Category: Community

Sekuru Banda (left) hands over groceries and masks to Lucille Ayema (78) aka Mai Nigel who resides at house number 133rd Street in Mbare

Coronavirus lockdown: Sekuru Banda to the rescue of senior citizens

It is not easy to survive for the majority of people in Zimbabwe who live from hand to mouth in this highly informal market but prominent and wealthy traditional healer...

COVID-19 and food markets

COVID-19 an opportunity for decision-makers to know how African food markets function

By Charles Dhewa African countries are called less industrialized economies for genuine reasons. If the majority of people in a country depend on more than 80...

Zimbabwe Citizens Forum National Coordinator Cde Taurai Kandishaya

Zimbabwe Citizens Forum ready to assist USA in tackling coronavirus

By Anyway Yotamu Zimbabwe Citizens Forum National coordinator Cde Taurai Kandishaya said his organisation stands ready to help the American government with their...

Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mthuli Ncube, pledged to provide cash transfers to vulnerable households during the COVID-19 pandemic

ZADHR COVID-19 Monitoring and Advocacy Report: 30 March 2020

By Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights The Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) continues to monitor the coronavirus pandemic and...

ZMC says it has delayed accreditation of journalists for 2020

We delayed accreditation of journalists for 2020: ZMC

The Zimbabwe Media Commission (ZMC) has told stakeholders that it has not yet issued Accreditation Cards for journalists and other media practitioners for the year 2020....

By Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization

COVID-19 has exposed the fragility of our economies

By Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization   The human dimensions of the COVID-19 pandemic reach far beyond the critical health response. All...

Minister Moyo said the country had witnessed an influx of people passing through Beitbridge Border Post in the past week

Coronavirus: 13 000 Zimbabweans under monitoring and surveillance

By Anyway Yotamu and Tafadzwa Kufah The government is monitoring more than 13 000 Zimbabwean nationals who entered the country through Beitbridge Border Post after South...

More than 4.3 million people in Zimbabwe are acutely food insecure

Over 4.3 million people in Zimbabwe are acutely food insecure: IPC

More than 4.3 million people in Zimbabwe are acutely food insecure or classified in IPC Crisis or Emergency phases. That equates to 45% of the rural population in need...

EU's coronavirus economic recovery plan should take heed of its aim to fight climate change

EU to consider climate in coronavirus recovery plan

European Union leaders have agreed that the bloc’s coronavirus economic recovery plan should take heed of its aim to fight climate change. Following a six-hour video...

Dr. Tapiwa Mashakada

Coronavirus: African Continental Free Trade Area to suffer

By Dr. Tapiwa Mashakada The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is going to suffer a serious setback as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. When it’s...