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Sanitary Wear Now Exempted From Customs Duty In Zimbabwe

Sanitary Wear Now Exempted From Customs Duty In Zimbabwe

THE Government has noted that the price of sanitary wear has shot beyond the reach of many women who have resorted to using unhygienic materials exposing them to various diseases despite the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) waiving customs duty on imports of the feminine product. ZIMRA has informed the public on the suspension of customs […]

United States Body Appoints First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa As Ambassador

United States Body Appoints First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa As Ambassador

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa’s profile continued to grow yesterday, with her appointment as ambassador of a United States of America-based organisation, Days for Girls. The appointment is in recognition of her work in alleviating challenges facing the girl child. Days for Girls (DfG) is a global movement founded in 2008 that prepares and distributes sustainable […]

Give Due Recognition For Female War Veterans

Give Due Recognition For Female War Veterans

Female war veterans who fought in the liberation struggle should be acknowledged in the same manner as their male counterparts, said Sanele Hanana, a representative from the Dumiso Dabengwa Foundation (DDF). This was raised during a one-hour tribute in honour of the late Dr Dumiso Dabengwa. The tribute was documented through radio at Skyz Metro […]

74 Percent Varsity Female Students Sexually Exploited In Zimbabwe – UN Envoy

74 Percent Varsity Female Students Sexually Exploited In Zimbabwe – UN Envoy

UNITED Nations Resident Coordinator in Zimbabwe, Bishow Parajuli has urged Zimbabwean authorities to invent solutions aimed at protecting young female students from rampant sexual exploitation within the country’s tertiary institutions. This follows claims by the Female Students Network Trust while appearing before parliament’s women’s affairs and gender committee that 74% of female students in local […]

Why Zimbabwe Faces Worst Power Cuts In Three Years

Why Zimbabwe Faces Worst Power Cuts In Three Years

Zimbabwe is experiencing its worst power cuts in three years, lasting up to 10 hours daily in some areas and threatening mining output in one of the world’s biggest platinum and gold producers. The sector, which generated most of Zimbabwe’s $4.8 billion of export earnings last year, is crucial to President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s pledge to […]

Zimbabwe To Bring In Electric Vehicles By 2030

Zimbabwe To Bring In Electric Vehicles By 2030

Zimbabwe will by 2030, have done away with diesel and petrol powered vehicles and is likely to adopt electrically powered engines, in an effort to reduce carbon emissions that are largely blamed for fast-tracking global warming, 263Chat has learnt. In an interview with 263Chat on the sidelines of a National Workshop on Climate Change in […]

World Bank Scales Up Emergency Support for Cyclone Idai Hit Countries

World Bank Scales Up Emergency Support for Cyclone Idai Hit Countries

The World Bank today announced that it has mobilized over half a billion dollars in new resources to help people in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe affected by the assessed impact of Cyclone Idai. The World Bank is activating the International Development Association (IDA) Crisis Response Window (CRW) to provide up to $545 million in total […]

Women Not Legally Protected At Workplaces – Gender Commission

Women Not Legally Protected At Workplaces – Gender Commission

A recent Zimbabwe Gender Commission (ZGC) probe into sexual harassment claims against some top Immigration bosses by their female subordinates has revealed that there are inadequate legal protection mechanisms for women in workplaces. The report established that existing laws such as Labour Act and the Public Service Regulations do not comprehensively cover the issue of […]

Gender Commission Nails Top Immigration Sex Pests In Zimbabwe

Gender Commission Nails Top Immigration Sex Pests In Zimbabwe

Some top male Immigration Department officials who were accused of sexual harassment by their subordinates have been found guilty following a recent probe into the alleged misdemeanour by the Zimbabwe Gender Commission (ZGC). According to a report just released, concerning the findings of the Commission, Immigration Director Administration Stephen Phineas Museki and Principal Immigration Officer […]

Report Exposes Rampant Sexual Abuse At Monte Cassino Girls In Zimbabwe

Report Exposes Rampant Sexual Abuse At Monte Cassino Girls In Zimbabwe

An investigation by the education ministry into complaints raised by pupils at Monte Cassino Girls High has exposed rampant sexual harassment of the girls by both male and female teachers. Monte Cassino is a Roman Catholic Church girls only boarding school in Macheke, well-known for producing high achieving pupils. However, the school has been under […]

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