Zanu PF, MDC-T refuses to commit to gender equality

By Daniel Chigundu Proportional Representation legislator Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga says the country’s leading political parties Zanu PF and MDC-T have refused to commit to gender equality and 50-50 representation. Women in Zimbabwe are demanding 50-50 representation in the coming election and also that government fully implement the SADC Gender Protocol. The number of women in Parliament has been on a downward spiral and it had to … Continue reading Zanu PF, MDC-T refuses to commit to gender equality

I am the right person for Harare West: Mamombe

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa Aspiring candidate for Harare West Constituency Joana Mamombe says she is the right person to stand on an MDC-T ticket for the Parliamentary elections despite facing seasoned legislator and political heavy-weight Jessie Majome in the primary elections. Mamombe who is only 24 years-old and holds a BSc in Biotechnology from Chinhoyi University says the coming polls present youths with opportunities to take … Continue reading I am the right person for Harare West: Mamombe

MDC-T fires Khupe,Bhebhe and Gutu

Friday, 23 March 2018 National Council fires VP Khupe and two senior leaders The MDC-T National Council, the Supreme-decision-making body in between Congresses met today deliberated on key issues affecting the party. After seven hours of deliberations, the National Council made the following resolutions. 1. The national council noted and acknowledged the  fact that the party has positively rebranded, is renewing and positively re-energized its … Continue reading MDC-T fires Khupe,Bhebhe and Gutu

Defiant Khupe plans Extra-Ordinary Congress

ACTING PRESIDENT BULAWAYO RALLY SPEECH SUNDAY 18 MARCH 2018 Salutations Today I stand in front of you as a proud legitimate and constitutionally elected Acting President of the MDC, because of the unconditional love you continue giving to me. We gather here one month and four days after the sad passing on of our founding President Dr Richard Morgan Tsvangirai, a colleague and a brother … Continue reading Defiant Khupe plans Extra-Ordinary Congress

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