Category: Development

Mineral leakages hampering Africa’s development

By Byron Mutingwende Despite being a continent with abundant natural resources that present a massive potential for progress, mineral leakages are hampering Africa’s...

Leading climate lawyer speaks out over sexual harassment at UN talks

  Farhana Yamin warns that in the confidential atmosphere of international negotiations, transgressions go unreported and unpunished By Megan Darby from Climate...

Work towards ending all forms of malnutrition: Stakeholders urged

By Byron Mutingwende   Stakeholders have reiterated the call to end malnutrition in all its forms in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. This emerged at...

Poor countries spending climate cash on rich world consultants

Published on 02/11/2017, 11:42am Lack of expertise means money for climate protection is spent on consultancy fees, which African officials say end up back in wealthy...

Children at the receiving end of abuse worldwide

By Byron Mutingwende Eight-year-old Tambudzai Mashereni (not real name) struggled to carry a 20-litre bucket of water that her stepmother put on her head. The borehole...

Districts linked to food and nutrition security information system

By Byron Mutingwende   The government has launched the “district risk profiles” in a bid to ensure a national integrated food and nutrition security...

Will this be the end of an era and error?

Zimbabwe’s current political conundrum is hinged on Zanu PF’s weakness and the opposition’s confusion. Zanu PF is engulfed in a fierce succession battle and it has...

Econet posts solid half-year results

… Bets on new TMT model to drive business growth …   HARARE (October 31, 2017) – Econet Wireless Zimbabwe today announced solid half-year financial results...

Voter registration: incentivising the voter

By Farai Chirimumimba Recent elections in Zimbabwe have been contentious with the voters roll narrative taking centre stage apart from the violence that has been...

IBM leads to secure, well-controlled borders

By Byron Mutingwende   There is a need for national and international coordination and cooperation among the relevant authorities and agencies involved in border...