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Lobbyists demand 10 key components in devolution of power

DEVOLUTION of power lobbyists have set out 10 key components of the constitutional clause which they are going to push government to include in the Devolution Act to be put in place by Parliament. In a statement, the lobbyists, which call themselves Team Devolution said ...

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Women demand political empowerment

By Senzeni NcubeĀ  WOMEN in the country’s 10 provinces have encouraged policy makers to implement provisions in the new constitution to ensure young women become political leaders in society. Speaking during a Women, Money and Politics at a Bulawayo hotel a leading activist and feminist, ...

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Tsholotsho primary schools benefit from community initiatives

By Lungile Ngwenya VILLAGERS in Tsholotsho North have welcomed two initiatives from well-wishers that have seen the construction of two new classroom blocks each at Mpindo and Gwayi Primary Schools. The development is expected to go long way in improving learning standards at the two ...

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More reform needed on education

POLICY analysts say more reforms remain necessary when it comes to people living with disabilities in relation to inclusive education as latest figures show that one in every three disabled children is out of school. In an interview, Public Policy Research Institute of Zimbabwe (PPRIZ) ...

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Bulawayo enraged

BULAWAYO residents enraged overĀ passing of the Electoral Amendment Bill without any major reforms that would bring it in line with the new Constitution. The Electoral Amendment Bill sailed through the National Assembly without public input on May 28, after Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister ...

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CSOs challenged to read constitution

THE Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa) has challenged civic society organisations (CSOs) to familiarise and arm themselves with the new constitution before lobbing government to fulfill its obligations underlined in the charter. Speaking at a youth conference in Bulawayo recently Misa director Nhlanhla Ngwenya ...

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Public hearings on Trafficking in Persons Bill to start soon

PARLIAMENT is set to hold a series of nationwide public hearings on the Trafficking in Persons Bill, which seeks to domesticate the protocol to prevent suppress and punish trafficking in persons especially of women and children. The law comes as human trafficking has become the ...

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BCC staff have a hostile attitude: Chombo

BULAWAYO City Council staff have a hostile attitude and have not participated fully in programmes coordinated by the Ministry of Local Government, accused minister Ignatius Chombo. The minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing said he was concerned by this behaviour typified by ...

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Grade 7 pupils to sit for Xichangana examinations

The Xichangana language will this year be written for the first time under the Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (ZIMSEC) administered Grade Seven examinations. For a long time, the examinations body has limited indigenous language examinations to only Shona and Ndebele. Only recently have pupils sat ...

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Shadow cabinet nonsensical:MDC

THE MDC led by Professor Welshman Ncube, has shot down MDC-‘s shadow cabinet concept saying the party was copying a British constitutional system they do not understand. In an interview, MDC secretary general, Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga said MDC-T was clueless on how to replicate the concept. ...

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