Electoral Act Needs Urgent Patching To Avoid Loopholes In 2018

  By Wisdom Mumera The current electoral laws still have loopholes allowing for voting using the old voter’s roll and there is need to quickly amend the Electoral Act to avoid confusion, the Election Resource Centre (ERC) has said. Download Zimbabwe Electoral Act According to the organisation, the Electoral Act is vague on the issue of the old voter’s roll after the compilation of a … Continue reading Electoral Act Needs Urgent Patching To Avoid Loopholes In 2018

Opinion: Are Political Factions Really That Bad?

By Open Parly Contributor If you have been in Zimbabwe for a while you would know factions as bad and in Zanu Pf’s case is treasonous but in reality, every democracy will have what pessimists view as factionalism but in reality, it is just a difference of views. A true democracy should welcome and accommodate all views even when majority view determines which path to … Continue reading Opinion: Are Political Factions Really That Bad?

Civic Society Prepares Voters For Chiundura By-Election

by Watmore Makokoba Civil society organisations have started ground work as they prepare for the Chiwundura National Assembly by-election in the Midlands Province on July 15, 2017. Download Chiwundura Constituency Profile The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) and the Election Resource Centre (ERC) in Gweru on Thursday trained human rights volunteers to monitor the pre-election period for human rights compliance. The Chiwundura seat fell vacant … Continue reading Civic Society Prepares Voters For Chiundura By-Election

Harare Residents Owe The City A Whooping $650 Million In Unpaid Bills

by Open Parly Report Between a hard surface and a rock may be the perfect statement, to sum up, the situation Harare City Council has found itself in after yielding in to pressure for the Council to cancel their contract with Well Cash Debt collecting company. Despite the move being what ratepayers demanded, the council is owed over 650 million dollars and has somewhat crippled … Continue reading Harare Residents Owe The City A Whooping $650 Million In Unpaid Bills

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9 Things You Need To Know About The Voters Roll

by Tariro D. Senderayi We are in full election mode and you will hear a lot of conversations and debate surrounding the voters roll. We have compiled 9 things that you need to know about a Voters Roll: 1. A voter’s roll is the cornerstone of the administration of a democratic election thus it should be accurate and up to date. 2. An ideal voter’s … Continue reading 9 Things You Need To Know About The Voters Roll

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

Is Dr. Nkosana Moyo the dark horse in the 2018 Presidential elections

By Tariro Daphne Senderayi  There has been a lot of names fielded for Zimbabwe’s 2018 presidential elections. Of interest is a renowned technocrat Dr. Nkosana Moyo the former Minister of Industry and International Trade. Some would call him the Simba Makoni of the race whilst some have been more receptive, referring to him as one of the most ‘sober’ presidential candidates. News of him possibly running … Continue reading Is Dr. Nkosana Moyo the dark horse in the 2018 Presidential elections

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?