Author Archives: Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights

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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Bulawayo Peri-urban Youths in Action

About 114 youths from Bulawayo’s peri-urban St Peters Village today converged at the sports ground for a youth empowerment programme where they received sports and sustainable lifestyles information and skills. The session which lasted for half a day was organized … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Njube High School Students in Peaceful Demo

About 100 students from Njube High School in Bulawayo took to the streets in midmorning today (Monday 20 January 2020) demonstrating against sharp fees hike and demanding that they be given their right to education. The students who were singing … Continue reading

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Government formulates Community Radios Plan

The Herald newspaper reports that the government of Zimbabwe has set in place a plan to unroll community radio stations with an initial pilot of 10 community radios. According to The Herald the first station will be in Shamva targeting … Continue reading

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Zimbabwe Votes for Minorities Genocide

The Zimbabwe government has once again proved that it is not in its DNA to protect and defend the rights of ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities by joining 9 other countries to vote against a UN resolution on the situation … Continue reading

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