Wedza Residents Development Initiative Trust (WERDIT) in partnership with the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights recently held a mobile legal clinic in Wedza. The event saw the villagers interacting with lawyers and receiving legal counsel on various matters.
By Archlove Tanyanyiwa
Women in resettlement areas along Concession in Mazowe, Mashonaland Central have lamented lack of proper health facilities such as clinics as they are forced to toil miles to the nearest health centre, a situation that has resulted in most pregnant women in the area giving birth on their way or risk losing their children due to lack of medical attention.
Alfred Ncube, the Gwanda man who had lost his house.
A Gwanda man last week Thursday went a happy man after he was finally given back his house that was taken long back by the Gwanda Municipality. Alfred Ncube, (76) of ward seven (7) had been involved in a long a battle with the Gwanda Municipality over ownership of his house, which was taken away from him soon after the death of his wife. The wife was a council worker.
Platform for Youth Development, a community based organisation working in most parts of rural Chipinge last week held a training and counseling workshop aimed at eradicating harmful cultural practices perpetuating discrimination of girls and women in the district.
Community Based Organisations in Gwanda have teamed up with the taxi drivers to petition the Town Clerk and Mayor over poor service delivery particularly its failure to service the roads which are now littered with potholes with some declared unserviceable and non-trafficable.