MPs demand electricity update

By Daniel Chigundu  Parliament says Energy and Power Development Minister Fortune Chasi must come back to the House and indicate to the legislators whether the country still has electricity or not, in light of the crippling load shedding which is also affecting production. Most Zimbabweans are enduring about 15 hours of load shedding on a …

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Convert CDF to US$ using inter-bank rate

By Daniel Chigundu Warren Park legislator Shakespeare Hamauswa has called on the Minister of Finance and Economic Development Mthuli Ncube to convert the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) to US Dollars using the interbank rate as a way of preserving value. Currently, each of the 210 Parliamentary Constituencies is entitled to about $50 000 RTGS in …

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Madiwa rubbishes ZHRC election report

By Daniel Chigundu Mutasa North legislator Chido Madiwa says the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) Report on the 2018 harmonised election should be dismissed as it is biased and lack seriousness. The report heap a lot of blame on Zanu PF for various electoral malpractices during the 2018 election period and also proffer some solutions …

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Madiwa rubbishes ZHRC election report

By Daniel Chigundu Mutasa North legislator Chido Madiwa says the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) Report on the 2018 harmonised election should be dismissed as it is biased and lack seriousness. The report heap a lot of blame on Zanu PF for various electoral malpractices during the 2018 election period and also proffer some solutions …

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MPs who earned their sitting allowances in March

By Daniel Chigundu Parliament is currently on a month-long break (from the 21st of March to the 7th of May), and we take this opportunity to give you a list of names of legislators who were active in the past House sittings. In our first issue of this series, we highlighted names of legislators who …

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Mliswa clashes with Norton Council over Kingsdale land

By Wisdom Mumera Norton legislator Temba Mliswa says Norton Town Council is clearly captured following its alleged decision to give Maparahwe Properties a development permit for another Kingsdale sub-division. Mliswa said NTC is corrupt, inefficient and that the councillors performance leaves a lot to be desired. “Indications are that Maparahwe Properties is set to be …

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We won’t go anywhere unless we unite: Matambanadzo

By Daniel Chigundu Kwekwe Central legislator Masango Matambanadzo (National Patriotic Front) says Zimbabwe is not going anywhere unless political parties come together in the same way they did for the Unity Accord and the GNU. Zimbabwe is facing a lot of challenges economically, socially and politically and the current government appears to be clueless on how …

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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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