Govt Suspends Masvingo NGO

Government has suspended a non governmental organisation (NGO).

The NGO allegedly encouraged people to stage public protests in January over the high cost of living following President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s announcement of fuel prices of up to 150 percent. Masvingo district administrator Ray Hove suspended with immediate effect Community Tolerance and Reconciliation Development Trust, a youth organization that promotes democracy, development and human rights issues. Masvingo district administrator Ray Hove suspended with immediate effect Community Tolerance and Reconciliation Development Trust, a youth organization that promotes democracy, development and human rights issues. Hove declined to provide details leading to the suspension of NGO when contacted by VOA Zimbabwe Service.

Community Tolerance and Reconciliation Development Trust programs manager Zivanai Muzorodzi dismissed claims that the organization encouraged people to revolt against the government, adding that they are properly registered in Zimbabwe.

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Masvingo is one of Zimbabwe's smaller cities which is located on south eastern part of Zimbabwe. It is the capital of the Masvingo Province. The city is known mostly for it's proximity to the Great Zimbabwe Ruins, an ancient city located about 28 kilometers away.... Read More About Masvingo

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