Monthly Archives: July 2013

All set for Streak consultancy launch

Southern Eye By Vitalis Noyo 31 July 2013 IT’S all systems go tonight for the launch of the Heath Streak Consultancy and Sports Development initiative spearheaded by the former Zimbabwe national cricket team captain and bowling coach. The launch had been slated for today but has been moved to tomorrow due to the national harmonised […]

Matabeleland’s battle ground constituences

Southern Eye By Nduduzo Tshuma 31 July 2013 ZIMBABWE holds elections today and Southern Eye looks at some of the constituencies whose outcomes are likely to be closely followed. Makokoba The Makokoba seat attracts a lot of interest, as MDC-T Bulawayo provincial chairperson Gorden Moyo, who inherited the constituency from party deputy president, Thokozani Khupe, […]

Zimbabwe’s elections explained

Mail & Guardian By Ray Ndlovu 30 July 2013 With Zimbabwe’s national election taking place on July 31, we take a look at some of the pertinent questions and key players involved. On Wednesday, Zimbabwe will hold national elections to elect a new government. President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai will face off […]

Ncube’s journey to State House

News Day By Kurauone Chihwayi 30 July 2013 THE recent MDC campaign launch in Chikomba marked the beginning of the journey to Zimbabwe’s State House by the party’s president Professor Welshman Ncube. That also marked the beginning of the fierce hunt for State House keys by Team Zimbabwe headed by Ncube. The MDC has proven […]

Rigging is the only way for Mugabe win: Coltart

Southern Eye By Pamela Mhlanga 30 July 2013 MDC Bulawayo East candidate David Coltart has said the large turnouts at President Robert Mugabe’s rallies in Matabeleland and Bulawayo were not an indication that Zanu PF would gain votes from those regions. In a statement on Sunday, Coltart said the only way Mugabe and Zanu PF […]

Welshman Ncube defies odds, paints Bulawayo green

Bulawayo 24 By Bulawayo 24 Reporter 30 July 2013 THE MDC led by Welshman Ncube on Sunday confounded critics by packing thousands of people into Stanley Square in Makokoba, Bulawayo, quashing suggestions that it was too small to make an impact in tomorrow’s elections. The party turned Bulawayo green, as it held its star rally, […]

Polling Stations for Ward 5

Below is a list of polling stations for Ward 5, Bulawayo Central. 1. Bagcwele Shopping Centre 2. Bradfield Shopping Centre 3. Bulawayo Polytechnic Main Campus 4. Coghlan Primary School 5. Gifford High School, Girls College 6. Hamilton High School 7. Henry Low Primary School 8. Hillside Scout Hall 9. Hornung Park 10. Ingutsheni Hospital 11. […]

ZEC under fire over voters’ roll

Southern Eye By Blondie Ndebele 29 July 2013 ZIMBABWE Election Commission (ZEC) is under fire over its failure to release the voters’ roll prior the 2013 harmonised elections slated for Wednesday. In a statement, MDC secretary for legal affairs David Coltart said the electoral body was violating the new Constitution, which states that a voters’ […]

Zimbabwe’s Elections Already Rigged by ZEC Illegal Corrupt Operations

ZimEye By Ephat Sam Dangarembga 29 July 2013 Zimbabwe’s national elections have already been rigged before the first ballot is cast, and members of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission should be arrested for breaching clear legislation, analysts have charged. “ZEC should be arrested for wilfully breaching the Electoral Act and in such a clearly nonsensical way […]

BEAM to be overhauled

Sunday News By Nobuhle Nyoni 28 July 2013 GOVERNMENT has called for the overhaul of the Basic Education Assistance Module (BEAM) as it has failed to reach out to all children who are in need of an education. The Minister of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture Senator David Coltart said there was in excess of […]