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5 WOZA members remain in custody in Harare – trial of Williams and Mahlangu postponed to 5 March


The four women and one man arrested in Harare yesterday remain in custody at Harare Central Police Station. The docket has been handed over to the Law and Order department. Although the boss has confirmed receiving the docket, he has not yet assigned an investigating officer. Human rights lawyer, Alec Muchedahama attended this morning and […]

WOZA deliver petition to Minister of Education – 5 arrested, many beaten


Update – 6pm Five members, four women and one man, will spend the night in Harare Central Police Station tonight following their arrest this morning whilst trying to hand in a petition to the Minister of Education. Lawyers from Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights have not been allowed access to their clients so the details […]

The State of Education in Zimbabwe – a shattered dream


For several weeks, WOZA members have expressed their deep concern about the failure of government schools to open. This follows on from distress about the quality of education that their children received in 2008. In the first 20 years of Independence, Zimbabwe’s education system and schools were the envy of Africa. In 2009, we do […]