Category: Opinions

President Emmerson Mnangagwa lights the Independence flame (Pic credit: Zimpapers)

A look into President Mnangagwa’s Independence Day speech

By Farai Chirimumimba Worldwide, Independence remarks have been undoubtedly political, they usually follow the same pattern which includes counting the years since...

Queueing to cast a vote in Zimbabwe

Beginners’ guide to understanding elections in Zimbabwe

By Farai Chirimumimba Electoral Cycle Zimbabwe hold harmonized elections after every five years. This year the country will hold the harmonized elections in July/...

Zimbabwean flag colours

Zimbabwe my home

By Mokhumi Valela Zimbabwe, my pride, Zimbabwe, my inspiration, Country of my predecessors, Zimbabwe, whole of Africa’s hope.   What home is there? When home is a...

ZEC Deputy Commissioner Magade (L) and Justice Priscilla Chigumba the ZEC Chairperson

Analysis of people living with disability and the current electoral process

By Mokhumi Valela   The crucial 2018 harmonised elections are upon us as the nation of Zimbabwe. As different stakeholders prepare for this decisive process for our...

President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised free, fair and credible elections

2018 Youth and Voter Registration in Zimbabwe

By Eric M Moyo I am now more than ready to vote, and now the wait seems like a long time. I left before I am ready to go and scribble what could be perhaps one of the...

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's former President from 1980 to 2017

What is hindering youth participation in electoral issues?

By Kiamuhetsi Sibanda Since independence our county has gone through seven electoral cycles. These electoral cycles have been associated with young people being used for...

Dr Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, CEO of NEPAD

The African Continental Free Trade Area: Moving African integration further forward

by Dr Ibrahim Assane Mayaki   Twenty years ago, I hoped for an Africa that would draw closer and forge forward boldly, despite a bag of mixed fortunes. Rwanda had just...

Nelson Chamisa addressing rally at Nzvimbo Growth Point in Mashonaland Central Province

Can we trust opinion polls ahead of general elections?

By Farai Chirimumimba Beginning with his inauguration speech on 24 November 2017, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has used any other forum he gets to remind delegates or...

David Parirenyatwa, Minister of Health and Child Care

NBSZ saga: End of an era remains elusive

By Farai Chirimumimba The major focus of this article is to shed light on the complex dynamics of the debate around the National Blood Service of Zimbabwe (NBSZ) bloody...

Nelson Chamisa, MDC Alliance leader addressing a rally

Time for Zimbabwe to hold first presidential debates

Imagine President Emmerson Mnangagwa squaring off with other presidential candidates such as MDC Alliance hopeful Advocate Nelson Chamisa, National People’s Party...