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December 29, 2018 5:11 PM Bvondo won’t seek re-election

MDC youth assembly chairperson Happymore “Bvondo” Chidziva said he will not seek re-election at the opposition party’s congress next year adding that he wants to pass the baton to the next generation. As the vibrant opposition leader celebrated his 38th birthday, Bvondo pointed out how dedicated he has been as a leader from the onset and said he will continue 84

December 16, 2018 5:14 PM Chiyangwa voted out as ZIFA boss

Felton Kamambo was elected the new Zimbabwe FA president on Sunday, beating Cosafa boss Phillip Chiyangwa at an elective congress in Harare. Chiyangwa polled 24 votes while Kamambo garnered 35 which were however insufficient for a two-thirds majority required for a winner to be declared. Facing a runoff, Chiyangwa withdrew his candidature, leaving Kamambo 72

October 24, 2018 9:15 PM Hip Hop Pantsula: South African rapper Jabulani ‘HHP’ Tsambo dies aged 38

South African rapper Jabulani Tsambo, popularly known as HHP (Hip Hop Pantsula), has died. His wife, who doubles as his publicist, has confirmed the news to local media. The award-winning artist, 38, is seen as the man who made South African hip hop popular, singing in indigenous languages, at a time when most local artists were imitating American-style 37

July 15, 2018 3:47 PM MDC Alliance invokes Sithole’s name in Chipinge

HARARE – MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa is invoking the legend of Ndabaningi Sithole, the late Zanu Ndonga leader and religious leader from the United Methodist Church, to win the Chipinge vote. From recalling with nostalgia his visit to Sithole’s home with his late mentor Morgan Tsvangirai, to pledging to review the hero status of the late nationalist 60

July 10, 2018 1:13 PM New Nigeria opposition alliance aims to defeat Buhari

Nigeria’s main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has formed an alliance with dozens of other parties in a bid to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s election. The coalition, including a faction of the governing party, plans to field a single candidate. Mr Buhari, whose first term has been blighted by ill health, says he will run in 2019. A similar 65

April 22, 2018 9:35 AM Khupe congress a fraud – Hwende

The purported MDC-T congress held by expelled former MDC Vice President Thokozani Khupe has demonstrated that whilst Khupe talks about constitutionalism daily she was willing to violate every clause in the MDC-T Constitution in a futile attempt to install herself as a party President. The so called Congress was not properly convened as provided for and the National 65

March 22, 2018 12:31 AM Disband ZEC, let UN run elections: ZCTU

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has called on the government to disband the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) and allow the United Nations to supervise general elections due in July this year. ZCTU secretary general Japhet Moto told that the trip to Russia by the ZEC chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba in the company 59

March 13, 2018 9:08 AM Nigerian senator ‘busts open’ $37,500 expenses payments

A Nigerian politician has revealed that senators receive 13.5m naira [£27,000, $37,500] every month to use on expenses of their own choice. Shehu Sani, a senator for the governing All Progressives Congress [APC] party, said there is little accountability about how the money is spent. He has called for the payments to be scrapped, saying they are a key reason 70

March 7, 2018 10:59 AM Hwange demo: Union backs company

THE Associated Mine Workers Union of Zimbabwe has backed the employer in the ongoing salary impasse between spouses of Hwange Colliery Company (HCC) workers’ spouses and company management. Union president Edmund Ruzive recently wrote to the company managing director dissociating his organisation from the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) which 98

March 5, 2018 1:29 PM Mnangagwa welcomes Chamisa challenge

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has welcomed opposition MDC-T leader Nelson Chamisa's appointment as MDC Alliance candidate in elections expected later this year. In a social media post Sunday, the ruling Zanu PF party leader said he was looking forward to a peaceful election campaign. "I would like to congratulate Nelson Chamisa as he takes over the leadership 71