Despite the economic stress and the ballooning unemployment in the country young people and women have turned to entrepreneurship. Backyard industries have mushroomed in most high density suburbs, and women are seen crushing stones for survival in the dormitory town of Chitungwiza. This week we had a chat with some backyard entrepreneurs in Chitungwiza and Dzivarasekwa and their stories fascinating as they are tell a lot about the government’s failure to resuscitate the economy.
World Youth Day for Democracy is a day set aside by the World Youth Movement for Democracy to celebrate the contributions of young people world over in their fight 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 agents for their involvement in championing democracy in their respective countries.
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