Category: Education

Elmond Bandauko, a local governance expert

Why do we need vibrant public spaces in our cities?

By Elmond Bandauko (“Our impressions of a city are formed mainly by the quality of public spaces. If they are not pleasant and preserved, or if they transmit a sense...

Selling agricultural produce in the streets

The character-building role of African ‘informal’ economies

By Charles Dhewa People who co-exist with Kombi drivers in Zimbabwe, Matatu drivers in Nairobi’s traffic jammed roads, boda-boda motorcyclists in Kampala and similar...

The Harare Agricultural Show is running from Monday 27 August to Saturday, 1 September, 2018

MSF offers SRHR at Harare Agricultural Show

During the Harare Agricultural Show (Monday 27 August to Saturday, 1 September, 2018) Medecins Sans Frontieres/ Doctors Without Borders (MSF) will be providing free...

Harare Institute of Technology students rewarded by Zimnat

Zimnat rewards students who participated in hackathon

Zimnat, one of the country’s leading insurance groups, yesterday rewarded students from the Harare Institute of Technology who took part in a hackathon that the...

A student at Africare Trust School

Aftercare Trust School: home of remedial education for children

Strategically located in Harare Central, the Aftercare Trust School is the home for children in need of remedial education and boasts as one of the most elite...

Workers in a bakery

Nudging universities in developing countries to harness community based inquiry

By Charles Dhewa Contrary to prevailing formal approaches, knowledge sharing in most rural African communities is embedded in the way people work. For instance,...

Zebras at Mbizi Game Park mesmerised Good Care pre-schools pupils

Good Care Pre-school prepares pupils for tourism

By Byron Mutingwende   Learning involves discovering the world around us and one such way is through the tourism programme that the Good Care Pre-school is offering...

Elmond Bandauko, an expert in local governance issues

Exploring Innovations in Local Economic Development (LED)

Reflections from the Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) programme in the Town of Swift Current, Saskatchewan (Canada) By Elmond Bandauko One of the projects we were...

Elmond Bandauko, an expert in local governance issues

Demystifying council-staff relations in local government

By Elmond Bandauko Discussions of local government are usually about the activities of the mayor and councillors. After all, elected officials make the important policy...

Elmond Bandauko, an expert in local governance issues

Understanding key competencies for improving local governance

A transition briefing for Zimbabwe’s newly elected local councillors By Elmond Bandauko During the 2018 election period, there was limited attention on what the...