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YOUNG WOMEN VOICE UP FOR POLITICAL SPACE

Young  women from all walks of life and across the political divide who include members of parliament and activists have begun to set the pace and rhythm towards the upcoming 2018 general elections by defying their marginalisation and exclusion demanding space  on the political theatre . At a symposium organised by Women for  Women  dubbed “shevote2018” held in Harare yesterday ...

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Harare: Women trigger “2018 Elections” roadmap

Staff Reporter #SheVotes2018, a campaign independently organized by Women for Women (W4W), today hosted a consultative platform for young women. The conversation saw 100 women from political parties, civil society, churches and from all walks of life coming together to discuss the challenges that deter young women from participating in electoral processes. The young women bemoaned the lack of access ...

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ZRP officer commits suicide on duty

*** WARNING: IMAGE IN STORY MAY NOT SUITABLE FOR VIEWERS OF NERVOUS DISPOSITION*** A ZRP officer based at Harare’s Matapi Police Station in Mbare yesterday evening has shocked the entire camp and public when he blew his head with a single gunshot. Only identified as Constable Nyoni, with shoulder badge number 070700X reported for duty as usual. He proceeded to ...

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CRY MY BELOVED COUNTRY 

​I was shocked as I read with utter disgust an account of how the law enforcement officers in Zimbabwe are turning into the criminals they’re supposed to be locking up, now they’re just assisting them to rob tourists and nationals of their hard earned cash in a nation where unemployment rate has skyrocketed and no money in circulation.  This is ...

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Zim Cash crisis deepens as “Greenback” trades against itself openly

The cash crisis looming the country has deepened with nearly all financial institutions outlets and agents completely running dry, scavenging for the few cash-ins to fuel the ever increasing restless queues for the American dollar. Our team has been on the go speaking to the public regarding the issue, noting some outlets like Total Filling Stations that had earlier came ...

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Gospel singer Joyce Simeti dies

Veteran gospel diva Joyce Simeti has died at the age of 42years She succumbed to a heart-failure at Arcadia Mediacal facility where she was rushed yesterday after complaining of chest pains. Her daughter Rejoice who confirmed the sad development had earlier sent heart-harrowing requests to her mother’s friends and close followers on social media pleading for intercessions for her mother. ...

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NACZ hands-over Jerusarema Mbende Festival to Murewa Community

Story by Staff Reporter. National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) will this year handover Jerusarema Mbende Dance Festival to Murewa community with National Training and Conference of the Arts in Zimbabwe (NATCAZ) being a key partner in organising the Festival. This year’s edition will be organised by NACZ with NATCAZ to ensure a smooth transition that will ensure continuity of ...

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ZANU PF GOVERNMENT PANICS AND INVOKES RHODESIAN ERA REPRESSION INSTRUMENTS

Opinion One thing in Zimbabwe that is apparent to all and sundry is The End Of The Mugabe Era and all the drama surrounding it within Zanu PF, Government and among citizens. One thing that is massive is the awakened citizenry and their successful demonstrations and agitation as they clamour for change. The rolling mass action by pressure groups the ...

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Chitungwiza mum beats son to death

The community in Zengeza, Chitungwiza early on Thursday was left distressed and puzzled when a mother snapped and beat her son to death for what she alleged as chronic misdemeanor and pilfering habit. The boy, named locally as Blessing Kapuya (pictured above) was a Grade 4 at Zengeza7 Primary School and residing in Mbakumba Road Zengeza 1 was beaten amidst ...

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Mutasa Offside On Wanting To Meet Mugabe

Opinion It was with profound shock to read the headlines of Mutasa enthusiastically talking about meeting Mugabe on national issues. More sad for most builders was the affection he exhibited despite being dragged in the mud as he got expelled from Zanu PF to a point of calling him his “Father”, please note Mutasa is in his eighties and like ...

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