Residents Push For “Anti-Mwonzora” Law

By Correspondent Harare residents are agitating to be involved in the recalling of Councilors. In an open letter congratulating the new Minister of Local Government Winston Chitando residents said the matter has been pending for long. “Some of our long-standing concerns as Resident Associations that we ask the Minister to consider in his term of […]

Mwonzora Goes After CCC Candidates

By Correspondent MDC-T leader Douglas Mwonzora has warned party members from participating in activities of other parties lest they face expulsion. However, the letter appears to be a direct warning for many who have been participating in the recent CCC candidate selection process. Failure to observe this will result in expulsion. The letter by the […]

Mwonzora’s Last Wish Is That Death Be Slow. He Won’t Get It!

By Correspondent The MDC-T is currently caught in a time warp where it is watching itself helplessly crawling towards the grave. It is a bystander in its own demise. A guilty spectator. The powerful opposition formerly commandeered by the inimitable Morgan Tsvangirai is on its last knees. It’s now a wheezing relic, expiring on Judas […]

MDC-T Councilor Skips Back To Chamisa

By Correspondent Norton Town Council Vice Chairperson Reign Mtatabikwa has shifted bases and rejoined Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) as elections beckon. The Vice Chairperson was never recalled by the MDC-T making many assume that he was part of the party. However, with less than 5 months before elections he had begun identifying with CCC. […]

Kadoma Mayor, 3 Clrs, Booted Out By MDC-T

By Correspondent Fresh from recalling three Norton Councilors MDC-T leader Douglas Mwonzora has recalled the Kadoma Mayor and three other councilors. A letter circulated by the Minister of Local Government and Public Works showed that Mwonzora has recalled Mayor Action Nyamukondiwa. The other three recalled Councilors are Cllrs Edson Muzira, Nigel Ruzario and Michael Mvura. […]

CCC MP Apologises Over Councilor’s ‘Looting Spree’

Own Correspondent Marondera Central legislator Caston Matewu has apologised to residents following Ward 8 Councillor Mubaiwa Dzvuke’s move to order the rehabilitation of a tarred road that passes through his home as well as grabbing a car park before constructing a shop. Dzvuke was elected in 2018 under the then Nelson Chamisa-led MDC Alliance. However, […]

Once Mafume Was A Sitting Duck, What Has Changed?

Pienet Zouar In May 2022, High Court judge, Justice Joseph Mafusire reinstated Jacob Mafume as the Mayor of Harare after setting aside a letter by the Local Government Minister, July Moyo, suspending him for the fourth time. This followed a successful appeal filed by Mafume through his lawyer, Tonderai Bhatasara. The judge issued an order […]

Mwonzora’s Scorched Earth Policy Attracts Amendments

By Correspondent The massive amount of recalls instigated by MDC-T’s Douglas Mwonzora has spurred residents into calling for amendments to the responsible law to reduce the power of political parties. Residents associations under the banner of Residents’ Association Coalition for Electoral Reforms (RACER) delivered a petition to Parliament laying out their wishes. Among various demands, […]