Cabinet

Cabinet Decision Matrix 2020-23

1.     ZIMBABWE’S RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) OUTBREAK

Cabinet was briefed by the Honourable Vice President K. C. D. Mohadi, as Chairman of the Ad Hoc Inter-Ministerial Task Force on the COVID-19, on the steps that were being taken to contain the spread of the pandemic.

Cabinet Decision Matrix 2020-21

Cabinet received and adopted the weekly report on the National Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak as presented by the Chairman of the Ad-Hoc Inter-Ministerial Task Force on COVID-19, Honourable Vice President K.C.D. Mohadi.Cabinet was informed that the cumulative rapid screening and PCR tests conducted had reached 63 347 (36 126 RDT and 27 221 PCR) as of 22 June, 2020. The country has now recorded five hundred and twelve (512) COVID-19 confirmed cases, compared to the three hundred and eighty seven (387) reported on 15 June, 2020.

Cabinet Decision Matrix 2020-18

Cabinet considered and adopted a report on the country’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The presentation was made by Honourable Vice President K.C.D. Mohadi, as Chairman of the Ad-Hoc Inter-Ministerial Task Force on COVID-19.  Cabinet noted that the cumulative rapid screening and PCR tests conducted has reached 45 395 as of 1 June, 2020.  These are disaggregated as follows: 27 373 rapid screening tests and 18 072 PCR diagnostic tests.

Cabinet Decision Matrix 2020-17

The Chairman of the Ad-Hoc Inter-Ministerial Task Force on COVID-19, Honourable Vice President K.C.D. Mohadi, presented the weekly report on the national preparedness and response to the COVID-19 Outbreak, which was adopted by Cabinet. Cabinet was informed that the number of COVID-19 tests conducted so far had increased from 31 589 recorded on 17 May, 2020 to 38 656. To date, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases stands at 132, up from the 56 cases recorded on 24 May, 2020.

Cabinet Decision Matrix 2020-16

The Chairman of the Ad-Hoc Inter-Ministerial Task Force on COVID-19, Honourable Vice President K.C.D. Mohadi presented the weekly report on the national preparedness and response to the COVID-19 Outbreak, which was adopted by Cabinet. Cabinet noted with satisfaction the progress in mass testing evidenced by the increase in the number of COVID-19 tests to 31 589 as at 17 May, 2020, up from the 23 096 recorded as at 10 May, 2020. The country has to date registered forty-eight (48) COVID-19 confirmed cases, inclusive of eighteen (18) recoveries and four(4) deaths.

Cabinet Decision Matrix 2020-12

Cabinet considered and approved a report on the country’s preparedness and response to the COVID-19  Outbreak as presented by the Chairman of the Ad Hoc Inter-Ministerial Task Force on COVID-19, Honourable Vice President K.C.D. Mohadi.

 

Notable progress has been registered with regard to the procurement of the requisite equipment for testing as well as for protection of the frontline health personnel and supporting staff.

 

Cabinet Decision Matrix 2020-08

The Minister of Health and Child Care updated Cabinet on the National Preparedness and Response Progress Regarding the COVID-19 Outbreak in Zimbabwe.  Cabinet noted with deep sorrow the passing on of Zororo Makamba yesterday at Wilkins Hospital and expressed deepest condolences to the family of the deceased.

 

Cabinet Decision Matrix 2020-13

Cabinet received and adopted a report on the national preparedness and response to the COVID-19 Outbreak, which was presented by Honourable K.C.D. Mohadi, Chairman of the Ad Hoc Inter-Ministerial Task Force on COVID-19.  Cabinet was informed that as at 26th April 2020, a cumulative total of 6 935 COVID-19 tests had been carried out.  Of these tests, 31 were confirmed positive cases, inclusive of five recoveries and four deaths. 

 

Cabinet Decision Matrix 2020-10

Cabinet considered and approved a Report on the country’s preparedness and response to the Corona Virus Outbreak (COVID-19), which was presented by Honourable Vice President Mohadi, as Chairman of the Inter-Ministerial Task Force on the COVID-19 Outbreak. Cabinet commended the general public for positively heeding the clarion call by His Excellency President E.D. Mnangagwa to stay at their homes for 21 days with effect from 30 March, 2020.

Cabinet Decision Matrix 2019-26

Cabinet considered a preliminary report by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development on the 2019 Mid-Year Fiscal Policy Review. The Fiscal Policy Review confirmed the position that as a consequence of the reform measures being undertaken by Government, the country’s economy was now heading towards macro-economic stabilisation. However, a more comprehensive presentation on the subject matter will be made to Parliament during the Minister’s mid-year Fiscal Review and Supplementary Budget Statement scheduled for 31st July 2019.

Cabinet Decision Matrix 2019-25

  1. The Joint Venture between the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) and Alrosa Overseas S.A. of Russia

Cabinet considered and approved the Memorandum of Agreement between ZCDC and Alrosa Overseas S.A. of Russia as submitted by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development. The Agreement will establish a mutually beneficial joint venture partnership for diamond exploration, mining and marketing, both in Greenfield and Brownfield projects. Benefits to be derived from the partnership will include the following:

Cabinet Decision Matrix 2019-24

Cabinet received a report from the Minister of Health and Child Care on deliveries of hospital equipment from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and India. This positive development was a result of His Excellency President E.D. Mnangagwa’s re-engagement with the international community, where he extended an appeal for support towards revival of Zimbabwe’s health care delivery system.

Cabinet Decision Matrix 2019-23

1.0 Attorney General’s Office Amendment Bill

Cabinet approved the Attorney-General’s Office Amendment Bill as presented by the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs. The proposed amendment seeks to align the current Act to the Constitution by providing for the following:

  •  the appointment of deputies of the Attorney-General;

Cabinet Decision Matrix 2019-22

Cabinet noted with satisfaction the decision taken by the Monetary Authorities to abolish the multicurrency system and replace it with a mono-currency as contained in Statutory Instrument 142 of 2019. This measure is a critical step towards the full restoration of a Zimbabwe sovereign currency as envisaged under the Transitional Stabilisation Programme. Cabinet also applauds the other supportive measures being introduced by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe to bolster this initiative.

Cabinet Decision Matrix 2019-20

Cabinet received its weekly update report from the Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing, chairperson of the Cabinet Committee on Environment, Disaster Prevention and Management. Government and the UN have now come up with modalities to coordinate the various agencies providing humanitarian assistance to the cyclone-affected areas.

 

Cabinet Decision Matrix 2019-19

The Government of Zimbabwe is intensifying interventions on recovery, rehabilitation, reconstruction and resettlement in a bid to restore normalcy in Cyclone Idai affected areas. The traditional leaders have given a greenlight to Government to undertake the relocation exercise in the affected communities of Manicaland Province.

 

Cabinet Decision Matrix 2019-18

Cabinet received the weekly report by the Minister of Energy and Power Development on the country’s fuel supply situation. The Minister indicated that the country’s fuel supply situation is beginning to stabilise. He also stated that it had come to his notice that some fuel stations were now selling fuel in US dollars at prices as high as US$7 per litre. He met them soon after Cabinet and warned them to desist forthwith from this illegal and unacceptable practice.

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