‘I dreamt stepping on Mugabe’s head’ – Masarira

By Buhle Tshavango Controversial activist Linda Masarira who is eyeing the Harare Central Constituency seat in 2018 says she was not surprised by fall of Robert Mugabe from the presidency as she had already stepped on the nonagenarian’s head in her dream. Speaking during an interview on BBC World News, the 35-year-old activist who was recently acquitted of charges of insulting the person of the … Continue reading ‘I dreamt stepping on Mugabe’s head’ – Masarira

One murderer gone, many left – Thabitha Khumalo

Own correspondent Bulawayo East legislator Honourable Thabitha Khumalo says the resignation of President Robert Mugabe was a partial victory as he is only one of the many murderers in the ruling party Zanu PF. Reacting to Mugabe’s resignation letter which had been read by the Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda, an ecstatic Khumalo, could be heard shouting “mhondi yaenda, yaenda mhondi, kwasara dzimwe … Continue reading One murderer gone, many left – Thabitha Khumalo

Grace Mugabe, an embarrassment to Zimbabwean women – Mutsvangwa

By Buhle Tshavango Women Parliamentary Caucus chairperson Senator Monica Mutsvangwa says the former first-lady Grace Mugabe is not only an embarrassment to women in politics but also to the Zimbabwean women at large. Speaking during the abruptly ended debate on the motion to impeach now former President Robert Mugabe in Parliament yesterday, Senator Mutsvangwa said women had been stripped of their dignity and reduced to … Continue reading Grace Mugabe, an embarrassment to Zimbabwean women – Mutsvangwa

Have we seen the last of controversial Mandi Chimene?

By Buhle Tshavango In a show of karma, Manicaland’s outspoken Minister of State Mandiitawepi Chimene has been served a generous serving of what she used to belligerently dish out to members of the Lacoste following her booting out alongside fellow Zanu PF alleged criminals. Mandy, as she is affectionately known in political circles was in the forefront when it came to purging alleged Zanu PF … Continue reading Have we seen the last of controversial Mandi Chimene?

Female politicians mum as Zimbabwe undergoes historic evolution

  By Buhle Tshavango As Zimbabwe’s political landscape is going through massive changes that will be recorded in history and will probably be learnt in school by generations to come, the voice of women politicians has however been loudly silent in this highly spiralling course of events that started last week. The highly charged political situation has not only seen high ranking Zanu PF members … Continue reading Female politicians mum as Zimbabwe undergoes historic evolution

Mujuru sinks into oblivion after failed attempt to maximise on ‘coup’

By Buhle Tshavango After Joice Mujuru’s “no comment” press conference on Wednesday, questions have been raised over her capabilities to stand as the People’s Rainbow Coalition leader and candidate for the 2018 Presidential elections as she seems to be out of touch with the situation obtaining in the country. Mujuru refused to comment on the current situation where the Zimbabwe Defence Forces have ceased power from … Continue reading Mujuru sinks into oblivion after failed attempt to maximise on ‘coup’

Mujuru refuses to comment on military takeover

People’s Rainbow Coalition (PRC) leader Joice Mujuru says she is not in a position to comment on the current military takeover that happened on Tuesday night. Addressing a media briefing, Mujuru said she is yet to study the situation and will not comment out of excitement. “You are not taking time to read in between the lines, there are lot of things that are not … Continue reading Mujuru refuses to comment on military takeover

Gucci Grace abandons sinking ship

by Buhle Tshavango The whereabouts of Zimbabwe’s first shopper appear to be sketchy as an air of uncertainty hangs about her fate after the announced house arrest of the first family. While it is reported that she has fled to Namibia with her daughter’s family to seek safe haven it is not clear whether this is factual or not. As the castle of cards she … Continue reading Gucci Grace abandons sinking ship

Sweden pours US$420K to encourage women participation in governance processes

 By Buhle Tshavango Swedish Embassy has partnered with local organisations in a US$420 000 project dubbed Strengthening Women’s Advocacy for inclusive Governance (SWAG). SWAG which was officially launched yesterday is aimed at supporting women’s participation in democratic processes and governance covering pre and post-election period. The project which 18 months-long and comes at a time when the country is gearing towards the much-hyped 2018 general … Continue reading Sweden pours US$420K to encourage women participation in governance processes

Youthful aspiring MPs colour their campaigns

By Own Correspondent. A new trend has emerged amongst the rising breed of youthful female political aspirants who are using colour codes to mark their different campaigns. The 2018 general election has seen a lot of young women stepping up to offer their candidacy as agents of change in the usually male-dominated political sphere. More than ever young women appear to have been aroused from … Continue reading Youthful aspiring MPs colour their campaigns