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Christopher Chingosho

Fresh storm brews in Zanu PF Manicaland

A FRESH storm is brewing in Zanu PF Manicaland province, where female party members have pleaded with First Lady Grace Mugabe to intervene and stop the national women’s league’s administration secretary, Letina Undenge, from interfering with provincial structures.

People queue to vote at Support Unit.

Chaos rocks BVR test accreditation

CHAOS yesterday rocked the accreditation of political parties seeking to be part of the site validation test of the biometric voter registration (BVR) process that is scheduled to start today at the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec).

1-Zanu Pf suppotres holding placads at a protest demanding the expulsion of political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere in Bundura yesterday Pic Shepherd Tozvireva

Mash East, West endorse Kasukuwere ouster

Zanu PF Mashonaland West and Mashonaland East provinces yesterday joined the bandwagon of those endorsing the call to remove under-fire national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere from his party and government positions.

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Opposition youths threaten protests

YOUTHS from various opposition parties yesterday vowed to take to the streets soon to register their displeasure at the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) for allegedly frustrating the implementation of electoral reforms.

A woman enters a polling station at Tafara 2 High school.

Only 14% of youths on voters’ roll

ZIMBABWE’S electoral democracy is in danger, as most youths are excluded from elections either through disenfranchisement or failure to contest for public office despite being the majority population, the Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) has said.

Members of the Presidential Guard carry a staircase for President Robert Mugabe to use as he got into a military truck to inspect the guard of honour at the Independence Day celebrations in Harare yesterday. Inset: Mugabe gets into the waiting military truck.

Mugabe skirts sticky issues

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday appeared completely detached from the reality on the ground when he painted a rosy picture of the otherwise comatose economy, saying the government’s ZimAsset policy had yielded success stories since its launch in 2013.

A protester holds a placard calling for the expulsion of Zanu PF political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere during a demonstration in Bindura

Zanu PF youths dump Kasukuwere

THE Zanu PF youth league has withdrawn its support for beleaguered national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere, joining the ruling party’s six provincial executives that have already endorsed the decision to kick him out on allegations of plotting to overthrow President Robert Mugabe.

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