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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Female film producer shines internationally

By Faith N Tori

She has broken many odds against gender and stereotype by becoming an ambassador in the Zimbabwean film industry representing women. Monalisa Mupambashe has been involved in the arts,  culture and entertainment industry for the past 15 years .Her work has not gone unnoticed in radio, television, film writing, production coordination and line production. 

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Army policy may purge already scarce women from Army ranks 

 

By Lungile Moyo

The move by the Zimbabwe Defence forces (ZDF) to enforce a policy forbidding ZDF officers from espousing non -commissioned members may disadvantage a number of female officers says women’s rights groups. 

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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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Communities receive training on child protection rights

 

By Loveness Nyathi 

Trinity Project, a local civil society organisation (CSO), last week held two training sessions in Inyathi and Ntabazinduna communities of Matabeleland North province with the aim of strengthening the capacity of Child Protection Committees (CPCs), Village Health Workers and community leaders to be able to respond to child protection issues related to the right to identity.

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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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Women turn to traditional herbs to counter high medical costs

 

by Loveness Nyathi

Women in some parts of  Bulawayo and surrounding areas have resorted to traditional medicines and herbs for treatment following a series of hikes on medical treatment and consultation fees by general practitioners and specialist Doctors countrywide.

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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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Teachers' strike negatively impacting girls' education: Parents

 By Lungile Mangena

Some women in Bulawayo have lamented the growing negative prospects of their girl children having a decent education and better future following news of a teachers strike which is currently taking place countrywide.

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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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Woman footballer "Kwinji" aims for FIFA qualification

By Loveness Nyathi

GROWING up in the dusty streets of Njube, a suburb in Bulawayo that once had the reputation of being a criminal haven, Zimbabwe’s senior women football team coach Sithethelelwe “Kwinji 15” Sibanda never dreamt of one day making it to international corridors of soccer.

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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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Women call for the provision of free sanitary pads

BY Takudzwa Mahove

Women's rights groups and activist are now calling for free sanitary pads as has been done with condoms as prices of the commodity continue to be out of reach for ordinary citizens despite a suspension of import duty by the Minister of Finance late last year.  

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