Mthuli is misinformed, needs a lecture: Mangudya

By Daniel Chigundu Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor John Mangudya says Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube is misinformed and needs a whole workshop to be schooled on activities of the central bank. According to Ncube, the RBZ is engaging in too much quasi-fiscal activities and he wants them to be liquidated, however, Mangudya says there …

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Consumer Protection Bill public hearings kick off

By Staff Reporter Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Industry and Trade has started public hearings for the Consumer Protection Bill which is seeking among other things to close gaps and loopholes in the current consumer protection laws. Speaking recently, Consumer Council of Zimbabwe (CCZ) chairperson Phillip Bvumbe said consultations on the Bill will be done across …

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Parly to summon Minister over wetlands invasions

By Tendai Guvamombe Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Portfolio Committee chairperson Consilia Chinanzvavana says her committee will soon exercise its legislative powers in an effort to protect wetlands from further invasions. Most wetlands mainly in Harare and Chitungwiza have been invaded by property developers and land barons who have gone to parcel them to unsuspecting …

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Parliament to investigate MPs for corruption

By Daniel Chigundu Parliament is set to appoint a Privileges Committee to investigate legislators Temba Mliswa (Norton), Prince Dubeko Sibanda (Binga North), Anele Ndebele (Magwegwe) and Leonard Chikomba (Gokwe-Kabuyuni) on $400 000 bribery allegation. The four legislators who are all members of the Mines and Mining Development Committee are alleged to have demanded about $400 …

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Parly hears how land reform destroyed milk industry

By Daniel Chigundu Dairibord Holdings Limited Zimbabwe chief executive officer Anthony Mandiwanza has told the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Industry and Commerce that the land reform program is to blame for milk shortages in the country. Zimbabwe is currently producing about 70 million litres of milk against a current demand of 120 million. Before the …

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