Tawanda Bote Girls in farming and rural communities in Zimbabwe are still victims of gender inequality as only 10 to 19 percent of them are proceeding to secondary school, it has emerged. This came out of baseline surveys conducted by a local organization, Farming Communities Education Trust (FACET), in Mazowe […]
Tawanda Bote The Zimbabwe Community Health Intervention Research Project (ZICHIRE) has begun a programme to fight social vice including drug and substance abuse among youths, through sport. The organization held its first event dubbed “Brother to brother” in Highfield over the weekend. Speaking at the event, ZICHIRE director, Walter Chikanya […]
Disability advocate Nasper Manyawu has ascended to the upper echelons of the disability movement in Zimbabwe, after being elected a senator to represent persons with disabilities in a tightly contested by-election .
ZTN Correspondent At least 14 children aged between six months and 15 years have succumbed to measles following an outbreak in Zimbabwe. The Ministry of Health and Child Care reports that 72 cases have so far been reported in Mutasa district, 30 km northeast of Mutare. In a statement on […]
Zimbabwe’s second school term began today (Tuesday). And for the first time in two Years, schools opened at once unlike in the past when they opened in phases due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Lloyd Ndemo Police in Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare are worried about an increase in motor vehicle thefts. This week alone, Harare recorded six cases of theft from motor vehicles and theft of motor vehicles by a syndicate of thieves believed to be using signal jammers to disable vehicle central locking systems […]
Sharon Munjenjema Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa says currency manipulators in the country have been identified and will soon face the music. Lately, the Zimbabwe dollar has been on a free fall when pegged against the United States dollar with the black market rate breaching the 300-dollar mark. The president was […]
Lloyd Ndemo The Zimbabwe Anticorruption Commission has impounded nine cross-border buses for transporting smuggled goods. Zacc launched an anti- smuggling operation last week following a tip off from whistleblowers of rampant smuggling activities by some cross-border bus crews. Some of the smuggled goods include alcoholic beverages, blankets, clothes, shoes, washing […]
Lloyd Ndemo Tired of practising far away from a sound office, a daring Harare woman, Trish Barewa, aged 24, was arrested on Monday last week at ZRP Support Unit after she ‘reported for duty’ clad in police uniform. She ran out of luck as discrepancies in her dressing sold her out […]
Thupeyo Muleya, Beitbridge Bureau The Zimbabwean Embassy in South Africa says so far it has identified five of its nationals who were killed by devastating floods in Kwazulu Natal province last week. According to the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, the death toll from the floods now stands at 443 with 63 […]