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Govt should take peace commission seriously: NGO

CIVIC society organisations have blasted government for its snail pace in the operationalisation of the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC), which they say is critical for lasting peace, stability and economic development of the country. Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum director, Lloyd Kuvheya said civic organisations were worried about the government’s reluctance to operationalise [...]

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Zvishavane residents have expressed ignorance of the provisions of the new Constitution, saying they have not seen or read the document as it is not readily available in the mining town. This is despite the constitutional provisions that government has to widely disseminate information about the Constitution. Some of the mining town residents who visited [...]

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Civil Society Escalates Pressure For Reconciliation Body

CIVIL society organisations have ratcheted up pressure on President Robert Mugabe to expedite the appointment of the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC), which should have been established more than two years ago. The civil society organisations are working under the banner of the National Transitional Justice Working Group Zimbabwe (NTJWGZ). The commission, whose major [...]

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Chipinge residents said the delay in establishing  the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) was a deliberate ploy to ensure the body’s mandate expires before it becomes operational. The NPRC is one of the five independent commissions established by Chapter 12 of the Constitution, but is the only one with a time frame of 10 [...]

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Residents call for action over peace commission

DISAPPOINTED by the slow pace Parliament is taking in operationalising the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC), Binga residents have called on civil society organisations to institute legal action to force the legislature to act with speed. Speaking at a one-day NPRC information kiosk run by the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum at Manjolo business [...]

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