Attend A Parliament Portfolio Commitee Meeting This Week

SCHEDULE OF PORTFOLIO AND THEMATIC COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR THE WEEK ENDING FRIDAY, 01 DECEMBER 2017. Open sessions can be attended by the public. Please ensure you have an ID in order to enter the Parliament building.   NAME OF PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE DATE TIME VENUE ACTIVITY Transport and Infrastructural Development Monday 27 Nov 2017 1000hrs Committee Room No. 1 Deliberations on the oral evidence received from … Continue reading Attend A Parliament Portfolio Commitee Meeting This Week

Khupe, Chamisa clash over US$5m CDF

By Daniel Chigundu Outspoken legislator and women’s rights advocate Thokozani Khupe yesterday clashed with Kuwadzana East legislator Nelson Chamisa in the National Assembly over the distribution of the Constituency Development Fund (CDF). The government has secured about US$5 million which will be distributed as part of the US$50 000 CDF to 210 Parliamentary Constituencies. Zimbabwe Parliament has 350 legislators, with 210 elected directly from constituencies … Continue reading Khupe, Chamisa clash over US$5m CDF

CDF saga: MPs now demand US$75K

Daniel Chigundu Legislators have demanded that the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) which is currently pegged at US$50 000 be adjusted to US$75 000 because of inflation. Treasury has already marshalled about US$5 million in CDF funds to be disbursed to the 210 legislators as soon as the constitution for the fund has been adopted by Parliament. Speaking in the National Assembly, Norton legislator Temba Mliswa … Continue reading CDF saga: MPs now demand US$75K

[MAP] Biometric Voter Registration Centres – Harare/Chitungwiza

by Kubatana How to use this map Zoom in to the area/neighbourhood/ ward Click on your area/neighbourhood/ ward Wait for the map to load A pop up window with mobile voter registration centres will appear. Go and register to vote! https://fusiontables.google.com/embedviz?q=select+col0+from+1UwEPtuyaM5exDTLBKZzAddQ7O8Ls6Qn8tkAASyhS+where+col5+%3D+'Harare'&viz=MAP&h=false&lat=-17.84544469481167&lng=31.091089332442834&t=1&z=11&l=col0&y=2&tmplt=2&hml=KML%20… Continue reading [MAP] Biometric Voter Registration Centres – Harare/Chitungwiza

In Zhombe, residents rarely see their MP Hon. Daniel Mackenzie Ncube

Watmore Makokoba As the political pot gets hot each day towards the land mark 2018 elections, the rural electorate, often times not given a voice, have raised concerns about betrayal and neglect they have endured over the years under selfish misleading politicians.   Zhombe, one of the areas under Midlands province still under the yoke of under development even though people have been religiously voting … Continue reading In Zhombe, residents rarely see their MP Hon. Daniel Mackenzie Ncube

ZESN speaks on Chiwundura by-election….queries strange voters roll anomalies

By Nkanyiso Ncube ZIMBABWE Election Support Network (ZESN) has called on the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to speed up the biometric voter registration exercise to avoid continued use of the controversial 2013 voters roll in future polls. In its preliminary report for the just ended Chiwundura by-election, the elections watchdog said a lot of strange anomalies were unearthed with regards to the 2013 voters roll currently … Continue reading ZESN speaks on Chiwundura by-election….queries strange voters roll anomalies

Mliswa pledges residential stands to women who want to venture into business

By Staff Reporter NORTON Constituency legislator Temba Mliswa has pledged to donate some of his residential stands to be used as collateral by women who want to venture into businesses so that they can easily access loans from banks. Women have found it difficult to access loans that are available for small businesses from various financing institutions because they lack collateral in the form of … Continue reading Mliswa pledges residential stands to women who want to venture into business

Unemployment blamed for the deadly Sabi gold War

By Watmore Makokoba Worsening economic conditions culminating into high levels of poverty, unemployment and stiff competition for resources are the main causes of the recent deadly clashes that have claimed lives at Sabi gold mining community in Zvishavane, a human rights and community watch organisation warned. The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has urged the Ministry of Mines and mining Development to look into the issue … Continue reading Unemployment blamed for the deadly Sabi gold War

ZEC fumbles to regain public trust

By Divine Dube In an interesting turn of events, Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) Commissioner, Dr.Qhubani Moyo temporarily left the podium when some members of the audience attending ZEC’s presentation held in Bulawayo mockingly shouted “Zanu PF” as he was talking about their preparedness to handle 2018 polls. After a few minutes, Moyo then resumed his address – which ironically, was being aired live on Skyz … Continue reading ZEC fumbles to regain public trust