Inspire women and children skills celebrates international women’s day

By Lungile Moyo

Pelandaba Inspire Women and Children Skills (IWCS) celebrated international women’s day on 8 March at Pelandaba Inspire Women and Children Skills centre in Bulawayo; the event was a way of inspiring, uplift and empowering women from Bulawayo to work hard and be self-confident. 

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Women entrepreneurs find coping mechanisms in Zim's tough economy

By Lungile Moyo

While Zimbabwe’s economic situation has not been pleasant  for most citizens, women have not given up on empowering themselves through business opportunities arising during these tough conditions.

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Promoting women's rights is promotion of development; Women's Coalition

 

By Lungile Moyo

Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe (WCoZ), Bulawayo Chapter recently urged civil society organisations and society at large to promote women’s rights in all their works as a way of improving women’s participation in economic, political, social and cultural sectors. 

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Women take risks to make living in small mining areas

by Shamiso Chigonde

Some women around Sabi Vlei mine have taken advantage of small scale miners given small claims by the government to make money by selling basic food like boiled eggs, samoosas and energy drinks to miners of gold and chrome in the area.

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Women's Month Special: Dr Moyo inspired to uplift other women

By Buhle Mhlanga @tshatshazilakhe

“The joys of serving the community are wonderful. Assisting the community for the better is a job that can start at any moment,” These are the words of  Women Inspired founder Dr Nothando Moyo.

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"You have important roles in your communities." First Lady tells traditional chiefs' wives

By Lungile Moyo

The first lady Mrs Auxilia Mnangagwa has urged Chiefs wives to encourage women in their communities to take up development initiatives as well as protect and groom the girl child in their communities. 

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Amakhosikazi media holds dialogue meeting with female journalism students

By Lungile Moyo and Loveness Nyathi

Amakhosikazi Media, last week held a dialogue meeting with female students of Media and Journalism with the aim of encouraging them to stay and practice news production in various newsrooms in the country. 

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Corruption affects women deeply, personally; Women

By Loveness Nyathi

Transparency International Zimbabwe (TIZ) last week held a Women Anti-Corruption empowerment circle meeting in Gwabalanda, Bulawayo, to help women understand how corruption impacts them directly and how to curb it.

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Women victims of White City Stadium bomb blast still suffering from injuries

By Precious Moyo

When misfortune packs its bags to dine with people, it sends no signal but jumps in like a robber. What started off as a normal Zanu Pf rally meant for people to celebrate and chant their party slogans, turned into a horrific moment where innocent people including women got permanent injuries that they have been battling with for over six months now.

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"Women have become the bread-winners, backbone of the economy and the face of Zim's socio- economic protests" Academic

By Loveness Nyathi

 

These days all mornings are slow. Even the emergency taxis, 18 seater mini-buses to the city, from the townships take time to fill up. I am happy today that I get into a taxi that is almost full. There will be no meandering around the houses in the township in search of more people. As I sit in the taxi, I concentrate on my mobile phone hoping, in no time the three vacant seats will be taken. However my attention is drawn to a conversation that is going on in the kombi.

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NGO provides battery powered bikes for rural women's transport needs

BY TAKUDZWA MAHOVE

Mobility for Africa is transforming the lives of women by giving out trailered electric bikes in rural areas which they will pay for in instalments, reducing the heavy burden of having to walk long distances with heavy loads on their backs and heads. 

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Young woman mobilises "twimbos" to raise treatment funds for child with congenital heart complications to access treatment on IWD

By Kudzai Chikiwa

It has become the norm that on the international women’s day, social media will be awash with congratulatory messages as the world celebrates women and appreciate their value in society. Most of these messages attract many “Likes” and “Retweets” as women are showered love, recognition and appreciation. 

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Africa has more women entrepreneurs: World Bank

By Loveness Nyathi

WHILE the world of business has always been a male dominated field, it turns out in Africa more women are taking up entrepreneurship which is touted as the next mainstay of economies.

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