International Day of Charity commemorations, remembering Jairos Jiri

By Staff Reporter Each year the world celebrates the International Day of Charity on 5 September, a day designated by the United Nations in recognition of the role played by

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IFC, Rwanda partner to develop vaccine manufacturing capacity

Staff reporter IFC and the Rwanda Development Board recently signed a collaboration agreement to develop vaccine manufacturing capacity in Rwanda and contribute towards expanding vaccine production in Africa. As part

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Let’s amplify our voice against child marriage

In 2016 the Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe ruled that child marriages are unconstitutional. In the Constitutional Court’s ruling it focused primarily on the infringement of fundamental human rights created by

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Call for SDGs youth champions in Zimbabwe

By Gamuchirai Tsokota In a bid to engage the young generation to drive the implementation of the UN development goals at all levels, the Zimbabwe Youth for SDGs has launched

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Diplomat Business Networking Club launch lives to billing

By Staff Reporter The Diplomat Business Networking Club (DBNC) a high profile social and business networking initiative was successfully launched in Harare Speaking after the launch, DBNC’s chairman, Arvind Nayer

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IFAD launches 19,93 million-dollar resilience project in South Sudan

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) launched a USD19,93 million South Sudan Livelihoods Resilience Project (SSLRP) at an event held in the country’s capital, Juba recently. The project represents

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US announces media professionalization, partnerships grant

Staff Reporter The US Mission to Zimbabwe recently called for applications for a US $75 000 media grant focussed on media literacy to combat disinformation, media Sustainability and Media Innovation

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$108M boost for African Parks

Staff Reporter The Wyss Foundation recently announced a commitment of $108M to African Parks, a conservation NGO that manages protected areas on behalf of governments across the continent. This transformational

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Africa’s COVID-19 surge tops second wave peak

Africa marked its worst pandemic week ever, surpassing the second wave peak during the seven days ending on 4 July 2021. COVID-19 cases have risen for seven consecutive weeks since

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Billions will lack access to safe water by 2030 unless progress quadruples – warn WHO, UNICEF

Staff Reporter Efforts to ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all by 2030, have to be dramatically accelerated if the world is to achieve the sixth

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