New Zimbabwean Prime Minister turns to web to promote transparency


Morgan Tsvangirai, newly appointed Prime Minister of Zimbabwe, plans to use the Internet to promote transparency and inform the country’s citizens of the activities and initiatives of the newly-created coalition government.

The launch of the website coincides with Tsvangirai’s swearing in as a Member of Parliament in Zimbabwe’s House of Assembly. In his address to Parliament, Mr. Tsvangirai said: “… in this spirit of openness, today we are launching the Prime Minister’s website that will not only serve to keep the people informed about the activities of our government, but will also provide an interactive forum for the people to participate and contribute to the affairs of government. The address of this website is”

The website will be made interactive, and will encourage citizens to actively participate and share ideas and opinions. The site can be found at

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