By Portia Sigauke National pledge demonstration that was organized by Prayer Network Zimbabwe (PNZ) on Monday was a success with more than hundred Christians from all walks of life taking part. The demonstration was led by PNZ which seeks to pray for the nation’s peace and advancing Christianity. Representatives from various churches participated expressing displeasure against decision by Primary and Secondary Education Minister, Lazarus Dokora’s … Continue reading Another National Pledge demo by Prayer Network Zimbabwe
By Nyasha N Mukapiko Chegutu West Member of Parliament Dexter Nduna shocked the August house on Tuesday after he echoed some rare utterances when he said Headmasters who chase away students for non-payment of school fees through a government funded program called Basic Education Assistance Module (BEAM) should be sentenced to death. The Chegutu West legislator was reacting to a report that had been tabled … Continue reading Sentence headmasters to death for chasing away BEAM students – Hon. Nduna.
By Nkanyiso Ncube Since he was sworn in as the Minister of Youth Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Patrick Zhuwao has never done anything that empowers the youth nor does he have time to interact with them and hear their pleas. Youth in Zimbabwe are increasingly losing confidence in the Youth Minister Patrick Zhuwao who has so far managed to only create more confusion over the … Continue reading Zhuwao a clueless political clown misrepresenting youths
By Portia Sigauke Members of Parliament say the decision by the Zimbabwe Medical Aid to disregard medical aid cards and demand cash upfront from patients was in breach of the constitution that clearly states that everyone is entitled to medical attention. Legislator said demanding cash from patients in this cash-strapped market by doctors was unrealistic. The legislators made the plea while contributing to a motion … Continue reading Members of Parliament respond to ZiMA announcement
By Nyasha N. Mukapiko In one of the Parliament question and answer sessions last week, Minister of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development Dr Joseph Made exposed the ills within the countries’ grain depot, Grain Marketing Board (GMB) when he revealed that farmers were doomed payment upon misplacing receipts. Minister Made was responding to a motion which had been moved by Mabel Kaundikiza, Zanu-PF legislator for … Continue reading GMB duping farmers of their hard earned cash
By Pretty Chavango . The Harare public hearing on the Local Government Law Amendment Bill which took place yesterday at Rainbow Towers turned nasty as disgruntled participants started hitting each other with chairs. At least two people Denford Ngadziore and Taurai Kazado both MDC supporters were assaulted by suspected ZANU PF supporters after speaking against the provisions of the bill. The latter is said to be … Continue reading Violence disrupts Harare public hearings on the Local Government Law Amendment Bill
By Daniel Chigundu Primary and Secondary Education Minister Lazarus Dokora has denied banning Scripture Unions in school but said he is only trying to bring order. Government introduced the school national pledge at the beginning of the 2016 second term and stopped holding of Scripture Unions, banned the Lord’s Prayer and even went further to stop distribution of bibles in schools by The Gideons Foundation. The … Continue reading I didn’t ban Scripture Unions: Dokora
By Munyaradzi Dodo Parliament is carrying out nation wide hearings on proposed ammendments to the Local Government Bill. Attend a local meeting in your area this week and let your voice be heard Why should you attend these hearings? Well according to a recent article on Newsday : “The majority of civil society organisations working in the area of local governance have slammed the Bill for … Continue reading Free Download : Public Hearings Schedule for the Local Government Bill
By Pretty Chavango. Members of Parliament recently held a closed door session with Katswe Sisterhood, a movement of young women fighting for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for women, to consider its petition against revenge porn. The meeting which had been postponed since last year finally took place with popular actress Tinopona Katsande ‘Tin Tin’ who is also a victim of leaked pornographic materials … Continue reading My nudes my business – Parliament discusses laws on revenge porn
By Nyasha N Mukapiko The portfolio committee on Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment on Thursday unanimously agreed Minister Patrick Zhuwao to be summoned before the committee to answer questions concerning consultancy work which was done by Triple Bottom Line (3BL) Consultant Company. The decision was reached after Permanent Secretary George Magosvongwe in the same Ministry gave contradicting evidence with 3BL when they appeared before the … Continue reading Minister Zhuwao to appear before the Youth, Indigenisation Economic Empowerment committee for grilling.