Youth and Sustainable Livelihoods: The Employment Question in Zimbabwe
Youth in Zimbabwe are buffeted by novel challenges on a day to day basis. These challenges are not only limited to access to civic and political rights but also economic sustenance and livelihood, a question that has never been convincingly and sustainably tackled by the country’s political leadership since independence in 1980.
VIDEO: #YouthNow - Young People's Perspectives on Democracy
The fight for democracy and good governance in Africa and the world in general has been a topical issue. On a number of occasions, activists have been incarcerated, unlawfully detained and brutally tortured by state .....
STORIFY: Police-Vendors : Cat and Rat Game that will Never End
Panic and uncertainty has gripped vendors operating in the Central Business District following call by the President and Harare City Council Acting Town Clerk to remove them from the streets, a situation that will see many out of business.
Institute for Young Women Development (IYWD): Who She Is
The Institute for Young Women Development (IYWD) is a vibrant young feminist organisation whose approach and work is informed by the voices and experiences of young women in marginalised communities. Operating in four districts in Mashonaland Central Province, the organisation is committed tomobilising and strengthening the voice and power of young women through developing their capacity on human rights and equality so that they organize themselves, demand accountability and challenge systems, structures and all forms of discrimination.
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.
Globally, 108 million people faced food crises in 2016, compared to about 80 million in 2015 - an increase of 35%, according to the 2017 Global Report on Food Crises. Another 123 million people were 'stressed', contributing to around 230 million such food insecure people in 2016, of whom 72% were in Africa.
We are living in a world where the majority of the electorate and the consumers or benefactors of government policies are popularly known as the ‘born free’ generation. In Sub-Saharan Africa this particularly refers to generations of young people born after political independence. And young people constitute 70%  of the region’s population, qualifying it as the youngest globally.
Africa in Social Media: Terror Victims Minus Viral Global Empathy
There was a terrorist attack in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu this week . Over 300 Somalian citizens were murdered and scores more were injured. Social media did not explode with emotion as it has done with other terrorist attacks on innocent civilians in the global north. There were no Somali flag coloured backgrounds to Facebook images. Neither was the story covered with as much fervour and thorough analysis as global media is wont to do.
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PROGRAMME SPECIALIST at UNESCO
OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST
Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences (ADG/SC) and the Director of the UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa in Harare, and the direct supervision of the Senior Science Programme Specialist, the incumbent will be responsible for the identification, planning, organization, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and support for UNESCO activities and projects related to the International Hydrological Programme (IHP),..
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
The GrowthAfrica Acceleration Programme is demanding, but so is success! The programme and our support is designed to help you scale your venture, make it investment ready and develop your entrepreneurial leadership.
The new Biometric Voter Registration System is here! You simply need to register and become part of Zimbabwe’s new voters roll. Register at any Voter Registration Centre in Zimbabwe. Just meet the requirements:
My name is Najmin Kamilsoy and I am Hurford Youth Fellow with the World movement for Democracy at NED. As a part of my fellowship research, I am exploring the link between universities, academic freedom and youth activism.
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.
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.
Programme Development Officer- South Sudan, Nonviolent Peaceforce
The Programme Development Officer, hereafter referred to as (PDO), is a key member of the programme development team, which is responsible for maintaining support and growing the programme in South Sudan.