Articles tagged 'ziyambi ziyambi'

Govt to tighten screws on protesters 1 January 2019 HARARE - Government has threatened to deal with opposition parties who are planning to protest this year saying they are abusing the “new found” freedom. In an interview with the Daily News yesterday Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs minister, Ziyambi Ziyambi said in 2019 the government...
Mthuli, Ziyambi grilled over 2 percent tax 28 December 2018 HARARE - MDC legislators last week grilled Finance minister Mthuli Ncube and Justice minister Ziyambi Ziyambi over the legality of the two percent tax which was introduced in October this year. Speaking in the National Assembly, opposition MPs argued that the minister did not follow proper leg...
Zanu PF wants MDC legislators punished for contempt of Parly 8 December 2018 HARARE - Parliament's standing rules and orders should be tweaked to enable it to punish opposition MPs whose conduct have become a “nuisance” in the House by disrupting business of the House, a Cabinet minister has suggested. Leader of government business in Parliament Ziyambi Ziyambi tabled ...
Zanu PF targets youth vote 26 November 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF is already looking towards the 2023 harmonised elections as they have started rolling out programmes that attract the youth vote. Addressing a “Thank You” rally at Murombedzi Growth Point on Saturday, Mashonaland West provincial chairperson Ziyambi Ziyambi said the party was f...
Govt moves to demilitarise NPA 16 November 2018 HARARE - Government will soon remove all prosecutors seconded to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA)  from State security agencies with no law degrees, Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Ziyambi Ziyambi has told the National Assembly. He made the disclosure after Zengeza West MDC MP...
Chamisa riles govt 10 November 2018 HARARE - Government has drawn a line in the sand following threats by the main MDC party to roll out a series of protests in order to get President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration to end a full-blown economic crisis that has seen the majority of Zimbabweans living on the margins of poverty. ...
Infamous 2 percent tax gets lifeline 23 October 2018 HARARE - Government's controversial implementation of a draconian two percent tax on electronic transactions has been given a lifeline after High Court judge Felistas Chatukuta yesterday ruled that the application made by a Harare social activist was not urgent. The matter will now be heard on...
Court test for unpopular tax 16 October 2018 HARARE - Finance minister Mthuli Ncube's desperate bid to balance the government's shambolic books by raising the State's revenue through an unpopular new tax is facing a sharp court challenge. This comes after a prominent civic leader filed an urgent application in the High Court yesterday, s...
Tax war spills into court 15 October 2018 HARARE - Government's decision to charge a draconian two percent tax on electronic transactions is likely to face its first legal challenge today. The Daily News can report that a Harare man, Mfundo Mlilo, is approaching the High Court today, seeking to have the tax reversed on grounds that it...
Govt blasts 'insensitive' legislators 4 October 2018 HARARE - Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs minister Ziyambi Ziyambi has blasted insensitive legislators saying they have to wait a bit longer to get their cars. This comes after legislators from both Zanu PF and the MDC expressed anger at government's decision to suspend the purchase of...
Govt mulls open prisons for breastfeeding mothers 29 September 2018 HARARE - Lactating female inmates will soon benefit from an open prison system to be introduced by government, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs minister Ziyambi Ziyambi has said. The new system is meant to ensure that the incarceration of mothers does not infringe on the rights of their child...
No one wants hangman's job: Ziyambi 16 September 2018 HARARE - Despite government's frantic efforts to recruit a hangman, Zimbabweans have frowned upon the job offer even though unemployment is above 90 percent. In this Question & Answer with the Daily News' Tendayi Madhomu, the minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Ziyambi Ziyamb...
Goba off the hook 11 September 2018 HARARE - A tribunal constituted to investigate former Prosecutor-General (PG) Ray Goba's suitability to remain in office will no longer proceed to hear his case after he tendered his resignation. This effectively means that Goba is now off the hook. In July this year, President Emmerson Mna...
'Chamisa's expat lawyers applied for admission to practice in Zim' 20 August 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa's international attorneys contesting President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa's victory in the July 30 harmonised elections have applied for authority to work in the country. This emerges after Justice minister Ziyambi Ziyambi indicated that top South Afri...
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 ...
'Voting day may be declared holiday' 10 May 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is mulling declaring the day of voting in this year's eagerly-awaited elections, a public holiday, a Cabinet minister has said. Justice and Parliamentary Affairs minister Ziyambi Ziyambi told the National Assembly on Tuesday that the Constitution allows th...
Drama in National Assembly 9 May 2018 HARARE - There was drama in the National Assembly yesterday after fuming opposition legislators labelled President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration a “coup government” after Zanu PF legislators rejected a demand by the opposition to have the firm printing the ballot paper agreed to by all cont...
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...
Minister defends Posa, Aippa 24 March 2018 HARARE - Legal and Parliamentary Affairs minister Ziyambi Ziyambi has defended Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Aippa) and the Public Order and Security Act (Posa) saying the two laws will not impede the holding of free and fair elections. Ziyambi told the National Assembly...
Con-Court to hear legal challenge to Diaspora vote ban 22 December 2017 HARARE - The Constitutional Court will on January 18 hear details of the legal challenge to government's decision to bar expatriate Zimbabweans from voting from their foreign bases in the forthcoming key 2018 vote. [GoogleAd] Chief Justice Luke Malaba will hear that a judicial review applic...
Chombo, Ziyambi named in poll violence 27 August 2015 HARARE - Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo and his deputy Ziyambi Ziyambi have been named in a damning long-awaited government report as being among those suspected of planning and financing by-election violence in Hurungwe West, where villagers were viciously tortured. If recommendations ...
'Still no leads on disappeared activist' 16 May 2015 HARARE - Home Affairs deputy minister Ziyambi Ziyambi has said police are still searching for abducted human rights activist Itai Dzamara. Ziyambi told senators on Thursday that the police still have no leads on Dzamara's whereabouts. “So, the police have been sending appeals to anyone with...