Why land continues to be a problem

By Wisdom Mumera Norton legislator Temba Mliswa says lack of political will in dealing with land problems has resulted in counter-productive scenarios which have gone on to affect the economy. Speaking at an event organised by the Zimbabwe Land Commission, the former fitness trainer-cum politician said politicians in Zanu are only pursuing selfish interest instead of driving productive agendas. “Is there political will? I see … Continue reading Why land continues to be a problem

Why Chieftainship wrangle is sparking war in Zhombe

By Watmore Makokoba There is a fierce war of words and swords in Samambwa, Zhombe following a chieftainship wrangle between Samuel Samambwa and David Samambwa with the latter instigating violence to his brother after he had been erroneously installed and later stripped of the chieftainship. Samuel Samambwa who is younger than David is influencing villagers  to reject and denounce the newly appointed Chief whose reinstatement … Continue reading Why Chieftainship wrangle is sparking war in Zhombe

Why Mandaza thinks 2018 elections won’t happen

By Staff Reporter Sapes Trust director Ibbo Mandaza says there are possibilities that the country might not go for the much awaited and talked about 2018 general elections. Presenting a position paper at the Media Alliance of Zimbabwe stakeholders’ media conference, Mandaza said there was a chance of President Robert Mugabe dying because of age or formation of an inclusive government before 2018. “So I … Continue reading Why Mandaza thinks 2018 elections won’t happen

Elections: #KenyaDecides 5 Lessons for Zimbabwe

By Tariro Senderayi  Kenyans will go for a second Presidential election in the next 60 days after the Supreme Court annulled the first polls held on the 8th of August 2017. The Supreme Court judgement which was delivered on the 1st of September follows a petition by Raila Odinga leader of the largest opposition party the National Super Alliance (NASA) who was challenging the outcome of the … Continue reading Elections: #KenyaDecides 5 Lessons for Zimbabwe

Did Mugabe insult Zimbos on routine medical checks?

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa THE advice by President Robert Mugabe that people should go for routine medical check-ups left many people wondering if he is in touch with realities obtaining in the country or not. Many Zimbabweans owing to current economic hardships are failing to take their sick relatives to hospitals because of high user-fees being demanded at a time when unemployment is in the region of … Continue reading Did Mugabe insult Zimbos on routine medical checks?

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

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

Why ZCP wants a National Dialogue

By Staff Reporter ZIMBABWE Communist Party (ZCP) which was formed in May this year, says it is not going to field any candidate in the impending 2018 general elections adding that they prefer national dialogue aimed at solving the various challenges bedevilling the country. Party secretary general Ngqabutho Mabhena who defected from the Welshman Ncube led MDC told the media that his party will choose … Continue reading Why ZCP wants a National Dialogue

MPs blocking relocation of disaster victims

By Staff Reporter THE principal administration officer in the Civil Protection Unit (CPU) Lameck Betera said they are facing resistance from parliamentarians when it comes to relocating disaster families for the fear of losing votes. CPU was appearing before the Portfolio Committee on Environment, Water, Tourism and Hospitality Industry to submit oral evidence on their operations. “In terms of relocation, one challenge comes from you (MPs), you … Continue reading MPs blocking relocation of disaster victims

Is it Govt policy for Zanu PF to use school buses?

By Staff Reporter BUDIRIRO legislator Costa Machingauta on Wednesday took the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education to task by demanding to know if it was a government policy for political parties to use school vehicles to ferry people to their rallies and meetings. Machingauta’s question comes on the back of reports from civic society organisation that the ruling party Zanu PF is not only … Continue reading Is it Govt policy for Zanu PF to use school buses?