(PDP) Appoints Shadow Councillors In Rural Areas To Reach Out To Grassroots Communities

THE Tendai Biti-led opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has intensified its rural penetration, introducing the concept of shadow councillors, as a strategy to reach the grassroots and keep the incumbents on their toes ahead of the 2018 elections. Secretary General of People’s Democratic Party(PDP, Tendai Biti speaking at a congress held in Harare yesterdays PDP spokesperson, Jacob Mafume said the concept had already been introduced in Mashonaland East province amid plans to roll it out…

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Corporal Punishment Of Juveniles Is, Primitive, Unconstitutional, Traumatic, Inhumane, Cruel, Physical & Psychological Torture.

Corporal Punishment Of Juveniles Is, Primitive, Unconstitutional, Traumatic, Inhumane,  Cruel, Physical & Psychological Torture.

CHIEF Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku on Wednesday reserved judgement in a case in which lawyers are seeking the outlawing of judiciary corporal punishment on grounds that it violates and degrades male juveniles. The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR), which is represented by Tendai Biti in the case between the juvenile and the state, argue that Section 353 of the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act is unconstitutional and is an attempt by the State to drag…

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‘GRACE MUST PRODUCE EVIDENCE OF PAYING FOR ZUPCO BUSES’-TENDAI BITI

‘GRACE MUST PRODUCE EVIDENCE OF PAYING FOR ZUPCO BUSES’-TENDAI BITI

THE opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) says Grace Mugabe should produce evidence she paid the Zupco for buses she “abused” during her nationwide “succession” rallies which started last year. PDP, led by former finance minister Tendai Biti, made the call on Tuesday after it emerged that Zupco had sued Chegutu East legislator, Dexter Nduna (Zanu PF) for US$25,000 which he is failing to pay for using the parastatal’s buses during the election. Nduna hired 27 buses…

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‘We Were Exaggerating Issues When I Was In MDC-T’- Says RDP Leader Elton Mangoma

‘We Were  Exaggerating Issues When I Was In MDC-T’- Says RDP Leader Elton Mangoma

RENEWAL Democrats Party (RDP) leader Elton Mangoma says “we were” exaggerating issues when “I” was in the MDC-T. Mangoma left the MDC-T in April 2014 together with Tendai Biti, the former party secretary general and formed the MDC Renewal. Then they were accusing MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai of selfishness, corruption and of lacking strategic thinking in the bid to dislodge Zanu PF from power. The former energy minister this year split from Tendai Biti over…

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Constitutional Court Must Jail Gukurahundi Perpetrators, Says Tendai Biti’s PDP

Constitutional Court Must Jail Gukurahundi Perpetrators, Says Tendai Biti’s PDP

THE Constitutional Court should preside over the Gukurahundi atrocities and jail Zanu PF perpetrators of human rights abuses who have been killing and maiming innocent civilians since independence in 1980, a local opposition party has said. “The biggest sin in Zimbabwe for years has been the culture of impunity and the blatant disrespect of the law,” said Jacob Mafume spokesman for the Tendai Biti-led People’s Democratic Part (PDP) party. “The disrespect of the law has been defined by Zanu PF since…

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‘Zimbabweans Should Brace For A Fierce Civil War,’ Says Biti

PEOPLE’S Democratic Party leader, Tendai Biti, has warned Zimbabweans to brace for a fierce civil war if President Robert Mugabe “does not wake up one morning”. Biti, who was addressing his supporters in Masvingo at the weekend, said to avoid the impending strife there is an urgent need for a national transitional authority which would take charge of the country’s affairs. Biti said factionalism in the ruling party is pointing to chaos in Zimbabwe after…

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Tendai Biti Says Mutapas Would Not Have Approved Of Mugabe’s Poor Economic Record

Tendai Biti Says Mutapas Would Not Have Approved Of Mugabe’s Poor Economic Record

Zimbabwe’s ancient Shona kings would be disappointed with how President Robert Mugabe has run-down the country since taking over from Rhodesia 35 years ago, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Tendai Biti has said.   Biti told his party activists at a provincial meeting at the weekend that Mugabe’s administration has shown Zimbabweans “how not to govern a country”.   “This once great empire of Munhumutapa is now a laughing stock. The Mutapas would be very…

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Tribalist Zanu PF Determined To Stop A Karanga ,Mnangagwa Presidency’-Biti

Tribalist Zanu PF Determined  To Stop A Karanga ,Mnangagwa  Presidency’-Biti

THE campaign against Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Zanu PF is tribal with powerful forces in the ruling party determined to stop a Karanga becoming the next president, Tendai Biti has claimed. Biti warned that the succession dispute had become so toxic that Zimbabwe risked chaos of the kind that engulfed Rwanda in 1994 when an estimated 500,000 to 1,000,000 people were killed. The former finance minister and opposition People’s Democratic Party leader was speaking…

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‘Tsvangirai , Says I Will Never Join Biti, But Urges Him To Join Zanu-PF’

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has said while efforts to forge a coalition with “like-minded” opposition parties is the way to go, he will never consider re-uniting with his former secretary-general Tendai Biti, urging him instead to consider joining Zanu-PF. Tsvangirai told hundreds of MDC-T supporters in Zengeza West yesterday that Biti and his People’s Democratic Party leadership should forge an alliance with Zanu-PF instead of continuously attacking his person. Mugabe”They have launched their party and…

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‘People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Has Solutions For Electricity Crisis’-Tendai Biti,

‘People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Has Solutions For Electricity Crisis’-Tendai Biti,

FORMER Finance minister and opposition politician, Tendai Biti, has said his party has workable practical solutions for the current power crisis which has “de-urbanised” country’s cities and towns under the “tired” and “failed” Zanu PF leadership. Zimbabwe is experiencing increased hours of power cuts due to power utility ZESA’s failure to generate adequate electricity. On Thursday the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETD) said the country should brace for worsening blackouts due to electricity…

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