Public Hearings Schedule | National Peace & Reconciliation​ Bill H.B. 2, 2017

  The Portfolio Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, the Thematic Committee on Human Rights and the Thematic Committee on Peace and Security will hold Public Hearings on the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission Bill H.B.2, 2017 from the 13th to the 18th of March 2017. The Committees will be divided into two (2) groups and will cover various areas as follows: Team A Date  Place … Continue reading Public Hearings Schedule | National Peace & Reconciliation​ Bill H.B. 2, 2017

Get Involved | Public Comments on the Constitution of Zimbabwe Bill

Section 328(4) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe provides that; “(4) Immediately after the Speaker has given notice of a Constitutional Bill in terms of subsection (3), Parliament must invite members of the public to express their views on the proposed Bill in public meetings and through written submissions, and must convene meetings and provide facilities to enable the public to do so.” In compliance with … Continue reading Get Involved | Public Comments on the Constitution of Zimbabwe Bill

Prices of basic goods go up as Statutory Instrument 20 of 2017 (SI20) takes effect

 By Daniel Chigundu The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) says the decision by government to introduce Statutory Instrument 20 of 2017 (SI20) is a clear revelation that the ruling party lacks understanding of basic economics. SI20 which came into effect on February 1 2017, introduced a 15 percent Value Added Tax on such basic consumables as meats, rice and cereals which constitute the family food basket Download … Continue reading Prices of basic goods go up as Statutory Instrument 20 of 2017 (SI20) takes effect

Mugabe is inhuman, selfish and greedy: Masarira #21DaysOfActivism

By Daniel Chigundu Controversial pro-democracy and outspoken human rights activist Linda Masarira says the decision by President Robert Mugabe to hold his annual lavish birthday bash when the country is going through trying times is a sign that he is selfish and doesn’t care about people. President Mugabe who turns 93 years old on the 21st of February 2017 is expected to throw an opulent birthday … Continue reading Mugabe is inhuman, selfish and greedy: Masarira #21DaysOfActivism

Ministry of Finance must disclose terms of the $200 million AFREXIM loan

by Tariro Senderayi Harare West Member of Parliament, Jessie Majome during the recent debate on the Bond Note Bill,  demanded that the Minister of Finance make privy to the house and the nation the terms and conditions of the loan which created the $200 million facility. “I am deeply concerned by the aura of opaqueness, mystery and lack of transparency and indeed lack of truth … Continue reading Ministry of Finance must disclose terms of the $200 million AFREXIM loan

5 reasons you should register to vote in 2018 elections | #Ivote4PeaceZW

By Nigel Ndlovhu The Zimbabwean Elections are around the corner and 2018 might seem like a faraway destination but it is really 1 block away. I have complied a list which I think the Zimbabweans youths should read and make their daily bread. 1.Youths we are Large. The youth make up majority of Zimbabwe`s population.  This is the same group which always complaining, the same … Continue reading 5 reasons you should register to vote in 2018 elections | #Ivote4PeaceZW

Here is a quick way you can contribute to the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment bill now!

by Munya Bloggo  Here are 3 quick ways you can let your voice be heard in the corridors of Parliament. Its very simple! Step 1: Know Your Rights Section 328(4) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe provides that; (4) Immediately after the Speaker has given notice of a Constitutional Bill in terms of subsection (3), Parliament must invite members of the public to express their views on the … Continue reading Here is a quick way you can contribute to the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment bill now!

Only 35 people attended #Bondnotes Bill public hearing in Harare

by Daniel Chigundu National Vendors Unions of Zimbabwe (NAVUZ) board chairperson Sten Zvorwadza says the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Finance and Economic Development should take the blame for low turnout at the Bond Notes Bill public hearing in Harare. About 35 people including Parliament personnel attended the meeting despite the fact that Bond Notes issues have generated a lot of interest in the country and … Continue reading Only 35 people attended #Bondnotes Bill public hearing in Harare

80 prisoners on death row in Zimbabwe… but no hangman

By Daniel Chigundu Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has revealed that the country has failed to find a hangman to execute about 80 prisoners who are on death row since 2005. The last know criminals to be hanged in the country are the notorious and dreaded duo of Edmore Masendeke and Stephen Chidumo. Capital punishment has become a very topical issue worldwide, with many nations and human … Continue reading 80 prisoners on death row in Zimbabwe… but no hangman

Beans from my farm helped me win the Norton by election – Mliswa

By Nyasha N Mukapiko Recently crowned Norton legislator Hon Temba Mliswa who beat rival Zanu-PF candidate Ronald Chindedza last week on Tuesday revealed that proceeds from his 800 hectares Spring farm located in Karoi had helped him cling to victory in the last month by-election. Mliswa was contributing to the Land Commission Bill, tabled by the Lands Minister Douglas Mombeshora which went through second reading. … Continue reading Beans from my farm helped me win the Norton by election – Mliswa