Zanu-PF is the mastermind of violence -Mliswa

By Nyasha N Mukapiko Former Zanu-PF Mashonaland West Chairperson Temba Mliswa on Tuesday implored President Robert Mugabe to come out and address Zimbabweans regarding the current ongoing protests that has rocked the country resulting in clashes of police and citizens. Mliswa was commenting on recent unprecedented rise in cases of police brutality during a media briefing in the capital where he also took time to … Continue reading Zanu-PF is the mastermind of violence -Mliswa

No to Police State… as Zimbabwe braces for more demonstrations

By Daniel Chigundu People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called on regional and international bodies to intervene in Zimbabwe arguing that it is slowly degenerating into a police state. In a statement, PDP national spokesperson Jacob Mafume cited various alleged cases of police brutality on protestors as evidence that lives might be lost. “The successive police brutality in Harare portray that Zimbabwe is now a police state … Continue reading No to Police State… as Zimbabwe braces for more demonstrations

European Union condemns violence in Zimbabwe

By Nkanyiso Ncube The European Union (EU) delegation in Zimbabwe has condemned recent violence protests that rocked the Harare urging protesters to exercise their Constitutional right peacefully. In a statement, the EU delegation encouraged all political parties to shun violence as it could lead to civil unrest. “The EU expresses its concern at the marked increase of violence at public protests and demonstrations in the … Continue reading European Union condemns violence in Zimbabwe

Legislator fears social media abuse

By Daniel Chigundu Matebeleland South legislator and women rights advocate Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga says social media such as facebook and Twitter are full of abusers and that she will not be very active on them anytime soon. Zimbabwe has been hit by social media frenzy like no other time since independence, thanks to an increase in internet penetration rate and mobile penetration that have been recorded in … Continue reading Legislator fears social media abuse

Who will wear the Honourable cap – as more vacancies spring up in Parliament

By Buhle Tshavango Government recently freezed the hiring of state workers, but in our August house more vacancies keep coming up. The recalling of a number of members of Parliament by the ruling party has led to more by-elections having to be done to fill in the vacant spots. To date empty seats include: Bikita West constituency which became vacant following the incarceration of former … Continue reading Who will wear the Honourable cap – as more vacancies spring up in Parliament

Ministers ignore Mugabe’s legislative agenda

By Daniel Chigundu Buhera North legislator William Mutomba has called on the Speaker of Parliament to take action against Ministers for failing to adhere to the legislative agenda announced by President Robert Mugabe at the official opening of Parliament. Speaking at the close of a debate on the Presidential speech, Honourable Mutomba said failure to bring the announced Bills to the Parliament was a clear indication … Continue reading Ministers ignore Mugabe’s legislative agenda

Zim Parliament too dirty – Thabitha Khumalo

By Portia Sigauke Controversial Bulawayo East legislator and MDC-T National Deputy spokesperson Thabitha Khumalo yesterday stormed out of Parliament citing that the environment was too dirty posing a serious threat to her health. Raising a point of order, Khumalo said Parliament was denying her her right of being an Mp by not cleaning the house whilst they knew she was asthmatic. “I realise that this … Continue reading Zim Parliament too dirty – Thabitha Khumalo

Download: Draft Cyber Crime Bill 2016

This is a Bill for An Act to criminalize offences against computers and network related crime; to consolidate the criminal law on computer crime and network crime; to provide for investigation and collection of evidence for computer and network related crime; to provide for the admission of electronic evidence for such offences, and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing. Download … Continue reading Download: Draft Cyber Crime Bill 2016

Chamisa calls for urgent inquiry to investigate into the brutalization of civilians by Police

By Nyasha N Mukapiko Following series of brutalization of innocent citizens, protesting peacefully around the country with Harare having recorded the largest number of nonviolent protest, Kuwadza West MDC-T legislator Nelson Chamisa yesterday during parliament sitting called for government to investigate. Recently elevated to the Vice-President position, Chamisa described his motion as urgent national importance following circulation of disturbing images and video footage of men … Continue reading Chamisa calls for urgent inquiry to investigate into the brutalization of civilians by Police

Chimanimani West MP Engineer Mutezo axed from Parliament

By Nkanyiso Ncube Former Energy and Power Development Deputy Minister Engineer Munacho Mutezo has been axed from Parliament and representing Chimanimani West constituency after his expulsion from Zanu-PF last week. In terms of the Constitution a Member of Parliament loses his/her seat after he/she ceases to belong to a political party where he/she was a member of. Eng Mutezo’s ouster comes after the Politburo upheld … Continue reading Chimanimani West MP Engineer Mutezo axed from Parliament