by Watmore Makokoba Ngundu villagers in Gutu were last week left tongue-tied after members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police handcuffed Anna Masukagoto (45) and tied her to a local school fence for several hours accusing her of allegedly conniving with other villagers to resists the construction of a church on land reserved for cattle grazing The two policeman identified as Constable Dzinamo and Mlumbwa stationed at … Continue reading Police Brutality| In Gutu, Police chained Anna Masukagoto to a fence for 4 hours
By Nkanyiso Ncube National Electoral Reform Agenda (Nera) has proposed safeguards measures to be put in place to secure Diaspora votes and ensure no rigging takes place ahead of 2018 elections. In a statement, NERA said it had came up with pointers to be taken into consideration ahead of 2018 elections. “NERA supports the right to vote for the Diaspora however we must ensure that … Continue reading NERA proposes safeguard measures to secure Diaspora vote | #Ivote4PeaceZW
By Daniel Chigundu Controversial pro-democracy and outspoken human rights activist Linda Masarira says the decision by President Robert Mugabe to hold his annual lavish birthday bash when the country is going through trying times is a sign that he is selfish and doesn’t care about people. President Mugabe who turns 93 years old on the 21st of February 2017 is expected to throw an opulent birthday … Continue reading Mugabe is inhuman, selfish and greedy: Masarira #21DaysOfActivism
By Nyasha N Mukapiko Police on Thursday arrested Centre for Community Development in Zimbabwe (CCDZ) Advocacy Officer George Makoni despite City of Harare (CoH) Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni having given the disgruntled residents a green light to air their grievances. Makoni was later released and ordered to pay $10 fine after police charged him for criminal nuisance. Residents Forum and CCDZ had stormed Town House … Continue reading Residents want suspended Acting Town Clerk Ncube fired!
By Buhle Tshavango Academic cum activist Dr Patson Dzamara has castigated ordinary Zimbabweans and online activists who have largely used social media platforms to voice their grievances against the government but failed to translate this into action. These developments come after Dzamara held a one man demo outside parliament building last week. On the day of the demo he was clad in a jacket bearing … Continue reading Patson Dzamara questions online activists
By Nyasha N Mukapiko Churches on Friday came out guns blazing following the recent move by the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) to invoke a statutory instrument which intended to ban demonstrations and threats on the judicial service by President Robert Mugabe. The ban has since been lifted after Justice Priscilla Chigumba ruled it out as unconstitutional following a High Court challenge by activists who were being … Continue reading Churches vow not to submit to President Mugabe