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Devolution expected to take centre stage in Parliament

THE public outreach that led to the crafting of the new Constitution in 2013 saw the birth of devolution of power. A majority of provinces advocated for the system of governance which was one of the i...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 September 2018

POLITICS

Mudenda retains Speaker of Parliament post

Zanu-PF Politburo member Advocate Jacob Mudenda was yesterday voted as the Speaker of the National Assembly to retain the post he held in the previous Parliament, after beating MDC Alliance's Ms Pauri...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 September 2018

POLITICS

MRP opens Mthwakazi parliamentary indaba

SECESSIONIST Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP) will today open its parliamentary indaba aimed at marketing the cause and struggle of the Mthwakazi people to the international community and to find releva...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 July 2018

POLITICS

Chiwenga tells Chamisa that 'Laws made in Parliament'

VICE President Constantino Chiwenga has hit out at MDC-Alliance leader Mr Nelson Chamisa for tarnishing the reputation of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) by making unsubstantiated claims of im...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 July 2018

POLITICS

MDC-T intensify parliamentary bid

Some aspiring National Assembly members in Bulawayo from the Dr Thokozani Khupe led MDC-T faction have intensified their parliamentary bid with some door-to-door campaigns while expressing confidence ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 July 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

Parliament exposes Obert Mpofu

Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu has suffered the indignity of having the land which he was leasing from the government being withdrawn because of non-production and the neglect of farm equipment.In ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 June 2018

POLITICS

Chihuri, Matshiya face Parliament contempt charges

FORMER Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Commissioner General Augustine Chihuri and Home Affairs secretary Melusi Matshiya might face contempt of Parliament charges if it is proven that they presented fa...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 June 2018

POLITICS

Shiri, parliamentarians head for showdown

LANDS, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Minister Air Chief Marshal Perrance Shiri (Retired) and parliamentarians are headed for a showdown after legislators rejected regulations that sought to impos...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 June 2018

POLITICS

Mliswa causes Parliament storm

NORTON legislator, Temba Mliswa (independent) caused a storm in Parliament yesterday, when he proposed that war veterans should dump Zanu-PF for neglecting them, adding that the proportional represent...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 May 2018

POLITICS

Mugabe fails to appear before parliament

A Zimbabwe parliamentary committee gathered on Wednesday to hear evidence from former president Robert Mugabe, but there was no immediate sign that he would attend.Lawmakers want to question Mugabe ov...

By AFP | Published: 23 May 2018

POLITICS

Mugabe to appear in parliament today

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

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 May 2018

POLITICS

Mugabe to appear in Parliament on May 23

A Zimbabwe parliament committee has summoned former president Robert Mugabe to give evidence on Wednesday about diamond corruption alleged to have cost billions of dollars during his rule.Mugabe, who ...

By AFP | Published: 21 May 2018

POLITICS

New parliament building takes shape

The construction of the new parliament building in Mount Hampden should begin soon following the availing of funds by the Chinese government during President Emmerson Mnangagwa's visit to the Asian co...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 May 2018

POLITICS

Zanu-PF Parliament aspirants preach unity

ZANU-PF Bulawayo province yesterday held constituency meetings to introduce candidates for the forthcoming general elections to the electorate.The message at all the meetings was that the party suppor...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 May 2018

POLITICS

'A degree is not a passport into Parliament'

MUTARE West Zanu-PF parliamentary candidate Teedzayi Muchimwe, who recently defeated National Scholarships minister Christopher Mushohwe in the ruling party's primary elections, has said education was...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Parliament okays $153m airport deal

The National Assembly yesterday ratified the $153 million Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport expansion project following the signing of a loan agreement between Government and China Eximbank ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 May 2018

POLITICS

Mugabe, Mujuru summoned to parliament over diamonds

The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Mining Development yesterday summoned former President Robert Mugabe to appear before it on May 9 to explain a claim he made in February 2016 that th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 April 2018

POLITICS

Khupe ejected from parliament

Parliament yesterday expelled MDC-T vice president Dr Thokozani Khupe after the party wrote to the National Assembly Speaker saying she no longer represented its interests. Announcing the expulsion in...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 April 2018

POLITICS

New Zimbabwe Parliament construction begins

The construction of the new Parliament building in Mount Hampden will begin in two months' time, and Government will accordingly create a new local authority to superintend over the development of a m...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 March 2018

POLITICS

Parliament calls for political tolerance

PARLIAMENTARIANS have called on political parties to invest in the education of their members to ensure that the country builds communities that are tolerant of divergent views and opinions.Presenting...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 March 2018

POLITICS

Chihuri, Chombo, Mpofu summoned to Parliament

HOME Affairs minister Obert Mpofu, former Finance minister Ignatius Chombo and ex-police boss Augustine Chihuri have been summoned to appear before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and E...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 March 2018

POLITICS

ZCTU threatens to picket at Parliament

The ZIMBABWE Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has threatened to hold protests in Parliament following reports that Zesa Holdings has suspended eight workers' representatives for organising demonstratio...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 March 2018

POLITICS

Temba Mliswa disrupts Parliamentary meeting

There was drama at Zisco in Redcliff yesterday when Norton legislator, Mr Temba Mliswa, became rowdy and disrupted a Parliamentary Portfolio on Mines and Energy meeting, accusing fellow legislators of...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 February 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Parliament warns over artisanal miners

ARTISANAL and small-scale miners (ASMs) may have contributed over half the 24,8 tonnes of gold Zimbabwe produced last year, but their unregulated activities might be causing more harm than good to the...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 February 2018
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