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Journalists and Parliament Chairpersons Dialogue on the 2019 Auditor the General’s Report
Recently the Southern African Parliamentary Support Trust (SAPST), facilitated a dialogue with the Zimbabwe Parliamentary Journalist Forum. The key objective of the dialogue was to discuss the findings of the…
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…
Question on the Government’s action plan towards child marriages.
Hon. Gonese informed the National Assembly that there has been an increase in child marriages and there is no specific law yet to criminalise and penalise transgressors. The MDC Alliance…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Government approves PVO Bill: What Next?
Last week, Government approved the proposed amendments to the Private Voluntary Organisations (PVO) Bill. According to the Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Hon. Monica Mutsvangwa, the Bill seeks…
Parliament and the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission meet
In an effort to foster engagement between Parliament and Independent Commissions, SAPST facilitated a workshop between the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission and the Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee….