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October 31, 2017 5:30 AM Rhodesians must 'come back and rebuild Zimbabwe', war vets say

Harare – Zimbabwe's former freedom fighters have reportedly called on Rhodesians "scattered across the world" to come back and rebuild the southern African country. According to New, the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) said that the current government led by President Robert Mugabe had failed. "We want them (Rhodesians) 31

October 30, 2017 7:19 PM Mugabe 'tightens screws' on remaining white farmers – report

Harare – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's government has reportedly continued to "tighten the screws" on the remaining white farmers as it came up with a somewhat "discriminatory policy" that "limits their leases to just five years while their black counterparts will enjoy 99-year-long leases". According to New, lands minister Douglas 32

October 24, 2017 5:26 AM ‘Zanu PF intimidates voters’

Independent elections watchdog, Zimbabwe Elections Support Network (Zesn), in its weekly report on the ongoing biometric voter registration (BVR) exercise, said the practice was rampant in rural areas, whereby registrants were being misinformed about the BVR and its purpose. “Potential registrants are being informed that having registered using the system 23

October 24, 2017 12:23 AM Women’s League embarks on voter registration programme

The provincial women’s league yesterday mobilised about 1 500 women from the party to make sure that they have adequate documentation for them to register to vote. Commissioners of oath were engaged to assist in the exercise, which is expected to continue until the end of the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) exercise on December 1. Cde Rebecca Manjere 21

October 22, 2017 6:39 AM Africans who boycott polls often fade away

Did NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga commit a political hara-kiri with his decision to boycott the October 26 re-run? The NASA leader may have, as the Japanese say, disemboweled himself politically by making his decision 24 hours before the High Court pronounced itself on the candidature of Ekuru Aukot. As he pulled out of the presidential race, Raila 17

October 15, 2017 2:29 AM I’m not G40, says Mugabe’s new Masvingo point man

Former Health and Child Care minister Paul Chimedza was one of the new faces in the Cabinet line-up announced by President Robert Mugabe last week. Chimedza was one of several ministers and deputy ministers swept aside during a purge of Zanu PF officials that were accused of supporting former vice-president Joice Mujuru’s allegedly bid to topple Mugabe 13

October 3, 2017 8:36 AM Dabengwa observes Germany elections

ZAPU leader, Dumiso Dabengwa was recently invited to observe Germany’s elections on September 23, the only politician from Zimbabwe to receive such an invitation. The elections were won incumbent German leader, Angela Merkel, who was re-elected Chancellor for a fourth term. “The president of Zapu and leader of the Mass Opposition Movement (MOM), an initiative 12

September 30, 2017 8:00 AM WATCH: Zim police, cash protesters clash in capital Harare

Harare - Police in Zimbabwe on Friday fired shots to disperse protesters in central Harare, activists claimed, a day after President Robert Mugabe published tough new regulations to jail illegal money changers. A journalist from the private Daily News was severely assaulted by police as he tried to cover the clashes, said the Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition 13

September 13, 2017 2:06 AM President appoints Zanu-PF elections directorate

The party’s elections directorate chaired by the Secretary for Administration, Cde Ignatius Chombo comprises, First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe, National Political Commissar, Cde Saviour Kasukuwere, Secretary for Legal Affairs, Cde Patrick Chinamasa and Secretary for the Youth League, Cde Kudzanayi Chipanga. The directorate which was appointed last week has also five working 28

September 12, 2017 6:17 AM Kenya: The curious case of African opposition parties

Kenya’s Chief Justice David Maraga could not have said it any better: “The greatness of a nation lies in its fidelity to its Constitution and strict adherence to the rule of law.” Inverted, that statement translates to: “The failure of a nation to progress is to be found in its exaltation and veneration of man as to grant them a deity status and strict 12