We need another inquiry on loss of pensions

By Daniel Chigundu  Life Assurance Association of Zimbabwe secretary-general Mavukeni Rufai has told Parliament that there is a need for another commission of inquiry to look at the current loss of value of pension, insurance and investments. It is believed that millions of Zimbabweans might have lost value of their investment s and insurance when …

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MPs at it again, waste time, taxpayers’ money

By Daniel Chigundu With about three months left to complete the legislative agenda that was set for the First Session of the 9th Parliament of Zimbabwe which started on the 18th of September 2018, legislators continue to waste time through early House adjournments. According to legal watchdog Veritas Zimbabwe, the only Bills that have been …

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Give us more time on ZINARA says Matiza

By Daniel Chigundu Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Joel Biggie Matiza has called on Parliament to give them more time while they deal with malpractices and corruption unearthed at the Zimbabwe National Road Authority (ZINARA). ZINARA is accused of flouting the country’s tender processes and engaging in activities outside its mandate which are believed to …

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Mnangagwa’s desperate search for a middle ground

By Wisdom Mumera President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been hungry for international acceptance since day one of 14 November 2017 and has since become a politician of no fixed ideological abode, constantly winging it and indulging in abrasive real-politick. Equally true is the point that he is afraid of reforming himself out of support from the …

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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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Only 5 female MPs spoke in Parliament

By Daniel Chigundu With calls to extend the life of Proportional Representation to beyond 10 years, as is being proposed by Mangwe legislator Obedingwa Mguni, female legislators appear to be failing to justify the need for more women, especially in the National Assembly. Proportional Representation was birthed with a view to capacitate women so that …

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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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