Author Archives: Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights

Corona Watch: Government should Decongest ZUPCO Buses to half their capacity

In view of the recent pronouncements by the President of Zimbabwe to mitigate risks of Corona Virus spread which include a ban of all public gatherings, as Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights we wish to implore the government to further … Continue reading

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Zimbabwe Minister Not Aware of AU Protocol on the Rights of Older Persons

The Zimbabwe Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Hon. Musabayana has revealed that he is not aware of the African Union Protocol on the Rights of Older Persons which was was adopted by the African Union on 31 … Continue reading

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Bulawayo Youths promote elderly people’s rights

Youths from Bulawayo have over the past weekend been involved in promoting the rights of elderly people in the city by donating groceries, toiletries and other necessary items to two old people’s homes in the City. The youths (about 40 … Continue reading

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Mpopoma Residents Force Abortion of Bulawayo Council Policy Presentation

To express their displeasure and unhappiness at the way Bulawayo City Council has been failing to attend to pertinent residents’ concerns, about 150 Bulawayo ward 9 residents on Sartuday 29 February 2020 forced a premature abortion of a residents and … Continue reading

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Marginalization and underdevelopment drives youths from belonging: Study

A British Council Next Generation 2019 Study released in January 2020 has revealed that most youths in south – western Zimbabwe have strong ties to their local communities than to the nation as a whole. According to the study that … Continue reading

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Binga Drought and Floods – A Call for Human Rights Action

A week ago, Binga District in Matabeleland North (Zimbabwe) was one of the Districts heavily affected by drought and there were calls for food aid relief. Just a week later, the calls for relief aid are even worser – not … Continue reading

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Harare Company admits linguistic mistake and commits to rectify

A Harare company (Mr Brands) which we wrote to in early January and demanded that it corrects the linguistic mistake in one of its brands, has admitted to making a genuine mistake and committed to rectifying the problem. The company … Continue reading

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