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Government Incorporates Rural Women In National Development In Zimbabwe

Government Incorporates Rural Women In National Development In Zimbabwe

GOVERNMENT has initiated the advancement of rural women and their integration into mainstream national development processes as equal participants and beneficiaries, Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Minister Sithembiso Nyoni has said. She was speaking during commemorations of the International Rural Women’s Day that were held in Harare yesterday. This year’s commemorations centered […]

Shelves Empty as Specter of Hyperinflation Stalks Zimbabwe

Shelves Empty as Specter of Hyperinflation Stalks Zimbabwe

Austin Mushanguri shakes his head in dejection and walks away from the fridges in an affluent supermarket in Zimbabwe’s capital after reading a sign saying he can only buy one bottle of beer instead of the dozen he’d hoped for. Similar scenes are playing out across the southern African nation, where foreign-exchange shortages and austerity […]

Zimbabwe Congress Of Trade Unions Calls for National Shutdown As Zim Economy Burns

Zimbabwe Congress Of Trade Unions Calls for National Shutdown As Zim Economy Burns

Workers Union mother body, Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU), has called for a national demonstration on Thursday against new financial reforms which it described as treachery on the back of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s call yesterday that people should brace for pain as the government seeks a new economic path driven on neoliberalism. Addressing the […]

The Role Of Women IS Vital For Zimbabwe’s 2020 Vision – Mr Mangaliso Ndlovu

The Role Of Women IS Vital For Zimbabwe’s 2020 Vision – Mr Mangaliso Ndlovu

Women empowerment and participation in economic activities is important if the country is to achieve Vision 2030 of transforming the nation into a middle-class economy. This was said by Minister of Industry and Commerce Mr Mangaliso Ndlovu yesterday at the 6th Women in Enterprise Conference held in Harare. Officially opening the conference, Minister Ndlovu said […]

Zimbabwe Declares War Against Cholera

Zimbabwe Declares War Against Cholera

Government has set up an inter-ministerial committee to come up with a lasting solution to the cholera outbreak in Harare and other parts of the country. The committee is chaired by Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister July Moyo. Other members of the committee are ministers Obadiah Moyo (Health and Child Care), Mthuli […]

Zimbabwe Opposition Lawmakers Walk Out Of Mnangagwa Address

Zimbabwe Opposition Lawmakers Walk Out Of Mnangagwa Address

Zimbabwean opposition lawmakers walked out of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s state of the nation address to parliament on Tuesday, signalling their lingering bitterness after losing a disputed July 30 presidential and parliamentary election. Members of Parliament from the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) that is led by Nelson Chamisa heckled Mnangagwa when he started reading his […]

Female Ministers Applaud President Over Appointments

Female Ministers Applaud President Over Appointments

Newly-appointed female ministers have hailed President Mnangagwa’s decision to increase the number of women in Cabinet as a positive development and an affirmation of his commitment to gender parity. There are six female ministers in the new Cabinet, up from the previous four, an increase which translates to about 30 percent representation of women in […]

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Says Now Accepts Mnangagwa As Legitimate President

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Says Now Accepts Mnangagwa As Legitimate President

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe has said he now accepts President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the country’s legitimate leader after initially accusing him of leading a “disgraceful” de facto coup that ended his near four-decades rule last year. On the eve of the July 30 vote, Mugabe said he would vote for the opposition to remove Mnangagwa’s “military […]

Zimbabwe Congress Trade Union Pushes For 50 Percent Pay Hike As Prices Soar

Zimbabwe Congress Trade Union Pushes For 50 Percent Pay Hike As Prices Soar

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has reiterated its demands for a 50 percent pay hike for Zimbabwean workers in the wake of the continued increase in prices of goods and services in the country. In a statement, ZCTU secretary general Japhet Moyo said the price surge threatened to erode wages which remain unchanged […]

Zimbabwe Honours War Veterans

Zimbabwe Honours War Veterans

Zanu-PF yesterday handed over vehicles to provincial chairpersons of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) in fulfilment of the party’s commitment to improving their welfare. The vehicles were given to the chairpersons by Zanu-PF secretary for Administration Cde Obert Mpofu at the party headquarters in Harare. Cde Mpofu, who is also the Minister […]

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