Category: Development

Command agriculture programme allegedly dogged by corruption

Corruption in Command Agriculture Programme: MDC

The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has said recent announcements by the government, that it would disburse $2.8 billion for the Command Agriculture and issuing...

Police officers arrest a young woman near Hyde Park, in London, United Kingdom, on April 20, 2017. © Pete Maclaine/eyevine/Redux

The Uncounted Victims of the War on Drugs

BY MAME BOUGOUMA DIENE & SIMON WOOLLEY “Instead of war on poverty, they got a war on drugs so the police can bother me.” —Tupac Shakur It’s time for a...

Africa geographic says there is no link between elephants and loss of trees

Elephants and trees

By Africa Geographic Editorial “Elephant damage!” is now a common phrase in reaction to the sight of fallen trees, and landscapes bereft of trees. The apparent loss...

The shareholders in handshake after the signing in Paris. From left to right: Erik Knive, CEO of SN Power; Alain Ebobissé, CEO of Africa50; Hassanein Hiridjee, CEO of Axian Group and Fabrice Monnaert,Major Projects Manager, Colas.

Africa50 in partnership to develop Volobe Hydropower Project in Madagascar

Africa50, Colas, Jovena and SN Power signed a shareholders’ agreement last Friday to develop the Volobe hydropower plant in Madagascar.   The project entails the...

UN Resident Coordinator to Zimbabwe for the day, Hon. Chantel Mawunidza, who is also the Minister of State of the Junior Parliament of Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean girls ‘take over’ UN leadership

Today, in commemoration of International Day of the Girl Child, girls selected from the Junior Parliament of Zimbabwe through an essay competition took the helm of UN...

Two Zimbabwean Students Join MultiChoice Talent Factory 2020 Class

Within weeks of sending home graduates from the first year of training, the MultiChoice Talent Factory Academies in Nairobi, Lagos and Lusaka have welcomed the class of...

Distributed Power Africa (DPA) this week unveiled a 1.2MW solar installation at Liquid Telecom’s Campus in Midrand, South Africa

DPA powers Liquid Telecom’s data centre in Midrand, South Africa

Distributed Power Africa (DPA) this week unveiled a 1.2MW solar installation at Liquid Telecom’s Campus in Midrand, South Africa – one of the renewable energy...

Participants at Habakkuk Trust advocacy training workshop

Residents call for shadow census for Bulawayo

Residents from Bulawayo’s Eastern suburbs have requested organisations in Bulawayo to conduct a shadow census process to determine the actual number of people living...

Gokwe Town Council driving devolution projects

Gokwe District engages in devolution projects

By Abigail Mzimbawakhe (Midlands Correspondent) Gokwe District has started engaging in ward-based projects following the devolution funds disbursement by the government...

Johnson & Johnson

Fix The Patent Laws Campaign (FTPL) launches global campaign urging Johnson & Johnson to reduce price of life-saving TB drug

Fix The Patent Laws Campaign (FTPL), launched a global campaign today calling on pharmaceutical corporation Johnson & Johnson (J&J) to lower the price of its...