Category: Politics

Peace and Security status on the continent will take centre stage in Egypt when the Committee on Cooperation, International Relations and Conflict Resolutions meets in Cairo as part of the August Sittings

PAP Committee on Cooperation heads to Egypt for August Sittings

Peace and Security status on the continent will take centre stage in Egypt when the Committee on Cooperation, International Relations and Conflict Resolutions meets in...

Soldiers who shot civilians in Zimbabwe have not been held accountable, says Amnesty International

Zimbabwe: One year on, no justice for those killed by soldiers in post-election demonstrations

One year on, the soldiers who opened fire on protesters in the aftermath of the general elections, killing at least six of them and causing injuries to scores more, have...

Rt. Hon. Roger Nkodo Dang, President of the PAP

PAP gathers for August Committee Sittings

The August Sittings of the Permanent Committees of the fifth Parliament of the Pan African Parliament (PAP) are scheduled to be held from 02 to 10 August 2019 at the...

Gains of the independence fought for by heroes of the armed struggle are slowly fading away

Open letter: Government should deliver on its promises

By Victor Vimbai Mwendamberi Death is not my destiny but is a right of passage after someone has done their will. Reclining, recollecting and yearning for the good old...

Battle for Lupane East hots up

Lupane East by-election and battle for two-third majority in parliament

By Farai Chirimumimba For four months, one seat in National Assembly has sat empty. Three more have been vacant for the past month. That the seats are empty in the first...

The International Republican Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) fielded a three-person delegation to Zimbabwe

IRI/NDI Assess Zimbabwe’s Electoral Reform Process

The International Republican Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) fielded a three-person delegation to Zimbabwe to provide an impartial assessment...

Obert Mpofu under fire for his sentiments on sweeping Gukurahundi under the carpet

Let’s not gloss over wounds of the past: MDC

By Blessing Chebundo, MDC Secretary for National Healing, Peace, Reconciliation and Integration  Obert  Mpofus’ latest Gukurahundi utterances in which he advocates...

MDC National Vice Chairman Job Sikhala addressing a rally in Harare South

MDC launches RELOAD rallies and grassroots engagement programme

The MDC has reported that it will this weekend launch nationwide RELOAD rallies as well as a robust nationwide consultation programme in the party’s districts...

A displaced woman outside a communal shelter in the transit camp in Pulka town, northeast Nigeria. These communal shelters are meant to be temporary, but some people live here for months before being allocated a family tent

North-East Nigeria: A decade of conflict takes heavy toll on the population, many people now suffering from mental illness

Effects of a decade long conflict in Borno State begin to show as some of 1,8 million displaced people now suffer from mental illnesses. The effects of a decade long...

Civil society organisations are undertaking outreaches in areas like Hurungwe to sensitise communities against child marriages and promote access to justice

Dilemmas of a girl child in rural Zimbabwe: Young souls enduring emotional trauma in early marriages

By Joyce Mukucha Without the active participation of women and incorporation of women’s perspectives at all levels, the Beijing Platform for Action 1995 states that...