UMguza Residents Work on Parliamentary Water Rights Petition

Residents from Umguza’s Mbundane and Pure Gold Housing Trust have begun preparing a parliamentary petition on water rights with assistance from MIHR and support from End Water Poverty. Speaking during the petition preparation meeting as part of the #MondayWaterAction, the residents indicated that they feel swindled by the private developers and jilted by their local... Continue Reading →

St Peters Soccer Team Receives Soccer Boots Donation

As part of the Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights (MIHR)’s Sports for Human Rights project, the St Peters Super Eleven FC received soccer boots from INSPIRE as a result of the MIHR linkages. MIHR is working with the youths in these teams to educate them on human rights, to empower them to stand up for... Continue Reading →

St Peters Residents Hold Environmental Accountability Engagement Meeting

Residents from Bulawayo’s Ward 17 peri-urban Hyde Park community in St Peters Village held an environmental rights accountability engagement meeting that was attended by Bulawayo City Council (BCC), the Environmental Management Agency (EMA) and the Forestry Commission. The issues that were discussed in the meeting included: Deforestation of Mazwi Nature Reserve and firewood poachingSand poachingWaste... Continue Reading →

Include Older People in Digital Technologies – MIHR

The 2021 United Nations International Day of Older Persons (UNIDOP) is being commemorated under the theme “Digital Equity for All Ages” predicating the need for access and meaningful participation in the digital world by older persons. As Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights (MIHR) we take this opportunity to call on the government of Zimbabwe to adopt an... Continue Reading →

Zimbabwe Government Ministries Should Fully Embrace Digital Technologies – Survey

Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights (MIHR) has conducted a survey analysis of government ministries presence in digital space. The survey revealed that: 🕸️ 18 of 21 Ministries have websites👑 Only 13 ministries listed their leadership on websites🏛️ Only 2 ministried listed provincial contacts on websites🕊️20 of the 21 Ministries have Twitter accounts🙈20 of the 21... Continue Reading →

Community Holds Quarry Mining Company Accountable

The Methodist Village of Hyde Park in peri-urban Bulawayo ward 17 have demanded that an indigenous quarry mine adhere to environmental management standards by implementing the pollution mitigation strategies detailed in their Environmental Impact Assessment Report. Realizing high levels of air and noise pollution by Vukuzenzele Stone Crushers, the Methodist Village Committee approached Matabeleland Institute... Continue Reading →

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