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MDC Alliance, councillors head for clash over mayoral elections
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MDC Alliance, councillors head for clash over mayoral elections

Newly-appointed Masvingo mayor, Collen Maboke was voted in against party orders after being nominated and seconded by Zanu PF councillors. This prompted protests from MDC Alliance supporters who were gathered outside and threatened to beat some of the city fathers for “selling out”. In Victoria Falls, residents and councillors protested against what they termed imposition...

Chamisa orders elected Mayor to step down
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Chamisa orders elected Mayor to step down

MDC Alliance president Mr Nelson Chamisa has ordered the newly elected Masvingo Mayor Clr Collins Maboke to step down or be recalled over allegations of defying a party directive. Clr Maboke of Ward 2, who is also a practising lawyer, won when he polled seven votes against Ward 4 councillor, Clr Godfrey Kurauone, who bagged...

Con-Court jokes flood social media
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Con-Court jokes flood social media

Harare lawyer Regina Bwanali, who was representing the fifth respondent, Dr Noah Manyika, at the Constitutional Court was at the centre of social media banter after presenting her application to the court. Although the court ruled against her application, her issue had taken over an hour of the proceedings and – with the nation glued...

Nelson Chamisa the man with no political party
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Nelson Chamisa the man with no political party

Embattled MDC-Alliance leader Mr Nelson Chamisa is desperate to be able to discover a political home following it emerged that typically the agreement binding the perimeter coalition allows parties to be able to retain their individual details after the polls. Mister Chamisa voluntarily relinquished typically the leadership of MDC-T, which often he purported to business...

‘Chamisa petition fatally and incurably defective’
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‘Chamisa petition fatally and incurably defective’

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) says MDC-Alliance leader Mr Nelson Chamisa’s petition challenging the July 30 presidential election results which declared President Mnangagwa the winner is “fatally and incurably defective” to nullify the results. Mr Chamisa has approached the Constitutional Court claiming that ZEC engineered the presidential election results in favour of President Mnangagwa. But...

‘Tendai Biti will get fair justice’-Acting PG
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‘Tendai Biti will get fair justice’-Acting PG

Acting Prosecutor-General Mr Kumbirai Hodzi said MDC-Alliance principal Mister Tendai Biti’s rights have been upheld from his arrest to the time of appearing in the courtroom and this observers still in the country were free to attend court in addition to witness the criminal benefits system in your office. Mister Biti was imprisoned last night...

Cote d’Ivoire former First Lady Simone Gbagbo leaves detention after amnesty
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Cote d’Ivoire former First Lady Simone Gbagbo leaves detention after amnesty

ABIDJAN. – Ivory Coast’s former first lady Simone Gbagbo was released from detention yesterday after being granted an amnesty for her part in a short civil war in 2011, according to a Reuters witness. The wife of former President Laurent Gbagbo, whose refusal to accept electoral defeat triggered the war, walked out of Abidjan’s Ecole de Gendarmerie in...

Tense days in DRC as presidential challengers line up
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Tense days in DRC as presidential challengers line up

KINSHASA. – The Democratic Republic of Congo is headed into a crucial week, with President Joseph Kabila set to declare whether he will run again in elections as one key challenger returned home and another was banned. The DRC was thrown into a crisis nearly two years ago when Kabila refused to step down. And...

ED gets congratulatory messages from the world
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ED gets congratulatory messages from the world

The african continent and the developing globe yesterday endorsed President-elect Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa’s victory within the July 30 usa president elections and congratulated your pet for winning the contest. President Mnangagwa got 55, 8 pct of typically the total votes cast, conquering his closest rival Mister Nelson Chamisa who had been major a coalition of...