Chinamasa must fund ECD development: Cross

By Pretty Chavango Bulawayo South legislator Eddie Cross says government has the responsibility to provide financial resources and supporting infrustructre for Early Child Development (ECD) adding that passing the burden to parents will be a mockery of the country’s commitment to providing free primary education. Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa in his proposed 2018 national budget revealed that government has no money to employ more teachers … Continue reading Chinamasa must fund ECD development: Cross

BVR Mop-Up exercise: irregularities hamper progress

By Pretty Chavango Election Resource Centre (ERC) says while the biometric voter registration mop-Up exercise is a noble idea the process is however marred in a lot irregularities. ERC pointed out some of the irregularities that include failure by ZEC to timeously release a list of voter registration centres to ensure effective participation by citizens from an informed position. The Mop-Up exercise started on January … Continue reading BVR Mop-Up exercise: irregularities hamper progress

Govt confident of new procurement laws

By Wisdom Mumera Government says it is confident that the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act (PPDPAA) which replaced the State Procurement Act will go a way long in plugging resource leakages and eliminating corruption in public entities The repealed SPA had a lot of loopholes that allowed officials in government institutions engage in corrupt activities that saw the state being prejudiced of … Continue reading Govt confident of new procurement laws

Election dates should change based on credibility not on political discussion- ERC

By Staff Reporter Election Resource Centre (ERC) says the decision to change dates for the 2018 general elections should be based on the effects of rushed election and not mere political discussions. Former Higher and Tertiary Education Minister Jonathan Moyo revealed during an interview on BBC-Hard talk that President Emmerson Mnangagwa had visited MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai to seek his approval to postpone the impending … Continue reading Election dates should change based on credibility not on political discussion- ERC

No sign of economic recovery: Mudzuri

By Watmore Makokoba Acting MDC-T president Elias Mudzuri says there is no sign that the new government led by President Emmerson Mnangagwa is tackling economic challenges bedevilling the country. Since Mnangagwa took over as President of Zimbabwe in November last year, things have gotten worse economically fronted by price increases on basic goods and commodities. Some companies in the manufacturing sector such as Onsdale which … Continue reading No sign of economic recovery: Mudzuri

Residents Push for Corrupt Officials to Pay Debts

By Wisdom Mumera Harare residents are pushing for alleged corrupt Harare City Council officials to pay the residents’ debt bills as compensation for the money which they fleeced the city and have proceeded to draft a  provisional petition to Parliament imploring it to intervene in the Council issues. The residents have earmarked former Town Clerk Tendai Mahachi and his predecessor former acting town clerk Josephine … Continue reading Residents Push for Corrupt Officials to Pay Debts

Incoming blitz on all unregistered tourism operators

By Pretty Chavango   Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Hon Prisca Mupfumira has warned that all unregistered operators in the tourism sector should make sure they register their businesses before the first of April citing an oncoming blitz. Minister Mupfumira today held her maiden interface with stakeholders in the tourism sector where she laid out her Ministry’s 100-day plan and outlined details of a … Continue reading Incoming blitz on all unregistered tourism operators

Political Change Sparks Increased Violence

By Wisdom Mumera Cases of political violence and intimidation have increased around the country since the November coup that ushered the new administration led by President Emerson Mnangagwa. According to a comprehensive Election Resource Center (ERC) Monitoring and Observation report of the registration exercise, the days after the removal of former President Robert Mugabe have seen cases of voters being intimidated and violence increasing. This … Continue reading Political Change Sparks Increased Violence

Moyo goes spiritual to discredit Mnangagwa

By Watmore Makokoba Embattled former Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education Jonathan Moyo is making headlines for all the wrong reasons in his bid to ensure Mnangagwa’s government.In his desperate war with Mnangagwa which started way back when he was still the party’s spin Doctor, the learned Professor seems not to be running short of ideas, as he has turned to ancestral theories in order to authenticate … Continue reading Moyo goes spiritual to discredit Mnangagwa

PDP warns Mnangagwa over price controls

By Daniel Chigundu PEOPLES Democratic Party (PDP) has warned government against controlling prices of goods adding that it will take the country back to a 2007 situation where shops were empty. Alarmed by the recent wave of price increases of basic goods in the country, Zanu PF politburo has since set up an Ad Hoc committee led by Vice President Constantino Chiwenga to deal with … Continue reading PDP warns Mnangagwa over price controls