Gango 45: Electoral Mismanagement &Quest for Power| African Leaders Shameful| Opportunities| 2018 Elections-Female Candidates Speak

Electoral Mismanagement & Quest for Power, Opportunities
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Zimbabwe Economically Stressed Under Political Independence

Africa remains one of the richest continents in the world as far as natural.......

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Policy Discord a Disaster to National Development

The benefits of genuine democracy and authentic citizen participation in governance are uncontested. Social stability, political accountability, effective development, and equitable resource distribution are but a few of the goals espoused, if only in words rather than action.
 
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PODCAST: Computer Crime And Cyber Crime Bill In Zimbabwe: Citizens React

Zimbabwe is on the verge of adopting a Computer crime and Cyber crime Bill aimed at criminalizing offences against computers and communications infrastructure networks related crimes to consolidate the criminal law on computer crime and network ......

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Video of the Week

VIDEO: 2018 Elections Voices of Aspiring Young Female Candidates

The participation of young people, especially women in the electoral process has been very minimal over the years. Violence, lack of campaign resources and support, discrimination by society are what characterize the political field.

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STORIFY: Of Electoral Mismanagement and the Quest for Power

The recently held Angolan elections, the first of its own after 38 years of dictatorship by Jose Eduardo dos Santos, have been heavily contested by the opposition alleging that it has been rigged in favour of the ruling party, People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola. 

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Community Organization Profile

Shamwari Yemwanasikana (SYS)

Shamwari Yemwanasikana (SYS) is a community based organisation that seeks to promote the rights and empowerment of the girl child in the home, school and community setup. It is registered under the laws of Zimbabwe as a trust in 2014 and awarded a Private Voluntary Organization registration in July 2017. 

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Communities in Action

CBO Assists Community to Acquire Identity Documents

Wadzanai Development Trust, an organisation based in Goromonzi has embarked in a process engaging the local leadership, councillors and village headmen, to lobby District Registry offices to issue identity documents to members of the community, amid concerns that most people far above the legal majority age are living without these documents.

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Africa in Focus

African Politicians Seeking Medical Help Abroad Is Shameful, and Harms Health Care

There is an African idiom that if a man does not eat at home, he may never give his wife enough money to cook a good pot of soup. This might just be true when applied to politicians on the continent seeking medical help anywhere but home.

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Feature

People Living with Disability not a Problem but Part of the Solution

People living with disabilities, especially young people often face marginalization and severe social, economic, and civic disparities as compared with those without disabilities due to a range of factors from stigma to inaccessible environments. They face twice the problem of not being recognized than any other.

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Responsive Skills and Education System Key for the Future of Youth

For centuries, it has been undisputed that societies survived by the extent to which its people managed to identify the skills needed within their localities and aim at getting such skills as a responsive measure to their realities. 

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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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Reuters Journalism Internship 2018

The Reuters Journalism Internship offers talented students and graduates with a strong interest in journalism an opportunity to learn at the world’s largest independent, international, multimedia news agency, working alongside our most seasoned journalists and editors.

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Consultants for the end Evaluation of the ZIMJRII – Oxfam Novib

Oxfam Novib is looking for a team of experienced evaluators, for the end evaluation of the Zimbabwe Joint Response II (ZIMJRII). The ZIMJRII aimed to provide humanitarian assistance to the most vulnerable people affected by the El Nino-induced drought and food security crisis in Zimbabwe, while at the same time promoting early recovery strategies and ensure that humanitarian assistance can be scaled down after the next harvest.

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DRIVER x 4 (NKAYI, INSIZA, GOKWE SOUTH & M & E)

Purpose of the Position:

To provide safely driving services to the organization. Carrying staff to and from different work locations and ensuring that program vehicles are well maintained.

Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:

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Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor - Zimbabwe

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor will provide M&E technical leadership for an anticipated five-year USAID/Zimbabwe Integrated Maternal and Child Health (MCH) and Family Planning (FP) program. S/he will lead the design and implementation of program M&E to ensure that key activities are being implemented effectively to achieve the intended results and help measure the program's outcomes (including qualitative and quantitative assessments). S/he will lead analysis of data collected for assessment of progress and areas of improvement. S/he will guide reporting processes amongst technical staff and consolidate program reports, promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learnt.

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Appointment of Executive Director

Job title: Executive Director
Reports to: Chair of the Board of Trustees
Supervises: Program Director, Operations Manager, Communications Officer, Finance Manager, and Executive Consultants.
Liaises with: Funding Partners, Civil Society Partners, and Regulators.
Job location: Dakar, Senegal

TrustAfrica is seeking to recruit a new Executive Director to lead the independent foundation that strives to secure the conditions for democracy and equitable development throughout the continent. Led by Africans, we convene dialogue, catalyse ideas, and provide grants and technical assistance to organizations working to advance these goals.

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM COHORT 12 (15 January – 9 February, 2018)

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. The YALI Regional Leadership Center Southern Africa (RLC SA) is hosted by the University of South Africa at the Graduate School of Business Leadership in Midrand, South Africa.

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Resilience Journalism Fellowship 2017 at New York

This fall, up to 15 journalists will gather in New York City for six days of study and discussion as part of the new Resilience Journalism Fellowship at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

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Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards 2017, Bonn, Germany

 
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Senior Livelihoods Officer, Harare, Zimbabwe

Position Overview
 
The IRC is seeking an experienced and professional Livelihoods Officer for a resilience building project in Nyanga district (Manicaland province in Zimbabwe).
The project will focus on a mix of irrigation; mechanization; climate smart agriculture; high value cash crops; fodder crops; livestock; and non-timber forest products, tailored to the individual climatic, geographic and market characteristics of the target wards.
 
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Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor - Zimbabwe

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor will provide M&E technical leadership for an anticipated five-year USAID/Zimbabwe Integrated Maternal and Child Health (MCH) and Family Planning (FP) program. S/he will lead the design and implementation of program M&E to ensure that key activities are being implemented effectively to achieve the intended results and help measure the program's outcomes (including qualitative and quantitative assessments). S/he will lead analysis of data collected for assessment of progress and areas of improvement. S/he will guide reporting processes amongst technical staff and consolidate program reports, promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learnt.

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Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, Zimbabwe at International Rescue Committee (IRC)

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.

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