Male MPs are abusing young girls at universities

By Staff Reporter Proportional Representation legislator Lynette Karenyi says some of the male legislators in Parliament are guilty of abusing young girls especially those in institutions of higher learning. Most students in universities who fail to secure residence at their institutions of learning end up looking for accommodation elsewhere which is often expensive and beyond …

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Male MPs are abusing young girls at universities

By Staff Reporter Proportional Representation legislator Lynette Karenyi says some of the male legislators in Parliament are guilty of abusing young girls especially those in institutions of higher learning. Most students in universities who fail to secure residence at their institutions of learning end up looking for accommodation elsewhere which is often expensive and beyond …

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Protect us from abusive Male MPs, women beg Deputy Speaker

By Staff Reporter Chirumanzu legislator Barbara Rwodzi has pleaded with the Deputy Speaker of National Assembly Tsitsi Gezi to protect female legislators from verbal gender-based violence they are getting from male legislators in the National Assembly. The verbal abuses are said to be part of the bottlenecks that have been preventing female legislators from effectively …

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Counting the gains towards eliminating gender inequality in Parliament

By Michelle Chifamba Female legislators in the 9th Parliament of Zimbabwe say although there have been efforts to promote gender equality, the country still has a low representation of women in top political decision making positions. This slim representation has been identified as one of the many reasons why the country is failing to reach …

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Female MPs plead with Govt to act on maternal health crisis

By Michelle Chifamba Female legislators in Parliament have called on the government to honour its commitment towards attaining the universal goals of ending maternal deaths as well as attaining sustainable development goals in line with the SADC Protocol. The SADC Protocol on Health contains articles which are key to sexual and reproductive health. According to …

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We have great expectations, but Mthuli has failed us before: Masarira

By Staff Reporter Labour Economists and Afrikan Democrats (LEAD) president Linda Masarira says her party is expecting positives from the 2020 National Budget that is going to be presented in Parliament this Thursday (14 November 2019) despite the misfiring of the previous ones. Minister Mthuli Ncube’s budget comes at a time when Zimbabwe is going …

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Meet the MP| Miriam Mushayi| Kuwadzana| MDC

By Michelle Chifamba Kuwadzana Constituency legislator Miriam Mushayi (MDC- Alliance) is a champion for the rights of women, children and people living with disabilities. Mushayi says she hopes to use her role as a legislator to empower as many young women as possible. “I want to be able to look back and see women who …

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Life outside Parliament has been great: Majome

By Michelle Muchina Former Harare West Legislator Jessie Fungayi Majome has said she is enjoying life out of Parliament adding that she is now able to focus on other things including her law practice. Majome contested for the Harare West seat as an independent candidate in the 2018 general elections but could not get enough …

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We will not join POLAD says Masarira-Kaingidza

By Daniel Chigundu Labour Economists and Afrikan Democrats (LEAD) president Linda Masarira-Kaingidza says her political party will not join the on-going Political Actors Dialogue (POLAD) arguing that it is not addressing the challenges faced in the country. POLAD which is composed of Zanu PF and a few other political parties that contested in the Presidential …

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MPs and Qualifications |Tsitsi Gezi| Proportional Representation | Zanu PF

  Tsitsi Gezi is the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and is a Zanu PF legislator under the Proportional Representation quota. She was born on the 9th of August 1970 in Lomagundi and she is the widow of the late Zanu PF National Commissar Border Gezi. Academic Qualifications   Primary: Chigwida Primary School: Mvurwi Primary …

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