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It’s not yet over …we still have a chance at UNWTO: Mzembi

By Daniel Chigundu TOURISM and Hospitality Industry Minister Walter Mzembi says he still has an outside chance of landing the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) secretary general post. Mzembi had the backing of the African Union, one of the largest blocs with 10 of the 33 members of the UNWTO Executive Council, but went on to lose in the second round of the elections … Continue reading It’s not yet over …we still have a chance at UNWTO: Mzembi

Parly installs biometric access system to generate MPs electronic attendance register

By Daniel Chigundu SPEAKER of National Assembly Jacob Mudenda says Parliament has installed biometric access system as part of its modernisation process and to also help generate electronic attendance register for Members of Parliament. The biometric registration system is in line with Parliament’s Goal 2 of the institutional strategic plan which aims to modernize the work of Parliament leveraging on ICT. Speaking in Parliament recently, Advocate … Continue reading Parly installs biometric access system to generate MPs electronic attendance register

Min. Mzembi lost UNWTO SG post: What went wrong?

by Tariro D. Senderayi Zimbabwe’s Minister of Tourism lost out on the UNWTO Secretary General post. The result cultivated a mixed bag of reactions. Mzembi who had won the first round of elections proceeded to lose in the second round to his Georgian counterpart, Zurab Pololikashvili. Zimbabweans, rose to the occasion on social media as most jubilated and ululated at Mzembi’s defeat as they strongly … Continue reading Min. Mzembi lost UNWTO SG post: What went wrong?

You are not too young to run in the 2018 general elections | #NotTooYoungToRun

By Ashton Bumhira  Zimbabwean youth constitute the largest constituency of over 60% of the population but continue to be socially, politically, and economically marginalized.  It is worrisome how the youth have been schemed out and marginalized from governance. The present administration has been insensiitive to youth being included in governance. This is a point we should all be worried about needs urgent attention.  Some people have argued that … Continue reading You are not too young to run in the 2018 general elections | #NotTooYoungToRun

Zanu PF Youth League targets one million votes for Mugabe

By Nkanyiso Ncube THE Zanu PF Manicaland Provincial youth league chairman Mbuso Chinguno says the only birthday present that befits President Robert Mugabe next year will be one million votes. Addressing thousands of Zanu-PF youths who converged in Mutare, Chinguno urged them to be pro-active ahead of 2018 general elections. “Next year we want to give our President a befitting birthday present in the form … Continue reading Zanu PF Youth League targets one million votes for Mugabe

MDC-T fumes over Mudarikwa’s “thuggish remarks”

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T has castigated Uzumba Maramba Pfungwe (UMP) legislator Simbaneuta Mudarikwa for declaring that there was no space for the opposition in his constituency. On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, the self-styled legislator declared that there is no space for the opposition in UMP and also that Zanu PF is guaranteed of getting 80 000 votes in this particular constituency in the impending 2018 … Continue reading MDC-T fumes over Mudarikwa’s “thuggish remarks”

Mliswa on grand coalition: I am better off alone

By Staff Reporter Independent legislator for Norton constituency Temba Mliswa on Wednesday disclosed that his focus was on the Norton electorate who voted him into power after he triumphed into victory against Zanu-PF candidate Ronald Chindedza last year. Addressing journalists during one of his regular media briefings in the capital, the Norton legislator suddenly made a u-turn after having made some remarks two weeks ago … Continue reading Mliswa on grand coalition: I am better off alone

Tsvangirai appeals to Africa leaders …as 2018 general elections draw closer

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has called on African leaders to flex their muscles and help drive Zimbabwe towards stability and democracy ahead of the 2018 general elections. Zimbabwe is set to go for what has been termed “watershed-elections” in 2018 and most opposition parties in the country fear that there might be political violence and vote rigging by the ruling party. Since … Continue reading Tsvangirai appeals to Africa leaders …as 2018 general elections draw closer

Now we can focus on politics: VIVA Zimbabwe

By Daniel Chigundu VIVA Zimbabwe says it welcomes the state’s decision to withdraw a case against its current chairperson Lumumba William Gerald Mutumanje at the Constitutional Court, adding that it gives them the opportunity to now shift their focus to politics. Acie Lumumba, as Mutumanje is widely known was being accused of contravening section 31A of the country constitution which deals with issues of undermining … Continue reading Now we can focus on politics: VIVA Zimbabwe

2018 Voter registration requirements as stated by the Registrar General

By Nkanyiso Ncube Parliamentary watchdog, Veritas has called on government, to revise the voter registration residential requirements so as to allow every eligible voter an opportunity to vote. In a commentary, Veritas said residential requirements should not be a hindrance for people to participation in the upcoming general elections. “All adult citizens must be given an opportunity to register as voters.  Residential requirements for registration … Continue reading 2018 Voter registration requirements as stated by the Registrar General

Zanu-PF MPs push for the dismissal of the National Peace & Reconciliation Commission bill

By Staff Reporter Vice president Phelekezela Mphoko who also doubles as the minister of Peace and Reconciliation Commission on Tuesday last week proposed for the adjournment of debate on the second reading motion of National Peace and Reconciliation Bill after debate in parliament became heated. Download the Bill here: National_Peace__Reconciliation_Bill_2017 The call came after Zanu-PF legislators’ started behaving in a rowdy way towards the acting speaker Melody … Continue reading Zanu-PF MPs push for the dismissal of the National Peace & Reconciliation Commission bill