Zec Delimitation Process Found Wanting

Election watchdogs have urged the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) to intensify its delimitation process consultations, saying the commission’s efforts are not enough. The delimitation process was last done in 2008 despite a provision in the Constitution for it to be conducted every 10 years. The process has been criticised for …

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Songbird Slams Bias

Songbird Ammi Jamanda has challenged music promoters to consider the female quota when organising festivals. The energetic Afro jazz artist reckons females pursuing secular music were being side-lined by festival organisers. She opened up following her late inclusion in the Bindura Music Festival to be held at Trojan Mine Stadium …

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Chevrons Eye Super 12 At T20 World Cup

After a seven-year absence from the International Cricket Council major events, the Zimbabwe national cricket team captain Craig Ervine says the Chevrons are targeting a grand return at the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia. Morale is high in the Zimbabwe team who appear to have hit …

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Star-Studded Line Up For Chibuku Road To Fame

A star-studded line-up is set to give revellers a cheer at this year’s edition of the Chibuku Road To Fame grand finale slated for Glamis Arena in Harare this weekend. The line-up includes Winky D, Mark Ngwazi and Baba Harare, who are set to headline the after-party when the battle …

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The Vine Hosts Free Concert In Mzansi

As part of a strategy to take their music and brand to the fans and beyond the borders, Harare-based Seventh Day Adventist musical group, The Vine, tomorrow night stages a free concert at Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. The potentially explosive night of praise and worship is dubbed …

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48 000 Petition Zanu PF Leader Over Sikhala

Some 48 000 people comprising Zimbabweans and citizens of other countries have signed a petition calling for President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s intervention in the continued detention of opposition legislators Job Sikhala, Godfrey Sithole and 14 others. The petition was generated on September 9 by the Platform for Concerned Citizens (PCC) led …

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War Zone At Laptopgate Hearing

Chaos rocked a session of the Parliamentary Committee on Public Accounts (PAC) Tuesday after members came close fist-fights during a heated oral evidence hearing into the controversial tender involving ridiculously overpriced computers. Parliament Clerk, Kennedy Chokuda, and his delegation were grilled by MPs seeking answers on why he awarded a …

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Education Has Highest Inflation: ZimStat

The country’s education sector has the highest inflation compared to other sectors, according to the latest Zimbabwe Statistics Agency (ZimStat) report. ZimStat says education had the highest inflation at 30% as of September following a hike in tuition fees. “Zimbabwe’s major groups with high inflation in September 2022 are: Education …

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Outrage As Sudden Power Outage Hits Entire Country

Zimbabwe was Tuesday morning hit by a sudden power outage that lasted over half an hour amid signs the country’s crippling energy crisis was not ending any time soon. In a statement later in the day, Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) said the outage was unplanned and caused …

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