MPs break into song and dance demanding ZBC live coverage, or else no debate.

MPs break into song and dance demanding ZBC live coverage, or else no debate.

CHAOS erupted in Parliament Wednesday afternoon as MPs protested over the failure by the state broadcaster to air their question and answer session in the national assembly. Led by MDC-T’s Nelson Chamisa, the legislators took Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa to task, asking why ZBC was not filming live their debates in line with a resolution they passed last year that Parliament should be broadcast live on Wednesday and Thursday. “We want to know why ZBC…

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Bhasikiti, through ConCourt, bars Mugabe from declaring Mwenezi East Costituency vacant.

Bhasikiti,  through ConCourt, bars Mugabe from declaring Mwenezi East Costituency vacant.

THE Constitutional Court, is of late passing judgements that can be viewed as democratic, with the latest, being a full people’s victory against oppressive authority.Zimbabweans have for a long time been confronted by a solid wall when in need of challenging the President’s dictatorial tendencies but now the tide seems to be turning fully in favour of the people. Recently, MP Kudakwashe Bhasikiti , the former Masvingo provincial state minister was expelled from Zanu PF…

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Mugabe breaks off, latest short visit to Zimbabwe and flies off to Mozambique

Mugabe breaks off, latest short visit to Zimbabwe and flies off to Mozambique

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe left Harare Wednesday for Maputo, Mozambique, where he will attend the country’s 40th Independence commemorations. Mugabe was seen off at the Harare International Airport by Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Defence Minister Dr Sidney Sekeramayi, Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda and service chiefs. Mozambique will Thursday mark 40 years of independence from Portuguese rule. Mugabe has been out of the country for more than 20 times of late,…

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Burundi’s second Vice President ‘Gervais Rufyikiri’, has fled to Belgium

Burundi’s second Vice President ‘Gervais Rufyikiri’,  has fled to Belgium

Burundi has once again come to the media spotlight as one of Burundi’s National  Vice Presidents, Gervais Rufyikiri the second Vice President, has skipped the border and fled to Belgium, claiming that he was in real  fear for his security after personally being threatened for  speaking out against or denouncing  President Pierre Nkurunziza’s volatile bid for a third term in office, a move considered to be unconstitutional. Following  President Pierre Nkurunziza there were subsequent protests against the president since…

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‘Didymus Mutasa risks arrest over breach of Zimbabwe’s Official Secrets Act’

‘Didymus Mutasa risks arrest over breach of Zimbabwe’s  Official Secrets Act’

  Former Presidential Affairs Minister Didymus Mutasa, under Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF regime faces possible arrest for breaching the Official Secrets Act after disclosing to the private media some of the operations of State security agents, legal experts concurred yesterday. Mr Mutasa once superintended over the State Security ministry. The experts said his utterances jeopardised and exposed the security interests of the State. This week Mr Mutasa disclosed to the private media some of the…

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Jonathan Moyo’s exit, Mugabe’s strategy to elevate , wife Grace , into cabinet?

Jonathan Moyo’s exit, Mugabe’s strategy to elevate , wife  Grace , into cabinet?

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is thought to be clearing the way for his wife, Grace, to possibly join his Cabinet. This is after information emerged Tuesday that he had temporarily un-appointed his Information Minister Jonathan Moyo to free up one of five spots taken up by ministers not directly elected as MPs. Moyo, who won a by-election in Tsholotsho North on June 10, would be reappointed back to Cabinet but now as a directly elected minister….

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Sahara TV reporter says Mnangagwa lied that she apologised for tormenting Mugabe ‘

Sahara TV reporter says  Mnangagwa lied that she apologised for tormenting Mugabe ‘

VICE PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa lied when he told Parliament last week that the Nigerian reporter who tormented President Robert Mugabe about his rule had apologised. Mugabe was in Nigeria for the inauguration of president-elect Muhammadu Buhari when he was accosted by journalists over his long stay in power. But Adeola Fayehun, the Sahara TV reporter who humiliated Mugabe three weeks ago, rejected claims by Mnangagwa that she “wrote a long letter apologising”. “I did not…

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‘Zimbabwe Republic Police, threaten to beat up Harare West MP, Majome for taking photos’

‘Zimbabwe Republic Police,  threaten to beat up Harare West MP, Majome for taking photos’

Harare West MP Jessie Majome said she was taking photos during the vendors march when a police officer accused her of photographing him.”This police officer of the black boots section just threatened to beat me up with his fellow anti riot troops for taking his photograph outside parliament of Zimbabwe for taking photographs of him and his fellows encamped there and blocking my way,” she posted on her facebook page. “So much for MP, let…

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‘ZEC Chief Elections Officer, Constance Chigwamba is CIO, ex-perm sec , Presidents Office’

‘ZEC Chief Elections Officer, Constance Chigwamba is CIO,  ex-perm sec , Presidents Office’

Political analyst Pedzisai Ruhanya has exposed that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission’s Chief Elections Officer Constance Chigwamba is a central Intelligence Organization Officer whose interests are likely to be associated with the ruling Zanu PF hence the bias revelations associated with the Hurungwe West by elections. Ruhanya said: “So Zimbabweans tell me that only people from the President’s Office, that houses the CIO can lead ZEC as chief elections officers.” He said they recently appointed ZEC…

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Muhammadu Buhari says ‘Goodluck Jonathan left Nigeria’s treasury virtually empty’

Muhammadu Buhari says ‘Goodluck Jonathan left Nigeria’s treasury virtually empty’

NIGERIA’S president Muhammadu Buhari on Monday slammed the state of the country’s finances, claiming his predecessor had left Africa’s biggest economy deep in debt and the treasury “virtually empty”. There are high expectations that Buhari, who defeated Goodluck Jonathan in March elections, will turn around Nigeria’s fortunes, with the country riddled with corruption and the crude-dependent economy reeling from global oil shocks. But the 72-year-old, elected on a promise of cleaning up Nigeria’s dirty politics…

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