This country seems to be administered like a tuck-shop: Hon Ndebele

By Daniel Chigudu Magwegwe legislator Honourable Anele Ndebele says Zimbabwe is being run by a looting committee as more government officials continue to be fingered in corrupt activities. Top ranking officials from such government owned institutions as Zimra, Zinara, ZBC, NetOne, NSSA and Air Zimbabwe have been suspended or fired for fleecing the state institutions of millions of dollars. Minister Saviour Kasukuwere was confronted by President … Continue reading This country seems to be administered like a tuck-shop: Hon Ndebele

Who liberated us: Misihairabwi-Mushonga

…did the war really take place? By Daniel Chigundu PROPORTIONAL representation legislator Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga says she is having difficulties believing the war of liberation really took place in Zimbabwe owing to the current contestation of war participants. Debating the President’s speech in Parliament recently, Honourable Misihairabwi-Mushonga said the country will not move forward because what has been understood to be its foundation is being contested … Continue reading Who liberated us: Misihairabwi-Mushonga

Chaos at Parliament Building

…As an MP is allegedly sexual assaulted and another chased from Parliament By Nyasha N Mukapiko Business in the August house was brought to a stand still on Wednesday afternoon after MDC-T Budiriro Member of Parliament (MP) Costa Machingauta came in for the sitting wearing the jacket of many colours, now popularly referred to as #ThisBhachi by the online community. Chaos in the house started … Continue reading Chaos at Parliament Building

Govt moots single Marriages Act

…as war on child marriages take shape By Daniel Chigundu VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa has revealed that government is working on introducing a single Marriages Act in an effort to curb the rampant cases of child marriages which have seen an estimated 31 percent of girls in the country getting married before their 18th birthday. Early marriages not only deprive girls of education and opportunities … Continue reading Govt moots single Marriages Act

Patson Dzamara questions online activists

By Buhle Tshavango Academic cum activist Dr Patson Dzamara has castigated ordinary Zimbabweans and online activists who have largely used social media platforms to voice their grievances against the government but failed to translate this into action. These developments come after Dzamara held a one man demo outside parliament building last week. On the day of the demo he was clad in a jacket bearing … Continue reading Patson Dzamara questions online activists

Zanu-PF legislators disrupt electoral reforms public meeting.

By Nyasha N Mukapiko The Harare public hearing meeting on electoral reforms held at the parliament building went into nearly fifteen minutes of adjournment on Monday after two Zanu-PF legislators who constitute the Justice, Legal and Parliamentary affairs committee arrived late and tried to stifle progress. Zvimba West MP Ziyambi Ziyambi and Tafanana Zhou of Mberengwa North constituency arrived an hour late for the public … Continue reading Zanu-PF legislators disrupt electoral reforms public meeting.

Temba Mliswa (Pic Credit: NewsVyb)

How Temba Mliswa ‘wooed and won over’ Norton

By Tariro Senderayi Many people were sitting on the edge this past weekend in anticipation of a favorable outcome from the Norton by elections held on Saturday. The build up to the elections was marred with cliche reports of intimidation, vote buying and material campaigning the form of food and residential stands from Zanu Pf candidate Ronald Chindedza. Despite all these  former Zanu Pf Mashonaland … Continue reading How Temba Mliswa ‘wooed and won over’ Norton

Govt to seize idle farms

By Nyasha N Mukapiko   Government will soon seize farms near water bodies if farmers fail to embrace irrigation farming and hand them to farmers willing to venture into irrigation in support of command agriculture, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa revealed while touring wheat farms recently. VP Mnangagwa was touring wheat farms among them, Blue sky farms owned by a white commercial farmer Daniel Bosman who … Continue reading Govt to seize idle farms

Zvorwadza petitions UN over police brutality, a move meant to bar ZRP from peace keeping missions

By Daniel Chigundu National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe (NAVUZ) board chairperson Sten Zvorwadza has handed a petition to the United Nations calling for the ban of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) from participating in peacekeeping missions. According to the petition, petitioners say they have been victims of police brutality which is in violation of the UN Charter and other various international laws that deal with human … Continue reading Zvorwadza petitions UN over police brutality, a move meant to bar ZRP from peace keeping missions

Outdated Government websites compromising transparency: Chinamasa

By Daniel Chigudu Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has called on government institutions and departments to timely update their websites in line with the government’s E-Government program currently underway. Speaking recently, Minister Chinamasa said outdated government websites are in sharp contrast to the promotion of transparency and ease of access to information in the country. “In this age of Information and Communication Technologies, … Continue reading Outdated Government websites compromising transparency: Chinamasa