Gango 52: #GoodwillForWho, Abortion Debate Incomplete, Why Africa Lags Behind In Education?, Opportunities

 

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REGISTER! YOUR VOTE YOUR RIGHT

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:

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Linking Menstruation with Access to Education: The Case of a School Going Girl

1. Introduction

Poor menstrual hygiene management (MHM) among schoolgirls in low-income countries affects girls’ dignity, self-esteem, proper health and schooling. Hygienic, effective, and sustainable menstrual products are required to sustain girls during schooling hours as well as at home.

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PODCAST: Abortion: An Incomplete Human Right Debate in Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe, the legality of abortion among women and girls still remain one of the topical human rights issues the country needs to face. Read More
 

Video of the Week

VIDEO: Voter Education Critical as BVR Remains Alien

Recently the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) launched and kick started the biometric registration process in 63 districts countrywide. The registration process which involves capturing of the voter’s biometrics is the first of its kind in Zimbabwe.

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STORIFY: #GoodwillForWhoAmbassador..... People's Reactions

Recently President Mugabe was named the WHO goodwill ambassador for non-communicable diseases, a position he only held for four days before he was sacked following world-wide condemnation from human rights groups, donor organisation and various governments.

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Community Organization Profile

Communities Against Drug and Substance Abuse (CADASA Trust)

Communities Against Drug and Substance Abuse (CADASA Trust) is a youth serving national charitable organization involved in Drug and Substance Abuse programming. The organisation operates in the high and low density communities of Harare.

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Communities in Action

Strengthening Young Women’s Voices through Income Generating Projects

It’s all smiles for young women in Mudhindo village,  Guruve District in Mashonaland Province after they successfully harvested their fish under a project coordinated by Institute for Young Women Development Trust, a local community based organisation based in Bindura, and supported by an international organisation called IDEX with the main aim of strengthening young women’s voices in their communities.

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Africa in Focus

Illicit Outflows Hurting Africa's Revenue Collections, Devt Efforts

Tax avoidance by some multinational companies is undermining domestic resource mobilisation efforts in most African countries, leading to loss of nearly $50 billion over the last decade.

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Why Africa Lags Behind in Global Education Goals - UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has said Nigeria and other African countries were lagging behind in the Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs).

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Feature

Samora Machel’s Warning to Zimbabwe on Mugabe: not yet Uhuru

The month of October casts a dark cloud over of our Mother continent Africa, as it swallowed great revolutionaries who greatly shaped the struggles against colonialism and imperialism. On the 19th of October 1986, Samora Moisés Machel the first President of Mozambique died when his presidential aircraft crashed near the Mozambique-South Africa border.
 
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Voter Registration-....And this Thing the Bio-me……...”

It is with no doubt a fact! There is need to educate the youth generation on the benefits of voting. Much emphasis should however be first put on the Voter Registration.

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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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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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Demographic And Health Survey Fellowship Program 2018

Since 1984, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program has provided technical assistance to more than 300 surveys in over 90 countries, advancing global understanding of health and population trends in developing countries.

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Yale Young African Scholars Program 2018 in U.S.A.

The Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS) is an intensive academic and enrichment program designed for African secondary school students planning to pursue tertiary education and who wish to make a meaningful impact as young leaders on the continent. YYAS is an official program of Yale University.

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ASSISTANT COUNTRY DIRECTOR - SYSTEMS (MAT COVER)

The Assistant Country Director (Systems) is a key member of GOAL Malawi’s senior management team and will also be expected to contribute to the overall development and running of the country programme. Significant focus will be on expanding the capacity of the logistic department, IT department, administration and human resources department, through mentoring the different managers.

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Cultural Entrepreneurship Program 2018 in Melbourne, Australia

Cultural Infusion delivers interactive programs that build acceptance and intercultural understanding among communities and youth for a more harmonious world. Students will meet senior professionals, industry leaders, academic leaders, NGO leaders and leading practitioners who are working in this sector and based in Melbourne, Australia.

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Fondation Rainbow Bridge MBA Scholarships for African and Asian Women

The Fondation Rainbow Bridge Scholarship is available for women from Asian or African countries affected by natural disasters, drought or famine to pursue an MBA programme at HEC Paris.

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University of Cambridge Scholarships 2018/2019 for Foreign Students

The Cambridge Trust is offering Cambridge International Scholarships to pursue PhD studies for 2018-2019 academic year.

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Director, Monitoring and Evaluation – Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) and Family Planning

FHI 360 seeks to recruit a Director of Monitoring and Evaluation for an anticipated five-year Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) and Family Planning project in Zimbabwe, focused on improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health services in targeted areas through a combined MNCH/FP activity.

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PROGRAMME SPECIALIST

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,

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Call for Applications for the Fifth African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG)

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is pleased to announce the call for applications for the fifth African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG).

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Monitoring Assistant SCG5 (68401)

ABOUT WFP

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.

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Strategic Information / Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist - Harare

The Ministry of Health and Child Care introduced antiretroviral therapy into the public sector in 2004 with the aim of reducing HIV related morbidity and mortality as well as improving the quality of life for people living with HIV in Zimbabwe. Implementation was initially guided by the Rollout of ART 2004-2007 followed by the Plan for the Nationwide Rollout of Antiretroviral Therapy in Zimbabwe, 2008-2012 then subsequently the Plan for the Nationwide Rollout of Antiretroviral Therapy in Zimbabwe, 2013-2017.

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Call for Applications, Young Leaders, Sustainable Development Goals

 
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