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9 Things You Need To Know About The Voters Roll

by Tariro D. Senderayi We are in full election mode and you will hear a lot of conversations and debate surrounding the voters roll. We have compiled 9 things that you need to know about a Voters Roll: 1. A voter’s roll is the cornerstone of the administration of a democratic election thus it should be accurate and up to date. 2. An ideal voter’s … Continue reading 9 Things You Need To Know About The Voters Roll

Acting MDC President bemoans violence against party leaders

By Luke Tamborinyoka Presidential Spokesperson and Director of Communications The MDC Acting President Hon. Advocate Nelson Chamisa has bemoaned the needless violence and harassment of party leaders and promised that the party would investigate the issue to its logical conclusion. Vice President Hon Dr Thokozani Khupe, Secretary-General Mr. Douglas Mwonzora and Organizing Secretary Hon. Abednigo Bhebhe were reportedly harassed by unknown individuals at the funeral … Continue reading Acting MDC President bemoans violence against party leaders

Gutu pulls out of MDC

By Buhle Tshavango. MDC-T  National Spokesperson Obert Gutu has announced his withdrawal from the party saying as a professional he could not continue with an organization that advocates for violence and thuggery. Announcing on social media today, Gutu added that he was not quitting politics as he will stand for the member of Parliament seat in the highly contested Harare East constituency, possibly as an … Continue reading Gutu pulls out of MDC

Chamisa supporters attack Khupe, Mwonzora

By Nyasha Mukapiko recently in Buhera There was drama in Humanikwa Village, in Buhera as MDC-T youths went on a rampage attacking party vice-president Thokozani Khupe and secretary general Douglas Mwonzora accusing them of standing in the way of Nelson Chamisa in the succession battle. The attacked which brought the late Morgan Tsvangirai’s funeral proceedings to a standstill happened as Khupe and Mwonzora were surveying … Continue reading Chamisa supporters attack Khupe, Mwonzora

MDC-T belongs to the people: Chamisa

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T acting president Nelson Chamisa has told senior party officials that the party doesn’t belong to them but to the people of Zimbabwe as cracks continue to widen in the labour-based political outfit. Party leaders are currently embroiled in factional fights bent on succeeding the late party president Morgan Tsvangirai who succumbed to colon cancer last Wednesday. So dire is the rift … Continue reading MDC-T belongs to the people: Chamisa

Let’s respect Gogo Tsvangirai – Mwonzora

By Own correspondent MDC -T secretary general Douglas Mwonzora has castigated those who are insulting Morgan Tsvangirai’s mother on social media describing them as not being genuine party cadres. Tsvangirai’s mother Lydia Zvaipa affectionately referred to as mbuya or gogo Tsvangirai attracted attention following a video which was shown on ZTV where she was threating to commit suicide if MDC-T acting president Nelson Chamisa and … Continue reading Let’s respect Gogo Tsvangirai – Mwonzora

Govt not committed to fighting malnutrition

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa Zimbabwe Civil Society Organisations Scaling Up Nutrition (ZCOSUNA) says the country’s national budget allocations is evidence enough that government is not committed to fighting malnutrition. Malnutrition is generally the lack of proper nutrition caused by not having adequate food, not eating right foods or unable to use the food that one eats. According to health experts, malnutrition can lead to stunted growth, … Continue reading Govt not committed to fighting malnutrition

Tsvangirai succession: What does the MDC-T Constitution say  

By Watmore Makokoba Current factional squabbles are slowly pushing MDC-T towards the possibility of another split, as the party’s three vice presidents (Thokozani Khupe, Nelson Chamisa Elias Mudzuri) are fiercely battling each other to replace the late veteran opposition politician (Morgan Tsvangirai) who died on Wednesday. Although the MDC-T constitution which was amended during the party’s 2014 Congress talks about one vice president, Tsvangirai used … Continue reading Tsvangirai succession: What does the MDC-T Constitution say  

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. … Continue reading Tsvangirai dies, leaves party in tatters

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 … Continue reading Wetlands depletion: Parliament castigates EMA

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 … Continue reading Biti Dismisses 2018 elections, renews call for NTA