What Temba Mliswa said in Parliament [Full text]

HON. T. MLISWA:  I rise on a point of privilege Madam Speaker.  Madam Speaker, a very good afternoon to you. HON. DEPUTY SPEAKER:  Good afternoon. HON. MLISWA:  Madam Speaker, I rise to register my displeasure and to equally seek guidance from you as the Chair on how far Members of Parliament can go in enjoying …

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Nduna wants US$10 Million for defamation

By Wisdom Mumera Chegutu West legislator Dexter Nduna has approached the High Court of Zimbabwe seeking US$10million as compensation for defamation suffered when Norton legislator Temba Mliswa called him a thief in Parliament on Monday. The two legislators clashed during a Mines and Mining Development Committee meeting where Mliswa ended up calling Nduna a double …

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Time to punish those who call for sanctions

By Daniel Chigundu Proportional Representation legislator Tatenda Mavetera has called on Parliament to enact laws that will punish Zimbabweans who call for sanctions on the country. Zimbabwe is currently under sanctions owing to alleged violation of human rights emanating from violent acts that occurred during the land reform exercise and the 2000 Parliamentary elections. Many …

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New MPs are not given the floor: Chinyanganya

By Daniel Chigundu Kadoma Central legislator Muchineripi Chinyanganya says most of the new legislators fail to make contributions to debates or deliver their maiden speeches in the National Assembly, not because of intimidation but because they are not given the floor. Zimbabwe’s National Assembly has about 270 legislators (210 directly elected and 60 for proportional …

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New MPs are not given the floor: Chinyanganya

By Daniel Chigundu Kadoma Central legislator Muchineripi Chinyanganya says most of the new legislators fail to make contributions to debates or deliver their maiden speeches in the National Assembly, not because of intimidation but because they are not given the floor. Zimbabwe’s National Assembly has about 270 legislators (210 directly elected and 60 for proportional …

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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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