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

Ministry of Finance must disclose terms of the $200 million AFREXIM loan

by Tariro Senderayi Harare West Member of Parliament, Jessie Majome during the recent debate on the Bond Note Bill,  demanded that the Minister of Finance make privy to the house and the nation the terms and conditions of the loan which created the $200 million facility. “I am deeply concerned by the aura of opaqueness, mystery and lack of transparency and indeed lack of truth … Continue reading Ministry of Finance must disclose terms of the $200 million AFREXIM loan

Let’s decentralise Mbare Veggie Market – Harare Mayor, Manyenyeni

By Daniel Chigundu HARARE Mayor Councillor Bernard Manyenyeni says the famous Mbare Veggie Market is congested and needs to be decentralized to help easy pressures and avoid outbreak of such diseases as typhoid and cholera. The veggie market which has been in existence since 1907 when Mbare high density suburb was established, is a citadel of fruit and vegetables as most farmers from areas surrounding … Continue reading Let’s decentralise Mbare Veggie Market – Harare Mayor, Manyenyeni

[Download] Schedule for Parliament Portfolio & Thematic Committees #WEEK6 2017

Download  this weeks schedule for Parliament Portfolio Committees and Thematic Committes Committee Schedule Week Ending 3 February 2017 Committees of Parliament undertake such specialized functions which the House as a whole sitting in session may not be able to undertake and execute. Executive oversight, principally the review and monitoring of operations and activities of government programs and policies, takes a variety of forms and utilizes … Continue reading [Download] Schedule for Parliament Portfolio & Thematic Committees #WEEK6 2017

State of the Nation Address by President Mugabe – 2015 | #SONAZW

State of the Nation Address By His Excellency The President of the Republic Of Zimbabwe Comrade R.G. Mugabe, Parliament Building 25th August , 2015. As a Nation, we occasionally find time to reflect on our achievements and the challenges we face in our quest to improve people’s quality of life. Madame President, Mr. Speaker, Sir, We have been able to do so in an environment … Continue reading State of the Nation Address by President Mugabe – 2015 | #SONAZW