Open Parly ZW Election Reporting Bootcamp for Bloggers & Citizen Journalists | Apply Now

Zimbabwe is scheduled to have harmonized elections in 2018. Prior to an election, the media has the duty to ensure that the public is informed about relevant electoral matters such as the political parties, candidates, campaign issues and voting processes. Bloggers & Citizen journalists play an important role & have an obligation to ensure voters understand how to exercise their vote. We are inviting bloggers & citizen journalists … Continue reading Open Parly ZW Election Reporting Bootcamp for Bloggers & Citizen Journalists | Apply Now

Chipanga disability utterances torches storm!

By Tapiwa Mutizamhepo Zanu PF National Youth Secretary, Kudzanayi Chipanga has torched a storm amongst the disabled community for his utterances he made whilst addressing Zanu-PF supporters in Marondera last Saturday during recent the inaugural Presidential Youth Interface rally. Whilst addressing Zanu PF youths at the rally, meant to mobilize youths to register and vote for the party in the harmonized elections due in 2018, … Continue reading Chipanga disability utterances torches storm!

Min. Mzembi lost UNWTO SG post: What went wrong?

by Tariro D. Senderayi Zimbabwe’s Minister of Tourism lost out on the UNWTO Secretary General post. The result cultivated a mixed bag of reactions. Mzembi who had won the first round of elections proceeded to lose in the second round to his Georgian counterpart, Zurab Pololikashvili. Zimbabweans, rose to the occasion on social media as most jubilated and ululated at Mzembi’s defeat as they strongly … Continue reading Min. Mzembi lost UNWTO SG post: What went wrong?

Zanu PF gears up for 2018 elections

By Nkanyiso Ncube Zimbabwe’s cash crisis has not stopped President Robert Mugabe and his ruling party Zanu Pf from spending millions on a fleet of cars. A move that critics have viewed as a distasteful as the ordinary person in the country is currently struggling to get hold of cash. Reports that circulated on social media show that Zanu Pf had purchased Ford Fiestas, Ford … Continue reading Zanu PF gears up for 2018 elections

Vendors’ contribution is insignificant: Manyenyeni

By Daniel Chigundu HARARE Mayor Councillor Bernard Manyenyeni says despite flooding the pavements in the central business district (CBD), vendors’ contribution to the city council coffers is too little to talk about. In Harare alone, it is widely believed that there are more than 5 000 vendors selling various wares that range from second-hand clothes, shoes, books and vegetables among other things. However, these vendors … Continue reading Vendors’ contribution is insignificant: Manyenyeni

2018 Election Guide: Zimbabwean Political Parties

By Portia Sigauke  Zimbabwe is gearing up for the 2018 Elections. It’s important to know who the different political players are. While we tried to compile the list with as much information as possible we still faced a major challenge accessing information from the political parties. Some of the political parties have no website, offices or designated contact person. If you have information that could … Continue reading 2018 Election Guide: Zimbabwean Political Parties

Harare City Council intensifies debt collection

By Open Parly Caught in between a rock and a hard surface may be a true explanation for Zimbabwe city councils that are hell bent on recovering the bulk of the money they are owed by residents prior to the presidential elections in 2018. In the past, such bills have been scrapped off by government leaving most councils broke and incapacitated yet with the mandate … Continue reading Harare City Council intensifies debt collection

Zanu PF’s illegal land allocation blamed for Urban Typhoid outbreak

By Tapuwa Mutizamhepo The ruling Zanu PF party has been fingered as having a hand in the proliferation of water borne diseases such as typhoid and cholera due to its interference in the running of urban councils many of which are led by the opposition MDC T. Speaking at an urban land corruption, Typhoid and 2018 elections public dialogue meeting organized by Transparency International Zimbabwe, … Continue reading Zanu PF’s illegal land allocation blamed for Urban Typhoid outbreak