DOWNLOAD: National Prosecuting Authority Amendment Bill

This National Prosecuting Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2019 is designed to improve the governance structure of the National Prosecuting Authority. The Bill also takes account of the accounting status of the Authority. The Bill provides for the appointment of Deputy Prosecutors-General to assist the Prosecutor-General in the discharge of his or her constitutional mandate DOWNLOAD: National Prosecuting Authority (Amendment) …

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Open Parly 2020-01-09 07:20:05

By Takunda Mandura The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy has resolved to set up an inquiry into the current wave of mining gangs popularly known as Mashurugwi who are terrorising small scale miners. Speaking on Wednesday after an emergency sitting in Harare Committee Chairperson Edmond Mkaratigwa said they had resolved that an inquiry …

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Chief Charumbira must respect the judiciary

By Joel Mandaza Part of what is wrong with this country is the disrespect for institutions of democracy by those in leadership positions. This diminishes the element of checks and balances which are the hallmark of any well meaning system of governance in modern civilisation. When an institution entrusted by the constitution to act in …

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Chief Charumbira must respect the judiciary

By Joel Mandaza Part of what is wrong with this country is the disrespect for institutions of democracy by those in leadership positions. This diminishes the element of checks and balances which are the hallmark of any well meaning system of governance in modern civilisation. When an institution entrusted by the constitution to act in …

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CDF should be indexed to the interbank rate

By Joel Mandaza For the first time in many years Government released the Constituency Development Fund with little persuasion. This is money given to Parliamentarians to develop their respective constituencies. Projects which CDF is used on have to be a product of consent born out of consultation. The money is presided over by a trust …

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DOWNLOAD: Law Society denounce proposed constitutional amendements

In terms of Section 92 of the Constitution, a presidential candidate chooses running mates who upon election become the national Vice Presidents. The rationale for these provisions was to introduce non-disruptive succession planning whilst ensuring that in the event of a Vice President taking over the office of President he would be having the people’s …

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Parliament should deal with the “MaShurugwi” headache

By Joel Mandaza When convention fails the people, improvision can save the day. Zimbabwe has witnessed repeated episodes of gang violence in the past few months. The country has completed its metamorphosis into ‘another African country. Gang violence in mining, overcrowded cities, a useless currency and embarrassing corruption, we are ticking the boxes diligently. Whoever …

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Air Zim will take-off in 2020 says Mthuli

By Staff Reporter Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has told Parliament that the struggling national carrier Air Zimbabwe will take-off in 2020 and will be having about 4 aircraft. Air Zimbabwe is currently operating one aircraft which is said to be old and is constantly breaking down forcing the airline to cancel or delay flights. Apart …

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Mthuli agrees to set aside equipment budget for defence in forex

By Staff Reporter Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has agreed with Parliament to set part of the defence budget in foreign currency adding that the call is genuine. Legislators argued that since Air Force of Zimbabwe requires various materials and equipment which are not manufactured in the country there was a need to set part of …

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