Hwange Elderly Women Resort To Quarry Mining For Survival

An elderly woman sits under her shade as she breaks quarry into smaller pieces using a heavy metal hammer and her bare hands. Image by Lethokuhle Nkomo | The Citizen Bulletin


BY LETHOKUHLE NKOMO | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | NOV 26, 2020

Elderly women in Hwange are working in the quarry industry for survival, but they struggle to keep up with the manual labour and what they make is not enough to feed their families.

Hwange Elderly Women Resort To Quarry Mining For Survival

An elderly woman sits under her shade as she breaks quarry into smaller pieces using a heavy metal hammer and her bare hands. Image by Lethokuhle Nkomo | The Citizen Bulletin


BY LETHOKUHLE NKOMO | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | NOV 26, 2020

Elderly women in Hwange are working in the quarry industry for survival, but they struggle to keep up with the manual labour and what they make is not enough to feed their families.

Hwange Farmers Cry Foul Over Poor Access to Markets

In drought prone regions irrigation has enabled farmers to sustain a living. Image by Australian National University


BY RUTENDO MAPFUMO | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | NOV 18, 2020

Irrigation schemes in Hwange have enabled farmers to produce more products for business, existing market annihilation challenges and the COVID-19 have posed a threat— pushing farmers to opt for barter trade.

Hwange Farmers Cry Foul Over Poor Access to Markets

In drought prone regions irrigation has enabled farmers to sustain a living. Image by Australian National University


BY RUTENDO MAPFUMO | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | NOV 18, 2020

Irrigation schemes in Hwange have enabled farmers to produce more products for business, existing market annihilation challenges and the COVID-19 have posed a threat— pushing farmers to opt for barter trade.

Hwange Learners Walk Over 10km to Write Exams Amid COVID-19

Shortage of examination centres in Hwange forces learners to walk long distances. File image by Lethokuhle Nkomo | The Citizen Bulletin


BY LETHOKUHLE NKOMO | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | FEB 5, 2021

With only a few schools registered as examination centres in Hwange district, examination time is a scary affair for pupils who have to walk over 10km through a wild animal infested bush.