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Media: Partner Or Foe In Zim Fight Against COVID-19?

Against the backdrop of the devastating coronavirus which has claimed millions of lives and still counting, media has done little as part of the frontline soldiers in combating the diseases through dissemination of accurate information and awareness. By Shelton Muchena Questions would be asked whether the fourth estate is playing its part or is now […]

Digital Systems, The Key Solution to Ending Spread Of Covid-19

Since its onset in December 2019, Covid-19 has affected all aspects of human life across the world. Be it schooling or work, it is no longer business as usual. By Shelton Muchena The fact that Covid-19 is a social disease, with social interaction as its primary means of spread, has brought emphasis on the need […]

Davido’s Priceless Lesson For Jah Prayzah

A video clip circulating on social media of Nigerian superstar David “Davido” Adeleke in solidarity with #EndSARS, a social movement in Nigeria calling for an end to police brutality, best explains why most Zimbabweans are still bitter over Jah Prayzah’s silence during a similar campaign back home dubbed #ZimbabweanLivesMatter. In a snippet, about 30 seconds […]

ANALYSIS: Investment Opportunities in Zimbabwe post COVID-19 

By Victor Bhoroma| Despite the current economic headwinds and COVID-19 induced business downturn, Zimbabwe has one of the best untapped investment opportunities in the whole of Africa. As they say, the best strategy to ride an elephant is to mount whilst it is lying down and rise with it. Investing in Zimbabwe requires a long […]

Legal Opinion on Vacancies among Party – List Members of Parliament

The ERC proffers this legal opinion which identifies legal risks and issues that electoral stakeholders should address as part of the ongoing recalls of members of the National Assembly and the Senate. From the perspective of an electoral stakeholder, this legal opinion, or more specifically the engagement around the content of the legal opinion, is […]

Halt Coal Related Investments, Focus On Renewable Energy: Local NGO

The Centre for Natural Resource Governance urges government to focus on renewable energy and halt coal related investments, as reliance on fossil fuels creates negative social and environmental impacts in the long run. In a damning report ‘Coal Investments in Zimbabwe: A misplaced priority’ CNRG said decisions to finance coal investments are not only undemocratic […]

OPINION: Open Letter To President E.D. Mnangagwa

Dear President E.D. Mnangagwa, Alarmed by the unprecedented challenges to democracy, human rights and governance created by the pandemic, the Election Resource Centre (ERC) nurtured the idea for this open letter. The aim is to stimulate a national dialogue around key principles safeguarding elections and democracy on the 2-year anniversary of the 2018 Harmonised Elections. […]

OPINION: ‘They Are Breaking into My House: Alert the World’

Yesterday, I was shocked but not surprised when I watched online as award-winning journalist, Hopewell Rugoho-Chin’ono, was “abducted” by police and security agents.  True to his journalistic nature, Hopewell was livestreaming the events at his house shortly before he was taken away. By Dr. Leon Hartwell Hopewell desperately tweeted: “Police and State agents are harassing […]