The Government of Zimbabwe Must Act on Xenophobia

15 April 2015 The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) condemns in the strongest of terms the xenophobic attacks in South Africa affecting many African nationals, including Zimbabweans. The xenophobic attacks in South Africa date back to May 2008 when 62 people were killed. What is surprising is that the government of Zimbabwe has [...]

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Rights Forum cries foul over toilets

THE Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum has cried foul over the privatisation of public toilets at government’s Makombe Building in Harare. The organisation yesterday said it had petitioned Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo to reverse the decision saying it was inhumane for government to demand five rand from each person who entered the facility. In [...]

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Peace commission: Who will carry Zim’s burden?

THE search is currently on for nine National Peace and Reconciliation Commissioners, with parliament interviewing at least 29 candidates last week who hope to sit in the commission tasked with promoting national healing, peace and reconciliation in the country. The NPRC is provided for by Section 251 of the constitution. Unlike the other independent commissions, [...]

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