Linda Masarira fired for wearing Zanu PF regalia

By Daniel Chigundu Self-styled political activist Linda Masarira has been fired from the Thokozani Khupe led opposition party MDC-T for wearing Zanu PF regalia. Masarira wore the regalia last month when she had gone for formal introductions to her new husband’s family in the rural areas. In her defence, Masarira said she had forgotten to …

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Linda Masarira fired for wearing Zanu PF regalia

By Daniel Chigundu Self-styled political activist Linda Masarira has been fired from the Thokozani Khupe led opposition party MDC-T for wearing Zanu PF regalia. Masarira wore the regalia last month when she had gone for formal introductions to her new husband’s family in the rural areas. In her defence, Masarira said she had forgotten to …

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Only 5 female MPs spoke in Parliament

By Daniel Chigundu With calls to extend the life of Proportional Representation to beyond 10 years, as is being proposed by Mangwe legislator Obedingwa Mguni, female legislators appear to be failing to justify the need for more women, especially in the National Assembly. Proportional Representation was birthed with a view to capacitate women so that …

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How Honourable Joanah Mamombe was arrested

By Staff Report Speaker of National Assembly Jacob Mudenda says Harare West legislator Joanah Mamombe was not arrested during a Parliament meeting as is being spread around but that she was arrested after and when they were on their way to Harare. Advocate Mudenda who was with Honourable Mamombe when she was arrested said the …

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How Honourable Joanah Mamombe was arrested

By Staff Report Speaker of National Assembly Jacob Mudenda says Harare West legislator Joanah Mamombe was not arrested during a Parliament meeting as is being spread around but that she was arrested after and when they were on their way to Harare. Advocate Mudenda who was with Honourable Mamombe when she was arrested said the …

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Crackdown on opposition legislators continues

By Staff Reporter The persecution of opposition legislators continues with the recent arrest of Harare West legislator Joanah Mamombe and Godfrey Sithole (Chitungwiza North). Mamombe was arrested while in Nyanga on Parliamentary business and Sithole handed himself at Makoni Police station. The two legislators are being charged with trying to subverting a constitutionally elected government. …

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Can we still pay school fees using goats?

By Daniel Chigundu Proportional Representation legislator Joyce Makonya left the National Assembly in stitches when she asked Primary and Secondary Education Minister whether it was still feasible for poor parents to pay school fees using livestock. With most companies having closed shop in the country especially in the past decade most parents are struggling to …

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Can we still pay school fees using goats?

By Daniel Chigundu Proportional Representation legislator Joyce Makonya left the National Assembly in stitches when she asked Primary and Secondary Education Minister whether it was still feasible for poor parents to pay school fees using livestock. With most companies having closed shop in the country especially in the past decade most parents are struggling to …

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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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Time to punish those who call for sanctions

By Daniel Chigundu Proportional Representation legislator Tatenda Mavetera has called on Parliament to enact laws that will punish Zimbabweans who call for sanctions on the country. Zimbabwe is currently under sanctions owing to alleged violation of human rights emanating from violent acts that occurred during the land reform exercise and the 2000 Parliamentary elections. Many …

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