Daniel Shumba shreds The Construction Act

Leader of the United Democratic Alliance Dr. Daniel Shumba has teared the The Reconstruction of State Indebted and Companies Act calling it a repressive Act that needs to be repealed. In an interview obtained by The 1873 TV Dr. Shumba says, “Some laws must be totally repealed. You are aware that Mutumwa Mawere was robbed of Shabanie Mashaba Mines by people who simply put the…

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Priscilla Chigumba faces probe

Priscilla Chigumba

ZIMBABWE Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba might soon be brought before a tribunal to face allegations of dishonesty, misconduct and incompetence following a petition sent to the Judicial Service Commission by a Kwekwe-based political activist. Nkosilathi Emmanuel Moyo, a prominent Kwekwe based activist, delivered his petition to Chief Justice Luke Malaba’s office on July 17 and the secretariat…

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Mugabe faces eviction


THREE Mazowe farmers who were evicted from Teviotdale Farm in 2009 to pave way for former President Robert Mugabe Gushungo Holdings have approached the High Court seeking a reverse deal. By Newsday In their application they cited Mugabe, his wife Grace, Gushungo Holdings, Police Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga, Lands and Home Affairs ministers Perrance Shiri and Obert Mpofu respectively and Chief…

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Hellen Zille wins Twitter case against Mkhwebane

Helen Zille

An urgent interdict puts paid to directives that many legal experts dismissed as evidence that the public protector does not understand her job.Western Cape premier Helen Zille has obtained an urgent interdict suspending Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s directive that the Speaker of the Western Cape legislature must “take appropriate action” to hold her accountable for her controversial tweets about colonialism.…

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Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile has his day in court

Bonginkosi Khanyile

t was a day of high drama in the Regional Court where Durban University of Technology (DUT) and Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile started his three-day trial on Tuesday. Earlier in the day‚ Bonginkosi Khanyile case got off to a rocky start when his legal aid lawyer‚ Avinash Bissessor‚ announced he was withdrawing his services and Khanyile earned the…

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Obama warns against new threats to democracy


Former US president Barack Obama says there has been a reversal of the gains of freedom and democracy that swept the globe at the time former president Nelson Mandela was freed from prison and the Berlin Wall came crashing down. Delivering the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg‚ Obama said the democratic and economic gains that…

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Mujuru party exposes Zanu PF- ZEC rigging mechanism


Revolutionary greetings comrades. We are 13 days away from the general elections. What is painfully disappointing is the fact that the voters roll is littered with ghost names and unadulterated duplication of ID numbers. This act has seen Zanu PF easily win, even the hotly elections. It further talks to their rigging mechanism. With such worrying irregularities on the voters…

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Priscilla Chigumba is arrogant: Chamisa

Priscilla chigumba

MDC Alliance presidential candidate, Nelson Chamisa has fired a broadside at the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chair Priscilla Chigumba describing her as “arrogant” for allegedly standing in the way of electoral reforms being demanded by his party. “Priscilla Chigumba is very arrogant,” Chamisa said at a media briefing in Harare Tuesday afternoon. The MDC Alliance has in the recent past…

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