Grass root communities, youth and internet freedom at FIFAfrica17

by Thomas Sithole THE Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa 2017 edition (FIFAfrica17) was an extremely exciting and emotional experience for me for various reasons. Having attended previous editions in Kampala, Uganda where the space has been convened since inauguration in 2014, this year, it was brought closer to home in the Southern African Development […]

Africa At Internet Freedom And Citizen Rights Cross Roads

By Thomas Sithole (@thomysithole) The Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa 2016 (FIFAfrica16) was my first time to attend and participate in a continental event on internet freedom. I have previously attended a number of workshops and conferences on internet freedom in my home country Zimbabwe. Whereas these national level dialogues were useful in terms […]

Unemployment in Zim: Enterprising Youths Find Survival Means

WHILE the economy continues to plummet forcing hordes of youths to cross the boarder to neighbouring South Africa and Botswana, a few enterprising youths in Mangwe, Brunapeg area are irking out a living through selling quarry stones to home-builders. These stones which they gather for free in the locality cost R50 or $3 per load.

Plumtree residents attend NPRC

Plumtree residents attending a National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) hearing at Plumtree Town Council Hall today, to discuss the bill brought before the parliament following the efforts by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Peace and Security to scale up public engagement.