CSOs gear up for Chiwundura by-election

By Portia Sigauke CIVIL society organisations (CSOs) have started training human rights volunteers that will monitor by-elections for Chiwundura Constituency slated for July 15. The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) and the Election Resource Centre (ERC) said the human rights volunteers would monitor the pre-election period for human rights compliance within the constituency. The Chiwundura seat fell vacant after the death of former Zanu-PF legislator …

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CSOs gear up for Chiwundura by-election

By Portia Sigauke CIVIL society organisations (CSOs) have started training human rights volunteers that will monitor by-elections for Chiwundura Constituency slated for July 15. The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) and the Election Resource Centre (ERC) said the human rights volunteers would monitor the pre-election period for human rights compliance within the constituency. The Chiwundura seat fell vacant after the death of former Zanu-PF legislator …

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Zimbabwean artists participation in politics: Ngatibudiranei pachena!

by Silvanos Mudzvova The ‘Arts’ sector has for years complained that the government and politicians are not respecting them by not listening to their demands. Since 1980 the Zanu PF government has never appointed a cabinet minister with an arts background to head the Arts ministry. As a result, the ‘Arts’ sector has continually been […]

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Open Parly ZW Election Reporting Bootcamp for Bloggers & Citizen Journalists | Apply Now

Zimbabwe is scheduled to have harmonized elections in 2018. Prior to an election, the media has the duty to ensure that the public is informed about relevant electoral matters such as the political parties, candidates, campaign issues and voting processes. Bloggers & Citizen journalists play an important role & have an obligation to ensure voters understand how to exercise their vote. We are inviting bloggers & citizen journalists …

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Tsvangirai targets youths …as NERA takes voter education to Bulawayo

By Daniel Chigundu NATIONAL Electoral Reforms Agenda (NERA) current convenor Morgan Tsvangirai is expected to encourage Bulawayo youths to register and vote in the coming general elections. Zimbabwe is set to hold general elections in 2018 and political parties are currently urging their supporters to register when the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) embark on its topical Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) exercise in the coming weeks. …

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Is Dr. Nkosana Moyo the dark horse in the 2018 Presidential elections

By Tariro Daphne Senderayi  There has been a lot of names fielded for Zimbabwe’s 2018 presidential elections. Of interest is a renowned technocrat Dr. Nkosana Moyo the former Minister of Industry and International Trade. Some would call him the Simba Makoni of the race whilst some have been more receptive, referring to him as one of the most ‘sober’ presidential candidates. News of him possibly running …

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Zanu PF making wrong moves …they simply must go: Musewe

By Daniel Chigundu ECONOMIST Vince Musewe says the ruling party Zanu PF is making wrongs moves politically and economically which are continuing to deepen the country’s crisis. Zimbabwe is going through its worst challenges since independence underpinned by the liquidity crunch, lack of foreign direct investment, massive company closures and high rates of unemployment among many others. The liquidity crisis for example has seen people …

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Wipe your dirty panties on Mugabe’s picture, women urged

By Tariro Senderayi MDC-N legislator and women’s rights advocate Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga has urged women to take off their panties and wipe them on President Robert Mugabe’s face on the ballot papers in 2018, as a way of waving him goodbye. Opposition parties blame President Mugabe for the untold suffering that is currently being experienced in the country, fronted by 89 percent unemployment rate and the …

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Tajamuka’s shutdown draw mixed feelings

By Daniel Chigundu TAJAMUKA’S proposed “Total Zimbabwe Shutdown” scheduled for 20 to 25 June meant to protest President Robert Mugabe’s sentiments that there is no crisis is the country, has drawn mixed feelings from people. According to Tajamuka, President Mugabe cannot say there is no crisis in the country when people are sleeping in queues trying to withdraw their money, are not getting clean water …

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Too early to amend the constitution – Hon Ndebele

By Buhle Tshavango Magwegwe legislator Honourable Anele Ndebele has castigated criticism on provisions of the new constitutions saying it was too early to consider any amendments to the constitution. Responding to comments by Hon Chakona during a national assembly sitting yesterday, Hon Ndebele said the process of appointing a judge according to the new Constitution had a number of loopholes as it allowed just anyone …

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