Citizens express mixed feelings ahead of 2018 elections

By Tariro Daphne Senderayi WITH close to a year before the country embarks on the crucial 2018 general elections, we conducted a random survey in the street of Harare’s Central Business District to gauge people’s mood towards the polls. Zimbabwe is currently going through its worst times since independence, with the major challenges being the unavailability of cash which has seen people spending hours in … Continue reading Citizens express mixed feelings ahead of 2018 elections

Stop politicizing public posts – Mafume

By Buhle Tshavango. The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the ruling party to desist from politicising critical positions that require independence saying this has caused loss of faith in strategic departments by the Zimbabwean people. In a statement released yesterday, party spokesperson Mr Jacob Mafume said in light of the recent vacancy of Prosecutor General created by the axing of Johannes Tomana the … Continue reading Stop politicizing public posts – Mafume

NPRC bill is not just about Gukurahundi –VP Mphoko

By Buhle Tshavango Vice President and Minister of National Healing, Peace and Reconciliation Hon Mphoko says the  National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) bill was aimed at addressing wider national issues beyond Gukurahundi. While reading the bill in Parliament for the second time VP Mphoko silenced claims by most critics of this bill who felt its success was hindered by Gukurahundi memories saying the aim … Continue reading NPRC bill is not just about Gukurahundi –VP Mphoko

Legalise safe abortions – Honourable Labode

Own correspondent. Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Care chairperson Dr Ruth Labode has called for the legalising of safe abortion in-light of the high numbers of maternal deaths in the country where 16% are caused by unsafe abortions. Addressing delegates at an HIV/AIDS advocacy workshop in Gweru held recently, Dr Labode said it was a fact that adolescent girls where indulging in unprotected … Continue reading Legalise safe abortions – Honourable Labode

Zimbabwe Citizens

Youths unite in fighting for a better Zimbabwe

Watmore Makokoba Youths organisations under the banner of Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) have taken bold steps to liberate themselves from the current deepening socio-economic and political dispensation amid wide concerns over negligence and alienation from the current political leadership. Closing the curtain down of a youth’s convention in Harare organised today by CiZC, representatives from various organisations across the country agreed to work together in … Continue reading Youths unite in fighting for a better Zimbabwe

ZEC incapacitated to run a free and fair election – Simba Makoni

By Buhle Tshavango Founder and president of Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn (MKD) party Dr Simba Makoni has come out saying the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission  (ZEC) is incapable of running a free and fair election with the way it is currently operating in the country. Dr Makoni’s expressed his sentiments ahead of the 2018 harmonised elections that are happening against a background of voter apathy culminating from lack of electoral … Continue reading ZEC incapacitated to run a free and fair election – Simba Makoni

Vendor stages one -man demo against President Mugabe

By Correspondent A Harare vendor has held a lone demonstration at the Africa Unity Square urging President Robert Mugabe to immediately act on corruption or leave office. Grievance Sipikita, who last week grabbed news headlines after he wrote a hard-hitting letter to President Mugabe accusing him of taking a soft stance towards senior government officials accused of perpetrating corruption, today held a banner written “Mugabe … Continue reading Vendor stages one -man demo against President Mugabe

Level the playing field to ensure women participation in the 2018 elections -WCoZ

By Buhle Tshavango The Women Coalition of Zimbabwe (WCoZ) has come up with a platform dubbed,” Ground-up, movement building for political accountability”, to reach out to more women and create dialogue on political accountability for women in the 2018 elections. In one of their online discussions, the need for a non-violent election to increase women’s participation was brought up, urging for a need to desist … Continue reading Level the playing field to ensure women participation in the 2018 elections -WCoZ

Hurungwe accident a wake-up call for more measures on road safety

By Buhle Tshavango Minister of Transport and Infrastructural development Dr Joram Gumbo has been urged to withdraw the passer permit for King Lion Bus Company after a series of accidents leading to the latest one that led to the death of 43 passengers and has been declared a national disaster. In a statement by the International Cross-border Traders Association (ICTA), they cited that the company … Continue reading Hurungwe accident a wake-up call for more measures on road safety