Articles tagged 'members of parliament'

MDC in fix over MPs luxury cars 12 January 2019 HARARE - As Treasury prepares to splurge millions of scarce United States dollars on luxury utility vehicles (SUVs) for legislators serving in the ninth Parliament, MDC representatives and their leader Nelson Chamisa, are in a quandary as to what to do — after their Zanu PF counterparts recently ...
MPs bemoan queuing for fuel coupons 28 December 2018 HARARE - Members of Parliament (MPs) have complained that they are going through demeaning conditions as they have to queue for fuel coupons. Zanu PF Chegutu West MP Dexter Nduna said Parliament should computerise their revenue generating and distributing mechanisms as getting coupons manually...
ED to recall errant MPs 10 December 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has threatened to recall incompetent Members of Parliament from his party, including those who refuse to tow the party line in pursuit of narrow factional agendas. While addressing a Zanu PF women's league national assembly in Harare last week, Mnangagwa w...
Tensions escalate in Zanu PF 10 December 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has threatened to recall incompetent Members of Parliament from his party, including those who refuse to tow the party line in pursuit of narrow factional agendas.
MDC MPs receive death threats on mobile phones 3 December 2018 HARARE - Dozens of opposition legislators have received death threats and are scared stiff for their lives, pushing for a government probe into the intimidation. Spooked Members of Parliament (MPs) who spoke to the Daily News yesterday said they were particularly worried about the fact that th...
Mthuli assures MPs vehicles 10 November 2018 HARARE - Finance minister Mthuli Ncube has promised to buy vehicles for parliamentarians, although there are still deliberations over the modalities. “I am on the side of making sure that you get your vehicles, but we have been debating as to whether we give you a 100 percent loan, partial loa...
Parliament spot-on on CDF audit 13 May 2018 HARARE - Reports that Parliament has embarked on an exercise to audit the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) ranks as one of the most progressive actions by the August house in years. Our sister paper, the Daily News, on Friday carried a story where the acting Speaker of the National Assembly...
MPs under scrutiny over CDF 11 May 2018 HARARE - Parliament has embarked on an audit into the usage of the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) accessed by Member of Parliament to develop their respective constituencies. Acting Speaker of the National Assembly Reuben Marumahoko said no new applications for fresh disbursements would b...
'MPs must lead by example' 18 November 2013 BULAWAYO - Ednah Madzongwe, president of the Senate, has encouraged Members of Parliament (MPs) to lead exemplary lifestyles in their communities to curb HIV and Aids prevalence in the country. Madzongwe told an HIV and Aids advocacy workshop for parliamentarians held in Bulawayo at a local ho...
MPs demand diplomatic passports 2 October 2013 HARARE - Members of Parliament have demanded diplomatic passports from government, ostensibly because the special travel document would enhance their status as honourable members. The MPs said the issuance of the diplomatic passports would enable them to carry out their duties more efficiently...