady gives up Chirumhanzu -Zibagwe Constituency

By Pretty Chavango First lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has stepped down as Chirumhanzu-Zibagwe legislator to concentrate on her new role as a mother of the nation, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced. Auxillia Mnangagwa became a legislator in March 2015 taking over the seat from her husband who had been elevated to become Vice President of the country. In the election, she garnered 16 092 while Dewah …

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Nullified English exam: Majongwe plans demo against ZIMSEC

By Staff Reporter Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) Secretary General Raymond Majongwe says they are planning to demonstrate against the Zimbabwe School Examination Council (ZIMSEC) over the continued leaking of exams that have resulted in the nullification of the November 2017 English paper 2. This is not the first time that exams have leaked in Zimbabwe since ZIMSEC took over the running of examination …

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Wetlands invasion: Residents want Parliament to act

By Watmore Makokoba Harare residents concerned with the continued invasion of wetlands by land barons petitioned Parliament this week to exercise its legislative powers and reign in to stop the depletion. The residents who took advantage of the World Wetlands Day Celebrations to march in Harare and hand a petition to Parliament say the legislature must review and strengthen frameworks that are used in issuing …

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