Why MDC-T wants ZEC to monitor mobile registration exercise

By Nkanyiso Ncube MDC-T has said plans by the Registrar General to roll out the three-month mobile registration exercise in an effort to phase out metal Identity cards should be designed in a manner that no eligible person would fail to obtain the new machine readable national ID. Addressing a media briefing on Tuesday, Registrar General (RG), Tobaiwa Mudede said the exercise entails the issuing … Continue reading Why MDC-T wants ZEC to monitor mobile registration exercise

Why ZEC alone should speak on elections

By Daniel Chigundu THE Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) says the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) should be the only authority that issues official statements related to elections in order to minimise confusion. The Registrar General (RG) announced that it was embarking on a mobile registration of Zimbabwean citizens starting Monday 4 September 2017 and that old metal identification cards are no longer valid for voting. … Continue reading Why ZEC alone should speak on elections

Why Nera Youth is protesting against Grace’s diplomatic immunity

By Staff Reporter NERA Youth Forum will today (30 August 2017) hold a demonstration at the South African embassy in Belgravia Harare to register their displeasure following the granting of diplomatic immunity to First Lady Grace Mugabe by that country’s Department of International Relations. The youth forum intends to hand over a petition that details their displeasure a few weeks ago, Grace Mugabe made headlines … Continue reading Why Nera Youth is protesting against Grace’s diplomatic immunity

Is Mnangagwa still unwell?

By Daniel Chigundu VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa who returned home last week from South Africa where he was seeking medical attention for alleged food poising, failed to turn-up for the 5th edition of the Annual National Agri-business Conference (ANAC) on Wednesday. ANAC is jointly organised by the Zimbabwe Agricultural Society (ZAS) and the National Economic Consultative Forum (NECF) and its objective is to look at … Continue reading Is Mnangagwa still unwell?

PDP stance on MDC Alliance

President’s Address to the Party, 22 August 2017 THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) was formed on the bedrock of the principles of solidarity, freedom and justice – ideals of social democracy. Of importance today is the value of solidarity. The PDP stated its belief in solidarity through unequivocally advocating for the coalition of opposition parties, as stated in the historic Mandel Declaration of the 26th … Continue reading PDP stance on MDC Alliance

National Youth Policy: has it been fully implemented?

 By Tafadzwa Muranganwa ACCORDING to the Ministry of Youth Development, Indigenisation and Empowerment, a national youth policy (NYP) is critical for empowering youths to contribute to the shaping and building of the nation. Zimbabwe launched its NYP in 2013 and according to government; the policy seeks to ensure that all young women and men are given meaningful opportunities to reach their full potential, both as individuals and as active … Continue reading National Youth Policy: has it been fully implemented?

Electoral Act Needs Urgent Patching To Avoid Loopholes In 2018

  By Wisdom Mumera The current electoral laws still have loopholes allowing for voting using the old voter’s roll and there is need to quickly amend the Electoral Act to avoid confusion, the Election Resource Centre (ERC) has said. Download Zimbabwe Electoral Act According to the organisation, the Electoral Act is vague on the issue of the old voter’s roll after the compilation of a … Continue reading Electoral Act Needs Urgent Patching To Avoid Loopholes In 2018

Why Grace Mugabe needs prayers

By Staff Reporter Norton legislator Temba Mliswa has called on churches to spare a moment this coming Sunday and pray for first lady Grace Mugabe so that she can get delivered from anger following a debacle with a South African model Gabriella Engels. The outspoken Mliswa who was briefing the press on a number of wide-ranging issues revealed that he was once a victim of anger … Continue reading Why Grace Mugabe needs prayers

Proposed Incubation Plan for Mugabe University [Full 18-page​ Document]

Establishment   of   the Robert Gabriel Mugabe University by Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science  and  Technology  D e v e l opment : 9 August 2017   Proposed Incubation Plan     Background     The University of Zimbabwe (UZ) will lead the process of incubating a University bearing a name of an iconic and the most distinguished leader and educationist with strong values … Continue reading Proposed Incubation Plan for Mugabe University [Full 18-page​ Document]

Why 2013 voters’ roll has no place in the 2018 election

By Election Resource Centre   AS Zimbabwe heads towards the 2018 elections which are now about a year away, questions on the 2013 voters’ roll can no longer be ignored on the basis of two potential realities. Firstly, the Electoral Act, as it currently stands, does not definitively establish a fresh registration process which will ultimately vanquish the 2013 voters’ roll and thus barring voting on … Continue reading Why 2013 voters’ roll has no place in the 2018 election