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Some of the community members who attended the dialogue meeting

Oil exploration companies fuelling conflicts in Muzarabani North

Community members who are part of Heal Zimbabwe’s Community Peace Clubs (CPCs) have noted that oil companies that are exploring oil and gas are fueling conflicts in Muzarabani North. This came our during a CPC reflection meeting conducted by communities working with Heal Zimbabwe in Muzarabani North on 27 September 2021.

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Masvingo Violence exposes insincerity by political parties on the need for peaceful 2023 elections.

Heal Zimbabwe condemns in the strongest terms political violence that took place  in Masvingo Province as MDC Alliance President, Nelson Chamisa was on his way to meet community leaders in Charumbira on 11 October 2020.An estimated number of about 200 ZANU PF members barricaded the road, stoned cars and assaulted MDC Alliance members. Later in the day, riot police fired tear gas canisters at a private residence in Masvingo urban where MDC Alliance leader, Nelson Chamisa was addressing a meeting.

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A culture of impunity in Zimbabwe fuels political violence

Political parties including ZANU PF and MDC-Alliance have accepted that Zimbabwe’s legacy of violence and the entrenched culture of impunity are the primary causes of continued political and electoral violence. During a Peace and Social Cohesion Dialogue Series conducted by Heal Zimbabwe in partnership with Zimbabwe Television Network (ZTN) on 21 October 2021 there was concurrence among participants on the need to end politically motivated violence. Participants at the dialogue included ZANU PF Secretary for Legal Affairs, Paul Mangwana, Labour, Economists and African Democrats (LEAD) President, Linda Masarira, MDC Alliance Deputy National Chairperson, Job Sikhala and Kwanele Hlabangana from the Political Actors Dialogue (POLAD).

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Some of the community members who attended the dialogue meeting

Communities call for responsive institutions ahead of the 2023 Elections

Community Peace Clubs established by communities working with Heal Zimbabwe in Mazowe and Muzarabani have highlighted the need for responsive institutions ahead of the 2023 plebiscite. This came out during…

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Peace and Social Cohesion Dialogue series: Celebrating Heroes Day: A National Building Process

Heal Zimbabwe Board Member; Bishop Ancellimo Magaya has underscored the need for heroes’ day celebrations to be an opportunity for the country to reflect on the gains of independence which brought with it key fundamental human rights such as freedom of expression. This came out during a Social Cohesion Dialogue series organised by Heal Zimbabwe to commemorate Heroes Day on 12 August 2021.

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“Patriarchy limits women participation in democratic processes” Women who are part of a Women Safe Space for Reconciliation (WSSR) established by a community working with Heal Zimbabwe from Zaka have…

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