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SENATE VOTES 11 FEBRUARY 2019 17

 

ADVANCE COPY-UNCORRECTED

 

 

No. 17

 

PARLIAMENT 

 

OF

 

ZIMBABWE

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VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE SENATE

 

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SECOND SESSION – NINTH PARLIAMENT

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TUESDAY, 11TH FEBRUARY, 2020

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Half past two o’clock pm.

 

The President of the Senate in the Chair.

 

PRAYERS.

 

Members Present

Chabuka K. Charumbira Chief, Chifamba J. Chikwaka Chief Chimbudzi A.

Chimutengwende C.

Chinake V.

Chirongoma J. M.

Chundu Chief.

Dube A.

Dube M. R.

Femai M.

Gumpo S.

Gweshe K.

Hungwe J D.

Hungwe S. O.

Khupe W.

Komichi M.

Makone T. M.

Makumbe Chief.

Malinga J. T.

Maluleke O. M. Mapungwana Chief Mavetera T. Mathuthu T.

Matiirira A.

Matsiwo Chief

Mbohwa M

Mkhwebu A.

Moeketsi V.

Mpofu B.

Mpofu S. Mtshane Chief Mupfumira P.

Muronzi M.

Mutsvangwa M.

Muzenda V T.

Mwonzora T. D.

Ncube S.

Ndlovu M.

Nechombo Chief.

Nembire Chief

Ngezi Chief

Ngungumbane Chief

Nhema Chief Ntabeni Chief

Nyambuya M R. Nyangazonke Chief Parirenyatwa D. P.

Phuthi M.

Rambanepasi C.

Rwambiwa E.

Sekeramayi S. T.

Shumba C. Siansali Chief Timire R.

Timveos L.

Tongogara A K.

Tsomondo B.

Wunganayi T.

 

In attendance in terms of section 138(2) and (3) and section 104(3) of the Constitution

 

Printed by Order of the Senate

 

Absent with leave

 

 

  1. The President of the Senate advised Hon. Senators who were yet to collect their Tablets to collect from the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Department in Committee Rom No. 311, Third Floor, Parliament Building.

 

  1. The President of the Senate also advised Hon. Senators that starting from Tuesday, 18th February, 2020 and going forward, Votes and Proceedings and other documents pertaining to Parliamentary business would be transmitted electronically following the provision of Tablets to Members.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 17th December, 2019 – Hon Muzenda)

    

                                                                                     [Time elapsed: 2 hour 51 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 ParliamentHon. Sen. Muzenda.

 

On the motion of Hon. Sen. Muzenda, seconded by Hon. Sen. Chirongoma: Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the Delegation to the 45th Plenary Assembly of the SADC Parliamentary Forum (Adjourned 17th December, 2019 - Hon Sen. Muzenda).

[Days elapsed: 6]

 

Question again proposed: That this House takes note of the Report of the Delegation to the 45th Plenary Assembly of the SADC Parliamentary Forum, held at the Joaquim Chissano International Conference Centre in Maputo, Mozambique, from 15th to 25th July 2019 - Hon Sen. Mohadi.

 

On the motion of the Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services: Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the Delegation to the Pan- African

Parliament High Level Summit on HIV and health financing in Africa, held in Brazzaville, Congo from 11th to 12th July 2019 (Adjourned 11th December 2019 – Hon.

Sen. Femai)

 

[Days elapsed: 8]

 

Question again proposed:  That this House takes note of the Report of the Delegation to the Pan- African Parliament High Level Summit on HIV and health financing in Africa, held in Brazzaville, Congo from 11th to 12th July 2019 – Hon. Sen. Femai.

 

On the motion of Hon. Sen. Femai, seconded by Hon. Sen. Timveos: Debate adjourned  until tomorrow.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the Thematic Committee on Gender and Development on the plight of people with disabilities and challenges faced by women and girls with disabilities in Zimbabwe (Adjourned 11th December 2019- Hon Sen. Ncube).

 

[Days elapsed: 9]

 

Question again proposed:  That this House takes note of the Thematic Committee on Gender and Development on the plight of people with disabilities and challenges faced by women and girls with disabilities in Zimbabwe S.C. 18, 2019) – Hon. Sen. Ncube.

 

On the motion of Hon. Sen. Ncube, seconded by Hon. Sen. Chief Charumbira: Debate  adjourned until tomorrow.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the unconditional and immediate removal of the illegal economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe (Adjourned, 11th December, 2019—Hon.

Sen. Mbohwa).  

[Days elapsed: 11]

 

Question again proposed: That this House;

 

COGNISANT that the 39th Ordinary Summit of SADC Heads of States and Government held in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, strongly condemned the prolonged adverse illegal economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by the West and unequivocally called for their unconditional removal;

 

MINDFUL that SADC has always been calling for the immediate lifting of sanctions to facilitate the socio-economic recovery of the country leading to the resolution to declare the 25th October 2019 as the date on which SADC Members States collectively voice their disapproval of the illegal sanctions through various activities and platforms;

 

DEEPLY CONCERNED with the duplicity by the West and its allies who are masking the protracted illegal regime change agenda under the guise of targeted sanctions;

 

GRAVELY DISTURBED that the so-called targeted sanctions have brought untold suffering to ordinary Zimbabweans through de – industrialization resulting in high levels of unemployment, among many other economic challenges;

 

WORRIED that the crippling sanctions have affected all spheres of our economic and social services through the ever-increasing skills flight which has decimated all meaningful development in the last two decades;

 

NOTING with disdain the arrogant unilateralism and disrespect for the rule of law of countries that illegally imposed sanctions on Zimbabwe;

 

NOW, THEREFORE;

 

  • Calls upon the United States of America, the European Union and its allies to urgently and unconditionally remove the illegal sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe at their instigation as these have resulted in horrendous suffering of the ordinary Zimbabwean citizens;
  • Resolves that dialogue be given a chance and that the perpetrators be encouraged by the collective voice of the SADC Region to urge their governments to lift all forms of sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe;
  • Applauds the SADC Region for rising with one voice in support of the unconditional and immediate removal of the illegal economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe-Hon Sen. Mbohwa.

 

On the motion of Hon. Sen. Mbohwa, seconded by Hon. Sen. Chimbudzi: Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

 

  1. On the motion of Hon. Sen. Muzenda, seconded by Hon. Sen. Chimbudzi: The           Senate adjourned at twenty-one minutes to four o’clock pm.

 

 

 

 

  1. M. CHINOMONA, President of the Senate.

 

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 12TH FEBRUARY, 2020

 

 

ORDERS OF THE DAY 

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 11th February, 2020 – Hon Muzenda)

    

                                                                                     [Time elapsed: 2 hour 51 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 ParliamentHon. Sen. Muzenda.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the Delegation to the 45th Plenary Assembly of the SADC Parliamentary Forum (Adjourned 11th February, 2020 -Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services).

[Days elapsed: 7]

 

Question proposed: That this House takes note of the Report of the Delegation to the 45th Plenary Assembly of the SADC Parliamentary Forum, held at the Joaquim Chissano International Conference Centre in Maputo, Mozambique, from 15th to 25th July 2019 - Hon Sen. Mohadi.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the Delegation to the Pan- African

Parliament High Level Summit on HIV and health financing in Africa, held in

Brazzaville, Congo from 11th to 12th July 2019 – (Adjourned 11th February, 2020 –

Hon. Sen. Femai)

 

[Days elapsed: 9]

 

Question proposed:  That this House takes note of the Report of the Delegation to the Pan- African Parliament High Level Summit on HIV and health financing in Africa, held in Brazzaville, Congo from 11th to 12th July 2019 – Hon. Sen. Femai.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the Thematic Committee on Gender and Development on the plight of people with disabilities and challenges faced by women and girls with disabilities in Zimbabwe (Adjourned 11th February 2020- Hon Sen. Ncube).

 

[Days elapsed: 10]

 

Question proposed:  That this House takes note of the Thematic Committee on Gender and Development on the plight of people with disabilities and challenges faced by women and girls with disabilities in Zimbabwe S.C. 18, 2019) – Hon. Sen. Ncube.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the unconditional and immediate removal of the illegal economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe (Adjourned, 11th February, 2020—Hon. Sen.

Mbohwa).  

[Days elapsed: 12]

 

Question proposed: That this House;

 

COGNISANT that the 39th Ordinary Summit of SADC Heads of States and Government held in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, strongly condemned the prolonged adverse illegal economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by the West and unequivocally called for their unconditional removal;

 

MINDFUL that SADC has always been calling for the immediate lifting of sanctions to facilitate the socio-economic recovery of the country leading to the resolution to declare the 25th October 2019 as the date on which SADC Members States collectively voice their disapproval of the illegal sanctions through various activities and platforms;

 

DEEPLY CONCERNED with the duplicity by the West and its allies who are masking the protracted illegal regime change agenda under the guise of targeted sanctions;

 

GRAVELY DISTURBED that the so-called targeted sanctions have brought untold suffering to ordinary Zimbabweans through de – industrialization resulting in high levels of unemployment, among many other economic challenges;

 

WORRIED that the crippling sanctions have affected all spheres of our economic and social services through the ever-increasing skills flight which has decimated all meaningful development in the last two decades;

 

NOTING with disdain the arrogant unilateralism and disrespect for the rule of law of countries that illegally imposed sanctions on Zimbabwe;

 

NOW, THEREFORE;

 

  • Calls upon the United States of America, the European Union and its allies to urgently and unconditionally remove the illegal sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe at their instigation as these have resulted in horrendous suffering of the ordinary Zimbabwean citizens;
  • Resolves that dialogue be given a chance and that the perpetrators be encouraged by the collective voice of the SADC Region to urge their governments to lift all forms of sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe;
  • Applauds the SADC Region for rising with one voice in support of the unconditional and immediate removal of the illegal economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe-Hon Sen. Mbohwa.

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, 13TH FEBRUARY, 2020

 

          QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWERS.

 

* QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE.

             

QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE.

 

 

 

 

MEETINGS OF COMMITTEES

 

 

 

Thursday, 13th February, 2020

 

At 1000 hours in Committee Room 3

 

 Indigenisation and Empowerment: Hon. Sen. Mbohwa M. (Chairperson); Hon.  Sen. Chirongoma J. M; Hon. Chief Chitanga, Hon. Sen. Chief Chikwaka; Hon. Sen.

Chief Chundu; Hon. Sen. Dube A; Hon. Sen. Femai M; Hon. Sen. Komichi M;

Hon. Sen. Makone T; Hon. Malinga J. T; Hon. Sen Mpofu B; Hon. Sen. Ndlovu P;  Hon. Sen. Chief Nechombo; Hon. Chief Nembire; Hon. Sen. Chief Nhema; Hon.  Sen. Chief Nyangazonke; Hon. Sen. Phuti M; Hon. Sen. Rambanepasi C; Hon. Sen.  Tsomondo B; Hon. Sen. Zivira H. (Committee Clerk - Mr. B. M. Nyathi)

 

At 1000 hours in Committee Room 4

 

 Peace and Security: Hon. Sen. Dr. Parirenyatwa P. D. (Chairperson); Hon. Sen.  Chabuka K; Hon. Sen. Chief Charumbira; Hon. Sen. Chifamba J; Hon. Sen.  Chimbudzi A; Hon. Sen. Dube M. R; Hon. Sen. Komichi M; Hon. Sen. Makone T;  Hon. Sen. Chief Makumbe; Hon. Sen. Chief Mapungwana; Hon. Sen. Mathuthu T;  Hon. Sen. Matiirira A; Hon. Sen. Chief Matsiwo; Hon. Sen. Mkhwebu A; Hon.  Sen. Mohadi T. B; Hon. Sen. Moyo S. K; Hon. Sen. Mudzuri E; Hon. Sen.  Mwonzora D; Hon. Sen. Ncube S; Hon. Sen. Ndlovu M; Hon. Sen. Chief Ngezi;  Hon.  Sen. Chief Ngungumbane; Hon. Sen. Chief Ntabeni; Hon. Sen. Nyathi R;  Hon. Sen. Chief Siansali; Hon. Sen. Dr. Sekeramayi S. T; Hon. Sen. Sinampande H.

M; Hon. Sen. Timveos L. (Committee Clerk—Mr. P. S. Munjenge)

 

 

 

Monday, 17th February, 2020

 

At 1400 hours in Committee Room No. 3

 

Gender Development and Empowerment: Hon Sen. Ncube S. (Chairperson);  Hon. Sen. Chifamba J; Hon. Sen. Chief Chikwaka; Hon. Sen. Chimbudzi A; Hon.  Sen. Hungwe O; Hon. Sen. Khupe W; Hon. Sen.  Mavetera T; Hon.Sen. Moeketsi  V; Hon. Sen. Mpofu  S; Hon. Sen. Muronzi M; Hon. Sen. Ndlovu P; Hon. Sen.  Chief Nembire; Hon. Sen.  Nyathi R; Hon. Sen. Timire R; Hon. Sen. Chief  Nhema; Hon. Sen. Nyathi R;  Hon. Sen. Timire R;  Hon. Sen. Wunganai T; Hon.  Sen. Zivira H. (Committee Clerk - Mr. L. Majoni)

 

 

At 1400 hours in the National Assembly

 

            HIV and AIDS: Hon. Sen. Femai M. (Chairperson); Hon. Sen. Chief Chitanga;

  Hon. Sen. Dube A; Hon. Sen. Chabuka K; Hon. Sen. Chifamba J; Hon. Sen.   Chirongoma J. M; Hon. Sen. Dube A; Hon. Sen. Dube M. R; Hon. Sen. Komichi M;  Hon. Sen. Maluleke O. M; Hon. Sen. Chief Mapungwana; Hon. Sen. Mathuthu T;  Hon. Sen. Matiirira A; Hon. Sen. Chief Matsiwo; Hon. Sen. Dr. Mavetera T; Hon.  Sen. Mbowa M; Hon. Sen.  Mkhwebu A; Hon. Sen. Ndlovu M; Hon. Sen. Ndlovu  P; Hon. Sen. Dr. Parirenyatwa P. D; Hon. Sen. Phuthi M; Hon. Sen. Rambanepasi C;  Hon. Sen. Chief Siansali;  Hon.  Sen. Shoko G; Hon. Sen. Sinampande H. M;  Hon. Sen. Timveos L; Hon. Sen. Tongogara A; Hon. Sen. Tsomondo B. (Committee  Clerk - Mrs. E. Mafuruse)

 

At 1400 hours in Committee Room No. 4

 

 Human Rights: Hon Sen. Dr. Sekeramayi S. T. (Chairperson); Hon. Sen. Chief              Charumbira Hon. Sen. Chinake V; Hon. Sen. Gumpo S; Hon. Sen. Gweshe K; Hon.  Sen. Chief  Makumbe; Hon. Sen.  Chief Mapungwana; Hon. Sen. Chief Masendu;  Hon. Chief  Mathupula; Hon. Sen. Mavetera T; Hon. Sen. Mohadi T. B; Hon. Sen.  Mwonzora D;  Hon. Sen. Mupfumira P., Hon. Sen. Muzenda T. V; Hon. Sen. Chief  Ngezi; Hon. Sen. Chief Ntabeni; Hon.  Sen. Chief Nyangazonke; Hon. Sen.  Shumba C; Hon. Sen.  Rwambiwa E. (Committee Clerk - Ms. K. Usai)

 

Tuesday, 18th February, 2020

 

At 1000 hours in Committee Room No. 413

 

Sustainable Development Goals: Hon Sen. Chief Mtshane K. (Chairperson); Hon.

Sen. Chidawu O; Hon. Sen. Chinake V; Hon. Sen. Chief Chundu; Hon. Sen. Gweshe K; Hon. Sen.  Hungwe O. S; Hon. Sen. Khupe W; Hon. Sen. Maluleke O. M; Hon.

Sen. Chief Masendu; Hon. Sen.Chief Mathupula; Hon. Sen. Moeketsi V;  Hon. Sen.

Mpofu B; Hon. Sen. Mpofu S; Hon. Sen. Mudzuri E; Hon. Sen. Mupfumira P, Hon.

Sen. Muzenda  T. V; Hon. Sen. Chief Nechombo; Hon. Sen. Rwambiwa E; Hon. Sen.

Shoko G; Hon. Sen. Shumba C; Hon. Sen.Timire R; Hon. Sen. Tongogara A. K; Hon. Sen. Wunganayi T. (Committee Clerk - Mr. B. Vangiranai)

 

 

 

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