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Female Teachers Raise Gender Based Violence Red Flag

Female Teachers Raise Gender Based Violence Red Flag

Female teachers have raised a red flag over rampant abuse they are facing at their workplaces and have called for permanent solutions to end it. Following the end of commemoration of 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV) on Sunday, there was concern that such acts of abuse had been allowed to reach […]

Zimbabwe Loses US$5 Billion Through Externalization

Zimbabwe Loses US$5 Billion Through Externalization

AN advisor to government on the Ease of Doing Business, Ashok Chakravarti, has called for an investigation into the externalisation of funds, as it has emerged that US$5 billion could have been siphoned out of the country since dollarisation in 2009. Speaking at the Special Policy Dialogue Forum on the quest for political and economic […]

Ousted Zimbabwe Finance Minister Chombo In Court To Face Corruption Charges

Ousted Zimbabwe Finance Minister Chombo In Court To Face Corruption Charges

Former Zimbabwe finance minister Ignatius Chombo, who was among those detained by the military when they seized power before Robert Mugabe resigned this week, appeared in court on Saturday to face corruption charges. This was Chombo’s first public appearance since he was detained almost two weeks ago. He had no visible injuries and appeared calm, […]

The Struggle To Save Sanitary Wear Firm For Young Girls

The Struggle To Save Sanitary Wear Firm For Young Girls

EXECUTIVES at one of the country’s largest sanitary pad producers, which could close within a week without emergency intervention, were last week making frantic efforts to press the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development to facilitate the release of foreign currency for raw material imports. Onsdale Enterprises, a major sanitary wear producer which employs 140 […]

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa To Return Home After Mugabe Resignation

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa To Return Home After Mugabe Resignation

Zimbabwe’s former vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is expected to be sworn in as president following the resignation of Robert Mugabe, will return home on Wednesday, a ruling party ZANU-PF official said. Mnangagwa, whose sacking this month prompted the military takeover that forced Mugabe out, was expected to land in Zimbabwe at 1130 GMT, Larry […]

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Told To Resign Ahead Of Impeachment Proceedings

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Told To Resign Ahead Of Impeachment Proceedings

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe faced the start of an impeachment process on Tuesday and should heed his people’s call to resign, said Emmerson Mnangagwa, the ruling party’s candidate to replace him. ZANU-PF plans to bring the motion in parliament after a Monday noon deadline expired for the 93-year-old leader to step down to end nearly […]

Mugabe Could Be Impeached If He Doesn’t Resign

Mugabe Could Be Impeached If He Doesn’t Resign

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe could be impeached if he doesn’t bow to pressure to resign, according to four officials close to mediation efforts aimed at ending a political standoff in the southern African nation. The military placed the Mugabe, 93, under house arrest on Wednesday and detained top officials who’d backed his wife, Grace, to […]

Zimbabwe’s Military Seizes Power, Threatening Mugabe’s Rule

Zimbabwe’s Military Seizes Power, Threatening Mugabe’s Rule

  The armed forces seized power in Zimbabwe after a week of confrontation with President Robert Mugabe’s government and said the action was needed to stave off violent conflict in the southern African nation that he’s ruled since 1980. The Zimbabwe Defense Forces will guarantee the safety of Mugabe, 93, and his family and is […]

UK Funds Zim National Health Strategy To Support Women And Children

UK Funds Zim National Health Strategy To Support Women And Children

The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID has made available $82.1 million to improve sexual, reproductive health and nutrition services for women, adolescents and children in Zimbabwe. Most of this grant will finance health interventions implemented under the Health Development Fund while US$ 2.2 million will be for strengthening Zimbabwe’s capacity to prevent, detect and […]

Zimbabwe’s Ousted Vice President Flees After Death Threats

Zimbabwe’s Ousted Vice President Flees After Death Threats

Former Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa fled the southern African nation because of “incessant threats” against him and his family two days after he was fired by President Robert Mugabe. Mnangagwa, 75, said Wednesday in a statement that he never planned to harm Mugabe, who he’s been supporting for more than four decades, and pledged […]

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