By-elections: Women voices remain muted

It is important to ask why political parties are not fielding more women for direct election. And what this means for the future of representative politics in Zimbabwe.
By Vanessa Chidanyika Feb. 23, 2024

Women protest over misinformation

Despite being the dominant voting group, women have been reduced to mostly cheerleaders in Zimbabwe’s politics as their number continues to drop in each election.
By Lorraine Muromo Feb. 23, 2024

How Zec bungled a crucial poll

Citizens Coalition for Change leaders told reporters in Harare yesterday that what the country was witnessing was the result of Zec’s poor planning.
By Tinashe Makichi and Freeman Makopa Aug. 25, 2023

Zimbabwean voters deserve respect

Such a stance raises a lot of questions about the commitment of the party’s leadership to change Zimbabwe’s dire circumstances.
By Kholwani Nyathi Aug. 23, 2023

Women stand up to political violence.

There is only one female presidential candidate in this year’s election — Elisabeth Valerio — compared to four in 2018.
By Sharon Buwerimwe and Gracious Daniel Aug. 10, 2023

Intimidation, violence drive women away from politics

For the National Assembly, there are 70 women candidates against 637 men in 210 constituencies.
By Problem Masau Aug. 7, 2023

Masarira loses High Court bid to contest for presidency

High Court judge Justice Gladys Mhuri dismissed her application with costs yesterday.
By Staff Reporter Jul. 28, 2023

Village Rhapsody: Female politicians must support each other despite political differences

Women’s representation in Zimbabwean politics has been on a downward slide since 2018, and the 2023 elections confirmed the expectations of poor outcomes for women.
By Evans Mathanda Jul. 23, 2023

Vote me Zim’s first female president, says Valerio after court reprieve

Valerio becomes the only female candidate in a field of 12 presidential aspirants for the August 23 elections.
By Kennedy Nyavaya Jul. 19, 2023