The debate on the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission Bill was adjourned last week when tempers flared in the House with Norton legislator Temba Mliswa threatening to square up with Uzumba Member of Parliament Simba Mudarikwa who had allegedly shouted “pfutseki” at him.
Foreign Policy, a United States publication which says it is a trusted advisor for global leaders when the stakes are highest, today reported that Herald staff and other government officials that accompanied President Robert Mugabe to Mexico received a $1 000 to $1 500 per diem.
The ZSE industrial index this week advanced 4.55 percent to 160.3 points on the back of gains recorded by heavyweight counters.
The Movement for Democratic Change led by Morgan Tsvangirai today blasted Uzumba Member of Parliament Simba Mudarikwa for his “unsavoury and thuggish remarks” that there is no space for the opposition in that constituency and that ZANU-PF is guaranteed to get 80 000 votes at the next elections.
Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front organs, which have expressed a vote of no confidence in national political commissar Savior Kasukuwere, have called on the party to decide onhis fate before it derails the 2018 election campaign.
The proposed National Peace and Reconciliation Commission Bill falls far short of the five key principles for commissions of this nature as set out by the United Nations so it cannot not be accepted as it is, Bulawayo South Member of Parliament Eddie Cross said.