Tag: UN

Zim’s human rights record under UN gaze

Zim’s human rights record under UN gaze

The Zimbabwe government is reluctant to take effective steps to address legislation which excessively violates human rights, a coalition of 21 civil society groups has told the United Nations (UN). This comes after the Geneva-based United Nations Human Rights Council has started its Universal Periodic Review (UPR), scrutinising the human […]

Ignore Mugabe UN pull-out threat

Ignore Mugabe UN pull-out threat

OPPOSITION MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has urged United Nations (UN) secretary-general Ban Ki Moon to ignore President Robert Mugabe’s recent threat to mobilise African Union (AU) members to pull out of the world body. Tsvangirai, in a belated response to Mugabe’s threat at the AU summit earlier this month, last […]

UN urges govt to engage international partners

UN urges govt to engage international partners

A UNITED NATIONS (UN) senior official has urged government to exercise fiscal discipline and continue in its engagement with international partners. This comes as the UN World Economic Situation and Prospects Report showed that Southern African region’s growth was expected to increase by 3% in 2016 from last year’s 2, […]

Mnangagwa: We choose who monitors our polls

Mnangagwa: We choose who monitors our polls

Zimbabwe is a sovereign country and chooses countries and institutions it desires to monitor its electoral processes, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa said yesterday. In an interview, VP Mnangagwa, who oversees the Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs ministry also asserted that any institution willing to assist Zimbabwe on elections would do […]