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Vice President Mohadi Resigns

Vice President Mohadi Resigns

Vice President Kembo Mohadi yesterday resigned to save the image of the Government and allow him space to pursue legal remedies in the wake of allegations on social media that suggested immoral behaviour, claims he has strenuously denied. In tendering his resignation, he maintained his innocence saying he is a victim of “information distortion, voice […]

Peace Commission Investigates Chinese Miner Over Employee Abuses

Peace Commission Investigates Chinese Miner Over Employee Abuses

The National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) is investigating Chinese mining company, Fools Investment Mine in Hope Fountain and other mines owned by the Asian nationals for alleged ill-treatment of their Zimbabwean employees. This is after local civil society groups petitioned the independent commissions to probe the abuses. Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights (MIHR) and […]

23 Percent of Small Businesses Collapse Due to Covid-19 – World Bank

23 Percent of Small Businesses Collapse Due to Covid-19 – World Bank

At least 23% of urban residents who used to work for a wage or to obtain a household business income before the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, were no longer doing so in July 2020 due to the negative effects of the pandemic. According to the World Bank, this figure is 19% in rural areas […]

Prof Moyo Faces Rape Accusations

Prof Moyo Faces Rape Accusations

Former Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo, who left Zimbabwe hurriedly in 2017 and faces arrest on various charges on his return, has been accused by veteran modelling instructor Mrs Sipho Mazibuko of raping her 11 years ago when she was pregnant. In a Facebook post on Friday, Mrs Mazibuko said she made a police report at […]

Zim to Open Up 97 Percent Market For Free Trade Under AfCFTA

Zim to Open Up 97 Percent Market For Free Trade Under AfCFTA

ZIMBABWE is set to open up 97 % of its markets to both imports and exports for goods originating from within the continent under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement AfCFTA. AfCFTA is the brainchild of the African Union and was initiated in 2012 with the objective of establishing a single trading bloc which […]

President Mnangagwa Changes National Dress for Zimbabweans

President Mnangagwa  Changes National Dress for Zimbabweans

President Mnangagwa Saturday launched the national dress at State House in Harare. The project was spearheaded by his wife Auxillia Mnangagwa who the president lauded for leading the “milestone achievement that is crucial to promoting and preserving national identity”. “The fabric plays an important role in the preservation of national values and cultural heritage and […]

Towards a National Gender-Sensitive Land Policy In Zimbabwe

Towards a National Gender-Sensitive Land Policy In Zimbabwe

The importance of a sound land administration system (LAS) cannot be over-emphasized. This article seeks to examine the current state of the land administration system across all land-use categories in Zimbabwe, a general overview of the land administration challenges, with the aim of providing a policy proposition of how the land system can better be […]

Zimbabwe Cabinet Cabinet Approves Law Criminalizing Protests

Zimbabwe Cabinet Cabinet Approves Law Criminalizing Protests

The Zimbabwean cabinet, led by President Emmerson Mnangagwa, has approved tough new laws that will criminalise protests. The proposed amendments to the Criminal Law (Codification Reform) Act will also make it a criminal offence for Zimbabweans to “cooperate with foreign governments” or allege abductions. “The amendments will criminalise the conduct of isolated citizens or groups, […]

Child Marriages Remain A Major Challenge In South African Development Community

Child Marriages Remain A Major Challenge In South African Development Community

There has been a flurry of legal battles to end child marriages in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region over the past few years. Successes have been scored on the legal front at both regional and national levels but equally so there have been some noticeable barriers in the fight against child marriages. In […]

Zimbabwe Divorce Law Spurs Women’s Fight For Property

Zimbabwe Divorce Law Spurs Women’s Fight For Property

When Smangele Tshuma got divorced after five years of marriage, her in-laws forced her out of the home that she had been living in with her husband in southwestern Zimbabwe and took the three donkeys she had bought with money from selling blankets. Like most marriages in the country’s rural areas, Tshuma’s had been a […]

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