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The Marriage Bill

The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Hon. Ziyambi Ziyambi told the National Assembly – during Question time– that the Marriage Bill is still under consideration in the Senate over insistence by Chiefs that lobola remains an essential part of…

Efforts made by Government on child marriages

The Portfolio Committee on Public, Labour and Social Welfare held a virtual meeting with the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare on the 17th of August 2021. During the meeting the Permanent Secretary for Public Service, Labour and…

Local Government Committee Castigates City Council

Local Government, Public Works, and National Housing Parliamentary Committee Members have castigated Harare City Council for failure to exercise due diligence in the procurement of the local authority’s equipment and poor service delivery for its residents. This comes after the…

PAC Summons SOEs on Non-Compliance

The Public Accounts Committee has dismissed major submissions by State-Owned Enterprises’ failure to comply with the requisite obligation to submit financial reports to the office of the Auditor General. These reasons include interruption of operations due to Covid-19 lockdown restrictions,…

Enact Laws to End Child Marriages

Women’s Affairs, Gender, Community Small and Medium Enterprise Development Committee Chairperson, Hon. Chido Madiwa (Mutasa North, ZANU PF) has implored Parliament to enact laws that assist in the eradication of child marriages. Hon. Madiwa said this during a virtual meeting…

Cabinet approves National Health Insurance Scheme

Health and Child Care Permanent Secretary Dr Jasper Chimedza says Cabinet has approved principles for the development of the National Health Insurance Scheme in an effort to make universal health coverage a reality. Speaking while giving oral evidence on the…