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People in Matabeleland South living in extreme poverty

11 November 2015 | 2415 Views
Lack of economic opportunities and perennial droughts have plunged people in Matabeleland South province into extreme poverty, forcing many to flock to neighbouring countries for a better life....
by Staff Reporter

Average Zimbabwean survives on $3,24 per day

03 November 2015 | 1815 Views
THE average Zimbabwean lived on $3,24 a day in September, according to the latest national datum lines from Zimbabwe national statistics agency (ZimStat).This is above the World Bank's Ban...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwean pensioners in abject poverty

18 October 2015 | 15068 Views
Being a Pensioner in Zimbabwe has now become a curse, as many Zimbabwean pensioners are struggling to put food on their tables on a daily basis owing to their monthly payouts, which are practically un...
by Chris Tabvura

Our heroes did not shed their blood for this poverty

21 August 2015 | 4031 Views
ZANU PF has been trying to fool us by their desperate measures to fight corruption to revive its image but we have reserved our comments until after the heroes' holidays, out of respect for our fallen...
by Farai Mbira, ZUNDE President

Poverty fuelling corruption in Zimbabwe - Analyst

09 July 2015 | 2772 Views
Human Rights activist and political commentator Dewa Mavhinga has alleged that poverty in Zimbabwe is fueling rampant corruption."Poverty is a great evil; it fuels corruption - especially ...
by Stephen Jakes

Poverty made me steal, woman tells court

06 June 2015 | 3272 Views
A 20-year-old Sakubva woman was last week fined $200 for shop lifting.Getrude Sagora appeared before Mrs Annie Ndiraya facing theft charges.The accused got into Mutare TM supermark...
by Staff reporter

White man challenges poverty in Rural Zvishavane

30 March 2015 | 6334 Views
Zvishavane - A local Non-Governmental Organisation, Muonde Trust is giving a ray of hope to thousands of people from poverty-stricken Mazvihwa community, south-east of Zvishavane town.Muonde T...
by Musavengana Hove

Mbundane: The face of urban poverty

11 September 2014 | 2594 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

Zimbabwe poverty datum line up to $511

20 February 2014 | 3159 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 | 1386 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 | 2045 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 | 1776 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 | 1919 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 | 2485 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 | 2518 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 | 2112 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 | 2299 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 | 46 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 | 1596 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 | 1467 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 | 644 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 | 743 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 | 505 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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