Category: Development

Women and girls are givers of life – they need protection and respect

By Byron Mutingwende   “In Shona they say “Musha Mukadzi” loosely translated to: The home is the woman. In Ibbo language they say “Nneka” meaning Mother...

PWDs calls for universal accessibility of tourism services

By Patricia Mashiri People with disabilities (PWDs) are calling for universal accessibility of tourism services as the minority group is usually left out in most tourism...

Urban local authorities urged to embrace climate change adaptation strategies

By Byron Mutingwende   The ministry of water resources development and climate has introduced the National Adaption Plan (NAP) process to urban authorities to...

Zimbabwe urged to prioritise poverty eradication

By Byron Mutingwende   A Cabinet minister has noted that Zimbabwe was on an economic growth trajectory from 2009 to 2017 but without much reduction in poverty...

Government embarks on reforms and initiatives to improve investment environment

By Byron Mutingwende   The Ministry of Macro-Economic Planning and Investment Promotion is spearheading various initiatives to promote investment in the country, it...

EcoCash signs up more banks, pushes for total integrated mobile financial services

By Byron Mutingwende Popular mobile money service, EcoCash, has integrated with MBCA Bank Limited, bringing to 11 the number of banks directly integrated with the mobile...

Women bear the brunt of extractive sector misgovernance

By Byron Mutingwende Watching the “Marange Voices” documentary on diamond mining in Manicaland Province in Zimbabwe, delegates attending the summer school on...

Towards the 16 Days of Gender-Based Violence

By Farai Chirimumimba From 25 November Zimbabwe will join the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day for elimination of Violence against Women, to 10...

Zimbabwe up-scales response to human trafficking

By Byron Mutingwende   The Anti-Trafficking Inter-Ministerial Committee (ATIMC) capacity building workshop held in Harare recently is a sign that Zimbabwe is...

African campaigners call for US to be kicked out of climate talks

By Mantoe Phakathi in Bonn for Climate Home News African campaigners called for US negotiators to be barred from climate talks under way in Bonn, Germany, at a press...