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By Marshall Bwanya EU ambassador to Zimbabwe Timo Olkkonen yesterday in Harare said government’s effort to reengage with Europe were futile without implementing humanitarian reforms guaranteed in the Constitution. Speaking at the SAPEZ Trust policy dialogue about the deepening crisis in Zimbabwe Olkkonen reiterated that the state had failed to subscribe...
By Marshall Bwanya Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) and the Zimbabwe Citizens Forum on Wednesday in Harare rubbished recent ‘state’ sponsored abductions of opposition politicians, civic society members and activists as a stage managed ploy to front the West’s agenda. Speaking at different intervals ZNLWVA and ZCF said recent...
By Marshall Bwanya Zimbabwe Citizens Forum (ZCF) on Wednesday in Harare controversially labelled August 16 MDC opposition protestors, Civic society and human rights activists as pawns being manipulated by the United States of America to front regime change. ZCF national coordinator Alex Gakanje alleged that America was in cahoots with other...
By Marshall Bwanya  Rogue baton-weilding police officers this past Saturday ran amok randomly assaulting citizens for no apparent reason in Harare's CBD. A viral clip circulating on social media circles shows civilians fleeing the rogue police service also smashing motorists windscreens. This lawless act is the latest installment of human rights violations...
By Marshall Bwanya Acute fuel shortages across the country have provided fertile ground for black market dealers to sell fuel at exorbitant prices. This has had visible effects as Commuter Omnibus operators who are getting fuel from clandestine sources are conveying the costs to commuters. This economic scourge of fuel shortages has ...
By Marshall Bwanya EU ambassador to Zimbabwe Timmo Olkkonen on Wednesday mocked Mnangagwa's administration for failing to curb corruption and upholding constitutionally prescribed basic human rights. Speaking at the joint ZACC and NPA Commission public anti corruption launch in Harare sponsored by EU, Olkkonen mocked the Zimbabwean government for failing to...
By Marshall Bwanya Prominent New Zimbabwe.com journalist Leopold Munhende has been arrested while filming the arrest of ARTUZ members in Harare. Munhende was apprehended and violently man-handled by the police while executing his journalistic duties. Munhende is currently in police custody. More to follow...
By Marshall Bwanya Zimbabwe State Universities Union of Academics (ZISUUA), has issued a statement threatening that all Lecturers with effect from 8 September 2019, will cease offering teaching services over government's failure to review salaries. ZISUUA reiterated that Lecturers were experiencing economic induced hardships as their eroded salaries could not keep...
By Marshall Bwanya United Nations (UN) has castigated Zimbabwe’s government for the wanton clampdown of MDC’s demonstrations as unconstitutional violations of human rights. The opposition’s protests dubbed the Free Zimbabwe March were unconstitutionally banned by the police and upheld the High court catapulted into a fierce clash between protestors and the...
By Marshall Bwanya MDC's protest that was scheduled today morphed into a shutdown after virtually all businesses closed shop after the police unleashed their wrath dispersing civilians turning the peaceful demonstration into rowdy clampdown. Immediately after the High Court dismissed MDC's urgent Court application to proceed with the demonstration police started...
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