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Church service for GBV

By Panashe Chikonyora & Sarah Njanji As part of their initiative in joining the country and the world at large in commemorating the 16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV), the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) and Epworth Pastors…

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Young women demand equal opportunities

Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) in Zimbabwe calls out for equal opportunities in order to contribute on issues affecting them. This came out during a three day Adolescent Girls and Young Women Africa Conference that is running from 23…

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Child Marriages In Makaha Pushing Girls To The Edge

The continuous occurrence of child marriages in Zimbabwe has left the girl child with no other choice but to succumb to living a life of pain and misery. Extreme poverty, lack of knowledge of both sexual reproductive health and educational…

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The Gumbura I Knew Was Different From The One Portrayed In The Media, Says Madhuku

11 August 2021 National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) leader Professor Lovemore Madhuku has described the late RMG End Time Message leader Robert Martin Gumbura as a loving and caring man with people at heart. Addressing mourners during the burial of the…

Charumbira angry at Mnangagwa

Chief Fortune Charumbira seems not happy with President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s approval of the appointment of Chief Bere, questioning why one would receive a chieftainship which has been abandoned under the colonial regime. Charumbira could not hide his anger during a…

Women with disabilities face double marginalisation: DWI

Deaf Women Included (DWI) has called on government to consider them when making new policies as they suffer the double jeopardy of being marginalised for being both women and disabled. Addressing journalists on 13 December, WDI member Samantha Sibanda said…

Infidelity and adultery major causes of divorce

Zimbabwe has recorded an upsurge in the number of divorces and the trend has been attributed to infidelity among the couples. The situation may also be influence by the deteriorating economic conditions as revealed by survey recently carried out by…

Women demonstrate over labour deaths at Parirenyatwa

Women Coalition on Wednesday staged a peaceful demonstration at Parirenyatwa’s Mbuya Nehanda Maternity Hospital protesting against the death of a 30-year-old woman who died in labour amidst allegation of negligence by the nurses at the referral institution. The demonstration comes…

Sex workers offer Sunday, Monday discounts as the economy crumbles

Prostitution is regarded as the oldest profession since time immemorial. The current economic crisis has not spared the profession as sex workers are feeling the pinch. Regardless of the cash crisis, the industry has responded with an economic stimulus package…

Health time bomb in Epworth

A health time bomb is looming in Epworth owing to acute water shortages in the satellite suburb, with residents now relying on unprotected sources. In an interview with Zimsentinel, Beauty Mashava a resident said water shortage had greatly affected them…