Rashid Mahiya – 263Chat https://www.263chat.com Zimbabwean media organisation focused on encouraging & participating in progressive national dialogue Fri, 10 Jan 2020 07:19:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://www.263chat.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/263-Chat-Website-Logo-01-3-01-100x100.png Rashid Mahiya – 263Chat https://www.263chat.com 32 32 ‘MaShurugwi Will Cause Violence In 2023 Elections’ https://www.263chat.com/mashurugwi-will-cause-violence-in-2023-elections/ https://www.263chat.com/mashurugwi-will-cause-violence-in-2023-elections/#respond Fri, 10 Jan 2020 07:19:47 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=58995

The country is currently struggling to contain machete gangs, operating under the moniker, Mashurugwi, who are running riot in small scale mines across the country and the blame has largely been pushed towards government’s impunity as the criminals are alleged to be connected to powerful political offices.

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‘Ban Blood Gold Machete Gangs’ https://www.263chat.com/ban-blood-gold-from-machete-wielding-mine-gangs/ https://www.263chat.com/ban-blood-gold-from-machete-wielding-mine-gangs/#respond Thu, 09 Jan 2020 08:28:26 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=58948 www.263chat.com

Heal Zimbabwe Trust Director Rashid Mahiya has proposed a ban on the trading of gold from illegal and menacing machete-wielding gangs  saying it creates wrong perception about the country’s extractive sector. The gangs, popularly known as Mashurugwi have been on a killing and violent crimes spree using machetes,  axes, knobkerries and knives across the country […]

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Mathema’s Intelligence Expose, Fake: MDC https://www.263chat.com/mathemas-intelligence-expose-fake-mdc/ Tue, 30 Apr 2019 13:29:02 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=47828

The opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has described Home Affairs Minister Cain Mathema’s claims he made yesterday to the effect that his ministry has through the intelligence learnt of the planned agenda to unseat the government by the civil society organizations working in cahoots with unnamed foreign nationals as fake.

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Crisis Coalition Boss Mahiya Denied Bail https://www.263chat.com/crisis-coalition-boss-mahiya-denied-bail/ Tue, 26 Feb 2019 10:52:09 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=44761

Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) Chairperson Rashid Mahiya who was arrested yesterday in connection with shutdown protests was denied bail and remanded in custody to the 12th of March by Harare magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa. Magistrate Mugwagwa advised Mahiya to approach the High court for bail considerations. Mahiya who is being charged of allegedly subverting a […]

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Uphold Constitution, Stop Targeted Arrests, US Tells ED https://www.263chat.com/uphold-constitution-stop-targeted-arrests-us-tells-ed/ Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:58:38 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=44748

The United States government has condemned the targeted arrests of civil society leaders saying it damages Zimbabwe’s reputation and the economic future. In a Twitter post this morning, US Embassy in Harare urged government to uphold its constitution and foster an environment where every citizen can contribute to national progress. Harassment and targeted arrests of […]

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‘Nhimbe’ Strategy Promotes Social Cohesion https://www.263chat.com/traditional-practices-uses-lobby-social-cohesion/ Fri, 10 Mar 2017 09:11:01 +0000 http://www.263chat.com/?p=16037

In a major shift from old mobilization methods that have not worked to prevent politically motivated violence in communities, civic organizations have retraced and embraced traditional practices of enforcing and sustaining social cohesion as the country moves towards watershed elections in 2018. Heal Zimbabwe Trust, one of the organisations working towards peaceful co-existence and social […]

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