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ZRBF-Sizimele Champions Rural Development through Sound Agricultural Projects

The Zimbabwe Resilience Building Fund (ZRBF) is a program that seeks to improve the resilience of vulnerable communities through agricultural projects, developing capacities to absorb and adapt in order to transform livelihoods while breaking the cycles of poverty and food insecurity that entrap the country’s most vulnerable communities. Watch the video below for more details:

National Foods Retirees Stage Protest by Company Premises

Dozens of former National Foods employees staged a protest at the company premises accusing the miller of denying them their 10% percent shareholding. The aggrieved retirees claim that the 10% shareholding in question was donated to them in 1984 through the National Foods Workers’ Trust. Watch the video below for more details: You can listen […]

Unsafe Abortions, Child Marriages: A Second Pandemic in Zimbabwe

Platform For Youth and Community Development – (PYCD) Gender Wellness and Advocacy officer, Cynthia Gwenzi says cases of unsafe abortion and child marriages are still quite prevalent in Zimbabwe. However, PYCD is coming up with measures to mitigate these situations through projects such as Kungoma where adolescents are nurtured. Watch the video below for more […]

Poverty Whip Fueling Early Child Marriages in Zimbabwe

  Extreme poverty in Zimbabwe is pushing young girls out of school into marriage, particularly in rural parts of the country.  Teenagers from Manicaland Province share some of their experiences as child “brides” and young mothers. Watch the video below for more details: Or listen on Sound cloud by clicking the link below:  

Old Mutual Zim Commissions US$ 2.5 Million Solar Plant At HQ

Integrated financial services group, Old Mutual Zimbabwe has commissioned a US$ 2.5 million solar plant at its Mutual Gardens head offices in Mount Pleasant, Harare which will generate 641 kilowatts. The Group has initiate solar energy projects around the country that will generate a combined 25MW upon completion and also contribute electricity into the national […]

‘Cancer Is Not A Death Sentence’

Regular screening of breast and early detection of cancer has been cited as a lifesaver in the fight against breast cancer, 263Chat has learnt. Blessing Shumbamuto, a breast cancer survivor told delegates at a recent Breast Cancer luncheon organized by Troika Design Workshop (TDW), that there is a need for women to have self-tests that […]

Guruve: Chinese Miners Violating Sacred Lands, Exploiting Minerals

Communities in Guruve, Mashonaland Central Province have expressed concern over increasing environmental and infrastructure degradation as a result of Chinese mining activities. Guruve Chief, Chipuriro highlights some of the issues that the community is currently facing as a result of Chinese activities that sometimes lead to violations of local traditions, such as mining in sacred […]

Kuwadzana Sex Party Participants Released On Free Bail

Sixteen people, (10 men and six women) who were arrested by the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) on Saturday night at a sex party appeared before a Harare magistrate’s court yesterday. All suspects were released on free bail. The names of the suspects are as follows: (Women) Thokozani Tshuma, 24, Shylet Simba, Lucia Nyakutsikwa, 36, Loveness […]

Drama As AFM Church Members Argument Turns Violent

Watch: Drama as Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) church members argument turns violent. An alleged new battle has been brewing in the AFM church, with claims that followers of a splinter group led by Reverend Cossam Chiyangwa intend to besiege church premises across the country and disrupt services. The video shows Madawo, AFM leader scuffling with […]