Monthly Archives: February 2017

FILABUSI BRIDGE DESTROYED BY FLOODS

The Nkankezi Bridge in Filabusi has been destroyed by the floods making the road impassable to motorists. This is the major road linking Matabeleland and Masvingo.   The collapse of the bridge means Freedom of movement is now curtailed. More … Continue reading

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DECLARE MATABELELAND CYCLONE FLOODS A HUMANITARIAN DISASTER

(Public Statement 4/2017) Issue Date: 26 February 2017 Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights (MIHR) urges on the President of Zimbabwe Mr. Robert Mugabe to declare the current Matabeleland cyclone Dineo induced floods a Humanitarian Disaster and at the same time … Continue reading

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THE PRESIDENT’S BIRTHDAY – KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

(Public Statement 3/2017) Issue Date: 23 February 2017 The President of Zimbabwe shall on Saturday 25 February 2017 be celebrating his birthday in Matabeleland South Province – Matobo District; and it is important for the citizens of Bulawayo, Matobo and … Continue reading

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BULAWAYO SCHOOLS 2 DAYS CLOSURE DIRECTIVE CONFUSION – RIGHTS OF CHILDREN VIOLATED

(Public Statement 2/2017) Issue Date: 22 February 2017 The Circular directive by the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education officials made in the morning of Wednesday 22 February 2017 ordering most Bulawayo Schools to close for two days on Thursday … Continue reading

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MIHR 2017 Survey on Access to Cyclone Information by Matabeleland South Women

Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights conducted a snap survey on the 16th of February 2017 to ascertain levels of access to human rights information on the eve of the Cyclone Dineo storm. The Survey was motivated by the need to … Continue reading

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