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NATIONAL ASSEMBLY VOTES 13_MAY_2009_NO._30

 

 

… ADVANCE COPY- UNCORRECTED

No. 30

 

PARLIAMENT

OF ZIMBABWE

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VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

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FIRST SESSION – SEVENTH PARLIAMENT

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WEDNESDAY 13TH MAY 2009

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Quarter past two o‟clock p.m The Speaker in the Chair

 

PRAYERS

 

Members Present

 

 

 

Baloyi A,

Beremauro G,

Bhasikiti K,

Bhebhe A,

Bimha M.C

Chaderopa F Chambati T.S

Chamisa N

Chanetsa P.T.

Chebundo B

Chibaya                  A

Chidhakwa W.K

Chikava B,

Chimanikire G,

Chimbetete W.M

Chimhini D.A,

Chininga E.T.C,

Chinyadza W

Chiota P.C

Chirongwe R,

Goto R

Gumbo J.M

Gwiyo C.C Haritatos P

Hlongwane M

Hove S.R

Jembere E

Jiri M

Kachepa                 N

Kagurabadza M.T

Maposhere               D

Maramba P.H

Maramwidze E H

Mare M

Marima E

Masaiti                     E

Masukume N.P.S

Matamisa

Matibe T.P

Matibenga L.G

Matienga

Matimba T

Matinenga E.T

Matshalaga

Matutu T

Mavima

Mazikana

Mguni N

Mhandu C

Mhashu F.G

Mlambo M.M

Mnkandla T

Moyo G

Moyo R

Moyo S

Mpofu

Mpukuta

Muchauraya P

Mudarikwa S

Mudau M

Mudavanhu E

Mudenge I.S,

Mudiwa S

Mudzuri H

Muguti C

Mukanduri S.T

E.E

M

O

L.D

P.H

O.M L

Kanzama F

Kapesa R

Karenyi

Kasukuwere

Katsande A

Kay J.I.H

Khumalo M,

Khumalo N.M,

Khumalo S.S,

Khumalo T

Kumalo M

Langa A

Mabhena G

Machacha

Madamombe

Madubeko

Madzimure Madzore P

Mafios I.D

Mahlangu T

Mahoka S

Majome F.J

Makamure

Makuyana

Mandebvu N.T

Mangami

Mangena J

L

S

C

S

J

W

R

M

D

Chirume O

Chitando J

Chitima A,

Denga P

Dokora

Dongo G.Z

Dube C.R.E

Dube M

Dumbu F

Dzingirai

Dzinotyiweyi

H.A.M

Dzirutwe G

Gabuza J.G

Garadhi S

Gonese I.T

L.D.K

I

Munengami             F

Mungofa P.T

Munjeyi                  G

Mushonga S.L

Mushore L

Musumbu E

Musvaire W

Mutambara AGO

Mutinhiri T

Mutsekwa G.T

Mutseyami C.P

Muza I

Navava E

Ncube                      S

Ndambakuwa F

Ndava R

Ndhlovu A

Nemadziva N

Nezi W

Shamu W.K

Shirichena E

Shoko H

Shoko M

Sibanda D.S

Sibanda F.M

Sibanda P.N

Sindi C

Sithole A

Sululi A

Tachiona

Tazviona R

Timba J.Z

Undenge

Varandeni J

Zinyemba M

Ziteya K.S

Ziyambi

Zwizwai

M

S

W.Z

M.

 
 

Nguni S.R

Ngwenya B

Nkomo S.S

Nyakudanga O

Nyamande J Nyamudeza S

Nyamupinga B.B

Nyanhongo M.H

Nyaude B

Nyoni S.G.G

Parirenyatwa       D.P

Pasihomusha-Matiza

B.J

Pemhenayi C.F

Raradza E

Samkange N.T.C

Sansole T.W

Saruwaka T.J.L

 

 

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Printed by Order of the House

 

Absent with leave

Khumalo M.

Mombeshora D.T

 

  1. Paper laid upon the Table-

 

            The Minister of Justice and Legal Affairs

 

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Report on the 2008 General Elections [Chapter 2:12]

 

  1. Committee nominated-

Select Committee on the New Constitution of Zimbabwe:

Hon  Buka, Hon Senator Chief Charumbira, Hon Chibaya, Hon Chidakwa,

Hon Chimanikire, Hon Chindori-Chininga, Hon Senator Coltart, Hon Senator G. G. Dube, Hon. Senator Gaule, Hon Gumbo, Hon Kay, Hon Martin

Khumalo, Hon. Majome, Hon Makuyana, Hon Mangwana, Hon Matamisa,

Hon. Senator Mathuthu, Hon Mkhosi , Hon Senator Mohadi, Hon Olivia Muchena, Hon Rorana Muchihwa, Hon Senator Monica Mutsvangwa, Hon Mwonzora, Hon Senator J. Ndlovu and Hon Tshuma

 

  1. Questions without notice.

 

  1. Questions with notice.

 

  1. The Minister of Science and Technology Development moved:

 

THAT WHEREAS, SUBSECTION (1) of section 111B of the Constitution of Zimbabwe provides that any convention, treaty or agreement acceded to, concluded or executed by or under the authority of the President and with one or more states or Governments or international organisations shall be subject to approval by Parliament;

 

AND WHEREAS, the SADC Protocol on Science, Technology and Innovation was concluded and signed by SADC Members on 17 August 2008 in Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa;

 

AND WHEREAS, the entry into force of the aforesaid protocol is subject to ratification by the signatory Member States in accordance with their respective constitutional procedures;

 

NOW THEREFORE, in terms of subsection (1) of 111B of the Constitution, this House resolves that the aforesaid protocol be and is hereby approved.

 

Motion put and agreed to.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the distribution of agricultural inputs (Adjourned 26th March 2009-The Minister of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development).

 

[Day elapsed: 2]

            Question again proposed:  That this House-

 

APPRECIATING that agriculture is the backbone of the economy of Zimbabwe,

 

ACKNOWLEDGING that the issue of food security for all Zimbabwe is a priority for the all inclusive government,

 

 REALISING that the distribution of inputs, which is basically, a civilian function was not done in a fair and transparent manner.

 

DISMAYED that endemic and debilitating corruption has plagued the input distribution programme,

 

REALISING that agricultural production has been adversely affected by lack of forward planning and timeous provision of agriculture inputs,

 

            NOW, THEREFORE, RESOLVES THAT;

 

  1. The inputs for the 2009/2010 agricultural season be distributed to disadvantaged rural farmers by the end of July 2009;

 

  1. A completely transparent system of distribution of agricultural inputs be put in place,

 

  • All elected officials, namely councillors and Members of Parliament who are the trustees of the people, be actively involved in the input distribution programme- Hon Mwonzora.

 

To which an amendment was moved:

 

                        to delete, all the words after;

“….put in place”- Hon Gonese.

 

On the motion of the Deputy Prime Hon Mutambara: Debate adjourned until Tuesday, 16th  June 2009.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned

12th May 2009 – The Minister of Constitutional and Parliamentary Affairs) 

 

[Time elapsed: 12 hours 38 minutes]          Question again proposed

 

That a respectful address be presented to the President of Zimbabwe as follows:-

 

May it please you, your Excellency the President:

 

We, the Members of Parliament of Zimbabwe, desire to express our loyalty to Zimbabwe and beg leave to offer our respectful thanks for the speech, which you have been pleased to address to Parliament - Hon Mazikana.

 

On the motion of the Deputy  Prime Minister Hon Mutambara: Debate adjourned until Tuesday, 16th June 2009.

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the postponement of the opening of schools from the 13th to the 27th of January 2009 (Adjourned 12th May 2009 – The Minister of Constitutional and Parliamentary Affairs)

 

[Days elapsed: 5]

 

            Question again proposed:  That this House-

 

WORRIED by the postponement of the opening of schools from the 13th of January 2009 to the 27th of January 2009;

 

CONCERNED by the uncertainty surrounding the education sector as manifested by the delay in the marking of Grade 7, „O‟ and  „A‟ Level examinations and the threat by teachers not to go back to work unless their demands are met;

 

SHOCKED by the unwarranted interference in the operations of “Trust” schools and other private educational institutions;

 

ALARMED by the failure of those who claim to be in charge to find answers to the crisis in the educational sector which resulted in most students failing to attend lessons in 2008;

 

DISTURBED by the fact that this situation may deteriorate in 2009;

 

            NOW, therefore, calls upon those responsible to take a holistic approach and find solutions to the crisis – Hon Mhashu.

 

On the motion of the Deputy Prime Minister, Hon Mutambara: Debate adjourned until Tuesday, 16th June 2009.

 

  1. On the motion of the Deputy Prime Minister Hon Mutambara: The House adjourned at twenty seven minutes to five o‟clock p.m. until Tuesday, 16th June 2009.

 

N.M Khumalo

Acting Speaker.

 

 

TUESDAY 16TH JUNE 2009

 

ORDERS OF THE DAY AND NOTICES OF MOTIONS

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the distribution of agricultural inputs (Adjourned 13th May 2009-The Deputy Prime Minister, Hon Mutambara).

 

[Day elapsed: 2]

 

            Question proposed:  That this House-

 

APPRECIATING that agriculture is the backbone of the economy of Zimbabwe,

ACKNOWLEDGING that the issue of food security for all Zimbabwe is a priority for the all inclusive government,

 

 REALISING that the distribution of inputs, which is basically, a civilian function was not done in a fair and transparent manner.

 

DISMAYED that endemic and debilitating corruption has plagued the input distribution programme,

 

REALISING that agricultural production has been adversely affected by lack of forward planning and timeous provision of agriculture inputs,

 

            NOW, THEREFORE, RESOLVES THAT;

 

  1. The inputs for the 2009/2010 agricultural season be distributed to disadvantaged rural farmers by the end of July 2009;

 

  1. A completely transparent system of distribution of agricultural inputs be put in place,

 

  • All elected officials, namely councillors and Members of Parliament who are the trustees of the people, be actively involved in the input distribution programme- Hon Mwonzora.

 

Amendment was proposed by Hon Gonese:

 

                        to delete, all the words after;

“….put in place”.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned

13th May 2009 – The Deputy Prime Minister Hon Mutambara) 

 

[Time elapsed: 12 hours 38 minutes]

Question proposed

 

That a respectful address be presented to the President of Zimbabwe as follows:-

 

May it please you, your Excellency the President:

 

We, the Members of Parliament of Zimbabwe, desire to express our loyalty to Zimbabwe and beg leave to offer our respectful thanks for the speech, which you have been pleased to address to Parliament - Hon Mazikana.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the postponement of the opening of schools from the 13th to the 27th of January 2009 (Adjourned 13th May 2009 – The Deputy Prime Minister Hon Mutambara)

 

[Days elapsed: 6]

 

Question proposed:  That this House-

 

WORRIED by the postponement of the opening of schools from the 13th of January 2009 to the 27th of January 2009;

CONCERNED by the uncertainty surrounding the education sector as manifested by the delay in the marking of Grade 7, „O‟ and  „A‟ Level examinations and the threat by teachers not to go back to work unless their demands are met;

 

SHOCKED by the unwarranted interference in the operations of “Trust” schools and other private educational institutions;

 

ALARMED by the failure of those who claim to be in charge to find answers to the crisis in the educational sector which resulted in most students failing to attend lessons in 2008;

 

DISTURBED by the fact that this situation may deteriorate in 2009;

 

            NOW, therefore, calls upon those responsible to take a holistic approach and find solutions to the crisis – Hon Mhashu.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the structural dislocation of Zimbabwe‟s economy (Adjourned 12th May 2009- The Minister of Constitutional and

Parliamentary Affairs)

 

[Days Elapsed: 5]

Question proposed: That this House-

 

CONCERNED WITH the structural dislocation of Zimbabwe‟s economy, macroeconomic dysfunctionality and the pervasive levels of failure by the state.

 

DISTURBED  BY the high levels of poverty, unemployment and suffering of the people of Zimbabwe.

 

CONCERNED BY the collapse of the public education, public health and public transport infrastructure in the country.

 

FURTHER CONCERNED BY the deeply seated humanitarian crisis, the absence of the rule of law, the food crisis and the extent of deprivation and want by our people.

 

ALARMED BY the high levels of corruption, looting, avarice, asset stripping, patronage and clientelism prevalent in the country.

 

CONCERNED BY THE militarization and politicization in the distribution of food.

 

FURTHER CONCERNED by the deliberate indifference to the crisis by those in control.

 

NOW THEREFORE, THIS HOUSE RESOLVES;

 

  1. i) To express its strong concern to the responsible authorities and urge all concerned to direct their energies towards the rebuilding of Zimbabwe.

 

  1. i) To call for the crafting of policies to address these challenges being faced by Zimbabweans- Hon Biti.
  2. HON. GONESE

HON. MAJOME

 

 That this House-

 

COMMENDING the people of Zimbabwe on a fairly decent election on 29 March 2008.

 

CONCERNED by the reports of alleged murder, torture, rape, arson and looting that took place after the harmonized elections of 29 March 2008.

 

FURTHER CONCERNED by levels of lawlessness, abuse of the rule of law and abuse of state institutions in this violence.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, THIS HOUSE RESOLVES THAT:

A select Committee of Parliament be appointed to investigate the violence that took place after the March 28 elections and report its findings to Parliament – Hon. Gonese

 

  1. COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY

 

 

WEDNESDAY 17TH JUNE 2009 

 

QUESTION FOR ORAL ANSWERS

 

♦          QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE

 

*          QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE

 

*1.    HON. S. MOYO: To ask the Minister of Transport and Infrastructural

Development:-

  1. how safe it is for Zimbabweans to use passenger trains in view of the serious signal problems faced by the NRZ; and
  2. what plans the Ministry has regarding the hundreds of old wagons that have been lying idle at various railway stations countrywide over the years since they have been depreciating with time.

 

*2.       HON. NYAUDE: To ask the Ministers of State for National Healing to inform the House:

  1. whether they are aware that on the 19th and 20th March 2009,  ZANU PF officials in Bindura South Constituency, namely, Matangira and Muzondo addressed rallies denouncing and rejecting the Global Political Agreement and the inclusive Government  and that these officials questioned the integrity of the three principals to the Global Political Agreement; and
  2. whether any measures will be taken to ensure that people are not misled at rallies.

 

[Deferred: Wednesday 1st April 2009]

 

*3.       HON. NYAUDE: To ask the Minister of Local Government, Urban and Rural evelopment to inform the House when traditional leaders will start conducting

their business in a non-partisan manner, in view of the fact that in Bindura South Constituency, Chief Masembura appears to be unaware of the new political order obtaining in Zimbabwe and continues to harass those perceived to be non-ZANU PF subjects.

 

                                                                                       [Deferred: Wednesday 1st April 2009]

   
*4. HON. L. KARENYI:  To ask the Minister of Local Government, Urban and Rural Development to explain the purpose of having special interest councillors in Local Government Councils who, as losing candidates, tend to create a lot of problems for the sitting Councillors.
 

 

 

 

[Deferred: Wednesday 13st April 2009]

*5. HON. MANGAMI:  To ask the Minister of Local Government, Urban and Rural Development whether there will be a development fund given to new towns such as Gokwe, during the life of STERP and how much it is.

 

[Deferred: Wednesday 13st April 2009]

 

*6.       HON. GARADHI: To ask the Minister of Local Government, Urban and Rural

Development to inform the House:

  1. i) whether the victims of cholera are going to be compensated; ii)   Whether Zinwa accepts responsibility for causing cholera and if so what measures were taken to bring to book those responsible; and

iii)       why he is trying to protect the town Clerk of Harare who is being investigated by writing to the Mayor. How does he justify his actions.

 

[Deferred: Wednesday 13st April 2009]

 

*7.       HON. JIRI: To ask the Minister of Local Government, Rural and Urban

Development,

  1. how Rural District Councils have been allowed to operate year in year out without audited financial statements .e.g. Chikomba district councils last audited accounts were produced in 2003 or before;
  2. what the Ministry is doing about the gross mal-administration in the running of council affairs, particularly by those of Chikomba Rural District Council where assets have been personalized and misappropriated for a period in excess of five years; and
  • what arrangements have been put in place to address the above concerns with the urgency they require.

 

[Deferred: Wednesday 13st April 2009]

 

*8.       HON KAGURABADZA: To ask the Minister of Mines and Mining Development whether the Ministry:

  1. is aware that Redwing Mine in Penhalonga, a gold mine operated by Metallon Gold of Zimbabwe, has closed down due to flooding as the water pumps at this mine are malfunctioning or cannot be repaired and new ones have not been bought because the RBZ is alleged to have withdrawn money from the mine‟s Foreign Currency Account (FCA) and did not reimburse it;
  2. can advise when this money is going to reimbursed; and
  • can inform the House if there are measures in place to ensure that over 1000 employees who were laid off get their retrenchment packages.

 

[Deferred: Wednesday, 13th May 2009]

   
*9.

 

HON. MUCHAURAYA: To ask the Co-Ministers of Home Affairs to inform the House whether the relatives of the eighty-three diamond panners who were allegedly buried in two mass graves in Dangamvura, Mutare, in 2008 were notified of the burial.

[Transferred: Wednesday, 13th March 2009]

 

*10.

 

HON NYAMANDE:  To ask the Minister of Finance to explain what people of Makoni Central should do with their old bank notes that have been made obsolete by the introduction of new bank notes as they feel that they have been prejudiced of their hard earned cash.

[Deferred: Wednesday, 25th March 2009]

 

*11. HON MADZIMURE:  To ask the Minister of Finance to:-

 

  1. inform this House whether an independent audit of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe‟s activities vis-à-vis the distribution of farm mechanization equipment and agricultural inputs will be carried out; and
  2. furnish this House with the names of the beneficiaries of the Reserve

Bank of Zimbabwe‟s farm mechanization and input distribution schemes.

 

[Deferred: Wednesday, 25th March 2009]

 

*12.     HON. F.M. SIBANDA:  To ask the Minister of Finance to state:-

  1. i) the measures that were put in place to prevent abuse of the USA$ 100 vouchers given to civil servants as allowances; and
  2. II) if any corrective measures have been taken against Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe employees who were given USA$ 100 allowance since they are not civil Servants.

 

[Deferred: Wednesday, 25th March 2009]

 

*13. HON. KAGURABADZA: To ask the Minister of Finance whether the allegation that the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe intercepted and withdrew funds totaling $720 000 from Foreign Currency Accounts of several companies, among others, the

Zimbabwe Coffee $231 000, Tanganda Tea Company $134 000, Non Governmental Organisation $95 000, and Small Scale traders $260 000, is true and if the Minister could make a statement on when the RBZ would reimburse the said funds so that the companies can conduct their normal operations.

 

      [Deferred: Wednesday 1st April 2009]

*14.     HON. GWIYO: To ask the Minister of Finance to inform the House which vote of the 2009 Budget caters for the Prime Ministers Office.

 

                                                                                  [Deferred: Wednesday 1st April 2009]

 

*15.

 

 

HON. PEMHENAYI:  To ask the Minister of Finance to inform the House what measures have been put in place to ensure good business practice in light of the amended gold trading policies.

[Deferred: Wednesday 13st April 2009]

*16.

 

HON MADZIMURE:  To ask the Minister of Defence to inform the house what happened to guns that were allegedly issued for campaign purposes to retired army officers and war veterans during the period 29 march 2008 to 30 June 2008.

[Deferred: Wednesday, 25th March 2009]

 

*17.

 

 

HON. F.M. SIBANDA:  To ask the Minister of Defence to state:-

i)                the correct position of the Defence Forces regarding the political order

as signed on 15th September 2008 and the measures the Ministry is taking to ensure that the entire Defence Forces uphold the Global Political Agreement (G.P.A).

 

ii)              the steps the Ministry is taking to protect junior soldiers from unwarranted threats by their Commanders for supporting the new political order as signed on the 15th September 2008.

[Deferred: Wednesday, 25th March 2009]

*18.

 

HON. NYAMANDE:  To the Minister of Defence whether the service Chiefs still maintain that they will not salute the Prime Minister, Hon. Morgan Richard Tsvangirai and to explain their absence during the swearing in of Prime Minister by His Excellency, the President.

[Deferred: Wednesday, 25th March 2009]

 

*19.     HON. A. BALOYI: To ask the Minister of Information Communication

Technology to spell out the Ministry‟s policy and strategy to ensure that cell phone network operations licensed by the Government of Zimbabwe will roll out networks to cover all areas of the country, in particular the rural areas of Sengwe and Chikombedzi Growth Points in Chiredzi South.

 

 

[Deferred: Wednesday 1st April 2009]

 

*20.     HON. MUCHAURAYA: To ask the Minister of Water Resources, Development and Management when the people of Makoni South will eventually have access to the water at Osborne Dam since it is not benefitting the local community.

 

[Deferred: Wednesday, 25th March 2009]

 

*21.    HON. A. BALOYI: To ask the Minister of Water Resources Development and Infrastructure when the Ministry plans to complete the construction of the Tokwe Mukorsi Dam in Masvingo Province and whether the Government allocated funds for this project in the current fiscal year.

 

 

                                                                                       [Deferred: Wednesday 1st April 2009]

 

*22. HON. MADAMOMBE:  To ask the Minister of Water Resources, Development and Management to inform this House:

 

  1. what progress has been made regarding the handover take over of water management from ZINWA to the Local Authorities; and
  2. to state financial and material support that has been given to local authorities by the Government for the management of the water reticulation system.

 

[Deferred: Wednesday 1st April 2009]

 

*23.     HON. MANGAMI:  To ask the Minister of Education Sport, Arts and Culture:

  1. to state the Ministry‟s position on the teachers who resigned or absconded from duty,
  2. to explain to the House whether they will return to work and carry out their duties in the posts they occupied when they left the Ministry.
  • when the deadline for them to resume their duties is.
  1. What the Ministry‟s position is regarding their pension contributions.

 

*24.     HON.C.R.E. DUBE: To ask the Minister of Energy and Power Development:-

  1. what the Ministry‟s policy on the refurbishment and rehabilitation of thermal power stations in urban centers apart from Hwange Power Station is; and
  2. how much contribution to the national grid these thermal power stations would make if they were to be fully operational.

 

*25.     HON. MUDIWA:  To ask the Minister of Justice and Legal Affairs to explain the circumstances relating to the removal from the court proceedings of the matter relating to the confiscated diamonds from a Mr Norman Chiadzwa on the 14th October 2006 after approval by Government had been given to the Local Community to mine and sell the mineral to MMCZ.

 

*26.     HON. S. MOYO: To ask the Minister of Justice and Legal Affairs the policy regarding the role played by NGOs in the provision of food and medical treatment for Prison inmates  considering the serious budgetary constraints faced by these institutions.

 

*27.     HON. GONESE: To ask the Minister of Justice and Legal Affairs to explain why “D” class Prisoners at Mutare Remand Prison are not allowed to wear their own clothes when the Prison has run out of uniforms and they move around naked beneath the blankets they wrap around themselves.

 

*28.     HON. GONESE: To ask the Minister of Agriculture Mechanization and Irrigation Development to:

 

  1. confirm whether ARDA Nuanetsi, ARDA Chirundu, ARDA Katiyo, ARDA Halstead, ARDA Middle Sabi, ARDA Chisumbanje, ARDA Nandi and ARDA Mkwasine have been or are in the process of being availed to private individuals outside the Short Term Emergency Recovery

Programme (STERP);

 

  1. confirm if it is true that one individual, namely Mr Billy Rautenbach has illegally occupied ARDA Middle Sabi (5 000 ha), ARDA Chisumbanje

(40 000 ha) and ARDA Nuanesti (150 000 ha) under different companies owned by the same individual, and whether it is true that his contribution to the proposed joint ventures is in the form of loans which will have to be repaid before ARDA realizes any value, and in the case of ARDA Nuanetsi there is no realizable value to ARDA for all the Authority‟s investment to date;

 

  • explain how one individual can be in possession of over 300 000 ha of land and how much ARDA has realized from these transactions since it is alleged that these assets are being grabbed with no financial rewards for the equity acquired by the individuals to ARDA, and if that is the case, how can ARDA be turned around it if is being stripped of all its investments for the benefit of private individuals; and

 

  1. whether it is true that the Acting Chairperson of ARDA now has Executive powers to make decisions outside the Board and Management structures, thus frustrating and demoralizing both the Management and workers of ARDA.

 

*29.     HON GARADHI: To ask the Minister of State Enterprise and Parastatals to inform the House whether the Ministry has any plans to revive parastatals such as the Cold Storage Company (C.S.C), Dairy Marketing Board (D.M.B) and the Cotton Marketing Board (C.M.B).

 

 

 

NOTICES OF MEETINGS

 

THURSDAY, 14TH MAY 2009

 

Committee Room No.1 at 1000 hours

 

Small and Medium Enterprise Cooperative Development

Hon. Moyo R  (Chairperson), Hon. Chimbetete, Hon. Chirume, Hon.

Masvaire, Hon. Matibe, Hon. Munjeya, Hon. Mutomba, Hon. Navaya, Hon.

Nemadziva, Hon. Nyamudeza, Hon. Tazviona, Hon. Zhuwao, Hon.

Zinyemba. ClerkMs Mushunje.

 

Committee Room No.3 at 1000 hours

            Women, Youth, Gender and Community Development

Hon. Matienga (Chairperson), Hon. Chibaya, Hon. Chirume,  Hon. Chitima,

Hon. Dumbu, Hon. Goto, Hon. Khumalo T, Hon. Mharadza , Hon. Navaya,

Hon. Nyamupinga, Hon. Shirichena, Hon. Sithole. Clerk – Mrs Khumalo

 

Committee Room No.413 at 1000 hours

 

Media, Information and Communication Technology

Hon. Chimanikire, (Chairperson), Hon. Chaderopa, Hon. Chanetsa, Hon. Hlongwane, Hon. Mandebvu, Hon. Matonga, Hon. Mudarikwa, Hon. Pemhenayi, Hon. Jembere, Hon. Muchauraya, Hon. Mudiwa, Hon. Musumbu,

Hon. Varandeni. Clerk – Mrs Nyawo

 

MONDAY, 18TH MAY 2009

 

Committee Room No. 311 at 1000 hours

 

                Natural Resources, Environment and Tourism     

Hon. Bhebhe A (Chairperson), Hon. Bhasikiti, Hon. Chitima, Hon. Machacha, Hon. Mahoka, Hon. Marima, Hon. Matienga, Hon. Mazikana, Hon.

Mpofu N, Hon. Ndambakuwa, Hon. Nezi, Hon. Saruwaka, Hon. Shoko M,

Hon. Sibanda. – Clerk – Mr Ndlovu

 

Committee Room No. 3 at 1000 hrs

 

Higher Education, Science and Technology

Hon Mpofu N (Chairperson), Hon. Chanetsa, Hon. Chitando, Hon. Dumbu, Hon. Khumalo Martin, Hon. Kumalo Marvellous, Hon. Mafios, Hon.

Maramwidze, Hon. Matamisa, Hon. Matibenga, Hon. Mguni N, Hon. Muza,

Hon. Ndhlovu A, Hon. Zhuwao. – Clerk Miss Mudavanhu

 

Committee Room No. 1 at 1000 hrs

 

Transport and Infrastructure Development

Hon. Chebundo, (Chairperson,) Hon. Baloyi, Hon. Dongo, Hon. Dzirutwe, Hon. Huruba, Hon. Machacha, Hon. Madamombe, Hon. Mandebvu, Hon.

Mhlanga,  Hon. Mupukuta, Hon. Mushore, Hon. Ncube S, Hon. Nyakudanga,

Hon. Rutsvara. Clerk – Ms Macheza

 

Committee Room No. 2 at 1000 hours

                Home Affairs and Defence               

Hon. Madzore, (Chairperson) Hon. Huruba, Hon. Mafios, Hon. Mutinhiri, Hon. Ziteya, Hon. Mangena, Hon. Mhandu (Rtd) Major C, Hon. Moyo R, Hon. Mutseyami, Hon. Mwonzora, Hon. Sibanda P N, Hon. Sululu. Clerk – Mr Daniel.

 

Committee Room 311 at 1400 hrs

 

Public Works and National Housing

Hon. Mupukuta (Chairperson), Hon. Chimhini, Hon. Jiri, Hon. Kachepa, Hon. Gonese, Hon. Mabhena, Hon. Mbwembwe, Hon. Mudzuri H, Hon.

Ndambakuwa, Hon. Ndebele G, Hon. Ngwenya, Hon. Shirichena.  Clerk – Ms

Macheza

 

Committee Room 413 at 1400 hrs

 

Justice, Legal Affairs, Constitutional and Parliamentary Affairs Hon. Matutu (Chairperson), Hon. Gonese, Hon. Kapesa, Hon. Mangami, Hon. Mangwana, Hon. Matiza, T Hon. Mkandla T.Z, Hon. Mushonga S.L, Hon. Mutinhiri, Hon. Mwonzora, Hon. Parirenyatwa, Hon. Shoko M, Hon.

Tshuma B. Clerk – Miss Zenda

 

Committee Room No. 413 at 1000 hrs               Mines and Energy

Hon. Chindori-Chininga (Chairperson), Hon. Dube C, Hon. Dzingirayi, Hon. Katsande, Hon. Kay, Hon. Makamure, Hon. Maposhere, Hon. Mare, Hon.

Mudarikwa, Hon. Mungofa, Hon. Musvaire, Hon. Ncube,  Hon. Nemadziva, Hon. Shoko.  Clerk - Mr Manhivi

 

Committee Room No. 4 at 1400 hrs

 

Budget, Finance and Investment Promotion

Hon Zhanda (Chairperson), Hon. Beremauro, Hon. Bhebhe A, Hon.

Chinyadza, Hon. Cross, Hon. Khumalo ,M Hon. Madzimure, Hon.

Mashakada, Hon. Matshalaga, Hon. Mudiwa, Hon. Muguti, Hon. Mukanduri,

Hon. Ndava, Hon. Nyaude. Clerk – Mr Ratsakatika  

 

Committee Room No. 4 at 1000 hrs

Public Accounts

Hon Mashakada (Chairperson), Hon. Chikava, Hon. Haritatos, Hon. Mangena, Hon. Matiza, Hon. Mbwembwe, Hon. Moyo S, Hon. Muguti , Hon.

Musundire, Hon. Sai, Hon. Saruwaka, Hon. Sululu. Clerk Mrs Nyawo

 

 

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Committee Room 4 at 1000 hrs

 

Agriculture, Water, Lands and Resettlement

Hon. Jiri, (Chairperson) Hon. Chinomona, Hon Denga, Hon. Dube P Hon. Katsande, Hon. Madamombe, Hon. Mahoka, Hon. Makuyana, Hon. Mkhosi E  Hon. Mlambo, Hon. Mlilo, Hon. Raradza, Hon. Varandeni, Hon. Zhanda.

Clerk – Mr Ndlovu

 

Committee Room No. 1 at 1000 hrs

 

State Enterprises and Parastatals Management

Hon. Mavima (Chairperson), Hon. Chikwinya, Hon. Denga, Hon. Dube C,

Hon. Kagurabadza, Hon. Hon. Makamure, Hon. Matibe, Hon. Mkhosi E, Hon.

Moyo S, Hon. Mushore, Hon. Ndava, Hon. Ngwenya, Hon. Ziteya, Hon.

Ziyambi. Clerk – Mr Daniel

 

Committee Room No. 3 at 1000 hrs

 

Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade Hon. Mukanduri (Chairperson), Hon.Gumbo J.M, Hon. Chirongwe, Hon. Jembere, Hon. Maramwidze, Hon. Matutu T, Hon. Ndlovu A, Hon. Ngwenya, Hon. Nyamande, Hon. Rutsvara, Hon. Sibanda D, Hon. Sindi, Hon. Tshuma.

Clerk – Miss Zenda

 

Committee Room No. 2 at 1000 hrs

 

Health and Child Welfare

Hon. Parirenyatwa D (Chairperson), Hon. Chebundo, Hon. Chikava, Hon.

Dube M, Hon. Kachepa, Hon. Karenyi, Hon. Makuyana, Hon. Maramba, Hon.

Matshalaga, Hon. Mudavanhu, Hon. Munengami, Hon. Ndebele G, Hon.

Nyamupinga, Hon. Shoko H. Clerk – Ms Mukono

 

Committee Room No. 413 at 1000 hrs

 

Local Government, Rural and Urban Development

Hon. Karenyi (Chairperson), Hon. Baloyi, Hon. Chikwinya, Hon.Chinomona, Hon. Dube M, Hon. Garandi, Hon. Kagurabadza, Hon. Kanzama, Hon. Karenyi, Hon. Kapesa, Hon. Matimba, Hon. Mkandla T.Z, Hon. Nyakudanga,

Hon. Samkange.  Clerk – Mr Manhivi

 

Committee Room No. 311 at 1000 hrs

 

Industry and Commerce

Hon Mutomba (Chairperson), Hon. Chihota, Hon. Chinyadza, Hon. Dube P,

Hon. Hove, Hon. Kanzama, Hon. Madubeko, Hon. Masukume, Hon. Mavima, Hon. Mharadza, Hon. Mutseyami, Hon. Nyaude, Hon. Sansole Clerk – Mr Ratsakatika.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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