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“Zimbabwe cannot afford BVR”

By Memory Ncube MDC has objected to the use of Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) in the upcoming 2018 elections citing Zimbabwe’s economic incapacity to implement it and has suggested focusing on simple electronic voter registration. In a recent statement released by MDC to Zimbabwe Electoral ...

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MDC youths blame Zanu-PF counterparts for disrupting electoral reform meeting

MDC Bulawayo Province Youth Assembly has expressed displeasure over the disruption of a Bulawayo Parliamentary outreach meeting on electoral reforms and have since launched an attack on Zanu-PF youths whom they say are responsible for the last Friday’s feat. In a strong-worded statement, MDC Youth ...

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Suspended Bulawayo Deputy mayor, Gift Banda.

“Lafa elihle – the Death of a once Thriving City”

By Professor Welshman Ncube In Bulawayo, this week began with a severe out of season windy and cold Monday replete with dark, none rain bearing clouds reminiscent of the misery of cold dreary winter days. I was reminded of Charles Dickens’ Bleak House, from my ...

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Opposition parties head towards unity

THE opposition has of late, started sharing platforms where they have shown willingness to cooperate and work towards forming a coalition with each other. This ‘civilised competition’ indicates that political parties are taking steps to form an alliance that will unseat Zanu PF from power. ...

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Devolution plastered all over Robert Mugabe Way

Lulu Brenda Harris and Makhosi Sibanda RESIDENTS today woke up to see that Robert Mugabe Way street in Bulawayo had been plastered with Devolution Way signs, a brazen act that took most people by surprise. Almost the whole part of Robert Mugabe Way was changed ...

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“Arbeit Macht Frei- Work sets you Free”

By Professor Welshman Ncube  Only last week, Roman Catholic head Pope Francis walked underneath the “Arbeit Macht Frei” (Work Sets You Free) sign at Adolph Hitler’s trademark killing field, Auschwitz, and wrote in the guest book: “Lord, have pity on your people. Lord, forgive so ...

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“Set up NTA,” says PDP

PEOPLE’S Democratic Party (PDP) led by former finance minister, Tendai Biti, has proposed that a National Transitional Authority (NTA), led by retired judges and church leaders be set up to run the country until elections are held in 2018. PDP says the current Zanu-PF has ...

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“Zanu-PF government must listen to the people” – CODE

The Coalition of Democrats (CODE) has warned that if Zanu-PF government does not react to the grievances of the populace and the resulting protests, the country shall grind to a halt and eventually result in anarchy. Addressing journalists in Bulawayo, one of the co-principals of ...

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Mzila and company finally dump MDC

  FORMER secretary general in the Professor Welshman Ncube led Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), Moses Mzila Ndlovu and at least 64 others have terminated their membership and completely cut off ties with the “green” party. Ndlovu announced he and other former members were finally ...

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Zim marks 36 years of Independence

Zimbabwe today turns 36 years with little to show for it’s independence amid massive economic meltdown and widespread poverty. While the government has planned huge and lavish commemorations in Bulawayo and Harare at White City and National Sports Stadiums respectively, millions of Zimbabweans are under ...

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