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Hindu temples reopening in Harare with protocols

Two Hindu temples in Harare (Zimbabwe), run by The Hindoo Society Harare (HSH), which have been closed for few months due to COVID-19, are opening again on September 26 with various protocols.  Temperature of each person entering the premises of the Hindoo Society will be taken and hands will be sanitized at the entrance. Individuals […]

Constitutionalism Can Heal Community Feuds With Mining Investors

Government’s apparent reluctance to uphold communities’ constitutional rights around extractive sector investments by ingraining them in mining legislation is breeding hostility between mining companies and locals, 263 Chat can report. The Mines and Minerals Act is in its current form a colonial instrument to plunder resources with no regard for the rights and wellbeing of […]

Mnangagwa Skirts Zim Crisis Question

President Emmerson Mnangagwa last night avoided the political crisis narrative that gathered momentum recently choosing to attribute what he said is a humanitarian crisis to economic sanctions, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic. Addressing the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly last night, Mnangagwa skirted the political and human rights question that gained […]

Stanbic’s Exclusive Wine Tasting Festival Suffers Covid-19 Impact

HARARE – 24 SEPTEMBER 2020 Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe’s annual Wine, Gin & Craft Beer Festival has been postponed to next year (2021) owing to the COVID-19 pandemic which has restricted the movement of the event’s key players and stakeholders. The annual wine tasting festival was scheduled to enter its third year after a successful launch […]

We Are Not Frustrating Muchehiwa’s Bid For Justice: Impala

Impala Car Rental has denied reports that it is delaying and frustrating the process of releasing information of the person who hired their vehicle used in the abduction of a Bulawayo student Tawanda Muchehiwa. Addressing the media, on Thursday, Impala Car Rental representative, Jivas Mudimu said the documents relating to the identity of their client […]

We Stand By Our Initial Statement, Says ANC On Zim Crisis

African National Congress (ANC) International Relations Committee chairperson, Lindiwe Zulu has cautiously reiterated that the South African ruling party stands by its statement that there is a crisis in Zimbabwe. Two weeks ago an ANC delegation visited the country on a fact finding mission on the obtaining situation in Zimbabwe. Upon return to South Africa, […]

Don’t Engage In Prostitution, First Lady Tells Seke Girls

The First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has discouraged young women and girls from engaging in prostitution and abortion saying it has long lasting effects on their health. The First Lady, who is also the country’s health ambassador made the remarks yesterday while addressing young women in Seke. “I want to urge you all to be responsible […]

I Will Never Rejoin ‘Militarised’ ZANU PF, Zhuwao Vows

Self exiled former public service minister and late President Robert Mugabe’s nephew Patrick Zhuwao has vowed never to rejoin the ruling ZANU-PF accusing it of dancing to the military tune. Zhuwao made the remarks in an open letter addressed to South Africa’s African National Congress (ANC) Secretary-General Ace Magashule. “I write to categorically state and […]

ZELA, ZHRC Push For Business And Human Rights National Action Plan 

MUTARE– Civic players are inching government towards adopting international principles which guide responsible investments and ensure the protection of human rights, through an independent commission. Through the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) a process of adopting and domesticating the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, by setting a National Action Plan is […]

Elections, The Electorate And Political Parties: Who Stands Where?

Recent political developments in Zimbabwe have triggered debate  on whether elections are indeed  about the electorate or are more  about the person being voted for, their  party affiliation and the seat they are running for? In an election who matters most, the voter, the candidate, the seat or the political party? In Zimbabwe, the legislative […]