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SENATE VOTES 14 SEPTEMBER 2006 NO 6

 

ADVANCE COPY-UNCORRECTED

 

 

No. 6

PARLIAMENT 

 

OF

 

ZIMBABWE

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VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE SENATE

 

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SECOND SESSION – SIXTH PARLIAMENT

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THURSDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER 2006

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Half-past two o’clock p.m

President of the Senate in the Chair      
 

PRAYERS

 

Members Present

 
Bayayi F.

Chief Charumbira F. Z.

Chief Chiduku R. M.

Chikava B.

Chikwanha T. C.

Chimbudzi A.

Chindanya J. J.

Dete A. A.

Dube G.

Gambiza Chief F. S.

Gava C.

Georgias A. C.

Goto R.

Gumbura L. C.

Haritatos P.

Jacob E.

Kabayanjiri O.

Maduna, Chief V. Z. M.

Magadu R. F. E.

Majuru S.

Makono E.

Mapfumo T. J.

Marange, Chief C. H. H.

Matanga T. Z.

Mavhaire D. C.

Mkhwebu A.

Mkusha S.

Mohadi T. B.

Mtshane, Chief K. L.

Muchenje V.

Muchicho V. N. M.

Mumbengegwi S.C.

Mumvuri D. D. E.

Muzenda T. V.

Ndlovu N. K.

Ndlovu R.

  Ndlovu T.

Negomo, Chief M.W.

Nemakonde, Chief M. W.

Nyathi A. S.

Nyoni G.

Patel K. G.

Rungani A.

Sai S.

Sakupwanya S. U.

Sengwe, Chief, M. L.W.

Tawengwa C.

Thembani S. Z.

         

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                                                Printed by the Order of the Senate

 

Absent with leave

 

Chimene M. M.

Malaba Chief D. C.

Malinga J. T.

Mbambo L.

Moyo J.

Muchengeti C. V.

 

 

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the ZESA deadline for phasing out all fixed load limiters (Adjourned 13th September 2006The Minister of Indigenisation and Empowerment).

 

[Day elapsed: 2]

 

Question again proposed: That this House:-

 

NOTING that the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) has set October 31, 2006, as the deadline for phasing out all fixed load limiters and replacing them with a metered supply;

 

CONCERNED that the minimum installation cost is overwhelmingly way beyond the ability of the majority of consumers to pay by the deadline;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, CALLS upon the government to intervene and alleviate the consumer’s plight by instructing ZESA to meet all the installation costs and stagger the recovery of installation costs incurred from consumers over an extended period.

 

On the motion of Senator Patel seconded by Senator Muzenda: Debate adjourned until Tuesday.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 13th September 2006The Minister of Indigenisation and Empowerment).

 

[Time elapsed: 1 hour 55 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 – Senator E. N. Moyo.

 

On the motion of the Minister of Indigenisation and Empowerment: Debate adjourned until Tuesday.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by the European

Union (Adjourned 13th September 2006The Minister of Indigenisation and Empowerment.)

 

[Days elapsed: 3]

            Question again proposed:  That this House-

 

 

NOTING that economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by the European Union(EU), the United Kingdom (UK), and the United States of America (USA) are hurting the lives of ordinary Zimbabweans and driving many into poverty;

 

AWARE that the sanctions on Zimbabwe are punitive and generally political because of Zimbabwe’s Land Reform Programme;

 

NOW THEREFORE,

 

Calls upon the EU, UK and USA to withdraw sanctions and end their hostile propaganda in favour of diplomatic solutions; and appeals to the international community to support the call for removal of the sanctions and the unlocking of bilateral aid and financial support as well as international goodwill – Senator Georgias.

 

On the motion of the Minister of Indigenisation and Empowerment: Debate adjourned until Tuesday.

 

  1. On the motion of the Minister of Indigenisation and Empowerment: The Senate adjourned at a minute to three o’ clock p.m. until Tuesday 19th of September 2006 at half past two o’clock in the afternoon.

 

 

 

 

 

  1.                                                                                MADZONGWE,                                                                                    President of the Senate.

 

 

 

TUESDAY, 19TH SEPTEMBER 2006

             

ORDERS OF THE DAY AND NOTICE OF MOTION 

 

  1. HON. SENATOR T. NDLOVU HON. SENATOR DUBE

 

That this House-

 

NOTING that most parts of the country recorded a good harvest in 2006;

 

CONCERNED that the people of Bulawayo are experiencing mealie-meal shortages;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, CALLS upon the government to immediately order Grain Marketing Board (GMB) to solve all its logistitical problems in Matabeleland and   avail maize grain to Bulawayo.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 13th September 2006The Minister of Indigenisation and Empowerment).

 

[Time elapsed: 2 hours 7 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 – Senator E. N. Moyo.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the ZESA deadline for phasing out all fixed load limiters (Adjourned 13th September 2006The Minister of Indigenisation and Empowerment).

 

[Day elapsed: 2]

 

Question proposed: That this House:-

 

NOTING that the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) has set October 31, 2006, as the deadline for phasing out all fixed load limiters and replacing them with a metered supply;

 

CONCERNED that the minimum installation cost is overwhelmingly way beyond the ability of the majority of consumers to pay by the deadline;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, CALLS upon the government to intervene and alleviate the consumer’s plight by instructing ZESA to meet all the installation costs and stagger the recovery of installation costs incurred from consumers over an extended period.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by the European

Union (Adjourned 13th September 2006The Minister of Indigenisation and Empowerment.)

 

[Days elapsed: 4]

            Question proposed:  That this House-

 

 

NOTING that economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by the European Union(EU), the United Kingdom (UK), and the United States of America (USA) are hurting the lives of ordinary Zimbabweans and driving many into poverty;

 

AWARE that the sanctions on Zimbabwe are punitive and generally political because of Zimbabwe’s Land Reform Programme;

 

NOW THEREFORE,

 

Calls upon the EU, UK and USA to withdraw sanctions and end their hostile propaganda in favour of diplomatic solutions; and appeals to the international community to support the call for removal of the sanctions and the unlocking of bilateral aid and financial support as well as international goodwill – Senator Georgias.

 

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THURSDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER 2006

 

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER

 

 

  1. SENATOR MALINGA: To ask the Minister of Education, Sport and Culture to explain whether the Education for all policy extends to the disabled , such as the deaf,

blind, mentally handicapped and the multiple disabled throughout the country as espoused by the United Nations

 

 

  1. SENATOR MALINGA: To ask the Minister of State for Policy Implementation to explain why Zimbabwe has been found wanting in the implementation of development policies given the abundance of experts and analysts in the various sectors of the economy and the steps the ministry is taking to address this anomaly.

 

 

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NOTICES OF MEETINGS

 

MONDAY 18TH, SEPTEMBER 2006

 

Committee Room No. 1 at 1400 hrs

 

PUBLIC SERVICE, LABOUR AND SOCIAL WELFARE: Hon. Mawere (Chairperson),

Hon. Baloyi, Hon. Senator Chief Charumbira, Hon. Chibaya, Hon. Senator Gumbura, Hon.

Gwetu, Hon. Senator Haritatos, Hon. Senator Madiro, Hon. Maluleke, Hon. Matutu, Hon.

Maziriri, Hon. Mpariwa, Hon. Mushore, Hon. Senator Nyathi, Clerk- Mrs. Nyakauta

 

Committee Room No. 4 at 1400hrs

 

BUDGET, FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT:  Hon. Butau (Chairperson),

Chief Bidi, Hon. Biti, Hon. Bhebhe, Hon. Senator Charumbira, Hon. Senator Chikava, Hon.

Senator Kabayanjiri, Hon. Kanzama, Hon. Senator Khumalo, Hon. Khupe, Hon. Majange, Hon. Senator Malinga, Hon. Mashakada, Hon. Matuke, Hon. Mushoriwa, Hon. Mzembi, Hon. Ncube, D. M. Clerk – Mrs. Khumalo

 

Committee Room No. 1 at 1000hrs

 

TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS: Hon.. Mugabe L (Chairperson), Hon..

Chimbaira, Hon. Chikomba, Hon. Machirori, Hon. Senator Magadu, Hon. Mdlongwa, Hon.

Senator Moyo,  Prof. Moyo, Hon.. Ncube, D. M, Senator Rita Ndlovu, Hon.. Porusingazi, Hon. Pote, Hon. Senator Sai, Hon. Sikhala, Hon.. Ziyambi, Hon.   Zwizwai, Clerk – Mr.

Nyamayaro

TUESDAY, 19TH SEPTEMBER 2006

 

Committee Room No. 3 at 1000 hrs

 

FOREIGN AFFAIRS, INDUSTRY AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE: Hon. Porusingazi

(Chairperson), Hon. Senator Chimene, Hon. Senator Georgios Hon. Gumbo J. M., Hon.

Senator Hove, Hon. Chief Mabika, Hon. Malinga, Hon. Mhashu, Hon. Senator Muchengeti,

Hon. Mugabe, Hon. Mukahlera, Hon. Senator Mumvuri, Hon. Mushoriwa, Hon. Mutomba, Hon. Ndlovu, Hon. Senator T. Ndlovu, Hon. Chief Shana. Clerk – Mr. Ratsakatika.

 

Committee Room No. 2 at 1000 hrs

 

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Hon. Zinyemba, (Chairperson), Hon. Chidarikire, Hon.

Chimanikire, Hon. Gonese, Hon. Machaya, Hon. Majange, Hon. Senator Majuru,  Hon.

Matimba, Hon.  Matamisa,  Hon Matuke,  Hon. Chief Mudzimurema, Hon. Senator

Munotengwa, Hon. Senator Musarurwa, Hon. Stevenson, Hon. Senator Tavengwa. Clerk

Mrs Nyawo

Committee Room No. 1 at 1000 hrs

 

DEFENCE, HOME AFFAIRS AND NATIONAL SECURITY: Col. Makova

(Chairperson),  Hon. Chipanga, Hon. Gwachiwa, Hon. Kadzima, Hon. Khupe, Hon..

Madzimure, Hon.. Makova. Senator Malaba, Senator Mbambo, Senator Moyo, Hon.

Mubhawu, Hon.. Mutomba, Hon..  Mutsekwa, Prof. Ncube W., Hon. Senator Rungani, Hon. Zinyemba. Clerks – Mr. Daniel and Ms Manyeruke

 

Committee Room No. 4 at 1000 hrs

 

LANDS, LAND REFORM, RESETTLEMENT AND AGRICULTURE: Hon. Mzembi

(Chairperson), Hon. Chief. Bushu, Hon. Senator Chiduku, Hon. Senator Chikwanha, Chief.

Chimombe, Senator Dete, Hon.. Gabbuza, Hon. Katsande, Hon. Senator D. Khumalo, Hon.

Mahofa, Hon.. Mguni, Hon. Mkhosi, Hon. Mugabe, Hon. Pote, Hon. Senator Zvinavashe.

Clerk – Mr. Ndlovu

THURSDAY, 21ST SEPTEMBER 2006

 

Committee Room No. 4 at 1000 hrs

 

 

EDUCATION, SPORT AND CULTURE: Hon. Mhashu  (Chairperson),  Hon. Baloyi,

Hon. Senator Chimbudzi, Hon. Senator Chindanya, Hon. Madubeko, Hon. Maluleke,  Hon. Maziriri, Hon. Mguni, Hon. Senator Mkusha, Hon. Moyo L, Hon. Prof. J. Moyo,  Hon. Mupukuta , Hon. Mutomba , Hon. Mutsekwa, Hon. Pote , Hon. Chief Shana, Hon.

Senator Sengwe. Clerk – Mrs Sunga.

 

 

                                    Harare International Conference Centre at 0900 hrs

 

 

JUSTICE, LEGAL AND PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS: Mr. Chipanga (Chairperson), Senator Bayayi, Chief Bidi, Mr Chidarikire, Mr. Chipanga Mr. Coltart, Mr. Gumbo J. M, Mrs. Machirori- Sandura, Senator Mahere, Mr. Malinga,  Mr. Madzimure,  Chief Malisa, Mr.

Matutu, Senator Mapfumo, Senator Marange, Mrs. Mawere, Mrs. Misihairabwi- Mushonga, Senator Mtshane, Chief Mudzimurema. Clerk – Ms Macheza

 

Committee Room No. 2 at 1030 hrs

 

MINES, ENVIRONMENT AND TOURISM: Mr. Gabbuza (Chairperson), Mr. Butau, Mr.

Chandengenda, Chief Dandawa, Senator Dube, Senator Gambiza, Mrs. Katsande, Mr.

Machaya, Senator Maduna, Col. Makova, Senator Mohadi, Senator Msipa, Senator

Muchenje, Mr. Mungofa, Mr. Mushore, Mr. Ndlovu, Mr. Sansole, Mr. Sibindi. Clerk – Ms Dube

 

 

 

 

Harare International Conference Centre at 0900 hrs

 

 

YOUTH, GENDER AND WOMEN’S AFFAIRS: Mrs. Mahofa (Chairperson), Chief

Bushu, Mr. Chikomba, Mr. Chebundo, Mr. Chibaya, Senator Goto, Mrs. Gwachiwa, Mrs.

Gwachiwa, Mr Kanzama, Mr. Madzore, Senator Makono, Senator Matanga, Mrs. Matamisa, Ms. Mugabe, Mr. Mukahlera, Senator Nemakonde, Mrs. Satiya, Mrs. Zinyemba. Clerk – Ms Gondo.

 

 

 

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