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CONCOURT DECLARES PROSECUTION OF ERC OFFICIALS UNCONSTITUTIONAL

THE Constitutional Court (ConCourt) has declared as unconstitutional the prosecution of Election Resource Centre (ERC) officials who were arrested and charged with breaching the country’s tough electoral laws ahead of last year’s general election. In May 2013, police arrested and…

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SADC Chair, Zimbabwe, should not preside over democratic decline in the region

The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) notes Zimbabwe’s assumption of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) chairmanship, congratulates Botswana on being elected deputy chair, and South Africa, the new chair of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation. …

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SADC Chair, Zimbabwe, should not preside over democratic decline in the region

Issued by: Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition on Wednesday, 3 September 2014 The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) notes Zimbabwe’s assumption of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) chairmanship, congratulates Botswana on being elected deputy chair, and South Africa, the new…

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Heal Zimbabwe condemns continued clampdown on Human Rights Defenders

Heal Zimbabwe Trust condemns the arbitrary arrest of human rights defenders. The arrest of 8 victims assumed to be part of a peaceful demonstration staged by youth over continued unemployment in Zimbabwe is unwelcome. From the 8 arrested, 1 journalist,…

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Heal Zimbabwe condemns continued clampdown on Human Rights Defenders.

Heal Zimbabwe Trust condemns the arbitrary arrest of human rights defenders. The arrest of 8 victims assumed to be part of a peaceful demonstration staged by youth over continued unemployment in Zimbabwe is unwelcome. From the 8 arrested, 1 journalist,…

CSO’s Urge Sadc to Utilise Decentralization of Power for Development

Governments in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region have been urged to decentralize power as a development mechanism. Speaking at the 2014 SADC people’s summit scores of people from different organisations across the region pinned  their  hopes  on decentralization…

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Ebola Alert Zimbabwe Research Team(2014)

What’s Ebola? It’s Bloody: Ebola is what scientists call a hemorrhagic fever – it operates by making its victims bleed from almost anywhere on their body. Usually, victims bleed to death from Ebola. It’s Contagious: Ebola is highly contagious; being…

Communiqué: Commercial Radio Stations Hearings Set For August

The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has set  19- 29 August 2014 as the dates for the public hearings for prospective provincial commercial radio stations which will be convened in Masvingo, Zishavane, Gweru, Mutare and Kariba. In July this year,…

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POSA UNDER SPOTLIGHT AT TRIAL OF BULAWAYO AGENDA OFFICIALS AS MASVINGO POLICE ARREST RESIDENTS OVER SHATTERED WINDOWS

FOUR Bulawayo Agenda (BA) officials pleaded not guilty on Wednesday 30 July 2014 to charges of contravening some provisions of the Public Order and Security Act (POSA) when their trial commenced in the resort town of Victoria Falls. The four…

MISA Zimbabwe Concerned by,”Confusion” in Implementation of Media Reforms

In a recent statement, MISA Zimbabwe has expressed concerns at the slow pace of  reforms to existent media legislation in order to fulfill the provisions of the new constitution. Citing the fact that over a year has passed since the…