Is Mnangagwa still unwell?

By Daniel Chigundu VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa who returned home last week from South Africa where he was seeking medical attention for alleged food poising, failed to turn-up for the 5th edition of the Annual National Agri-business Conference (ANAC) on Wednesday. ANAC is jointly organised by the Zimbabwe Agricultural Society (ZAS) and the National Economic Consultative Forum (NECF) and its objective is to look at … Continue reading Is Mnangagwa still unwell?

Why Grace Mugabe needs prayers

By Staff Reporter Norton legislator Temba Mliswa has called on churches to spare a moment this coming Sunday and pray for first lady Grace Mugabe so that she can get delivered from anger following a debacle with a South African model Gabriella Engels. The outspoken Mliswa who was briefing the press on a number of wide-ranging issues revealed that he was once a victim of anger … Continue reading Why Grace Mugabe needs prayers

Why MDC-T wanted secret voting

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T had hoped to use secret voting to enable unsettled Zanu PF legislators to vote against Constitution Amendment No1, in what would have been a repeat of a 2011 Parliamentary drama. In 2011 MDC-T legislator Lovemore Moyo was re-elected Speaker of Parliament after two Zanu PF legislators voted for him by way of a secret vote in the re-ordered election. Moyo was … Continue reading Why MDC-T wanted secret voting

Is it Govt policy for Zanu PF to use school buses?

By Staff Reporter BUDIRIRO legislator Costa Machingauta on Wednesday took the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education to task by demanding to know if it was a government policy for political parties to use school vehicles to ferry people to their rallies and meetings. Machingauta’s question comes on the back of reports from civic society organisation that the ruling party Zanu PF is not only … Continue reading Is it Govt policy for Zanu PF to use school buses?

ZESN speaks on Chiwundura by-election….queries strange voters roll anomalies

By Nkanyiso Ncube ZIMBABWE Election Support Network (ZESN) has called on the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to speed up the biometric voter registration exercise to avoid continued use of the controversial 2013 voters roll in future polls. In its preliminary report for the just ended Chiwundura by-election, the elections watchdog said a lot of strange anomalies were unearthed with regards to the 2013 voters roll currently … Continue reading ZESN speaks on Chiwundura by-election….queries strange voters roll anomalies

Who determines hero status?

By Buhle Tshavango ZIMBABWEANS from across all political divide were taken aback by the decision to deny the late Dickson “Cde Chinx” Chingaira national hero status, raising debate on  who or what determines  eligibility to rest at the Heroes Acre. The late former freedom fighter, stole the hearts of many with his revolutionary songs during and after the second Chimurenga and also played a huge … Continue reading Who determines hero status?

Mugabe not fit to lecture us …he should just step down: Mafume

By Daniel Chigundu PEOPLE’S Democratic Party (PDP) spokesperson Jacob Mafume says President Robert Mugabe is too old to lecture anything about opposition coalition, but should instead step down. Mugabe told youths in Mutare that he was glad that opposition parties are uniting, adding that it will make it easier to defeat them. However in statement Mafume said the President should step down as he is … Continue reading Mugabe not fit to lecture us …he should just step down: Mafume

Take action against Zanu PF, ZEC urged

By Daniel Chigundu ZIMBABWE Electoral Commission (ZEC) has been called upon to stamp its authority and take action against Zanu PF for allegedly force-marching people to its Marondera and Mutare youth rallies dubbed “President Youth Interface Rally”. Zanu PF is reported to have forced people, including school children in Marondera and Mutare to shut schools and their business so that they can attend the rallies. … Continue reading Take action against Zanu PF, ZEC urged

Shun violence, political parties urged

By Buhle Tshavango. THE Election Resource Council (ERC) has called upon political parties in Zimbabwe to respect and enforce the Electoral Code of Conduct for Political Parties and Candidates. As the country gears up for the  2018 harmonised elections ERC has reiterated that the Electoral code of conduct must be upheld as it paves the way for a smooth electoral process that is devoid of … Continue reading Shun violence, political parties urged

Leave youths alone, G40, Lacoste told

By Daniel Chigundu PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has told the Zanu PF bigwigs to leave the youths out of their succession and factional wars. Zanu PF top officials are currently battling each other in an effort to position themselves in line to succeed the 93 year old Mugabe who has led the country since 1980. Prominent factions include G40 which is reportedly fronted by First-lady Grace … Continue reading Leave youths alone, G40, Lacoste told