National development only possible when you employ youths
By Prudence Mapito
In Africa, Zimbabwe is regarded as one of the countries with high literacy rate. However, despite this there are high levels of unemployment which is causing the country to continue deteriorating. Statistics show that over 60% of the youths in Zimbabwe are unemployed and this has aroused so much public attention and debates in across the country. The issue has been spilled to the social media platform especially WhatsApp in a more humorous way. Every event converted into a joke and
National Youth Policy….. Public Policy without Public Funding is a nullity….
The success of public policies worldwide has been determined by the ability of governments to support its implementation through resource mobilization and allocation towards programs that uplifts the people at large. National budgets generally determine the extent to which public policies and government projects are supported in order to achieve the broader development of a nation. It is one such requirement apart from the policy or legal framework itself that is fundamental in making sure that what is on paper is transformed into practicality. Below are some of the incites on what public policy entails and why it is important in the case of Zimbabwe to value transparency and accountability as far as public policy financing is concerned.
Investing in Educating Women in Science and Technology Crucial
Proper provision of education is one of the fundamentals for economic development and growth. The fast evolution of the digital age has witnessed research, science, and technology forming the backbone of technology and innovation solutions any nation requires. Young women also have a place in this digital revolution and there is greater need to invest in and encourage them to take up science and technology professions against all the existing negative forces at play.
Fastest-Growing Region in Africa Suffering From Slow Pace of Structural Transformation
Despite being the fastest growing sub-region of the continent with an economic growth rate of 6.7% - second in the world to East Asia, East Africa is lagging behind in terms of its structural transformation.
Girl Grandeur Zimbabwe is a community organisation based in Bulawayo, and operates in the bulk of Matebeleland area. The organisation was formed in 2013, and it started as a social club for girls and women, a platform where there could just come together, have fun and build friendships. The club’s main aim was to provide a ‘sanctuary’ for women to share their experiences and advise each other on their respective grievances.
VIDEO: Working Document on the Zimbabwe Youth Manifesto - Digital Version
The Zimbabwe National Youth Manifesto (Working Document) is an advocacy tool that seeks not to challenge the National Youth Policy, but rather provide the youth perspective to the aspirations of young people, and help inform government and other stakeholders on youth perspectives to addressing their salient issues.
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The MEAL Coordinator will work closely with the connectors and country programme staff to catalyse the growth and development of our programme through improving quality, effectiveness and funding, in line with Oxfam in Zimbabwe’s Programmatic Strategic Framework 2016 - 2020, through developing sound MEAL frameworks to enhance our ability to demonstrate the impact of our work.
Based in Harare initially for 10 months, The Finance Officer will work closely with Business Services Manager (BSM), Program Accountant and Project team to ensure that the Securing Rights Program (SRP2) project maintains a high standard of accounting and financial control. The Finance Officer provides essential support to ensure maximum impact of the project. Working under the authority of the BSM, the Finance Officer is responsible for the co-ordination of all financial Matters relating to the work and operations of the SRP 2 project.
Based in Harare initially for 10 months, This role will work closely with partners to support the day-to-day implementation of the SRP2 project, ensuring effective and timely delivery of the programme including technical support to partners, monitoring, report writing and effective communication.
To be Based in Harare for 10 months initially. The purpose of the MEAL Officer role is to support the SRP2 project team and partners to monitor and evaluate the project to ensure efficient and impactful implementation.
VACANCY: Social Norms Advisor, Deadline 16 April 2017
1. Social Norms Advisor :INT3400
Based in Harare initially for 10 months , The purpose of the Social Norms Advisor role is to support the WeCARE project team and partners to design social norms and behavioural change interventions under the WE-Care Programme, with the scope to shift the underlying norms and perceptions that are currently barriers to ‘shared care work’.