Politics

Legal Hurdles Surround Bid For Mnangagwa Third Term

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s long-standing bid to seek a third term in office faces legal hurdles amid revelations by constitutional law experts that any constitutional amendment for an extension of presidential term limits, albeit cumbersome and requiring a referendum, cannot benefit the incumbent. Mnangagwa’s pushing for a third term was supposedly …

Read More »

Axed Mutsvangwa Was “An Obstacle” Of Progress: War Vets

Members of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) yesterday fired a salvo on sacked Veterans of Liberation Struggle Affairs minister Christopher Mutsvangwa accusing him of being an obstacle and a pompous politician who was ignoring their grievances. This was revealed by ZNLWVA Manicaland chapter chairperson David Garwe at …

Read More »

ZAPU Leader Trashes Charumbira’s Assertions On Gukurahundi

Sibangilizwe Nkomo, leader of the ZAPU party, has criticised Chief Fortune Charumbira, the deputy president of the National Chiefs Council, for publicly denying that the atrocities during Gukurahundi were not acts of genocide. According to Nkomo, Chief Charumbira’s ‘denialist’ remarks indicate a deliberate attempt to conceal the Gukurahundi atrocities by …

Read More »

Editors Cautioned…Chief Charumbira Says Gukurahundi Not Genocide

Zimbabwe Council of Chiefs deputy president, Chief Fortune Charumbira says the killing of civilians in Matabeleland and Midlands provinces under a government operation code-named Gukurahundi early years of independence should not be classified as genocide. The Zanu PF politician was responding to questions from media editors at the ongoing Gukurahundi …

Read More »

Reasons Why Mutsvangwa Was Humiliated

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa fired his outspoken political ally Christopher Mutsvangwa as Minister of Veterans of the Liberation Struggle Affairs with immediate effect for various reasons, but the trigger was his outburst against Information minister Jenfan Muswere — a presidential blue-eyed boy — over recent state-controlled media board changes. Informed official …

Read More »

Zanu PF Secures Two Thirds Majority

Zanu PF won all six National Assembly by-elections held on Saturday to secure a two thirds majority, with which it can now amend the constitution. Zanu PF candidates won in Pelandaba Tshabalala, Chegutu West, Goromonzi South, Zvimba East, Mkoba North and Seke – all seats which were won by the …

Read More »

Mnangagwa Kicks Christopher Mutsvangwa Out

President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa has sacked Veterans of the Liberation Struggle Affairs minister Christopher Mutsvangwa with immediate effect. This was announced by Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr. Martin Rushwaya, through Presidential spokesperson George Charamba. No further reasons were outlined for his removal from office. According to the …

Read More »

African Judges Call For Stronger Electoral Laws

African judges have reiterated the need for enacting strong electoral laws to enhance electoral justice and democracy in the African continent saying this is critical in promoting regional peace and security while curbing various forms of unrest such as coups. This came out at the 3rd annual Africa Electoral Justice …

Read More »