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WOZA warn Chombo - vendors are not moving

24 June 2015 | 4799 Views
THE militant Women of Zimbabwe Arise (Woza) outfit has instructed Bulawayo mayor Martin Moyo to inform Local government minister Ignatius Chombo that vendors will not vacate their illegal vending site...
by Thobekile Zhou

Police disturb WOZA 'love day'

17 February 2015 | 2183 Views
Bulawayo members of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) selected Friday 13th February 2015 to conduct their 13th Valentine's Day procession.At 245pm, two processions began, one in 9th Avenue and on...
by Staff reporter

ConCourt reserves Woza judgement

02 October 2014 | 1392 Views
ConCourt full bench yesterday reserved judgement in a case in which Women of Zimbabwe Arise members are arguing that their rights were trampled upon when they were arrested while marching in the s...
by Staff Reporter

ZAWU ON WOZA: In defence of Human Dignity and our civilisation

13 June 2014 | 2467 Views
On the 5th June 2014 Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) won a landslide victory against the Co-Home Affairs Ministers, Attorney General and the Police Commissioner-General for violating their Constitu...
by Susan Ndlovu

MP turns offices into brothel

16 March 2014 | 3666 Views
MDC-T MP for Mpopoma-Pelandaba, Bekithemba Nyathi, was in the eye of a storm on Friday after flyers denouncing him for allegedly turning the constituency office into a brothel were strewn all ove...
by Staff reporter

Police break up WOZA protest

14 February 2014 | 3413 Views
Zimbabwean police on Thursday broke up an anti-government protest staged by members of the Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA)  demanding an end to the looting of the country's resources and corrupt...
by Staff reporter

Woza activists demonstrate at Parly

03 December 2013 | 1873 Views
More than 100 Women of Zimbabwe Arise (Woza) activists yesterday briefly demonstrated at Parliament Building in Harare to protest against society's negative perception of women and the systemic viole...
by Staff reporter

WOZA demonstrators arrested

30 November 2013 | 2082 Views
ABOUT forty Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) members were arrested Friday morning following a peaceful demonstration in commemoration of Women Human Rights Defenders Day at Mhlanhlandlela government...
by Staff reporter

Woza leaders arrested for the second time in 2 days

20 September 2013 | 3559 Views
Leaders of the Women of Zimbabwe Arise (Woza) were Friday arrested for the second time in two days after demonstrating a peaceful march in Bulawayo.This follows another peaceful demonstration...
by Staff reporter

WOZA leaders arrested in Harare

19 September 2013 | 3631 Views
Leaders of the militant group Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) have been arrested in Harare where they were marching to Parliament building to deliver a list of demands to the Clerk of Parliament....
by Staff reporter

WOZA leader nabbed over bogus MDC-T flier

09 August 2013 | 3232 Views
One of the leaders of the pressure group Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) was arrested this week, in the fallout of a hate speech filled flier that led to an angry backlash by some MDC-T members....
by Alex Bell

500 Woza women invade police station

15 February 2013 | 4501 Views
Nearly 500 women of Zimbabwe Arise members yesterday invaded Bulawayo Central Police Station denouncing police brutality. The demonstration was prompted by police stance on Wednesday, when the...
by Staff reporter

Police disrupt Woza's 'love march'

14 February 2013 | 3752 Views
Police in riot gear yesterday tear-gassed a group of women protestors performing a ceremonial "love march" in Harare.Women of Zimbabwe Arise (Woza) members were in for a shock as their "love m...
by Staff reporter

Woza leaders released without charge

14 September 2012 | 2463 Views
Coordinators Jenni Williams and Magodonga Mahlangu, from the pressure group Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA), were released without charge by police in Bulawayo late on Wednesday.The two had bee...
by Staff reporter

9 Woza activists released on $50 bail each

06 July 2012 | 1599 Views
The nine Women of Zimbabwe Arise (Woza) activists arrested early this week on charges of splashing graffiti messages on roads in Bulawayo's western suburbs, have been released on $50 bail each....
by Staff Reporter

MDC-T supports Woza's call for Chihuri to resign

05 July 2012 | 2127 Views
The Movement for Democratic Change led by Morgan Tsvangirai said it is concerned by the continued arrests and ill-treatment of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (Woza) members by the police.Since the b...
by Nare Msupatsila

Woza activists languish in cells on allegation of splashing graffiti

05 July 2012 | 2130 Views
The nine Women of Zimbabwe Arise (Woza) activists arrested on Monday for allegedly splashing graffiti material on roads in Bulawayo's western suburbs were still detained in police cells yesterday....
by Staff Reporter

Woza protesters released without charge

29 June 2012 | 1363 Views
The Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) pressure group have reported that 101 members arrested during peaceful protests on Wednesday were released without charge by Bulawayo police later the same evening. ...
by Staff reporter

Over 100 Woza members arrested

28 June 2012 | 1673 Views
The police in Bulawayo arrested over 100 members of the Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) pressure group, as they conducted a sit-in protest on Wednesday calling for the immediate release of a draft Cons...
by Staff reporter

Woza members storm Parliament Building demanding devolution of power

26 June 2012 | 2799 Views
More than 500 members of the militant Women and Men of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) on Monday afternoon marched on Parliament in central Harare demanding the speedy completion of a draft constitution and w...
by Staff reporter

7 arrested after WOZA members conduct Die-in protests

19 June 2012 | 2431 Views
MEMBERS numbering 500 of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) at 10 am Tuesday 19 June 2012 conducted 3 protest actions called a Die-in. The activists handed out flyers calling for the release of the draf...
by Staff reporter

Breaking News: WOZA activists in rare demonstration in BYO

19 June 2012 | 3466 Views
A group of Women for Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) female activists are currently laying on the tarmac in Bulawayo along fourth and main street demonstration over devolution....
by Monica Dlamini

WOZA embarks on a massive protest in Bulawayo

03 June 2012 | 2269 Views
On Saturday WOZA embarked on massive protests in Bulawayo by staging simultaneous group sit-in protests blocking main roads leading into the city centre, but armed police officers and some in plain c...
by Staff reporter

WOZA leader wins Amnesty International award

05 April 2012 | 1628 Views
The 2012 Ginetta Sagan Amnesty International USA award has been given to WOZA founder and national coordinator Jenni Williams.Williams becomes the second Zimbabwean woman to receive the award ...
by Staff reporter

Woza leader 'Jenni Williams' released from custody

16 March 2012 | 1765 Views
The co-leader of pressure group Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA), Jenni Williams, was  this week after she was detained following a 'shock' decision by a magistrate.Williams and her WO...
by Staff reporter

Jenni Williams arrested after Woza members march through Bulawayo

07 February 2012 | 1340 Views
Women and Men of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) leader Jennifer Williams was on Today arrested at the Joint Operations, Monitoring and Implementation Committee (JOMIC) offices in Bulawayo.She was arres...
by Staff reporter

WOZA kidnap case must continue - magistrate

19 January 2012 | 1327 Views
A magistrate in Bulawayo ruled on Monday that activists Jenni Williams and Magodonga Mahlangu will have to defend themselves against kidnap and theft charges, even though the key witnesses denied the...
by Staff reporter

Sexed Tsvangirai: The day WOZA could not arise!

10 December 2011 | 1593 Views
What has the American ambassador to do with a Zimbabwean Prime Minister who gets deserved societal flak for promiscuous misbehavior? Which part of the Geneva Convention, or of our bilateral  agre...
by Nathaniel Manheru

WOZA, MOZA activists launch anti-harassment campaign

12 November 2011 | 1594 Views
Zimbabwean pressure group, Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) has launched a campaign to garner the sympathy of human rights fighters to write to The Deputy Commissioner General (Crime), Innocent Matibir...
by Staff reporter

MDC women calls for urgent release of Woza ladies

30 September 2011 | 1274 Views
The MDC Women's Assembly calls for the immediate release of Jenni Williams and Magodonga Mahlangu of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (Woza) who were arrested last week over charges of "theft and kidnapping"....
by Moyo Roy

Woza seeks closure of Harare Central Police Station

26 September 2011 | 1599 Views
The Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) want a Zimbabwe court to order responsible authorities to ensure that the police holding cells at Harare Central Police Station have clean and salubrious flushing to...
by Staff reporter

Woza drops a coffin and red cards at Zesa, 20 arrested

22 August 2011 | 1764 Views
Twenty members of WOZA were been arrested in Bulawayo around noon on 22 August 2011. These arrests followed protests to the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Company over poor service. Five hundred members,...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe police must vacate WOZA premises immediately: High Court

22 June 2011 | 1273 Views
A Bulawayo High Court Judge Justice Nicolas Mathonis in his ruling restored full possession and occupation of the house to the militant, Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) and directed the police to imm...
by Court correspondent

Woza take Zimbabwe police to court

17 June 2011 | 1276 Views
Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) has filed an urgent chamber application in the High Court seeking to evict some police officers who have been occupying one of their offices in Bulawayo since last week ...
by Ndou Paul

Woza demonstration against Zesa disrupted

06 June 2011 | 1267 Views
Baton-wielding Zimbabwe riot police waged a brutal crackdown Tuesday on Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) demonstrators in Bulawayo, with witnesses saying dozens of people were injured.Bulawayo r...
by Khabo Mnkandla

Byo: Valentines Day protests 1,800 women and men took part

12 February 2011 | 1405 Views
Press statement - Women and Men of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA)AT 10am, five simultaneous protests began in different locations in downtown Bulawayo. One thousand eight hundred women and men, members...
by Byo24NEWS

Bohlingers presents Woza 2011 gig

30 December 2010 | 1550 Views
Bulawayo will on Friday night get a golden opportunity to wrap up the year in style with the "Bohlingers Woza 2011 Gig" at Queens Sports Grounds that will feature top DJs, musicians and actors ...
by Byo24

Zimbabwe Civic Group Marches to Promote Its Views on Constitutional Reform

29 November 2010 | 1156 Views
WOZA Coordinator Jenni Williams said the group came out with a paper on the new constitution because many Zimbabweans were afraid to express their views during a tur...
by byo24 news

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