Chapters: Operation Murambatsvina, National Youth Service, Operation Dzikisai Madhishi, N'anga, Operation Mavhoterapapi, Ministry of Women's Affairs, Gender and Community Development, Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, Ministry of Health and Child Welfare, Ministry of Youth Development, Indigenisation and Empowerment, Public Holidays in ...
Chapters: Operation Murambatsvina, National Youth Service, Operation Dzikisai Madhishi, N'anga, Operation Mavhoterapapi, Ministry of Women's Affairs, Gender and Community Development, Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, Ministry of Health and Child Welfare, Ministry of Youth Development, Indigenisation and Empowerment, Public Holidays in Zimbabwe, Polygamy in Zimbabwe, Ironwill Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 43. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Operation Murambatsvina (English: or ), also officially known as Operation Restore Order, is a large scale Zimbabwean government campaign to forcibly clear slum areas across the country. The campaign started in 2005 and according to United Nations estimates has affected at least 2.4 million people. Robert Mugabe and other government officials characterize the operation as a crackdown against illegal housing and commercial activities, and as an effort to reduce the risk of the spread of infectious disease in these areas. However, the campaign has met with harsh condemnation from Zimbabwean opposition parties, church groups, non-governmental organizations, and the wider international community. The United Nations has described the campaign as an effort to drive out and make homeless large sections of the urban and rural poor, who comprise much of the internal opposition to the Mugabe administration. The word was initially used to refer to a communal village worker by the Shona who lived in "reserves." These people were employed by the ministry of health to improve levels of sanitation in these areas, to communicate health information etc. Police Inspector John Tupiri of Operations Manicaland decided on the name "Murambatsvina." The Zimbabwean police were ruthless in executing their duties with the result that they were dreaded ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=206222
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