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SENATE VOTES 13 NOVEMBER 2019 06

 

ADVANCE COPY-UNCORRECTED

 

 

No. 6

 

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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WEDNESDAY, 13TH NOVEMBER, 2019

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Half past two o’clock pm.

 

The Deputy President of the Senate in the Chair.

 

PRAYERS.

 

Members Present

Chabuka K.

Chifamba J. Chikwaka Chief Chimbudzi A.

Chimutengwende C.

Chinake V.

Chirongoma J. M.

Chitanga Chief

Chundu Chief Dube A.

Dube M. R.

Femai M.

Gumpo S.

Gweshe K. Hungwe S. O Komichi M.

Makone T. M. Makumbe Chief Maluleke O. M.

Mapungwana Chief

Masendu Chief Mavetera T. Mathuthu T.

Matiirira A. Matsiwo Chief Mbohwa M.

Mkhwebu A.

Moeketsi V.

Mpofu B.

Mpofu S.

Mudzuri E.

Mupfumira P.

Muronzi M.

Mwonzora T. D.

Ncube S.

Ndlovu M.

Ndlovu P.

Nechombo Chief

Nembire Chief

Ngezi Chief

Ngungumbane Chief

Nhema Chief

Ntabeni Chief Nyathi R.

Phuthi M.

Rambanepasi C.

Rwambiwa E.

Shoko G.

Shumba C.

Sinampande H.

Timire R.

Timveos L.

Tongogara A. K.

Tsomondo B.

Wunganayi T.

Zivira H.

 

 

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

Hon. Sen. Khupe

 

 

  1. The Deputy President of the Senate informed the Senate that all Members of the

Zimbabwe Women Parliamentary Caucus (ZWPC) were requested to attend a Strategic Plan Validation meeting on Thursday, 14th November 2019 at 0830 hours in the Senate Chamber.

 

  1. The Deputy President of the Senate also informed the Senate that access to Parliament wifi internet was now restricted to users with current login credentials and that Hon. Senators were advised to obtain their login credentials from ICT Officers stationed at the Members Dining Room.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 12th November, 2019 - Hon Sen. Muzenda)

    

                                                                                     [Time elapsed: 1 hour 35 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. S. Mpofu, seconded by Hon. Sen. O Hungwe: Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the unconditional and immediate removal of the illegal economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe (Adjourned, 12th November, 2019—Hon.

Sen. Mbohwa).  

[Days elapsed: 2]

 

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;

 

  1. 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;
  2. 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;
  3. 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. S. Mpofu. seconded by Hon. Sen. Mkwebu: The Senate                adjourned at twelve minutes to four o’clock pm.

 

 

LT.GEN. (RTD.) M.R. NYAMBUYA,

Deputy President of the Senate.

 

 

 

THURSDAY, 14TH NOVEMBER, 2019

 

 

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWERS.

 

* QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE.

             

QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE.

 

 

ORDERS OF THE DAY AND NOTICE OF MOTION

 

  1. HON. SEN. FEMAI

HON. SEN. CHIRONGOMA

 

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.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 13th

           November, 2019 - Hon Sen. S. Mpofu)

    

                                                                                     [Time elapsed: 2 hour 01 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. Sen. Muzenda.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the unconditional and immediate removal of the illegal economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe (Adjourned, 13th November, 2019—Hon. Sen. Mbohwa).

[Days elapsed: 3]

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

TUESDAY, 26TH NOVEMBER, 2019

 

 

                            NOTICE OF MOTION

 

HON. SEN. S. NCUBE

HON. SEN. KHUPE

 

That this House takes note of 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. (S.C.18, 2019)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEETINGS OF COMMITTEES

 

 

 

Thursday, 14th November, 2019

 

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, 18th November, 2019

 

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, 19th November, 2019

 

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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