rural development

Stemming Zimbabwe’s urban influx

Stemming Zimbabwe’s urban influx

A government-approved programme to give micro loans and training to young people in rural areas is helping to stem the influx of migrants to Zimbabwe’s urban centres.

Chivi takes begging  bowl to Diaspora

Chivi takes begging bowl to Diaspora

THE cash-strapped Chivi Rural District Council (CRDC) has taken its begging bowl to the Diaspora in a bid to raise $8 million to refurbish roads, rehabilitate boreholes, dams and schools in the arid underdeveloped area.

REA kick starts biogas rollout

REA kick starts biogas rollout

THE Rural Electrification Agency (REA) yesterday said its rollout of 64 institutional biogas digesters across the country has begun and out of the targeted number, it was currently setting up digesters in eight of the country’s 10 provinces.

Nkayi centre upgrade ruffles feathers

Nkayi centre upgrade ruffles feathers

NKAYI district in Matabeleland North province is probably more in the news for gruesome murders, rape and an array of misdemeanours than for development-related issues.

Umzingwane lags behind in development

Umzingwane lags behind in development

ZANU PF Umzingwane MP William Dhewa has expressed concern over the lack of notable development in his constituency since independence in 1980.

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