Cyber Bill: Should we be afraid?

By Daniel Chigundu The Cyber Bill which seeks among other things to regulate the use of internet in the country has reportedly been given the nod by Cabinet and is waiting to be sent to Parliament where it will go through various processes before it becomes law. The Bill has been part of the legislative …

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FULL TEXT: Hon. Mliswa debate on Parly Budget

Courtesy of Parliament Hansard Honourable Temba Mliswa (Norton):  Thank you, Chairman.  I do not blame the Hon. Minister Ndlovu for wanting to debate the budget because she is in the Executive.  She is not a Member of Parliament.  She has two cars; she has bodyguards and many allowances I really understand. We now go back …

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We have done well: Mangudya

By Daniel Chigundu Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor John Mangudya says he is pleased with the work they have been doing in trying to revive the economy despite what other people think. Zimbabwe is currently facing a cocktail of challenges fronted by currency shortages, fuel shortages basic commodity shortages and uncontrollable price hikes among many …

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MP sued for peddling “falsehoods”

By Daniel Chigundu ZANU PF legislator for Gutu West Honourable John Paradza is being sued for a yet to be disclosed amount of money for allegedly peddling falsehoods that some legislators had been bribed in the Hwange Colliery probe. The youthful legislator is alleged to have said Mines Committee chairperson Temba Mliswa, Mbizo legislator Settlement …

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Committee chaos, Mliswa says he might resign

By Daniel Chigundu Norton legislator Temba Mliswa says he might resign as the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee Chairperson on Mines following disagreements with some Zanu PF legislators on issues of the procedure with regards to the Hwange Colliery probe. Mliswa had wanted British business tycoon Nicholas Van Hoogstraten to give evidence on the Hwange Colliery issues …

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Govt stake in Hwange is my donation: Van Hoogstraten

By Daniel Chigundu Diversified business tycoon Nicholas Van Hoogstraten says he is surprised at how government ended up owning 40 percent shares in Hwange Colliery yet he had donated the shares to the people of Zimbabwe. The government of Zimbabwe is reportedly the current biggest shareholder in the troubled mining company (Hwange) at 40 percent …

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Extend Proportional Representation

By Daniel Chigundu Zanu PF legislator for Chegutu West Dexter Nduna has called on his party to consider using its 2/3 majority in Parliament to change the constitution to extend the Proportional Representation term limit to infinity. Proportional Representation which was brought about as a way of capacitating women to be able to stand on …

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