Army should be part of the dialogue says Chamisa

By Marshall Bwanya MDC leader Nelson Chamisa says the country’s military must be included in the political dialogue as a way of addressing concerns and allaying their fears. The military which ousted former President Robert Mugabe through Operation Restore Legacy in November 2017 is believed to be holding the most important key to the country’s …

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You are not an arm of government, Ziyambi tells POLAD

By Staff Reporter Justice, legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi says political parties that are taking part in the Political Actors Dialogue (POLAD) should not think they are an arm of government that deserves to be consulted on policy issues. The statement comes on the back of complaints by some members of POLAD who …

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Zanu PF bigwigs behind machete gangs: Chinyanganya

By Sibusiso Ncube Kadoma Central legislator Muchineripi Chinyanganya says some top officials in Zanu PF are behind the machete-wielding gangs (mashurugwi) who are terrorising artisanal miners around the country. Currently, the effects of the machete-wielding gangs have been felt in such areas as Shurugwi, Kadoma, Kwekwe and some parts of Matabeleland. In an interview, Honourable …

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Zanu PF bigwigs behind machete gangs: Chinyanganya

By Sibusiso Ncube Kadoma Central legislator Muchineripi Chinyanganya says some top officials in Zanu PF are behind the machete-wielding gangs (mashurugwi) who are terrorising artisanal miners around the country. Currently, the effects of the machete-wielding gangs have been felt in such areas as Shurugwi, Kadoma, Kwekwe and some parts of Matabeleland. In an interview, Honourable …

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Legislator urges Mthuli to maintain 2% tax

By Staff Reporter Shamva South legislator Bramwell Bushu (Zanu PF) has called on Finance and Economic Development Minister Mthuli Ncube to maintain the unpopular 2% tax arguing that the government needs the money to finance its activities. Speaking in the National Assembly during the Finance Bill Budget Debate, Honourable Bushu said the government has been …

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Is Wadyajena a blue-eyed-boy in Parliament?

Norton legislator Temba Mliswa has asked Parliament to explain why Gokwe-Nembudziya legislator Justice Mayor Wadyajena is given special treatment in Parliament adding that the youthful flamboyant legislator has never read a report from the Agriculture Committee on his own as he is always absent. Speaking in the National Assembly recently, Honourable Mliswa said it appears …

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A leadership premised on envy

By Anonymous By now it must be clear that conversations around the new dispensation were just tooth fairy tales. True only to those whose minds are yet to develop. Even those behind the idea laugh at those who genuinely believe in it. A case of a poisonous concoction getting willing swallowers. The man who became …

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We will continue to disrupt MDC led committees until they recognise ED says Togarepi

By Owen Correspondent Zanu PF Chief Whip in the National Assembly Pupurai Togarepi says his party will continue to disrupt all Parliamentary Committees which are chaired by MDC legislators until they start recognizing President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Speaking to OpenParlyZW, Togarepi said MDC legislators should not think that they have a monopoly to snub and sabotage …

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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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Will the BAZ board live up to the promise?

By Own Correspondent The new Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) board that was recently inducted faces a daunting task of trying to convince people that they will deliver on their promises especially issuance of radio and television licences. While the board deserves a chance, they will, however, need to work hard to come out of …

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