Chadzamira Poised For Victory

Terrence Mawawa #Zanu PF Provincial Chairperson Ezra Ruvai Chadzamira is likely to retain the Masvingo West Constituency Parliamentary Seat, villagers in the area have said. Chadzamira is the ruling party’ s workhorse in Masvingo Province and villagers in his constituency have declared allegiance to the robust MP. Maturure Shumba of the Chief Charumbira Clan yesterday said Chadzamira would win resoundingly in the constituency. “Chadzamira is a hardworking Parliamentarian and I am sure he will retain his seat. He is working on a number of projects in the constituency and we…

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Déjà vu over fragmented opposition

THE failure by opposition parties to form a grand coalition against the ruling #Zanu PF in the July 30 make-or-break general elections is a stark reminder that the more things change the more they stay the same. By Kudzai Kuwaza Plans to form a broad electoral alliance dubbed the Grand National Union are all but dead in the water as the main political players who were supposed to be part of the pact filed nomination papers last week under the auspices of their various political formations. The secret negotiations, facilitated…

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When Winners are Losers

Dear Family and Friends, Under a bright blue sky and with the golden grass swaying in the cool winter wind, Zimbabwe is holding its breath this June. Our neighbourhoods and gardens are filled with the clear, alluring voices of Orioles and Shrikes and the piercing whistles of young Hawks and Eagles as they learn to hunt.  Standing in the sun to get warm  is our  national preoccupation at this time of year and while we do we watch, listen, shake our heads and chuckle at the propaganda, promises and puffed…

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Opposition faces polls defeat – Gutu

MDC spokesperson Obert Gutu MDC-T deputy president Obert Gutu says Zimbabwe’s opposition was headed for yet another crushing electoral defeat to a #Zanu PF that has maintained an octopus grip on the country’s poll management systems. He was speaking at a panel discussion at SAPES Trust on the voters roll and the status of key legislation ahead of the July 30 polls. The discussion was organised by the Information for Development Trust (IDT), an NGO formed to track public sector corruption. In his comments, Gutu said the current set-up of…

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We’ll write a new Constitution: Madhuku

The Herald Tichaona Zindoga Political EditorProfessor Lovemore Madhuku says he will lead a process to write a new, “people-driven” Constitution to replace the current one which was a product of negotiation between Zimbabwe’s main political parties, zanu-pf and MDC formations in 2013. Prof Madhuku, a law lecturer at the University of Zimbabwe (UZ), is a perennial campaigner for constitutionalism and his party, the National Constitutional Assembly (NCA), was born out of a movement advocating for a new national charter at the turn of the millennium. Prof Madhuku says his party…

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‘Vote For Chamisa In Memory Of Tsvangirai’

Terrence Mawawa An #MDC Alliance Candidate has urged villagers in Buhera West Constituency to vote for the coalition’ s Presidential candidate Nelson #Chamisa in honour of the late legendary MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai. Jaison Matewu Manonge who won the primary election in Buhera West said local villagers should vote for the MDC Alliance in memory of Tsvangirai. “This time we will win the elections.Let us vote for the MDC Alliance in honour of Morgan Tsvangirai. Matewu will take on former police boss Oliver Mandipaka in the July 30 elections. If…

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‘Stop forcing students to rallies’

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By Mugove Tafirenyika Rural teachers have urged President #Emmerson Mnangagwa, pictured, to stop commandeering school children to his rallies. In a statement yesterday, the #Amalgamated Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (Artuz) said educators were getting increasingly worried over continued reports of school children and their teachers seen at #Zanu PF functions and in some cases seen clad in party campaign T-shirts. “Artuz condemns in strongest terms the repetitive use of #Mugabe’s tactics by President #Mnangagwa and Zanu PF and calls upon government to implement the recommendations by the Commission or…

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LIVE PICTURES- Chiwenga In Mwenezi

Below are state media pictures of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga as he prepared to address party supporters at Maranda in Mwenezi before proceeding to Masvingo south at Nyikavanhu. Chiwenga’s visit comes at a time when the #Zanu PF party is intensifying campaigns ahead of the harmonised elections. If our services have assisted you, our work would be much more secure with your help – For as little as £5, you can support ZimEye – and it only takes a minute.  
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BREAKING: MDC-T Dozen Acquitted

MDC-T member Witness Dube injured in the clashes. By Paul Nyathi|Bulawayo Magistrate Sithembile #Ncube has acquitted five of 12 Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) members charged with contravening section 36(1) (a)(b) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act Chapter 9:23 (Public Violence). Police (Law & Order) Department details arrested the 12, now nicknamed “the dozen” in MDC-T circles, after violence for control of the party offices in Bulawayo broke out between supporters of MDC-T President Nelson #Chamisa and then MDC-T Vice President Thokozani Khupe on 4 March 2018. Subsequently,…

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Mugabe’s nephew dangles cash to Mutinhiri to give way to Chamisa

Former President Robert #Mugabe’s nephew, Patrick Zhuwao, one of the kingpins behind the National Patriotic Front, has dangled cash to NPF leader Ambrose Mutinhiri to step down as one of the 23 presidential candidates in next month’s election and give way to Movement for Democratic Change Alliance leader Nelson #Chamisa. He said Mutinhiri must accept the reality that the two leading contenders in the coming elections are Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front leader Emmerson #Mnangagwa and Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa. To achieve the NPF goal of reversing the 15 November…

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