Indigenisation Committee a vivid reflection of factionalism

Indigenisation Committee a vivid reflection of factionalism

By Michael Gwarisa THE country’s ruling party Zanu-PF romped to an election victory in 2013 which saw it getting the biggest representation in both houses of Parliamentary that is National Assembly and Senate. The world over, Parliaments have set up thematic portfolio committees that are meant to provide checks and balances of both government, public and private entities with the aim of instilling order and professionalism for the good of the nation. The Zimbabwean parliament has 19 operational portfolio committees which are chaired mainly by members of the ruling party…

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Youth Council boss evades Parliament again, sends emptyhanded kids instead

Youth Council boss evades Parliament again, sends emptyhanded kids instead

By Michael Gwarisa ZIMBABWE Youth Council (ZYC) director Livingstone Dzikira who has been dodging a parliamentary hearing for the past two years today assigned two juniors to represent him before one of Parliament’s most ruthless thematic committees chaired by Gokwe Nembudziya legislator Mayor Wadyajena. Dzikira is being implicated in a corruption scam in which he approved and signed for the purchase of 100 000 liters  of fuel worth US$118 500 from Redan Coupon Private Ltd in July 2016 for a “Skills gap assessment program”.  The fuel is alleged to have found…

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