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MASVINGO — A Zanu PF activist in Gutu district was last Friday sentenced to six months in prison for assaulting Abel Mauchu, a poet and member of the ... Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) Masvingo provincial elections officer Zex Pudurai said he had not received the report, but blamed unethical ...
Activists led by separatist group Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP) were at it again yesterday when they disrupted a National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) consultative meeting in Lupane, angering the local community who wanted to make contributions. Traditional leaders, churches and ...

Cape Town – Zimbabwean activist Patson Dzamara has said that President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government has remained "mum" over his brother Itai's disappearance nearly 3 years ago. Itai went missing on March 9, 2015, after bravely staging lone protests calling on then president Robert Mugabe ...
Evan Mawarire is a pastor who became a leading human rights and democracy advocate in Zimbabwe after posting videos calling on his fellow citizens to challenge the rule of Robert Mugabe. In November 2017, Mugabe was ousted by the military after 37 years in power. The new president, Emmerson ...
"Whether it was Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe or Edgar Lungu of Zambia, leaders used the criminal justice system to silence human activists and their political ... Clovis Razafimalala, a Malagasy environmental activist, was released from Tamatave prison after 10 months' pre-trial detention on trumped-up ...
Geneva - A prominent Zimbabwean activist voiced doubt on Tuesday that upcoming elections - the first since Robert Mugabe's ouster - will be credible, as the new president's commitment to basic rights was still unclear. Evan Mawarire, a pastor who became the face of anti-Mugabe demonstrations last year ...

Women of Zimbabwe Arise (Woza) director, Jenny Williams, said: “As Woza, we are disappointed by the manner in which the commission was set up, it does not represent the diversity of the country and they need change and 50% women. Gukurahundi might have taken place long ago, but the wounds are ...
Today the 20th of February, the world witnessed the reality of the pain and anger, still bottled within the hearts of the people of Matabeleland at the occasion of the first meeting of Mnangagwa's personal NPRC in Bulawayo. The event was delayed for two hours owing to the late arrival of two members of the ...
Zimbabwe. Zimbabwean activist Evan Mawarire has cast doubts over the regularity of the upcoming presidential elections in the Southern African nation. ... Emmerson Mnangagwa, a key figure in the former regime, took over leadership of Zimbabwe after Robert Mugabe's forced resignation in November.
A Harare activist arrested for allegedly denigrating President Emmerson Mnangagwa during a one-man protest has denied staging the demonstration. Gustiv Kativhu, 45, told a city court last week that he was still confused about his arrest. He was challenging his arrest before Harare magistrate Rumbidzayi ...
A SAN activist has bemoaned the disenfranchisement of the San community, which has resulted in them not owning land. BY TALENT GUMPO/ ALEXIS SIBANDA. Speaking at the land, language and identity of San people conference held on Friday at Rainbow Hotel in Bulawayo, Tsoro-o-tso San ...
Speaking at an event with prominent civil society actors, including human rights activists and elections experts, the Minister announced £5 million of new UK ... In a meeting with Zimbabwean business people and entrepreneurs, the Minister heard of the enormous potential of Zimbabwe and how some of the ...
According to Methuseli Moyo, deputy spokesperson of Mujuru's opposition National People's Party, the former Zimbabwean vice president was rushed to hospital where she was treated and discharged after she was hit by one of the stones thrown at the crowd by the suspected ruling party youth. Moyo said ...
... right activists have called on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to urgently institute an independent inquiry into the disappearance of activist, Itai Dzamara, ... Speaking at the same event, Transform Zimbabwe leader, Jacob Ngarivhume, however, expressed doubt that Mnangagwa would investigate the ...
Of late, civil society activists and opposition campaigners have intensified their demands for a legitimate election. They accuse the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission of lacking transparency and, more importantly, failing to institute the necessary reforms that will lead to a credible election. In terms of the ...
Zimbabwean Lawyers for Human Rights say the activist is being held at Mabvuku Police Station, which is in the east of the city. They have been widespread complaints from teachers and parents over high school fees and the fact that it's very hard to get cash out of the banks to buy books and uniforms.
“President Emmerson Mnangagwa awarded Charumbira for doing “a sterling job for Zimbabwe,” party spokesman Simon Khaya Moyo told dpa. “There is nothing amiss about that status his excellency (Mnangagwa) gave to Magura even if he did not go to war,” Moyo said. He referred to the fact that ...

MRP president, Mqondisi Moyo, told Southern Eye that the secessionist party filed an assault case against three Zanu PF activists, Bernard Nhara, Khumbulani Mpofu and the late Magura Charumbira. The MRP also cited members of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, who allegedly facilitated the arrests and ...
Activists in southern Zimbabwe are taking legal action to demand the truth about a series of massacres in the 1980s that targeted perceived opponents of then-president ... The 75-year-old Zimbabwean leader has yet to comment on the issue since coming to power in November in an army-backed takeover.
Harare – A Zimbabwean man charged for undermining the authority of President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been declared mentally fit to stand on trial, says a report. According to New Zimbabwe.com, Gustiv Kativhu was declared healthy by doctors after prosecutors asked for a mental evaluation due to ...
BUSINESS at the Bulawayo Magistrates' Court briefly came to a halt yesterday after Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP) activists stormed the courtroom singing and chanting slogans denouncing the magistrate's decision to dismiss ... He also called for secession of Matabeleland from the rest of Zimbabwe.
Their lawyers — Dumisani Dube of the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights and Maqhawe Mpofu of the Abammeli Human Rights Lawyers Network — said their clients were initially asked to pay admission of guilt fines instead of going to court. The eight activists were initially charged for breach of peace ...
Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP) youth, who protested at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair in Bulawayo while President Emmerson Mnangagwa was attending a church service saying he was part of the Gukurahundi massacres of the 1980s, were on Sunday allegedly beaten up by armed soldiers and ...
HRF welcomes the U.N.'s decision condemning Zimbabwe for the arbitrary detention of Evan Mawarire. ... Foundation (HRF) welcomes the United Nations' determination that the February and September 2017 arrests and subsequent imprisonment of Zimbabwean human rights activist and religious leader ...
Key among the concerns was the urgent need to restore the legacy of education in Zimbabwe by allowing the hundreds of thousands of marginalised children, who are out of primary school, to go back to class. However, Mavima, in response, has said the issues raised by ECIS were part of the ministry's ...
“He started off extremely well as Zimbabwe's top cop back in the early 1990s, but as time went by, Chihuri became a square plug in a round hole,” Gutu said. “Under his ... Chihuri was a bad example of the police force,” he said, adding the police always trampled on opposition activists' rights with impunity.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa makes opening remarks during a congress of the governing ZANU-PF party in Harare, Zimbabwe, ... Many activists fled the country to avoid reprisals and formed civil society organisations (CSOs) abroad, to push for political reforms in Zimbabwe. Surprisingly ...
Tendai Biti of the opposition People's Democratic Party says the military's involvement in Zimbabwean politics is worrying millions of people in the country. ... But Zanu PF activist Frenk Guni has dismissed these concerns, saying a lot is happening right now in Zimbabwe under Mnangagwa's government.
Linda Masarira, 35, a human rights activist who was jailed for four months by the authorities last year, plans to run as an independent candidate in 2018. She says it is crucial ... But activists say Zimbabwe will need more than an election and a parliamentary quota to achieve gender balance. A recent policy ...
In Zimbabwe, Mugabe-era case of missing activist still looms · Family of Zimbabwean activist marks 2 years since abduction · Missing Zim activist Itai Dzamara's life story to be told in documentary film. Cape Town – Zimbabwean activist Patson Dzamara has urged President Emmerson Mnangagwa to ...
Opposition activists in Zimbabwe have said they will launch a fresh campaign to bring democratic reforms to the impoverished southern African country after ... Doug Coltart, a human rights activist, said the new cabinet did not represent a new Zimbabwe but “the entrenchment of the old failed political elite”.
With only months to go to a general election in Zimbabwe that citizens hope will mark the beginning of a new democratic era, social justice activists ... One of the most high-profile activist leaders in this public opposition to Zanu-PF was Harare-based pastor Evan Mawarire, who was a strident Mugabe critic.
A Zimbabwean political activist, Gastaff Kativu, says President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his ruling colleagues should be hauled before the International Criminal Court (ICC) to face charges of human rights violations. Kativu, who staged a one-man protest during the Zanu PF Congress held last month ...
“I am sceptical as an activist that there would be any meaningful reform because he has been Mugabe's right hand man since 1980 and has been part of the system that has been running down the economy.” But Pride Mkono, programmes officer with the Amalgamated Rural Teachers' Union of Zimbabwe, ...
I posed these questions to David Coltart — a politician, human rights activist and former education minister in Zimbabwe. “If the reaction of the ...
Zimbabwean activists apologised for First Lady's actions after she ... African Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mphakama Mbete apologising on behalf ...
Zimbabwean activists apologised for First Lady's actions after she assaulted South African model Gabriella Engels in Johannesburg recently.
U.S. denounces arrest of LGBT activists in Zimbabwe ... sector to continue to violate the rights of the Zimbabwean people,” Nuland concluded.
President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe and his wife, Grace, at a youth rally in ... Neither the Zimbabwean government nor Mrs. Mugabe have given a ... go to jail,” said Linda Masarira, leader of the Zimbabwe Activists Alliance.
POLICE have issued summons against human rights activist, Lynett ... Mphoko's stay attracted demonstrations from civil society activists, ...
Mudehwe is leader of the firebrand Zimbabwe Activists Association which has unsettled government with several street protests while ...
Zimbabwe has been awash with cases of revenge porn. ... The assistance clause caused a lot of anger among media activists and the general ...
A ZANU PF activist and self-proclaimed ally of Vice-President Emmerson ... Last week, Mutodi posted that a coup was likely in Zimbabwe if ...
11 (Xinhua) -- The Zimbabwe government has barred prisoners ... The three activists are serving 20 years in jail for murdering a police officer.
Zimbabwe Human Rights Organisation (ZHRO), the organisers of a ... both in Zimbabwe and the Diaspora – as a Human Rights Activist – I am doing ... be ignored within the conversations of today's Zimbabwean protest wave.
Zimbabwe Activist Alliance leader, Lynnet Mudehwe, urged Zimbabweans to stand up for their rights despite "the tortures, abductions and ...
MDC ACTIVIST HAS A CASE TO ANSWER : MAGISTRATE ... An MDC-T activist who is accused of assaulting a police officer at Harvest House ...
A joint team of Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) and Zimbabwe ... or killed by members of opposition parties, especially MDC-T activists.
Former MDC-T Activist Officially Launches Another Opposition Party ... general elections in 2018 has been officially launched in Zimbabwe.
Police have arrested an MDC-T activist for allegedly stoning a Zimbabwe National Defence College bus at the intersection of Nelson Mandela ...


 

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