Category: Development

Government involvement in REDD+ music to the ears

By Byron Mutingwende The involvement of the government in reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries (REDD+) will complement...

Informal sector rise, unemployment harmful to the economy: Yu

By Byron Mutingwende The growing rate informalistion of jobs and unemployment has a negative impact on the economy, a senior United Nations official has said. Speaking...

SMEs susceptible to corruption: TIZ

By Byron Mutingwende Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) are susceptible to corruption due to the fact that the majority of them are informal traders who are not fully...

By Byron Mutingwende Zimbabwean civil society organisations (CSOs) have called for transparency and accountability in public finance management. This emerged at a...

Government appointments should be transparent: TIZ

The appointment of Simba Chikore as the Chief Operations Officer at Air Zimbabwe has brought to the fore the need for transparency when recruiting for the government or...

Entrusted people abusing girl children: ZRP

By Byron Mutingwende The Zimbabwe Republic Police has noted with concern the trend whereby some people entrusted to look after children, especially girls, end up abusing...

The Kilimanjaro Initiative: Women claim right to land, natural resources

By Byron Mutingwende Zimbabwean women have embraced the Kilimanjaro initiative which aims to enhance the recognition of rural women as leaders and agents of change in...

Addressing corruption stimulates development

By Byron Mutingwende Corruption is one of the biggest barriers to development hence the vice calls for a holistic approach by stakeholders in addressing it. This emerged...

Journalist produces documentary on Child Marriage

By Byron Mutingwende Harare-based journalist, Farai Gwenhure has produced a documentary that highlights the folly of child marriage, which is still rampant despite the...

Media under siege: VMCZ

By Byron Mutingwende   The Voluntary Media Council (VMCZ) has lamented an upsurge in the harassment of media personnel in the country, mostly perpetrated by...