Bill Watch Parliamentary Committees Series 05-2014



[5th February 2014]

Committee Meetings Open to the Public: Thursday 6th February

Open Meeting Not Listed in Bulletin 5/2014

Thursday 6th February at 9.30 am

Portfolio Committee:  Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment

Analysis of the Indigenisation Act by the Ministry of Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment

Senate Chamber

Chairperson: Hon Wadyajena                   Clerk: Miss Zenda

Reminder: Other Open Meetings on Thursday

These meetings were listed in Bulletin 4/2014 but are repeated for convenience.

Thursday 6th February at 9 am

Thematic Committee:  Peace and Security

Oral evidence from the Civil Protection Unit  on measures they have taken to assist victims of floods in Muzarabani and other areas

Committee Room No 2

Chairperson: Hon Mumvuri                       Clerk: Mr Kunzwa

Thursday 6th February at 10 am

Thematic Committee: Indigenization and Empowerment

Oral evidence from the National Indigenization and  Economic Empowerment Board ( NIEEB) on achievements and challenges that the board has faced in various sectors in as far as the implementation of the Indigenization programme is concerned

Committee Room No. 1

Chairperson: Hon Chizema                       Clerk: Mr Ratsakatika

Portfolio Committee:  Small and Medium Enterprises and Cooperative Development

Oral evidence from ZAMFI, ZILGA and ZNAHCO on their operations and how they relate with the Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprises

Government Caucus Room

Chairperson: Hon Mangami                      Clerk: Mr Mazani

Portfolio Committee:   Education, Sport, Arts and Culture

Oral evidence from ZIFA, PSL and Zimbabwe Cricket Union on their mandate and functions

Committee Room No 4

Chairperson: Hon Mliswa                          Clerk: Mr Munjenge  

Attendance at Open Meetings

Members of the public may attend these meetings, but as observers only, not as participants, i.e. they may listen but not speak.  The meetings are at Parliament in Harare.  If attending, please use the entrance on Kwame Nkrumah Ave between 2nd and 3rd Streets and note that IDs must be produced. 

This bulletin is based on the latest information from Parliament.  But, as there are sometimes last-minute changes to the meetings schedule, persons wishing to attend a meeting should avoid disappointment by checking with the committee clerk [see names below] that the meeting is still on and open to the public.  Parliament’s telephone numbers are Harare 700181 and 252941.

Reminder: Members of the public, including Zimbabweans in the Diaspora, can at any time send written submissions to Parliamentary committees by email addressed to


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