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Strengthening Zimbabwe’s institutional landscape to support the use of research evidence in policy making

  By Ronald Munatsi and Rejoice Ngwenya Evidence informed policy making is now a very topical feature in the global discourse and there is no dispute over the importance of using evidence to inform policymaking. The mandate of Zimbabwe Evidence Informed Policy Network (ZeipNET) is to develop and coordinate overarching national processes that support the use of research evidence in ...

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PIMC champions a Business Conference – “A solutions perspective”

Zimbabwean consultancy company Proxel International Management Consultancy are planning to host a business conference on 11 March, 2016 themed ‘Business challenges; a solutions perspective’ to be held at the Rainbow Towers, Harare. Key points of the conference will address topics such as; How to remunerate the streamlined staff in a deflationary economy, Survival techniques in the current economic environment, The ...

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NAMA People’s Choice Award & voting now open

National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) launched the 15th National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA) People’s Choice voting platform on Thursday 4th February 2016. Voting will run until the awards night on 13th February 2016 at 1800hrs. The People’s Choice Award is a special award given to an artist or arts organisation selected by the public. The public is afforded the ...

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National Arts Council of Zimbabwe unveils 15th NAMA awards

The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) is pleased to announce the list of the nominees for the 15th Edition National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA) to be held in Harare on 13th February 2016 at the 7 Arts Theatre in Avondale. 15TH NAMA NOMINEES LIST In a bid to enhance entries, NACZ appointed a team of both individual and institutional ...

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ZEIPNET filling a critical gap in Zimbabwe’s policymaking environment.

In an environment where Zimbabwe is experiencing an increasingly tightening economic squeeze and decreasing foreign investor confidence due to an unstable political environment, policy inconsistencies and misplaced development priorities there is need to link and harmonise the different players in the policy-making process. These include think-tanks, members of the public the media including academic and research institutions and of-course the ...

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Zimbabwean actress Danai Gurira strikes gold, “again”.

The Walking Dead’s Danai Gurira cast as Tupac’s mom Afeni Shakur in rapper’s upcoming biopic. Danai Gurira has been cast as Tupac Skakur’s mother in the upcoming biopic about the rapper, according to Deadline. The 37-year-old will play Afeni Shakur, who had a major influence on her son and his path to superstardom before his tragic death at just 25. The 69-year-old, who ...

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Zim Government thins the “Teachers” wage bill signalling austerity measures

The Zimbabwean cabinet has approved the civil service audit, heralding a new chapter in the public sector through the implementation of measures such as reduction of student teachers and trainees’ allowances, termination of any salaries still paid for teachers at trust and private schools and resuscitation of pension contributions by civil servants. Some of the changes, meant to reduce the ...

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Our President: For a 91yr old, he is fit

Press and Social Media have in the past hours trended heavily on the careful walk of H.E. President Robert Mugabe as he made way to meet host Turkey President at the welcome ceremony for the G-20 summit earlier in the week captured by the New China TV posted on youtube. While many critics find it worth an incident to jibe ...

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ZESA woes reprieve as ZETDC secures $150m fund

CAIRO headquartered trade finance institution; African Export- Import Bank (Afreximbank) has extended US$150 million to the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) to settle its outstanding debts. The development comes at a time when ZETDC, a subsidiary of ZESA Holdings is saddled by US$373,8 million debt , which it has not been servicing. Efforts to get a comment from ...

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Zimbabwean journalist Robert Mukondiwa unleashes his book; The Judas Files

Zimbabwean literature has this year-end seen the entry of a fresh name in the world of its authors with the new debut novel by writer Robert Mukondiwa whose book, the Judas Files hitshelves in November to critical acclaim from his peers. Not an entirely new name in the world of writing, Robert has always been known as a journalist and ...

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