• Make Vaccines Accessible To All

    Discrimination on COVID-19 jabs goes against government's efforts to reach herd immunity. Image by Unsplash


    BY DIVINE DUBE | @village_scribe | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | OCT 19, 2021

    Everyone — absolutely everyone, deserves unconditional access to vaccination — and to achieve this, authorities must do away with bottlenecks that promote discriminatory practices within local health institutions.

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  • Poor Health Care and Poverty Impede Fight Against Cancer

    According to Zimbabwe's Cancer Association breast cancer alone claims more than one thousand women every year. Image by Hotze Runkle


    BY NOKUTHABA DLAMINI | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | OCT 18, 2021

    For many cancer patients, without money and a functional health system, their fate is already sealed.

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  • Lupane Methane Coal Bed Gas – Real or Imagined?

    Youths have dreams of getting formal employment from the Lupane Coal Bed Methane gas project. Image by SADC Mining and Construction


    BY CALVIN MANIKA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | OCT 18, 2021

    The existence of coal bed methane in Matabeleland North gas has been known for decades, however, to date nothing tangible has materialised in its exploration.

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  • The Forgotten Bulawayo Artists

    Imbube music in the 1970s was more than entertainment or a means of survival, but it had a serious political purpose.


    BY THABANI H. MOYO | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | OCT 19, 2021

    The older generation in the Imbube genre is well and alive, still talented as before, but it would appear the platforms to share their talent are limited, why is this so? Thabani H. Moyo asks.

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  • Indigenous Hwange Forests Threatened By Lucrative, Unregulated Charcoal Production

    Zimbabwe is losing millions of trees to charcoal producers every year despite its production being outlawed. Image by World Atlas


    BY LETHOKUHLE NKOMO | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | OCT 18, 2021

    Charcoal production is placing food on the table and paying the bills, but it is not allowed at all and comes at a cost to a sustainable environment.

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  • Hwange Local Brick Moulders In Limbo

    Brick moulding businesses in Hwange face marginalisation from big local projects. Image by The Citizen Bulletin


    BY CALVIN MANIKA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | OCT 18, 2021

    After years of unregulated operations, brick moulders in Hwange are yet to realise the full benefits of being registered entities.

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  • Panic Among Learners As Exams Loom

    Gwanda rural learners feel they are not ready to sit for their final exams this year. Image by Unsplash


    BY AMANDA NCUBE | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | OCT 18, 2021

    The announcement by the government that learners will begin exams at the end of November has left marginalised pupils, disadvantaged by the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertain about the future.

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  • Nkayi Nurse Trainees’ Recruitment Mired In Controversy

    Nkayi villagers call for exposure of corruption on nurse trainees' recruitment process. Image by NewZimbabwe.com


    BY VUSINDLU MAPHOSA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | OCT 18, 2021

    A longstanding concern about marginalisation in labour recruitment in Matabeleland has reared its head once more.

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  • Quarry Mining In Bulawayo: Employment or Health?