Gango 50: Fear of 2008 Economic Woes Looms, Reshuffling or Recycling?, Girl Protection Should Be Gvt's Top Priority Issue. Opportunities

Fear of 2008 Economic Woes Looms. Reshuffling or Recycling?.Opportunities 
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Empowerment and Protection of Girls Should be Every Govt’s Top Priority Issue

Organizing for Zimbabwe Trust joins the rest of the world in celebrating the.....

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Gender Equality and Equity: An Analysis of Women Representation in Electoral Processes in Zimbabwe

Introduction

The discourse of women empowerment have grown swiftly in the past two decades as women move up the ladder with men in various ways within different development domains.

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PODCAST: Citizens React on President Mugabe's Cabinet Reshuffle

This week President Robert Mugabe reshuffled his cabinet which many argued has nothing to do with the economy or serving the country’s interests, but certainly about President Mugabe balancing factional issues in his party Zanu PF. O4Z gathered citizen's perspective towards the reshuffle and these were some of citizens' reactions.

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Video of the Week

Video:Price Hikes : Fear of the 2008 Economic Woes Looms

Two weeks ago Zimbabwe woke up ablaze with a wave of basic commodity price hikes….. Desperate and seemingly frustrated customers were seen all over Harare and Bulawayo with hordes of foodstuff as they prepare themselves for the worst to come.

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STORIFY: Is it Cabinet Reshuffling or Recycling?

Recently President Robert Mugabe reshuffled his cabinet, axing performing ministers and introducing new faces and ministries into the already bloated government. The move however, came at a time the ruling party is riddled with imploding factionalism, this time pitching the Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and First Lady Grace Mugabe.

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Community Organization Profile

Jekesa Pfungwa Vulingqondo (JPV)

Jekesa Pfungwa Vulingqondo (JPV) is an indigenous Zimbabwean non-governmental organisation, working with women groups at grassroots level, for the mobilization and development of women in rural and poor peri-urban areas.

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Communities in Action

Empowering Child Brides Through Farming

Real Open Opportunities for Transformation Support (ROOTS) a non-profit organization working towards the promotion of economic and social justice among young people in peri-urban, rural and mining communities has embarked on a farming project to address issues of child marriage.

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Africa in Focus

Africa Leads the Way in Election Technology, but There's a Long Way to Go

Kenya's recently annulled elections will soon be re-run, but the long-term questions they raised about election management are still unanswered. The spotlight is on the work of international observer teams, but there are also much wider questions of electoral capacity - problems that extend to the top of the African Union, and thence across the whole continent.

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A Quality Education Must Involve More than Teaching to the Test

The World Bank just released the World Development Report 2018: Learning to Realize Educations Promise. In this report, it warns of a “learning crisis” in global education . According to this report, millions of young students from developing countries face the prospect of lost opportunity and lower wages in life because of the quality of education they are getting in primary and secondary schools is poor.

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Feature

Mining Crucial Towards Economic Revival

Once the bread basket of Africa, Zimbabwe’s economy has fallen in the doldrums due to mismanagement, bad governance, corruption and cronyism. High inflation, unemployment and poverty is what characterised the ‘modern’ day Zimbabwe and this is despite the country’s richness in natural resources.

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Church, Faith and Politics in Zimbabwe: Recalling the Secular

Religion has always been a key aspect of Zimbabwe’s national consciousness. And its points of entry into this national consciousness are many. From the very indigenous African Traditional religion and its uniquely liberatory role in the 1st and 2nd Chimurengas through to orthodox Christianity and its mixed legacy of conservatism and literacy.
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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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Project Manager Non- Communicable Diseases at SolidarMed

SolidarMed is a Swiss organisation for Health in Africa improving the health care of 1.5 million people in Lesotho, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. SolidarMed sustainably strengthens and meaningfully expands existing health services.
 
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Maternal Neonatal Health Project Manager, Masvingo

SolidarMed is a long term partner of the Ministry of Health and Child Care in Zimbabwe. Based in Masvingo Province (South Zimbabwe), SolidarMed provides support to health service delivery according to Zimbabwe’s National Health Strategy, promoting equitable access to health services.

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Chief Child Protection, (L-5), Harare, Zimbabwe

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.

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Chief of Social Policy & Research (2 years fixed term contract)

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

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Undergraduate International Entrance Scholarships 2018-19

Take advantage of one of Canada’s most generous university scholarship programs. Lakehead University makes paying for your university degree easier so you can focus on your education. Lakehead’s International Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships are now renewable.

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World Youth Forum 2017 in Sharm El sheikh, Egypt

World Youth Forum is a platform that sends a message of peace, prosperity, harmony and progress to the entire world built by promising youth. Engaging youth from around the globe in an enriching platform allowing them to express their views and recommend initiatives to decision makers and different influential figures.

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World Bank Group Youth Summit 2017: Technology and Innovation for Impact

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Kectil Program: Identifying and Nurturing Youth in Developing Countries

The Kectil Program is inviting highly talented youth in developing countries who have the potential to make a positive difference in their communities and countries.

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Undergraduate International Entrance Scholarships 2018-19

Take advantage of one of Canada’s most generous university scholarship programs. Lakehead University makes paying for your university degree easier so you can focus on your education. Lakehead’s International Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships are now renewable.

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The Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education (Nuffic) offers fellowships for training courses in the Netherlands.

Nuffic offers StuNed, NFP and MSP (MENA) Fellowships. These fellowships seek to develop and strengthen the skills, instincts, and abilities of professionals to enable their organisations and communities to succeed in an ever-changing world.

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Exciting Vacancies Open, Deadline 13 October 2017

 

DESCRIPTION: 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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