August 23: The circus begins

We cannot help but also be reminded of another important stakeholder in all this election drama – the Zimbabwe Electoral commission (Zec).
By Paidamoyo Muzulu Jun. 3, 2023

National Security Bill inadequate: Veritas

The Bill seeks to fill gaps left by the Constitution — by specifying additional members and functions of the council — and generally to operationalise the National Security Council. 

By The Standard Aug. 24, 2022

ED’s influence will take generations to erase

BY Paidamoyo Muzulu PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa is stamping his large political and economic foot across Zimbabwe, a large imprint that will outlive his term of office in all spheres of life, be it politics, economics or social. His influence will take generations to erase. The assertion above may sound too harsh to reach, considering Mnangagwa […]

By The Standard Jun. 25, 2022

Govt under attack over banks lending ban

Harare East MP Tendai Biti criticised the ban on lending, saying it was unconstitutional and lacked economic sense.

By The Standard May. 16, 2022

Zim Constitution must be amended

The partisan manner which continues to be the determining factor of access to opportunities has kept our country in a retrogressive state as positions of influence are awarded on loyalty basis instead of meritocracy.

By The Standard May. 16, 2022

Examination fees shocker

According to a circular seen by NewsDay, Grade 7 examination candidates will pay $4 388 while the government will pay $5 362 giving a total of $9 750. Ordinary Level candidates will pay $1 620 while the government will pay $1 980 per subject giving a total of $3 600.

By The Standard May. 9, 2022

Malaba term extension is sealed: Judge

In her ruling, Justice Mhuri said: “The Constitutional Court declined to confirm the orders and set them aside. In essence, the case confirmed the CJ’s position to remain in office for the next five years as accepted by the President. It sealed and brought to finality any challenge to the CJ’s extension of tenure and all the processes that led to it.

By The Standard Apr. 5, 2022