Category: Community

The people's man, Mr Bishow Parajuli talking to smallholder rural women farmers in a maize field

Bishow Parajuli – a man committed to development and equality for all

By Byron Mutingwende   I write this piece to acknowledge one of those unsung heroes in the diplomatic, humanitarian and development field in Zimbabwe. I must hasten...

The City of Harare has been accused of neglecting service delivery

Impediments To Good Service Delivery

By Dumisani O. Nkomo Provision of basic services is the primary function of local authorities but tragically most local authorities have failed to deliver on their...

From left to right: Bishow Parajuli (UN Zimbabwe Resident Coordinator), Sithembiso Nyoni (Women Affairs Minister) and Philippe Van Damme (EU Ambassador to Zimbabwe)

The Spotlight Initiative: Eliminating Violence and Harmful Practices Against Women and Girls

Joint op-ed by UN Women, UNFPA and UNDP The numbers are shocking: at least one in three women on the planet has suffered physical or sexual violence, usually at the...

David Parirenyatwa, the minister of health and Child Care officially launches USAID $25 Million family health programme in Harare

US $25 Million project to improve family health in Zimbabwe

By Byron Mutingwende   The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched the five-year $25 million Mhuri/Imuli Project that will provide...

Archbishop Johanes Ndanga (in purple gown) officiates at couples rededication ceremony in Harare

FFWPU rededicates 4000 couples in marriage

By Byron Mutingwende   In a bid to strengthen and honour the institution of marriage, the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU) Zimbabwe Chapter...

ZEC issued a statement against coercion of voters by traditional leaders in the past

Outcry over partisan village heads in Murehwa

By ZimRights VILLAGE heads in Murehwa North constituency, Mashonaland East, continue to manipulate social welfare programs such as food aid meant for the vulnerable to...

MSF is urging European Member States to facilitate the immediate disembarkation of 629 people rescued over the weekend in Mediterranean and now aboard Aquarius

MSF: Disembarkation of 629 people on board the Aquarius cannot be delayed further

By MSF Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is urging European Member States to facilitate the immediate disembarkation of 629 people rescued over the weekend in Mediterranean...

Delegates at Zimnat Trade Credit Insurance Conference in Harare

Trade credit risks discussed at Zimnat conference

The majority of trade transactions across the world are conducted on open account terms, supported by a purchase order and invoice with mutually agreed payment terms as...

Call for 25% women's quota gathers momentum

Making a case for 25 % Young women’s Quota in Zimbabwe

By Institute for Young Women Development We write with a heavy heart in such devastating times being witnessed in the country. Recent and ongoing developments in our...

Friendship benches a useful tool in addressing mental health challenges

Artists, journalists have important role in mental wellness

By Byron Mutingwende   “When I was involved in an accident, music helped me find myself because I was depressed for long. I had changed as far as I was concerned....