Battle lines drawn …as ED sets election dates

Battle lines drawn …as ED sets election dates

General Election Proclaimed Today, the 30th May 2018, President Mnangagwa gazetted a proclamation setting the dates for the forthcoming general election.  The proclamation can be accessed on the Veritas website (www.veritaszim.net) In Proclamation 2 of 2018 (SI 83 of 2018), the President fixed the following dates:   Nomination day: Thursday 14th June 2018, for all elections (presidential, parliamentary and local authority elections) This is the day on which nominations of candidates for election are processed by nomination courts presided over by nominations officers appointed by ZEC. The places where the…

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Chamisa assume Khupe’s role in Parliament

Chamisa assume Khupe’s role in Parliament

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T president Nelson Chamisa is now leader of the opposition in Parliament taking over from Honourable Thokozani Khupe who was recalled a few months ago. Khupe had been the leader of the opposition in the House since her elevation to the party presidency around 2005 up to recently. Reading out the announcement in the National Assembly, Speaker Jacob Mudenda said he had been informed of the new development by the Parliamentary Committee on Standing Rules and Orders. “I would like to inform this house that at its meeting…

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