First lady gives up Chirumhanzu -Zibagwe Constituency

By Pretty Chavango First lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has stepped down as Chirumhanzu-Zibagwe legislator to concentrate on her new role as a mother of the nation, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced. Auxillia Mnangagwa became a legislator in March 2015 taking over the seat from her husband who had been elevated to become Vice President of the country. In the election, she garnered 16 092 while Dewah …

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Jumbo Mine residents angry with Dinha

By Wisdom Mumera Jumbo Mine (Mazowe North) residents are angry with their legislator Martin Dinha whom they accuse of focusing on politics while ignoring their water challenges. The area is experiencing acute water shortages to the extent that the installed borehole is failing to cope with demand for water from the residents. In an interview, Annabelle Sithole a resident in the area said what angers …

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Attend A Parliament Portfolio Commitee Meeting This Week

SCHEDULE OF PORTFOLIO AND THEMATIC COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR THE WEEK ENDING FRIDAY, 01 DECEMBER 2017. Open sessions can be attened by the public. Please ensure you have an ID in order to enter the Parliament building.   NAME OF PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE DATE TIME VENUE ACTIVITY Transport and Infrastructural Development Monday 27 Nov 2017 1000hrs Committee Room No. 1 Deliberations on the oral evidence received from …

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Khupe, Chamisa clash over US$5m CDF

By Daniel Chigundu Outspoken legislator and women’s rights advocate Thokozani Khupe yesterday clashed with Kuwadzana East legislator Nelson Chamisa in the National Assembly over the distribution of the Constituency Development Fund (CDF). The government has secured about US$5 million which will be distributed as part of the US$50 000 CDF to 210 Parliamentary Constituencies. Zimbabwe Parliament has 350 legislators, with 210 elected directly from constituencies …

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CDF saga: MPs now demand US$75K

Daniel Chigundu Legislators have demanded that the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) which is currently pegged at US$50 000 be adjusted to US$75 000 because of inflation. Treasury has already marshalled about US$5 million in CDF funds to be disbursed to the 210 legislators as soon as the constitution for the fund has been adopted by Parliament. Speaking in the National Assembly, Norton legislator Temba Mliswa …

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[MAP] Biometric Voter Registration Centres – Harare/Chitungwiza

by Kubatana How to use this map Zoom in to the area/neighbourhood/ ward Click on your area/neighbourhood/ ward Wait for the map to load A pop up window with mobile voter registration centres will appear. Go and register to vote! https://fusiontables.google.com/embedviz?q=select+col0+from+1UwEPtuyaM5exDTLBKZzAddQ7O8Ls6Qn8tkAASyhS+where+col5+%3D+’Harare’&viz=MAP&h=false&lat=-17.84544469481167&lng=31.091089332442834&t=1&z=11&l=col0&y=2&tmplt=2&hml=KML%20… Advertisements

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Zhombe:​ We rarely see our MP Hon. Daniel Mackenzie Ncube

Watmore Makokoba As the political pot gets and hot and letting by each day towards the land mark 2018 elections, the rural electorate, often times not given a voice, have raised concerns about betrayal and neglect they have endured over the years under selfish misleading politicians.   Zhombe, one of the areas under Midlands province still under the yoke of under development even though people …

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ZESN speaks on Chiwundura by-election….queries strange voters roll anomalies

By Nkanyiso Ncube ZIMBABWE Election Support Network (ZESN) has called on the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to speed up the biometric voter registration exercise to avoid continued use of the controversial 2013 voters roll in future polls. In its preliminary report for the just ended Chiwundura by-election, the elections watchdog said a lot of strange anomalies were unearthed with regards to the 2013 voters roll currently …

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Mliswa pledges residential stands to women who want to venture into business

By Staff Reporter NORTON Constituency legislator Temba Mliswa has pledged to donate some of his residential stands to be used as collateral by women who want to venture into businesses so that they can easily access loans from banks. Women have found it difficult to access loans that are available for small businesses from various financing institutions because they lack collateral in the form of …

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Unemployment blamed for the deadly Sabi gold War

By Watmore Makokoba Worsening economic conditions culminating into high levels of poverty, unemployment and stiff competition for resources are the main causes of the recent deadly clashes that have claimed lives at Sabi gold mining community in Zvishavane, a human rights and community watch organisation warned. The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has urged the Ministry of Mines and mining Development to look into the issue …

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