Rights commission probes Harare city

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) is investigating whether or not Harare City Council’s poor service delivery caused gross violations of residents’ rights, resulting in a typhoid outbreak which claimed two lives and left 150 people hospitalised.

The City of Harare has been under MDC-T-led councils since the turn of the millennium and the indifference of the city fathers has manifested in unplanned settlements, deteriorating service delivery and the kombi and vendor menace, all of which have been touted as ticking time bombs by urban planners.

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