Gango 37: Students Activism and Celebrity Politics, Understanding the Role of Parliament, Women's Participation in Elections Lagging, Opportunities

Students Activism and Celebrity Politics, Women's Participation in Politics lagging, Understanding the Role of Parliament, Opportunities
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 Student activism and Celebrity politics in Zimbabwe

''Student activism is a highly conflict-filled terrain with very passionate individuals and groups involved'' said one scholar...... 

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Understanding the Role of Parliament: As the Nation Gears for 2018

Globally, states are run by governments and the governments are elected by the people as representatives of the majority. Countries at some point have to decide on how its day to day activities will be run and by whom. It has to reach a consensus on how power will be distributed and how citizens contribute in that process.

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PODCAST: Roads Accidents, Deteriorating Economy And The Fate Of Young Zimbabweans

Zimbabwe for the past few years has been experiencing economic, social and political tremor, giving birth to corruption and decay of the once intact moral fabric. Young people, being the most mobile, moving from one country in search of greener pastures and opportunities are .......

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Video of the Week

VIDEO: The State of the Education System in Zimbabwe

This video is about the state of the Zimbabwean education system,  once considered the best in the continent, has suffered from a myriad of challenges which among other things include lack of public funding deteriorating standards and corruption in the key responsible ministries

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STORIFY: University of Zimbabwe Medical Students Demonstration: Right to Education is Snatch

The recent 100% fees hike for Medical Students by the University of Zimbabwe has caused uproar among those directly and indirectly affected. The students who were paying $700 where made to pay $1500. The fees are not only high but a violation of section 75 of the Zimbabwean Constitution which among other things provides for basic State funded education. Concerned Zimbabweans took to social media to expose the university authorities and government’s callousness in dealing with the protesting students.

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Community Organization Profile

Youth Dialogue Zimbabwe

Youth Dialogue Zimbabwe (YDZ) is a youth led community organisation based in Mutare. The organisation established and registered in 2007 works mainly with young people mostly from rural communities in and around Manicaland Province. 

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Communities in Action

Asithuthukeni Goat Project, CBO to Get Technical Aid

Women Development Association Zimbabwe (WoDAZ) held a field day at Sitez Ward 8 under the Asithuthukeni Goat Project Pass on Activity funded by the U.S Embassy under the Special Self Help Program is aimed at economically empowering women and girls.

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Africa in Focus


Africa Needs to Act Now to Safeguard the Health of its Youth

Partnerships and stronger collaboration are critical for better access to quality, affordable healthcare for everyone in Africa. This was a key message at the first Africa Health Forum launched by the World Health Organization in Africa and the Government of Rwanda in Kigali today.

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Feature

Women’s Participation in Elections.... An uphill struggle

Women constitute the bulk of the actively involved electoral participators in Zimbabwe and across the world. Despite their commitment in supporting local politicians, their role has not been elevated to more powerful and influential positions in the political space.

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Zim 'Big Business' + 2018 Elections: Peddling Capital for Political Protection and Power?

It may sound odd to many but Zimbabwe has ‘big business’. That is big companies that make significant profits on a yearly basis. Even in such an assumedly ‘hostile’ environment. And there are some major companies out there. Zimplats, Delta Beverages, Econet Wireless, Meikles Limited, Greenfuels, Innscor and a number of significant others that are listed on Zimbabwe’s Stock Exchange.
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Opportunities

Please NOTE: Opportunities are updated on the website daily, always visit the website here to get the latest opportunities, as some are not availed in in this .
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FINANCE OFFICER

Deadline: Friday, June 30th. 2017

The Finance Officer works in close collaboration with all the departments in the operations unit and the finance teams in the Country Offices and OSISA HQ staff in resolving finance-related issues. The Finance Officer will be risk averse and will liaise with the Senior Finance Officer in identifying, managing and eliminating risks in the foundation.

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GRANTS ASSOCIATE

Deadline: Friday, June 30th. 2017

Reporting to the Senior Grants Officer, the Grants Associate will contribute to the implementation of the grants strategy through the provision of effective programme and administrative support services. The Grants Associate will support the grant making processes and adhere to a best practice framework set by the Senior Grants Officer.

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COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Deadline: Friday, July 7th. 2017

The Communications Manager will work closely with the Executive office to develop and oversee the implementation of the OSISA communications strategy. The incumbent will manage the communications unit and ensure that it works in line with the overall strategy of OSISA and promotes the institution's vision, goals and objectives.

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Director of Finance – Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) and Family Planning

The Director of Finance will be responsible for overall financial management of the project, including budget development and monitoring, prime award monitoring and compliance, sub award management and procurement. The Director of Finance will establish and maintain sound financial management practices, and ensure the project’s compliance with FHI 360 and USAID acquisition and agreement financial and agreement procedures, rules and regulations.

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Sponsorship and Development Officer - INSIZA ADP

PURPOSE OF POSITION

To provide field leadership in facilitating the planning, designing, and implementation of Sponsorship, Education, and activities in the ADP with emphasis on community mobilization and participation in liaison with key stakeholders using the Integrated Programming Model.

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Doctoral scholarships from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

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Are you a young researcher working on your PhD? Have you achieved above-average results in your academic career to date? Can you provide evidence of your social commitment? Then apply for a doctoral scholarship from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), which is open to young researchers of any nationality and in all disciplines. The KAS is closely affiliated with the CDU (Christian Democratic Union of Germany) political party.

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Call For Proposals By The European Union And Government Of Zimbabwe: Support The Rule Of Law Through Justice Sector Reforms And Increased Access To Justice For All

11th EDF Support to the Rule of Law and Access to Justice for All

To support the rule of law through justice sector reforms and increased access to justice for all.

EuropeAid/155198/DD/ACT/ZW

The European Union is seeking proposals for projects to be implemented by Civil Society Organisations in the ten (10) provinces of Zimbabwe with financial assistance from the 11th EDF development cooperation strategy agreed to between Zimbabwe and the EU known as the National Indicative Plan.

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Leading South Africa Award for One Young World Summit 2017 in Bogotá

One Young World’s newly established Local Organising Committee for South Africa is proud to announce two ‘Delegate’ scholarship places for impactful young leaders from South Africa to attend the One Young World Summit 2017 in Bogotá, 4-7 October.

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UNU-INWEH Internship Programme 2017 in Canada

Are you a recent graduate or enrolled in a graduate program? Are you interested in making a difference in environmental research and policy? Do you have a commitment towards addressing issues of international importance related to water, environment and health? If so, then the UNU-INWEH Internship Programme could be for you!

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National University of Singapore Scholarships 2017

Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering is inviting applications for international scholarships. Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD research programme in diverse fields at Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering to help students in upgrading their education.

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UNHCR Internship 2017 in Denmark

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is pleased to offer Private Sector Communication Internship for the duration of 6 months. UNHCR is seeking a dynamic and proactive intern, with a strong interest in communication and refugee issues, to complete a six-month internship within UNHCR’s Private Sector Communication team. This is an unpaid internship programme. International students are eligible to apply for this programme.

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