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The Devastating Impact of Job Shortages on the People of Buhera South

By Alice Marume: Mutiusinazita Secondary School The scarcity of jobs in Buhera South has become a pressing concern for rural settlers, particularly for children like us. Our basic needs, such as education, clothing, food, and school fees, require financial resources…

The Consequences of Stream Bank Cultivation: A Threat to Zimbabwe’s Environmental Heritage

By Isabel Magoge Stream bank cultivation, the practice of ploughing or cultivating along river banks, has been a contentious issue in Zimbabwe, particularly in wards 26 and 27 of Buhera South. Despite the cultural and spiritual significance of streams and…

Citizens Demand Impartiality in Food Handouts Amidst Looming Hunger Crisis

By Nhau Mangirazi KAROI – Citizens have called on policy makers to ensure impartiality in food distribution following the declaration of a national disaster due to looming hunger. The calls were made during a livelihood and citizens forum held in…

COMBATING LAND MANIPULATION: MEDIA AND CIVIL SOCIETY JOIN FORCES

A recent meeting between media representatives and civil society organizations in Zimbabwe shed light on the pressing issue of land manipulation by land barons with political affiliations. By Adiel Phiri The discussion highlighted the challenges posed by individuals illegally parceling…

WIDOW’S PLEA: END LAND ABUSE IN SANYATI

SANYATI – Chipo Nyamuziwa, a 42-year-old widow from Ward 13, village 19, in Sanyati rural, has been a victim of suspected abuse in land allocation. Despite being allocated two plots by the village development committee (Vidco) in 2020, she was…

Internet Connectivity in Schools: A Prerequisite for Educational Advancement

By Magoge Isabel, Mutiusinazita High School In today’s digital age, the necessity of internet connectivity in educational institutions cannot be overstated. The lack of this vital resource poses a significant challenge to both students and teachers, hindering their ability to…

Learner Drop-Outs Threaten School Enrolment in Buhera South

By Alice Marume – Mutiusinazita High School Education is the cornerstone of knowledge acquisition and life skills development. However, in Buhera South, this fundamental aspect of societal development is facing a significant challenge due to a rising trend of learner…

PICTURES: Health Time Bomb Inside Mbare’s Mupedzanhamo Market

By A Mbare Citizen Journalist Inside Harare’s Mupedzanhamo open flea market in Mbare as piles of second hand clothes are stacked for sell, uncollected garbage lies creating a seemingly health catastrophe in the midst of the cholera pandemic. Mupedzanhamo market…

Businessman In Ambitious Hospital For Disabled

Kadoma businessman Jimayi Muduvuri has embarked on an ambitious national project that will see the construction of clinics for war veterans, people living with disability and the elderly. Muduvuri said he was emulating President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s vision for the provision…

Magistrate Postpones Chipinge Villagers’ Matter To 13 March

By Staff Reporter The 25 Chipinge villagers from Mahachi area who appeared before Chipinge Magistrates court today, the 11th of March 2024 for trial, had their matter postponed to 13 March 2024 for judgement. The villagers from Mahachi area are…