This report summarises key submissions made by Zimbabwean citizens that participated in the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Information, Media and Broadcasting Services’ public hearings on the Freedom of Information Bill. The Freedom of Information Bill, gazetted on 5 July 2019, will be one of the three laws that will repeal the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (AIPPA).
The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) has deployed observers at the two polling stations and the Ward Collation Centre in the Chiredzi Rural District Council Ward 12 by-election. The by-election is being held in accordance with section 121A of the Electoral Act (Chapter 2:13) following the
Joint statement made by African civil society leaders on the xenophobic attack on African foreign nationals in South Africa
The National Association of Non Governmental Organisations (NANGO), the official umbrella body of NGOs operating in Zimbabwe, notes with grave concern violent incidences that are happening in the country. Zimbabweans are known and cherished by many for their peacefulness and tolerance.
MISA Zimbabwe urges the Zimbabwean authorities and the police to swiftly investigate the case involving the reported assault and abduction of Bustop TV comedian Samantha Kureya by unidentified armed men from her home in Harare’s high-density suburb of Mufakose.
NANGO Board Chairperson, Ronika Mumbire, chaired a meeting between Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) officials and NANGO members on 5 June 2019. The meeting deliberated on the PAYE and VAT calculations that were introduced through Public Notice 17 of 2019.
The government of Zimbabwe and the European Union (EU) launched the Zimbabwe Agricultural Growth Program Fund which is expected to boost the livestock sector, maximise smallholder farmers’ profits and improve competitiveness on domestic and international markets.
NANGO Board Chairperson, Ronika Mumbire, led a delegation that met the Governor of the Reserve Bank, Dr. J. P. Mangudya, on the 17th of July 2019. The objective of the engagement was to seek clarity on Statutory Instrument (SI) 142 of 2019 and the subsequent RBZ Directives.