Female musician promotes feminism through music

by Fiona Mpofu                     

Luzibo Tabona Moyo, stage name Luchi Shiki recently released a song titled Imbokodo, which according to the singer is a catalyst for feminist topics to be openly discussed in society. 

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Women suffer hardships from lengthy power cuts.

By Mbalenhle Ndlovu

Women in the Tshabalala suburb of Bulawayo say their lives have become unbearable as they have gone for close to two months without electricity supplies.

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Academy of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) fellows, commemorate Girl-Child day with Montrose Girls High students

By Joleen Marara

Women from the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) celebrated the International Day of The Girl Child at Montrose Girls High where they distributed sanitary pads and had a motivational talk with the girls under the theme, “Girl Force: Unstoppable and Unscripted.”

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New student loan scheme poorly marketed

 FIONA MPOFU                  

A newly launched government loan scheme for tertiary institutions may be helpful but is being poorly marketed as students and parents have little to no knowledge of the programme. 

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Women call for bigger platforms for their issues to be heard.

by Fiona Mpofu              

Women have called for more open discussions on women's empowerment and involvement in politics, saying it is high time such discussions included both men and women so as to come up with inclusive policies.

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"Know your rights", women told.

By Shamiso Chigonde

“My people perish because of lack of knowledge,” Prophet Hosea once said. Such has been the case for many women who have failed to demand their rights due to ignorance of the constitution and the rights enshrined therein.

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Zimbabwe needs a national gender audit; Women advocates

By Joleen Marara

WOMEN advocates and activists working in leadership development have said they want to push an agenda for elections to not just be an event but a process that women are part and parcel of,  so that they can also contribute to the development of the country.

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100 Zimbabwean women selected for the Academy of Women Entreprenuers business training programme

By FIONA MPOFU                                                   

A hundred women entrepreneurs, thirty of them from Bulawayo’s different business sectors have been chosen for a six months business training to be hosted by the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE). 

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Women in Bulilima-Mangwe continue to build strong financial base through Qogelela scheme

by Fiona Mpofu 

Women from Bulilima and Mangwe districts have celebrated the introduction of Qogelela project in their wards as they highlighted that it has reduced poverty levels in their rural areas as women could now afford to buy basic commodities and provide school stationary for their children.

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Street Set girls football club giving Sizinda girls new hope

By Fiona Mpofu

Street Set girls football club is giving young women in Isizinda township a new lease on life. 

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LEAD Girls 2019 Basketball camp a resounding success

By Fiona Mpofu 

Bulawayo: Team spirit was obviously in the air judging from all the cheering and screaming that could be heard coming from the Girls college basketball court.

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Byo mothers plead with GVT for regional Cardiac Surgery centre as heart disease claims lives of 6 infants

By Precious Moyo 

SIX more babies have died from congenital heart disease related complications  (CHDs) in Bulawayo this year, as mothers continue to face challenges in accessing CHD medication at hospitals in the city. 

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Tsholotsho Young woman Ventures into carpentry business

By Lungile Moyo

A young woman Ntokozo Ngwenya (23) from Tsholotsho’s ward seven has ventured into construction business as a way of countering the country’s harsh economic environment. 

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