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Public Service ministry must amend Children’s Bill urgently: Parly
VENERANDA LANGA PARLIAMENT has recommended that the Ministry of Public Service and Labour amends the Children’s Bill urgently so that there is upward review of the age of ...
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National News
PARLIAMENT this morning suspended business after two MPs from the Transport Portfolio Committee tested positive for the COVID 19 virus, but sources claimed as many as eight legislators ...
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Acting MDC president Thokozani Khupe has struck, recalling four Members of Parliament elected on the MDC Alliance ticket, as the battle to control the heart and soul of ...
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CHAIRPERSON of the Women and Gender Parliamentary Portfolio Committee Chido Madiwa has opened up on how she grew up in a polygamous family of the Johanne Marange sect, but defied odds to attain very high university qualifications. Madiwa (Mutasa North MP, Zanu PF) says her committee is pushing for a women’s quota at political party level to ensure more women get into Parliament in 2023 after the expiry of the proportional representation quota. The following are excerpts of an interview between NewsDay senior Parliamentary reporter Veneranda Langa (ND) and Madiwa (CM) on gender empowerment issues. ...
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The Mozambican parliament on Tuesday lifted the immunity of former finance minister and serving MP Manuel Chang, held in South Africa since December under an international arrest warrant issued by the US. ...
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THE Society for Pre and Post-Natal Services yesterday petitioned Parliament to bear it on the Ministry of Health and Child Care to pay attention to the mental health issues affecting infants and mothers before and after birth. ...
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THE Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Women Affairs yesterday cited public officials, including legislators, police officers, teachers and traditional leaders, as the main culprits in the sexual exploitation of minors. ...
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Opinion & Editorials
In any country where talent and virtue produce no advancement, money will be the national god. (Denis Diderot) ...
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News
MPs were yesterday up in arms with Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko for failing to attend Parliament in violation of the Constitution and Parliamentary rules. ...
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News
PARLIAMENT will this week scrutinise curriculum vitaes (CV) of Air Zimbabwe’s top managers and board members amid suspicion that some of them were ill-qualified for the posts they held. ...
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News
THE Cabinet Committee on Legislation has approved the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) draft Bill, Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. ...
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News
There was commotion in parliament today when the speaker of parliament ordered MDC MPs Solomon Madzore and Tabitha Khumalo to be ejected from the August house. ...
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News
JUSTICE, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs deputy minister Fortune Chasi has revealed that Parliament was no longer mandated to invite President Robert Mugabe to officially open its sessions. ...
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News
HARARE Municipality has been summoned to appear in Parliament today to be quizzed over the feasibility of its programme to decongest the city by confining commuter omnibuses in holding bays. ...
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News
THE Parliament of Zimbabwe is working towards becoming an e-Parliament with fully digitalised computer equipment. ...
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News
BUNKING of question time by ministers in both Houses of the Zimbabwe Parliament still continues despite calls by MPs across the political divide that ministers should attend. ...
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National News
CIVIC society groups yesterday petitioned Parliament to block the Electoral Amendment Bill from being passed before there is more time for public consultation. ...
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National News
CLERK of Parliament Austin Zvoma has denied allegations recently made in the National Assembly that he was highly paid and had watered down a motion on corruption. ...
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National News Politics
ABOUT 20 MDC-T senators yesterday walked out of Parliament yesterday in protest against the speed at which the Electoral Amendment Bill was sailing through different stages. ...
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National News
TEMPERS flared in Parliament yesterday when Makoni South MP Mandi Chimene (Zanu PF) pointed a threatening finger at Binga North MP Dubeko Sibanda (MDC-T). ...
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PSMAS acting chief executive officer Farai Muchena yesterday told Parliament the institution had embarked on an image rebuilding exercise. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
“Let us depoliticise debate on the economy so that we will be able to listen to each other ." ...
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National News
A SOMBRE mood gripped both Houses of Parliament yesterday when a women’s pressure group Musasa Women’s Project paraded over 10 young rape victims. ...
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National News
TWENTY-ONE questions on the Parliament’s Order Paper had to be deferred yesterday after several Cabinet ministers failed to turn up. ...
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National News
LEGISLATORS who served in the last Parliament have lashed out at government for rushing to pay out bonuses to current MPs before settling their outstanding sitting allowances. ...
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National News
A WORRYING trend of sexual abuse, taking place at some local churches where perpetrators are men of the cloth, (pastors) has been exposed by a local non-governmental organisation. ...
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National News
SENATE yesterday called on the Executive to speedily bring pieces of legislation before Parliament to align the laws of the country with the provisions of the new Constitution. ...
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THE Speaker of the House of Assembly Jacob Mudenda yesterday said Parliament portfolio and thematic committees will be announced by next week. ...
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THE new Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda has started his term by banning the sale of alcoholic beverages during parliamentary sittings with effect from last Wednesday. ...
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Hundreds of Zanu PF supporters turned out to witness the colourful event with its characteristic pomp and fanfare. ...
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