Category: Politics

Independent candidates to influence change in Zimbabwe

By Kundai Marunya As Zimbabwe heads for the first election without Mugabe since 1980, a change driven group of politicians has sprung forth. There has been a large...

Two years after being outlawed child marriages continue

By Kundai Marunya I recently met an old friend who has been working for a non-governmental organisation in Binga- a remote district in the Matebeland province of...

President Mnangagwa in Zanu PF regalia

ZANU-PF manifesto: The same old promises?

By Farai Chirimumimba Manifesto moments are when voters sit up and listen in order to compare and contrast between party X and party Z. However, in Zimbabwe the opposite...

Over 5 months of ED’s rule, the struggle continues

By Kundai Marunya I remember the day president Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa (ED) took office; the celebrations around his coronation. To many people it marked an end of...

Zimbabwe's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Sibusiso Busi Moyo (L) meets EU's Vice President of the Council and High Representative, Federica Mogherini

Zimbabwe, EU intensify engagement

The European Union’s High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini  has met Zimbabwe’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Sibusiso...

Innocent Ndibali, the President of Zimbabwe Economic Freedom Fighters

Give one of Mugabe’s 21 farms to Tsvangirai family: ZEFF

The Zimbabwe Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has applauded President Emmerson Mnangagwa for assigning Lands Minister Perence Shiri to identify a farm to give to the late...

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa (L) listens to Chief Fortune Charumbira (R) during his PAP Presidential campaign to Ambassadors accredited to Harare

Chief Charumbira seeks to transform PAP upon assuming institution’s presidency

By Byron Mutingwende   Chief Fortune Zephaniah Charumbira seeks to assume the presidency of the Pan Africa Parliament (PAP) so that he would transform that...

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...