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The Portfolio Committee on Justice Legal and Parliamentary Affairs consulted the public on the Electoral Amendment Bill (S.B.

SAPST, in collaboration with the National Transitional Justice Working Group (NTJWG) and the Centre for Applied Legal Research (CALR) held a half-day workshop for Members of Parliament (MPs) and secretariat from the Thematic Committees on Peace and Security, and Human Rights, as well as the Portfolio Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs on the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission Bill (NPRC).

Team B of the parliamentary Committee conducting public hearings on the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission Bill kicked off its public consultations this afternoon in Gutu, Masvingo Province.

The two parliamentary teams conducting public hearings on the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission Bill (NPRC) were today in Gweru and Masvingo, respectively.

The public hearing on the National Peace and Reconciliation Bill held at the Mutare Civic Centre hall kicked off at a super-charged note as some War Veterans demanded the singing of the Zimbabwe National Anthem before proceedings could start.

Residents in Hwange and Mberengwa told the Portfolio Committee on Mines, Energy and Power Development that their communities were not benefiting much from mining operations in their respective communities.

Participants in Bulawayo and Mvurwi lambasted government for policy inconsistencies on the economy and the confusion this was causing to citizens and investors.

Members of the public urged government to implement comprehensive electoral reforms to ensure credibility of elections, which have in the past often been characterized by allegations of rigging, violence, unfairness among other electoral malpractices.

The Portfolio Committee on Finance and Economic Development will be conducting public consultations on the above-mentioned Bills. The Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Hon.


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