Mixing Legislation and Zimdancehall music

by Pretty Chavango It takes time for someone to understand the combination of being a legislator and musician worse still Zimdancehall. Mazowe South Member of Parliament Honourable Fortune Chasi has released a 12 track dance hall album which tackles social issues. In a bid to reach out to the youths, on issues to do with aims of the  liberation struggle as well as issues raised … Continue reading Mixing Legislation and Zimdancehall music

NAC HANDS OVER INFORMATION AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL TO PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

By Tapiwa Mutizamhepo The National Aids Council, NAC says it committed to ensuring that all communities and minority societal groups are catered for when organizing and putting up HIV and AIDS mitigation strategies to ensure that the goal to eradicate HIV and AIDS in the country, by 2030 is achieved. Speaking at a handover ceremony of HIV and AIDS educational material worth US$54 000.00 produced … Continue reading NAC HANDS OVER INFORMATION AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL TO PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

MP of the Week: Nelson Chamisa the face of Kuwadzana East Constituency

Nelson Chamisa is best described as the most provocative, outspoken and fearless cadre in Zimbabwe’s Parliament. Since his election in 2003 as the Member of Parliament for Kuwadzana East constituency under the MDC-T ticket Nelson Chamisa has become the voice of reason in Parliament. Born in 1978 Honorable Chamisa studied Communication and Journalism at Harare polytechnic and was involved in a lot of student activism … Continue reading MP of the Week: Nelson Chamisa the face of Kuwadzana East Constituency

ZINARA owes US$9m to Group5 for the maintenance of Plumtree- Mutare highway.

Permanent secretary in the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development Munesu Munodawafa last month denied allegations that Zimbabwe National Roads Administration Authority (ZINARA) owed US$34 million to a contracted South African company called Group 5  tasked to rehabilitate the Plumtree to Mutare highway. Permanent secretary Munodawafa said Infra-link which was formed as a special purpose vehicle was the one who had borrowed the money to … Continue reading ZINARA owes US$9m to Group5 for the maintenance of Plumtree- Mutare highway.

Zim facing a mammoth task to achieve SDGs

By Nyasha N Mukapiko. Zimbabwe is facing a mammoth after joining other nations in the adoptionSustainable Development Goals (SDGs) this year which will come to an end in 2030. This arduous task comes at a time after failure to archive Medium Development Goals(MDGs) which ended in December last year. It’s no secret that Zimbabwe is caught between a hard place and hard rock to finance … Continue reading Zim facing a mammoth task to achieve SDGs

CDF looters should be revealed

By Portia Sigauke A cross section of people in Harare has called on the government to reveal and shame legislators who had in the previous year’s misused the Constituency Development Fund (CDF). The call comes after Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Secretary Mrs Virginia Mabhiza, made sensational revelations that government official auditors of the CDF had been threatened by violence with some legislators if they … Continue reading CDF looters should be revealed

I have a soft spot for Chinamasa: Misihairabwi

By Daniel Chigundu OUTSPOKEN Member of Parliament (MP) and gender activist Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga says she finds it hard to fight against Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa because she has a soft spot for him. The Finance Minister was seeking Parliament’s approval for the US$98.6 million loan facility for TelOne from the Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim Bank). Legislators took the opportunity to castigate the Minister … Continue reading I have a soft spot for Chinamasa: Misihairabwi

A day in Parliament & the problem with ‘proportional representation’

Pretty Chavango. Honourable Irene Zindi (ZANU PF) – “… I am a farmer and Member of Parliament. When I am here, the pigs keep consuming food yet time for them to go to the market has elapsed and that is money being lost. – [HON. CHAMISA: Inaudible interjection] – Forgive me Mr. Speaker for laughing, Hon. Chamisa just asked me whether I do not have … Continue reading A day in Parliament & the problem with ‘proportional representation’