Live Stream: Tuesday Sitting 16/07/2019

The National Assembly resumed sitting since adjourning on the 27th of June, Bills are set to take centre stage, as Parliament is now running out of time to finish the legislative agenda for the First Session of the 9th Parliament of Zimbabwe which kicked off in September last year. The normal setting is expected to …

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Zim could have been better with Tongogara alive

By Daniel Chigundu Chipinge coffee farmer Richard Le Vieux who is at the centre of a land (Farfell Coffee Estate) dispute with Remembrance Mbudzana has told Parliament to reflect on how Zimbabwe could have been had the late former ZANLA commander General Josiah Tongogara not died. Tongogara, who died in 1979 when the country was …

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Freedom of Information Bill Fails to Lay the Mark for Reform: Expectations vs. Reality

By Wisdom Mumera The make-up of the Freedom of Information Bill, repealing the Access to Information Protection of Privacy Act (AIPPA) whilst more positive, as compared with the Maintenance of Peace and Order (MOPO), fails to break any new ground entrenching the suspicion that real reforms won’t happen under Zanu PF. Since the advent of …

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Council, Chiyangwa in deal to regularize Harare South

By Takunda Mandura Harare City Council has authorized Town Clerk Hosiah Chisango to negotiate with Philip Chiyangwa’s company Pinnacle Property Holdings (PVT) Ltd on a proposal to regularize illegal housing developments in Harare South. In November 2018 Pinnacle Property Holdings (PVT) Ltd approached the council with a proposal to partner in the regularization of housing …

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Harare to punish officials for buying wrong skip trucks

By Takunda Mandura Harare City Council says it is going to take disciplinary action against officials who slept on duty which resulted in them taking delivery of wrong skip truck from FAW Zimbabwe. According to minutes from the councils’ Environmental Management Committee dated 3 June 2019, City of Harare entered into a Memorandum of Agreement …

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#AGReportZW | Auditor Generals Report on Ministries & Government Departments | December 2018

I hereby submit my Report on the audit of Appropriation Accounts, Finance and Revenue Statements and Fund Accounts of Zimbabwe for the year ended December 31, 2018 in terms of Section 309 (2) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe read together with Section 10 (1) of the Audit Office Act [Chapter 22:18]. Yours faithfully, M. CHIRI, …

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Council to eliminate subletting at Mupedzanhamo

By Takunda Mandura Harare City Council has authorized the conversion of Mupedzanhamo Flea Market from the current monthly stall leases into daily leases as a way of eliminating subletting of stalls. Most people who hold leases for stalls at Mupedzanhamo have generally been subletting these stalls at a premium to desperate traders who will be …

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Download | Access To Information Bill [AIPPA REPEAL]

  This Freedom of Information Bill, 2019 will repeal the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act [Chapter 10:27]. The Bill will give effect to section 62 of the Constitution which enshrines in the Declaration of Rights the right of access to information. In brief, the Bill sets out— • the procedure for access …

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