By Buhle Tshavango Minister of Women affairs, Gender and Community Development Cde Nyasha Chikwinya faces contempt of Parliament charges after presenting conflicting information and evading questions from MPs during a question and answer session. Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda recently made a ruling in response to submissions made by Honourable Chikwinya in response to progress made on the yet to be launched Women’s … Continue reading Women affairs Minister Nyasha Chikwinya might face contempt of parliament charges
by Tariro Daphne Senderayi The Primary and Secondary Education Ministry embarked on implementing the various aspects of the new curriculum but it has been noticed that as was expected by critics there is no support in infrastructure and skilled personnel. When the review of the curriculum was flighted, concerned citizens pointed out that the broke government will face difficulties in implementation of the changes which … Continue reading Broke govnt faces difficulties in implementation of new education curriculum
By Nkanyiso Ncube National Electoral Reform Agenda (Nera) has proposed safeguards measures to be put in place to secure Diaspora votes and ensure no rigging takes place ahead of 2018 elections. In a statement, NERA said it had came up with pointers to be taken into consideration ahead of 2018 elections. “NERA supports the right to vote for the Diaspora however we must ensure that … Continue reading NERA proposes safeguard measures to secure Diaspora vote | #Ivote4PeaceZW
By Nkanyiso Ncube Failure by the government to create employment opportunities for young people has been a major contributory factor of human trafficking, legislators have said. Contributing a motion during the question and answer session yesterday in Parliament, Shamva South MP, Joseph Mapiki (Zanu PF) asked if there was any policy that protects people from being exploited in foreign lands. In his response Minister of … Continue reading Zimbabwe’s government blamed for human trafficking
By Daniel Chigundu Econet Wireless Zimbabwe CEO hief Douglas Mboweni told Parliament that he is concerned by the level of unfair treatment that his company has been getting from the Post and Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz). Potraz regulates the postal, telecommunication and courier services industries in the country and has been at loggerheads with Econet over a number of issues ranging from accountability and … Continue reading We are treated unfairly – Econet #DataMustFall
On the 19th of January the Portfolio Committee of the Ministry of Education congregated to make a post 2017 Budget analysis of their allocation. However, it would appear as though most Portfolio Committee meetings that day were closed to the public serve for them informing most civic society members that they were open on the day before. it would appear as though Parliament processes are … Continue reading Ministry of Education fails to provide Quarterly report to Portfolio committee
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
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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 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.