With the long-awaited polls just around the corner, it’s important to be well-informed about the procedure and your options before you cast your vote. Here’s a quick guide that also clarifies some of the most common questions.
The meeting of the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on sustainable development in 2018 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council will be held from 9 to 18 July 2018; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from 16 to 18 July 2018 in New York, USA.
A survey has revealed that residents recommend deharmonisation of poles. The current situation distorts elections and makes them more about political party affiliation than service delivery.
The National Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (NANGO) and UNICEF commend the Zimbabwean government for its commitment towards improving budget transparency in Zimbabwe.
Addressing the NANGO Eastern Region disability sector that attended the 6th edition of the National Disability Expo, Special Advisor to the President on Disability Issues, Joshua Malinga called on civil society and government do more to mainstream disability issues within their operations.
150 packs of sanitary pads were donated to young mothers between the ages of 13 and 24 years from Hwange. The donation was made by Women Arise and Shine in partnership with Maternity and New Born Care at St Ignatius Primary School this past Saturday 30 June 2018.
Twelve aspiring candidates from various constituencies in Mutare identified unemployment as the major challenge affecting residents. The residents convened to engage aspiring Members of Parliament and councilors and to interrogate issues affecting communities.
Bulawayo Vendors and Traders Association (BVTA) is implementing a Vendors Voices Project that is creating opportunities for policy engagement between Bulawayo City Council and informal traders. The project is funded by Trust Africa.
The National Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (NANGO) has met commissioners from the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) and National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) at a time when preparations for the 30 July harmonised elections reach their peak. NANGO is mandated by its membership to coordinate the activities of NGOs, represent the NGO sector and strengthen the voice of NGOs in Zimbabwe.
NANGO commends the launch of the National Health Financing Policy and Zimbabwe Health Financing Strategy that was officiated by the Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr David Parirenyatwa at Murehwa District Hospital on 6 June 2018.
Fifty Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) operating in Manicaland and eleven government ministries met with Minister of State for Manicaland Province, Hon. Monica Mutsvangwa on 15 June 2018 at the Mutare Queens Hall to deliberate with development partners on how to improve relations with government and identify windows of opportunity and collaborations.
Steward Bank donated food humpers and clothing to Methodist Caring Hand (MethoCare), a community based non-governmental organisation, during the organisation’s launch last Saturday 16 June 2018 at Methodist Church in Luveve.
The donations will go a long way in providing essential food and clothing to vulnerable children in Dundubala, a village on the outskirts of Bulawayo. The donated items included sugar, rice, cooking oil and mealie meal.