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
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!
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
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
Moto Republik In just over 4 days over 1,700 people have signed up to the petition to urge the Minister of Local Government Saviour Kasukuwere, Harare Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni & The Acting Town Clerk, Josephine Ncube, to stop the demolition of Moto Republik, Zimbabwe’s first creative hub. On Monday 13 March Saviour Kasukuwere responded to the online petition that has been trending in Zimbabwe over … Continue reading Latest update on #SaveMotoRepublik
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
By Nkanyiso Ncube It is exactly 15 months before Zimbabwe take a step to decide its future for the next five years. The time we need to use our hands to change our destiny. Within such a short time a lot hasn’t been done and one wonders if Zimbabwe is still on course with its preparations ahead of 2018 elections. Yes, 2018 general elections present … Continue reading We are 15 months from 2018 elections | 4 Things CSOs need to do now!
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
By Tariro Daphne Senderayi Some political analysts,including Alex Magaisa have concluded that as long as the deeply divided Zanu pf continues to widen the chasm amongst its own, the party is likely to face a loss in the 2018 general election. Since time immemorial the ruling party has been embroiled in deadly succession and factional wars with the Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s (Lacoste faction)supporters going … Continue reading Factional wars may cost Zanu PF 2018 election | #Ivote4PeaceZW