April 2021

Press Statement by the Hon VP and Minister of Health and Child Care on Outbreaks of Covid-19 in learning Institutions in Zimbabwe

As of 16 April 2021, the Ministry of Health and Child Care has reported cumulatively 37 534 cases with 34 981 recoveries (93.2% recovery rate) and 1 551 deaths. Currently the country has vaccinated 269 732 (1st dose) and 34 969 (2nd dose).

The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education: PRESS RELEASE – STRENGHTENING THE SAFETY OF LEARNERS AND TEACHERS

PRESS RELEASE – STRENGHTENING THE SAFETY OF LEARNERS AND TEACHERS
18 APRIL, 2021
The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education would like to advise its valued stakeholders that it is intensifying adherence to the Standard Operating Procedures against COVID-19 and other Influenza-like Illnesses in all schools.

41st INDEPENDENCE DAY SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE 18 APRIL 2021

Fellow Zimbabweans,
It is my singular honour and privilege to address all Zimbabweans at home and abroad on this virtual platform, as our nation celebrates the forty-first anniversary of our Independence. This year’s celebrations are being held under the theme: “Zimbabwe at 41: Together, Growing our Economy for a Prosperous, Resilient and Inclusive Society”.

Constitution Amendment No. 2 Bill - Amendments Approved in National Assembly Committee Stage : 15th April 2021

On Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th April 2021 members of the National Assembly continued contributing to the resumed Second Reading debate on the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 2) Bill, 2020. 

The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs then responded to points made during the debate and wound up the debate, warning MPs that he would be moving amendments to the Bill during the Committee Stage scheduled for the following day.

SI 2021-099 Magistrates Court (Resident Court) (Inyathi) Notice, 2021

IT is hereby notified that the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs has, in terms of section 4(3) of the Magistrates Court Act [Chapter 7:10], hereby makes the following notice:—
1. This notice may be cited as the Magistrates Court (Resident Court) (Inyathi) Notice, 2012.
2. Inyathi is hereby designated as a Resident Court for Bulawayo Province.

Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 2) Bill: Proposed Committee Stage Amendments

The Bill was given its Second Reading on Wednesday 14th April 2021 in the National Assembly.

The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs then gave notice of amendments that he would be moving during the Committee Stage.  The downloadable document below is the Minister’s Notice of  Amendment setting out the text of his proposed amendments.

SI 2021-094 Customs and Excise (Textile Manufacturers) (Rebate) (Amendment) Regulations, 2021 (No. 6)

THE Minister of Finance and Economic Development, in terms of section 235, as read with section 120 of the Customs and Excise Act [Chapter 23:02], hereby makes the following regulations:—
1. These regulations may be cited as the Customs and Excise (Textile Manufacturers) (Rebate) (Amendment) Regulations, 2021 (No. 6).

Bill Watch Parliamentary Committees Series 12/2021 - Open Committee Meetings 15th & 16th April

BILL WATCH

PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES SERIES 12/2021

[12th April 2021]

Committee Meetings Open to Public Attendance

on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th April

This bulletin notifies the only committee meetings open to public attendance this week.  They are all on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th April, as listed below.  

SI 2021-097 Grain Marketing (Control of Sale of Soya Beans) Regulations, 2021

IT is hereby notified that the Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water, and Rural Resettlement has, in terms of section 39 of the Grain Marketing Act [Chapter 18:14], made the following regulations:—
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1. These regulations may be cited as the Grain Marketing (Control of Sale of Soya Beans) Regulations, 2021.

SI 2021-095 Postal and Telecommunications (Telecommunications Traffic Monitoring System) Regulations, 2021

IT is hereby notified that the Minister of Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services has, in terms of section 99(2) of the Postal and Telecommunication Act [Chapter 12:05], after consultation with the Authority, made the
following regulations:—
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Communique of the Extraordinary SADC Double Troika Summit 8 April 2021

1. The Extraordinary Double Troika Summit (DTS) of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) was held in Maputo, Republic of Mozambique, on 8th April 2021.
2. The Double Troika Summit was officially opened by H.E. Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique and Chairperson of SADC, and was attended by the following Heads of State and Government or their representatives:

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