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Poverty Swoops on Southern Africa’s Urban Dwellers

Poverty Swoops on Southern Africa’s Urban Dwellers

By on Sep 4, 2017 in News |

By Jeffrey Moyo HARARE (IDN) – At one stage in her life, she was a top accountant with the National Railways of Zimbabwe. Now, domiciled in Epworth, a crowded informal settlement in south-eastern Harare Province, 25 kilometres outside Harare, the Zimbabwean capital, hers has turned out to be a riches-to-rags tale. Shuvai Chikoto, a 48-year-old mother of three who...

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BOOK EXPLORES GENESIS AND EVOLUTION OF DEVELOPMENTAL STATES

BOOK EXPLORES GENESIS AND EVOLUTION OF DEVELOPMENTAL STATES

By on Sep 4, 2017 in News |

By Byron Mutingwende   The book ‘Towards Democratic Developmental States in Southern Africa.’ explores the genesis and evolution of the ‘developmental state’ concept flagging out useful lessons from the East Asian tigers and presents the conditions necessary for the emergence and consolidation of a ‘democratic developmental state’ in Southern Africa.  ...

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UN high level political forum nudges SDGs forward

UN high level political forum nudges SDGs forward

By on Aug 22, 2017 in News, Sustainable Development Goals |

Bishow Parajuli and Amarakoon Bandara Zimbabwe presented its progress report on the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) from 10 to 19 July 2017 at the UN headquarters in New York. Under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the HLPF is the central, all-member states’ follow-up and...

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