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WOZA stage demo demanding right to education

WOMEN of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) staged a children march calling Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education to fulfil of the right to education as enshrined in the Zimbabwe Constitution in Bulawayo. The government confirmed the obligation in the Constitution Section 27(1) (a) that the state ...

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BYO residents castigate the new NPRC Bill

BULAWAYO residents have criticised the new National Peace And Reconciliation Bill (NPRC) saying there are no changes from the previously proposed Bill, which was rejected. Speaking during a Parliamentary consultation meeting at the Large City Hall, residents said the NPRC Bill has clauses that protect ...

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Lawyers concerned over Constitutional Amendment

THE Law Society of Zimbabwe (LSZ) has expressed rage over the introduction of Constitutional Amendment Bill No.1 of year 2016 which grants power to a single individual in so far as the appointment of Chief Justice matters. The Bill seeks to amend section 180 of ...

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Churches take initiative to end child marriages

A GROUP of churches under the banner of Shalom Project Trust have taken a stand against child marriages by launching a bid to curb the problem at hand within religious circles in Zimbabwe. Shalom executive director Reverend Anglistone Sibanda said churches play a key role ...

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Child marriages on the increase in Lupanda

LUPANDA villagers in Lupane district have expressed concern over the increase of child marriages in their area and have attributed the trend to high levels of poverty. Where poverty is acute, families and sometimes girls themselves believe that marriage will be a solution to secure ...

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SRC launch bid to end child sexual exploitation

A RIGHTS lobby organisation, Sexual Rights Centre (SRC) has launched a campaign against sexual exploitation of young persons engaging in the trade of sex in Bulawayo aimed at bridging the gaps in the HIV, health and legal rights response for youths. SRC programmes manager Nombulelo ...

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Discrimination of women with disability is a colourless sin

Although progress is being made in recognising equality of women and people with disabilities, the issue of women with disabilities has been rather salient only from a number of activists and civic groups both in national and international discourses. With such societal and structural limitations ...

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Devolution plastered all over Robert Mugabe Way

Lulu Brenda Harris and Makhosi Sibanda RESIDENTS today woke up to see that Robert Mugabe Way street in Bulawayo had been plastered with Devolution Way signs, a brazen act that took most people by surprise. Almost the whole part of Robert Mugabe Way was changed ...

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NANGO castigates ZRP over Burombo brutality

NATIONAL Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (NANGO) has denounced use of excessive force, harassment, torture, brutal attacks on unarmed civilians by police, saying the police must protect lives and property and abuse their powers. There were reported cases of police brutality in Burombo Hostels in Nguboyenja, ...

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Byo says “NO to Kasukuwere Bill”

BULAWAYO residents resoundingly and unanimously rejected the Local Government Laws Amendment Bill tabled by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Local Government in Nkulumane Wednesday saying more priority should be towards implementing Devolution of Power as spelt in Zimbabwe’s Constitution. This is not the first time ...

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