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

Govt too broke to give students grants …but will give them loans instead: Gandawa

By Daniel Chigundu GOVERNMENT says it is not able to give students in institutions of higher learning students-grants, but is working on modalities of giving them loans instead. Students through their representative bodies such as Zinasu and Zicosu have been lobbying government for some time to consider restoring students-grants to help poor students pay their school fees and to meet their living expenses while learning. … Continue reading Govt too broke to give students grants …but will give them loans instead: Gandawa

Zanu PF gears up for 2018 elections

By Nkanyiso Ncube Zimbabwe’s cash crisis has not stopped President Robert Mugabe and his ruling party Zanu Pf from spending millions on a fleet of cars. A move that critics have viewed as a distasteful as the ordinary person in the country is currently struggling to get hold of cash. Reports that circulated on social media show that Zanu Pf had purchased Ford Fiestas, Ford … Continue reading Zanu PF gears up for 2018 elections

Unemployment blamed for the deadly Sabi gold War

By Watmore Makokoba Worsening economic conditions culminating into high levels of poverty, unemployment and stiff competition for resources are the main causes of the recent deadly clashes that have claimed lives at Sabi gold mining community in Zvishavane, a human rights and community watch organisation warned. The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has urged the Ministry of Mines and mining Development to look into the issue … Continue reading Unemployment blamed for the deadly Sabi gold War

Vendors’ contribution is insignificant: Manyenyeni

By Daniel Chigundu HARARE Mayor Councillor Bernard Manyenyeni says despite flooding the pavements in the central business district (CBD), vendors’ contribution to the city council coffers is too little to talk about. In Harare alone, it is widely believed that there are more than 5 000 vendors selling various wares that range from second-hand clothes, shoes, books and vegetables among other things. However, these vendors … Continue reading Vendors’ contribution is insignificant: Manyenyeni

Political playing field not level: Women in Politics

By Tariro Senderayi In what many may call a pleasant gatecrashing, attendants were sent into wild cheers ululating for the opposition party leaders who had unexpectedly made an appearance at a women’s election conference held in the capital recently. Running under the banner #HerVoteWins2018, the conference organised by Matabeleland South Member of Parliament, Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga (MDC-T) received an overwhelming turnout by women from opposition political … Continue reading Political playing field not level: Women in Politics

Tose home for the disabled celebrates silver jubilee

By Tapiwa Mutizamhepo Tose Respite Care Home (TRCH) recently celebrated their silver jubilee marking 25 years of providing speech therapy, physiotherapy, hydrotherapy among other rehabilitation services to people with disabilities. TRCH was founded in 1992 by Mrs Desi Page after having worked with children with disabilities in the United Kingdom. With the support of her late husband Tim Page, they set out to fill up … Continue reading Tose home for the disabled celebrates silver jubilee