Category: Development

Silvanos Mudzvova, actor and human rights activist

Bar Emmerson Mnangagwa from Switzerland: Silvanos Mudzvova

Switzerland should bar President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his delegation from entering their country, actor and human rights activist Silvanos Mugova has said. The...

Protesters burned tyres, used rocks to barricade roads, and blocked buses from taking passengers to work.

UN concerned by human rights violations in Zimbabwe

The United Nations Human Rights Office of the Commissioner has said it is deeply troubled by the socio-economic crisis that is unfolding in Zimbabwe and the repression...

Leveraging technology like drones could help farmers boost their incomes by up to 60 per cent

Digitisation is ‘underplayed in the African agricultural transformation agenda’

The potential for new technology to support African smallholders receives insufficient attention, says director of the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural...

Protestors blocking roads in Harare

Spotlight on Zimbabwe’s stay-away and protests over deterioration of economy

Soldiers were deployed to residential suburbs across towns and cities as the stay away called for by the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions starting Monday 14 January...

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João Lourenço, President of Angola

Angola: The grace period is over for João Lourenço

Angola’s economic troubles began in 2014 when global crude oil prices dipped and severely hampered the government’s ability to generate revenue João Lourenço has...

NANGO bemoans deteriorating social, political and economic situation

NANGO calls for level heads as socio-economic situation deteriorates

By NANGO The National Association of Non Governmental Organisations (NANGO), the official umbrella body of NGOs operating in Zimbabwe, notes with great concern the...

Farming influences community development

How can the predatory nature of development efforts be tamed?

By Charles Dhewa Many rural communities in low income countries are fed up with the predatory nature of external development initiatives. According to the WordWeb...

On Monday 19 January 2019, ZLHR deployed lawyers to offer emergency legal support services to 12 people who were arrested by Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) officers in Harare following protests held over the country’s worsening economic crisis

Busy week for ZLHR as disturbances rock country

Thanks to the intervention by the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR), the Harare Magistrates’ Court on Monday 14 January 2019 set free a pro-democracy...

Tafadzwa Goliati, President of Passenger Association of Zimbabwe

Safety of Passengers at Risk: PAZ

By Tendai Guvamombe The Passenger Association of Zimbabwe (PAZ) has bemoaned the fact that economy is slowly rattling towards a complete shutdown and negatively...

Construction of a house near a river in the Grange

Wetlands Shoddy Deals Expose Authorities’ Complicity

By Tendai Guvamombe The constant rise in the fight against invasion of wetlands in Harare has exposed shoddy deals orchestrated by relevant authorities amid calls for...