POLITICS

Rowdy Zanu-PF youths disrupt Parly hearing, threaten violence

A PARLIAMENTARY portfolio committee meeting was aborted in Kadoma at the weekend after rowdy Zanu-PF youths heckled legislators and participants, threatening to unleash violence.The Youth, Sports and ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 July 2019

POLITICS

Zanu-PF MP chickens out of Parly feedback debate

Beitbridge West legislator Ruth Maboyi Mavhungu (Zanu-PF) on Tuesday stunned the National Assembly when she pledged to second a motion on a report of a Zimbabwean delegation to the Inter Parliamentary...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 June 2019

POLITICS

Parly probes MDC MP for calling Chimbwidos 'wartime sex workers'

PARLIAMENT is probing MDC MP for Matabeleland South Province (proportional representation) Lindiwe Maphosa for breaching Parliament's code of conduct after she allegedly labelled liberation war collab...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 June 2019

MINING & RETAIL

Scrap Fidelity's gold monopoly, says Parly committee

THE Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Mining Development has urged government to remove Fidelity Printers and Refiners (FPR)'s monopoly as the sole gold buyer to promote competition. FPR ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 November 2018

POLITICS

'Conflicted' Mliswa blocked from parly portfolio committee

INDEPENDENT Norton MP Temba Mliswa has been blocked from joining the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Lands, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement on allegations that he was conflicte...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 November 2018

POLITICS

Construction of new Zimbabwe Parly to start soon

Construction of the new Parliament Building in Mt Hampden is expected to commence soon after China identified a contractor, Speaker of the National Assembly Advocate Jacob Mudenda has said. Adv Mudend...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 September 2018

POLITICS

Chamisa's bitter MPs awaits Mnangagwa in Parly

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to officially open the Ninth Session of Parliament next week at a time the main opposition MDC Alliance MPs still insist that he stole the elections from their...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 September 2018

POLITICS

Zimbabwe's ninth Parly bound to fail, says Biti

Members of the Ninth Parliament were sworn in yesterday with former Finance minister Tendai Biti painting a gloomy picture of its prospects of success owing to what he termed as a 'crisis of legitimac...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 September 2018

POLITICS

Biometric register for Ninth Parliament

Legislators in the Ninth Parliament of Zimbabwe - which will be formed after the July 30, 2018 elections -- will have their attendance recorded by a biometric register.Presiding officers will also rec...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 July 2018

POLITICS

Khupe MDC-T to field 112 parly candidates

MDC -T led by Dr Thokozani Khupe says it will field 112 candidates for the parliamentary elections on the 30th of July.Party spokesperson Linda Masarira, who was flanked by their party's secretary gen...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Parly demands forensic audit on diamond mines

OUTGOING Parliamentarians have recommended that Government immediately carries out a forensic audit on all diamond companies that were operating in Marange after a number of irregularities were noted ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 June 2018

POLITICS

Parly urged to review tenure of perm secs

HOME affairs and Culture deputy minister Obedingwa Mguni has urged Parliament to review the term of office for permanent secretaries to avoid abuse of power."Permanent secretaries should have a fixed ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 June 2018

POLITICS

'Mnangagwa scarf' causes storm in Parly

ZANU-PF Kuwadzana Member of Parliament Betty Kaseke caused a stir in the National Assembly on Wednesday after she entered the august House while putting on a scarf with colours associated with the Zim...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 June 2018

POLITICS

Chamisa's MDC-T rejects PDP Parly candidate

THE Nelson Chamisa-led MDC Alliance faces a stern test in Mbizo constituency, Kwekwe where MDC-T structures are reportedly opposed to having the seat allocated to PDP parliamentary candidate, Settleme...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 June 2018

POLITICS

Matambanadzo joins NPF, to be recalled from Parly

zanu-pf Midlands Province is working on recalling Kwekwe Central Member of Parliament, Masango "Blackman" Matambanadzo after he announced his defection from Zanu-PF at the weekend to join opposition N...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Zimbabwe sees economic growth of 4,5% in 2018

Zimbabwe's economy could grow by up to 4,5 percent this year, driven by an expected growth in agriculture and mining, Parliament's Budget Office has said.President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who came to powe...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 May 2018

POLITICS

Mugabe faces Parly censure

Former president Mr Robert Mugabe faces contempt of Parliament charges if he fails to attend a hearing set for today on alleged leakages of diamonds at Chiadzwa during his reign which he is on record ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 May 2018

POLITICS

Mugabe keeps Parly guessing

Former President Robert Mugabe, not for the first time, failed to appear in Parliament yesterday where he had been summoned to explain the missing $15 billion diamond revenue from the gem-rich Marange...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 May 2018

POLITICS

Mugabe snubs Parly again

Former President Robert Mugabe has snubbed parliament's request for him to appear before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy to explain the alleged loss of US$15 billion diamond ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 May 2018

POLITICS

Mugabe to spill the beans in Parly tomorrow

Former President Robert Mugabe is expected to give oral evidence tomorrow before a parliamentary portfolio committee on diamond leakages at Chiadzwa, which he indicated in 2016 as pegged at $15 billio...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 May 2018

POLITICS

Welshman Ncube not contesting for parly

MDC president Professor Welshman Ncube will not contest for any position in the forthcoming elections and will only help co-ordinate and campaign for his party candidates and MDC-Alliance presidential...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 May 2018

POLITICS

Parly to be dissolved on eve of elections

LEGISLATORS have been encouraged to continue with their duties as Parliament will only be dissolved on the eve of Election Day, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi has said.Resp...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 May 2018

POLITICS

Biti unveils Parly candidates

THE Tendai Biti-led People's Democratic Party (PDP) has unveiled nine of its aspiring parliamentary candidates who automatically qualified to represent the opposition party in the upcoming general ele...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 May 2018

POLITICS

Mudenda vetoed decision to summon Mugabe to Parly

FORMER President Robert Mugabe might not appear before Parliament for a grilling over the missing $15 billion diamond revenue after the Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda reportedly vetoed...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 May 2018

MINING & RETAIL

Parly demands validation of $500m Zisco debt

THE Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Finance and Economic Development has demanded validation of the $500 million Zisco debt to authenticate the arrears before Government takes over the firm's lia...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 May 2018
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