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The role of traditional leadership in facilitating and inhibiting women’s political participation

By Irene Kalulu Women in politics face a number of challenges particularly in patriarchal societies as they have to overcome gendered behavioural expectations daily in order to freely participate in politics. A number of interventions and...

Psychological abuse against women in politics on the rise

By Irene Kalulu The political arena, which has over the years been regarded as a man’s space, has seen an increasing number of women contesting for political offices. But it has not been easy for...

Drug peddling ‘bases’ mushroom in Kwekwe, unemployed youths blame Govt

FEATURES & ANALYSIS DESK In the wake of mushrooming drug peddling ‘bases’ in Kwekwe, youths from the Midlands mining town have labelled  Government the scapegoat for their abuse and overdependance on illicit substances, saying the...

Gweru Councilors sleeping on duty exposed, urged to wake up

NEWS DESK GWERU: This might be the first of its kind in the City of Progress but following several investigations that exposed counter-development under hand deals in council, the ever-growing CommuTalk online community called for an assessment...

Food insecurity, elephant in the room in the fight against early marriages

MICHAEL MAGORONGA in Silobela Deep down in rural Silobela, 15-year-old Lubalihle, struggles to walk to the nearest clinic for registration of her three months pregnancy. The nurses at the clinic insist she brings along the owner...
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