New Harare Mayor Backs Chamisa, Defys Tshabangu

By Correspondent Newly elected Harare Mayor Lovejoy Chitengu has stuck out his head with a defiant message against controversial CCC Interim Secretary General Sengezo Tshabangu. In his acceptance speech Chitengu expressed his support for Nelson Chamisa and the recalled councilors. “It is a sad moment because Cllr Makone, Cllr Kadzombe and the other recalled councillors […]

Tshabangu Recalls Harare Mayor, Deputy And 8 Others

By Correspondent Alleged Interim Secretary General for CCC Sengezo Tshabangu has continued on his rampage, this time recalling Harare Mayor Ian Makone and 8 other councilors. In a letter addressed to the Minister of Local Government and Public Works Winston Chitando, Tshabangu said the nine councillors are no longer CCC members. “Kindly be advised that […]

Tshabangu Reveals Hidden Hands of Internal Players

By Pekin Mupasiri In the run-up to the 2023 elections what was unique about the opposition was the omni-presence of Nelson Chamisa. He was everywhere, explicitly highlighting the equally unnerving absence of his supposed deputies Tendai Biti and Welshman Ncube. In the euphoria of the supposedly impeding victory against ZANU PF that awkward fact never […]

The One Day Mayor; The Story of Shantiel Chiwara

By Correspondent When she was elected as the new 25 year old Masvingo Mayor Shantiel Chiwara was hailed as a groundbreaking achievement in local politics. She was the youngest Mayor and the first female Mayor for Masvingo. A graduate with a BComm (Hons) Banking, Masters in Strategic Management student and a teller at POSB after […]

Sanctions: Zimbabwe Lies At The Bottom of US To-Do-List

Pieter Ziegler In 2001, the US imposed financial and travel sanctions against 85 people including President Mnangagwa and other ZANU-PF party members. The measures were in response to then President Mugabe government’s crackdown on political opponents. Entities owned by targeted individuals were also sanctioned. In the preceding years various efforts and overtures to have the […]

Chamisa Loses More Control As Tshabangu Flexes Muscles

By Correspondent Nelson Chamisa’s control of CCC continues to deteriorate as shady SG Sengezo Tshabangu continues flexing his muscles. In the latest development, Tshabangu has written to the ZEC stating that only him, Mbuso Siso and Jabulani Ncube are the authorized signatories for CCC. Only the three of them are allowed to sign for candidates […]

Chamisa’s Quandary- How To Disengage And Survive Assisted Suicide

By Pieter Ziegler In the aftermath of renewed recalling of his MPs and Councilors CCC leader Nelson Chamisa has come up with another not-so-brilliant plan straight from the womb that birthed Strategic Ambiguity. The disengagement plan, in practice, is a politically carotid-shredding act where an already under siege opposition decides to assist the authoritarian Gvt […]

Fake Recalls of MPs and Councilors Rock CCC

By Correspondent The Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) has accused ZANU PF of instigating the creation of fake recall letters targeting 17 Councilors and 15 MPs. The letters were written and signed by one Sengezo Tshabangu, who claims to be the interim Secretary General for CCC. Tshabangu purports to be recalling Councilors councillors who include […]

CCC Bindura Mayor Arrested Over 6K Fraud

By Correspondent Bindura Mayor Jacob Gwatura has been arrested over a suspected case of fraud involving over US$6000. He was arrested together with his alleged accomplice in the matter Jonathan Kapasi (49). In a statement, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) said the crime was committed in January 2021. “The ZRP confirms the arrest of Bindura […]

This Has Been A Week of Oaths. What Is An Oath?

By Correspondent Beginning with President Mnangagwa at the National Sports Stadium various politicians have taken oaths this week. From Councilors in Bulawayo, Ruwa, Harare to legislators all have been taking oaths. What is an oath after all? An oath is a public pledge that the politician understands the requirements of the position. In it he […]