Category: Legal and Parliamentary Affiars

President Emmerson Mnangagwa sued jointly with chiefs and ZANU (PF) by the MDC

Mnangagwa, ZANU (PF) and chiefs sued over electoral malpractices

THE opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has hauled President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his ruling ZANU PF party to court in the hunt for an order compelling...

Sakhile Sifelani Ngoma, the Executive Director of WiPSU.

WiPSU bemoans stifling of women’s rights to equal political participation

The gazetting of the National Assembly Candidates by Direct Election on the 22nd of June, 2018 and the candidates for Local Authorities is indicative of a political...

Criminal justice system should protect people with albinism

Malawi’s weak criminal justice system fails people with albinism

The Malawian authorities must urgently overhaul the criminal justice system to protect people with albinism, who face the persistent threat of being killed for their...

School children in ZANU (PF) regalia

Court bars ZANU (PF) from abusing learners

Justice Mafusire today ruled that the ZANU PF Party should stop abusing learners, teachers and school property in pursuit of private political interests. The matter was...

Priscilla Chigumba, ZEC Chairperson, overseeing elections in Zimbabwe

The 30 July people’s decision

By Harry Ruka Mazhindu How Zimbabweans are going to vote is not clear. But the result will matter both to the future of their country and the region. A casual visitor to...

Bishow Parajuli (R) with other dignitaries at the peace pledge meeting by political parties

UN welcomes peace pledge by political parties

The United Nations has welcomed the move by the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) of bringing together the principals of the political parties to...

Wetlands are an important source of water

Residents call for protection and conservation of wetlands

By Byron Mutingwende   “We are appalled by the construction of a filling station on a wetland in Kambuzuma. The construction further compromises water delivery...

Tawanda Chimhini (L), ERC Director at a press conference on the 2018 final voters' roll in Harare

ERC to conduct independent audit of the 2018 Final Voters’ Roll

Harare – 25 June 2018 – The Election Resource Centre (ERC), in collaboration with its partners, is conducting an independent audit of the “Final Voters’...

Mining - a sector hard hit by illicit financial flows

Impact of illicit financial flows on socio economic development

By Davison Kaiyo While the “Zimbabwe is open for business” mantra is good in attracting foreign investors the government of Zimbabwe need to step up efforts to...

Vice president Constantino Chiwenga (L) before addressing a rally

Defiant VP Chiwenga addresses Chitungwiza rally a day after bomb attack

By Farai Chirimumimba Although he arrived well after 4pm which is rather late to begin addressing a rally, in a show of defiance or probably a show of “force”,...