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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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ZAPU releases congress dates

ZAPU National People’s Council (NPC)’s 10th National Congress has been set to take place by the end of August following its postponement last December. The Congress did not occur last year due to financial constraints that made it impossible to transport the party’s delegates from ...

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ZAPU postpones its elective congress

ZAPU has postponed its December 2015 elective congress to a later date after failing to attract the requisite numbers to hold a legitimate and constitutional meeting. According to ZAPU’S constitution, an elective congress should consist of a fully fledged 3000 members but the party managed ...

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“Zim political parties need clear succession plans” – Dabengwa

By Walter Dlamini ZAPU President Dr Dumiso Dabengwa has implored political parties to have in place clear succession schemes so as to avert conflicts, as in the case with some parties in the country. In an interview, Dr Dabengwa said parties must make sure that ...

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ZAPU in unity talks with People First

By Senzeni Ncube  ZIMBABWE African People’s Congress (ZAPU) has openly declared it’s keen interest in joining forces with the recently formed Zanu-PF breakaway party, Zanu People First. People First party is led by the former Vice-President, Dr Joice Mujuru who recently released a Blueprint to ...

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ZANU-PF reclaims Bulawayo

ZANU-PF got first House of Assembly seats since the turn of the new millennium sweeping the five constituencies in the Wednesday by-election. The victory by Zanu-PF effectively means it is threatening MDC-T’s grip on Bulawayo,  as the Tsvangirai-led party is now left with control over ...

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Voter apathy characterises by-elections

BULAWAYO voters showed disinterest on the Wednesday by-elections with apathy being the highlight in all the city’s five constituencies where voting was conducted. The voting kicked off on a low note with short queues in some polling stations and as the day progressed most voting ...

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“I still consider VP Mphoko as my junior” – Dabengwa

ZAPU leader Dr Dumiso Dabengwa says he has no time to respond to recent criticism by  Phekelezela Mphoko describing the Vice-President as being very junior to him. Speaking during a Bulawayo Agenda-hosted Africa Day public lecture series Dr Dabengwa said even up to date he ...

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ZAPU to contest by-elections

ZAPU has declared it would flex its muscles and challenge Zanu PF in the June 10 by-elections to replace 14 MDC Renewal members of parliament who were recently dismissed from parliament. President Robert Mugabe has set April 16, 2015, as the date for the Nomination ...

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Farm invasions worrying: ZAPU

ZAPU has expressed concern at the sudden increase of farm invasions in Matabeleland, warning that if the government folds its hands it might lead to open conflict. The party led by Dumiso Dabengwa said it was disturbing to note that these farm invasions seemed to ...

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