Govt doesn’t create jobs: Chinamasa

By Daniel Chigundu FINANCE and Economic Development minister Patrick Chinamasa has urged unemployed Zimbabweans to create jobs for themselves and not expect government to do it for them. Unemployment rate in Zimbabwe is said to be in the region of 90 percent owing to massive company closures, retrenchments and economic decay that has rendered the economy more informal. However, in its 2013 election manifesto, Zanu … Continue reading Govt doesn’t create jobs: Chinamasa

Lumumba: Chamisa should lead MDC …Tsvangirai is the same as Mugabe

By Daniel Chigundu VIVA Zimbabwe chairman Acie Lumumba says Kuwadzana East legislator Nelson Chamisa should be given the reins to lead MDC-T as other party leaders including Morgan Tsvangirai are nothing more than a joke. MDC-T is reportedly fractured by many factions that hoping to take over from ailing Tsvangirai who has been the leader since the inaugural party congress in 2000. Party vice presidents Thokozani Khupe, … Continue reading Lumumba: Chamisa should lead MDC …Tsvangirai is the same as Mugabe

The biggest tragedy would be to hastily put together a coalition & then lose to ZANU PF | #Ivote4PeaceZW

By Daniel Chigundu Build Zimbabwe Alliance (BZA) says opposition parties must form the right coalition and not just focus on simply coming together as is happening. Zimbabwean opposition parties are currently ceased with the issue of forming a grand coalition seen as the only effective solution in trying to remove President Robert Mugabe who has been the country’s leader since 1980. BZA which was recently formed … Continue reading The biggest tragedy would be to hastily put together a coalition & then lose to ZANU PF | #Ivote4PeaceZW

Broke govnt faces difficulties in implementation of new education curriculum

by Tariro Daphne Senderayi The Primary and Secondary Education Ministry embarked on implementing the various aspects of the new curriculum but it has been noticed that as was expected by critics there is no support in infrastructure and skilled personnel. When the review of the curriculum was flighted, concerned citizens pointed out that the broke government will face difficulties in implementation of the changes which … Continue reading Broke govnt faces difficulties in implementation of new education curriculum

#SheVotes2018 campaign targets first time female voters | #Ivote4PeaceZW

By Nkanyiso Ncube Women are being  urged to register to vote ahead of 2018 general election. Speaking at a discussion organised by Women for Women Solidarity Zimbabwe (w4w) panelists called for more women participation in the political landscape. Tariro Senderayi a member of the stirring committee for w4w, said women were empowered by constitution which declare voting a human right. “Under section 67(3) of the Constitution, … Continue reading #SheVotes2018 campaign targets first time female voters | #Ivote4PeaceZW

It’s naive for any party to think that it can win in 2018 by going it alone | #Ivote4PeaceZW

By Daniel Chigundu Seasoned economist Vince Musewe says the time is ripe for opposition party leaders to swallow their pride and form a coalition if they entertain any hopes of winning 2018 elections. Zimbabwe is scheduled to go for general elections to determine not only the future of the country, but also the future of opposition parties and even that of faction laden Zanu PF. Opposition … Continue reading It’s naive for any party to think that it can win in 2018 by going it alone | #Ivote4PeaceZW

Bikita West Elections | Moments

Bikita West constituency by election  following the incarceration of Munyaradzi Kereke who was convicted of raping his then 11 year old niece. Candidates Beauty Chabaya (ZANU PF) Kudakwashe Gopo (ZimPF) Madock Tatirai Chivasa (NCA) Tanyaradzwa Terrence Makumbo (PDZ) 2 independent candidates Heya Shoko & Innocent Muzvimbiri Bikita West by Election Continue reading Bikita West Elections | Moments

Speaker of Parliament unhappy with 2017 budget | Parliament independence was undermined

By Daniel Chigundu Speaker of National Assembly Jacob Mudenda says funds allocated to Parliament in the 2017 National Budget are worrisome and serves to undermine its authority and mandate.   The financially hamstrung Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa allocated a measly US$30.7 million to the legislature from his uninspiring US$4.1 billion proposed budget. Addressing legislators and delegates during the post-budget seminar, Mudenda said the allocation makes it … Continue reading Speaker of Parliament unhappy with 2017 budget | Parliament independence was undermined

President Mugabe is either ignorant of realities on the ground or has ceased to care | #SONAZW

By Daniel Chigundu Economist Vince Musewe says President Robert Mugabe’s failure to tackle the country’s economic challenges in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) is an indication that the country no longer has a leader. Expectations were high in the build up to SONA that the President will take advantage of the address to make important economic turnaround pronouncements, especially on the liquidity challenges … Continue reading President Mugabe is either ignorant of realities on the ground or has ceased to care | #SONAZW

Outdated Government websites compromising transparency: Chinamasa

By Daniel Chigudu Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has called on government institutions and departments to timely update their websites in line with the government’s E-Government program currently underway. Speaking recently, Minister Chinamasa said outdated government websites are in sharp contrast to the promotion of transparency and ease of access to information in the country. “In this age of Information and Communication Technologies, … Continue reading Outdated Government websites compromising transparency: Chinamasa