MDC To Have Peaceful & Radical Engagement With ‘Illegitimate Govt’ – Chamisa

MDC To Have Peaceful & Radical Engagement With ‘Illegitimate Govt’ – Chamisa 1

MDC president Nelson Chamisa on Thursday said that his party is going to engage in demonstrations to have a change of leadership in the country. Chamisa said the MDC would invite trade unions, churches, and like-minded parties to come together to build political pressure using peaceful citizen action. He made the remarks while launching the MDC’s new policy document, RELOAD, in Harare. Said Chamisa: The world over, illegitimate governments are always fought. What makes people fight illegitimate governments is because they don’t derive their authority from the constitution and from…

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3 Men Arrested In Chi-town For Impersonating Police Officers

3 Men Arrested In Chi-town For Impersonating Police Officers 3

Police in Chitungwiza on Tuesday arrested three men for impersonating police officers. The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) said in a statement: Three men have been arrested for impersonating police officers in Chitungwiza. On 5/7/19 the 3 accused persons arrested and confiscated 35 litres of petrol from the complainant on the pretext that he was selling fuel on the black market. Complainant demanded to see their police identity cards but they refused to produce them. On 9/7/19 the accused persons returned to the same service station where they were positively identified…

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Bulawayo’s Water Crisis To Last Another 2 Weeks

Bulawayo’s Water Crisis To Last Another 2 Weeks 5

Bulawayo residents will be without water for the next two weeks as the refurbishment of the city’s water infrastructure is now 80 per complete. This was revealed by the local authority’s Town Clerk, Christopher Dube, who was speaking on the sidelines of a water crisis committee meeting held at the Small City Hall on Thursday. Said, Dube: The challenge faced by the contractor is that there were some things which they had not initially planned to replace like valves for example, but when they removed them they discovered that these…

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Chamisa vows to lead ‘peaceful and radical’ anti-Mnangagwa street protests

Chamisa vows to lead ‘peaceful and radical’ anti-Mnangagwa street protests 9

HARARE – Nelson Chamisa on Thursday vowed to “lead from the front” in what he described as a “peaceful and radical” face-off with President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government to force him to yield to the MDC’s demands for political dialogue to solve Zimbabwe’s mounting problems. Launching the MDC’s new policy document, RELOAD, in Harare, Chamisa maintained that elections held in July last year had been manipulated, and the MDC would now resort to street protests and diplomatic pressure to bring change. Making reference to the arrest of the party’s deputy chairman…

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MDC demands diaspora vote, biometric voting and disbandment of ZEC

MDC demands diaspora vote, biometric voting and disbandment of ZEC 11

HARARE – The MDC will not go into any future presidential election presided over by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, officials said on Thursday. The party is calling for the disbandment of the elections body, currently chaired by Priscilla Chigumba, a High Court judge. “There will not be an election in this country under those people because they have shown that they’ve a credibility deficit. They’re not honourable as citizens to run a credible election. We’ve to have a proper independent and credible electoral commission. This is not a threat, it’s…

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MDC demands disbandment of ZEC, diaspora vote and biometric voting

MDC demands disbandment of ZEC, diaspora vote and biometric voting 13

HARARE – The MDC will not go into any future presidential election presided over by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, officials said on Thursday. The party is calling for the disbandment of the elections body, currently chaired by Priscilla Chigumba, a High Court judge. “There will not be an election in this country under those people because they have shown that they’ve a credibility deficit. They’re not honourable as citizens to run a credible election. We’ve to have a proper independent and credible electoral commission. This is not a threat, it’s…

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Chamisa refuses to disclose the MDC’s proposed reforms because ZANU-PF will steal them

Chamisa refuses to disclose the MDC’s proposed reforms because ZANU-PF will steal them 15

Movement for Democratic Change leader Nelson Chamisa today said that his party will embark on a comprehensive reform agenda to ensure that democracy prevails in the country but he said that he would not preempt the party’s plan because he was afraid that the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front will start implementing the ideas. He said this at the launch of the party’s reform document to move the country forward called the Road to Economic Recovery, Legitimacy, Openness And Democracy (RELOAD). The document is not yet freely available to the…

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BREAKING: TWITTER DOWN!

BREAKING: TWITTER DOWN! 17

Twitter users have reported that they have problems login into the microblogging site. Twitter has confirmed the issue on their page. They said: [Investigating] We are currently investigating issues people are having accessing Twitter. We will keep you updated on whats happening. This is what this publication saw after trying to login. Source: https://news.pindula.co.zw

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Elton Mangoma trial starts, PRAZ chief says he flouted tender procedures

Elton Mangoma trial starts, PRAZ chief says he flouted tender procedures 19

HARARE – The trial of former energy minister Elton Mangoma got underway in Harare on Thursday with a state witness accusing him of bypassing procedures in a US$3 million tender. Mangoma, who joined the government when the MDC went into a coalition government with Zanu PF in 2009, is facing charges of criminal abuse of office. Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (PRAZ) CEO Nyasha Chizu said Mangoma awarded Techpro Private Limited of South Korea a 2011 tender for the supply of switch gears for state power utility, ZESA, without going…

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