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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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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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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What to expect in Parliament this week

By Daniel Chigundu The drama continues this week in the Parliament of Zimbabwe in both House sittings and Portfolio Committees as has become the norm these days. Parliament is sitting from 19th to the 22nd of November with an interesting lineup of committees that will be capped with the 2019 national budget presentation by Finance …

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Gabbuza’s arrest pegs back free speech

By Wisdom Mumera The recent arrest of MDC Alliance legislator for Binga South Gabuza Joel Gabbuza has reignited the debate on the issue of free speech and President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s sincerity for change. Gabbuza who is also MDC’s national executive member and one of the long-serving legislators in the pro-labour party is being charged with …

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State using apartheid-style surveillance on Chamisa

By Daniel Chigundu MDC Alliance has accused government through the dreaded CIO of using apartheid-style surveillance on its leader Nelson Chamisa which includes interfering with his vehicles. The party alleges that some self-confessed CIOs tried to abduct the opposition leader in Mabvuku on their way from a thank-you rally in Marondera. There is an amateur …

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State using apartheid-style surveillance on Chamisa

By Daniel Chigundu MDC Alliance has accused government through the dreaded CIO of using apartheid-style surveillance on its leader Nelson Chamisa which includes interfering with his vehicles. The party alleges that some self-confessed CIOs tried to abduct the opposition leader in Mabvuku on their way from a thank-you rally in Marondera. There is an amateur …

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