Parly to conduct public hearings on 2020 budget

The Portfolio Committee on Budget, Finance and Economic Development will conduct public hearings around the country on the 2020 National Budget from Monday 23rd September to Friday 27th September 2019. Attendance at the Public Hearings Members of the public, interested groups and organisations are invited to attend these hearings, meetings and express their views to the …

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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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Let’s fix political issues also: Mangudya

By Daniel Chigundu Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor John Mangudya has called on politicians in the country to put the same amount of effort being put on the economy when dealing with political and social issues. Zimbabwe is currently at a political standstill owing to disputed 2018 general elections which saw President Emmerson Mnangagwa being …

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Chitungwiza to increase rates by 155%

By Takunda Mandura Chitungwiza Municipality is set to effect a 155% increase which will see the rates card moving from the current RTGS $24.14 to about RTGS$61.55. The move has been attributed to inflation and the continued devaluation of the local RTGS currency as compared to the US Dollar which has been in use since …

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Chitungwiza to increase rates by 155%

By Takunda Mandura Chitungwiza Municipality is set to effect a 155% increase which will see the rates card moving from the current RTGS $24.14 to about RTGS$61.55. The move has been attributed to inflation and the continued devaluation of the local RTGS currency as compared to the US Dollar which has been in use since …

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Army must stay away from demonstrations

By Daniel Chigundu  Political activist Paddington Japajapa has told Parliament that the military should not be given any role in dealing with civilian demonstrations. The last time the military was called in to help deal with demonstrations in the country was is in August 2018 and in January this year where some civilians ended up …

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MOPO Bill set for public hearings

By Daniel Chigundu Maintenance of Peace and Order (MOPO) Bill which is set to replace the unpopular Public Order and Security Act (POSA) is set for public hearings starting on the 3rd of June. MOPO Bill has received wide condemnation from various legal watchdogs and political commentators who are of the view that it is …

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