Chamisa Tells Supporters To “Get Ready Of Victory” Ahead Of March By-Elections

Opposition MDC Alliance leader, Nelson Chamisa, has told his supporters to “get ready for victory” as the nation gears for the March 26, 2022, by-elections. The polls are meant to fill 117 local authorities and 28 National Assembly seats most of which became vacant following recalls of MDC-Alliance members by rival MDC-T in the aftermath of a Supreme Court ruling that said Chamisa illegally assumed the leadership of the opposition party. Polling in other areas has been necessitated by the death of MPs and councillors. In a Twitter post this…

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MDC, MDC Alliance & All Derivatives Are Our Names – Mwonzora

MDC-T leader, Douglas Mwonzora has said no other party is allowed to use the name MDC or its derivatives in any election as it is their identity. He speaks ahead of the March 26 by-elections in which MDC Alliance led by Nelson Chamisa is intending to participate. Meanwhile, Chamisa has hinted at using a different name. News Flash presents Mwonzora’s letter to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission: Re: Signatories for Candidates For the Movement for Democratic Change We advise that in the forthcoming by-elections we intend to field candidates in Parliament…

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#BlackFriday: Wear Black To Show Solidarity With Makomborero Haruzivishe – MDC Alliance

pposition MDC Alliance has appealed to members of the public to wear black this Friday in solidarity with human rights activist Makomborero Haruzivishe who will be in court this Friday for his bail hearing. The Students Unionist has been in prison for the past nine months over a number of alleged offences including alleged kidnapping and inciting public violence.  MDC Alliance argues that Haruzivishe is a victim of the state’s crackdown on dissent. Pindula News presents the party’s statement: Today is #BlackFriday – a day where we all join hands to demand…

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Gutu CIO forcing transfer of Serima High teacher

Chief Serima (born Vengai Rushwaya) and ZANU PF MP John Paradza have allegedly ordered Batsiranayi Ngugama, a teacher at Serima High School in Gutu, to find another school as he is considered a “security threat” at his current school. The traditional leader and Paradza allegedly enlisted the services of officers from the President’s Office (CIO), to have Ngugama forced out of the school after labelling him a security threat. Ngugama’s lawyers, Matutu and Mureri on Tuesday wrote a letter to Gutu District Schools Inspector (DSI), Ronald Muganhu complaining against his…

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ZANU PF “Arrogance” Pushed SA To Cancel Zimbabwe Exemption Permits

ZANU PF’s arrogance when dealing with an African National Congress (ANC) special envoy delegation led by Ace Magashule to Harare in September 2020 reportedly hardened South Africa’s stance towards Zimbabwe asylum seeks who benefited from the Zimbabwe Exemption Permits (ZEP) programme in the neighbouring country. In November 2021, the South African Government announced its decision to discontinue the special permits granted to about 200 000 Zimbabweans who were living and working in South Africa for many years. On New Year’s eve, South Africa effectively ended a decade-long moratorium that allowed…

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Infuriated War Vets Demand Zanu PF Election Re-run

IRATE veterans of the 1970s liberation war – a key cog in the Zanu PF wheel – have come out guns blazing against alleged widespread vote rigging during Tuesday’s provincial elections and are calling for a re-run of the polls, described by some as a sham. In a strongly worded letter addressed to the party’s leadership Thursday, war veterans from Mashonaland Central province said they were appalled by shocking levels of rigging.  360p geselecteerd als afspeelkwaliteit Home Affairs minister Kazembe Kazembe claimed victory in the provincial chairmanship race although supporters of…

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Guinea Coup Attempt: US, France, AU, UN Demand Release Of President Condé

The international community is calling for the release of Guinea President Alpha Condé who was Sunday detained by the special forces earlier on Sunday. Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, who has reportedly been identified as the head of the action, announced the dissolution of the government, suspension of the constitution and the closure of the country’s borders. Amateur videos have been circulating on social media showing President Condé among soldiers, with the country’s capital Conakry filled with troops. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday condemned the coup attempt in Guinea and…

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There Are Three Things Chamisa Is Failing To Understand – Analysts

Some political analysts have said MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa does not understand how nations relate on the geopolitical arena. They speak after Chamisa had criticised the government’s decision to donate 20 000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the Government of Namibia saying it was not prudent considering that Zimbabwe depended on donated vaccines Political analyst Gibson Nyikadzino says the statements show a lack of knowledge of current affairs as the government is on record for having set aside 100 million United States dollars to acquire more vaccines. Said Nyikadzino:…

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Proclamation Of Election Dates Is Done By The President – ZEC

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has said only President Emmerson Mnangagwa can proclaim dates for elections in the country. The commission makes the remarks at the backdrop of continuous deferment of by-elections meant to fill about 48 parliamentary seats and over 80 council seats left vacant when MDC-T recalled MDC Alliance legislators or councillors. ZEC has been receiving criticism for the deferment of the by-elections. Authorities have been citing the prevalence of the COVID-19 pandemic as justification for deferring the elections. Zec commissioner Qhubani Moyo Thursday said the electoral management…

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Mnangagwa’s Helicopter Forced Into Emergency Landing

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s presidential helicopter was forced into an emergency landing over 60 kilometres southwest of Harare on Sunday afternoon due to a technical failure. Security sources told The NewsHawks the crash landing incident happened on Sunday around 4 pm in the Sandringham area, Matsvaire village, in Chegutu district when Mnangagwa was coming from his Kwekwe farm. The sources said Mnangagwa was rattled and terrified by the incident which forced him into a scary emergency while on his way back to Harare. Said a source: The incident happened in Sandringham.…

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