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Climate Change Puts People with Albinism at Grave Risk

Due to climate change, access to sunscreen is now a matter of life and death for people with albinism. Image by Patricia Willocq Photography


As Zimbabwe faces worsening heatwaves and erratic weather due to climate change, the situation is dire for its people with albinism. Struggling with discrimination and a skin condition that makes them vulnerable to sun exposure, access to sunscreen is now a matter of life and death. But with prices soaring, how will they cope with the rising threats posed by our warming world?

BY FAIRNESS MOYANA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | FEB 22, 2024

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Community Testing Exposes River's Unsuitability for Drinking

A woman uses a monitor to test the contamination of Deka river by local coal mines and a power plant in Hwange. Image by Fairness Moyana


In Hwange's coal mining district along the Deka River, community water monitors are partnering with scientists to document pollution levels currently threatening human health. Armed with data implicating industrial activities, the villagers are pushing the government and companies for solutions to address the contamination of the waterway essential to local lives and livelihoods.

BY FAIRNESS MOYANA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | FEB 19, 2024

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Severe Dry Spells Hurt Mopane Worm Business

Severe dry spells have prevented mopane worm harvests in Gwanda, leaving the community struggling for survival. Image by Unsplash


Dry conditions caused by El Niño have stopped mopane worm harvests in Gwanda, Zimbabwe, eliminating a crucial income source for families who rely on sales of the caterpillars called amacimbi.

BY LYNNIA NGWENYA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | FEB 19, 2024

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Protecting Wetlands Pays Off for Kasibo Village

Kasibo community's sustainable use and protection of a local wetland provides a lifeline for villagers amidst of the climate change crisis in Hwange. Image by Fairness Moyana


A village in Hwange has found success using sustainable practices in a local wetland to increase access to food and water during drought conditions caused by climate change.

BY FAIRNESS MOYANA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | JAN 26, 2024

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Community Fights to Reclaim Areas Scarred by Unsustainable Brickmaking

Two illegal brick makers pass through an illegal brick making site with the background showing a ravaged earth. Image by Fairness Moyana


Facing degraded land from rampant illegal brickmaking, a community in Hwange, Zimbabwe, works to rehabilitate scarred areas and curb further environmental damage.

BY FAIRNESS MOYANA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | JAN 12, 2024

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