Mudenda blasts Zanu PF MPs

SPEAKER of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda has slammed Zanu PF MPs for disrupting Parliament’s portfolio committee meetings chaired by MDC legislators saying the development contradicted President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s vision.

Sakunda throws down gauntlet

SAKUNDA Holdings yesterday said it executed above board the financing of Command Agriculture and challenged Parliament, if in doubt, to call for a joint sitting of the energy company and the ministries of Agriculture and Finance to iron out…

MPs grill minister over exam fees

LEGISLATORS have demanded clarity from the government regarding its decision to increase examination fees again, barely a fortnight after backtracking on its earlier decision to raise them from the previous structure approved in 2015.

Zanu PF MPs disrupt committee

THERE was drama in Parliament yesterday as Zanu PF MPs disrupted proceedings of the portfolio committee on Public Accounts, demanding that MDC MP for Harare East Tendai Biti, pictured, recuses himself from chairing the meeting until his…

Command Agric mystery deepens 

THE mystery over the US$840 million allegedly paid to the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) for Command Agriculture deepened yesterday with the company distancing itself from the programme.

Fees must fall, students push

STUDENTS from the country’s State universities and colleges told Parliament yesterday that high fees must fall — adding that recent fee hikes by the government would prevent equal access to education, the Daily News reports.

Musarara snubs Parly committee

GRAIN Millers Association of Zimbabwe (Gmaz) chairperson Tafadzwa Musarara yesterday snubbed the parliamentary portfolio committee on Lands, Agriculture Water and Rural Resettlement when it visited his milling company in Harare’s Workington…