Gango 43: Reinstatement of Youth Officers Populist, First Time Voters &2018, Victory of Incumbency, Opportunities

Reinstatement of Youth Officers Populists, First Time Voters & 2018, Victory of Incumbency and #NoConfidence
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Quotes from Our Liberators

“What some of us are fighting for is to see that this oppressive system is crushed. We don’t care whether, I don’t even care whether I will be part of the top echelon in the ruling, I’m not worried but I’m dying to see a change in the system, that’s all...." Josiah Magama Tongogara (Zimbabwe National Liberation Army ( ZANLA) Commander

Reinstatement of Youth Officers…. A Populist Policy That Won’t Help the Nation

With economic challenges haunting young Zimbabweans, the creation of sustainable employment opportunities in Zimbabwe is still far from being a reality. It is from the background that the political elite, Zanu PF in particular have not met its obligation and promise to develop the nation and create employment for youth who constitute approximately 67.7% of the total population remains an employable force in Zimbabwe.

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PODCAST: Young People On The Importance of Electoral Participation and Inclusion

The Zimbabwean political landscape has previously deprived young people the chance to participate in electoral processes. Cases of political violence, manipulation and patronage politics characterize the current Zimbabwean political environment.

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Video of the Week

VIDEO: Aspirations and Expectations of First Time Voters

Elections are important in enhancing democracy in any nation as they allow ordinary citizens, especially young people to participate in determining how they should be governed. In Zimbabwe, however, participation of young people in elections has been grossly affected by apathy, political leadership’s......

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STORIFY: Victory of the Incumbent.....and #NoConfidence....

Africa this week, and coincidentally on the same day witnessed two important episodes, the harmonised elections in Kenya, as well as the vote of no confidence motion on South African President Jacob Zuma. Both incidences are of importance given the history of these two countries, the latter being always referred to as the hallmark of democracy in Africa. Kenya’s elections have been on the spotlight for the past years, with political and ethnic violence being the order of the day.

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Community Organization Profile

Youth for Life Zimbabwe Trust

Youth for Life Zimbabwe Trust is a non-profit community organization working in Redcliff, Kwekwe and Victoria Falls. The organization targets and works with young people with dynamic services, with an intention to elevate, protect and equip them with sufficient resources they need to lead in future.

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Communities in Action

CBO Promoting Young Women Participation in Community Development and Decision Making Through Sports

In its continued efforts to empower adolescent girls and young women in rural and urban areas, Girls and Women Empowerment Network Trust (GWEN) held its first Her Sports Day tournament in Seke rural. The tournament whose main objectives was to promote young women participation in community development and decision making was aimed at providing a safe space for young women interaction.

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Africa in Focus

As South Africa's Leaders Quarrel, the Real Struggle Continues

If you watch political events or have even a marginal interest in politics, South Africa is a distracting place. Today, in Parliament, there'll be a secret ballot vote of no confidence in the president. Then there are the details of how the Gupta family has wormed its way into apparently every nook and cranny of the government, and the decisions as to who will lead the ANC post-2019 dominate our headlines.

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Feature

Community Urged to Change Way of Thinking to Combat Child Marriages

Women’s vulnerability to economic exploitation, gender based violence, HIV/AIDS and poverty has increased due to limited access to financial, land and health. This coupled with the violent, patriarchal, cultural, and religious beliefs as well as myths around young women’s involvement in the public spheres; young women have largely been excluded in the national and community leadership structures.

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Young People: A Frontier of Hope in the Implementation of the SDGS

The imagination, ideals and energies of young people are vital for the continuing development of the societies in which they live and their participation in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is grounded upon their ability to access knowledge and information to effectively impact in the development discourse of their communities and nations.

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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 newsletter.
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Senior Grants Acquisition and International Donor Engagement

To identify key grant and other funding opportunities for WVZim through strategic engagement with international donors while ensuring that donor requirements are followed, starting with the positioning and proposal development stage. Grants and other funding acquisition will be done according to the WVZim Partnership wide, National Office and Revenue strategies, taking into account targets and other priorities that have been established.

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Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, Zimbabwe

The Monitoring and Evaluation Manager (M&EM) is responsible for managing day to day M&E issues for the IRC's consortium program funded by the UNDP Zimbabwe Resilience Building Fund. The M&EM provides technical support to the program team to ensure that quality data is collected and analyzed during implementation, and that programs have all necessary data at the close of a project.
 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT - EFSVL Coordinator (INT3708)

 

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.

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Apply to become a Chevening Scholar

The British Embassy in Harare is making a call for eligible Zimbabweans to apply for the prestigious Chevening Scholarship programme for 2018/2019. The Chevening Secretariat is accepting applications via www.chevening.org/apply from 7 August until 7 November 2017.

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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.

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Emergency Nurse, Harare, Zimbabwe

Background

Under the direct supervision of the UN Health Manager, the Emergency Nurse will ensure provision of efficient medical emergency care and nursing services to UN staff and their eligible dependents;

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Fondation Rainbow Bridge MBA Scholarships for African and Asian Women

This scholarship is available for women from Asian or African countries affected by natural disasters, drought or famine.

The Fondation Rainbow Bridge Scholarship was established in memory of Muriel Dargent, Matthieu Dargent, Iris Dargent, and Muriel's parents, all of whom disappeared in the December 2004 Tsunami.

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Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for International Student 2018–2019

Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. Recipients are selected by the awarding body, the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS).

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Volunteer Writer – Document and Publish Stories of Young Change-makers

 
     

Ashoka ’s Youth Venture is an international community of young changemakers, with over 6,000 Venture teams in 23 countries across the globe . The aim of the program is to help create an Everyone A Changemaker World™, a world that responds quickly and effectively to social challenges, and where each individual has the freedom, confidence and societal support to address any social problem and drive change.

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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.

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Technical Officer Laboratory, Harare, Zimbabwe

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

To provide support to the Member States in the WHO African Region to develop policies and strategies and build capacity for the delivery of the health response to HIV/AIDS/TB/Hepatitis and other related diseases. This includes support for rapidly scaling up access to treatment and care services and accelerating prevention, while strengthening health.

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