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SENATE VOTES 26 October 2016 09

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No. 9

 

PARLIAMENT 

 

OF

 

ZIMBABWE

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VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE SENATE

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FOURTH SESSION – EIGHTH PARLIAMENT

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WEDNESDAY, 26TH OCTOBER, 2016

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Half past Two o’clock pm. Deputy President of the Senate in the Chair.

Carter M.N,

Charumbira F Chief

Chiduku Chief,

Chimutengwende C.C.C

Chipanga T.S

Dandawa Chief,

Gampu Chief, 

Goto R,

Jadagu G.T,

Khumalo D.T,

Machingaifa T,

Mabhugu F E,

Makone T,

Makore J,

Maluleke Muhlawa O,

Marava M,

Masendu Chief,

Mashavakure N,

Masuku A,

Mathuthu T.A,

Matiirira A,

Mavhunga M,

Mawire J,

Moeketsi V,

Mtshane Chief,

Muronzi M, 

Musaka M.B,

Musarurwa Chief,

Nembire Chief,

Ntabeni Chief,

Rtd. Gen. Nyambuya M.R,

Nyamukoho Chief,

Nyangazonke Chief,

Sekeramayi T.S,

Siansali Chief, 

Sibanda A,

Tawengwa C,

 

 

Printed by Order of the Senate

 

 

Absent with Leave

 

Hon. Sen. Bhobho H, Hon. Sen. Chifamba J, Hon. Sen. Chizema C, Hon. Sen. Makwarimba C, Hon. Sen. Moyo S.K, Hon. Sen. Muchenje.

  1. The Deputy President of the Senate reminded the Senate that all Senators were invited to the Annual Pre-Budget Seminar to be held at the ZITF Grounds in Bulawayo, from the 2nd to the 6th of November, 2016. Senators from Harare, Mashonaland East, Mashonaland West, Mashonaland Central and Manicaland Provinces were advised that the flight would depart Harare on the 2nd of November, 2016 at 1830 hours and arrive in Bulawayo at 1915 hours and depart Bulawayo on the 6th November, 2016 at 0815 hours and arrive in Harare at 0900 hours. Senators from the rest of the Provinces would drive to and from the venue as indicated before.

  1. The Deputy President of the Senate informed the Senate that all Senators were invited to the commemoration of the International Day of the Girl Child and the National

Launch of the ‘He for She Campaign’ to be held on the 27th October, 2016 at the National City Sports Centre starting at 0830 hours. His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe would be the guest of honour.

  1. Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 25th October, 2016 – Tawengwa)

 

                                                                                                  [Time elapsed: 1 hr 51 minutes]

Question again proposed: That a respectful address be presented to the President of

Zimbabwe as follows –

May it please you, your Excellency 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. Rtd. Gen. Nyambuya.

On the motion of the Minister of Defence: Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on malnutrition among urban and rural communities (Reinstated 25th October, 2016— Sen. D.T. Khumalo).

                                                                                            

                                                                                                     [Days elapsed: 20]

               Question again proposed:  That this House-

NOTING that the first cluster in ZIMASSET is food security and nutrition and addresses challenges of food insecurity and under nourishment;

 

CONCERNED that despite government efforts to prioritise its programs and projects to address the country’s economic challenges, malnutrition is taking its toll among the urban and rural communities;

FURTHER CONCERNED that children of school going age are the most vulnerable as they easily fall victim to starvation thereby impacting negatively on their ability to effectively comprehend their lessons, a situation which creates nightmares for teachers;

COGNISANT that poor nutrition affects health of individuals and communities and retards economic growth and health standards;

ALARMED by lack of awareness on basic nutrition, even among leaders who do not appreciate the consequences of under nourishment in economic development;

NOW THEREFORE resolves that government provides adequate information to community leaders including members of Parliament on how to reduce incidents of malnutrition among children and adults in the country. -Hon. Sen. D.T. Khumalo.

On the motion of Hon. Sen. D. T. Khumalo, seconded by Hon. Sen. Marava: Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the First Report of the Thematic Committee on

Gender and Development on the Status of Children’s Homes (Adjourned 25th October, 2016 – Hon. Sen. Tawengwa).

 

[Days elapsed: 8]

 

Question again proposed: That this House takes note of the First Report of the Thematic Committee on Gender and Development on the Status of Children’s Homes (S. C. 14, 2016) - Hon. Sen. Makore

 

On the motion of Hon. Sen. Makore, seconded by Hon. Sen. Marava: Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Second Report of the Thematic Committee on Gender and Development on Early Child Marriages (Adjourned 25th October, 2016 –  Sen. Masuku).

 

[Days elapsed: 9]

 

Question again proposed: That this House takes note of the Second Report of the Thematic Committee on Gender and Development on Early Child Marriages (S. C. 11, 2016) - Hon. Sen. Makore.

On the motion of Hon. Sen. Makore, seconded by Hon. Sen. Marava: Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the delegation to the 39th Plenary Assembly of the SADC Parliamentary Forum (Adjourned 25th October, 2016- Sen. Masuku).

 

[Days elapsed: 4]

 

Question again  proposed: That this House takes note of the Report of the delegation to the 39th Plenary Assembly of the SADC Parliamentary Forum held in Ezulwini, Swaziland from 28th May to 7th June, 2016- Hon. Mohadi.                  

 

 On the motion of Hon. Sen. Tawengwa, seconded by Hon. Sen. Marava: Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

  1. On the motion of Hon. Sen. Tawengwa, seconded by Hon. Sen. Masuku: The Senate adjourned at eighteen minutes to four o’clock pm.

  1.                                                                                    C. C. CHIMUTENGWENDE,

                                                                                                          Deputy President of the Senate.

 

THURSDAY, 27TH OCTOBER, 2016

 

 

                       QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE.

 

                *          QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE

 

 

ORDERS OF THE DAY

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on malnutrition among urban and rural communities (Adjourned 26th October, 2016— Hon. Sen. D.T. Khumalo).

                                                                                            

                                                                                                     [Days elapsed: 21]

               Question proposed:  That this House-

NOTING that the first cluster in ZIMASSET is food security and nutrition and addresses challenges of food insecurity and under nourishment;

 

CONCERNED that despite government efforts to prioritise its programs and projects to address the country’s economic challenges, malnutrition is taking its toll among the urban and rural communities;

FURTHER CONCERNED that children of school going age are the most vulnerable as they easily fall victim to starvation thereby impacting negatively on their ability to effectively comprehend their lessons, a situation which creates nightmares for teachers;

COGNISANT that poor nutrition affects health of individuals and communities and retards economic growth and health standards;

ALARMED by lack of awareness on basic nutrition, even among leaders who do not appreciate the consequences of under nourishment in economic development;

NOW THEREFORE resolves that government provides adequate information to community leaders including members of Parliament on how to reduce incidents of malnutrition among children and adults in the country. -Hon. Sen. D.T. Khumalo.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the First Report of the Thematic Committee on

Gender and Development on the Status of Children’s Homes (Adjourned 26th October, 2016 – Hon. Sen. Makore).

 

[Days elapsed: 9]

 

Question proposed: That this House takes note of the First Report of the Thematic Committee on Gender and Development on the Status of Children’s Homes (S. C. 14, 2016) - Hon. Sen. Makore

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Second Report of the Thematic Committee on Gender and Development on Early Child Marriages (Adjourned 26th October, 2016 –  Sen. Makore).

 

[Days elapsed: 10]

 

Question proposed: That this House takes note of the Second Report of the Thematic Committee on Gender and Development on Early Child Marriages (S. C. 11, 2016) - Hon. Sen. Makore.

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the delegation to the 39th Plenary Assembly of the SADC Parliamentary Forum (Adjourned 26th October, 2016- Sen. Tawengwa).

 

[Days elapsed: 5]

 

Question proposed: That this House takes note of the Report of the delegation to the 39th Plenary Assembly of the SADC Parliamentary Forum held in Ezulwini, Swaziland from 28th May to 7th June, 2016- Hon. Mohadi.

  1. Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 26th October, 2016 – The Minister of Defence)

 

                                                                                                  [Time elapsed: 1 hr 51 minutes]

Question proposed: That a respectful address be presented to the President of

Zimbabwe as follows –

May it please you, your Excellency 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. Rtd. Gen. Nyambuya.

                 

 

 

TUESDAY, 1ST NOVEMBER, 2016

             NOTICE OF MOTION

HON. SEN. GOTO

HON. SEN. CHIEF DANDAWA

 

That this House takes note of the Report of the delegation to the 68th Session of the Executive Committee of the African Parliament Union held from the 2nd to the 3rd of June, 2016 in Khartoum, Sudan.

 

 

 

MEETINGS OF COMMITTEES

                 

           

Thursday, 27th October, 2016

 

At 0900 hours in Committee Room 4.

 

Peace and Security: Hon. Sen.  Mumvuri D.D.E -  (Chairperson) Hon. Sen. Carter M,  Hon. Sen. Chabuka K., Hon.Sen. Charumbira Chief, Hon. Sen. Chiduku Chief, Hon. Sen. Chimbudzi A, Hon. Sen Chimhini D.A, Hon. Sen. Chipanga, Hon. Sen. Dandawa Chief, Gampu Chief, Hon. Sen. Hlalo M, Hon. Sen. Jadagu G.T, Hon. Sen. Komichi M, Hon. Sen.

Machingaifa T, Hon. Sen. Makone T, Hon. Sen. Makore J, Hon. Manyeruke, Hon. Sen. Marava M, Hon. Sen. Mawire J, Hon. Sen. Mohadi T.B, Hon. Sen. Musaka M.B, Hon. Sen. Musarurwa Chief, Hon. Sen. Mutsvangwa M, Hon. Ncube S., Hon. Sen. Nembire Chief, Hon. Sen. Ngungumbane Chief, Hon. Sen. Rtd Gen. Nyambuya M, Hon. Sen. Nyamukoho Chief, Hon. Sen. Ntabeni Chief, Hon. Sen. Sibanda A, Hon. Sen. Sinampande H.M, Hon.

Sen. Timveos. (Committee Clerk—Mr. A. Kunzwa)

At 1000 hours in Committee  Room 413.

Indigenisation and Empowerment: Hon. Sen.   Chizema M- (Chairperson), Hon.Sen.

Bhebe M,   Hon. Sen. Bhobho  H. Hon. Sen. Chief Chitanga, Hon.  Sen. Dandawa Chief,  Hon. Sen. Goto R, Hon. Sen. Juba A, Hon. Sen. Maluleke O. M, Hon. Sen.  Marozva Chief,

Hon. Sen. Mashavakure N, Hon. Sen. Matiriira A,  Hon Sen. Mavhunga M, Hon. Sen.

Mlotshwa S, Hon. Sen. Murwira T, Sen. Ndlovu J,  Hon. Sen. Chief Nembire, Hon. Sen.

Nyamukoho Chief, Hon. Sen.  Nyangazonke Chief, Hon. Sen. Nyathi R, Hon. Sen.Tawengwa C.Z.  (Committee Clerk—Mrs. E. Mafuruse)

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