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SENATE VOTES 02 OCTOBER 2018 NO 07

ADVANCE COPY- UNCORRECTED

No. 7

 

 

PARLIAMENT

 

OF

 

ZIMBABWE

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VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE SENATE

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FIRST SESSION - NINTH PARLIAMENT

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TUESDAY, 2ND OCTOBER, 2018

 

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Half past two o’clock pm.

    

The Deputy President of the Senate in the Chair.

Prayers.

Bungu, W M

Chabuka K,

Chauke, F

Chidawu O,

Chifamba J,

Chikwaka Chief,

      Chimbudzi A,

      Chimutengwende, C

Chinake V,

Chinheza, C

 

Dube A,

Dube M. R,

Dube, S

Femai M,

Gumpo, S

Gweshe K,

Hungwe S.O,

Khumalo, M

Khupe W,

Komichi M.,

Makone T,

Malinga, J. T

Maluleke O. M,

Mbasera, A

Mapungwana Chief,

Mathuthu T,

Matiira, A

Mavetera T,

Mavima, L. D

Mbowa M,

Mkwebu, A

Moeketsi V,

Mohadi T. B,

Moyo, S.K

Mtshane Chief,

Mudzuri E,

Muronzi M,

Muzenda V. T,

Mwonzora T. D.,

Ncube S,

Ndiweni, V

Ndlovu, M

Ndlovu P,

Ngundu, S.C

Nkatazo, S

Ntabeni Chief,

Nyabvunzi, C

Nyambuya, M.R

Nyathi R,

Parirenyatwa, D

Pasipamire, P

Phuthi M,

Ranganai, B

Rambanepasi C,

Rwambiwa E,

Shoko G,

Shumba C,

Sinampande H. M,

Timire R,

Timveos L,

Tongogara A. K,

Tsomondo B,

Wunganayi T,

Zivira H.

 

Printed by Order of the Senate

Absent with leave

Hon. Sen. Chimutengwende C, Hon. Prof. Mavima P, Hon. Sen. Mutsvangwa M,   

 

1.         Committee nominated-

Standing Rules and Orders: Hon. Adv. Jacob Francis Mudenda, the Speaker of the National Assembly and Chairperson; Hon. Mabel Memory Chinomona, the President of the Senate and Deputy Chairperson; Hon. Tsitsi Gezi, the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly; Hon. Sen. Rtd. Lt. General Michael Reuben Nyambuya, the Deputy President of the Senate; Hon. Mthuli Ncube, the Minister of Finance, Hon. Oppah Chamu Zvipange Muchinguri-Kashiri, the Minister of Defence and War Veterans Affairs; Hon. Dr. Joram MacDonald Gumbo, the Minister of Energy and Power Development; Hon. Ziyambi Ziyambi, the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs and Leader of Government Business; Hon. Tabitha Khumalo, the Leader of the Opposition; Hon. Pupurai Togarepi, Zanu PF Chief Whip; Hon. Prosper Chapfiwa Muyseyami, MDC-Alliance Chief Whip; Hon. Sen. Chief Fortune Charumbira, the President of the National Council of Chiefs; Hon. Sen. Tsitsi Muzenda, appointed by the President of the Senate, Hon. Royi Billah, appointed by the Speaker of the National Assembly;

Hon. Marian Chombo; Hon. Innocent Gonese; Hon. Sen. Sikelela Gumpo; Hon. Sen. Morgan Komichi; Hon. Sen. Tambudzani Mohadi; Hon. Spiwe Mukunyaidze; Hon. Matthew Nyashanu; and Hon. Sen. Sydney Sekeramayi.

2.         The President of the Senate informed the Senate that the inaugural meeting of the Committee on Standing Rules and Orders would be held on Friday 5th October 2018 at 1000hrs in Committee Number 4.

3.         Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 27th September, 2018- The Minister of State for Mashonaland Central Province).

[Time elapsed: 1 hour 11 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- Hon. Sen. S. K. Moyo

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

 

4.         On the motion of the Minister of State for Midlands Province: The Senate adjourned at five minutes to three o’clock pm.

 

 

                                                            M. M. CHINOMONA,                                                                                     

Deputy President of the Senate.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 3RD OCTOBER 2018

1.         Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 2nd October, 2018- Hon. S. K. Moyo).

[Time elapsed: 1 hour 13 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. S. K. Moyo

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THURSDAY, 4TH OCTOBER 2018

    

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWERS

        QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE.

  *        QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE

 

*1.       Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Justice, Legal and             Parliamentary Affairs to state measures being taken to curb child        marriages.

     

     [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

*2.       Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs to state measures being taken to raise awareness of    marriage laws, particularly to women in rural areas.

 

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

*3.       Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs to explain the Ministry’s role in reunification and           reintegration of convicts with their     families upon release from prison.

 

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

*4.       Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs to provide statistics of court cases relating to violation   of provisions of the Marriage Act [Chapter 5:11].

 

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

*5.       Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Home Affairs and Cultural           Heritage to state measures being taken to encourage people to report cases of incest. 

 

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

*6.       Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Women Affairs,    Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Development to explain the         national achievements and failures of the       Beijing Platform of 1995.

 

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

*7.  Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Women Affairs,         Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Development to advise on           government policy regarding small and medium enterprises that have     been affected by veld fires.

 

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

*8.       Hon. SEN CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Public Service, Labour       and      Social Welfare to explain measures being implemented to end the        stigmatisation of children with disability.

 

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

*9.       Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Information           Communication           Technology and Courier Services to clarify the     Ministry’s role in the computerisation of government departments, for             instance, the Crime Intelligence Department (CID) which still uses typewriters.

 

*10.     Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Finance and Economic      Development to inform the Senate whether there are strategies in place   to         economically empower women who   constitute the majority of the population.

 

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

*11.     Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Health and Child Care to explain-

            a)  the causes of cancer and whether it is hereditary; and

 

            b) measures being taken by the government to control it.

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

*12.     Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Health and Child Care to inform the Senate of the current maternal mortality rate and measures             being taken to reduce it.

       

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

*13.     Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Transport and        Infrastructural             Development to explain measures being taken to ease           traffic congestion during peak hours in city centres.

 

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

MEETING OF COMMITTEE

Friday, 3rd October, 2018

At 0900 hours in Committee Room No. 4

COMMITTEE ON STANDING RULES AND ORDERS: Hon. Adv. Jacob Francis Mudenda, the Speaker of the National Assembly (Chairperson); Hon. Mabel Memory Chinomona, the President of the Senate and Deputy Chairperson; Hon. Tsitsi Gezi, the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly; Hon. Sen. Rtd. Lt. General Michael Reuben Nyambuya, the Deputy President of the Senate; Hon. Mthuli Ncube, the Minister of Finance and , Hon. Oppah Chamu Zvipange Muchinguri-Kashiri, the Minister of Defence and War Veterans Affairs; Hon. Ziyambi Ziyambi, the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs and Leader of Government Business; Hon. Tabitha Khumalo, the Leader of the Opposition; Hon. Pupurai Togarepi Zanu PF Chief Whip; Hon. Prosper Chapfiwa Muyseyami, MDC-Alliance Chief Whip; Hon. Sen. Chief Charumbira, the President of the National Council of Chiefs; Hon. Sen. Tsitsi Muzenda, appointed by the President of the Senate and Hon. Royi Billah, appointed by the Speaker of the National Assembly; Hon. Marian Chombo; Hon. Innocent Gonese; Hon. Sen. Sikelela Gumpo; Hon. Sen. Morgan Komichi; Hon. Sen. Tambudzani Mohadi; Hon. Spiwe Mukunyaidze; Hon. Matthew Nyashanu; and Hon. Sen. Sydney Sekeramayi. Clerk- Mr K. M. Chokuda.

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