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SENATE VOTES 01 DECEMBER 2016 NO 16

 

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No. 16

 

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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THURSDAY, 1St DECember, 2016

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Half past Two o’clock pm.

President of the Senate in the Chair

     

      Bhebe M,

      Bhobho H,

Chabuka K,

Charumbira F. Chief,

Chiduku Chief,

Chifamba J,

Chimanikire A,

Chimbudzi A,

Chipanga T.S,

Chisunga Chief,

Chitanga Chief,

Dandawa T. M. Chief,

Gampu IV Chief,

Goto R,

Gwenzi Chief,

Jadagu G.T,

Juba A,

Khumalo D.T

Komichi M,

Machingaifa T,

Mabhugu F. E,

Makore J,

Makwarimba C,

Maluleke Muhlawa O,

Mapungwana V,

Marava M,

Marozva Chief,

Mashavakure N,

Masuku A,

Matiirira A,

Mavhunga M,

Mkhwebu A,

Mlotshwa S,

Moeketsi V,

Mohadi T.B,

Mumvuri D. D. E,

Muronzi

Musaka M. B,

Musarurwa Chief,

Murwira T,

Ndlovu J,

Nebiri Chief,

Nyangazonke Chief,

Nyathi R,

Siansali Chief,

Sibanda A,

Sibanda B,

Sinampande H,

Tawengwa C.Z,

                   

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

 

Hon. Dokora L.

 

 

 

 

Printed by Order of the Senate

 

 

     Absent with Leave

 

Hon. Sen. Chizema C, Chimhini D.A, Hon. Sen. Chimutengwende C.C.C, Hon. Sen. Ncube S.

 

 

1.         Hon. Sen. Chief Charumbira, seconded by Hon. Sen. Marava, moved: That Questions

      without Notice  and Questions with Notice , for today, stand over, until Order  of the

      Day No. 5, has been disposed of.

 

 

 2.        Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the delegation to the 68th Session of the

Executive Committee of the African Parliamentary Union (Adjourned 30th November, 2016 –      Hon Goto).

 

                                                                                                                 [Days elapsed: 5]

 

Question again proposed: That this House takes note of the Report of the delegation to the 68th Session of the Executive Committee of the African Parliamentary Union held from the 2nd to the 3rd of June, 2016 in Khartoum, Sudan- Hon. Sen. Goto.

 

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

 

3.       Adjourned debate on motion on the First Report of the Thematic Committee on Gender and Development on the Status of Children’s Homes (Adjourned 30th November, 2016 – Hon. Sen. Makore).

 

[Days elapsed: 15]

 

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. Tawengwa: Debate adjourned until Tuesday.

 

4.         Adjourned debate on motion on the Second Report of the Thematic Committee on

Gender and Development on Early Child Marriages (Adjourned 30th November, 2016- Hon. Sen. Makore).

 

[Days elapsed: 15]

 

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 Tuesday.

 

5.         Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the delegation to the 39th Plenary Assembly of the SADC Parliamentary Forum (Adjourned 30th November, 2016- Hon. Sen. Mohadi).

 

[Days elapsed: 11]

 

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. Mohadi, seconded by Hon. Sen. Tawengwa.: Debate adjourned until Tuesday.

 

 

6.        Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 30th November, 2016 – The   Minister of Primary and Secondary Education.).

 

                                                                        [Time elapsed: 2 hr. 03 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 Primary and Secondary Education.: Debate adjourned until Tuesday.

 

 7.       Questions without Notice

 

 8.        Questions with notice

 

9.          On the motion of the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education: The Senate

            adjourned at sixteen minutes to four o’clock pm. until Tuesday, 6th December, 2016  

            at half past two o’clock in the afternoon.

 

 

                                                                                                                     E. MADZONGWE,

                                                                                                                President of the Senate.

 

 

 

 

                         TUESDAY, 8 TH DECEMBER, 2016

 

 

ORDERS OF THE DAY

 

1.       Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the delegation to the 68th Session of the

          Executive Committee of the African Parliamentary Union (Adjourned  1st December,

         2016 –    Hon Sen Chief Charumbira).

 

                                                                                                                 [Days elapsed: 6]

 

Question proposed: That this House takes note of the Report of the delegation to the 68th Session of the Executive Committee of the African Parliamentary Union held from the 2nd to the 3rd of June, 2016 in Khartoum, Sudan- Hon. Sen. Goto.

 

 

2.       Adjourned debate on motion on the First Report of the Thematic Committee on Gender and Development on the Status of Children’s Homes (Adjourned 30th November, 2016 – Hon. Sen. Makore).

 

[Days elapsed: 16]

 

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.

 

3.         Adjourned debate on motion on the Second Report of the Thematic Committee on

Gender and Development on Early Child Marriages (Adjourned 1st December, 2016- Hon. Sen. Makore).

 

[Days elapsed: 16]

 

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.

 

4.         Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the delegation to the 39th Plenary Assembly of the SADC Parliamentary Forum (Adjourned 1st December, 2016- Hon. Sen. Mohadi).

 

[Days elapsed: 12]

 

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.

 

 

5.        Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned   1st December, 2016 – The Minister of Primary and Secondary Education).

 

                                                                        [Time elapsed: 2 hr. 03 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.

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, 8TH DECEMBER, 2016

 

 

      QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE.

*          QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE

 

 

*1.       Hon. Sen. Mlotshwa: To ask the Minister of Lands and Rural Resettlement to inform the House why the government is violently evicting communities from farming and grazing lands in the Zvehamba, Matankeni, Mahetshe villages of Matobo Districts at the behest of Trek/ARDA Project which is enforcing a 1947 plan, which does not recognize that these families have been residing in these areas since 1912.

 

*2.       Hon. Sen. Sibanda B: To ask the Minister of Finance and Economic Development to provide the House with detailed figures as at 30 September, 2016 of:

a)      The comprehensive foreign debt inclusive of interest accrued;

b)      Domestic loans debt and who these are owed to;

c)      Parastals debts that government has committed to take over;

d)     Individuals and or company debts covered by ZAMCO to date;

e)      Treasury Bills commitments including any that may have been rolled over; and

f)       Any other debt owed by government not covered by these specified above.

 

*3.       Hon. Sen. Sibanda B: To ask the Minister of Environment, Water and Climate to advise the house whether the Ministry has:

a)      Developed a water resources development strategic plan for the country in view of dwindling water levels and what timeframes have been specified for the development of extra water capacity for the main cities; and

b)      What concrete plans, if any, are in place for the construction of the Zambezi Water Project.

 

 

 

 

MEETINGS OF COMMITTEES

                

 

Monday, 5th December, 2016

 

                                    At 1400 hours in Committee Room No. 3.

 

Gender and Development:  Hon Sen. Makore. J.-(Chairperson), Hon. Sen. Bhobho H, Hon. Sen. Buka F,   Hon Sen. Chiduku Chief, Hon. Sen. Chitanga Chief, C, Hon. Sen. Goto R, Hon. Sen. Hlalo M.M, Hon. Sen. Jadagu G.T., Hon. Sen. Juba A., Hon. Sen. Khumalo D.T, Hon. Sen. Mabugu F.E, Hon. Sen. Masendu Chief, Hon. Sen. Matiriira A, Hon. Sen. Mavhunga M, Hon. Sen. Moeketsi V, Hon. Sen. Muchenje V,   Hon. Sen. Nembire Chief, Hon. Sen. Shiri A, Hon. Sen. Sibanda A,. (Committee Clerk—Mr. T. Chiremba)

 

 

                                    At 1400 hours in the Government Caucus Room.

 

HIV and AIDS: Hon. Sen. Timveos L.-(Chairperson) Hon. Sen. Bhebhe M, Hon. Sen. Chabuka K, Hon. Sen. Chifamba J, Hon. Sen. Chimanikire A, Hon. Sen.  Chimbudzi A, Hon. Sen. Chimhini D.A, Hon. Sen. Chisunga Chief,  Hon. Sen. Chitanga Chief, Hon. Sen. Chizema C.F, Hon. Sen.  Gwenzi Chief, Hon. Sen. Juba A, Hon. Sen. Komichi M., Hon. Sen. Manyeruke J, Hon. Sen. Mapungwana V., Hon. Sen. Marozva Chief, Hon. Sen. Masuku A, , Hon. Sen. Mkhwebu A, Hon. Sen. Mohadi T.B, Hon. Sen. Mumvuri D.D.E, Hon. Sen. Murwira T. , Hon. Sen. Ncube S,  Hon. Sen. Ndlovu J, Hon. Sen.  Nebiri Chief, Hon. Sen. Ngungumbane Chief, Hon. Sen. Nyathi R, Hon. Sen. Sibanda B., Hon. Sen.  Sinampande H.M (Committee Clerk - Mrs. N. Khumalo)

 

 

Tuesday, 6th December, 2016

 

At 1000 hours in the Government Caucus Room.

 

Millenium Development Goals:  Hon. Sen. Mtshane Chief-(Chairperson) Hon. Sen. Bhobho, Hon. Sen. Chifamba J, Hon. Sen. Dandawa Chief, Hon. Sen. Gwenzi Chief, Hon. Sen. Khumalo D. T,  Hon. Sen. Komichi M.B, Hon. Sen. Makwarimba C, Hon. Sen. Masendu Chief, Hon. Sen. Masuku A, Hon. Sen. Mathuthu T. A, Hon. Sen. Mkwebu A, Hon. Sen. Mlotshwa S, Hon. Sen.  Moeketsi V, Hon. Sen. Muronzi M., Hon. Sen. Shiri A, Hon. Sen. Siansali Chief, Hon. Sen. Tawengwa C. Z. (Committee Clerk—Mrs. C. Mataruka)

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, 7th December, 2016

 

At 0900 hours in Committee Room No. 4.

 

Human Rights: Hon. Sen. Rtd Gen. Nyambuya M.-(Chairperson) Hon. Sen.  Buka F,  Hon. Sen. Carter M,  Hon. Sen. Charumbira Chief, Hon. Sen. Chimhini D.A, Hon. Sen. Chipanga T, Hon. Sen. Chisunga Chief, Hon. Sen. Gampu IV Chief, Hon. Sen. Machingaifa T, Makone T, Hon. Sen. Makore J, Hon. Se. Makwarimba C, Hon. Sen., Hon. Sen. Maluleke O.  Hon. Sen. Manyeruke J, Hon. Sen. Marava M, Hon. Sen. Mawire J, Hon. Sen. Mtshane Chief, Hon. Sen. Muchenje V, Hon. Sen. Muronzi M, Hon. Sen. Musaka M.B, Hon. Sen. Nebiri Chief, Hon. Sen. Ntabeni Chief, Hon. Sen. Nyangazonke Chief, Hon. Sen. Siansali Chief, Hon. Sen. Sibanda B, Hon. Sen. Sinampande H. (Committee Clerk—Mr. S. Manhivi)

 

 

 

Thursday, 8th December, 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. 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. Sen. Marava M, Hon. Sen. Mawire J, Hon. Sen. Mohadi T.B, Hon. Sen. Musaka M.B, Hon. Sen. Musarurwa Chief, 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 Government Caucus Room.

 

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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