Politics

Girl child empowerment: Everyone’s duty

ZIMBABWE Women In Politics Alliance commemorates the International Day of the Girl Child by celebrating the 1,1 billion girls in the world and encouraging them to dream and aspire to be whoever they want to be. Today’s girl, is tomorrow’s woman. I quote Foluke Michael who said: “The girl child who is tomorrow’s woman will birth the next generation. Her ...

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Chamisa MDC’s 19th anniversary gala set for next weekend

The Nelson Chamisa MDC has set a date for its 19th-anniversary celebrations which were last month postponed following a government ban on public gatherings. MDC-T spokesperson Jacob Mafume told Daily News that the Nelson Chamisa led party will now go ahead with its anniversary celebrations that they abandoned last month following a government ban on public gatherings due to a ...

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‘Frail’ Chiwenga flown back home

There are unconfirmed reports vice president, Rtd General Constantino Chiwenga has been flown back home aboard a hired private jet, which landed at Manyame Air Base at 18:50 hours yesterday. According to Spotlight Zimbabwe, Chiwenga “seemed to be a bit frail, despite putting a brave smile.” More to follow…

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‘Army warns Mnangagwa’ – Exclusive Report

COLOGNE – Hardline securocrats have reportedly warned President Emmerson Mnangagwa to urgently put the country’s economic house in order, as they fear a possible popular uprising over his administration’s new extortionate taxes, uncontrollable price escalations, and growing shortages of fuel and food, which might ultimately topple him from power prematurely, Spotlight Zimbabwe reported. According to high ranking military sources and ...

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Zanu-PF infighting takes witchcraft twist

A prominent South African prophet, Alph Lukau says witchcraft is behind the deteriorating health of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, raising fears that the Zanu-PF infighting might have taken a new twist. Lukau made the prophecy at his Sandton church Alleluia Ministries International on Sunday after praying for a woman in the congregation who claimed to be Chiwenga’s niece. “The situation ...

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Vacant Senate seats gazetted

Government has gazetted the two vacant seats in the Senate that were created by the resignation of Zanu-PF’s Obert Mpofu and the death of national heroine Thokozile Mathuthu. Both senators were from Matabeleland North Province. The notice of the vacancies was published in a Government Gazette published last week by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission acting chief elections officer Mr Utoile ...

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Mliswa pleased with Health Minister’s visit to Norton

Norton legislator Temba Mliswa has hailed Minister of  Health and Child care Obadiah Moyo for visiting the constituency to assess the area as the cholera hit parts of Harare. In a letter to the residents Mliswa said he continue to work towards fulfilling his election pledges and creating an enabling environment for development in Norton,  and he was pleased by ...

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‘Inconsistent policies draining Zimbabwe business confidence’

Renowned American economist, Steve Hanke says Zimbabwe’s new fiscal and monetary measures have left the market in a state of confusion, and opined that the country’s annual inflation rate had topped 200%. Finance minister Mthuli Ncube on October 1 raised tax on electronic transactions to 2% from a flat five cents per transaction as a way of levying the informal ...

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Chamisa, Mnangagwa MPs squabble over economic challenges

THE motion currently being debated in the National Assembly on the structural challenges affecting the economy has degenerated into politicking, with MPs failing to proffer solutions to the economic quagmire facing the country while concentrating on political squabbling. The motion was introduced by Hatfield MP Tapiwa Mashakada last week, and he suggested that goods must be priced in the South ...

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Chamisa fires MDC Alliance members who stood as independent candidates

THE Nelson Chamisa-led MDC Alliance in Chiredzi West has fired members who stood as independent candidates in the July 30 polls and hundreds others who rallied behind the rebellious candidates. Masvingo spokesperson Dusty Zivhave yesterday said firing rebellious members would aid in instilling discipline in the party, adding all independent candidates, their agents as well as their supporters had also ...

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