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Lovejoy Mutongwiza

Multi-award winning journalist/photojournalist with keen interests in politics, youth, child rights, women and development issues. Follow Lovejoy On Twitter @L_JayMut

‘I’m Zanu-PF’- Mliswa Declares

Independent Norton lawmaker, Temba Mliswa Friday declared that he belongs to the ruling party as his tussle with ZanuPF  Spokesperson Chris Mutsvangwa intensified. The two are embroiled in a war of words over Mliswa’s recent meeting with former Chivi South MP Killer Zivhu and exiled former Cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere in South Africa. In a statement […]

Charamba Silences Gukurahundi Pressure Group

Deputy Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet (Presidential Communications), George Charamba says the erection of Gukurahundi Memorial Plaques at the Bhalangwe mass grave was unlawful. Bhalagwe is the Gukurahundi epicentre where thousands of mostly Ndebele-speaking Zimbabweans were murdered and reportedly thrown into the disused Antelope Mine at the height of the massacres in the […]

New Case System, A Game Changer In Justice Delivery

Chief Justice Luke Malaba has applauded the newly launched Integrated Electronic Case Management System (IECMS) which aims to improve access to the justice system as well as enhancement of efficiency and the rule of law. The system which marks the genesis of a new age in the history of the Judiciary, will not only link […]

Mafume Challenges Fourth Suspension

Suspended Harare Mayor Jacob Mafume has approached the High Court challenging his latest suspension from office by Local Government Minister July Moyo. Mafume who is accused of criminal abuse of office by Moyo was In December suspended when he had just returned to work after the expiry of his third suspension. He argues that the […]

Another Opposition Party Pulls Out Of By-Elections

The Ideas Party of (IPD) has pulled out of the March 26 by-elections citing electoral irregularities and uneven playing ground. The party’s leader, Herbert Chamuka made the declaration on the same day that Professor Lovemore Madhuku who leads the National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) announced that it will not partake in the plebiscites as they are […]

‘Labor Unions Key To A Better Zimbabwe’

Former Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) president, Peter Mutasa says the recent deportation of more than 85 000 Zimbabweans from South Africa was avoidable if the country had strong labour unions. Thousands of Zimbabweans flock into neighbouring South Africa and Botswana in search of jobs and better lives but recently, the former has been […]

Mwonzora Denies Bedding Zanu-PF

MDC-T leader, Douglas Mwonzora has once again dismissed reports that he is working in cahoots with Zanu-PF to dismantle the Nelson Chamisa led opposition outfit. The eyebrows raising meeting came after Mnangagwa proclaimed that by-elections would be held on March 26, 2022. Responding to Professor Jonathan Moyo on his Twitter, Mwonzora “Yesterday I led a […]

Edward Kallon Appointed UN Resident Coordinator In Zimbabwe

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Edward Kallon of Sierra Leone as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Zimbabwe, with the host Government’s approval. He will also serve as Humanitarian Coordinator and take up his post on 6 January. Mr Kallon has devoted more than 30 years of his career to public service, working – […]

Phoenix Publishers Launch Book Awards

Phoenix Publishers has launched book awards for writers with the coronation ceremony slated for 25 November. Faith Chipangura, the founder of Phoenix Publishing said the awards aim to appreciate the role being played by writers in amplifying literature works in Zimbabwe. “These awards aim to appreciate the great work being done by writers which sometimes goes […]

Palestine Castigates Israel’s Detention Of Activists

The embassy of the State of Palestine in Harare has called for the release of Palestinian detainees who are held captive in Israeli detention centres. The Embassy accused Israel of using repressive means to silence Palestinians, including Hisham Abu Hawash, who went on a hunger strike 114 days in protest against the Apartheid style of […]