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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Who is New in Parliament: Mary Thandiwe Mliswa| Hurungwe West| Zanu PF|

By Wisdom Mumera Hurungwe West legislator Mary Thandiwe Mliswa is more famous as Temba Mliswa’s sister than as her own person. Politically she has perennially been in the shadow of the Norton legislator who has been in the trade longer. Mary who is also Minister of State for Mashonaland West, however, draws her political inspiration …

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Who is New in Parliament: Mary Thandiwe Mliswa| Hurungwe West| Zanu PF|

By Wisdom Mumera Hurungwe West legislator Mary Thandiwe Mliswa is more famous as Temba Mliswa’s sister than as her own person. Politically she has perennially been in the shadow of the Norton legislator who has been in the trade longer. Mary who is also Minister of State for Mashonaland West, however, draws her political inspiration …

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Mutseyami appointed MDC Alliance Chief Whip

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has appointed Dangamvura-Chikanga legislator Prosper Mutseyami as the party’s Chief Whip in the National Assembly. The appointment of Mutseyami comes as a shock as the party had over the years relied on the service and dexterity of Mutare Central legislator Innocent Gonese for the position. Those in the …

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Mutseyami appointed MDC Alliance Chief Whip

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has appointed Dangamvura-Chikanga legislator Prosper Mutseyami as the party’s Chief Whip in the National Assembly. The appointment of Mutseyami comes as a shock as the party had over the years relied on the service and dexterity of Mutare Central legislator Innocent Gonese for the position. Those in the …

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Defiant Khupe plans Extra-Ordinary Congress

ACTING PRESIDENT BULAWAYO RALLY SPEECH SUNDAY 18 MARCH 2018 Salutations Today I stand in front of you as a proud legitimate and constitutionally elected Acting President of the MDC, because of the unconditional love you continue giving to me. We gather here one month and four days after the sad passing on of our founding President Dr Richard Morgan Tsvangirai, a colleague and a brother …

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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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Wetlands depletion: Parliament castigates EMA

By Daniel Chigundu Zaka Central legislator Paradzai Chakona has accused the Environmental Management Agency (EMA) of concentrating on collecting fines while neglecting their role of protecting the environment. EMA was created through the EMA Act of 2002 to provide for the sustainable management of natural resources and protection of the environment; the prevention of pollution and environmental degradation. However, despite the existence of EMA, environmental …

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