Leave Haiti and come to Highfield to vote: Mnangagwa

Leave Haiti and come to Highfield to vote: Mnangagwa

Extracted from Parliamentary Hansard 26/07/2017  HON. L. SIBANDA: Thank you Mr. Speaker Sir. My question is directed to the Vice President Hon. Mnangagwa. What is Government policy with regards to voter registration for prisoners and those abroad? THE VICE PRESIDENT AND MINISTER OF JUSTICE, LEGAL AND PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS (HON. E. D. MNANANGAGWA): The concept of prison is that after you have committed a crime, you forfeit the rights of a free person. If you are a prisoner, all these fundamental rights which everybody enjoys as a citizen are now forfeited. So, our…

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We are going back to 2008: Hon. Cross

We are going back to 2008: Hon. Cross

Extracted from Parliamentary Hansard 25/07/2017 MOTION 2016 ANNUAL BUDGET REVIEW AND THE 2017 ECONOMIC OUTLOOK STATEMENT First Order read: Adjourned debate on the motion on the 2016 Annual Budget Review and the 2017 Economic Outlook Statement. Question again proposed. HON. CROSS: The half yearly review of the performance of the Budget by the Minister last week was a very important occasion for the House. It gave us an opportunity to review what Government has been doing with our resources in the past six months. For me, the most important feature…

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I am very allergic to corruption … I do not like it, I am not a corrupt man: Mphoko. –

I am very allergic to corruption … I do not like it,  I am not a corrupt man: Mphoko. –

Extracted from Parliamentary Hansard 27/06/2017 HON. MARIDADI:  Thank you Madam Speaker.  Let me start by saying here the vision and mission of the Auditor-General, the Auditor-General’s Office is a creation of this Parliament.  It says, “to examine, audit and report to Parliament on the management of public resources of Zimbabwe through committed and motivated staff with the aim of improving accountability and corporate governance.” The reason I am reading this mission statement is that I am holding three books here.  One is of Appropriation, one is of State Enterprises and…

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MDC-T wants 27 June declared holiday

MDC-T wants 27 June declared holiday

Extracted from Parliamentary Hansard 27/06/2017 MOTION BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE HON. MATUKE: I move that Order of the Day, Number Three be stood over until the rest of the Orders of the Day have been disposed of. HON. SITHOLE: On a point of order.  My point of order is on a different issue which is of national importance and I was requesting that maybe this august House takes note and acknowledges what has happened in the past.  Since today is 27th June, maybe as Parliament we can propose that this…

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Perm Sec. Munodawafa admits breaking Fund laws, hoping Chinamasa would amend constitution

Perm Sec. Munodawafa admits breaking Fund laws, hoping Chinamasa would amend constitution

Extracted from Parliamentary Hansard 27/06/2017 MOTION  THIRD REPORT OF THE PUBLIC ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE ON THE 2014 AND 2015 APPROPRIATION AND FUNDS ACCOUNTS FOR THE MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT   HON. MPARIWA:  I move the motion standing in my name that this House adopts the Third report of the Public Accounts Committee on the 2014 and 2015 Appropriation and Funds Account for the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development. HON. CROSS:  I second. HON. MPARIWA: Thank you Madam Speaker.   1.0           INTRODUCTION The Public Accounts Committee examined the Ministry…

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Women MPs come to Parliament to warm benches …they are not different from our wives we left in the rural areas: Hon. Mapiki

Women MPs come to Parliament to warm benches …they are not different from our wives we left in the rural areas: Hon. Mapiki

Extracted from Parliamentary Hansard 22/06/2017  THE HON. TEMPORARY SPEAKER:  Hon. Majome, are you standing to debate? HON. MAJOME:  Mr. Speaker Sir, I would want to debate in support of this motion but I stand guided because I thought that maybe the seconder would debate.  I am willing and ready to debate. THE HON. TEMPORARY SPEAKER:  You may go ahead because the seconder is not here. HON. MAJOME:  I thank you Mr. Speaker Sir.  I rise to second this motion and support the sterling work that our Zimbabwean team members of the SADC PF are conducting while…

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Parliament fails to adjourn because of Cde. Chinx …MDC-T MPs want his heroes status discussed

Parliament fails to adjourn because of Cde. Chinx …MDC-T MPs want his heroes status discussed

Extracted from Parliamentary Hansard 22/06/2017 HON. RUNGANI: I move that the debate do now adjourn. HON. MPARIWA: I second. Motion put and agreed to. Debate to resume: Tuesday, 11th July, 2017 HON. ADV. CHAMISA: Hon. Speaker, I had requested that Parliament sit tomorrow for purposes of considering this important business, I know that you have said you need days but I have since consulted and I am sure you are also consulting.  This is my request and I have put it on the table that Parliament sits tomorrow just to consider the…

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Undenge justifies ZESA’s US$890 congratulatory advert

Undenge justifies ZESA’s US$890 congratulatory advert

Extracted from Parliamentary Hansard 21/06/2017 CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE BY ZIMBABWE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY AUTHORITY (ZESA) ON HOSTING ZANU PF PARTY CONFERENCE HON. MAJOME asked the Minister of Energy and Power Development; a)      to explain to the House why Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) Holdings flighted an advertisement in The Heraldon 14 December, 2016 to congratulate the President of Zimbabwe for successfuly hosting his annual ZANU PF political party conference on 14 to 18 December, 2016, despite Section 196 (3) (a) of the Constitution’s requirements of public officers’ objectivity and impartiality; b)      to state the cost of the…

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Commercial sex work not granted: Minister …as Parliament argue over the term “Mahure”

Commercial sex work not granted: Minister …as Parliament argue over the term “Mahure”

Extracted from Parliamentary Hansard 21/06/2017 HON. MAKARI: My question is directed to the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs. Does the Government have a policy which prevents girls or women who sell their bodies from abuse by the police? If there is a law pertaining to that, was it publicised? – [AN HON. MEMBER: Hanzi mahure]. HON. NYAMUPINGA: On a point of order. THE TEMPORARY SPEAKER: No, there is no point of order.  HON. NYAMUPINGA: Pane zvirikutaurwa. We cannot have a person achitaura kuti mahure muno umu. We cannot have that Madam Speaker. THE…

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Minister confirms in Parliament “Torn car seats is an offence”

Minister confirms in Parliament “Torn car seats is an offence”

Extracted from Parliamentary Hansard 21/06/2017 HON. T. KHUMALO: Thank you Hon. Speaker.  There is an issue that police officers are now holding motorists accountable on the road because the seats of their vehicles will be torn.  Is that Government policy? HON. MGUNI: Thank you Madam Speaker.  The police are there to prevent crime, protect property and life.  Therefore when an accident occurs that can lead to fatalities, yes, the police have the right to do that.  If it is torn such that it can cause fatalities, the police have the right to protect the life of those…

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