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NATIONAL ASSEMBLY VOTES 29 JANUARY 2014 NO 28

No. 28

 

 

                        PARLIAMENT

 

                                   OF

 

ZIMBABWE

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VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF

THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

 

FIRST SESSION – EIGHTH PARLIAMENT

 

WEDNESDAY, 29TH JANUARY, 2014

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Quarter past two o’clock pm. The Speaker in the Chair.

 

PRAYERS.

 

Members Present

 

 

 

Banda T;

Beremauro G;

Bhasikiti Chuma K;

Bunjira R

Butau D

Chakona P

Chamisa N

Chapfika D

Chasi F

Chibagu G

Chibaya A

Chidavaenzi E

Chidhakwa S

Chidhakwa W

Chigudu M

Chikomba L

Chikuni E

Chikwama B

Chikwinya N

Chimanikire G

Chimedza P Dr

ChimeneM M

Chimwamurombe A

Chinamasa P

Chinanzvavana C

Chinomona M M

Chinotimba J

Chipanga K Chipato A

Chirisa F

Chitembwe V J

Chitindi C

Chitura L

Chivamba K

Chiwa D

Chiwetu J Z

Cross E G

Damasane S A.E;

Dhewa  W

Dube S

Gandawa G

Gava M

Gezi T  Gonese I.T Gumbo E.

Gumbo J.M

Gumbo S

Gwanetsa K K

Gwanongodza E

Hungwa  G

Jaboon J

Kachepa N

Kadungure D A

Kagonye P

Kanengoni T R

Kasukuwere S

Katsande A

Kaukonde R J

Kaundikiza M  Kazembe K

Kereke M

Khanye N

Khumalo M

Khupe T

Kuruneri C

Kwaramba G

Labode M R

Machingauta C Machingura R

Mackenzie I

Madanha M

Madondo T

Madubeko J

Madzimure W

Madzore S

Mahiya M

Mahlangu T

Mahoka S

Majaya B

Majome F J

Makoni R R

Makonya J

Makunde T

Makweya M

Mandipaka O

Mangami D

Mangwende S

Manyengavana M

Maondera W

Mapiki J

Maridadi J

Marumahoko R

Masamvu L

Masara Budha S  Mashakada T

Mashange W

Mashayamombe S

Mashonganyika D

Masiya D

Masuku P

Mathe G

Matibenga L G

Matienga M

Matimba K M

Matuke L

 

Mavenyengwa R                                          Mukwena R                                                  Paradza K

Mawere M                                                   Munochinzwa M.                                        Passade J

Mawere M RN S                                          Munengami F                                               Pedzisai I

Mbwembwe E                                               Murai E                                                     Pemhenayi B

Mguni O                                                       Musiiwa A                                                     Phiri F P

Mhere E                                                        Musundire A L                                         Porusingazi E

Mhlanga A                                                    Musvaire W                                           Rudzirwayi J M

Mhlanga N J                                                 Mutematsaka C                                           Rungani A

Mhona F T                                                   Mutezo M                                                     Ruvai E

Mkandla M                                                   Mutinhiri A                                                 Sansole T W

Mlambo W B.J;                                            Mutomba W                                         Saruwaka T J.L.;

Mliswa T P                                                    Mutseyami P C                                          Shongedza E

Mnangagwa E                                              Mutsvangwa C                                           Shumba K D

Mombeshora D T                                         Muzenda T M                                             Sibanda C C

Moyo E N                                                     Muzhavazhe J                                              Sibanda D

Moyo G                                                        Muzondiwa E S                                           Sibanda D P

Moyo L                                                          Muzungu -  Masaiti E                                 Sibanda L

Moyo R                                                         Ncube O                                                      Sibanda M

Mpariwa P                                                    Ncube S                                                        Sibanda Z

Mpofu B                                                        Ndebele A                                                    Sithole G K

Mpofu M M                                                  Ndhlovu Alice                                        Simbanegavi Y

Mpofu R                                                        Ndhlovu  Annastancia                                 Sindi C

Mpofu S                                                        Ndlovu M S                                           Tarusenga U  D

Mtingwende T                                             Ndlovu N                                                  Thembani S Z

Muchenje F                                                   Ndoro L F                                                     Toffa J

Muchenje M S                                              Nduna D                                                       Tshuma D

Mudambo T                                                  Nkatazo M M                                               Tsogorani J

Mudarikwa S                                                Nkomo Mail                                               Tsomondo C

Mudau M                                                      Nkomo S S                                                    Tsunga A.

Muderedzwa R                                             Nleya L                                                         Undenge S

Mudzuri E                                                     Nyahwo A                                                    Vutete M

Mufunga A                                                    Nyamupinga B B                                   Wadyajena J M

Mukanduri S T                                             Nyanhongo M                                              Watson N J

Munochinzwa M                                          Nyathi B                                                       Zemura L

Mukwangwariwa F G                                   Nyere C                                                        Zhanda P T

Zhou P

Zhou T                                                                                                                

Zindi I

 

 

 

Printed by Order of the House

 

 

Absent with leave

  1. The Speaker advised the House on the challenges currently being experienced with the digital recording equipment. He assured the Hon. Members that the problem would be rectified in due course.

 

  1. Reports from the Parliamentary Legal Committee NOT being adverse reports on the following statutory instruments –

         Date Received

All Statutory Instruments published in the Gazette during the month of June, 2013.

All Statutory Instruments published in the Gazette during the month of July, 2013.

All Statutory Instruments published in the Gazette during the month of August, 2013.

All Statutory Instruments published in the Gazette during the month of September, 2013.

All Statutory Instruments published in the Gazette during the month of October, 2013.

All Statutory Instruments published in the Gazette during the month of December, 2013.

 

…………………………………………………………..………………29 January 2014.

 

  1. Questions without notice.

 

  1. Questions with notice
  2. The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs moved: That Notices of Motions Nos.

1, 2 and 4-6 on today’s Order Paper and Orders of the Day Nos. 3 and7 to 17 for today stand over until Order of the Day No. 18 has been disposed of .

 

Motion put and agreed to.

 

  1. COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY. (Main Estimates of Expenditure (2014) 2013 – Vote Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29).

 

(House in Committee)

 

           Vote No. 1 - 'President and Cabinet', US$ 206,054,000, put and agreed to.

Vote No. 2 – 'Parliament of Zimbabwe', US$20,967,000, put and agreed to.

Vote No. 3 – 'Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare US$168,707,000, put and agreed to            Vote No. 4 – 'Defence' US$368,054,000, put and agreed to.

Vote No. 5 – 'Finance and Economic Development US$202,052,000, put and agreed to Vote No. 7 – 'Industry and Commerce' US$7,369,000, put and agreed to.

Vote No. 8 – 'Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development US$155,256,000, put and       agreed to.

Vote No.9 – 'Mines and Mining Development', US$8,646,000, put and agreed to.

Vote No.10 – 'Environment, Water and Climate', US$93,474,000, put and agreed to.

Votes No.11- 'Transport and Infrastructural Development', US$69,001,000, put and agreed to.

Vote No. 12 – 'Foreign Affairs', US$63,884,000, put and agreed to.

Vote No. 13 – 'Local Government, Public Works and National Housing', US$88,350,000, put       and agreed to.

Vote No. 14 – 'Health and Child Care', US$337,005,000, put and agreed to.

Vote No. 15- 'Primary and Secondary Education', US$865,669,000, put and agreed to.

Vote No.16 – 'Higher and Tertiary Education', Science and Technology Development,'     US$332,731,000, put and agreed to.

Vote No.17- 'Youth, Indegenisation and Economic Empowerment', US$44,450,000, put and agreed to

Vote No.18 – 'Home Affairs', US$364,183,000, put and agreed to.

Vote No.19 – 'Justice Legal and Parliamentary Affairs', US$108,957,000, put and agreed to.

Vote No.20 – 'Information, Media and Broadcasting Services', US$8,730,000 put and agreed to.  Vote No.21- 'Small and Medium Enterprises and Cooperative Development', US$8,695,000,    put and agreed to.

Vote No.22- 'Energy and Power Development', US$23,445,000 put and agreed to.

Vote No.23 – 'Women's Affairs, Gender and Community Development', US$10,804,000, put and agreed to.

Vote No.24 – 'Tourism and Hospitality Industry', US$6,194,000, put and agreed to.  Vote No.25 – 'Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services', US$11,592,000 put and agreed to.

Vote No.26- ‘Lands and Rural Resettlement', US$14,115,000,  put and agreed to.               Vote No.27 – 'Judicial Service Commission', US$18,875,000 put and agreed to.

Vote No.28 – 'Civil Service Commission', US$22,602,000 put and agreed to.     Vote No.29 – 'Sport, Arts and Culture', US$10,450,000 put and agreed to.

 

Estimates of Expenditure to be reported without amendments.

 

(House Resumes)

 

Estimates of Expenditure reported without amendments.

 

Report adopted.

 

Bill ordered to be brought in by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development in   accordance with the Main Estimates of Expenditure adopted by the House.

 

  1. The Minister of Finance pursuant to the order, moved: That the Bill to give effect thereto be brought up on Tuesday, 4th February 2014.

 

Motion put and agreed to.

 

  1. On the motion of the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs: The House adjourned

at twenty two minutes past four o’clock pm.

 

  1. F. MUDENDA, Speaker.

 

 

 

THURSDAY, 30TH JANUARY, 2014

 

                           NOTICE OF PRESENTATION OF BILL

 

THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Bill to make provision for the establishment and objects of the Sovereign Wealth Fund of Zimbabwe (“the Fund”), and to set out the powers of the Sovereign Wealth Fund of Zimbabwe Board (“the Board”).- Sovereign Wealth Fund Bill, (H. B. 6, 2013).

 

 

           ORDERS OF THE DAY AND NOTICES OF MOTIONS

 

 

1. HON. NDHLOVU ANNASTANCIA  HON.  MAHLANGU

 

That this House takes note of the report of the Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Conventions on Climate Change COP (19) held from 11th - 22nd November 2013 in Warsaw, Republic of Poland.

 

  1. HON. MAJOME

HON. MATIBENGA

 

NOTING that the 16 days of activism against gender based violence began on 25 November and ended on 10 December 2013, the International Human Rights Day under the theme End Violence Against Women: Fight Militarism;

 

DISTURBED by the high rate of gender based violence in Zimbabwe, i.e against women and girls, particularly since January last year (2013) 1050 women and have been raped;

 

CONCERNED by the low rate of apprehension, conviction and sentencing of perpetrators of gender based violence;

 

CONCERNED by the absence and lack of crime forensic experts in Zimbabwe, as well as the lack of forensic rape investigation kits;

 

FURTHER DISMAYED by the lenient sentences passed against rapists, given a possible life sentence;

 

COGNISANT that at the launch of last year’s 16 days of activism campaign government launched the National Gender Based Violence Strategy 2012-2015 whose four key result areas are Prevention, Service Provision, Research, Documentation, Evaluation and Coordination.

 

NOW THEREFORE, resolves that;

 

  1. There be legislated a mandatory sentence for rape, including statutory rape, of not less than thirty years and appropriate sentences for other forms of gender based violence.
  2. The government immediately engages adequate services of forensic scientists for purposes of investigating rape.
  3. The government immediately and continually equips all police stations with forensic investigation rape kits.
  4. The government immediately crafts, adopts and implements with stakeholders an action plan, with a budget, of the Zimbabwe National Gender Based Violence Strategy: 2012 2015.

 

 

  1. HON.  B. TSHUMA

             HON. D. P. SIBANDA

 

That this House -

 

            AWARE that the Government of Zimbabwe has a duty of transparency and accountability in respect of        its stewardship of national assets in pursuit of the national interest.

 

FURTHER AWARE of our commitment to promote gender equality and empower women as envisaged by millennium development goal number 3 and more fully by our constitution.

 

DEVASTATED by the violence unleashed by the Board of Directors of the Hwange Colliery

Company Limited on the women who moved to gather at the corporations General Office in Hwange on the 7th of  October 2013 intending to peacefully press on the Board the urgency of the need for payment of long overdue wages by the company to its employees.

 

 

            NOW, THEREFORE:

 

Calls upon the Government of Zimbabwe as the majority shareholder of the Hwange Colliery Company Limited, to exercise its ownership to provide the relief sought by the community stakeholder.

 

  1. HON. MISIHAIRABWI MUSHONGA HON. TOFFA

 

That this House -

 

     COGNISANT that government has committed itself to a salary increase for public servants;

 

           AWARE that any increase will be minimal given resource challenges;

 

            RECALLING the Government resolution on the need to introduce non-monetary benefits to        augment salaries of Public Servants;

 

 

            NOW, THEREFORE:

 

Calls upon the Minister of Finance to immediately implement the non monetary benefits giving all public servants a duty free certificate to import a vehicle for personal use.

               5.        HON. MANDIPAKA

                           HON. KHUPE

 

That this House takes note of the report on the 2013 Madagascar Elections by the Zimbabwe Parliament Observation Team, 2014.

 

  1. HON. SIBANDA C. C.

                           HON. MUTSEYAMI

 

            That this House takes note of the report  of the Zimbabwe Delegation to the workshop on  Strengthening      Police Oversight accountability in Southern Africa from 4 – 6 December 2013 at OR Tambo Hotel,              Johannesburg in South Africa.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the proliferation of alleged illegal structures and illegal allocation of stands (Adjourned 4th December – Hon. D. Sibanda)

 

[Day elapsed: 1]

 

Question proposed: 

 

That this House;

 

CONCERNED by the proliferation of illegal structures put up by the homeless at a time the  local Authorities of Harare, Chitungwiza and other Local Authorities elsewhere in the country are dismantling such structures which are the only means of accommodation available to these people without providing alternative accommodation.

 

 

DISMAYED by the reluctance of the law enforcement agencies to apprehend the illegal land  developers and unregistered co operatives that are swindling and shortchanging desperate home  seekers of their hard earned cash.

 

 

            NOW THEREFORE:

 

Calls upon the Government to take-

 

  • Remedial measures by putting in place programmes that are sustainable and settlement plans that are pro-poor.

 

  • Action against these illegal land developers and unregistered cooperatives – Hon.

Musundire

 

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the constrained space that Parliament is currently operating in (Adjourned 3rd December – Dr J.M. Gumbo).

 

[Day elapsed: 1]

 

Question proposed: That this House:

 

NOTING that the Constitution of Zimbabwe provides for a Presidential Proclamation in setting        the venue for the sitting of Parliament;

 

CONCERNED that the current parliamentary venue does not provide a conducive environment for serious debate;

 

  RECALLING the need to devolve arms of state and bring Parliament to other centres too;

 

 

            NOW, THEREFORE:

 

Calls upon this House-

 

  • In the short term to change the venue for the sitting of Parliament;

 

  • To consider moving the seat of Parliament to Bulawayo; and

 

  • To provide resources for minimum renovations to the current Parliament. – Misihairabwi - Mushonga

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the intermittent power cuts by ZESA (Adjourned 3rd December – Mpariwa).

 

[Days elapsed: 7]

 

Question proposed: That this House:

 

ALARMED by the intermittent power cuts to both domestic and commercial consumers as a result of load-shedding and faults;

 

CONCERNED by the lack of capacity by ZESA to attend timeously to faults;

 

DEEPLY WORRIED by the ever increasing gap between demand and supply;

 

ALSO DEEPLY ALARMED by the lack of investment into the power sector by the shareholder;

 

FURTHER CONCERNED by the flight of qualified and experienced personnel which has adverse effects on the electricity supply industry;

 

NOW, THEREFORE:

 

Resolves that the Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy conducts an inquiry into the power sector in Zimbabwe. – Hon. Maridadi

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on breast and cervical cancer (Adjourned 21st November – Hon. Gonese)

 

 

[Days elapsed: 3]

 

Question proposed: That this House -

 

ALARMED by the number of women dying from breast and cervical cancer in Zimbabwe;

 

CONCERNED by the unavailability of cancer treatment in Zimbabwe;

 

DEEPLY WORRIED by the lack of accessibility to cancer treatment in Zimbabwe;

 

FURTHER CONCERNED that cancer treatment is not affordable especially to the majority of women;

 

DEEPLY SADDENED that cancer treatment is not available, accessible and affordable;

 

NOW, THEREFORE:

 

Recommends the introduction of a cancer levy in order to save many lives; and

 

Calls for the establishment of cancer treatment units in every district Hon. Khupe

 

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by the US government and European Union (Adjourned 21st November – Hon. Gonese).

 

[Days elapsed: 5]

 

Question proposed: That this House:

 

CONCERNED by the high rate of de-industrialisation in Zimbabwe’s major cities and towns continuously in the last 12 years;

 

FURTHER CONCERNED by the levels of unemployment currently experienced in Zimbabwe; DEEPLY WORRIED by the sanctions induced poverty levels that have blighted Zimbabweans for the past 12 years;

 

PERTURBED by the alarming brain and skills drain experienced by Zimbabwe’s economy in the last decade;

 

ALARMED by the arrogant unilateralism of the West which imposed sanctions on Zimbabwe without engaging in exhaustive dialogue;

 

NOW, THEREFORE:

 

Calls on the European Union, Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America to lift all forms of sanctions they imposed on Zimbabwe.

 

Resolves to submit this motion, together with a covering letter to the European Parliament, the

European External Action Service, the United States Congress, the Australian Parliament, New Zealand Parliament and the House of Commons, encouraging them to urge their governments to lift all forms of sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe – Hon. Hlongwane

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on food shortages in Zimbabwe (Adjourned 15th October – The Minister of State for Provincial Affairs – Harare)

 

 

Question proposed

 

That this House-

[Day elapsed: 1]

 

NOTING that Zimbabwe was once the breadbasket of Southern Africa and has now been reduced to a basket case;

 

DISTURBED by the Government’s lack of precautionary programmes to avert hunger in the face of poor rainy season;

 

CONCERNED  by the acute shortage of food which has resulted in more than two million people facing starvation particularly in Masvingo, Midlands, Matebeleland and Manicaland Provinces;

 

MINDFUL of the fact that in Zimbabwe more than 2.2 million people are in need of food to avert starvation;

 

NOW, THEREFORE:

 

Resolves to set up a Parliamentary Committee to enquire into the food shortage crisis that is currently engulfing Zimbabwe; and

 

Calls upon Government to implement an urgent non-partisan drought and starvation mitigation programme –Hon. Nkomo S.S.

 

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the terrorist attacks on the Westgate Shopping Mall in Kenya (Adjourned 3rd October - The Minister State for Provincial Affairs- Harare).

 

 

[Days elapsed: 2] Question proposed: That this House-

 

RECALLS attacks by the terrorist group Al-Shabaab on Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya;

 

DEEPLY SADDENED by the death of sixty-two people and one hundred and seventy-five people who sustained injuries as a result of this terrorist attack;

 

NOW, THEREFORE:

 

Condemns the attack on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya; and

 

Expresses its condolences to the families who lost their loved ones and our solidarity with the people of Kenya at this trying time - Hon. G. Moyo.

 

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Health Sector in Zimbabwe (Adjourned 1st October - The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs).

 

 

[Days elapsed: 2] Question proposed: That this House-

 

ALARMED by the deteriorating nature of the health sector in Zimbabwe which include the       health infrastructure and services;

 

CONCERNED by government’s lack of adequate attention, time and effort into averting the    health crisis;

 

DEEPLY WORRIED by the expanding gap between the private and public health delivery     systems;

 

ALSO DEEPLY ALARMED by the reports from Harare Central Hospital where mothers are delivering babies on the floor;

 

FURTHER CONCERNED by the shortage of basic services such as water at government institutions;

 

NOW THEREFORE:

 

Resolves that the Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Care conducts an inquiry into the health sector in Zimbabwe - Hon. Dr. Labode.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the establishment of a Women’s Bank which does not require collateral (Adjourned 20th November Hon. Gonese).

 

[Days elapsed: 4]

 

            Question proposed: 

            

That this House-

 

             ALARMED by the number of women informal traders in Zimbabwe;

 

CONCERNED by the lack of empowerment of women regardless of the establishment of flea         markets in Zimbabwe;

 

ALSO CONCERNED by the levels of poverty regardless of empowerment programmes put in      place  by government and NGOs, such as flea markets;

 

DEEPLY SADDENED by lack of financial literacy programmes by government and NGOs           targeted at women in the retail trade.

 

DEEPLY WORRIED by the attitudes towards women informal entrepreneurs by financial      Institutions;

 

NOW, THEREFORE:

 

Calls for the establishment of a Women's Bank that will not require collateral. - Hon Khupe.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the realignment of existing laws to the Constitution (Adjourned 21st November The Minister of State for Provincial Affairs- Mashonaland East).

 

[Days elapsed: 3]

 

            Question proposed: 

 

That this House:

 

ACKNOWLEDGING that the Constitution is the supreme law of the land and all existing laws have to be aligned to the new Constitution;

 

RECOGNISING that the current pieces of legislation must reflect the thrust and spirit of the progressive dispensation brought about by the new Constitution;

 

WORRIED that the Executive seems to lack the necessary commitment and enthusiasm to expeditiously attend to this matter;

 

CONCERNED  that the lack of certainty regarding which laws are not consistent with the letter and spirit of the new Constitution will result in the lack of clarity on the legal position on various issues;

 

NOW, THEREFORE:

 

Calls upon the Executive to urgently take steps to amend a number of laws to align them to the Constitution- Hon. Gonese.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 28th JanuaryThe Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs)

 

[Time elapsed: 13 hrs. 12 mins.]

 

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 Mbwembwe.

 

  1. Recommital:- COMMITTEE: Income Tax Bill (H.B. 5A, 2012)- The Minister of Finance and Economic Development.

 

  1. COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY (Supplementary Estimates of Expenditure (2013) – Vote Nos. 1, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 17a, 20, 21, 31 and 34).

 

 

TUESDAY, 4TH FEBRUARY, 2014

 

                           NOTICE OF PRESENTATION OF BILL

 

THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Bill to apply a sum for the service of Zimbabwe during the year ending 31st December, 2014. - Appropriation (2014) Bill, (H. B.3, 2014).

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 5TH FEBRUARY, 2014

 

 

                            QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWERS

QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE.

            * QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE.

 

*1.       HON GONESE: To ask the Minister of State for Presidential Affairs in the President’s Office to outline to the House

  1. The annual budget of the Presidential scholarship fund.

 

  1. Whether it is not prudent to use the fund to upgrade the infrastructure of local Universities in order to arrest the capital outflow.

 

  • Why the fund is administered outside the Ministry of Education; and

 

  1. The beneficiaries by province since its inception.

 

  [Deferred from Wednesday 4th December, 2013]
*2. HON MADUBEKO:  To ask the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education to explain to the
  House plans of the Ministry to construct classrooms and houses for teachers, respectively
  in Vungu resettlement area who have been using homesteads since 1999.

 

[Deferred from Wednesday 4th December, 2013]

*3. HON MACKENZIE:  To ask the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education to give statistics on
  the number of primary and secondary schools headed by untrained teachers in Zimbabwe and to
 

 

 

state government's plans to resolve the critical shortage of trained teachers in rural areas.

[Deferred from Wednesday 4th December, 2013]

*4. HON MANGAMI:  To ask the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education to explain how
  Government intends to readdress imbalances created by payment of  incentives as some parents
 

 

cannot afford to pay them  in certain schools.

[Deferred from Wednesday 22nd January, 2014]

*5.

 

HON MADUBEKO:  To ask the Minister of Health and Child Care to explain to the House whether  it is still  a government policy to have clinics every 10kms and if so, why is it not so in Vungu  Resettlement area.

[Deferred from Wednesday 4th December, 2013]

*6.

 

 HON MANGAMI:  To ask the Minister of Health and Child Care to explain Government policy on the assistance given to people whose health care treatment requires a lot of money for ailments such as   transplants.

[Deferred from Wednesday 22nd January, 2014]

*7. HON. MPARIWA: To ask the Minister of Industry and Commerce what plans are in  place to resuscitate ailing companies in order to create employment and ensure that DIMAF funds are monitored and  accounted for.

[Deferred from Wednesday 4th December, 2013]

 

*8. HON. NDUNA:  To ask the Minister of Industry and Commerce whether Government has plans to resuscitate moribund industries such as David Whitehead Textiles factories in Gweru, Kadoma and Chegutu which were an invaluable source of livelihood.

 

[Deferred from Wednesday 22nd January, 2014]

 

*9.       HON. NDUNA:  To ask the Minister of Mines and Mining Development the Ministry's strategies          for empowering small – scale miners who are required to pay the mining fees as large scale            operators.

[Deferred from Wednesday 22nd January, 2014]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEETINGS OF COMMITTEES

 

Thursday 30th January 2013

 

At 1000 hours in Committee Room No. 413

 

MEDIA INFORMATION AND BROADCASTING SERVICES

 

Chamisa N.; Chidavaenzi E.; Chikwinya S.; Chimanikire G.; Chivamba K.; Chiwa D.; Dhewa W.;  Gabbuza J.; Haritatos P.; Holder J.; Makunde T.; Maridadi J.; Masiya D.; Matibenga L.; Moyo R.; Muderedzwa R.; Mutseyami P.; Ndebele A.; Ndoro L.F.; Nkomo M.; Paradza K.; Runzwirwayi J.M. Sibanda M.; Sibanda S.R.; Tsogorani J.; Wadyajena J.M.; Zwizwai M.I.; (Chaiperson – Hon Dehwa W.)

 

Clerk- Mr Chiremba

 

At 1000 hours in the Government Caucus

 

SMALL AND MEDIUM ENERPRISE AND COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT

 

Budha S.; Chibagu G.; Chidhakwa S.; Chitura L.; Gezi T.; Gonese I.; Kachepa N.; Kaundikiza M.

Kavu A.; Kwaramba G.; Machingauta C.; Majaya B.; Mangami D.; Mangwende S.; Mashayamombe S.

Mbwembwe E.N.; Mhlanga A.; Mpofu M.M.; Muchenje S.; Musvaire W.; Mutomba W.; Nduna D.T. Nyere C.; Sansole T.; Sibanda L.; Zemura L. (Chaiperson – Hon Mangami D.)

 

Clerk- Mr Mazani

 

At 1000 hours in the Senate Chamber

 

YOUTH, INDIGENIZATION AND ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

 

Beremauro G.; Chibaya A.; Chikomba L.; Chikuni E.; Chipanga K.; Chirisa F.; Chiwa D.

Chiwetu J.Z.; Dube S.; Dziva T.M.; Hungwa G.; Kadungure D.A.; Madanha M.; Madubeko J.

Madzore P.; Madzore S.; Mahlangu T.; Masuku P.; Mathe G.; Matienga M.; Matimba K.M.

Mhlanga J.N.; Muzhavazhe J.; Pedzisai I.; Sibanda M.; Simbanegavi Y.; Toffa J.; Zhou T.

(Chaiperson – Hon Wadyajena J.M.)

 

Clerk- Ms Zenda

At 1000 hours in Committee Room No. 4

 

EDUCATION, SPORT, ARTS AND CULTURE

 

Chinanzvavana C.; Chipato A.; Chitembwe J.; Chitindi C.; Chivamba K.; Dhewa M.; Khanye N.

Mahiya M.; Makonya J.; Makweya M.; Mandipaka O.; Mliswa P.T.; Moyo L.; Mtingwende T.

Muchenje F.; Munengami F.; Muzondiwa E.; Ncube S.; Phiri F.P.; Runzirwayi J.M.; Saruwaka T.

Sindi C.; Tsunga A.; Watson N.J. (Chaiperson – Hon Mliswa T.P..)

 

Clerk-Mr Munjenge

 

 

 

 

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