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Zimbabwe: Zanu-PF Has No Authority to Shape Constitution Anyhow – Madhuku

INTERVIEW NEWZIMBABWE.COM reporter Alois Vinga (AV) recently caught up with constitutional law expert, Professor Lovemore Madhuku (LM) on the recent confusion around Zimbabwe’s constitutional amendments by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration. Following are excerpts of the interview. AV: Recently you addressed the media on matters concerning the constitution. What prompted you …

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Zimbabwe: MDC Dismisses ZEC Claims of No New Voters in Bulawayo

MDC Alliance has dismissed claims by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), opposition stronghold Bulawayo province has recorded zero new voters since commencement of the voter registration exercise. The election management body resumed voter registration on April 1 after months of suspension of all electoral activities due to Covid-19. ZEC Bulawayo …

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Zimbabwe: Partisan Politics Should Be Subordinate to Patriotism – Zhou

Outspoken MDC Alliance politician and trade unionist, Takavafira Zhou says partisan politics among citizens should take a step back in place of patriotism which is more developmental. Zhou, who is MDC Alliance spokesperson for Midlands, told journalists in Kwekwe weekend the wedge between his party and Zanu PF continued to …

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Zimbabwe: 21 Years On, Caledonia Residents Beg Govt for Water, Sewer System

By Leopold Munhende Some 30,000 households in Caledonia have been living without access to clean water and sewer for the past 21 years and after various failed attempts to remedy their crisis, they say the situation is now getting out of hand. Originally an informal settlement on the outskirts of …

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Zimbabwe: New Covid-19 Restrictions Take Effect, Get WHO Backing

By Mukudzei Chingwere Intensified lockdown measures coming into force today that bar all social and religious gatherings, while firmly enforcing existing protocols in the business sectors, have been endorsed by the World Health Organisation as a prompt, effective and welcome measure following last week’s noticeable rise in Covid-19 infection rates. …

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Zimbabwe: Lorraine Guyo Lands Role in Netflix Film

By Paidashe Mandivengerei Socialite, Lorraine Guyo has bagged a role in an upcoming Netflix film, ‘The Bad Bishop’. Guyo who rose to fame in 2019 with her viral ‘Ndinyengeiwo’ video has been producing online skits shared on YouTube and her social media pages. In the Netflix film, Guyo will star …

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Zimbabwe: High Court Orders Police Shooting Victim’s Compensation

By Elia Ntali High Court Judge Justice Webster Chinamhora has ordered the Zimbabwe Republic Police to compensate a taxi driver who was shot by cops in Harare in 2018. Matthew Mundwa a cab driver was shot while traveling to Bluffhill in 2018. Mundwa was represented by Tinashe Chinopfukutwa from the …

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Zimbabwe: Zimparks Raises Concern Over Increased Wildlife Attacks

By Precious Manomano Overpopulation of elephants and other surges in wildlife numbers is increasing the chances of human-animal contact and raises the chances that more people will be killed or injured by the animals, warns the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks). Zimparks spokesperson Mr Tinashe Farawo recently said …

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Zimbabwe: Doubt Over Commission’s Ability to Rein in Rogue Army, Police Elements

By James Muonwa Stakeholders have expressed reservations over the effectiveness of the envisaged Zimbabwe Independent Complaints Commission (ZICC) which, upon establishment, is expected to receive and adjudicate on complaints raised by civilians against members of the security services sector. The sector includes the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA), Central Intelligence Organisation …

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Zimbabwe: MDC Alliance Are Terrorists – Mnangagwa

By Moses Matenga President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday branded the MDC Alliance a terrorist organisation that was “pro-violence” and “anti-people”. Mnangagwa’s remarks made at the launch of empowerment programmes for war veterans in Harare invited an immediate response from the MDC Alliance, which accused the Zanu PF leader of preaching hatred. …

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