THE MDC led by Welshman Ncube has suspended its Pumula district chairperson and the organising secretary, and also dissolved party structures in the district for allegedly sabotaging the party’s campaigns ahead of the July 31 elections. [Read more...]Tweet
THE long wait is over for Parliament which resumes sitting today with a totally different composition, as Zanu-PF takes its place as the dominant party in both Houses. That Zanu-PF is in control of the debate in Parliament is a good development for the country which has been itching for constructive engagement for a long time. [Read more...]Tweet
ZANU-PF reaffirmed its dominance over MDC-T in council run-off elections in Manicaland, Matabeleland North and Mashonaland West provinces to consolidate its supremacy in local government countrywide.The victory, which analysts likened to a snap survey of grassroots support, pushed Zanu-PF’s haul of council wards to 1 496, up from the 1 493 wards the party won on July 31 where MDC-T managed a paltry 442. [Read more...]Tweet
ALL is set for the swearing-in of Members of the Eighth Parliament today after they successfully went through an orientation programme at Parliament Building yesterday.The swearing-in ceremony would immediately be followed by the election of the Speaker of the National Assembly and a deputy and Senate president and the deputy. [Read more...]Tweet
PLANS by the MDC-T to “disengage” from national institutions such as Parliament in protest against the alleged rigging of the July 31 elections may prove costly and leave the party weaker, analysts have warned.
BY PATRICE MAKOVA