Prospective Parliamentarians suggested on Social Media

By Tariro Senderayi The just ended independence celebrations have been met with mixed feelings. While 37 years of freedom is a genuine milestone to celebrate as a nation, some countrymen couldn’t help but feel the sacrifice leading to Zimbabwe’s independence from White minority rule in 1980 has gone in vain. Independence in 1980 meant education for all, equal opportunities, low cost of living, one man … Continue reading Prospective Parliamentarians suggested on Social Media

Nothing funny about wheelchair jokes!

By Tapiwa Mutizamhepo People with Disabilities and their organizations have roundly condemned the flurry of “wheelchair” jokes and articles that recently circulated on social media and other sections of the mainstream media, calling them provocative and insensitive to the issues to do with disabilities. After the cabinet presented the President Robert Mugabe with a belated birthday present which was initially called a ‘special chair’ by … Continue reading Nothing funny about wheelchair jokes!

“ZANU PF reforming from within,” says Mnangagwa

By Tariro Daphne If recent sentiments by Vice President Emerson Mnangangwa are anything to go by, the factional battles that have ejected some party members are part of Zanu Pf’s rejuvenation. Recently Sarah Mahoka and Sandi Moyo were booted out of the party, National Commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere has been under fire with fellow party member calling for his ouster citing corruption and fanning factionalism as … Continue reading “ZANU PF reforming from within,” says Mnangagwa

MDC-T to go for broke in 2018 election

As the ruling party has bagged a victory in the by-election in Mwenezi, the main opposition party MDC-T Spokesperson Obert  Gutu took to social media to give his assessment of why and how that victory came about. Whilst the ruling party ululates, he is of the view that with regards to the upcoming 2018 election, the rural constituencies will determine who wins. He insinuated further … Continue reading MDC-T to go for broke in 2018 election

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

Harare City Council is using road funds to pay allowances to city officials

  By Nyasha N Mukapiko Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development Dr Jorum Gumbo last week on Thursday threw local authorities under the bus for failing to rehabilitate roads in urban areas following a question from MDC Senator Morgan Komichi. Responding questions from senators during the question and answer session minister Gumbo disassociated his ministry from local authorities saying towns had nothing to do with … Continue reading Harare City Council is using road funds to pay allowances to city officials

Government “recognizes”community radios but can’t let go of airwaves

by Divine Dube Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Christopher Mushohwe shockingly admitted that the Zimbabwe government which is adamant to licence community radios was aware that the latter exist — despite the the State’s continued monopoly on airwaves which was inherited from the Rhodesian government by Robert Mugabe’s successive governments. “…so, please, don’t go around saying community radio broadcasters are not wanted in Zimbabwe … Continue reading Government “recognizes”community radios but can’t let go of airwaves

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

#Ivote4PeaceZW | 3 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR WOULD BE COUNCILOR/ MP [PART ONE]

By Tariro Daphne Senderayi WHY DO YOU WANT TO OCCUPY PUBLIC OFFICE? This is a pertinent question. This being because for one to aspire to occupy a public office of course they anticipate personal gain but at the same time they have identified a gap in their ward or constituency. Having listened to the greatest speeches in the world by various world leaders from the … Continue reading #Ivote4PeaceZW | 3 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR WOULD BE COUNCILOR/ MP [PART ONE]

Harare Mayor Manyenyeni boycotts parly

By Nyasha N Mukapiko Harare City Council (HCC) Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni on Tuesday failed to appear before the Parliamentary Portfolio committee on Local Government, Rural and Urban Development chaired by Mutasa South constituency legislator Irene Zindi. Manyenyeni who did not respond to an earlier communication that was addressed to him, opted to send Acting Town Clerk Josephine Ncube and the Acting Director for housing Retired … Continue reading Harare Mayor Manyenyeni boycotts parly