Parliament probes $400k bribe MPs

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By Mugove Tafirenyika Parliament has set up a committee to investigate members of the parliamentary portfolio committee on Mines and Energy who allegedly demanded $400 000 from a local businessman keen to mine coal in Hwange. Temba Mliswa Temba Mliswa, who chairs the committee, stands accused of attempting to “squeeze” James Ross Goddard of JRG Contracting (Pvt) Ltd on November 15 last year at a time when efforts were underway to revive the coal mining concern. Mliswa, who is an independent MP for Norton constituency, was allegedly working with MDC…

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Mliswa challenges Mohadi’s $10m claim

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BY CHARLES LAITON Norton MP Temba Mliswa (independent) has filed an appearance to defend notice of the $10 million defamation litigation filed at the High Court by Vice-President Kembo Mohadi. Mohadi, through his lawyers, Mugiya and Macharaga Law Chambers, last week approached the court seeking an order to compel Mliswa to pay compensation for defamation after the Norton legislator labelled him as corrupt on micro-blogging site, Twitter. On Tuesday this week, the Norton MP approached the court and indicated that he would be defending the lawsuit. “Take notice that at…

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Self-confessed ‘killer’ MP Dexter Nduna sues Temba Mliswa for $10m for calling him a ‘thief’

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Last updated Feb 12, 2019 42,337 1 By Staff Reporter Zanu PF’s Chegutu West MP Dexter Nduna, who has admitted killing people in the past, has filed a $10 million defamation lawsuit against fellow MP Temba Mliswa (Norton) for calling him a ‘thief’ during a heated altercation at a parliamentary committee meeting in Harare on Monday. Zanu PF’s Chegutu West legislator Dexter Nduna (left) In a video that has since gone viral, Mliswa accused Nduna, a former Chairperson of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Transport, of benefitting from an $11 million scandal…

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Mines committee session aborted

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A Parliamentary portfolio committee meeting on Mines failed to take off on Monday after Norton legislator Temba Mliswa accused the interim chairperson Roy Bhila of being HIV positive. The new Norton MP Temba Mliswa The rant by Mliswa came after Bhila asked him, Prince Dubeko Sibanda, Anele Ndebele and Leonard Chikomba to recuse themselves from the proceedings until they are cleared of allegations of extorting $400 000 from businessman James Ross Goddard. This comes after Mliswa was forced to relinquish his post as chairperson of the portfolio committee over the alleged…

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Zanu PF MP Dexter Nduna boasts about killing people he does not even know – VIDEO

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Last updated Feb 11, 2019 26,165 37 By Lance Guma Zanu PF’s Chegutu West MP Dexter Nduna has boasted about killing people he does not even know. In a video that has since gone viral, the MP known to carry a gun, was involved in a heated altercation with Norton MP Temba Mliswa on Monday during a parliamentary committee meeting. Zanu PF’s Chegutu West legislator Dexter Nduna (left) During a sitting of the Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy, Mliswa accused Nduna, a former Chairperson of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on…

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Mliswa dares ‘corrupt’ Mohadi

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By Blessings Mashaya NORTON independent MP Temba Mliswa has dared Vice President Kembo Mohadi saying he is ready to meet him in court over recent Twitter utterances by the legislator. Temba Mliswa The fight between Mliswa and Mohadi started when the former Zanu PF Mashonaland West chairperson applauded President Emmerson Mnangagwa for dissolving the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission board saying he must move to deal with the likes of Mohadi whom he accused of being corrupt. In his response, Mohadi demanded that Mliswa retracts his claims. Related Articles In a letter written…

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VP Mohadi threatens to sue Mliswa

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Vice President Kembo Mohadi has ordered Norton legislator Mr Temba Mliswa to within 24 hours retract allegations he posted on his twitter account alleging he is corrupt and President Mnangagwa must fire him. Vice President Kembo Mohadi (Picture by AFP) Mr Mliswa made the remarks in a tweet reacting to a press statement by the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda in which President Mnangagwa accepted the resignation of commissioners of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission. Mr Mliswa tweeted: “This is a move in the right direction…

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Mliswa defends MPs demands

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By Blessings Mashaya Norton independent legislator Temba Mliswa yesterday defended the demands made by Members of Parliament saying they must be given enough resources because the other two arms of the State; the Executive and the Judiciary are having the same benefits. Temba Mliswa This comes after President Emmerson Mnangagwa and many other people blasted the legislators saying they are greedy. Mliswa said legislators are required to do their work effectively and they must be given enough resources. “My view is that people representation should not be equated to destitution neither should…

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MPs demand increase in allowances

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Members of Parliament in Zimbabwe have demanded an increase in their allowances, saying they play an important role in the running of the country. Temba Mliswa Led by Norton independent MP Mr Temba Mliswa, the MPs across the political divide have demanded that their allowances be reviewed upwards because they work hard representing their constituencies and the country at various platforms. “Our allowances mean absolutely nothing. The committee that I chair can sit from 8am to 8pm working for this country but what they get is a paltry $75, not…

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