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UNILEVER Donates 100 Computers To Chitungwiza Schools.

UNILEVER Donates 100 Computers To Chitungwiza Schools.

Unilever Zimbabwe, through its washing powder brand OMO, has donated 100 computers to selected primary schools in Chitungwiza as part of the company’s efforts to cut the technology gap between the developed and developing countries. This forms part of the organisation’s initiative called “Vheneka Musha Mukuru” tailored to give back to the community and deliver […]

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa, Possible Mugabe Successor, Says He Was Poisoned

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa, Possible Mugabe Successor, Says He Was Poisoned

Zimbabwe vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa said late on Thursday he had been hospitalised in South Africa in August because he had been poisoned, escalating confrontation in the country during a fight to succeed 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe. Mnangagwa, a former intelligence chief nicknamed “the Crocodile”, is the leading candidate to succeed Mugabe, the only leader Zimbabwe […]

Katswe Sistahood Calls For Arrest Of Paedophiles

Katswe Sistahood Calls For Arrest Of Paedophiles

FIFTY-FOUR girls have now been rescued from sexual exploitation for survival and placed into statutory care following the recent prominent exposé of underage commercial sex work in Epworth, Hopley and Caledonia by Katswe Sistahood. The sexual and reproductive health and rights advocacy group is calling on the government to swoop in and arrest the paedophiles […]

Zimbabwe: Women’s Empowerment Bank Ready To Roll

Zimbabwe: Women’s Empowerment Bank Ready To Roll

THE setting up of Women Empowerment Bank is at an advanced stage with the bank’s chief executive officer already appointed to kick start the financial institution’s operations before year-end. The bank CEO who is part of the nine member committee, is already smoothening some rough edges to open the bank. This comes after the Reserve […]

A Journal Of 80 Years Of Women’s Rights Movements And Activism In Zimbabwe Since 1936

A Journal Of 80 Years Of Women’s Rights Movements And Activism In Zimbabwe Since 1936

Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe has launched a new book titled “A Beautiful Strength, A journal of 80 Years of Women’s Rights Movements and Activism in Zimbabwe since 1936” to document women’s struggles and achievements recorded in their quest to have their rights recognized in society. According to Professor Rudo Gaidzanwa, one of the co-editors the […]

Zimbabwe: Maternal Deaths Up

Zimbabwe: Maternal Deaths Up

Abigail Mawonde Herald Correspondent Maternal deaths continue to increase, with statistics from the Ministry of Health and Child Care showing that 195 expecting mothers have died since the beginning of the year. In its weekly disease surveillance report covering week 34, the ministry said six more women had died. It said the deaths were a […]

Promote Full Participation Of Women In Society – Gender Commission

Promote Full Participation Of Women In Society – Gender Commission

Section 17 of the Zimbabwe Gender Commission act calls on the state to promote the full participation of women in all spheres of the Zimbabwean Society on the basis of equality with men, Zimbabwe Gender Commission chairperson, Margaret Mukahana Sangarwe has said. Speaking at a breakfast meeting on women in leadership in the private and […]

Respect Women, Grace Mugabe Urges Youths

Respect Women, Grace Mugabe Urges Youths

First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe last Friday reiterated the need to inculcate a culture of respect for women among the nation’s young men, especially as cases of rape are reportedly on the rise. In an interview after touring various stands, including the Adult Rape Clinic at the Harare Agricultural Show, Dr Mugabe said respect for […]

Zimbabwe Seeks Immunity In South Africa For Grace Mugabe

Zimbabwe Seeks Immunity In South Africa For Grace Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s government has requested diplomatic immunity in South Africa for President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace Mugabe after a charge of assault was laid against her. “Mrs. Mugabe’s legal team has asked for diplomatic immunity and the request is under consideration,” Clayson Monyela, spokesman for South Africa’s Department of International Relations and Cooperation, said by phone […]

Zimbabwe Opposition Unity Talks Falter

Zimbabwe Opposition Unity Talks Falter

Negotiations to unite Zimbabwe’s opposition against President Robert Mugabe’s ruling party before elections next year are foundering on disputes over who’ll be the alliance leader and guarantees of seats for smaller groups, according to five officials involved in the talks. Former Vice President Joice Mujuru and ex-Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai are at loggerheads over who’ll […]

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