. With the formation of this transitional government, President Mugabe, Professor Mutambara and I have pledged, in the sight of God, to deliver the nation to a new political dispensation . . This is the debt we owe to our liberation heroes and our democratic movement heroes who paid the ultimate price so we could all live together free from fear, hunger, and poverty.
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Prime Minister statement on the proclamation of election dates
Thursday, 13 June 2013
President Mugabe’s actions are a unilateral and flagrant breach of our Constitution and the GPA. I, as PM, cannot and will not accept this. Prime Minister Tsvangirai said Thursday.
Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has urged the civil society to do more in educating people to register to vote and to participate in national programmes.
“I want to urge you to assist towards encouraging people to register to vote.On Saturday, I will be attending a SADC meeting and hope that the issue of the date of elections will be looked upon,” he said.
Cephas Doma has endured rejection and ridicule at the hands of a society that knows very little about Albinism.
In a documentary shown at the Stakeholders’ conference under the theme: “Enhancing public awareness: Knowledge and acceptance of people living with Albinism”on Wednesday, Doma narrates the suffering associated with many albino children.
Repeal of section 57: A most significant change in the electoral law
Wednesday, 12 June 2013
By Dr.Alex T. Magaisa
The media reports today that Cabinet has agreed to the proposed amendments to the Electoral Act, which means the Bill should now go through the parliamentary process. It is Parliament’s duty to scrutinise the Bill and ensure that it conforms to the new Constitution.
One of the highlights of the changes to the Electoral Act, as highlighted by the Justice Minister in the media today is the amendment to section 57. This is because section 57 is one provision that severely compromised the secrecy of voting, itself a key constitutional right
As the Goodwill Ambassador for people living with disabilities, I recommend universal screening of all infants. Screening is essential so that disabilities can be identified early enough for those children and families to get the supports and services they need.
Learning from other countries like Nigeria and Tanzania we might need to dedicate a national day for people living with albinism, to provide an opportunity for the nation to pay more attention to their plight and needs.
It is important that we learn to appreciate physical difference and diversity and the culture should start early in life. Prime Minister Tsvangirai said Wednesday at the stakeholder meeting on people living with albinism in Harare.
Despite a Cabinet decision that Zimbabweans with identity cards marked ‘alien’ should get new documents at the mobile registration centers, officers from the Registrar General's office have been turning away scores of potential voters since the start of the voter registration exercise.