Shortages of STI’s medication hits Epworth

Joseph Andras, Harare Epworth residents leave in fear after discovering that all the local clinics in the community have shortages of sexually Read More

Community radios are a tool to fight child marriages

By Pauline Chateuka Community radios have been key drivers in pushing for development in their communities. Child marriages and gender-based violence cases Read More

IRI Steps Up Inclusion Agenda in its efforts to…

By Nyasha Nhau CORAH Disability Journalist The International Republic Institute (IRI) has further engaged organisations of persons with disabilities, journalists, and media Read More

Lack of technology in rural areas an albatross to…

By Pauline Chateuka Technology has become a powerful tool that is extensively being used in almost all schools nationwide and is effective Read More

CHITREST Reprove Council Over Bloated ZITF Delegation.

Pauline Chateuka Chitungwiza Residents Trust (CHITREST) has castigated the Chitungwiza Council for what they call an unreasonable delegation to the just-ended Zimbabwe Read More

Epworth Climate Change Mitigators Call for Inclusive Action.

Pauline Chateuka Community Radio Harare in March took the climate change discourse to Epworth under the theme “Women and people with disabilities Read More

PWDs Call For Disability Friendly Polling Stations.

Ronald Chigwada Concrete steps at a polling station stand as a barriers for those in wheelchairs and clutches Persons with disabilities (PWDs) Read More

Women and PWDs in Chitungwiza on #EndWaterPoverty Campaign Drive.

Pauline Chateuka Women and persons with disabilities in Chitungwiza have called on the government and the town's city fathers to take the Read More

Sand Pouching A Stumbling Block for Environmental Conservation

Ronald Chigwada Youths in Hopely, who are earning a living through sand pouching and selling firewood have urged the government to assist Read More

Climate Change Negatively Impacts Women and PWDs in Epworth

Nonhlanhla Ngwenya Community Radio Harare supported by WAN-IFRA African Media Grants is taking the climate change message from hotel conferences to the Read More

Women and Persons With Disabilities Steer Climate Change Mitigation…

Ronald Chigwada Women and persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Epworth have pledged to take a leading role in preserving the environment and Read More

Parents Urge Government to Put Order in the Education…

Ronald Chigwada A survey carried out by Community Radio Harare (CORAH) has yielded that a large number of parents are complaining over Read More

Juru Women Ready to Take the Lead.

Pauline Chateuka In 2021 Community Radio Harare embarked on a project to promote women's participation in local governance and development issues. This Read More

Hopely Sex Workers Cry for Justice

Pauline Chateuka 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that starts on 25 November to 10 December.  Read More

Women Lobby for Youth Friendly Corner at Community Clinics.

Pauline Chateuka One of the issues raised during the 2021 commemorations of 16 days of activism against gender-based violence was the importance Read More

Tariro Clinic a Satellite for Hope

Nonhlanhla Ngwenya Set in the heart of Harare South’s Hopely high-density suburb is the Tariro clinic. The satellite clinic is run by Read More

Youths Urged to Participate in Electoral Processes

Joseph Andrasi National Association of Youth Organisations (NAYO) recently launched a "Leave No youths behind Campaign 2023" in Harare. The campaign is Read More

Pregnant Women Fall Victim to Extortion at Council Poly…

Pauline Chateuka Combined Harare Residents Association has called on the Harare City Council to act and end extortion by health personnel in Read More

Safe, Potable, and Reliable Water For Mbare Residents

Ronald Chigwada Mbare residents are delighted with a solar-powered borehole handed over to them by Community Water Alliance (CWA) in partnership with Read More

Pre-October 2018 Salaries, A Recipe For Quality Public Education…

Ronald Chigwada Teacher associations have argued that the government's pledge to increase salaries for heads between 10% to 25% depending on the Read More

Mbare Community Health Clubs Detergents Production Kick Starts

Ronald Chigwada More than ten Mbare Community Health Clubs (MCHC) imparted with skills to make wash detergents have started operating. Each group Read More

GHACO Condemns Corrupt Traffic Police Officers.

Pauline Chateuka The Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commission is urged to deploy its investigators to the central business district and the suburbs to Read More

Students to Suffer the Brunt of Unvaccinated Teachers Ban

Ronald Chigwada Amalgamated Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) has condemned the government's move to bar all unvaccinated civil servants from reporting Read More

Sex Workers Call for Legalisation of Safe Abortions

Pauline Chateuka In Zimbabwe's 1977 Termination of Pregnancy Act, abortion is only legally permitted under certain circumstances. If conducted illegally, it carries Read More

Thrive for Herd Immunity with Strategy: Government Told

Ronald Chigwada In an effort to hit the targeted herd immunity by year-end, health experts and civil society organisations reiterate that the Read More

VISET Applauds Decentralisation of Markets by Harare Council.

Pauline Chateuka Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation welcomed the move by the City of Harare to decongest Mbare markets through Read More

Access To Information, A Tool Towards Development

Ronald Chigwada Civil society organisations in Zimbabwe say access to information is critical for tracking progress and enhancing community developments. This came Read More

Capacitate Schools To Combat COVID-19: ARTUZ

Ronald Chigwada Parent and teacher associations say the move to keep schools open should be backed with capacitating schools to adhere to Read More

Informal Traders in Acturus Call on Rural District Council…

Joseph Andrasi Vendors Initiative for Social Economic Transformation (VISET) has called on Goromonzi Rural District Council to build Market stalls for informal Read More

Juru Women Join Hands in the Fight Against Drug…

Pauline Chateuka Community Radio Harare hosted a Community Live Chat in Juru that gave an interface between residents and the Ward 12 Read More

Women in Caledonia Geared for Development

Pauline Chateuka Community Radio Harare in May embarked on a promoting women's participation in local governance and development issues project to empower Read More

Separate National Youth Service from the Army-Youths tell Government

Joseph Andrasi Youths have called on Government to separate the national youth service from the Ministry of Defense to avoid politicisation of Read More

Upgrade Your Billing System, Harare City Council Told

Ronald Chigwada Harare residents have expressed the need for the city's council to upgrade their billing system to reflect actual amounts owed Read More

Transport Shortages Negatively Impact School Children in Caledonia

Pauline Chateuka While the majority of citizens have been affected by the absence of viable transport school children from underdeveloped suburbs such Read More

STELLAR Project Equips Informal Traders with Digital Skills

Joseph Andrasi Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) has embarked on a project to ensure that young informal traders are Read More

Reopening of Schools Potential COVID-19 Surge

Ronald Chigwada Teachers' unions have reiterated the need to invest in education to ensure a safe environment for learners and prevent absenteeism Read More

Recalls Paralyse Council

Pauline Chateuka Harare City Council is failing to convene full council meetings after councilors failed to constitute the number that is required Read More

ZCC Launches National Disability Survey.

Joseph Andrasi Harare- The Zimbabwe Council of Churches has launched a report on a national disability survey focusing on day-to-day challenges faced Read More

Caledonia Residents Welcome Joint Committee.

Ronald Chigwada Caledonia residents expect immediate implementation of recommendations to meet their long-standing demands. The call from residents came after government's move Read More

Persons With Disabilities Call for an Inclusive Council Budget.

Pauline Chateuka City of Harare will soon commence Budget Consultations in a bid to get residents’ inputs and budget priorities for the Read More

CWA Public Water Point Conflict Resolution Agent: ZRP.

Ronald Chigwada Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Glenview applauds Community Water Alliance's (CWA) effort in training public water points committees on conflict resolution, Read More

Obstetric Fistula Surgical Repair Gives Life to Victims.

Obstetric Fistula has been described as the “most devastating birth injury” by the World Health Organization (WHO). This condition which occurs from Read More

VISET Informal Economy Women’s Hub: A Relief.

Ronald Chigwada In an effort to improve the socio-economic lives of women in the informal sector,Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation Read More

University of Zimbabwe Students Urge Government to Add More…

Pauline Chateuka Vaccines have so far been recommended as the safe and effective way to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. In a bid Read More

Harare Residents Urge Government to Regularise Hospital Charges.

Pauline Chateuka Harare residents have raised worrying concerns over fees being charged by private hospitals and have called on the government to Read More

Youth Urged to Participate in National Dialogues.

Joseph Andras Harare- Youths across SADC are being urged to participate in National dialogues in their respective countries to ensure that their Read More

Retired Nurses Called On Board, Citizens Question Government’s Ability…

Ronald Chigwada Citizens have urged the government to consider paying retired nurses whom they wish to recruit to help accelerate vaccine rollout Read More

The New Normal, A Student’s Tale.

Liners Muzviwana Life as we used to know it, will never be the same again, this is due to the emergence of Read More

Hold COVID-19 Relief Fund Abusers Accountable

Ronald Chigwada Vulnerable groups who were intended to benefit from the COVID-19 relief fund urge government to hold accountable public office abusers. Read More

Outcry for Justice for Memory Machaya.

Staff Reporter Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe and Parliament enacted progressive legislation on domestic violence which also defines child marriage as a form Read More

Water Disconnections Will Dent Fight Against COVID-19.

Ronald Chigwada Harare residents say the move by Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) to disconnect water in a bid to recover $2.4 Read More

Harare Women Hail CORAH’s Promoting Development and Local Governance…

Pauline Chateuka In May 2021 Community Radio Harare embarked on a program to enhance women's participation in local governance and developmental issues. Read More

Pregnant Women in Glenview Fear Contracting COVID-19 at Council…

Pauline Chateuka Women in Glenview have raised concerns over lack of adequate water at Glen View Poly Clinic which offers maternal and Read More

Focus On Service Delivery, City of Harare Told

Ronald Chigwada Harare residents have called on the local authority to focus on service delivery and stop threatening residents who are protecting Read More

CHRA Urge City of Harare To Increase Health Workers…

Pauline Chateuka Combined Harare Residents Association known for advocating for residents' rights, has in its survey shown that there is shortage of Read More

Citizens Applauds ZUPCO for Reducing Fares.

Pauline Chateuka The Zimbabwe United Passengers Company (ZUPCO) recently increased fares by one hundred percent and faced resistance from passengers. The fare Read More

Stop Using Spikes-PAZ

Ronald Chigwada The public has urged law enforcement officials to use Central Vehicle Registry (CRV) database to trace licence plates of traffic Read More

Increase Number of Health Staff In Vaccination Centres.

Ronald Chigwada As Zimbabwe continues to receive more COVID-19 vaccines, Harare residents urge government to allocate many health staff in vaccination centres Read More

PAZ Calls For Improved Mass Transport.

Ronald Chigwada Citizens call on government to invest in mass transport following the death of 20 people who perished in pirate car Read More

PAZ Condemns ZUPCO Fare Hikes.

Pauline Chateuka The recent hikes of commuter fares by the Zimbabwe United Passengers Company (ZUPCO) has riled the commuting public, transport associations Read More

Calls For More Information On Vaccines.

Nonhlanhla Ngwenya After a continued surge in positive COVID-19 cases, Zimbabweans call on the Ministry of Health and Child Care to urgently Read More

Chirodzero Business Centre a Ticking Health Bomb

Ronald Chigwada Vendors and residents in Goromonzi West have called on relevant authorities to finish building public toilets which were started in Read More

Rural Women Geared for Development and Governance Program.

Pauline Chateuka Community Radio Harare has embarked on an educational empowerment program meant to promote women’s participation in development and local governance Read More

Lifeline for Transport System as Bus Operators Venture into…

Correspondent Transport operators have given a sigh of relief to passengers after collaborating under the AMALGAMATED Bus Industries (ABI) to deal with Read More

Media Challenged To Address GBV Against WAGWDS.

Ronald Chigwada Women and girls support groups have called upon media to be effective in ending violence against women and girls with Read More

CHITREST Condemns Demolitions.

Pauline Chateuka On the 1st of June 2021 Chitungwiza Municipality issued a statement informing residents of demolitions and giving them a 72 Read More

First Doses of COVI-19 Vaccines Run Out.

Nonhlanhla Ngwenya Following ongoing efforts by the government and Civil Society Organisations encouraging citizens to get vaccination, Harare City Council say it Read More

Zimbabwe Nurses Demand Recognition.

Pauline Chateuka International Nurses Day is observed every year on May 12 to honour the great work being done by nurses. Commemorating Read More

ZURCNWU Celebrates International Nurses Day Amidst Challenges.

Abel Karowangoro Zimbabwe Urban and Rural Council Nurses Workers Union (ZURCNWU) president Simabarashe James Tafirenyika joined the international community in celebrating International Read More

‘Lift Ban On By-Elections,’ Youth Groups tell ZEC

Givemore Chipere Zimbabwe youth groups have called on the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to lift a unilateral ban imposed on by – Read More


The recently announced postponement of O and A level June 2021 examinations by the government of Zimbabwe while a good move the Read More


Stamburi Nduwaruwa DDF Madziwa has embarked on a major feeder roads rehabilitation program in Shamva North constituency. This comes after Hon Gorerino Read More

IYWD Alumni releases International Women’s Day Album

Nyasha Nhau Bindura based culture fusion songstress Tsitsi Masawi also known as Tsitsi Culture Galore celebrated the international women's month with the Read More

Meet Our Demands First: ARTUZ

Pauline Chateuka After government announced that schools are to reopen on 15th March starting with exam writing classes, teacher’ unions have vowed Read More

Relax Lockdown Restrictions, Government Urged.

Ronald Chigwada Opposition political parties, trade unions and residents have urged government to pay further attention to the socio-economic impact of prolonged Read More

Harare Residents Fume Over Demolitions.

Pauline Chateuka On the 9th of February, City of Harare made an announcement of an operation to demolish all illegal tuckshops, the Read More

Let’s Unite In Giving Hope To The Nation.

Nyasha Nhau Promising gospel songstress Joyce Zvanyange has urged fellow gospel musicians to unite for a good cause in spreading the message Read More

Chitungwiza Choir Scoops Online Award.

Priscilla Kamurira Chitungwiza Harmony Singers won the recently held Festival of Song (FOS)  online choral music competitions and bagged a record deal Read More

Zvizvai Demands Return To Normalcy.

Staff Reporter MDC Alliance secretary for local government and rural development Sessil Zvizvai has come out guns blazing, underrating the Local Government Read More

COVID-19 A Reality: Mbira Musician Dinz

Nyasha Nhau CHITUNGWIZA ST MARY'S born mbira master Dinas Kamushinda popularly known as Dinz has urged Zimbabweans to be responsible citizens so Read More

Registration For Informal Sector Relief Fund Ongoing.

Ronald Chigwada Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) urge government of Zimbabwe to publish full names of all informal traders Read More

Residents Condemn Latest Toll Gate Tariffs.

Ronald Chigwada Harare residents have condemned latest hikes in toll gate tariffs with fears that the new fees will lead to increase Read More

From Pain To Praise

Nyasha Nhau After surviving an accident in 2017 that almost took his life, Maxwell Machisa was left wheelchair bound for the rest Read More

Bulawayo wheelchair bound Brighton Dzowa set to release an…

Nyasha Nhau A Bulawayo Pumula North based artiste Brighton Dzowa popularly known as Bravo is set to release an 8 track album Read More

Nurses in Norton Face Stigmatisation

Staff Reporter COVID-19 has shaken the whole world and affected ailing economies. Zimbabwe has not been spared by the impact of the Read More

Covid-19 Worsens Inequalities in Rural Education.

Ronald Chigwada Rural school teachers and students have once again reiterated that they are the ones suffering most from inequality which in Read More

Stop Prisons From Becoming COVID-19 Hotspots.

Pauline Chateuka MDC Alliance Spokesperson Fadzai Mahere has lamented the deplorable state of Zimbabwe prisons. Mahere was on the 18th of January Read More

MISA Demands Sufficient Information On COVID-19

Ronald Chigwada Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) has filed an urgent High Court application against the Minister of Health and Child Read More

Calls For Social Grants For Informal Sector.

Ronald Chigwada Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET)welcomed the call by Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) on government to honour Read More

Provide Frontline Health Workers With Adequate PPEs.

Ronald Chigwada Chitungwiza residents have once again reiterated the need for their municipality and the government to provide municipal health workers with Read More

SERDP Urge Residents To Be Cautious Of COVID-19

Pauline Chateuka Seke Rural Development Platform is encouraging residents in the area to practice Covid-19 safety regulations which are social and physical Read More

City of Mutare Brand Ambassador On Covid-19 Awareness.

Nyasha Nhau MUTARE ARTISTE Jairosi Mutambikwa has taken the fight against COVID-19 personally, using his art to bring awareness and educating to Read More

“I was inspired by Leornard Dembo” -Kadoma musician

Nyasha Nhau KADOMA SUNGURA musician Johnson Huni told Community Radio Harare that he was motivated by the late Leornard Dembo to pursue Read More

ARTUZ Worry Over Lack Of Preparedness By ZIMSEC.

Ronald Chigwada Examinations have continued in unsafe environments in schools as teachers and students are facing many challenges. Amalgamated Rural Teachers' Union Read More

Treat Informal Sector As Essential Service~ VISET

Ronald Chigwada Vendors Initiative For Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) say the government's imposed lockdown has hit hard on their livelihoods, as Read More

Zimbabwe Loses Another Veteran Journalist.

Pauline Chateuka The Zimbabwe media fraternity has again lost another veteran journalist, 48 year old Veteran Journalist Foster Vulindlela Dongozi who died Read More

Budiriro Residents Cry for Justice Over Demolitions.

Pauline Chateuka Members of Tembwe Housing Co-operative in Harare's Budiriro surburb were left holding on to what was left of their precious Read More

Rigging Claims at ZANU PF DCC Elections

Pauline Chateuka ZANU PF supporters cry foul over rigging allegations at the recently held District Coordinating Committee elections for Chegutu administration. ZANU Read More

Include People With Disabilities In Decision Making.

Tracy Chiumburu December third is a day dedicated to celebrate and commemorate people with disabilities worldwide. The International Day of Disabled Persons Read More

COVID-19 And Reopening of Borders.

Ronald Chigwada On the 1st of December 2020, Zimbabwe reopened it's borders to the general public amidst mixed feelings from citizens on Read More

Uproar Of Illegal Lodges Takeover Mbare

Andras Joseph Harare- Residents in the most populous Mbare suburb have expressed concern over the increasing number of residential houses being turned Read More

ARTUZ Displeased With Allocated 10% of the National Budget.

Pauline Chateuka Minister of Finance Economic and Development, Professor Mthuli Ncube recently presented the National Budget for 2021, allocating 10% to Ministry Read More

Parents Accuse School Head of Misuse of Funds.

Ronald Chigwada Parents and guardians of children at Gwinyai primary school in Mbare are accusing the school head of misuse of funds Read More

FEMPRIST Takes Awareness On Gender-Based Violence To Former Inmates.

Pauline Chateuka As 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence commence under the theme “Orange the World, Fund, Respect, Prevent, Collect”, Read More

FSN Joins Call Against Amendment of the Health Act…

Ronald Chigwada Female Students Network has joined some civil society groups, religious groups, community working groups and political actors in the campaign Read More

City of Harare To Continue With Demolitions.

Pauline Chateuka There has been an outcry from Harare residents over demolitions being out by City of Harare without alternative accommodation. Residents Read More

Kuwadzana Vendors To Get New Vending Market.

Pauline Chateuka Kuwadzana Extension Ward 44 Councillor Adonia Shoko held 2020 State of the Ward Address with the theme development through community Read More

Kuwadzana Ward 44 holds SOWA.

Ronald Chigwada Harare Mayor Jacob Mafume has urged local councils to engage residents in the development of their communities. Speaking at the Read More

Spike In Teenage Sexual Violations During COVID-19 Lockdown.

Tsitsi Mashiri CORAH recently caught up with Shamwari YeMwanasikana (SYS) on how COVID-19 has negatively impacted lives of teenage girls in the Read More

COVID 19 Negatively Impacts Sex Workers.

Pauline Chateuka COVID-19 has not only affected big businesses, health sector or schools alone, women in sex working business have also been Read More

Corruption The cause of Suffering NOT Sanctions

Ronald Chigwada In October 2019 Zimbabwean government declared 25 October as the Anti-Sanctions Day to be commemorated annually to protest against United Read More

People with disabilities in Hopely face the brunt of…

Pauline Chateuka In an effort to bring out challenges caused by Covid-19 pandemic, Community Radio Harare interviewed people with disabilities in Hopley Read More

CMSF Accuses Chitungwiza Municipality of Corruption

Yolanda Zanamwe Chitungwiza Multi Stakeholder Forum issued a press statement on the 23th of October alleging that Chitungwiza Municipality and its Councillors Read More

Authorities fail to rein in bulk water operators

By Charles Saki On the 11th of September 2020, a community in the leafy suburb of Borowdale Brooke was gripped by horror Read More

National Development Strategy Initiative in Chitungwiza

Yolanda Zanamwe National Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (NANGO) recently partnered with Chitungwiza Residents Trust on discussions around national development strategy with residents Read More

Water Barons Rock Mabvuku

Joseph Andrasi Residents in Mabvuku have complained over the manipulation of the right to freely access water by self-styled water barons in Read More

ARTUZ Promises To Monitor Adherence To COVID-19 Regulations in…

Anotidaishe Nyadoro Amalgamated Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) has promised to monitor schools to make that they are abiding with COVID-19 Read More

CHRA Takes Cholera Awareness Campaign To Mufakose

Tracy Chiumburu Combined Harare Residents Association [CHRA] has taken the initiative to educate residents from Ward 34 in Mufakose on the outbreak Read More

PAZ Calls On Government To Act On ZUPCO Faulty…

Ronald Chigwada Passengers Association of Zimbabwe (PAZ) has called on government to pull out unroadworthy buses contracted under Zimbabwe United Passengers Company Read More

Life During and After Incarceration- Rudo’s story

Pauline Chateuka 54 year old Rudo Chunyeda in 2018 found herself behind bars for drug trafficking. She was sentenced to 1 year Read More

Buses Defy Council Mbare Ban

Givemore Chipere The closure of Mbare Musika Bus Termini has resulted in commuter omnibuses (kombis) operating at the corner of 3rd and Read More

The Plight of Rural Women

Ronald Chigwada On the 15th of October, Zimbabwe joined rest of the world in commemorating International Day of Rural Women with the Read More

Hunger And Covid-19

Nonhlanhla Ngwenya For some 2020 has been a double blow, trying to stay safe from Covid-19 and fighting to get food to Read More

Water Supply In Times Of COVID-19

Siphiwe Nyoni For the past two years Zimbabwe has been receiving low rainfall partly due to climate change and this has resulted Read More

COVID 19 Negatively Impacts Reintegration for Former Prison Inmate.

Pauline Chateuka Rudo Chunyeda was arrested in 2019 after she was found in possession of 5kgs of mbanje /marijuana and sentenced to Read More

Sexual Abuse in Times of COVID-19.

Patience Mashiri According to World Health Organisation 1 in 3 women worldwide have experienced physical and or sexual violence by an intimate Read More

Role of the ICC In the International Justice System

Nonhlanhla Ngwenya INTERVIEW: The African Centre of International Criminal Justice on the 14th – 15th November held a two-day training workshop for Read More

LGBT Community Decries Gender Based Violence

By Ranganayi Zimunya Gender based violence thrives in an environment of secrecy and low self-esteem especially on the part of victim, this Read More

Secondary setback

Ranganayi Zimunya Travelling long distances in search of greener education pastures and missing a series of important lessons at school describes the Read More

HUYE project; Eradicating child marriages and drug abuse

by Pauline Chateuka Plan International Zimbabwe embarked on an economic empowerment project entitled Harare Urban Youth Empowerment (HUYE), the objective of the Read More