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Zim women bear brunt of state sponsored violence

Nobuhle Ndlovu of Lobengula West and Siphiwe Ndlovu of Saucerstown were among four people in Bulawayo who filed an assault…

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Lack of protection for LGBTQI people worsens intimate partner violence

LISA*, a lesbian, was severely injured in 2019 after her lover attacked her with a bottle.  She needed a police…

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Climate change, migration and Covid-19 exacerbate child labour in Matabeleland

When Joel Mudimba’s family left Siansali, Binga in 2017, they had dreams for better fortunes in Bulawayo. Life in the…

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5 Miles Hospital remains a white elephant, Hwange residents travel to Zambia for medical care

By Calvin Manika The construction of 5 Miles Hospital in Hwange, five kilometres away from the mining town’s Central Business…

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Cowdray Park Blair toilet crisis: No solution 16 years on

To many, Blair toilets are a preserve of the rural folk, due to the absence of a proper sewer reticulation…

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Nine years later, devolution of power remains pie in the sky

While the central government and multilateral bodies insist that there is progress in the implementation of devolution of power, Civil…

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Mat’land census and voter figures: Are they really manipulated?

When the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT) released its 2022 population and housing census preliminary report last month, there was…

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Controversy, hiccups mar Byo roads rehabilitation programme

MORE often Siphiwe Nyoni marvels at the headlines on local media on the government’s much vaunted drive to transform the…

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Turning junk into gold: Byo residents make a living through scrap metal collection

FOR ordinary Zimbabweans discarded steel, aluminium and other metals are nothing more than a piece of trash that needs to be…

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‘Village head’, chief accused of corruptly selling land

Resettled villagers in Insiza District’s Greenland, Matabeleland South, are accusing a fellow villager, Alfred Sibanda, of imposing himself as village…

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