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Citizen's views on the mother who beat up her child to the point of death, pleanty opportunities and jobs plus Literacy Day.
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Today we look at the country's Tech regulator, POTRAZ, whom we can now engage on Social Media, so if you have something to say to them, go ahead and engage them on Facebook, or the 140 Character Tweeter Still on POTRAZ, they have made a call to tender to develop a National Central Subscriber Information Database System (NACSID). Basically, POTTRAZ now wants all your information that is stored by service providers at their finger tips, go ahead and learn more about this from this TechZim article

2017 National Budget Consultative Meeting: Youths Speak Out

Young People strongly voiced their concerns at the National Budget consultative meeting that was held this Wednesday 14th of September at Cresta Jameson Hotel in Harare. Young people were fully represented at the meeting where the Public Accounts Committee facilitated in gathering the views of the people on how they would want government to share and distribute public funds in the coming fiscal year. 

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PODCAST: Citizen's views on mum who beat son to death

In the first week of September, The Herald, a  local newspaper published a story of a woman in Chitungwiza who killed her son in the process of disciplining him for stealing 25 cents.
Organizing for Zimbabwe randomly asked citizens their views on the issue and the best way to discipline a child.

Click the clip below to hear what they had to say:

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PODCAST: Creating an enabling tomorrow today

As part of commemorating the World Literacy day, Organizing for Zimbabwe spoke to Leeroy Masawi,  cofounder of Mastermind Nation, an organisation driven by the vision to ease the access of books to young people who are in schools and have no or limited access to books. For more about how they do it and one can access any books free of charge listen to the conversation we had with him.
literacy podcast

International Literacy Day 2016: “Reading the Past, Writing the Future”

 “The world has changed since 1966 – but our determination to provide every woman and man with the skills, capacities and opportunities to become everything they wish, in dignity and respect, remains as firm as ever. Literacy is a foundation to build a more sustainable future for all”-UNESCO Director-General

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2016 Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study in the UK (Fully Funded)
Application Deadline: 19 November 2016
Learn more here

EGPAF Requires

Team Leaders by x33 - The Team Leader will be responsible for supervision of a team of interviewers, report daily all necessary information. He/ She must be a self-motivated individual who collects Young Adult of Zimbabwe sur vey data in selected districts of Zimbabwe.  He/she will work closely with the survey management team to ensure collection of   high quality, timely research data.
Research Supervisors x2 - The Research Supervisor will work closely with the Senior Researcher in the coordination and implementation of the Young Adult Survey of Zimbabwe (YAZ). The cadre will be responsible for the implementation of the project in the selected districts of Zimbabwe including supervision, monitoring and coordination of field data collection activities. He/she will work closely with team leaders, data collectors, laboratory coordinator and the Senior Researcher.
Drivers x33 - The Driver provides efficient, reliable and safe driving services to Young Adult of Zimbabwe survey teams. Additionally, s/he drives the office vehicle for transporting authorized personnel and delivery/collection of mail, documents and other items ensuring the highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. The Driver also demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, confidentiality, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
To Apply- email Cover Letter and CV to In the subject line, please state the title of the position you are applying for. Applications received outside the stated channels will be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Closing date is 25 September 2016.
Action Aid is looking for a Project Manager (Resilience Building)
The Project Manager will oversee the implementation of innovative and sustainable responses that will be rolled out in close partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation Development and other district stakeholders. He/she will also manage the Consortium Implementing Team, relate with donors, provide management oversight for the project’s narrative and financial reporting and be overall in charge of the project’s narrative and financial reporting.
Interested candidates should send a request for a CV template on: which they will then submit with a motivation letter (indicating expected monthly gross salary). Please ensure that the email contains the subject Project Manager (Resilience Building) or REF # EMP/16-09.
Gates Cambridge Scholarships Programme 2017 for Study at the University of Cambridge, UK (Fully Funded)
Application Deadline: December 7th 2016
The Gates Cambridge Scholarships are one of the most prestigious international scholarships in the world.  The Gates Cambridge Scholarship programme was established in October 2000 by a donation of US$210m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge.

Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. To learn more and apply, click here


Submissions are now being accepted for the AfDB Development Evaluation Week 2016 Essay Contest. The theme of the 2016 contest is:  “Evaluating the AfDB “High 5’s” for transforming Africa” The deadline for submissions is midnight (Abidjan Time) on September 15, 2016. For more information, please visit this link

The 2017 Mo Ibrahim Foundation leadership fellowship program is recruiting fellows who will perform the functions and duties of the position at the headquarters of the African Development Bank in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, or in any other location from which the Bank carries out its operations. You can find more information at this link -  The deadline for submitting applications is 14 October 2016.


The Global Inclusion Awards, a CYFI initiative, recognize and honor those that achieve greatness and demonstrate innovation in financial, social and livelihoods education, financial inclusion,and entrepreneurial support for children and youth at the national, regional and international level.

The application process is open from 18 August – 18 September 2016.

Apply for the following Award categories:

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