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

Three-quarters of Zimbabwean roads have become death traps

By Staff Reporter Three-quarters of the country’s roads, both in urban and rural have become death traps following neglect from responsible authorities, the situation has been further worsened by heavy rains which pounded during the previous rain season. Mabvuku legislator James Maridadi last week on Wednesday exposed a company called Bitumen World which he accused of doing shoddy work after having been fraudulently awarded contracts … Continue reading Three-quarters of Zimbabwean roads have become death traps

Tsvangirai, Biti please bury the hatchet: Musewe

Economist-cum-politician Vince Musewe has urged leading opposition politicians Morgan Tsvangirai of MDC-T and Tendai Biti of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to bury their differences and unite for the good of the country. Tsvangirai and Biti reportedly fell-out in 2014 after the later called for the renewal of MDC-T, a development believed to have been targeted at the long-standing opposition leader. Tsvangirai has been at … Continue reading Tsvangirai, Biti please bury the hatchet: Musewe

Women affairs Minister Nyasha Chikwinya might face contempt of parliament charges

    By Buhle Tshavango Minister of Women affairs, Gender and Community Development Cde Nyasha Chikwinya faces contempt of Parliament charges after presenting conflicting information and evading questions from MPs during a question and answer session. Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda recently made a ruling in response to submissions made by Honourable Chikwinya in response to progress made on the yet to be launched  Women’s … Continue reading Women affairs Minister Nyasha Chikwinya might face contempt of parliament charges

Ours is a crisis of legitimacy …we have never had free and fair elections: Mwonzora

  By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T secretary general Douglas Mwonzora says the many challenges bedeviling the country are a direct result of lack of legitimacy on the part of Zanu PF because it rigged the 2013 general elections. Zimbabwe is facing economic, political and social challenges as most developed and democratic countries are unwilling to do business with Harare alleging that it rigged previous elections. The … Continue reading Ours is a crisis of legitimacy …we have never had free and fair elections: Mwonzora

Opposition members stopped from speaking at Bill hearing

Watmore Makokoba  Opposition party supporters were stopped from making their contributions during a Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs hearing on the Constitutional Amendment Bill (Number 1) held in Chinhoyi last week. At the centre of the contention is the part of the Constitutional Amendment Bill, which seeks to give the President unchecked powers to appoint the Chief Justice, Deputy Chief Justice … Continue reading Opposition members stopped from speaking at Bill hearing

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

Breaking news: Cholera outbreak in Chiredzi

by Watmore Makokoba There are growing fears of a wider cholera outbreak following two confirmed cases at Rupangwana clinic in Chiredzi District Masvingo province last week and Chinyamukwakwa Clinic in Chipinge Manicaland Province recorded on the 14th of this month. According to the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare, to date, there is one confirmed case at Rupangwana and 3 suspected in Chinyamukwakwa of which 2 … Continue reading Breaking news: Cholera outbreak in Chiredzi

ZESN | Mass Biometric Voter Registration: 3 Key lessons from Kenya

Over the years Africa has been seen attempting to catch up with the introduction of ICT’s for the administration of elections. Even if electronic voting has not yet become popular, one country that has become the yardstick is Kenya. Kenya has used the Biometric Voter Registration process twice and these are some of the key lessons Zimbabwe can borrow a leaf for the 2018 harmonized … Continue reading ZESN | Mass Biometric Voter Registration: 3 Key lessons from Kenya