Mabvuku residents pin hopes on MP James Chidhakwa to solve water crisis

Residents in Mabvuku have pinned hopes on their youthful legislator, James Chidhakwa to solve water crisis which has been persistent for more than a decade. Scores of residents in Mabvuku who opened up to Open Parly said running water had become very scarce and most of them have been forced to resort to other sources …

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Mabvuku residents pin hopes on MP James Chidhakwa to solve water crisis

Residents in Mabvuku have pinned hopes on their youthful legislator, James Chidhakwa to solve water crisis which has been persistent for more than a decade. Scores of residents in Mabvuku who opened up to Open Parly said running water had become very scarce and most of them have been forced to resort to other sources …

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Watch Video: Pressure Mounts for ‘Under-performing’ Chimanimani East Legislator

CHIMANIMANI East residents have castigated their legislator, Joshua Sacco whom they described as under-performing. The area  was ravished  by the Cyclone Idai induced storms that killed hundreds of people in Manicaland and left a trail of destruction early this month. Open Parly spoke to victims of Cyclone Idai and here is what they say about …

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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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