Masvingo residents refuse to discuss the Coroners Bill

By Hazvinei Mwanaka The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs was on Monday left with egg on its face following the refusal by People in Masvingo to discuss the Coroners Bill. This Coroners Bill provides for the establishment of an office responsible for investigating all deaths that come about as a result …

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Remove multiple accreditations for journalists: Mhike

By James Martin Seasoned lawyer Chris Mhike has told the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Information and Broadcasting Services that they should use the Zimbabwe Media Commission Bill to do away with the issues of multiple accreditations for media practitioners in the country. Despite being duly accredited to practice journalism in the country by the Zimbabwe …

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ZMC Bill: Maintaining an old repressive status

Opinion By Marshall Bwanya  Since coming into office in 2017, President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government promised a raft of measures as a way of showing that they are a departure from the “old” Robert Mugabe regime. Among the November promises were media reforms which are meant to free the practice of journalism which was heavily under …

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We miss Tongesayi Mudambo: Harare North

By Loreen Tadzingwa Residents of Harare North say they miss their former legislator Tongesayi Mudambo whom they say brought a lot of development to the constituency compared to the current legislator Allan Norman Markham. Most of the residents who spoke to OpenParlyZW said they are yet to see any sign of development in their constituency …

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Cyber Bill should respect human rights

By Mark Matambirofa Some members of the public have called on the government to ensure that the upcoming Cyber Crime, Cyber Security and Data Protection Bill does not infringe on people’s rights adding that it should be used to promote the safe use of internet in the country. Zimbabwe is in the process of coming …

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Cyber Bill should respect human rights

By Mark Matambirofa Some members of the public have called on the government to ensure that the upcoming Cyber Crime, Cyber Security and Data Protection Bill does not infringe on people’s rights adding that it should be used to promote the safe use of internet in the country. Zimbabwe is in the process of coming …

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