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

Unemployment blamed for the deadly Sabi gold War

By Watmore Makokoba Worsening economic conditions culminating into high levels of poverty, unemployment and stiff competition for resources are the main causes of the recent deadly clashes that have claimed lives at Sabi gold mining community in Zvishavane, a human rights and community watch organisation warned. The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has urged the Ministry of Mines and mining Development to look into the issue … Continue reading Unemployment blamed for the deadly Sabi gold War

ZEC fumbles to regain public trust

By Divine Dube In an interesting turn of events, Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) Commissioner, Dr.Qhubani Moyo temporarily left the podium when some members of the audience attending ZEC’s presentation held in Bulawayo mockingly shouted “Zanu PF” as he was talking about their preparedness to handle 2018 polls. After a few minutes, Moyo then resumed his address – which ironically, was being aired live on Skyz … Continue reading ZEC fumbles to regain public trust

Latest on Masvingo police brutally

…victim takes legal action   By Watmore Makokoba Anna Masukangoto (45)who recently endured the full wrath of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) in Ngundu villagein Masvingo after she was handcuffed to the fence for 7 hours  has filed a letter of complaint against the police conduct to the station Officer Commanding. According to Ngundu villagers who witnessed the incident say the violation  was carried out … Continue reading Latest on Masvingo police brutally

Public Hearings Schedule | National Peace & Reconciliation​ Bill H.B. 2, 2017

  The Portfolio Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, the Thematic Committee on Human Rights and the Thematic Committee on Peace and Security will hold Public Hearings on the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission Bill H.B.2, 2017 from the 13th to the 18th of March 2017. The Committees will be divided into two (2) groups and will cover various areas as follows: Team A Date  Place … Continue reading Public Hearings Schedule | National Peace & Reconciliation​ Bill H.B. 2, 2017

Get Involved | Public Comments on the Constitution of Zimbabwe Bill

Section 328(4) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe provides that; “(4) Immediately after the Speaker has given notice of a Constitutional Bill in terms of subsection (3), Parliament must invite members of the public to express their views on the proposed Bill in public meetings and through written submissions, and must convene meetings and provide facilities to enable the public to do so.” In compliance with … Continue reading Get Involved | Public Comments on the Constitution of Zimbabwe Bill

Constituency watch: Hwedza women decry shortage of maternity wards

by Watmore Makokoba Villagers in rural Hwedza face a serious health risk due to the decline in health delivery system, several rural residents especially pregnant women are forced to travel long distances on foot to access maternity services as clinics are located far away from where they live. Pregnant women living in this area say they are in a dilemma because most of them end … Continue reading Constituency watch: Hwedza women decry shortage of maternity wards