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Hwange's Rapid Desertification An Environmental Concern

Hwange communities urge mining companies to put mitigation strategies into action to safeguard their ecosystem and desist from land degradation activities. Image by Newsday


Hwange dry lands are fast expanding—a form of desertification attributed to two main factors, climatic fluctuations and human activity.

BY CALVIN MANIKA | @The_CBNews |This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | MAR 1, 2023

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Cattle Farmers Bemoan Climate Change Induced Losses

Matabeleland South, a region famous for cattle ranching and breeding losses cattle every year due to climate change induced hunger. Image by The Citizen Bulletin


Matabeleland South is known for livestock farming. However, climate change has left many farmers counting immeasurable losses after losing their cattle to hunger due to lack of pastures when there is drought.

BY CALVIN MANIKA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | FEB 20, 2023

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Gwanda Women Overcome Nightmares to Find New Dreams in Health Clubs

A rubbish bin made from recycled soft drink cans...Gwanda community health club has become a source of livelihood to unemployed women and widows.


With high unemployment rate in the country, community clubs are filling the gap in Gwanda, equipping women with skills to achieve a better life through providing them with entrepreneurship skills and other tools for a living.

BY MELODY MPANDE | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | FEB 20, 2023

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Against All Odds, Women Miners Strive For the Best

Several women have taken up artisanal mining in uMzingwane district as a source of livelihood. Image by New Gold Inc


Mining at Umzingwane has been largely a men’s job, but women are slowly making inroads to improve their livelihoods and boost scanty family incomes.
 
BY MELODY MPANDE | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | FEB 20, 2023

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Villagers Battle to Access Health Services

Pregnant women in Gwanda cover up to 50 kilometres to access Masase hospital arguing that it is well equipped compared to their local West Nicholson clinic.


Access to health care is a basic constitutional right. In parts of rural Gwanda, villagers are battling to access health care services due to lengthy distances between their homesteads and the clinics.

BY MELODY MPANDE | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | FEB 20, 2023

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