Youth in Lupane District dire straits due to climate change

By Zibusiso Moyo Climate change induced drought is taking toll on Lupane villagers in Matabeleland North Province. Lupane District falls in the agricultural region 4 characterised by little rainfall, and severe heat, thus leading to droughts that have affected people of Lupane over the years. Youths in Lupane are not spared from climate change effects […]

Youth Integral to National and Formal Peace Processes in Zimbabwe

Reconciliation in Zimbabwe remains a recurring question despite several interventions by government to respond to the challenge. According to the Youth Empowerment and Transformation Trust (YETT) report on youths released last year, youths constitute over 67.7% of the population in Zimbabwe. The Zimbabwean Constitution stipulates that a youth is anyone between the ages of 18-35 […]

First water drops in 10 years for Redcliff

Redcliff town has been hit by water crisis which has left residents resorting to wells and borehole. Since the complete closure of ZISCO Steel around 2006, the Municipality of Redcliff has been struggling financially to provide water and reticulation services to Redcliff town which encompases Torwood, Rutendo ,Millennium Park, Simbi Park and the new Stone […]

Violence mars Kwekwe Central ZANU-PF elections

By Partinella Ngozo The Zanu-PF primary elections which were slated for Sunday 4 October 2020 were placed on halt after violence erupted at most polling stations in Kwekwe. The Zanu-PF district offices witnessed a series of violent scenes with the Zimbabwe Republic Police riot squad together with the army chipping in to disperse supporters who […]

The Plight of persons with Albinism during the lockdown

By Sheron Mirriam Tazvivinga Persons with Albinism (PWA) are among the most vulnerable people affected by government’s emergency measures implemented to control the spread of Covid-19. With a population that is largely traditional in Kwekwe, people with albinism have to bear with societal rejection on one side and Covid-19 on the other. As people with […]

Former Kwekwe Mayor implores council to act on mushrooming churches

By Partinella Ngozo A call has been made to the Kwekwe City Council to act on the mushrooming of churches in undesignated places, this reporter can reveal. Speaking during a consultative budget meeting at Kwekwe Theatre former Kwekwe Mayor, Stanford Bonyongwa stated that the number of churches operating on undesignated places was cause for concern. […]

Kwekwe youth shun budget consultations

By Perseverance Javangwe Young people do not only possess the right to decide how the resources are allocated, but they also have valuable knowledge and critical perspectives that brings the governance processes. The youth have a huge potential to contribute positively to the development of the nation. Youth participation in the budget processes is extremely […]