PRESS RELEASE : ERC Welcomes ZRP Commitment to Execute Mandate in Peaceful Elections

The Election Resource Centre (ERC), welcomes appointment of Commissioner Erasmas Makodza as the 2018 Harmonized Elections Commander, to expeditiously address election related violence and intimidation before, during and after the upcoming General Elections. The Herald, 24 April 2018, reported that the ZRP “engaged political parties, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) and other stakeholders to ensure that an environment conducive for holding … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE : ERC Welcomes ZRP Commitment to Execute Mandate in Peaceful Elections

UPDATE ON NURSE’S INDUSTRIAL ACTION BY THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND CHILD CARE

  The Industrial action in which 5974 nurses withdrew their services ended yesterday 22 April 2018 . The total number of nurses employed in the public health sector is 16 974. Services in our hospitals have since returned to normal utilising those nurses who did not participate in the industrial action beefed up by the recruitment of qualified nurses who were not in employment as … Continue reading UPDATE ON NURSE’S INDUSTRIAL ACTION BY THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND CHILD CARE

Tongai Mnangagwa Disqualified from Zanu PF primaries …Residents Storm HQ in protest

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa Scores of angry Harare South residents yesterday stormed the Zanu PF headquarters to register their complaints over the dropping of  the candidature of one Tongai Mnangagwa, who is claiming to be the President’s son in the impending ruling party primaries. The residents who were waving placards denouncing the imposition of candidates vowed to sleep at the party’s headquarters if their grievances were not addressed. … Continue reading Tongai Mnangagwa Disqualified from Zanu PF primaries …Residents Storm HQ in protest

Mliswa Dares Mnangagwa to Weed out Corrupt Allies

by Wisdom Mumera Norton member of Parliament Themba Mliswa has advised President Mnangagwa to act on some corrupt allies within Zanu PF or risk losing the 2018 election to the opposition. The Mines and Energy Parliamentary Portfolio Committee Chairperson said corruption together with scarcity of cash in banks are the two main issues Mnangagwa needs to deal with if he is to have hopes of … Continue reading Mliswa Dares Mnangagwa to Weed out Corrupt Allies

Khupe amends MDC constitution to make room for activists

At a congress which took place at Stanley square in Bulawayo over the weekend, hundreds of people were mobilized to endorse a pre-selected leadership in order to fill up the huge leadership vacuum in the Khupe led MDC. The constitution was amended to make room for activists who before the congress were non-card carrying members. Upon arrival at the Stanley Square, word on the selected … Continue reading Khupe amends MDC constitution to make room for activists

Coltart calls for spirited campaign against ED to avert poll rigging

  By Wisdom Mumera Laywer and activist Doug Coltart has called for a spirited campaign of marches and demonstrations against the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa to increase pressure on it so as to avert the rigging of polls in the 2018 elections. Speaking in an interview Coltart said there is a high likelihood that the Mnangagwa government will rig elections whilst also denying the … Continue reading Coltart calls for spirited campaign against ED to avert poll rigging

Urgent Electoral Reforms Critical For Credible Elections: ZESN

By Pretty Chavango  The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) has called upon legislators and the Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs to urgently finalized amendments to the electoral laws saying any further delay will only serve to jeopardize the credibility of the impending 2018 elections. In a recent press statement, ZESN called upon political players to demonstrate genuine political will to effect electoral reforms … Continue reading Urgent Electoral Reforms Critical For Credible Elections: ZESN

Mangoma in a one man coalition?

Despite having 5 political parties listed under Zimbabwe’s first political coalition , Coalition of Democrats (CODE) only one principal member whose credentials are shrouded with controversy as his claim to leadership is being disputed showed up at their launch held over the weekend. With no clear membership except of course that of Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe (RDZ) party led by the Coalition’s president Elton Mangoma … Continue reading Mangoma in a one man coalition?

Reduce Presidential powers, end dictatorship then we join alliance :Mangoma

Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe (RDZ) leader Elton Mangoma who is also the Presidential candidate for the Coalition of Democrats (CODE) says they are willing to join hands with others coalitions including the MDC Alliance provided dictatorship issues and presidential powers are dealt with first. Addressing over a hundred people who attended the CODE coalition launch at Freedom Square, Mangoma said the party was being accused … Continue reading Reduce Presidential powers, end dictatorship then we join alliance :Mangoma

PRESS STATEMENT BY HON P.A. CHINAMASA, ON DECISIONS MADE BY CABINET ON STATE ENTERPRISES REFORM

  1. Government has been consistent in emphasizing the critical contribution expected from the State Enterprises and Parastatal (SEP) sector towards the revival of Zimbabwe’s economic fortunes and in this regard has for some time been pursuing a programme of SEPs reform designed to enhance performance, improve service-delivery and to bring more order, discipline and rationality to the sector as a whole. This includes (i) … Continue reading PRESS STATEMENT BY HON P.A. CHINAMASA, ON DECISIONS MADE BY CABINET ON STATE ENTERPRISES REFORM