Gango 40: #JobsZanuCreated, Opportunities, Informal trading and its impact on women,

Informal trading and its impact on women, #JobsZanuCreated, ICTs and Youth Development, Opportunities
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Education vs. Profit 

Education of one’s children is believed to be the most valuable...

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Provision Of Free Sanitary Pads to School Girls; Government Should Join the Band Wagon

Adolescent schoolgirls around the world face that reality of menstruation every month. A lack of proper feminine hygiene products is one of the biggest challenges to gender equality in impoverished countries, Zimbabwe included.

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PODCAST: Delimitation of Constituencies for Elections as Provided for by the Constitution of Zimbabwe Part 2

Delimitation is the process of dividing the country into constituencies and wards for the purposes of elections of persons to constituency seats in the National Assembly and of Councillors to local authorities. This process is carried out in terms of sections 160 and 161 of the new Constitution.

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Video of the Week

VIDEO:Zimbabwe 2018 Elections –Young People’s Fears and Aspirations

Young people are an important component and resource of any nation but are often excluded from decision making on matters that ultimately affect them. In Zimbabwe, young people are the largest demographic group, and as the nation gears for the 2018 elections, different political parties are jostling to lure the votes of this demography.

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STORIFY: #JobsZanuCreated or rather Jobs Zimbabweans created for themselves... What's the Truth?

Social media, especially Twitter has been busy with people making jokes on Hon Psychology Mazivisa’s remarks that Zanu PF has created more jobs thus far, surpassing the 2, 2 million target it promised young people during the 2013 electoral campaign. Speaking last week at a discussion forum was held in Harare featuring prominent youth leaders under the theme, “Zimbabwe: The Task At Hand – A View from Young Professionals” Mazivisa said Zanu PF is now lost count of the number of jobs it has created after 2013, as the party has surpassed its target.

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Community Organization Profile

Vuka Uzenzele Trust

Vuka Uzenzele Trust is a non-profit community organization based in Harare and operates in Matebeleland North, Mashonaland West and Manicaland particularly Buhera. The organisation works to promote women and youth development by enabling them to build successful futures for themselves and their communities. 

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Communities in Action

Young Women in Mines Bemoan Further Marginalization

Women in Vumbachikwe Mine in ward 21, Gwanda, Matebeleland South have challenged the mine authorities to relook into their employment strategy which closes out women, asking for equal employment so that they can afford to fend for their families as they have full family responsibilities.

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Africa in Focus

Will African Leaders Allow Youth to Make the World a Better Place?

On July 18th, the birthday of Nelson Mandela, we celebrate an extraordinary individual whose words and deeds continue to inspire the world, including its youth.

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Poverty in Africa - the Staggering Figures and the Hope

Cape Town — One in three Africans is destitute, says a new study on poverty in 39 African nations led by development economists at Oxford University in Britain.

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Feature

Informal Trading: Now a competitive front for Women

The informal sector has fast become Zimbabwe’s key mechanism for copying with the growing poverty, particularly in urban areas. With industry having been closed for almost two decades now, both men and women have found an option in vending and other entrepreneurial initiatives for survival.

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ICT’s Central to Young People’s Innovation and Development

If given access to information and communications technologies (ICT) at early ages young people are more likely to become early developers and adapters of the technologies, skills necessary for innovation and economic growth. Young people are the largest resource needed for development thus they have to be well equipped and ready for societal transformation and development.

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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 this .
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SAT: Country Director - Zimbabwe

Southern African AIDS Trust (SAT) is an innovative organisation with a regional footprint contributing to improved systems for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of girls and women in eastern and southern Africa. It is driven by gender equality, community ownership and the agency and aspiration of girls, adolescents and young people. SAT works with a network of over 100 communities, NGOs, CBOs and activists working for universal SRHR in equitable and inclusive systems for health.

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Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Team Leader

JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc. (JSI) seeks a dynamic and highly experienced candidate for the role of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) Team Leader for an anticipated five-year integrated health program funded by USAID. The project's aim is to improve maternal, youth and child health and survival in beneficiary communities and populations in targeted areas in Zimbabwe. This will be achieved by working through private partners and the public sector.

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Nutrition Officer (Micronutrients), (NO-2), Harare, Zimbabwe - 1 year Fixed Term Contract (Zimbabwean nationals only)

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential - to the benefit of a better world.

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Young Health Programme Scholarship 2017

Young Health Programme is proud to provide charitable support to One Young World to engage more youth in their efforts to address the issue of adolescent health and disease prevention. Young Health Programme is collaborating with One Young World to offer ten scholarships to inspiring young leaders to attend the One Young World Summit 2017 in Bogotá, Colombia.

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Earth Journalism Network’s CCMP Journalism Fellowships

The Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) led by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network is pleased to announce Fellowship opportunities for journalists to attend the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bonn, Germany in mid-November 2017.

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Young Health Programme Scholarship 2017

Young Health Programme is proud to provide charitable support to One Young World to engage more youth in their efforts to address the issue of adolescent health and disease prevention. Young Health Programme is collaborating with One Young World to offer ten scholarships to inspiring young leaders to attend the One Young World Summit 2017 in Bogotá, Colombia.

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PSI Zimbabwe IPC Consultant, Harare

PSI/Zimbabwe is searching for short term technical and operation assistance to the Interpersonal Communication (IPC) program for a 4-month period. This position will be based in Harare, Zimbabwe and reports to the Deputy Regional Director, South Africa.

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UN Volunteering Opportunity 2017

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international co-operation and to create and maintain international order. A replacement for the ineffective League of Nations, the organization was established on 24 October 1945 after World War II in order to prevent another such conflict.

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Rīga Conference Future Leaders Forum 2017 in Latvia

The Rīga Conference has become a unique venue for constructive dialogue on international security issues between leading global decision makers. The event is organized jointly by the Latvian Transatlantic Organisation, the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia. The ability to facilitate such debates at various levels and with the participation of high level politicians, diplomats, experts, as well as local and international media is a proof of our ability to think and work in a global context attracting key players and facing the issues that affect our societies the most.

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Individual Consultant - Undertake Needs Assessment for Dispute Resolution Framework for the Zimbabwe Land Commission (ZLC), Harare, Zimbabwe

The Ministry of Lands and Rural Resettlement (MLRR) has developed project: Support to the Ministry of Lands and Rural Resettlement 2014 to 2016 Action Plan. The main objective of the project is to assist the MLRR accelerate the rehabilitation of the land sector as a prerequisite for recovery and development of agriculture and other land based economic sectors.? The project is supported with resources from the UNDP and European Union from 2014 to 2017.

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HIIG Fellowship– Internet and Society 2018 in Germany

In 2018, the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) once again opens its doors for fellow scholars! HIIG are looking for individuals from diverse backgrounds and professional experiences who want to contribute to the range of the institute’s trans-disciplinary internet research. HIIG particularly encourage early stage researchers to apply. HIIG offer fellowships that range from a minimum of 3 months to a maximum of 12 months within the year 2018.

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