I am the right person for Harare West: Mamombe

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa Aspiring candidate for Harare West Constituency Joana Mamombe says she is the right person to stand on an MDC-T ticket for the Parliamentary elections despite facing seasoned legislator and political heavy-weight Jessie Majome in the primary elections. Mamombe who is only 24 years-old and holds a BSc in Biotechnology from Chinhoyi University says the coming polls present youths with opportunities to take …

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Out-numbered Zanu PF block elections Bill

By Daniel Chigundu Zanu PF legislators forced the adjournment of the House sitting in a bid to block debate on the Electoral Amendment Bill as they feared being out-numbered by the opposition. Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi on Tuesday moved a motion to suspend the provision of the Standing Orders relating to automatic adjournment, private members Bills and motions taking precedence over …

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Missing US$15 billion: Parly summons Mohadi

By Daniel Chigundu Mines and Energy Parliamentary Portfolio Committee has summoned Vice President Kembo Mohadi to appear before it on the 9th of April to give evidence on the alleged missing US$15 billion diamond revenue. According to former President Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe lost about US$15 billion in diamond revenue through illicit deals and smuggling at Chiadzwa in Marange. Vice President Mohadi was Minister of Home …

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MDC-T fires Khupe,Bhebhe and Gutu

Friday, 23 March 2018 National Council fires VP Khupe and two senior leaders The MDC-T National Council, the Supreme-decision-making body in between Congresses met today deliberated on key issues affecting the party. After seven hours of deliberations, the National Council made the following resolutions. 1. The national council noted and acknowledged the  fact that the party has positively rebranded, is renewing and positively re-energized its …

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Introduce educational qualifications for MPs

By Wisdom Mumera Norton legislator Temba Mliswa has called for the setting up of minimum educational qualification for prospective Members of Parliament, adding that the current Parliament is lacking in capacity because of unschooled legislators. According to Section 125(1)(a) and (b), a person is qualified for election as a Member of the National Assembly if he or she is a registered voter and is at least 21 …

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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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Zim dragging to implement anti fuel smuggling policies

By Nyasha N Mukapiko There are chances that duty-free fuel being imported by Sakunda Holdings intended for the Dema Diesel Power Plant could be finding its way to the black market, as the country is yet to put a fuel marking system in place. The Dema Power Plant which was built at a cost of above US$250 million, was meant to help ease electricity shortages …

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Zanu PF youths get green light to contest bigwigs

 By Daniel Chigundu  Zanu PF youths have been given the go-ahead to contest the party’s bigwigs for Parliamentary and council seats in the impending general elections. Although there is no written rule, but generally Parliamentary and council seats are usually a preserve of the party’s bigwigs who use every means in and outside the book to wrestle youths out. Youths and women have always been …

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We don’t report to George Charamba: Mliswa

By Daniel Chigundu  Mines and Energy Portfolio Committee Chairperson Temba Mliswa says Presidential spokesperson George Charamba should shut up on the missing US$15 billion and let Parliament do its work. Former President Robert Mugabe revealed that Zimbabwe had lost about US$15 billion worth of diamond revenue due to illicit dealings but no report was ever done on the matter. Parliament intends to summon all the …

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We don’t report to George Charamba: Mliswa

By Daniel Chigundu  Mines and Energy Portfolio Committee Chairperson Temba Mliswa says Presidential spokesperson George Charamba should shut up on the missing US$15 billion and let Parliament do its work. Former President Robert Mugabe revealed that Zimbabwe had lost about US$15 billion worth of diamond revenue due to illicit dealings but no report was ever done on the matter. Parliament intends to summon all the …

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