Articles tagged 'temba mliswa'

Mliswa moves to cripple Mpofu 18 October 2018 HARARE - Mines and Energy portfolio committee chairperson Temba Mliswa has said Parliament will pressure the Zimbabwe Power Company to stop buying coal from Zanu PF administration secretary Obert Mpofu's Makomo Resources. Makomo Resources is the largest privately-owned coal producer in Zimbabw...
Zivhu files $1m defamation suit against Mliswa 2 October 2018 HARARE - Chivi South Zanu PF MP Killer Zivhu has dragged Norton independent MP Temba Mliswa to the High Court demanding $1 million in defamation damages. Zivhu is accusing the former Zanu PF member of defaming him through his Twitter postings which alleged he fraudulently acquired land in Nort...
Parly calls for probe into Mugabe ministers' conduct 1 June 2018 HARARE - A parliamentary committee has recommended an investigation into the conduct of government officials, including former ministers, fingered in opaque deals involving the $200 million Gwanda solar project. The Temba Mliswa-chaired parliamentary portfolio committee on Energy and Mining De...
Robert Mugabe faces arrest . . . as Parly issues final order 29 May 2018 HARARE - Ousted former president Robert Mugabe risks going to jail for continuing to ignore directives by Parliament to give evidence on the disappearance of $15 billion diamond revenue, with the august body yesterday issuing him with a final ultimatum failure of which he will face the consequenc...
Parly scrutinises Green Fuel project 29 May 2018 HARARE - Businessman Billy Rautenberg’s Green Fuel (Private) Limited came under the spotlight yesterday, with members of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy questioning its pricing model. It emerged yesterday, that Green Fuel is selling its ethanol at $1, 10 and yet the s...
Mugabe keeps Parly guessing 24 May 2018 HARARE - Former President Robert Mugabe, not for the first time, failed to appear in Parliament yesterday where he had been summoned to explain the missing $15 billion diamond revenue from the gem-rich Marange fields. In 2016, Mugabe made startling claims that his government could not account ...
Mliswa, Ex-Nssa boss Vela square off 15 May 2018 HARARE - As the tiff between former National Social Security Authority (Nssa) board chair Robin Vela and Norton legislator escalates, the former has written to President Emmesron Mnangagwa rebutting the MP's numerous allegations and accusations against him. Below are allegations (A) and Robin V...
Vela hunts Mliswa over Nssa quarrel 14 May 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's office has received a counter dossier from sacked National Social Security Authority (Nssa) chairperson Robin Vela, denying alleged corruption at the State pensions body under his tenure. Instead, the dossier turns its guns on independent Norton Member o...
Knives out for Mutsvangwa 11 May 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's advisor Chris Mutsvangwa is fighting attempts to unseat him as leader of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA by opponents emboldened by ructions within the ruling Zanu PF party. Mutsvangwa, who is battling to regain his Nort...
Parly delays Mugabe's questioning 9 May 2018 HARARE - Former President Robert Mugabe will not appear before Zimbabwe's Parliament as scheduled today to answer questions on diamond mining operations, a legislator said. Temba Mliswa, who leads the parliamentary committee on Mines, said the clerk of Parliament hadn't written to Mugabe to in...
Mutsvangwa blames Mliswa for Norton defeat 5 May 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's advisor Chris Mutsvangwa has blamed Temba Mliswa for his Zanu PF primary election loss in Norton. Mutsvangwa, who was hammered by Langton Mutendereki, alleged Mliswa wanted a weak candidate which he can defeat in the National Assembly polls and also alle...
ED dragged into Chivayo's mess 24 April 2018 HARARE - Angry  members of Parliament plan to summon President Emmerson Mnangagwa (pictured right) to explain his government's contentious decision to retain controversial “tenderpreneur” Wicknell Chivayo on the $200 million Gwanda solar project — all this despite damning allegations of corruptio...
'Chihuri looted diamonds worth millions of dollars' 10 April 2018 HARARE - Former police commissioner-general Augustine Chihuri allegedly seized a vault containing diamonds worth millions of dollars belonging to a company that was in partnership with the cops before he forcibly took its claim in the gem rich Chiadzwa fields, Parliament heard yesterday. Chihu...
Mohadi faces grilling over diamonds 7 April 2018 HARARE - Vice President Kembo Mohadi will on Monday lead a team of serving and retired Cabinet ministers and security chiefs, respectively, in giving evidence on how police and the military were awarded licences to mine diamonds in the gem-rich Marange area. The other high-profile officials in...
Turmoil at Nssa 4 April 2018 HARARE - As the drama at the National Social Security Authority (Nssa) continues to unfold, a former employee at the pay-as-you-go pension scheme is likely to bounce back to take up Liz Chitiga's job of chief executive officer (CEO), the Daily News can report. Insiders at the Public Service mi...
Mliswa's Parly committee savages AG's Office 27 March 2018 HARARE - Parliament's Mines and Energy portfolio committee has slammed the Attorney-General(AG)'s Office, accusing it of delaying the Mines and Minerals Amendment Bill submitted to them. The committee's chairperson, Temba Mliswa, told the National Assembly last week that staff at the AG's offi...
ZRP hunts for Chihuri 24 March 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is failing to locate former police commissioner-general Augustine Chihuri, who has twice failed to appear before Parliament, the Daily News can report. This was revealed by his successor, Godwin Matanga, when he appeared before the on-fire parliament...
ZRP hunts for former commissioner-general Augustine Chihuri 24 March 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is failing to locate former police commissioner-general Augustine Chihuri, who has twice failed to appear before Parliament, the Daily News can report. Read full story in today's paper. [GoogleAd]
Mpofu opens up on his wealth 23 March 2018 HARARE - Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu yesterday opened up for the first time on the source of his wealth, claiming he earned all that he has through hard work. Read full story in today's paper. [Adz]
Mugabe-donated computers lie idle 11 March 2018 HARARE - Computers donated by deposed Robert Mugabe to promote E-learning are still lying idle at various schools because the institutions do not have electricity, Information Communication Technology minister Supa Mandiwanzira has revealed. Mandiwanzira, who graced most of the occasions when ...
The case of a toothless Legislature 5 March 2018 HARARE - Many people might have been left outraged and appalled by the contemptuous behaviour of Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu in Parliament last week. But to any keen follower of local politics, the bulky minister was just striding in very familiar territory. While appearing before the...
Wicknell defends scandal-ridden project 2 March 2018 HARARE - Controversial businessman  Wicknell Chivayo has explained the lethargy in his multi-million-dollar power deals which are now under investigation by government. This comes after members of the Mines and Energy parliamentary portfolio committee on Wednesday expressed shock at the lack o...
Mpofu stirs hornet's nest 24 February 2018 HARARE - Lawyers and pro-democracy groups yesterday called on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to fire his Home Affairs minister — Obert Mpofu for his unprecedented attack on Parliament — which they said was despicable and bordered on gross misconduct. Mpofu — who is a former Mines minister — blew...
Mpofu, Mliswa in vicious fight 23 February 2018 HARARE - Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu, who is a former Mines minister, blew his gasket in Parliament yesterday after clashing with Mines and Energy portfolio committee chairperson Temba Mliswa over the country's missing $15 billion revenue from the gem-rich Chiadzwa diamonds fields. The b...
Mliswa, Mutsvangwa fight over Norton seat 6 February 2018 HARARE - Norton Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Temba Mliswa has declared war on President Emmerson Mnangagwa's advisor Christopher Mutsvangwa. The two are set to face off in a titanic contest for the Norton National Assembly seat in the forthcoming elections. The pair set the stage f...