Youth called to vote for change


The Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) says it's high time the youth take charge of the country and vote for change in the November 2024 election.

PDM President McHenry Venaani says this is the only way they will address high unemployment and create jobs.

Venaani addressed a rally at Tsumeb over the weekend.

He told the gathering that the party is ready to address the high unemployment rate among the youth, beef up the agricultural sector, and ensure the landless are offered social housing.

Zimbabwe elections underway


The incumbent president of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, cast his vote this morning at his hometown of KweKwe, about 200 kilometres outside Harare.


Mnangagwa, in an interview with the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC), continued to call for a peaceful election.


"Today is a very important day for our great nation. Let us remember the importance of unity and peace. The power to shape our future lies in our hands. Let's uphold the values of democracy and celebrate togetherness," said the president.


Zimbabweans to vote on Wednesday


More than eight million Zimbabweans are expected to head to the polls on Wednesday.

Eleven candidates are participating in the Harmonised General Elections, but it seems to be a two-horse race between the incumbent president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, and Nelson Chamisa of the Citizens Coalition for Change."

The Zimbabwean main opposition leader arrived to a roaring crowd at the Freedom Square Show Grounds in Harare.

Chamisa is confident that after August 23rd, he will take the oath to lead Zimbabweans to prosperity."

Youth encouraged to vote


Young people have been encouraged to exercise their democratic rights by voting.

Tukwatha Youth Organisation, which held a youth voting discussion, says young people's participation in elections determines the future they will have.

The platform served as an opportunity for young individuals to gain a deeper understanding of the electoral process, know the importance of voting, and be aware of their power to protect the country's democracy as well as hold those in power accountable.

Zimbabweans in the diaspora urged to go home and vote


Zimbabwean veteran journalist Hopewell Chinono has urged all Zimbabweans in the diaspora to go back home and participate in the national elections slated for August 23.

Chinono is attending the Regional Conference on Information and Communication Rights in Africa in Windhoek.

Election fever is already running high in Zimbabwe, with political parties on the campaign trail. In terms of the country's previous electoral law, eligible voters in the diaspora could cast their votes from anywhere.

Okaku Constituency ready for elections


Okaku Constituency residents will go to the polls tomorrow to elect a new councilor of their choice to fill the vacant post left by the late Gerson Hanu Kapenda, who died last year.

The nbc News team took to the streets of Okaku to gauge the voter's expectations.

The youth we spoke to said they were voting for job opportunities to be availed in the constituency.

They said gone are the days when they put regional councilors in office who later turned a blind eye to the electorates.

PDM canvassed votes in Okaku Constituency


The Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) canvassed for votes in the Okaku Constituency ahead of next Friday's by-election.
The party's rally was attended by MPs, party leaders, and individuals at different levels.

Taking to the podium, Immanuel Ngaringombe, the party's Secretary General implored voters to deliver victory, saying that once voted into power, the party will bring much-needed development to the constituency.

Okaku Constituency urged to vote for David Fillipus in by-election


The Swapo Party Secretary-General, Sophia Shaningwa has urged voters in Okaku Constituency to vote for her party's candidate David Fillipus in the upcoming by-election on 17 March.

The by-election became necessary following the death of Swapo Councillor Gerson Hanu Kapenda last year. 

Swapo has been in control of the constituency since independence. 

Addressing a campaign at Iindangungu Village, Shaningwa says the party needs to win the constituency to ensure that they continue with the development programme in the constituency. 

NHE employees vote to strike


Employees of the Namibia Housing Enterprise (NHE) have voted in favour of engaging in industrial action.

Workers, represented by the Public Service Union of Namibia (PSUN) conducted a vote on whether or not to strike, with 90 percent of workers voting in favour.

The development follows the company's failure to satisfy the workers' demand for a once-off payment of N$15 000, instead of salary increments, which it has stated it cannot afford. 

Moses ||Garoëb Constituency residents to vote on 6 January 2023 for new regional councillor


Residents of the Moses ||Garoëb Constituency will go to the polls on 6 January next year to elect a new regional councillor.

The by-election became necessary following the death of the constituency's councillor, Aili Venonya, earlier this month. 

The supplementary registration of voters will be conducted from 31 October to 2 November.