PVOs Bill hearings must be redone

This is the same line that was picked by the suspected Zanu PF youths who disrupted the hearings as they shouted that the amendments would “curb terrorism”.
By Newsday May. 29, 2024

PVO Bill: An unnecessary evil in a drought year

Communities are painfully watching crops wilt, while cattle desperately graze on disappearing grass.
By Gary Gerald Mtombeni Apr. 7, 2024

Swedish embassy dismisses claims over LRF

Speculation about the pull out came after the LRF announced on-going operational adjustments due to budget constraints.
By Desmond Chingarande Apr. 1, 2024

‘NGOs not enemies of the state’

When the 10th Parliament was opened after the 2023 general elections, boom, the PVO Bill was back on the legislative agenda.
By Tawanda Majoni Mar. 22, 2024

Govt renews attack on NGOs

Social Welfare minister July Moyo lashed out at the NGOs while presenting a paper at the Zimbabwe National Defence University last week.
By Priviledge Gumbodete Mar. 20, 2024

Letters: Govt must correct electoral malpractices

Zec should comprehensively audit the voters rolls, proactively disclose all information on voter registration and provide stakeholders with meaningful and timely access to the final voters rolls.
By Amh Voices Dec. 4, 2023

9th Parliament’s unfinished business

THE President (Emmerson Mnangagwa) began by specifically naming the following five Bills from the Ninth Parliament as still needing to be passed:
By Veritas Oct. 17, 2023

Village Rhapsody: Why Zanu PF must revisit its stance on civil society

It is also inconsistent with Zanu PF's own stated commitment to democracy and human rights.
By Evans Mathanda Oct. 8, 2023

Editorial Comment: Scrap obnoxious NGO bill

The PVO Amendment Bill was passed by the then Zanu PF dominated Parliament early this year despite warnings from United Nations experts that it violated the right to freedom of association.
By The Standard Sep. 24, 2023