The public hearing on the National Peace and Reconciliation Bill held at the Mutare Civic Centre hall kicked off at a super-charged note as some War Veterans demanded the singing of the Zimbabwe National Anthem before proceedings could start. They later called for the postponement of the public hearing on account that it co
Two public hearings on the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission Bill (NPRC) took place simultaneously today in Gweru and Masvingo, respectively. A total of 164 people attended the Masvingo public hearing whereas only 66 participants signed the attendance register in Gweru as some participants felt
Team B of the parliamentary Committee conducting public hearings on the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission Bill kicked off its public consultations this afternoon in Gutu, Masvingo Province. There were 102 participants of which 31 were women. The participants appeared to be well-versed with the contents of the Bill
SAPST, in collaboration with the National Transitional Justice Working Group (NTJWG) and the Centre for Applied Legal Research (CALR) held a half-day workshop for Members of Parliament (MPs) and secretariat from the Thematic Committees on Peace and Security, and Human Rights, as well as the Portfolio Committee on Justice
The Speaker of Parliament, Hon. Advocate Jacob Francis Mudenda, met civil society organizations (CSOs), media practitioners and members of the business community in Bulawayo on Thursday 19 May 2016. A total number of 147 participants attended the Speaker’s Public Dialogue Forum; 49 female and 98 male participants repres...
The Budget, Finance and Investment Promotion Portfolio Committee of Parliament this week managed to influence significant changes to the New Income Tax draft law, thanks to public hearings convened by the committee to receive citizen input on this important piece of legislation. The committee had resolved to block parliamentary approval of the New Income Tax Bill following a huge public outcry against some of the