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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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#ThisFlag: Provoking Critical Thinking.

by Maureen Kademaunga  “All books about all revolutions begin with a chapter that describes the decay of tottering authority or the misery and sufferings of the people. They should begin with a psychological chapter, one that shows how a harassed, terrified man suddenly breaks his terror and stops being afraid. This unusual process, sometimes accomplished in an instant like a ...

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ZIMPF PRESIDENT DR MUJURU ON ZIMBABWE PROTESTS

Additional contribution by Tich Mutyambizi The President of the current strongest political opposition party to the ruling ZANU PF, Dr. Joice Teurai Ropa Mujuru earlier today delivered a State Of The Nation Address acknowledging people are now fed up with the state of the economy and non existent opportunities to earn a decent living. Addressing the nation on the economy ...

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Acie Lumumba to surrender himself to the police

Former ZANU PF and Chairman of the incubant party Viva Zimbabwe, Acie Lumumba will this afternoon be presenting himself for arrest at Harare Central Police station at 1:45pm. Statement from the party’s Information Department states that Lumumba will address the media prior to the arrest. Lumumba is expected to be arrested and charged for the statement he made last Thursday when ...

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Zimbabwe slowly approaching “boiling point” as protests increase

Zimbabwe which has been for decades reeling under a declining economy coupled by corruption and claims of government mismanagement could nearly be encroaching to declaration of a state of emergency as protest, demonstrations and public unrest are on the increase. Civil unrest in the country has now become more and more bold as activist and political oppositions are increasingly boldly ...

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Presidential hopeful Mujuru speaks out!!

After successful Bulawayo and Harare kick off campaign rallies, The Standard news political reporter Everson Mushava caught up with probably the most domineering force against President Mugabe todate, Dr JT Mujuru who under her new political party Zimbabwe People First will be locking horns with her former boss for the country’s top job. Everson Mushava: After your inaugural rally in ...

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Zimbabwe Youths makes landmark address with RBZ Governor

A team of Zimbabwean youths from various walks of life have made history yesterday, by opening a dialogue with the nation’s leadership on matters of the economy, governance and the future of Zimbabwe they frustratedly feel mortgaged by bad economic and political decisions. The meting, coordinated by Maureen Kademaunga, a DPhil student in Human Economy at The University of Pretoria ...

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Political turncoats tasting sour grapes

By Sibusiso Ndlamini In their attempt to make new appearances in the opposition politics, most people who were rejected from their former political parties are facing challenges in trying to make their parties visible to the electorate. To start with People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Tendai  Biti, who recently uttered that opposition party members should not denounce each other. Biti’s ...

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Tsvangirai’s unacademic economic guesses inept

Gwinyai Mutongi MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, was once described by one political observer as someone who often opens his mouth while his mind is tightly shut. To his supporters, this sounded rather like a harsh and unwarranted assessment yet, interestingly, Tsvangirai continues to expose himself in similar fashion as someone who has a narrow appreciation of important national issues. When ...

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World Bank Corruption”Black-listed” Chinese company gloats Zimbabwe Highway

The company that won a lucrative $2 billion contract for the construction of Zimbabwe’s most important highway is under a World Bank ban for tender rigging and fraud. Zimbabwe recently named Chinese firm China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) as the main contractor of the Beitbridge-Chirundu highway dualisation project. An Austrian firm based in China, Geiger International, was named as ...

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