Child marriages ravage Silobela

By Polite Ndhlovu Villagers in Silobela under Chief Nthabeni have shown great frustration due to the ever increasing cases of child marriages. They have even shovelled blame to the police who have done nothing despite the cases being reported. The issue of police silence is the one, according to the villagers, which has people not […]

Zhombe Villager assault child to death

By Chenesai Matsikidze Villagers of Matambo area in ward 12 in Zhombe were left awestruck when an 11-year-old girl died after she was fatally assaulted by her father using a whip. The 36-year-old father Alec Nketa beat his daughter on Monday night and the girl died the following morning after denying her medical treatment when […]

Premature access to contraceptives condemned

By Perseverance Javangwe The proposed amendments to the Public Health Act aimed at creating a law that allows children as young as 12 years old to access contraceptives has been condemned by some sections, this publication can reveal. The growing numbers of pregnant school going girls who drop out of schools have been a cause […]

PDC hails Zibagwe Devolution Development Initiatives

By Simbarashe Fentoni M Midlands Provincial Development Co-coordinator Adiot Maronge has highly commended the development initiatives done by Zibagwe Rural District Council (ZRDC) under Devolution funding. Speaking during a progress report on the utilization of devolution funds, touring of finished and under construction projects, the PDC commended the good work done by the rural district […]

Mazvihwa Women trained on Climate change resilience

By Tsitsi Matumba Women in Mazvihwa were recently trained on climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies at Gwemvurachena, Ward 14 Centre. The initiative was jointly implemented by the Hands of hope Trust and The Women can do it organization. Speaking during the event Hands of Hope Trust Officer Millicent Nhutsve said rural women bear the […]

Fuel efficient cook stoves for Mbizha Village

By Memory Mudzani The introduction of fuel efficiency cook stoves in Mbizha village under Hwange district has transformed lives for villagers as they now use cleaner and environmentally friendly method of cooking. The environmentally friendly biomass cook stove is heated by burning wood, charcoal, animal dung or crop residue is used for cooking and heating […]

Evicted ex-Zimasco workers appeal for food aid

By Kelvin Kasiwulaya SHURUGWI: Fifteen former Zimasco employees who were evicted from their homes during the Covid-19 induced lockdown are appealing for food aid, shelter and medical supplies, this publication can reveal. The former employees who are currently living in makeshift squatter camps at Dun-Raven Falls along the Boterekwa escarpment were evicted from Ironsides Compound […]

Redcliff Municipality in clean-up exercise

By Simbarashe M Fenton The Municipality of Redcliff has conducted a rapid clean-up campaign to bring a new face of change to its environment in line with the government initiated clean up exercise. The town council’s initiative is in line with government clean up exercise which is done on the first Friday of every month. […]