Mon. Jun 17th, 2024

OPINION

  • NEW DAWN IN ZIMBABWEAN POLITICS: PROMISE MKHWANANZI TAKES THE HELM OF CCC

    In a bold and unexpected move, Promise Mkhwananzi, the outspoken opposition Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) spokesman and loyalist to former party leader Nelson Chamisa, has declared himself the new leader of the party. Mkhwananzi, a former leader of the Tajamuka activist group, is set to initiate a series of political activities aimed at resolving…

  • ZANU PF TEETERS ON THE BRINK OF TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY AHEAD OF CRUCIAL BY-ELECTIONS

    As Zimbabwe inches closer to its pivotal by-elections on February 3rd, the political landscape is gripped by a tangible sense of anticipation and uncertainty. The ruling party, Zanu PF, stands just two seats shy of securing a coveted two-thirds majority in Parliament – a goal that has eluded them since the controversial general elections of…

  • ZIMBABWEAN POLICE HALT SOLIDARITY MARCH FOR JAILED OPPOSITION ACTIVIST

    In a striking display of colonial-style authoritarian tactics, Zimbabwean police authorities have obstructed a solidarity march planned in Lupane, Matabeleland North province, to support detained opposition political activist Job Sikhala. Scheduled for tomorrow, the march was aimed at demonstrating unity with Sikhala, who has been imprisoned for over 600 days on charges of inciting public…

  • CATCHING DEMOCRACY’S SHADOW: ZIMBABWE’S QUEST FOR TRANSPARENCY TAKES AN UNEXPECTED TURN

    A surprising twist in Zimbabwe’s pursuit of democratic transparency has sent shockwaves through the nation. The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has apprehended members of a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) that had established data centres to process recent election results. What makes this development perplexing is that the arrests took place despite a direct recommendation from…

  • ZIMBABWE’S DEMOCRACY UNDER SIEGE: PARTISAN JUDICIALISATION THREATENS FUTURE

    In a Troubling Twist, Zimbabwe’s Democratic Foundation Shaken by Judicial Manipulation Zimbabwe, a nation with a history of political turmoil, is once again facing a critical juncture as its upcoming general elections on August 23 take an alarming turn. The disqualification of 12 opposition parliamentary candidates in Bulawayo and independent presidential hopeful Saviour Kasukuwere has…

  • CATCHING THE SHADOWS: ZIMBABWE’S ELECTORAL COMMISSION UNDER SCRUTINY

    A recent bombshell revelation is shaking up Zimbabwe’s political realm, as a comprehensive examination of the nation’s electoral system sparks intense debates about the competence of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) in ensuring unbiased and transparent elections. This in-depth analysis has unveiled grave concerns regarding the ZEC’s capacity to conduct fair polls, casting doubts on…