Statement on International Day for Universal Access to Information

This year’s International Day for Universal Access to Information marked annually on 28 September comes at a time when Zimbabwe’s public institutions are still far from fulfilling their roles as holders of information that should be released upon request and in the public interest.

Update on media debates in parliament

The National Assembly met on 21 March, and Members of Parliament had the opportunity to direct thematic questions to the Cabinet Ministers who were in attendance. A number of questions were directed to the Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services, Ambassador S.K. Moyo (hereinafter “the Minister”). These deliberations are naturally of interest to the […]

Residents fume over purchase of obsolete equipment

MUTARE residents have rapped the city fathers for shelling out over $200 000 on obsolete earthmoving equipment acquired from the now-defunct diamond mining firms in Manicaland province in contravention of an earlier council resolution to buy new equipment. United Mutare Residents’ Trust programmes officer Edson Dube yesterday described the move as a show of disrespect […]

ZYWNP speaks on its Access to Information campaign initiative in Mutoko

The Zimbabwe Young Women’s Network For Peace Building (ZYWNP) has been running an Access to information intervention in Mutoko for the past year where they have been requesting authorities for information regarding Government’s position around the construction of schools and resource mobilization for education facilities. The initiative was also an opportunity for ZYWNP to provide a platform […]