Category: Development

Zimbabwe failing to break endemic cycle of corruption in the public sector

By Byron Mutingwende   Results from the 2016 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) placed Zimbabwe among the countries that scored below 50, on a scale from 0...

A vibrant health system keeps the doctor away

By Byron Mutingwende   A vibrant health system characterised by proper nutrition, antenatal care and vaccination will decongest hospitals and stimulate economic...

CHRA orders city council to address drivers of typhoid

Byron Mutingwende   Harare City Council should direct energy on improving service delivery and address the major drivers of typhoid, the Combined Harare Residents...

Confusion over new curriculum: ARTUZ

By Byron Mutingwende   The Amalgamated Rural Teachers’ Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) has reported that learning failed to kick-start Tuesday as teachers and learners...

Take pride in African beauty: girls urged

By Byron Mutingwende The local girls were urged to take pride in the African identity at a colourful event organised by the Harare Junior Council on Friday 16 December...

Calls for legislating gender budgeting gather traction

By Byron Mutingwende   Women have described efforts towards the establishment of a gender sensitive fiscal policy measures espoused in the 2017 National Budget as...

Limited fiscal space negatively impacting the youths

By Byron Mutingwende   The 2017 National Budget comes against a background of limited employment and a tight fiscal space, a development that has a devastating...

New ZLHR headquarters welcomed by human rights defenders

By Byron Mutingwende   Scores of people, particularly human rights activists, have welcomed the opening of the new headquarters of the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human...

Chipunza urges fellow women to think outside the box

By Byron Mutingwende   Spiked Zimbabwe this week, as part of our coverage of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign, caught up with...

Migration not always rosy: IOM takes action

By Byron Mutingwende   Terry Taona sits under the cool shade of the mango tree at his parents’ house in the Westlea Suburb of Harare, reading newspapers just...