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2 million Zimbabweans in abject poverty - report

20 September 2014 | 1820 Views
AT LEAST two million Zimbabweans, about the same number of citizens who voted President Robert Mugabe into power in last year's election, are living in abject poverty, according to a university report...
by Staff Reporter

Mbundane: The face of urban poverty

11 September 2014 | 2139 Views
NINE years after it was founded, Mbundane suburb in Bulawayo's Upper Rangemore area continues to grow rapidly despite the fact that the area has been a big head-ache for the Bulawayo City Council ...
by Hangoyapalala waTjibundule

'Tsvangirai got a mansion while we wallow in poverty'

14 July 2014 | 4056 Views
A LOSING former MDC-T candidate has hit out at Morgan Tsvangirai saying the former premier was the only person who benefited from the inclusive government after acquiring a luxury mansion for his pri...
by Staff reporter

'There is no poverty in Zimbabwe,' claims Zanu-PF MP

07 July 2014 | 2798 Views
ZANU-PF legislator, Tionei Melody Dziva, who represents the Midlands province under the women's quota, torched a storm of controversy last week after rubbishing claims of high unemployment in the ...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe poverty datum line up to $511

20 February 2014 | 3594 Views
THE cost of living for an average Zimbabwean has shot up with the shopping basket for an average family of five increasing from $505 in December to $511 in January this year, statistics released by th...
by Business reporter

'63% of Zimbabweans are below food poverty line'

04 December 2013 | 2160 Views
About 63 percent of Zimbabweans are below the food poverty line as a result of poor salaries and low food production, Acting Principal Director in the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Wel...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe's architects of poverty

28 November 2013 | 3071 Views
As we speak, Barak Obama is working hard to ensure that Americans get better wages, get more jobs and that their children can go to varsity while their parents live a decent quality of life; it's good...
by Vince Musewe

Experts question Afro Barometer 'findings' in Zimbabwe

06 October 2013 | 2551 Views
The Afro-Barometer study released on Tuesday suggests that there's been a rapid fall in poverty in Zimbabwe since 2008.Neither those living in exclusive gated communities nor corporate compani...
by SABC I Shingai Nyoka

Zimbabwe sees the greatest reduction in poverty

01 October 2013 | 2840 Views
Zimbabwe has seen the greatest reduction in poverty among the 35 African countries surveyed as part of the latest ...
by Sapa

Poverty forces parents to marry off daughters early

24 September 2013 | 3323 Views
 Children living in farming areas are being married off at an early age, with approximately 50 percent being married below the age of 18.Moira Ngaru, director of Farm Orphan Support Trust...
by Staff reporter

How Africa can transform land tenure, revolutionize agriculture, and end poverty

23 July 2013 | 3437 Views
A Ten Step Plan for Change WASHINGTON - Sub-Saharan Africa is home to nearly half of the world's usable, uncultivated land but so far the continent...
by World Bank

The ANC's neocolonialist rhetoric will not eradicate poverty

30 January 2013 | 2549 Views
Africans are now sick and tired of liberation political parties, who can only boast about the past.I read last week that a prominent female ANC leader in South Africa has accused the DA of be...
by Vince Musewe

Zimbabwe poverty tag could only be broken by 2027 says Biti

30 August 2012 | 2869 Views
Finance Minister Tendai Biti yesterday said Zimbabwe could only break the chains of poverty by 2027 at the current low economic growth rates, following a revision of initial 2012 economic growth targ...
by Business reporter

Dabengwa links lack of leadership to poverty

02 July 2012 | 2030 Views
Dumiso Dabengwa the Zapu leader has blamed lack of direction in leadership as the reason why people were living in dire poverty as he had seen for himself in Manama, Matabeleland South. He says Zapu w...
by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe Generals:- From poverty to power

18 June 2012 | 2063 Views
From poverty to power- so came most of our current leadership and it is explicable that they should fear povertyWe have a problem, ladies and gentlemen in that some amongst us have categorical...
by Vince Musewe

War veterans living in abject poverty

14 June 2012 | 3187 Views
The infighting among war veterans that has led into the formation of a number of splinter organisations has been blamed on the state of poverty that the former freedom fighters are living in.A...
by Nare msupatsila

Poverty, unemployment and cultural norms fuels sexual abuse

26 December 2011 | 1193 Views
POVERTY, unemployment, social and cultural norms have exacerbated gender-based violence and sexual abuse in Mbare, one of Harare's poorest suburbs, a recent study has shown. The study by Medecins Sans...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe Poverty Datum Line rises to US$467

31 January 2011 | 2368 Views
ZIMBABWE'S Poverty Datum Line increased 8 percent in 2010 to US$467 for a family of five from US$433 in 2009, largely driven by rising food and non-food prices.The Zimbabwe National Statistica...
by Byo24NEWS

Zimbabwe fiscal cupboard bare

20 January 2011 | 816 Views
 Zimbabwe's fiscal cupboard remains bare and the unity government will struggle to meet its wage bill for public sector workers in January 2011, finance minister Tendai Biti told the inaugural Gl...
by Byo24NEWS

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