Parliament begins 2020 pre-budget consultations

The portfolio committees mentioned below will be meeting in open session next week 16th to the 19th of September.  These committee meetings are all open and will be held at Parliament in Harare on the dates and at the times and venues within the Parliament building indicated below Monday 16th September at 9.30 am Public Accounts …

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Mugabe continues to trouble ED even in death

OPINION By Wisdom Mumera Since his removal from power, Robert Mugabe remained a strong political voice and figure, even after his death he has connived to remain an awkward point for the new administration of President Emmerson Mnangagwa with his alleged refusal to a Heroes Acre burial. Mugabe’s nephew Leo Mugabe had been quoted in …

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We have come because of Ubuntu: Chamisa

By James Martin MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has said his visit to the Blue Roof in Borrowdale to pay his condolences to the Mugabe family was in the spirit of Africanism and Ubuntu. Chamisa who was in the company of his party senior officials said although his party had political differences with the deceased former …

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Why young people snub Parly public hearings

By James Martin Young people say they don’t attend Parliamentary public hearings because their voices are not heard as their contributions are not considered most of the times. Parliament through its legislative role usually go around the country seeking people’s views to various Bills that would have been tabled in Parliament, but young people have …

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Why I joined politics: Vincent Tsvangirai

By Daniel Chigundu Vincent Tsvangirai, son to the late MDC founding president Dr Morgan Richard Tsvangirai says the desire to change the country’s political landscape and to finish what his late sister Vimbai Java had started in Glen View South is what has led him to enter mainstream politics. Aged 24 years, Vincent recently won …

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The state of medicine in Zimbabwe’s hospitals

Second Report of the Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Care on the state of medicines and drugs supply in the public health institutions of Zimbabwe Honourable Mathias Tongofa:  I move the motion standing in my name that this House takes note of the Second Report of the Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Care …

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Mahamat leads Africa in mourning Mugabe

By James Martin The African Union (AU) chairperson Moussa Fak Mahamat has taken a lead in mourning the death of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe who passed on in Singapore. Writing on Twitter, Mahamat described Mugabe as a continental unifier and a Pan Africanist. “It is with immense sadness that I learnt of the passing …

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