Zim moves to lessen burden of care work
The move has been commended by the Oxfam supported WCOZ which is part of the Working Group on UCDW comprising 22 civil society organisations among them Padare Enkundleni Men’s Forum on Gender, Vendors Initiative for Social Transformation (VISSET), Action Aid International, Shamwari Yemwanasikana, Women’s Academy of Leadership and Political Excellence (WALPE) to name a few.
Zimbabwe Civil Liberties and Drug Network (ZCLDN) hosted the workshop, which among other issues saw participants sharing and strengthening advocacy strategies towards promoting sexual and reproductive health rights for the least served populations.
The colourful show, but free, was attended by hundreds of revellers who also took the opportunity to enjoy the night following the recent relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions and the now warm summer weather.
In Zimbabwe, the end of winter season is associated with “commencement” of veld fires whose effects have a large bearing on the ecosystem as well as climate change. Developed countries such as France and others in Europe have recently been caught flat footed as veld fires destroyed vast areas of grassland and plantations.
The late Oliver Tuku Mtukudzi’s protégé spoke to Standard Style at the Freedom of Expression expo, which was hosted by Media Alliance of Zimbabwe at the Theatre in the Park, saying these are exiting times for him.
Award-winning life coach, Tadzie Madzima, a fellow of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, is topmost as an advocate for youth-led social change in Zimbabwe.
Butawu, who fronts The Hitmakers Band, an outfit he formed in 2000 in Dzivaresekwa was a good musician destined to scale greater heights.
Pande, famed for the Hovhorosi Style — a clothing label popular among Zanu PF supporters for its workman-style overalls during the run up to the 2013 general elections, said the donation was targeted at schools in Masvingo rural communities.
Kachirekwa broke through the shackles of poverty to become CEO of one of the most sought-after power companies in the country — Power Giants.
The festival returns for its 19th edition and will run from November 23 to November 26 in Harare at Alliance Francaise and B2C under the directorship of acclaimed director and writer Tsitsi Dangarembga.
The Comrades Marathon Ultimate human race will cover a distance of 90km from Pietermaritzburg to Durban and Pasipanodya will compete with an array of athletes from the region.
Mafia, as he is popularly referred by his fans, bemoaned that while their profession was energy sapping, their sweats are being enjoyed by street vendors selling their music.
Stakeholders attending a recent virtual meeting on the implementation of comprehensive evidence-based HIV prevention services among people who use drugs in Zimbabwe said it was time government and its development partners come up with approaches that include a cocktail of health and social services and practices that apply to use of drugs.
Josephine Musarurwa, a representative of Mirukai Trust said there was an overwhelmingly good turn up at the fundraising dinner.
Speaking to Standard Style, Chloride sales and marketing manager Panganai Kufakunesu said the winter promotion was an annual undertaking through which they provide affordable solar and automotive solutions to their loyal clientele while rewarding loyalty with prizes.
The sungura musician was among several individuals and organisations that were honoured by the CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Network Zimbabwe at the 2022 South/East Region Edition of the Responsible Business and CSR Awards ceremony in Mutare on Friday.
The show was a painful reminder and confirmation to why he needed not just to quit music but to also leave the country.
In a statement, Phenomenal Lighting and Power Solutions said in Zimbabwe, light has not been celebrated from a holistic perspective, from its importance on stage, in the household, and the business set-up.
Chishanga explained to Standard Style that the prospective outcome of working with young people and their community leaders would help establish “a clean, green and healthy Zimbabwe”.
The two-day fitness and music fiesta will see the two musicians supported by dance sensation Apama and is expected to draw fitness enthusiasts and music lovers from around Zimbabwe.
The music diva said she had new experience in UK as it was her first time travelling overseas since she became a solo artist two years ago.
Tanaka (not real name) who hails from Gokwe in Masoro, Hwindo village under Chief Njelele turning 17 in December this year, was not spared either as she is currently a mother of two at that tender age.
The Tshwa in Tsholotsho are one of the two indigenous tribes in Zimbabwe, the other one being Doma in the eastern parts of the country.
The monthly event held at Moto Republik, is an all Element Hip Hop event that brings together the main four components rapping, Djaying, breakdancing and graffiti into one realm. Added to those elements is Knowledge in the form of a Masterclass, a bridge to merge art and the business to create a covalent dimension.
The song is expected to be released on a date yet to be announced but, “from between now to sometime later next month it should be out”, Nasty Trixxx told Standard Style.
Some of the bridges include 6th October Bridge (Egypt), Third Mainland Bridge (Nigeria), Suez Canal Bridge (Egypt), Mozambique Island Bridge, Dona Ana Bridge and Amando Emilio Guebuza Bridge (both Mozambique), Mkapa Bridge (Tanzania) and Katima Mulilo in Zambia.
ZWACT director Sandra Matendere said stigmatisation and name-calling make vulnerable groups victims of corruption.
Alternatively, culture is defined as the ideas, customs, and social behaviour of a particular people or society. From this definition, it is difficult to define what the Zimbabwean culture is. This is perhaps why after 44 years of independence the country does not have a solid cultural policy. Or is it because the authorities have never taken culture seriously?