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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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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Who is New in Parliament: Mary Thandiwe Mliswa| Hurungwe West| Zanu PF|

By Wisdom Mumera Hurungwe West legislator Mary Thandiwe Mliswa is more famous as Temba Mliswa’s sister than as her own person. Politically she has perennially been in the shadow of the Norton legislator who has been in the trade longer. Mary who is also Minister of State for Mashonaland West, however, draws her political inspiration …

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Who is New in Parliament: Mary Thandiwe Mliswa| Hurungwe West| Zanu PF|

By Wisdom Mumera Hurungwe West legislator Mary Thandiwe Mliswa is more famous as Temba Mliswa’s sister than as her own person. Politically she has perennially been in the shadow of the Norton legislator who has been in the trade longer. Mary who is also Minister of State for Mashonaland West, however, draws her political inspiration …

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Did Mutseyami rig Chikanga-Dangamvura primary election?

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T legislator Prosper Mutseyami says he has won the Chikanga-Dangamvura Constituency primary elections fairly and will not lose sleep over vote-rigging claims. Mutseyami who dumped his current constituency Musikavanhu was fighting it out with MDC-T Women Assembly boss Lynette Karenyi. The legislator told OpenParlyZW on the sidelines of a Mines and Energy Committee meeting that as far as he is concerned he …

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Did Mutseyami rig Chikanga-Dangamvura primary election?

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T legislator Prosper Mutseyami says he has won the Chikanga-Dangamvura Constituency primary elections fairly and will not lose sleep over vote-rigging claims. Mutseyami who dumped his current constituency Musikavanhu was fighting it out with MDC-T Women Assembly boss Lynette Karenyi. The legislator told OpenParlyZW on the sidelines of a Mines and Energy Committee meeting that as far as he is concerned he …

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MDC-T (Khupe) launches BEST

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T “leader” Thokozani Khupe has launched her party’s 2018 election manifesto dubbed “Building an Economy to Support Transformation” (BEST) which she says will restore prosperity. Zimbabwe is scheduled to go for an all-important general election this year between 21 July and 21 August and these elections are reportedly important in turning around the country’s economic situation. Addressing party supporters at the launch …

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Mixed reactions to Jessie Majome’s withdrawal

By Pretty Chavango The withdrawal by Honourable Jessie Majome from the MDC-T Harare West primary elections has been met with mixed reactions, with some members from her constituency suggesting that her work and representation in Parliament cannot be replaced while others feel two terms are enough and that she should pave way for young blood. Honourable Majome announced her withdrawal from the primary elections Friday night …

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Women must vote for women: Khupe

By Daniel Chigundu Seasoned politician and veteran trade unionist Thokozani Khupe who is also the leader of an MDC-T faction says women must vote for women candidates in both primary and general elections as a way of trying to bring equality. Women constitute 54 percent of Zimbabwean population but have been lacking when it comes to occupying high ranking positions in political parties. As if …

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