MDC Alliance to Challenge MOPA in Court

By Wisdom Mumera MDC Alliance has says it is going to challenge the Maintenance of Peace and Order Act (MOPA) in court for being an unjust law which has been replicated from the apartheid laws of pre-independence South Africa. Debating in the Senate, Honourable Lillian Timveos who is also MDC Chief Whip said that they …

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DOWNLOAD: Appropriation Supplementary Bill 2019 No.12

Consolidated Revenue Fund charged with $ 10 076 835 000 The Consolidated Revenue Fund is hereby charged with such sums of money as may be required for the service of Zimbabwe during the year ending on the 31st December 2019, not exceeding in aggregate the sum of ten billion seventy-six million eight hundred and thirty-five thousand dollars. DOWNLOAD: …

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DOWNLOAD: Zimbabwe Media Commission Bill

This Bill makes additional provisions with regard to the Zimbabwe Media Commission which is established by section 248 of the Constitution and whose functions are detailed in section 249 of the Constitution with the objective to protect the rights to the freedom of expression and the freedom of the media granted under section 61 of …

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Lessons from Malawi for MDC demo

OPINION Tariro Senderayi MDC (Alliance) are expecting their demonstration pencilled for the 16th of August to be the mother-of all-demonstrations in their quest for both political power and economic solutions to the country’s crisis. The demonstration which stems from the disputed 2018 Presidential election results and economic meltdown is supposed to put pressure on President …

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Zanu PF’s Parliamentary crudity is winning battles but losing the war

OPINION By Wisdom Mumera In July Tendai Biti (Harare East-MDC Alliance) delivered a vintage debate speech in Parliament, hitting out at the Finance Ministry over multiple infractions noted in the Auditor General’s Report, revealing how the spider-web of poor governance was spreading from there to everywhere else in the country’s sordid mess of state and …

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Adv. Mpofu wants to prosecute top NSSA looters

By Tariro Senderayi Seasoned lawyer Advocate Thabani Mpofu has agreed to take up Alex Magaisa’s idea to offer his legal services for free to the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) in prosecuting people and companies named in the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) Audit Report. The NSSA Audit Report has revealed serious acts of corrupt practices …

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Supplementary budget is inhumane and toxic: Chikwinya

Mbizo legislator Settlement Chikwinya says the supplementary budget presented by Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube on the 1st of August is inhumane and toxic because it fails to safeguard the social net. Chikwinya said Parliament cannot pass a budget that does a 500% increment of power tariffs, 100% increment in all other services but gives a …

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Live Stream : ZERA appearing before Energy and Power Committee

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) is appearing before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Energy and Power Development to give evidence on the power situation in the country especially on the prices of fuel which has been on an upward trend as well as electricity tariffs and its availability among many others. ZERA is responsible …

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Spirit mediums demand recognition in the constitution:[Full Text]

Norton legislator Temba Mliswa says he was sent by some spirit mediums who were conducting some rituals in his constituency to tell Parliament that they also want to be recognised in the country’s constitution as is being done to war veterans. Mliswa said the spirit mediums complained that only Mbuya Nehanda and Sekuru Kaguvi are …

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