Chamisa supporters attack Khupe, Mwonzora

By Nyasha Mukapiko recently in Buhera There was drama in Humanikwa Village, in Buhera as MDC-T youths went on a rampage attacking party vice-president Thokozani Khupe and secretary general Douglas Mwonzora accusing them of standing in the way of Nelson Chamisa in the succession battle. The attacked which brought the late Morgan Tsvangirai’s funeral proceedings to a standstill happened as Khupe and Mwonzora were surveying … Continue reading Chamisa supporters attack Khupe, Mwonzora

First lady gives up Chirumhanzu -Zibagwe Constituency

By Pretty Chavango First lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has stepped down as Chirumhanzu-Zibagwe legislator to concentrate on her new role as a mother of the nation, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced. Auxillia Mnangagwa became a legislator in March 2015 taking over the seat from her husband who had been elevated to become Vice President of the country. In the election, she garnered 16 092 while Dewah … Continue reading First lady gives up Chirumhanzu -Zibagwe Constituency

Chigumba urged to tackle electoral reforms

By Daniel Chigundu Newly appointed Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba has been urged to hit the ground running in dealing with electoral reforms ahead of the impending harmonised elections. Zimbabwe is set to go for general elections in less than six months and a lot of ground has been covered in terms of preparation, although there are still a lot of reforms … Continue reading Chigumba urged to tackle electoral reforms

Rairo Gunguwo: I will bring sustainable development in Seke

By Wisdom Mumera Aspiring Member of Parliament for Seke Constituency Rairo Gunguwo (27) says she has come to bring the much needed sustainable development which has been missing for a long time in the constituency. Gunguwo a holder of an Honours Degree in Politics and Public Management from Midlands State University attributes the under-development in Seke to absence of sustainable initiatives and mainstream political parties … Continue reading Rairo Gunguwo: I will bring sustainable development in Seke

Imprisoned activist prays for Tsvangirai

By Daniel Chigundu Incarcerated MDC-T activist Yvonne Musarurwa took time to pray for the ailing party leader Morgan Tsvangirai who is currently in South Africa for routine medical check-up. In a statement MDC-T director of communication Luke Tamborinyoka said Musarurwa took the opportunity when acting party president Elias Mudzuri had visited the three imprisoned activist (Last Maengahama and Tungamirai Madzokere) at Chikurubi Maximum Prison. “Musarurwa … Continue reading Imprisoned activist prays for Tsvangirai

MPs threaten to sabotage budget over sanitary pads

By Daniel Chigundu Legislators have warned Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa that they will not pass the 2018 National Budget if doesn’t have provisions that guarantee the availability of affordable sanitary pads. Zimbabwe is currently facing challenges with the issue of availability and affordability of sanitary pads as two companies Onsdale (Farai pads) and Refreshing Sanitary Pads (Happy Sky pads) that manufacture the products are failing … Continue reading MPs threaten to sabotage budget over sanitary pads

Khupe defy enemies, rolls out massive BVR campaign

By Watmore Makokoba Although Zimbabwean women in politics have suffered violence, ridicule and discrimination, MDC-T vice president Thokozani Khupe has seen it all but has remained unshaken. In a move that shows she has built resilience, Dr Khupe has shrugged off all missiles unnecessarily thrown at her and went out into the streets of Bulawayo carrying out door to door voter registration campaigns dubbed “Get … Continue reading Khupe defy enemies, rolls out massive BVR campaign

Women turn to activism for political relevance

  Over the past few years, Zimbabwe has witnessed a growing number of female activists stepping up the call for policy changes and actively participating in street protests and demonstrations. It seems for women in the political field you either have to have impeccable levels of merit or be highly controversial to be noticed. For a long while, women have reduced themselves to dancers during … Continue reading Women turn to activism for political relevance

Mujuru’s Catch-22: Repent from the light or die in darkness

By Wisdom Mumera Following news that hoards of her supporters in Masvingo have left the party, Presidential aspirant Joice Mujuru now faces the unenviable task of having to choose between going back to a past that she has been attacking in the last few years or sliding to a natural political death. Sliding is tragically heroic whilst repenting to Zanu PF is a visit to … Continue reading Mujuru’s Catch-22: Repent from the light or die in darkness

2018 budget: Why female MPs must stand up

By Daniel Chigundu As Parliament resume sitting on December 19, mainly to pass the 2018 National Budget, female legislators have the burden to stand up for social services. Poor social services provision in Africa, affects women and girls more than men owing to their biological make-up and societal expectations. Zimbabwe is currently facing various social service challenges chiefly in the area of health care provision, … Continue reading 2018 budget: Why female MPs must stand up