Day: July 28, 2018

NCA challenges electorate to vote for them

The National Constitution Assembly (NCA) says the plight of the people in Kuwadzana East constituency will come to an end if the people vote for them in Monday’s watershed elections. The NCA has promised to address all the challenges that the people of Kuwadzana East are facing when voted into power come Monday the 30th of July. In an interview with the ZBC News on the sidelines of their meeting which had a subdued turnout, NCA parliamentary candidate for Kuwadzana East constituency Chrispen Katsande said he wants to improve and uplift the standards of living for people. “The welfare...

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Zim has started a new journey: ED

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the country has started a new journey and every Zimbabwean has a role to play in building a prosperous country where everyone lives above the poverty datum line. President Mnangagwa made the remarks while addressing representatives of women from various sectors who attended a stakeholder meeting held at a local hotel this Saturday (today). President Mnangagwa’s last engagement with the electorate before polling day was with women of Zimbabwe, and indeed he could not have chosen a better way to end his campaign. When the representatives of the various organisations took to the podium they...

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Chiredzi implored to vote for Zanu PF

Thousands of Zanu PF supporters thronged Gibbo Stadium in Triangle for an election campaign rally which was addressed by the Minister of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement, Retired Air Chief Marshal Perrance Shiri. With less than 48 hours before the people of Zimbabwe exercise their democratic right, a call has been made for the people of Chiredzi to renew their confidence in President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration by voting for him and other Zanu PF candidates on Monday. Standing in for the Vice President Retired General Dr Constantino Chiwenga, Minister Shiri said Chiredzi is one of the largest economic hubs...

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MDC Alliance Byo South candidate round up campaign trail

MDC Alliance candidate for Bulawayo South Engineer Francis Mangwendeza held a roadshow in the constituency today to round up his campaign trail for Monday’s harmonised elections. Engineer Mangwendeza’s convoy rolled through the Bulawayo South constituency as the aspiring legislator made a last minute appeal to the electorate to vote for him on Monday. MDC Alliance Bulawayo provincial chairman Gift Banda conceded that the Alliance partners failed to resolve the issue of fielding two candidates in Bulawayo South constituency. The MDC Alliance has two candidates in Bulawayo South with Mr Banda’s presence at Engineer Mangwendeza’s rally proving to be an endorsement of his candidature by the MDC Alliance local...

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Govt distributes farming inputs under Presidential Scheme

Opposition party supporters from various political parties received inputs under the Presidential Inputs Scheme in Mashonaland Central Province dispelling claims the programme was political. Government has distributed farming inputs under the Presidential Inputs Scheme at Chapoto with opposition party members from MDC, National Patriotic Front and the Zimbabwe Partnership for Prosperity being among the beneficiaries. Minister of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement, Retired Chief Air Marshall Perrance Shiri said the inputs are free for all Zimbabweans although he discouraged people from wearing party regalia. “The President is saying the inputs are free you don’t pay anything, inputs are not...

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Mutasa South earmarked for horticulture projects

Mutasa South Zanu PF candidate, Misheck Mugadza says he wants to turn the constituency into a green belt that supplies horticultural produce locally and abroad once voted into power. Mutasa receives high rainfall and for aspiring legislator Mugadza this must translate into a deliberate thrust to empower the community to embrace market gardening which will improve livelihoods and create jobs. “My vision is of a Mutasa South that is a horticultural hub. To this end I will be setting up a training centre in the constituency. The centre will provide expertise as well as support to farmers who want...

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Zanu PF delivering on its election promises

Zimbabweans have been urged to join the wagon of development by voting Zanu PF which has already started delivering on its election promises in Chipinge even before the national polls. Vice President Retired General Constantino Chiwenga was recently in Chipinge where he promised the electorate in Chibuwe that the Zanu PF government will complete Tanganda-Checheche road and avail computers for local schools.    Just a few hours before elections are held, these promises have been fulfilled. Addressing party supporters during the handover of 40 computers to Rimbi High and Chibuwe Primary Schools at Rimbi, Senator Monica Mutsvangwa said the...

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Makore earns Black Rhinos Queens a draw

A last gasp equaliser by the Mighty Warriors striker Rutendo Makore was enough for Black Rhinos Queens to maintain their unbeaten run after playing out a 1-all draw against Correctional Queens this afternoon. Support Training Ground was lit up by a fiercely contested encounter pitting log leaders Black Rhinos Queens who came face-to-face with Correctional Queens. Despite early dominance by Black Rhinos it was the Correctional Queens that opened the scoring courtesy of Erina Jeke who latched home from a well taken set piece that was aided by a deflection. Desperate to restore parity Black Rhinos Queens then went...

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We are working closely with Mugabe: Chamisa

The MDC Alliance leader Advocate Nelson Chamisa says they are working closely with the former president Robert Mugabe because he was rejected by his own party. Chamisa said he doesn’t care who passes the ball to him and Mugabe has passed the ball to him and he will be the second president of the Republic of Zimbabwe. Addressing thousands of party supporters at the Robert Mugabe Square in the capital this afternoon, Chamisa said journalists working in the state media need re-orientation in the second republic. He also said investors are going to come in droves following reports from...

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Candidate calls for shutdown of Marange diamond fields

Mutare North New Patriotic Front (NPF) National Assembly candidate, Agrippa Masiyakurima Bopela says he wants to ensure that the people in the constituency benefit from the rich mineral resources in the area. Masiyakurima, who is also a businessman, appealed to the people of Mutare North to vote for him so that they benefit from the mineral resources in the area.  “If elected into office I want to make sure that the people of Manicaland benefit from the resources that we have. We need to have the people in the province also enjoy the diamonds as well as the gold that...

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