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ZLHR: High Court ends two months detention of Mamombe and Chimbiri

High Court Judge Justice Tawanda Chitapi on Wednesday 5 May 2021 ended the two-month detention of Harare West constituency legislator Joana Mamombe and opposition MDC-Alliance party youth leader Cecilia Chimbiri by granting them RTGS$20 000 bail. Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human…

Freedom of testation: Marriage or concubinage?

The issue of one spouse disinheriting the other also came up this week with a landmark decision of the Supreme Court ruling that parties to a marriage are free to disinherit each other. ¬ is ties in very well with…

Selective application of the law now an everyday thing

On Friday afternoon there was drama along Bessemer Road in Graniteside, Harare. Harare City Council officials came to raid vendors who line up the road to sell an assortment of goods from plastic dishes, buckets, throw-overs to underwear. Most of…

Who are the sellouts Mr President?

This year marks two decades after the formation of the country’s main opposition party MDC which has the potential to change the fortunes of the nation, but has been shut out by the ruling Zanu PF party.

Citizen voices mount pressure on cornered Mnangagwa

A statement issued by Citizens Manifesto at a press conference held at Media Centre in Harare on Tuesday notes with a deplorable feeling that citizens of Zimbabwe‘s poverty and vulnerability has highly increased.

Zec must create ground for credible elections under COVID-19

THE Election Resource Centre (ERC) welcomes Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec)’s decision to acknowledge the role played by stakeholders in election processes and the call on stakeholders to make submissions on the draft Zec COVID-19 policy.

ZACC too weak to prosecute big guns: Mahere

MDC Alliance spokesperson, Fadzai Mahere has castigated weak investigations being conducted by Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) in the alleged Covidgate scandal roping in top health officials and son to President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Women carrying the burden of the crumbling economy

A year ago, Tsitsi had her hands full, working 12 hour days as a waitress in a restaurant in town and raising five children in an impoverished settlement in Epworth, until in June when her boss told her that he…

Sex workers offer Sunday, Monday discounts as the economy crumbles

Prostitution is regarded as the oldest profession since time immemorial. The current economic crisis has not spared the profession as sex workers are feeling the pinch. Regardless of the cash crisis, the industry has responded with an economic stimulus package…


Belling Zimbabwe’s Electoral-Ideological Cat

By Takura Zhangazha* It will take a while yet for the national after effect of the 2018 harmonised election to wear off.  Praise singers of Emerson Mnangagwa will continue justifying his eventual victory while those of the opposition will continue to…