National Youth Policy: has it been fully implemented?

 By Tafadzwa Muranganwa ACCORDING to the Ministry of Youth Development, Indigenisation and Empowerment, a national youth policy (NYP) is critical for empowering youths to contribute to the shaping and building of the nation. Zimbabwe launched its NYP in 2013 and according to government; the policy seeks to ensure that all young women and men are given meaningful opportunities to reach their full potential, both as individuals and as active …

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Citizens on 2018 election.

By Tariro Daphne Senderayi I conducted both a survey and a listening survey in the now tired streets of Harare to gauge the mood towards the elections that are beckoning Zimbabwe in 2018.  It is a public secret that with the economic meltdown and blatant corruption spree that has been undertaken by many high profile public officials, Zimbabweans have had it up to there. But …

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Zanu PF making wrong moves …they simply must go: Musewe

By Daniel Chigundu ECONOMIST Vince Musewe says the ruling party Zanu PF is making wrongs moves politically and economically which are continuing to deepen the country’s crisis. Zimbabwe is going through its worst challenges since independence underpinned by the liquidity crunch, lack of foreign direct investment, massive company closures and high rates of unemployment among many others. The liquidity crisis for example has seen people …

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Govt urged to consider youths on tenders

By Nkanyiso Ncube ZIMBABWE Youth Council (ZYC) has called on government to consider young entrepreneurs when awarding tenders and to also include them across all sectors of the economy in line with the country’s indigenous policies. The call comes after President Robert Mugabe commissioned the US$3 billion Beitbridge-Harare-Chirundu dualisation project which could be Zimbabwe’s biggest infrastructure project since 1980 when the country got its independence. …

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Stop persecuting white farmers, Mugabe told

By Daniel Chigundu AUTSRIALIA-based Herald columnist Reason Wafawarova has called on President Robert Mugabe to stop persecuting about 73 white farmers said to be in Mashonaland East Province. Addressing a youth rally in Marondera President Mugabe said government will be acquiring 73 farms that are still owned by white farmers and redistribute them to unemployed youths in the province. Writing on his Facebook page, Wafawarova …

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Election promises and pies in the sky

By Tariro Senderayi Building up to the elections, contesting political parties make use of their manifestos as they promise new reforms that threaten to bring prosperity, peace and a lot more. As Zimbabwe is billed to have elections in 2018, the ruling Zanu Pf has their political think tanks working to entice the masses in the 2018 elections. In a bid to win the hearts …

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