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Johane Masowe yeChishanu victims neglected: Focus put on police assault

By Loverage Nhamoyebonde HARARE – Victims of child and women abuse allegedly perpetrated by the Johane Masowe yeChishanu sect in Budiriro 2 feel that society has brushed them aside and…

Community Stories (UNDEF PROJECT),

Pre-paid water meters: Debate centres on access, survival

The debate over the proposed introduction of pre-paid water meters has been making headlines with residents and local authorities proffering their own arguments for opposing or supporting the idea. By…

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Climate change negatively impacts on women in rural areas

STERI Muroyiwa (59) gently wipes sweat off her forehead with the back of her hand. by Cliff Chiduku The scorching sun makes it impossible for elderly people like her to…

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Fighting sexual abuse against children with disabilities.

Tendai Makaripe IN Romsley’s village 13, 90km outside Nyazura, an infant crawls to a young girl in her teens bearing a striking resemblance of her. She initiates those win-some games…

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Women Farmers,the backbone of Zimbabwean Economy

Jackie Mbayiwa-Makuvatsine Oliver Mtukudzi, Zimbabwean superstar musician has a song that prompts farmers to start their agricultural business when the rains and the sands blend to bring food to the…

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Multi-currency revives housing projects

The introduction of the multi-currency regime in the country revived the construction industry in Zimbabwe resulting in a boom in housing developments, especially in Harare where statistics show that over…

Community Stories (UNDEF PROJECT),

Residents build houses in Granville Cemetery

DESPERATE home-seekers in Hopley continue to build houses within the vicinity of Granville Cemetery (KuMbudzi) after the failure by the Harare City Council (HCC) to provide alternative land for them….

Community Stories (UNDEF PROJECT),

Hailstorm leaves trail of destruction in Nkayi

A number of villagers in the Nhlekisa area of Nkayi are counting their losses after a hailstorm destroyed homes and killed livestock last week. The majority of the affected from…

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Chingwizi villagers’ nightmare not over

FOR the second time in just a year, 18 000 impoverished Tokwe-Mukosi Dam flood survivors have again fallen victim to a development project — this time to pave way for…

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Poor environment management cause artificial floods

Problem Masau Poor environmental management in Zimbabwe’s urban and rural areas has been cited as the major cause of floods that have already claimed this past rain season. Eleven people…