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ZIMBABWE
Senate

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENTARY CHAMBER

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Parliament name Parliament Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name Senate
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) National Assembly
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1981 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Edna Madzongwe (F) 

Notes Re-elected on 25 Aug. 2008, 3 Sep. 2013.
Secretary General Kennedy Mugove Chokuda (M) 
Notes Appointed on 20 May 2015.
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 80 / 80
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 38 (47.50%)
Mode of designation directly elected 60
other 20
Notes Others:
- two representatives of persons with disabilities
- 18 traditional chiefs: the President and Deputy President of the National Council of Chiefs; and two chiefs each from eight of the provinces (excluding the two metropolitan provinces of Harare and Bulawayo).
Term 5 years
Last renewal dates 31 July 2013
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address Senate
Parliament of Zimbabwe
Box CY 298, Causeway
HARARE
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Phone (2634) 70 0181-9
25 29 36-50
25 99 34
Fax (2634) 25 29 35 (Clerk)
25 29 48
70 89 25
70 89 22
E-mail clerk@parlzim.gov.zw
Website http://www.parlzim.gov.zw/

This page was last updated on 16 September 2015
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