Zanu PF purges: military seriously concerned

Zanu PF purges: military seriously concerned

By Daniel Chigundu COMMANDER of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) general Constantine Chiwenga says the military is worried by the current purging in Zanu PF which seems to be targeting people with liberation war history. Zanu PF is currently embroiled in factional fights over succeeding President Robert Mugabe who will turn 94 years in February next year. The succession fight has claimed such cadres as Joice Mujuru, Didymus Mutasa, Rugare Gumbo, Christopher Mutsvangwa and more recently Emerson Mnangagwa. War veterans have also not been spared by the fights which are…

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CDF: why proportional MPs deserve a share

CDF: why proportional MPs deserve a share

By Daniel Chigundu ZIMBABWE’S constitution says there shall be 210 Parliamentary Constituencies in the country which shall be represented by a legislator elected directly through the secret ballot. The constitution also makes provision for the inclusion of 60 women legislators elected through proportional representation (PR) for the duration of the first 10 years (2013 to 2023) of the life of the new supreme law. The 60 women (6 from every Province) are in the National Assembly to help raise issues affecting women and also to help them get the courage…

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