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

“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

NERA pushes for diaspora vote in 2018

A petition has been making the rounds on social media with regards to ensuring that the Zimbabwe diaspora community is able to exercise their right to vote in the next harmonized election. This right to vote for any party of choice is enshrined in the supreme law of the land precisely section 67(3). “All Zimbabweans who were born in Zimbabwe have the right to vote … Continue reading NERA pushes for diaspora vote in 2018

ZANU PF in landslide victory as Cde Omar is elected MP for Mwenezi east

By Buhle Tshavango Comrade Joosbi Omar is now Member of Parliament for Mwenezi East awaiting swearing in after winning resoundingly in a by-election held during the weekend. 64-year-old Cde. Omar garnered 18 700 votes whilst Welcome Masuku of the NCA and Turner Mhango of Free Zim Congress managed a paltry 482 and 386 votes respectively behind Cde. Omar by a far margin. Rejected votes amounted … Continue reading ZANU PF in landslide victory as Cde Omar is elected MP for Mwenezi east

Mujuru’s party spokesperson resigns from both NPP position and membership.

By Buhle Tshavango Former Vice President Joyce Mujuru’s National People’s  Party (NPP) seems to be turning into an abandoned ship as more members bail out with the latest being party spokes person Jealousy Mawarire who resigned as party spokes person whilst at the same time quitting the party today. Mawarire who announced his decision via social media on Twitter , in a letter directed to … Continue reading Mujuru’s party spokesperson resigns from both NPP position and membership.

Vote buying rampant ahead of Saturday’s Mwenezi by-election

  By Buhle Tshavango Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) has accused traditional leaders in Mwenezi of violating the constitution alleging them of being partisan ahead of a by-election scheduled for April 8. Mwenezi east constituency is scheduled to conduct a by-election this coming Saturday where four candidates namely Joosbi Omar (ZANU PF), Kudakwashe Bhasikiti (NPP), Turner Mhango (FreeZim congress) and Welcome Masuku (NCA) are set … Continue reading Vote buying rampant ahead of Saturday’s Mwenezi by-election

Mapping exercise reignites Mount Pleasant – Mazowe boundary debate

By Buhle Tshavango.   The ongoing mapping exercise by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission council has reignited a long standing debate on the boundary lines separating Mazowe and Mount Pleasant. Social media was awash with rumours that Mount Pleasant was now under Mazowe rural as placed by the mapping process, a move that many viewed as a blatant attempt at vote rigging as we approach the … Continue reading Mapping exercise reignites Mount Pleasant – Mazowe boundary debate

There isn’t enough time to implement the Biometric Voter Registration system – MDC-N

  By Daniel Chigundu MDC-N vice president Edwin Mushoriwa says there is not enough time to effectively implement the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) system before the next general elections. Zimbabwe is set to go for watershed polls in 2018 and the Zimbabwe Election Commission (ZEC) is in the process of trying to compile a fresh voters’ roll in an effort to get rid of alleged … Continue reading There isn’t enough time to implement the Biometric Voter Registration system – MDC-N

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

JOC summons NERA …as BVR demo preps gather momentum | #NeraDemo

By Daniel Chigundu The Joint Operation Command (JOC) which is composed of the country’s top security officials from (CIO, ZRP and Defence Forces) sector has reportedly summoned National Electoral Reform Agenda (NERA) leadership to a meeting in a move seen as an attempt to force cancellation of a planned demonstration. NERA is planning to go into the streets on the 22nd of March 2017, to demonstrate … Continue reading JOC summons NERA …as BVR demo preps gather momentum | #NeraDemo