Category: Politics

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/...

Cyclone Pam destroyed infrastructure in Vanuatu in 2015 (Photo: Humans of Vanuatu)

Commonwealth heads meet in London amid claims of climate inequality

By Husna Rizvi for Climate Home News The UK emits as much as 18 of its former colonies, a report finds, and, along with Australia and Canada, isn’t doing its fair...

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...

Clr Bernard Manyenyeni, Mayor of the City of Harare

Commit yourselves to serving people: Councillors urged

By Patricia Mashiri The Harare City Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has urged all aspiring councillors to be committed to their work once they are elected into office. He made...

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...

EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica (L) meets President Mnagagwa (R)

EU stands ready to accelerate support to Zimbabwe during its transition process

Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, is visiting Zimbabwe, where he is meeting President Emmerson Mnangagwa, as well as visiting EU...

Stanley Karombo, aspiring Member of the House of Assembly for Shamva North

Former journalist and academic takes Goche head-on

Nicholas Goche, Zanu pf’s incumbent Member of the House of Assembly for Shamva North faces a tough race in the ruling party’s upcoming primary elections.   The...

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...