Politics

Travel Restrictions Discriminatory: SADC

Travel bans imposed on southern African countries must be immediately lifted as they are unjustified and discriminatory, countries across the region have said. In a statement, Southern Africa said the detection of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 by local scientists does not mean that the strain originated in the region. …

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We’re Watching You, Zanu PF Tells Chamisa

Zanu PF acting national political commissar Patrick Chinamasa has said the ruling party was monitoring all movements made by Nelson Chamisa’s MDC Alliance to make sure it does not receive foreign funding ahead of the 2022 by-elections and the 2023 harmonised elections. Chinamasa made the remarks at the weekend at …

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Biden & Mnangagwa Never Held Discussions: Official

The United States government has poured cold water on President Emmerson Mnangagwa (pictured)’s claim that he held a crucial meeting with President Joe Biden last month to discuss ways of removing sanctions against Harare. Harare and Washington have had a tumultuous relationship since 2001, when the global power enacted the …

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Govt Urged To Capacitate Civil Registry

By Gilbert MunetsiThe Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) has added its voice to the need for Treasury to resource the Civil Registry to enable the smooth flow of voter registration ahead of impending elections. The country is scheduled to hold by-elections to fill in vacant council and House of Assembly …

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Zanu PF Desperate To Engage Zambia Leader

The ruling Zanu PF party yesterday said it was making frantic efforts to engage Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema over social media rants targeted at President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government by the neighbouring country’s ruling United Party for National Development (UPND) staff. Zanu PF acting spokesperson Michael Bimha told a media briefing …

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Mnangagwa’s Regime To Pay War Veterans US Dollar Bonuses

Defence and War Veterans Affairs Minister, Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri has revealed liberation war veterans are set to receive end-of-year bonuses denominated in United States Dollars, a privilege not extended to civil servants. The move is widely seen as aimed at appeasing the restive and easily irritable veterans of the 1970s liberation …

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Zanu PF Elections: Banket Rejects Philip Chiyangwa?

‘He has delivered no single promise since he was elected’‘It’s time for true Banket sons to represent us’ An article recently published in an online magazine, Spiked, has opened a can of worms in Zanu PF politics (Mashonaland West), attracting a strongly worded response from a grouping of Banket residents, …

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