Parliament begins 2020 pre-budget consultations

The portfolio committees mentioned below will be meeting in open session next week 16th to the 19th of September.  These committee meetings are all open and will be held at Parliament in Harare on the dates and at the times and venues within the Parliament building indicated below Monday 16th September at 9.30 am Public Accounts …

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The state of medicine in Zimbabwe’s hospitals

Second Report of the Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Care on the state of medicines and drugs supply in the public health institutions of Zimbabwe Honourable Mathias Tongofa:  I move the motion standing in my name that this House takes note of the Second Report of the Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Care …

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ZACC, Parly must summon FSG over US$$400m saga.

By James Martin Seasoned lawyer and academic Alex Magaisa say the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) and Parliament must summon Fert Seeds and Grain (FSG) Private Limited (Pvt) for interrogations over its alleged 2018 contract with Command Agriculture worth US$$400 million. Although on Tuesday FSG denied having been awarded a contract by Command Agriculture to supply …

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Command Agriculture saga: Biti digs deeper.

By James Martin Treasury in 2018 paid USD$400 million to a funeral parlour called FSG to supply fertilisers and seed for the Command Agriculture program, the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Public Accounts has heard. This revelation comes barely two weeks after the Ministry of Agriculture professed ignorance to the US$3.2 billion which it is alleged …

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Live Stream : ZERA appearing before Energy and Power Committee

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) is appearing before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Energy and Power Development to give evidence on the power situation in the country especially on the prices of fuel which has been on an upward trend as well as electricity tariffs and its availability among many others. ZERA is responsible …

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DOWNLOAD: PAC Report on Ministry of Finance

SUMMARY OF FINDINGS 5.1 The following is the summary of the findings by the Committee: i) Non-compliance with the provisions of section 300 (3) of the Constitution in that the Minister of Finance and Economic Development failed to publish, in the Gazette loans contracted and guarantees issued by Government within sixty days of their conclusion. …

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Parly, teachers meet over salary erosion

By Daniel Chigundu Teacher organisations in the country are expected to meet with Parliament today to give oral evidence on their salary dispute with the government which has been dragging since the start of the year. Like most civil servants, teachers are demanding salaries which are in line with the current rate of inflation or …

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