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Gwanda Women Revolutionise Diaper Disposal With Eco-Conscious Solution

To combat the indiscriminate dumping of disposable diapers, Gwanda women wash them, remove their inner material and dry them for re-use. Image by Lynnia Ngwenya


Local women in Gwanda are transforming the way diapers are disposed of by introducing an innovative and eco-conscious method. Through washing and repurposing used diapers, they tackle health risks and contribute to waste management.

BY LYNNIA NGWENYA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | JUL 3, 2023

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Clay Work Transforms Lives, Combats Deforestation in Bulilima

Clay stoves being made in Bulilima not only give women income, but also reduce deforestation in their communities. Image by Lynnia Ngwenya


In Bulilima, women are finding hope and transforming their lives through the art of clay work. With the utilization of clay-made stoves and diversified income sources, these women are not only securing sustainable livelihoods but also making a positive impact in reducing deforestation in their communities.

BY LYNNIA NGWENYA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | JUN 15, 2023

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Insiza Community Organisation Breaks HIV Barriers, Empowers Lives

Insiza Godlwayo Aids Council conducting an integrated mother-baby course on an intervention on mental health. Image by Mpumelelo Moyo


A community organisation in Matabeleland South is breaking down barriers and providing vital support to individuals living with HIV. Through counselling, education, and financial assistance, they are changing lives and challenging the stigma surrounding the virus.

BY LYNNIA NGWENYA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | JUN 14, 2023

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Gwanda’s Water Woes Persist: A Ticking Health Time Bomb

Water challenges pose a health threat in Gwanda at a time when some of the country's provinces have been hit by cholera outbreaks. Image by Unsplash


Despite having a Mega Reservoir in their midst and owning a water treatment plant, Gwanda residents still suffer a water crisis — a situation which is a ticking bomb to diseases as taps go dry for weeks.

BY LYNNIA NGWENYA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | JUN 14, 2023

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Condemned Dumpsite Threatens Residents’ Health Amid Cholera Outbreak

Municipality of Gwanda has failed to cease dumping waste in the Garikai/Hlalani Kuhle area amidst of local residents.


Whilst the country is fighting against high cases of Cholera, Gwanda’s dumpsite sits to be an allure of the health bomb. Despite the Environmental Management Agency (EMA)'s old order, the Municipality of Gwanda (MOG) never ceased dumping refuse in the Garikai/Hlalani Kuhle site that sits amongst residents, posing a Cholera threat.

BY LYNNIA NGWENYA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | JUN 14, 2023

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