Articles tagged 'devolution'

'Update people on devolution legislation' 5 April 2019 Participants at a recent briefing session on devolution resolved that the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Local Government, Public Works and National Housing should summon the Local Government minister to give an update on progress in the crafting of devolution legislation.
'Devolution process taking too long' 17 December 2018 HARARE - Government should hasten and develop legislation to govern the overdue process of devolution, the Centre for Community Development in Zimbabwe (CCDZ) and the Harare Residents Trust (HRT) have said. The two organisations recently presented a joint paper to the local government, public ...
Govt not yet ready to devolve power 24 September 2018 HARARE - Government is not yet ready to set up provincial and metropolitan councils, the Local Government ministry has said. Chapter 14 of the national charter deals with devolution of governmental powers. It provides for the creation of eight provincial councils with 10 councillors each envis...
ED talks up devolution 15 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has pledged to institute provincial councils sooner rather than later in line with the provisions of the country's Constitution as well as his government's thrust on devolution of power. He said this as he delivered his keynote address while commissioning ...
'Devolution excites but …' 30 August 2018 HARARE - Before government could roll out devolution, it is critical for President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration to first embrace the initiative wholeheartedly. The Constitution provides for eight provincial councils and two metropolitan provincial councils to spearhead local development...
Devolution of power is the direction to go 12 August 2018   HARARE – When the current Zimbabwean Constitution came into effect in 2013, one of the major highlights of the new charter was its focus on re-orienting the governance of the country. The fact that the whole life of a Parliament has come to an end without having this key provision impleme...
Biti's PDP in fresh devolution calls 14 September 2016 HARARE - People's Democratic Party (PDP) president Tendai Biti has said he will make a fresh court application to compel the President Robert Mugabe-led government to implement devolution of power in accordance with the dictates of the Constitution.          Addressing members of his party at ...
'Mugabe must implement devolution' 9 April 2016 BULAWAYO - Former Vice President Joice Mujuru's Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) has condemned the Zanu PF government's failure to implement the concept of devolution that is provided for in the country's Constitution. Addressing hundreds of ZPF supporters at the weekend during a meeting in Bulaway...
Devolve power: Chikwinya 23 March 2014 HARARE - Government should immediately establish provincial councils to devolve power and promote development in the provinces, an opposition legislator has said. Provincial and metropolitan councils are provided for under the new Constitution and will be responsible for social and economic de...