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Devolution and the devil's workshop

18 April 2016 | 2324 Views
Indeed, a renewed call for devolution is coming from idle minds. This is not what nation builders do. Nation building entails bringing different people together, not dividing them.Former Vice ...
by Tafara Shumba

Devolution calls come from idle minds

15 April 2016 | 3366 Views
Former Vice President Joice Mujuru's Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) tossed its hat into the ring with an undertaking to build the economy. It projected translating its vision through a proposed economic ...
by Tafara Shumba

Provincial Ministers should give state of the province addresses

10 March 2016 | 728 Views
Pursuant to the fulfillment and implementation of provisions of Chapter 14 Section 270 (1) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe as well as the founding values and principles of the country as enunciated in...
by Campaigners for Devolution

MDC-T calls for devolution of governmental powers & responsibilities

01 March 2016 | 1992 Views
Section 264 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe calls for the devolution of governmental powers and responsibilities. Whenever appropriate, governmental powers and responsibilities must be devolved to pro...
by Obert Gutu - MDC-T National Spokesperson

Community Radios pillars of devolved states- Devolution campaigners

15 February 2016 | 1554 Views
Campaigners for Devolution have joined the international community in commemorating the World Radio Day amid calls for Zimbabwe to adopt the concept and allow community Radios to operate without strin...
by Stephen Jakes

Devolution Will Promote Education Pass Rates in Matabeleland

03 February 2016 | 1839 Views
The debate on the high failure rate by students and schools in Matabeleland have been going on for years now. We at the Campaigners for Devolution are convinced most of the solutions currently being p...
by Campaigners for Devolution

HOW MDC-T missed on devolution in Bulawayo

05 January 2016 | 2457 Views
Chapter 14 Section 272 of the Constitution clearly puts it that the political party with the highest number of National Assembly seats in the province concerned is the one that should nominate the per...
by Devolution Now Campaign

2016 Resolution for Devolution

01 January 2016 | 1458 Views
We at Campaigners for Devolution would like to thank all Zimbabweans and all our friends who supported and encouraged us in the year 2015. As we enter the year 2016 we thank God for the opportunity to...
by Campaigners for Devolution

The 10 devolution demandments

29 December 2015 | 2247 Views
As written in Chapter 14 of the Zimbabwean Constitution; Desiring to ensure the preservation of national unity and the prevention of all forms of disunity and secessionism in Zimbabwe; Committed to th...
by Campaigners For Devolution

2015 Christmas stolen by centralization

25 December 2015 | 1119 Views
Today (25 December 2015) we at Campaigners for Devolution, wish all the people of Matabeleland and Zimbabwe a merry Christmas and an accident free festive season.Let us take this time to remem...
by Campaigners for Devolution

Devolve to bring back Zim migrants

19 December 2015 | 2039 Views
Today (18 December 2015) we join the progressive world in commemorating the International Migrants Day. It is on this day that we need to remind each other that there are over 3 million Zimbabweans wh...
by Campaigners for Devolution

Devolution activists say centralisation fuels corruption and human rights violations

10 December 2015 | 1182 Views
The devolution activist have said that centralisation of power has promoted human rights violations and corruption in the country hence they called for a devolve system of government.In a stat...
by Stephen Jakes

Should we devolve power?

24 November 2015 | 1585 Views
TRANSFORMING THE DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT FUND When we devolve power, we need to reorganise, reconstitute and re-task the District Development Fund (DDF) an...
by Khumbulani Maphosa

Mugabe face revolt over devolution

17 November 2015 | 2918 Views
President Robert Mugabe face revolt from opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP)  over non implementation of devolution of power.PDP says "come 2016, we will take Mugabe and his party ...
by Staff Reporter

Why are you not bringing devolution of power?

10 November 2015 | 1361 Views
The opening line of Chapter 14 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe (the preamble section) reads, "Whereas it is desirable to ensure (a) the preservation of national unity in Zimbabwe and the prevention of...
by Devolution Now Campaign Admin

Zanu-PF Manicaland demands devolution of power

08 October 2015 | 3351 Views
The ruling ZANU-PF Manicaland Province has demanded government to enforce the devolution of power concept as demanded by the people of Zimbabwe in the constitution making process.Minister of S...
by Staff Reporter

ZAPU launches its devolution booklet

01 February 2015 | 4401 Views
Yesterday on the 31st January 2015 in Dudley near Birmingham City, ZAPU launched its devolution booklet called 'Devolution explained: The right way, the rainy day for Zimbabwe'. Its author is Mr Them...
by Thulani Nkala

No meaningful devolution without fiscal autonomy

24 October 2014 | 3265 Views
The ZAPU devolution of power concept encourages provincial legislatures and national assemblies to examine new approaches of financial resource raising and allocation. Without the ability to raise fin...
by Themba Mthethwa

15 months on, devolution still nowhere in sight

02 October 2014 | 2427 Views
A YEAR since the new government took office and 15 months after the new Constitution came into being, devolution which is part of the provisions of the new supreme law is yet to be realised, and the i...
by Staff Reporter

The ZAPU Devolution of Power explained, Part 4 of 4

12 September 2014 | 2544 Views
This is the last article of the series that have been running in the last four weeks. In the first instalment I explained how ZAPU devolution of power can deal with the current negative tribal per...
by Themba Mthethwa

Welshman Ncube's MDC blasts Zanu-PF over devolution

09 September 2014 | 1796 Views
MDC led by Welshman Ncube has condemned the apparent unwillingness by the ruling Zanu-PF to set up provincial councils as required by the new Constitution saying it was a ploy to prevent devolution....
by Staff reporter

ZAPU Devolution of Power Explained part 3 of 4

06 September 2014 | 1761 Views
ZAPU devolved legislative regions have an abundant wealth of natural resources This is the third instalment of the four part series explaining the ZAPU devolution of power model. ZAPU devo...
by Themba Mthethwa

The ZAPU Devolution of power model explained part 2

30 August 2014 | 2172 Views
The ZAPU model of governance by devolution of power is a people centred approach.  This is the second series of the four part series explaining the ZAPU model of devolution of power. ...
by Themba Mthethwa

Devolution of Power Concept Explained, instalment 1 of 4

23 August 2014 | 2386 Views
The explanation of the concept of devolution of power proffered herein in this first instalment and the three subsequent ones is as espoused by the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZAPU). The devo...
by Themba Mthethwa

Welshman Ncube: A tale of two countries

08 April 2014 | 4313 Views
Kenya and Zimbabwe offer an interesting case study for us as Zimbabweans.Both Kenya and Zimbabwe had violence around its previous elections, both were on the SADC and AU agenda for a number of...
by Professor Welshman Ncube

Devolution insults Zimbabwe's dignity

08 April 2014 | 2842 Views
Dear me. Oh, dear, me!Yes, throw the stones if you care. No sweat, but the fact is that wherever we go in this world, we leave a trail.We leave DNA; we leave fingerprints and we leave ...
by Tanonoka Joseph Whande

Lack of political will stymies devolution

04 April 2014 | 1308 Views
THE decision by former minister and member of the National Assembly for Lobengula in Bulawayo, Samuel Sipepa Nkomo, to take Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo, Justice minister Emmerson Mnangag...
by Owen Gagare

Cabinet ministers sued over devolution

28 March 2014 | 4074 Views
FORMER minister and member of the National Assembly for Lobengula in Bulawayo, Samuel Sipepa Nkomo, has dragged Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo, Justice minister Emmerson Mnangagwa and the...
by Owen Gagare

Devolution of power to begin in new year

04 December 2013 | 2708 Views
THE Provincial and Metropolitan Councils created by the new Constitution are expected to be established early next year after the completion of the draft Bill to regulate their operations. Thi...
by Staff reporter

Devolution still a pipe dream

31 October 2013 | 1948 Views
Three months after Zanu-PF romped to power, the promised devolution which partially found expression in the new charter is yet to be seen.The hope by some Zimbabweans that at long last decisio...
by Mandla Tshuma

Mugabe 'ditches' devolution

12 September 2013 | 5309 Views
THE appointment of Ministers of State for Provincial Affairs by President Robert Mugabe has all but effectively suppressed devolution of power, a concept enshrined in the new Constitutions, the oppos...
by Staff reporter

Bulawayo residents to embark on devolution project

11 September 2013 | 3316 Views
BULAWAYO Progressive Residents' Association (BPRA) says it is embarking on a nationwide project to lobby the government to enact devolution of power as a system of governance.In a statement on...
by Staff reporter

'Devolution will be reversed,' says Biti

21 August 2013 | 3874 Views
MDC-T secretary-general Tendai Biti says devolution of power, one of the main issues that slowed down the constitution-making process, will be among the first casualties of Zanu-PF's two-thirds parli...
by Staff reporter

Welshman Ncube calls for full devolution of power

22 July 2013 | 3496 Views
PROFESSOR Welshman Ncube-led MDC has launched its manifesto and unveiled a policy document "Actions for devolution" in Siachilaba, Binga advocating for full devolution of power to provinces and massi...
by Staff reporter

'Devolution is the new Revolution'

21 July 2013 | 2921 Views
Movement for Democratic Change leader Professor Welshman Ncube says Zimbabwe has to move away from centralisation to devolution of power in which local communities are able to determine their own affa...
by Staff reporter

Welsh - Devolution pictures

03 April 2013 | 3319 Views
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by Ndou Paul

Zanu-PF, MDC-T paying lip service on devolution, says MDC

02 April 2013 | 2457 Views
THE Welshman Ncube-led MDC claims it is the only party with the capacity to implement devolution of power and has accused Zanu-PF and the MDC-T of paying lip service to the governance model due to "fe...
by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF will not implement devolution if it wins, says MDC

02 April 2013 | 2107 Views
The Welshman Ncube-led MDC says devolution will not be properly implemented if Zanu-PF wins the forthcoming general election as the party does not ideologically believe in the concept.The prin...
by Staff reporter

Bazinga! A fool's guide to devolution in the draft charter

31 January 2013 | 2956 Views
* 'Bazinga' is a recreation of 'zing', meaning 'to fool' and comes from the fictional character of Sheldon Cooper in the US comedy series The Big Bang Theory. The se...
by Kingdom of Matebeleland

MDC to reinstate devolution if it wins elections

25 January 2013 | 4147 Views
The MDC led by Industry and Commerce minister Welshman Ncube says it will revisit the Constitution with a view to reinstating devolution of power if it wins this year's elections.The party's ...
by Staff reporter

Devolution or Decentralisation - MDC-T walks out of a Cabinet Committee meeting

16 January 2013 | 4257 Views
MDC-T yesterday walked out of a Cabinet Committee meeting on Constitution-making after parties disagreed on whether or not to adopt devolution. The committee would now appear before the princi...
by Staff Reporter

Welshman Ncube lashes at Jonathan Moyo

07 August 2012 | 4718 Views
Movement for Democratic Change leader Welshman Ncube has attacked Tsholotsho North MP Jonathan Moyo for opposing devolution of power in the new constitution, saying he is going against popular sentim...
by Staff reporter

Why Zimbabwe needs devolution

02 August 2012 | 1976 Views
It is not only the people of Matabeleland North and South who want devolution of power but it is the six out of 10 provinces in Zimbabwe who need devolution if the people of Zimbabwe are to adopt the ...
by Methembeni Moyo

Zapu attacks MDC factions for watering down devolution

25 July 2012 | 1671 Views
Zapu youths have attacked the two MDC formations in the inclusive government for allowing Zanu-PF to manipulate the constitution-making process to water down provisions on devolution of power....
by Staff reporter

Devolution provisions not adequate

23 July 2012 | 1958 Views
Matabeleland based civic society organisations have resolved to take their lobbying for provision of a comprehensive clause that guarantees devolution of power to the Second All-Stakeholders' Conferen...
by Staff Reporter

Zanu-PF insists on opposition to devolution

10 July 2012 | 1644 Views
Zanu-PF has said it will not change its stance on devolution as the  parties in the inclusive government agreed before the 2008 elections that the governance system was divisive.President...
by Staff Reporter

People from Mat'land are capable of managing their resources

02 July 2012 | 178 Views
Joshua Mhambi, the deputy director of strategy, planning and implementation in the Welshman Ncube-led MDC party., has described politicians opposed to devolution of power as "modern colonisers."...
by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF, MDCs decentralisation deal sparks anger

28 June 2012 | 1868 Views
Parties in the inclusive government have reached a compromise on devolution of power in the new constitution, but the deal has come under fire from civil society groups in Matabeleland. Civic society ...
by Staff Reporter

Woza members storm Parliament Building demanding devolution of power

26 June 2012 | 1607 Views
More than 500 members of the militant Women and Men of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) on Monday afternoon marched on Parliament in central Harare demanding the speedy completion of a draft constitution and w...
by Staff reporter

Devolution of power guaranteed says Copac chairperson

20 June 2012 | 1591 Views
COPAC Co-Chairperson, Honourable Douglas Mwonzora has assured Zimbabwean youths that devolution of power is guaranteed in the new supreme law of the land and that Zanu-PF has no powers to alter that ...
by Staff reporter

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