Category: Development

Chiefs are the custodians of traditional courts

Justice in traditional courts put on hold

By Habakkuk Trust The Covid-19 pandemic has placed the justice system in limbo as traditional courts remain closed in response to the global pandemic. Traditional...

A typical African informal market

Reimagining a new socio-economic fabric for African informal economies

By Charles Dhewa Lockdowns as a major method for containing COVID-19 has undoubtedly destroyed social fabrics that sustain most low-income economies. While governments...

Members of the Waddilove High School Ordinary Level Class of 1992 distribute food hampers to the elderly at Tariro Clinic and Youth Centre in Hopley

COVID-19: Waddilove Class of 1992, ZiCHIRe rescue Hopley’s underprivileged

The Waddilove High School Ordinary Level Class of 1992 joined hands with the Zimbabwe Community Health Intervention Research (ZiCHIRe) to come to the rescue of the...

African Development Bank

The “High 5s”: A strategic vision and results that are transforming Africa

For the past ten years, Africa has recorded some of the world’s strongest rates of economic growth. At the same time, many African economies continue to function at...

COVID-19 conspiracy theories debunked

Debunking COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories

By Bertalan Meskó, MD, PhD One person in Wuhan eats an uncooked bat, and your local Walmart runs out of toilet paper. This is such a surreal scenario, no wonder people...

Zimbabwe's informal economy has been hit hard by the COVID-19-induced lockdown

Informal sector hard hit by the indefinite lockdown

By the Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development The announcement of the indefinite lockdown by President E.D Mnangagwa was received with mixed feelings with some...

Ecobank

NEPAD, Ecobank collaborate to support Africa’s Micro Small and Medium Enterprises

The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) (www.NEPAD.org) and Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com) have kick-started their collaboration to strengthen Africa’s...

Leaders of the Zimbabwe Revolutionary and Patriotic Youth Network (From left, Tendai Nyika, Eden Mandava, Karlton Kaziboni and Tavengwa Madziwa) at Town House

Youths give 72-hour ultimatum to the City of Harare

By Anyway Yotamu The Zimbabwe Revolutionary and Patriotic Youth Network (ZRPAYON) has given Harare City Council 72 hours ultimatum to provide better service delivery to...

NSSA Hotel Quarantine Centre in Beitbridge

Quarantine centres: a cause for concern

By Habakkuk Trust Inmates currently in quarantine facilities and those that have since been released from holding have raised fears that living conditions at the centres...

Zimbabwe's Environment, Climate, Tourism, and Hospitality Industry Permanent Secretary Munesu Munodawafa

Service excellence a game-changer post-COVID-19: Munesu Munodawafa

Zimbabwe’s Environment, Climate, Tourism, and Hospitality Industry Permanent Secretary Munesu Munodawafa says the sector remains optimistic that it will bounce...