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PARLIAMENT

 

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ZIMBABWE

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VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE SENATE

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FIRST SESSION - NINTH PARLIAMENT

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TUESDAY, 25TH SEPTEMBER 2018

 

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Half past two o’clock pm.

 

Chabuka Keresencia,

Charumbira Chief,

Chidawu Oliver,

Chifamba Jane,

Chikwaka Chief,

      Chimbudzi Alice,

      Chimutengwende Chenhamo

Chinake Voice,

Chirongoma Joseph Madziva,

Chitanga Chief,

Chundu Chief,

Dube Alice,

Dube Mildret Reason,

Femai Morgan,

Gumpo Sikelela,

Gweshe Kerina,

Hungwe Josaya Dunira

Hungwe Sipani Omega,

Mathupula Chief,

Khupe Watson,

Komichi Morgan,

Makone Theresa,

Makumbe Chief,

Malinga Joshua Teke,

Maluleke Ottillia Muhlava,

Mapungwana Chief,

Masendu Chief,

Mathuthu Themba,

Matiirira Address,

Matsiwo Chief,

Mavetera Tichinani

Mbowa Maybe,

Mkwebu Alma,

Moeketsi Violet,

Mohadi Tambudzani Bhugadi,

Moyo Simon Khaya,

Mpofu Bekithemba,

Mtshane Khumalo Chief,

Mudzuri Elias,

Muronzi Martha,

Muzenda Veronica Tsitsi,

Mwonzora Togarasei Douglas,

Ncube Siphiwe,

Ndlovu Phyllis,

Nechombo Chief,

Nembire Chief,

Ngezi Chief,

Nhema Chief,

Ntabeni Chief,

Nyambuya Michael Reuben,

Nyangazonke Chief,

Nyathi Rosemary,

Phuthi Meliwe,

Rambanepasi Christine,

Rwambiwa Esnath,

Sekeramayi Sydney Tigere,

Shoko Gideon,

Shumba Clara,

Siansali Chief,

Sinampande Herbert Madolo,

Timire Rejoice,

Timveos Lilian,

Tongogara Angeline Kumbirai,

Tsomondo Bybit,

Wunganayi Tapfumanei,

Zivira Helen.

 

Absent with leave

 

1.                  The President of the Senate informed the Senate of the death of Hon. Sen. Thokozile Mathuthu, Senator for Matebeleland North Province on Monday, 13th August, 2018 and invited Hon. Senators to observe a minute of silence in honour of the late Hon. Senator.

 

2.                  The President of the Senate also informed the Senate of the resignation of Hon. Sen. Obert Mpofu, Senator for Matabeleland North Province.

 

3.                  The President of the Senate further informed the Senate that the Women’s Alliance of Business Association in Zimbabwe was inviting all Women Parliamentarians to a breakfast meeting on Thursday, 27th September 2018 at 0730 hours at the Rainbow Towers Hotel.

 

4.                  The President of Senate informed the Senate that all Ministers and Deputy Ministers were invited to an Induction Seminar on Parliamentary Business on Thursday, 27th September, 2018 at 0830 hours in the Senate Chamber at Parliament Building.

 

5.         Hon. Sen. S. K. Moyo, seconded by Hon. Sen. Mbowa, moved: 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.

 

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

6.         On the motion of Hon. Sen. Muzenda, seconded by Hon. Sen. Mohadi: The Senate adjourned at seven minutes past three o`clock pm.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                     M. M. CHINOMONA,

                                                                                                    President of the Senate.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 26TH SEPTEMBER 2018

 

ORDER OF THE DAY

 

1.         Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 25th September, 2018- Hon. S. K. Moyo).

[Time elapsed: 31 mins]

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. S. K. Moyo. 

 

 

THURSDAY, 27TH SEPTEMBER 2018

    

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWERS

        QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE.

  *        QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE

 

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

 

*2.       Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI A.: To ask the Minister of Justice, Legal and       Parliamentary Affairs to-

            a) state measures being implemented to raise awareness of marriage laws,                   particularly two men in rural areas; and

            b) provide statistics of court cases relating to violation of provisions of the     Marriage Act [Chapter 5:11].

 

*3.       Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI A.: To ask the Minister of Justice, Legal and       Parliamentary Affairs to state measures being taken to encourage people to    report cases of incest. 

 

*4.       Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI A.: 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.

 

*5.       Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI A.: 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.

 

*6.  Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI A.: 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.

 

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

 

*8.       Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI A.: 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.

 

*9.       Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI A.: 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.

 

*10.     Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI A.: 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 implemented by government to control it.

 

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

       

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

 

 

 

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