By Daniel Chigundu SEASONED economist Vince Musewe says things are not okay in the country and that people should not create false hope that the environment will enable the holding of credible elections next year. 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 … Continue reading Things are not okay …let’s not create false hope: Musewe
By Daniel Chigundu WOMEN say the idea to introduce Proportional representation system in the constitution did not come from them but was a creation of the country’s unrepentant political parties. The Proportional representation system which came into effect during the July 2013 general elections resulted in the number of Parliamentarians swelling to about 350. The idea to increase the number of Parliamentarians drew heavy criticism … Continue reading Women disown bloated Zim Parliament …says political parties are to blame
By Nkanyiso Ncube PARLIAMENT of Zimbabwe is set to hold its inaugural Open Day next week to give an opportunity to members of the public to tour the Parliament building and to mix and mingle with their legislators. The Open Day will be held under the theme “Parliament Open Day: Celebrating 37 years of independence and parliamentary democracy.” The two day event will run from … Continue reading Parliament holds Open Day …MPs to mix and mingle with the public
By Tariro Senderayi THE main opposition party, MDC-T insists that it has put in place efficient mechanisms to eliminate fraud in the 2018 harmonized elections. Since its formation in 1999, MDC-T has given the ruling party a headache and a tough time during elections to the extent it had majority seats in the Seventh Parliament of Zimbabwe. The main opposition party claims that since their … Continue reading Is MDC –T ready for “rigging” Zanu PF in 2018?
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
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?
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
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
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”
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