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Chamisa elected acting president for MDC

Nelson Chamisa today has been elected by the executive and national council of the Movement for Democratic Change to be the Acting President for the next twelve months. Following the passing on of the president and founder of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC T) Morgan Tsvangirai last night, the question remained unanswered on who was going to take over ...

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South Africa President Jacob Zuma resigns

President Jacob Zuma resigned as leader of South Africa on Wednesday evening during a televised address to the nation. “I resign as president of the republic with immediate effect,” he said, “even though I disagree with the decision of the leadership of my organisation … I have always been a disciplined member of the organisation.” He added: “As I leave, ...

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MDC Founder & leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies

Zimbabwe’s former Prime Minister, former Trade Unionist Morgan Richard Tsvangirai has died. Tsvangirai who has not been well for quite some time now has died in a South African hospital where he was receiving treatment for colon cancer which the family recently said had spread. Announcing via his twitter, the acting President of MDC Engineer Elias Mudzuri Tsvangirai has led ...

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We want media reforms before elections

The United Citizens Alliance chaired by Joelson Mugari today in town. The march was to advocate for new media reforms in Zimbabwe. In an interview with the ZimOnline News reporter the Chairperson of the United Citizens Alliance (UCA) said ‘the march is to raise awareness to the Zimbabwean government about our media reforms that are not fair.’’ The Minister of ...

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Justice Priscilla Chigumba now ZEC Chair

High Court judge Justice Priscilla Chigumba has been appointed as the new chairperson of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) by President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Justice Chigumba replaces former chairperson, Justice Rita Makarau who quit her post as the boss of the electoral body in December last year, soon after the fall of former president Robert Mugabe in the military intervention launched by ...

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Biti, Gutu draw Election battle-lines

With Save (Morgan Tsvangirai) incapacitated by colon cancer he is receiving treatment to in South Africa, the house of MDC-T and MDC-Alliance is beginning to crack with muscle-flexing and the fire of leadership divide. Only a few days ago, a faction led by the former Deputy Prime Minister of Zimbabwe and Vice President of MDC-T Dr. Thokozane Khupe boycotted a ...

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Mzembi, Udenge lawyers “bark-back” at court

FORMER Foreign Affairs minister Walter Mzembi and erstwhile Energy and Power Development ministers Samuel Undenge today appeared at Harare magistrate court for routine remand. Through their lawyers, Job Sikhala and Alec Muchadehama, respectively, the pair has put the State on notice that they will make applications for their clients on the next remand date. Muchadehama submitted that he will make ...

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Maridadi blast “wolves” ZanuPF praising the Croco

The firebrand MDC-T member of Parliament James Maridadi MP has blasted the hypocritical Zanu PF senior cadres he claim were snubbing President ED Mnangagwa during his tough times and expulsion under the rulership of Robert Mugabe, yet are today purpoting to be his strongest supporters. Debating the motion in Parliament earlier today, Maridadi spared no words and fell slightly short ...

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Chiwenga ‘acting’ President as Lacoste flies out

Vice president General Constantino Chiwenga (Rtd) has taken over the country’s Presidency, while President Emmerson Mnangagwa leaves for Windhoek, Namibia on a diplomatic tour. The state media said Mnangagwa flew to Namibia on Monday, to brief his counterpart President Hage Geingob on his recent assumption of office as the President of the country. Mnangagwa is on the 3rd leg of ...

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Zimbabwe 2018 legal year opens

The 2018 legal year opens today, with the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) holding ceremonies in Harare, Bulawayo and Masvingo. Chief Justice Luke Malaba will officially open the main gathering at Mashonganyika Building, which houses the Supreme and Constitutional Courts in Harare. He will preside over the legal year opening ceremony for the first time since his appointment to the esteemed ...

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