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December 30, 2018 8:01 PM Human rights bodies underfunded

The country’s human rights infrastructure remains weak due to underfunding and the half-hearted operationalisation of independent commissions in Zimbabwe. Promulgated in 2013, the new Constitution gave birth to a number of commissions under Chapter 12, among them the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission, the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission and the Gender 24

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 30

December 20, 2018 3:32 AM Full Text: 2018 harmonized election REPORT by Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) monitored and assessed the 2018 harmonized elections held on the 30th of July 2018. The primary objective was to ensure that the elections were conducted freely and fairly in accordance with national legal frameworks, and regional and international instruments that advance the observance and respect for human 21

December 18, 2018 9:22 AM I want to concentrate on MP post: Chiyangwa

Losing Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa claims the reason he withdrew from a re-run with new Zifa boss Felton Kamambo in Sunday’s elections is because he wants to invest his time as a Member of Parliament. Chiyangwa conceded defeat just before the re-run after the two had failed to garner two thirds of the votes. Chiyangwa, who is president of Cosafa 17

December 15, 2018 2:29 PM Minister slams fake Facebook account impostor

Industry and Commerce Minister Nqobizitha Ndlovu yesterday denounced an impostor who opened a Facebook account using his name, attracting over 400 friends. Minister Ndlovu who is in Egypt on Government business exposed the fake Facebook account under the name “Mangaliso Ndlovu” through his original Facebook account Nqobizitha Mangaliso Ndlovu. “It is unfortunate 14

December 11, 2018 5:55 AM Nigeria politician claims rivals ‘froze his bank account’

An opposition candidate in Nigeria’s upcoming elections has accused the government of freezing his bank account, claims that anti-corruption bodies deny. Peter Obi, the vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), alleged over the weekend that all transactions on personal and business accounts belonging him, his wife and family 20

November 25, 2018 4:00 PM Inquiry rejects Chamisa demands

The Commission of Inquiry probing the politically-motivated violence of August 1 has turned down a request by opposition leader Nelson Chamisa to cross-examine witnesses who testified against him. Chamisa wrote to the commission last week asking for an opportunity to question witnesses who blamed him for the violence that resulted in the loss of six lives 33

October 31, 2018 5:12 AM Bere elected president of the Sadc Administrative Tribunal

Former Bulawayo High Court senior judge, Justice Francis Bere has been elected president of the Sadc Administrative Tribunal (SADCAT) during the court’s elections held in Gaborone, Botswana on Monday. Justice Bere, who was recently elevated to the Supreme Court, joined the seven-member bench of the SADCAT last year in April. His appointment to the SADCAT 22

October 22, 2018 11:10 AM Nnamdi Kanu: Nigerian separatist leader resurfaces in Israel

Missing Nigerian separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu has resurfaced in Israel more than a year after soldiers stormed his home. “I’m in Israel,” Mr Kanu said on Sunday in a broadcast on his outlawed pirate radio station – Radio Biafra. A video of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (Ipob) leader praying at the Western Wall in Jerusalem has also been shared online 28

October 19, 2018 1:13 AM Murehwa North MP Garwe jailed 2 months

Murehwa North legislator Daniel Garwe’s disregard for court orders earned him a wholly suspended two months imprisonment for resisting an order stopping him from stripping two farms in Harare and Mvuma, pending divorce at the higher court. His estranged wife Ms Miriam Garwe had obtained a court order in June this year, stopping the legislator from taking 28