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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Mutambara Questions Opposition Tactics

By Wisdom Mumera Former Deputy Prime Minister during Zimbabwe’s Government of National Unity Professor Arthur Mutambara has questioned the feasibility of the MDC Alliance’s tactics of refusing to Professor recognize Mnangagwa’s presidency whilst pressuring for a transitional authority. Mutambara, who was speaking at Sapes Trust during the launch of his second autobiography titled Path to …

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Legislators Not Conversant to Debate Cyber Bill

by Wisdom Mumera The majority of the current crop of legislators lack the necessary knowledge and skills to provide the much needed input into the Cyber Crime Bill according to various internet governance experts. The Cyber Crime and Cyber Security Bill is set to come before Parliament within the next two weeks according Parliamentary Portfolio …

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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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Nduna mocks Chegutu West voters

By Daniel Chigundu Chegutu West legislator Dexter Nduna has thanked the people of his constituency for voting him to the second term in Parliament adding that he is grateful for their faith in him. Honourable Nduna lost the Chegutu West seat to MDC Alliance candidate Konjana Machoka in the 30 July election but was erroneously …

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Bindura mine workers challenge eviction

By Watmore Makokoba After 18 years of languishing poverty following the closure of operation, Bindura’s Ran Mine former workers have demonstrated to challenge their earmarked eviction. Ran Mine situated in Mashonaland Central province stopped operating in 2010, leaving thousands of workers stranded and poverty-stricken up to this day. The former workers, constituting hundreds of families, have been living at the […]

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