Category: Community

Chibvumani Ruins

Unravelling the legends, myths, and taboos of Chibvumani National Monument in Bikita

By Nimrod Ushe The Chibvumani National Monument is one of the dry-stone fortresses of the Munhumutapa Empire. It is believed that the Shona speaking people inhabited...

Stella Madzimbamuto: Rest In Power Forerunner of our Liberation Struggle

By Richard Mahomva Stella Madzimbamuto is no more. This warrior woman set the inaugural precedence to challenge the legality/illegitimacy of Smith’s UDI in a court...

Community Health Worker Lydia Ganda conducting community awareness activities in Boitekong township in Rustenburg. Photographer: Siyathuthuka Media

COVID-19: Women and girls face greater dangers during COVID-19 pandemic

INTERVIEW FROM SOUTH AFRICA: Providing safe abortion care during a national lockdown The COVID-19 pandemic is having potentially catastrophic secondary impacts on the...

Chair of CARICOM, the Honourable Mia Mottley

Caribbean countries get access to Africa Medical Supplies Platform for procurement of COVID-19 supplies

Member States of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have been given access to the Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP), a procurement system for supplies and equipment...

Ecobank Group working on ending malaria

Ecobank Group spearheads new private-sector initiative to end malaria

Zero Malaria Business Leadership Initiative supports global movement for malaria elimination in Africa Today, Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com) confirms its commitment to...

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation

Multilateral development banks and the World Trade Organization (WTO) supporting trade finance during the COVID-19 crisis

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, multilateral development banks have stepped up trade finance programs to support essential imports and key exports The...

Dr. Tapiwa Mashakada

‘We are ready to step up, involve us more’ – African youth tells the PAP

The Pan-African Parliament (PAP) held its first virtual public lecture on 30 June 2020 under the theme: “The Role of the African Youth in Achieving the Mandate of the...

Econet responds to Cyclone Idai emergency with $5 million
Dr. Kenny Mubaiwa, Chief Executive Officer of HigherLife Foundatiom

Masiyiwa donates 120 000 Test Kits and border laboratories to Zimbabwe

UK-based Econet founder and philanthropist Strive Masiyiwa, who also serves as AU Special Envoy for COVID-19, has donated 120 000 Test Kits to Zimbabwe, along with...

The Pause Campaign

MultiChoice Group Joins the UN as Official African Media Supporter for Global COVID-19 Campaign

The MultiChoice Group is proud to announce its latest initiative in the fight against COVID-19.  The group has supported a number of initiatives in the fight...

António Guterres, the Secretary-General of the United Nations

Global Wake-Up Call

By António Guterres From COVID-19 to climate disruption, from racial injustice to rising inequalities, we are a world in turmoil.    At the same time, we...