Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Sekai Nzenza said they are investigating some Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) for funding and inciting the stay away which turned violent on Monday.
Implicated NGOs include Crisis Coalition, Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights and Abammeli Human Rights Network. Nzenza warned that Government will revoke licences for NGOs found guilty. Said Nzenza:
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Let me reiterate that NGOs must comply with the mandate they have agreed with my ministry and stop meddling in politics. We will look closely into allegations levelled against some of these NGOs and if any of them is found on the wrong side, we will not hesitate to revoke their licence.
In Zimbabwe, the name Non-Government Organisation (NGO) is generally used to refer to non-profit organizations. This includes Civil Society Organisations as well as other types of non-profits. Read More About Non-Governmental Organisation
Sekai Nzenza is the current Minister of Industry and Commerce in the Government of Zimbabwe. She is also a writer and an international development consultant specialising in NGO accountability, health, microenterprise and human rights. She was born in rural Zimbabwe and trained as a nurse... Read More About Sekai Nzenza