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?

Why police crushed MDC-T youth demo

By Staff Reporter THE Zimbabwe Republic Police anti-riot section today (Wednesday)  violently disrupted a sanctioned MDC-T Youth Assembly demonstration in which resulted in many people sustaining serious injuries while six got arrested in the process. MDC-T Youth Assembly was demonstrating against the decision by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to allocate fewer registration centres in Harare and Bulawayo compared to rural based provinces. Dubbed #MyZimbawe demonstration, … Continue reading Why police crushed MDC-T youth demo

Reasons why MDC-T legislators are objecting Constitutional Amendment Bill No. 1

By Staff Reporter MDC-T legislators yesterday threw everything in and outside law books in a heated attempt to persuade Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa to reconsider adoption of the topical Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment Bill No.1. So intense was the debate in the National Assembly that the House ended up adjourning debate around 7 pm. If passed into law, the Constitutional Amendment Bill No. 1 will … Continue reading Reasons why MDC-T legislators are objecting Constitutional Amendment Bill No. 1

Villagers forced to donate towards Mugabe Rally

By Staff Reporter ZANU PF activists in Manicaland Province are forcing villagers to donate money towards the “Interface with the youth rally” which will be addressed by President Robert Mugabe tomorrow (Friday) at Sakubva Stadium, a local human rights watchdog has said. In a statement Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) accused the Zanu PF leadership of forcing citizens to attend the rally saying the move was … Continue reading Villagers forced to donate towards Mugabe Rally

Saruwaka petitions Minister Gumbo over Mutasa Central roads

By Staff Reporter MUTASA Central legislator Trevor Saruwaka has petitioned Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Joram Gumbo over the poor state of roads in his constituency. In the petition, Saruwaka says roads in his constituency have been neglected for a long time and deteriorated to an extent of becoming impassable. “The worst affected roads are Jombe (Bvuma-Mbito-Shamu-Watsomba), Sherukuru (Watsomba-Gandanzara) and Bonda (Nhodo Section). The terrible … Continue reading Saruwaka petitions Minister Gumbo over Mutasa Central roads

Six universities partner Parly to translate constitution

By Staff Reporter PARLIAMENT will soon have the constitution translated in eight vernacular local languages in a bid to foster understanding of the country’s supreme law which was passed in 2013. Addressing delegates last week on the sidelines of the Parliament Open Day, Speaker of National Assembly Jacob Mudenda revealed that over six institutions of higher learning have come aboard to help with the constitution … Continue reading Six universities partner Parly to translate constitution

Majome queries omission of GNU photos from Parly Exhibition

By Staff Reporter. ZIMBABWEANS will for the first time have an opportunity to mix and mingle with their legislators during the Parliament Open Day scheduled from the 8th to 9th of June 2017 this year. The Parliament Open Day will be running under the theme, “Parliament of Zimbabwe celebrating 37 years of independence and democracy”. During the Open Day, citizens will have time to understand and … Continue reading Majome queries omission of GNU photos from Parly Exhibition

Morton Jaffray refurbishment completion set for December

By Staff Reporter. UPON completion, City of Harare’s (CoH) Morton Jaffray Water Treatment Plant will be pumping 620 mega-litres of water per day which is 80 percent of the 800 mega-litres required. City of Harare is currently doing 520 mega-liters. Director of Water, engineer Hosea Chisango on Tuesday told journalists during a site visit to the treatment plant that soon after completion the city will … Continue reading Morton Jaffray refurbishment completion set for December

Mliswa pledges residential stands to women who want to venture into business

By Staff Reporter NORTON Constituency legislator Temba Mliswa has pledged to donate some of his residential stands to be used as collateral by women who want to venture into businesses so that they can easily access loans from banks. Women have found it difficult to access loans that are available for small businesses from various financing institutions because they lack collateral in the form of … Continue reading Mliswa pledges residential stands to women who want to venture into business

Mliswa on grand coalition: I am better off alone

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