Articles tagged 'national assembly'

Command Agric flaws exposed 2 December 2017 HARARE – The parliamentary committee on Lands, Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development has exposed flaws on the Command Agriculture programme. Presenting a report in the National Assembly on Thursday, the committee chairperson Christopher Chitindi said most farmers did not get in...
Women Funds benefits the connected 2 December 2017 HARARE – Women Development Funds (WDF) disbursed by the Women ministry is benefiting well-connected groups, the parliamentary committee on Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development has revealed. Presenting a report in the National Assembly this week, the committee chairperson Beatrice Ny...
Fresh bid to impeach Mugabe 12 August 2017 HARARE - Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC party has revived its bid to impeach President Robert Mugabe, this time with the full support of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA), which has since fallen out with the Zanu PF leader, the Daily News can report. Mid this week, th...
No political will to punish Parly bunking ministers 10 July 2017 HARARE - Cabinet ministers who have gained notoriety for absconding Parliament will not be punished despite Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda's threats. In February Mudenda read the riot act in the National Assembly threatening to write to President Robert Mugabe urging him to rep...
Leaders must not overstay their welcome — Mudenda 30 June 2017 VICTORIA FALLS - Spending too much time in leadership turns people evil, National Assembly speaker Jacob Mudenda has said. Mudenda told delegates at the on-going Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC) congress here that leaders who consolidate power become very evil. Without naming an...
'Harare roads repairs shoddy' 23 May 2017 HARARE - The Harare City Council (HCC) is doing a shoddy job on refurbishing roads, Transport minister Joram Gumbo has said. “I realise that Chiremba Road was not properly repaired,” Gumbo told the National Assembly last week. “Those who are not repairing those roads properly are the City o...
Parly goes on 3-week break 6 April 2017 HARARE - A tumultuous sitting of both houses of Parliament concludes this afternoon, when MPs will meet for one final question period before leaving town for a one-month recess. Earlier, Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda and Senate president Edna Madzongwe were all out putting a f...
Biti saga: Parly Speaker chickens out 9 May 2014 HARARE - Speaker of the House of Assembly Jacob Mudenda yesterday washed his hands off the raging dispute in the MDC pitting opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai and expelled secretary-general Tendai Biti, referring the stand-off to the courts of law. Tsvangirai had sought to recall from Par...
Biti MPs in trouble 4 May 2014 HARARE - The opposition MDC has recalled from Parliament nine of its 91 legislators who attempted to topple Morgan Tsvangirai. In a letter to the Speaker of National Assembly Jacob Mudenda, Thokozani Khupe, the opposition leader in the house, advised Mudenda that the party had the sovereign ri...
Rein-in Jim Kunaka, Parly told 6 April 2014 HARARE - Legislators have demanded that Zanu PF youth leader Jim Kunaka be reined-in and stopped from causing chaos in Mbare’s informal trade sector. MDC MP Gift Chimanikire and acting speaker of the National Assembly Reuben Marumahoko both demanded on Thursday that Kunaka be stopped from caus...
Lawmakers sworn-in 3 September 2013 HARARE - Members of the National Assembly were sworn in this morning amidst pomp and fanfare. Austin Zvoma, the clerk of Parliament, presided over the swearing in ceremony. Lawmakers later elected Jacob Mudenda and Mabel Chinomona as the speaker of national assembly and deputy speaker respe...
Family affairs in National Assembly 5 August 2013 HARARE - At least six families will be in Zimbabwe's 8th Parliament after they won the July 31 vote. For some, it will be a family affair in the National Assembly with the election of husbands and wives, brothers and sisters for the forthcoming parliamentary session. Both Zanu PF and MDC ha...