Low turnout blights BVR exercise

Elita chikwati Senior Reporter— AS the first phase of Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) reaches midway, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has so far registered only 675 762 voters, which is 9,7 percent of the targeted 7 million voters. The first phase began on October 10 and will run until October 26. Latest ZEC statistics show that as at…
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Resolution on special congress endorsed • Indaba to affirm President’s candidature • Plans afoot to amend constitution

Herald Reporters It’s a done deal! President Mugabe will be confirmed as the ruling Zanu-PF’s candidate in next year’s Presidential election during an Extraordinary Congress slated for December after the party’s 10 provinces passed the resolution over the weekend. The Extraordinary Congress, which comes before the regular congress that was due in 2019, will be…
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Get illegal vendors off the streets: President

Freeman Razemba Senior Reporter PRESIDENT Mugabe has deplored the vendor menace and lack of order in the Harare central business district (CBD), saying Harare should be the smartest city in the country as the capital. He said vendors operating in and around the capital should be moved to designated points to allow for the free flow of…
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Register to vote, Zanu-PF urges Masvingo supporters

George Maponga Masvingo Bureau The Zanu-PF provincial leadership here has launched a massive exercise to mobilise supporters across the province to register to vote under the new Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) system ahead of next year’s harmonised elections. Speaking at the launch of the BVR campaign in Masvingo District at Nemamwa Growth Point last week, Zanu-PF…
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Zanu-PF revs up election preps

Walter Nyamukondiwa Chinhoyi Bureau Zanu-PF’s campaign machinery is rolling out workshops to lay an election roadmap that prepares the party for resounding victory in next year’s harmonised elections. The party has partnered the Post Office Savings Bank (POSB) to produce an electronic membership card with banking functionality expected to bring convenience to its members. Addressing a…
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Chombo calls for unity

Walter Mswazie Herald Correspondent ZANU-PF Secretary for Administration Cde Ignatius Chombo has urged party members to remain united ahead of the 2018 general elections. Addressing Masvingo provincial executive at Masvingo Polytechnic yesterday, Cde Chombo said the members should emulate the late two heroines, Minister of State for Provincial Affairs Senator Shuvai Mahofa and the late Vice…
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President Mugabe takes interface rally to Mash Central

Felex Share Senior Reporter— President Mugabe today heads to Mashonaland Central Province for the eighth leg of his Presidential Youth Interface rallies slated for Chipadze Stadium in Bindura.Another memorable event is on the cards with the province yesterday saying it expected over 150 000 people to attend the event, where the President interacts with youths on…
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First Lady’s poultry project to transform lives

Zvamaida Murwira Senior Reporter— First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe’s poultry project has potential to be used as collateral in accessing loans from financial institutions if beneficiaries effectively and efficiently implement it, zanu-pf Women’s League national secretary for Administration, Cde Letina Undenge, has said.She said the chicken project had the potential to transform the lives of participating…
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Politburo meeting on today

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter— The zanu-pf Politburo is meeting today at the revolutionary party’s national headquarters, with various issues up for discussion as the ruling party continues its preparations for 2018 harmonised elections.zanu-pf secretary for Administration Cde Ignatius Chombo yesterday confirmed the meeting of the Politburo, adding that the agenda would be made known to members…
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President relives Midlands memories

Freedom Mupanedemo Midlands Bureau President Mugabe yesterday said he had a special connection with the Midlands Province after he spent his youthful days in the province as a teacher and later as a prisoner. Addressing delegates soon after officially opening a state-of-the-art Information Centre in the Gweru central business district yesterday, on the sidelines of the…
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