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SENATE VOTES 12 JUNE 2019 NO 50

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No. 50

 

 

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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WEDNESDAY, 12TH JUNE, 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.,

Charumbira Chief,

Chifamba J.,

Chikwaka Chief

Chimbudzi A.,

Chinake V.,

Chirongoma J;

Chitanga Chief,

Chundu Chief,

Dube A;

Dube M. R.,

Femai M.,

Gumpo S.,

Gwaradzimba E.,

Hungwe S. O.,

Maluleke O. M.,

Mapungwana Chief,

Masendu Chief,

Mathupula Chief,

Mathuthu T.,

Matiirira A.,

Matsiwo Chief,

Mavetera T.,

Mavima L. D.,

Mbohwa M.,

Mkhwebu A.,

Moeketsi V.,

Mohadi T. B.,

Moyo S.,

Moyo S. K.,

Mudzuri E.,

Munzverengwi A.,

Muronzi M.,

Muzenda V. T.,

Ndlovu M.,

Nechombo Chief,

Nembire Chief,

Ngezi Chief,

Ngungumbane Chief,

Nhema Chief,

Ntabeni Chief,

Parirenyatwa P. D.

Sekeramayi S. T.,

Shumba C.,

Timire R.,

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. Komichi M, Hon. Sen. Chief Makumbe, Hon. Sen. Mpofu S, Hon. Sen. Chief Mtshane, Hon. Sen. Mutsvangwa M, Hon. Sen. Rambanepasi C.

 

 

1.         The Deputy President of the Senate acknowledged the presence of members of the Zimbabwe Children’s Parliament in the President of the Senate’s Gallery.

 

2.         Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the Speaker of National Assembly, Hon. Advocate J. F. Mudenda’s Bilateral Visit to the Shura Advisory Council, Doha, Qatar, 30th March to 4th April, (Adjourned 11th June, 2019 – The Minister of State for Midlands Province)

 

[Days elapsed: 3]

 

Question again proposed: That this House takes note of the Report of the Speaker of National Assembly, Hon. Advocate J. F. Mudenda’s Bilateral Visit to the Shura Advisory Council, Doha, Qatar, 30th March to 4th April,Hon. Sen. Chief Mtshane)

 

On the motion of the Minister of State for Mashonaland East Province: Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

 

3.         Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the delegation to the AfrEA        

Conference on Monitoring and Evaluation held in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (Adjourned 11th June, 2019 –Hon. Sen. Chief. Nechombo)

 

[Days elapsed: 4]

 

Question again proposed: That this House takes note of the Zimbabwean delegation to the AfrEA Conference on Monitoring and Evaluation held in Abidjan, Cote d’lvoire from 11th to 15th March 2019 – Hon. Sen. Chief Nechombo.

 

On the motion of Hon. Sen. Chief Nechombo, seconded by Hon. Sen. Muzenda: Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

  

4.         Adjourned debate on motion on the First Report of the Thematic Committee on Human Rights on the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission Annual Report (Adjourned 11th June, 2019-The Minister of State for Mashonaland East Province).

 

 

[Days elapsed:  18]

 

Question again  proposed: That this House takes note of the First Report of the Thematic Committee on Human Rights on the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission Annual Report for the year ended December 2017 (S.C.1, 2019)- Hon Sen. Chidawu

 

On the motion of the Minister of State for Mashonaland East Province : Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

 

5.         Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the delegation to the 44th Plenary    Assembly of    the SADC Parliamentary Forum (Adjourned 11th June, 2019- Hon.        Sen. Mohadi).

 

[Days elapsed:   9]

  

Question again proposed: That this House takes note of the Report of the delegation to the 44th Plenary Assembly of the SADC Parliamentary Forum held at Joachim Chissano International Conference Centre, Maputo, Mozambique from 6th November to 8th December 2018.- Hon. Sen. Mohadi

 

On the motion of Hon. Sen. Mohadi, seconded by Hon. Sen. Chimbudzi: Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

 

6.         On the motion of the Minister of State for Mashonaland East Province   : The Senate adjourned at twenty-five minutes to four o’clock pm.

 

 

 

                                                                                            Lt. Gen. (Rtd.) M. R. Nyambuya                        Deputy President of the Senate.

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, 13TH JUNE, 2019

 

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWERS.

 

* QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE.

 

QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE.

 

*1.       HON. SEN. TIMVEOS: To ask the Minister of Finance and Economic Development to state whether Chinese businesses operating in the mining sector are paying any royalties to Government and if so, to advise on the total amount paid in 2017.

                                                            

  [Deferred from 1st November, 2018]

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

*2.       Hon. SEN. Mohadi: To ask the Minister of Transport and Infrastructural    Development to update the House on progress made by the Ministry on fencing the       Bulawayo- Beitbridge as a remedial measure to keep away stray animals along the      road.

 

 [Deferred from 1st November, 2018]

                                 

*3.       HON. SEN. CHIEF CHIKWAKA: To ask the Minister of Primary and Secondary

Education to advise on government’s policy regarding students who dropped out of school due to the fact that their parents could not afford to pay incentives that were required by teachers before the year 2013, resulting in such students being a menace to the communities.

 

[Deferred from 11th October, 2018]

 

 

*4.       HON. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Health and Child Care to explain            the causes of blindness and jaundice in human beings and measures being taken to          raise awareness in that regard.

 

[Deferred from 20th December, 2018]

 

 

*5.       HON. SEN. MPOFU S: To ask the Minister of Health and Child Care to clarify        whether Nyamandlovu Clinic in Matebeleland North Province is a district hospital   or health service centre and if it is a district hospital to explain why it has no resident      doctor.

  [Deferred from 31st January, 2019]

 

*6.       HON. SEN. MPOFU S: To ask the Minister of Health and Child Care to state when a            mortuary and staff houses will be constructed at Nyamandlovu Clinic in        Matebeleland North Province.

 

[Deferred from 30th May, 2019]

 

*7.       Hon. SEN. tongogara.: To ask the Minister of Health and Child Care to explain why the National AIDS Council structure at provincial level lacks the vital position of a Programme Officer.

 

[Deferred from 30th May, 2019]

 

*8.       Hon. SEN. tongogara.: To ask the Minister of Health and Child Care to explain why there are gender imbalances in the National AIDS Council leadership, particularly at Chief Executive Officer and Director levels.

 

[Deferred from 31st January, 2019]

 

*9.       Hon. Sen. Chimbudzi: To ask the Minister of Environment, Tourism and   Hospitality Industry to state measures being taken to safeguard wild animals from   veld fires.

  [Deferred from 1st November, 2018]

 

*10.     HON. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry to explain measures being taken by the Ministry protect            communities near game reserves from stray wild animals and whether there is any        form of compensation in the event of an attack.

           

[Deferred from 20th December, 2018]

 

*11.     Hon. Sen. Shoko: To ask the Minister of Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Development to state when the Ministry would bring up a bill to ensure both genders are equally represented in all government institutions and agencies as provided in 17 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe.

[Deferred from 28th March, 2019]

 

 

ORDERS OF THE DAY

 

1.         Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the Speaker of National Assembly, Hon. Advocate J. F. Mudenda’s Bilateral Visit to the Shura Advisory Council, Doha, Qatar, 30th March to 4th April, (Adjourned 12th June, 2019 – The Minister of State for Mashonaland East Province)

 

[Days elapsed: 4]

 

Question proposed: That this House takes note of the Report of the Speaker of National Assembly, Hon. Advocate J. F. Mudenda’s Bilateral Visit to the Shura Advisory Council, Doha, Qatar, 30th March to 4th April,Hon. Sen. Chief Mtshane)

 

 

2.         Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the delegation to the AfrEA        

Conference on Monitoring and Evaluation held in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (Adjourned 12th June, 2019 –Hon. Sen. Chief. Nechombo)

 

[Days elapsed: 5]

 

Question proposed: That this House takes note of the Zimbabwean delegation to the AfrEA Conference on Monitoring and Evaluation held in Abidjan, Cote d’lvoire from 11th to 15th March 2019 – Hon. Sen. Chief Nechombo.

  

 

3.         Adjourned debate on motion on the First Report of the Thematic Committee on Human Rights on the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission Annual Report (Adjourned 12th   June, 2019-The Minister of State for Mashonaland East Province).

 

 

[Days elapsed:  19]

 

Question proposed: That this House takes note of the First Report of the Thematic Committee on Human Rights on the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission Annual Report for the year ended December 2017 (S.C.1, 2019)- Hon Sen. Chidawu

 

4.         Adjourned debate on the Report of the delegation to the 44th Plenary Assembly of            the SADC Parliamentary Forum (Adjourned 12th  June, 2019- Hon. Sen. Mohadi).

 

[Days elapsed:  10]

  

Question proposed: That this House takes note of the Report of the delegation to the 44th Plenary Assembly of the SADC Parliamentary Forum held at Joachim Chissano International Conference Centre, Maputo, Mozambique from 6th November to 8th December 2018.- Hon. Sen. Mohadi

 

5.         Committee: To resume on the Adverse Report by the Parliamentary Legal Committee on Statutory Instrument No. 247 of 2018, Agricultural Marketing Authority (Command Agriculture Scheme for Domestic Crop, Livestock and Fisheries Production) Regulations, 2018 published in the Gazette during the month of November, 2018. (progress reported 5th March) – Hon. Samukange.

 

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MEETINGS OF COMMITTEES

 

Thursday, 13th June, 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. W. Marume)

 

Monday, 17th June, 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 (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. 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 - Mr. K. Usai)

 

Tuesday, 18th June, 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. 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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