Category: Politics

Prof Paul Mavima, Minister of Primary and Secondary Education

School teacher persecuted for slating education minister and ZANU (PF)

By Kumbirai Mafunda A Zimbabwean school teacher has been hauled to appear before a disciplinary hearing to answer to misconduct charges after he was accused of...

MDC Alliance National Youth Assembly members

June Month of Radicalism: MDC Youth National Assembly

By Tatenda Mujeyi The MDC National Youth Assembly has declared June as a month of radical responses to the economic and social challenges they blame on the ZANU PF...

High Court sets free remaining CSO leaders

High Court sets free remaining CSO leaders charged with subverting constitutional government

By Kumbirai Mafunda Two civil society leaders who were arrested last month and charged with subverting constitutional government have been set free after High Court...

The MDC Alliance retained its seat as their candidate Svorai Chiwara was duly elected as the Councillor for Ward 2 of Kadoma Central

ZESN Preliminary Statement on the Kadoma Central Ward 2 local authority by-election

Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) observed Kadoma Central Ward 2 local authority by-election held 8 June 2019. This is part of its comprehensive efforts to...

Human rights campaigners charged with subverting a constitutional government

Human rights campaigners get bail with stringent conditions

By Kumbirai Mafunda High Court Judge Justice Tawanda Chitapi on Friday 7 June 2019 set free four human rights campaigners, who had spent more than two weeks in prison...

The Masendeke family has cited Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage Minister Cain Mathema (pictured), Zimbabwe Republic Police Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga, Member In Charge of ZRP Marange Police Station, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Child Care and Clinical Director at Mutare General Hospital as respondents.

Terrence Masendeke family compels authorities to conduct post-mortem to ascertain his death cause

By Kumbirai Mafunda High Court Judge Justice Nicholas Mathonsi will on Thursday 06 June 2019 hear an urgent chamber application filed by the family of a Mutare man...

Obert Masaraure showing his bruised and battered body

ARTUZ President abducted and tortured over teachers’ strike

The Amalgamated Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) has reported that its President, Obert Masaraure,  was abducted at midnight by unknown assailants believed to...

Speaker of Parliament Honourable Advocate Jacob Mudenda addressing a ZESN workshop on Electoral Reforms Petition

ZESN holds workshop on electoral reforms petition

The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) is holding an Electoral Reforms Petition workshop to review the legal framework governing elections in light of the petition...

Ministers during yesterday's performance report meeting on Second 100-day Cycle

Most Projects on Target in Second 100-day Cycle: Gumbo

By Tatenda Mujeyi The Minister of State for Presidential Affairs and Monitoring and Implementation of Government Programs, Mr Joram Gumbo has submitted the second 100...

South Africa elected a new leadership last month

Gender Links gives a thumbs up to new SA Cabinet

Gender Links (GL) has welcomed the 50/50 cabinet and change in women’s minister announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa last week, but says he missed the opportunity to...