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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Nzenza tables the NSSA Report

By Correspondent Labour and Social Welfare Minister Sekesai Kanhutu-Nzenza has finally tabled the much-awaited National Social Security Authority (NSSA) Forensic Audit Report. The report is said to be containing various information about the abuse of office by company management, government officials and Ministers. Minister Nzenza had dragged to table the report which was officially given …

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MOPA Bill: PLC raises flag

By Staff Reporter Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Tsitsi Gezi told legislators yesterday that the Parliamentary Legal Committee (PLC) had given an adverse report on the controversial Maintenance of Peace and Order Bill (MOPA). MOPA is meant to replace the Public Order and Security Act (POSA) which has become inconsistent with the country’s new …

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No need to extend Proportional Representation: Masarira

By Daniel Chigundu Labour, Economists and African Democrats (LEAD) president Linda Masarira says she is against the idea of extending the term of Proportional Representation (PR) legislators adding that the seats are only being used to manipulate women instead of empowering them. The Constitution of Zimbabwe created PR legislators (60 seats drawn from the country’s …

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LEAD confident of winning Lupane East by-election

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa The newly formed Labour, Economists and African Democrats (LEAD) party say it will be fielding candidates in the impending Lupane East by-elections and are also confident of victory. The Lupane East seat fell vacant following the death of Zanu-PF legislator Sithembiso Gumbo in April and the by-election has been set for August. …

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MPs demand electricity update

By Daniel Chigundu  Parliament says Energy and Power Development Minister Fortune Chasi must come back to the House and indicate to the legislators whether the country still has electricity or not, in light of the crippling load shedding which is also affecting production. Most Zimbabweans are enduring about 15 hours of load shedding on a …

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