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16 Days of Activism starts

By Walter Dlamini and Lungile Ngwenya THE 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence started Wednesday amid concerns there is an upsurge in domestic violence in the country. The 16 days of activism against gender- based violence is an international campaign which originated from ...

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“Communities must protect monuments” – Dr Hadebe

A CULTURAL advocacy and lobby group, Imvuselelo Yolimi Lamasiko EsiNdebele is urging communities to take serious interest and concern to preserve monuments located in their respective areas and protect them. In an interview, the coordinator of the organisation Dr Samukele Hadebe said communities that have ...

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Agritex warns farmers against dry planting

By Lungile Ngwenya THE Matebeleland North Department of Agricultural Technical and Extension Services (Agritex) has urged farmers in the province to take advantage of the recent rains to start ploughing but warned against planting, as the rains were not significant enough to ensure crop emergence. ...

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Schools urged to implement child protection policies

By Samantha Ndebele ZIMBABWE National Council for the Welfare of Children (ZNCWC) says schools and organisations should actively be involved in the implementation of child protection policy against all forms of abuses as well ensure eradication of stigma, discrimination on children living with HIV and ...

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“Women must participate in national processes”- ZWRCN

By Senzeni Ncube A WOMEN’S lobby group, Zimbabwe Women ‘s Resource Centre and Network ( ZWRCN) has launched a bid to scale up women’s involvement in national processes with an emphasis on the budget. In an interview, ZWRCN Programs officer, Lindiwe Ngwenya said there is ...

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Nhimbe releases play against Gender Based Violence

By Lungile Ngwenya WOMEN in Theatre and Television (WITT), a project by Nhimbe Trust, will commemorate the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence through its new production play, “Let It Out”, in a bid to highlight the struggles of women in different classes ...

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45% of Cowdray Park children out of school

A SURVEY by Zimbabwe Women Resource Centre Network (ZWRCN) has revealed that about 45 percent children of school going age in Cowdray Park are not in school owing to lack of primary schools in the Bulawayo suburb. In an interview the network’s vice chairman Ntokozo ...

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Another transport Association for Byo

By Samantha Ndebele A NEW public transport organisation, Bulawayo City Transit Association (BCTA), has been set up in line with the local authority’s directive that players in the sector should be registered to ensure sanity and comformity to city’s traffic regulations. The Bulawayo City Council ...

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“EMA failing to protect environment” – Coltart

FORMER education minister and legislator, David Coltart, has castigated the Environmental Management Agency (EMA) for failing to take necessary steps to protect the environment, describing it as “a rent seeking organisation.” Addressing participants on effective ways of reporting on environmental matters at a KAF-Comaliso Media ...

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MPs under spotlight over implementation of devolution

By Lungile Ngwenya BULAWAYO residents are demanding answers from their Parliamentary representatives as to why they have not pushed for the implementation of devolution of power. In interviews, residents expressed dismay at legislators saying they were mere passengers in the House of Assembly. Devolution of ...

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