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October 29, 2018 5:20 PM Higherlife Foundation invites proposals

Higherlife Foundation is inviting proposals for consultancy services to conduct research on the role of entrepreneurship and how it can be used to create employment in Zimbabwe, with special focus on women and girls. According to a statement released by Higherlife Foundation, the overall objective of the consultancy is to conduct a baseline mapping exercise 49

September 10, 2018 10:45 PM New Finance Minister eyes urgent reforms

Newly appointed Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube, has pledged extensive economic reform measures expected to begin with scrapping of Zimbabwe’s surrogate currency, bond notes and reining in Government spending to restore macro-economic stability and sustainable growth. Ncube, a professor of economics and finance, said he already had plans and a vision of what reform 50

August 7, 2018 3:41 PM Italy road crash near Foggia kills 12 African farm labourers

Twelve African farm labourers have died in a head-on collision between a van and a lorry near Lesina in the Foggia region of southern Italy. The labourers were returning from the fields, packed into a van which had Bulgarian number plates. Three other people were injured in the crash, including the lorry driver. Four migrant farm workers died in a similar 58

July 2, 2018 10:04 AM Zanu PF’s 4,5 million jobs lie

CLAIM: “In the 2013 People’s Election Manifesto, Zanu PF promised to create 2,2 million jobs. Over the past five years, 4,5 million people have been gainfully employed in new jobs in both the informal and formal sectors, with agriculture, mining and manufacturing contributing over 80%.” — Zanu PF 2018 Election Manifesto, page 54. Zimbabwe’s jobs data has long been a subject 58

February 7, 2018 8:09 AM Zanu-PF pins hopes on CSC, Mashava Mine reopening

The Zanu-PF Masvingo provincial leadership wants Government to urgently reopen the Cold Storage Company (CSC) plant here and Mashava Asbestos mine as preliminary indications show that the two firms will create over 6 000 direct jobs in the province. At its peak, the CSC plant in the Masvingo Industrial area used to employ about 4 000 permanent and contract 68

November 17, 2017 5:49 AM Military takeover in Zimbabwe welcomed by many

Zimbabwe Communist party (ZCP) has said the politico-military action taken by the Zimbabwe National Army is the result of the chaotic state of the country as a whole and the ruling party, ZANU(PF), in particular. Party secretary general Ngqabutho Mabhena said the extravagant lifestyles of the ruling elite contrast sharply with the extreme poverty of the majority 64

October 22, 2017 2:00 AM Clerics! Please plead the cause of the poor

If the Zimbabwean government would do a self-introspection, it would find its contribution to what has become a menace by vendors in the streets. THE government of Zimbabwe has launched a blitz on its impoverished people living off vending in mostly urban areas and towns depriving them of their sole means of survival in a country hit by a plethora of crises 77

October 16, 2017 2:44 AM Opposition alliance should not bank on Zanu PF infights

THE most pivotal elections in the country to be held in 2018 look very promising for Zimbabweans at first glance. President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF party will play defence, while the opposition plays an offensive role. Yet, the prospect of a united opposition to face Mugabe is all but diminishing. This is despite the fact that the Zanu PF party is faced 38

October 14, 2017 3:02 AM Self-empowerment projects: A beacon of hope for women

The bulk of women in Zimbabwe still have limited access to financial opportunities, a situation which forces many into transactional sex and other activities that increase their vulnerability and marginalisation. The glaring gender disparities have hugely contributed to the continued disenfranchisement of women who are often the care givers but with no means 106

October 12, 2017 2:07 PM Pres Mugabe 'dead man walking' arrest

ACTIVIST Sten Zvorwadza has been arrested for calling 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe “a dead man walking.” Lawyers said Wednesday that the arrest was the latest case of authorities cracking down on dissent. Zvorwadza, the leader of a street vendor’s union, was charged with insulting or undermining the president in a press interview where he was also quoted 70