Gregory Simpkins of the U.S House Subcommittee on Africa, Health, Human Rights and International Relations, said there have been some changes since 2001.
'There was partisan application of the rule of law by security forces and the judiciary; and restrictions on civil liberties continue, amid many other human rights problems.'
Highlanders strongly protested against being denied a goal in a tension-filled Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Rufaro Stadium on Sunday.
The Harare City Council announced last week it would seek help from the police to remove the vendors.
According to statistics in Zimbabwe, cardiovascular disease like heart attack and stokes account for 9% of deaths from NCDs, while 10% of deaths were result of cancer illnesses.
President Robert Mugabe is quoted by the state-controlled Sunday Mail newspaper as cautioning party supporters against discussing his succession.
Highlanders supporters, who were in the stadium, believe that the referee Norman Matemera robbed them of a share of the points.
'Leaders like President Robert Mugabe are responsible for xenophobic attacks that recently left seven people dead in South Africa'
Former Shabanie mine worker, Alois Zhou, told VOA Studio 7 the families being evicted are paving the way for lecturers from the Midlands State University.
'The truth is like I said before and I would say it now, I never posed for anyone nude. If there is a picture of me out there them I am the victim.'
Maphenduka says the main purpose of his book is to show that a distinct Ndebele kingdom, established by King Mzilikazi, with all the attributes of a nation, was in existence.
Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission chairman, Elasto Mugwadi, said while the constitution prohibits torture there was no statute to that effect.