Articles tagged 'jessie majome'

Majome eyes PG post 12 October 2018 HARARE - Former MDC Member of Parliament Jessie Majome is among the legal minds gunning to become Zimbabwe's next Prosecutor-General (PG). Majome will battle it out with 10 other legal experts, who have thrown their hats into the ring for the coveted post. These include Florence Ziyambi, wi...
'Dancing our pain away' 8 September 2018 HARARE - Former legislator Jessie Majome is surprised that while Nhimbe Trust’s theatre production Blood Tongue — The Musical is so dense and so painful; it is expressed with such beauty when on stage. Majome was among personalities who attended the production’s showcase when it staged in the ...
MDC, Majome in talks 22 May 2018 HARARE - The MDC leadership has scrambled to save its relations with one of its long-serving MPs, Jessie Majome, who last week announced she would stand as an independent candidate in the forthcoming elections after citing manipulated party guidelines in choosing candidates for its primary electi...
'More independent candidates to emerge' 21 May 2018 HARARE - The squabbling in the ruling Zanu PF party and the opposition MDC, is likely going to create a serious crisis that will result in many aspiring candidates contesting as independents, analysts have said. There are currently serious fights in the ruling party and MDC as disgruntled cand...
Majome to run as an independent 15 May 2018 HARARE - Long-serving  Harare West MP, Jessie Majome, has announced that she will contest the impending national elections as an independent candidate after withdrawing from the MDC primary elections. Majome was set to slug it out with microbiologist and former student leader Joanna Mamombe in...
MDC reaches out to Majome 14 May 2018 HARARE - MDC national chairperson Morgen Komichi has said Harare West legislator Jessie Majome, who has opted out of the primary election race citing irregularities, jumped the gun because she did not wait for the selection of candidates that took place in Harare yesterday. Majome, who is huge...
Majome's withdrawal sparks anger 13 May 2018 HARARE - The shock withdrawal by Jessie Majome from the MDC primary elections has triggered an outpouring of sympathy and anger from the residents of Harare West constituency who have vowed to derail the opposition party's attempt to retain the seat in the impending national elections. Majome,...
Concern over uneven electoral playing field 23 April 2018 HARARE - Opposition political parties are unhappy with amendments to the Electoral Act, which they allege to be another ploy by the ruling Zanu PF party to stall reform using its majority in Parliament. This came out during a political parties' interface meeting convened last week by Crisis in...
2018 elections: ZBC under spotlight 12 February 2018 HARARE - As the 2018 harmonised elections loom, the public media and in particular ZBC has come under the spotlight as it is being called to be fair when covering political parties contesting in the poll. The Daily News spoke to a number of analysts to hear what they would expect from ZBC's te...
Con-Court reserves ruling in Constitution Amendment No. 1 challenge 1 February 2018 HARARE - The Constitutional Court (Con-Court) yesterday reserved judgment in an application filed by two MDC MPs Innocent Gonese and Fungayi Jessie Majome, who are challenging the passage of Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment Bill No. 1 in Parliament. Gonese is the MDC chief whip and MP for Mu...
'Deputy CJ appointment unstoppable' 24 September 2017 HARARE - With President Robert Mugabe set to appoint a deputy chief justice (CJ) any time from now, legal experts say pending court applications challenging the passage of Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment Bill No. 1 will not block the process. In terms of the Constitution that came into effe...
Mugabe assent to CJ Bill challenged 17 September 2017 HARARE - Opposition lawmakers have launched a Constitutional Court (Con-Court) battle seeking to overturn a decision by President Robert Mugabe to sign into law a bill that restores his singular authority to name the Chief Justice (CJ). With passions inflamed by the passage of the controversia...
CJ Bill fight taken to ConCourt 7 September 2017 HARARE - The discord between Zanu PF and the MDC over the controversial passage of the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment Bill Number 1 (No.1) took a new twist yesterday with two Members of Parliament from the opposition party approaching the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) seeking to have the Bi...
Parly petitioned over CJ Bill 6 September 2017 HARARE - A lawmaker in the National Assembly has petitioned the Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda challenging the passage of Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment Bill Number 1 (No. 1) on the basis that it may not have passed with required two-thirds majority as alleged. In a letter referenced:...
Zim rights abuses slammed 28 November 2016 HARARE - As the country hurtles towards the crunch 2018 elections — human rights violations are increasing by the day with civil society warning that the situation will only get worse. Recently, four activists including missing journalist Itai Dzamara’s brother Patson were abducted by suspecte...
Mugabe: Architect of rights violations 25 November 2016 HARARE - That all nominees for this year's ZimRights sponsored People's Choice Award for defenders of human rights in the country are anti-President Robert Mugabe activists give credence to the widely held view that the nonagenarian is the architect of rights violations in Zimbabwe. From oppos...
Human rights defenders to be honoured 24 November 2016 HARARE - Human Rights activists Patson Dzamara, Sten Zvorwadza, Silvanos Mudzvova, Linda Masarira, Farai Maguwu, Evan Mawarire and legislator Jessie Majome are among 81 people that have been nominated for Community Human Rights Defenders Awards (CHRDAs) to be presented on Friday night. Zimbabw...
Attacks on female legislators escalate 30 October 2016 MUTARE - Zanu PF thugs ran amok on Thursday, disrupting a public hearing on electoral reforms, before manhandling female legislators at Dangamvura's Beit Hall, in similar nasty scenes as those witnessed at Wednesday's chaotic events in Parliament where police were accused of molesting female MPs....
Majome ups fight against ZBC licensing 26 April 2016 HARARE - MDC legislator Jessie Majome has removed her car radio so as to make sure she is not harassed by ZBC officials over radio licence fees. Apart from dragging ZBC to the Constitutional Court (Con-Court)over radio licences, the Harare West MP has also removed her car radio in protest. ...
ZBC licence challenge: Judgment reserved 13 November 2014 HARARE - The Constitutional Court has reserved ruling in Harare West MP Jessie Majome’s challenge against the constitutionality of paying ZBC licence fees. Deputy Chief Justice Luke Malaba, who was leading the full Constitutional Court bench, yesterday reserved ruling in Majome’s case after he...
ZBC licence challenge deferred 11 September 2014 HARARE - The Constitutional Court has deferred Harare West MDC MP Jessie Majome’s challenge to the constitutionality of paying ZBC licences. Tazorora Musarurwa, the lawyer representing ZBC, yesterday said the matter could not proceed because one of the nine Constitutional Court judges was unav...
MPs grill Chombo over nepotism 24 July 2014 HARARE - Ignatius Chombo, the Local Government minister, was yesterday grilled by Members of Parliament over allegations of interfering in the operations of local authorities and nepotism in the appointment of senior Zupco officials. Members of the Local Government parliamentary portfolio comm...
Media analysts defend Jonathan Moyo 9 June 2014 HARARE - Media and political analysts have waded into the controversy surrounding the savage and brutal attack on the minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services, Jonathan Moyo by President Robert Mugabe over among other issues, the appointment of new editors at the State-run Zimpape...
Majome forces govt rethink on ZBC licences 20 January 2014 HARARE - Harare lawyer Jessie Majome, the MP for Harare West, has forced government’s hand in the scrapping of Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) listener’s licence. The opposition legislator and MDC shadow minister for Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, refused to pay licence fees to ZBC...
Majome takes on ZBC 27 November 2013 HARARE - Jessie Majome, MDC  legislator for Harare West, has refused to pay her radio and television licences to  Zimbabwe Broadcasting Holdings (ZBC)  saying the channel does not give her value for money. Majome has approached the Constitutional Court seeking to enforce her rights after ZBC l...