Democracy is not just a question of having a vote. It consists of strengthening each citizen’s possibility and capacity to participate in the deliberations involved in life in society.
Youth Should Remain Resilient in Fulfilling their Generational Mandate
Historically, change was brought by more energetic, focused and determined youth. With Hitler leading German into a formidable force in the penning of world history, Thomas Sankara at the age of thirty three also shook Africa and seized power in a popularly-supported coup in ....
Wadzanai Community Development Trust (WCDT) is a community based organization located in Chinamhora communal area, northwest of Goromonzi District in Mashonaland East Province of Zimbabwe. The organisation was established as cooperate in the late 80’s, when a group of women came together to start income generating projects.
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.
Politicians are so busy fighting for their jobs, they hardly seem to notice that they risk going out of business. Democracy is on the wane, yet the problem is nowhere in Parliaments. Common to all is a progressive loss of vision, of long term planning and solutions, with politics used just for power.
Essential Guide to Kenya's High Stakes Election On 8 August
Kenya's 8 August elections are rapidly approaching and concerns continue to mount over the prospect of electoral violence. In this Q&A, Senior Kenya Analyst Murithi Mutiga looks at what is at stake and assesses efforts to prevent another violent fallout from the balloting.
Shifting from Poverty Alleviation to Sustainable Wealth Creation
The world is in the era of implementing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which were drafted after the millennium goals were found inadequate. Primarily the SDGs are designed to confront poverty in all its forms everywhere. Poverty remains an adversary that no society can afford to ignore or underrate.
Lack of Conducive Learning Facilities Upsetting Rural Schools’ Performance
Opportunities for children in rural areas still remain limited in Zimbabwe. High school dropout especially among the girl child and lack of adequate and conducive learning facilities are characteristic of most rural areas in Zimbabwe. This is despite the government’s efforts to construct schools closer to the communities as a way of responding to the long distances pupils had to do with to get to the nearest school.
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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT - WaSH Coordinator (INT3644)
Oxfam is a global movement of people who won't live with the injustice of poverty. Together we save and rebuild lives in disasters. We help people build better lives for themselves. We speak out on the big issues that keep people poor, like inequality, discrimination against women and climate change and we won't stop until every person on the planet can live without poverty.
Technical Director – Maternal , Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) and Family Planning (FP)
FHI 360 is seeking applications for an Technical Director for an anticipated Integrated Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) and Family planning project in Zimbabwe. This project aims to improve maternal, newborn and child health and reproductive health services in targeted areas through a combined maternal, newborn and child health and family planning activity.
Traineeship at the Policy and Humanitarian Diplomacy Division (Five positions)
The Policy and Humanitarian Diplomacy Division of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) offers five traineeship positions for a period of one year, starting either in January, February or March 2018.
MAPS is promoted by the University of Torino and held at Collegio Carlo Alberto. It is an Advanced Master's programme, open to students with a second cycle degree or one-long cycle degreein social sciences (including economics and business administration), statistics, law, humanities and the like.
4th African- Europe Youth Summit and Youth Plug-In
The 4th Africa-Europe Youth Summit will bring together more than 120 youth leaders from both continents, including African Diaspora on 9-11 October in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire to agree on a declaration on themes including education, peace & security, environment, business, democratic inclusion and culture.
The sixth edition of Waste & Energy Green Expo seeks to promote sustainable development through sustainable waste management, utilisation of renewable energy and promotion of sustainable consumption. The 2017 Green Expo will give stakeholders and the general public an exclusive platform for practice knowledge sharing, interact and share industry best practices, in light of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Red Bull Music Academy heads to Berlin next year, and is now inviting music makers worldwide to apply to take part. The 2018 edition will mark 20 years of traveling the globe, celebrating the stories behind the music that moves us.
Team Leader and Institutional Capacity Development Expert, Zimbabwe Agricultural Growth Programme
DAI is an international development company. For more than 45 years, we have worked on the frontlines of international development, tackling fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability.
ACCA is the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. We're the world's most forward thinking professional accountancy body. Since we were founded in 1904, we have expanded to over 1200 staff in 53 countries, meaning we’re a truly global organisation. Our people enjoy a working environment that is dynamic, human and connected, and have a strong focus on creating value for our students and members.
Volunteer role: National Volunteer- Research and Programme Development Specialist
VSO is the world's leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It's a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world's poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.