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Organic Elephant Repellent Brings Hope To Villagers

Tikobane Trust Director, Ndlelende Ncube showing off elephant repellents surrounding a field. Image by Ndlelende Ncube


In Matabeleland North, villagers plagued by human-wildlife conflict, particularly with elephants, have discovered a ray of hope. An organic elephant repellent developed by Tikobane Trust is empowering communities to protect their crops and homes, fostering coexistence between humans and wildlife.

BY DOUGLAS NCUBE | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | MAY 17, 2023

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Villagers Unite To Overcome Water Shortages

One of the dams constructed through community project based groups addresses water shortages affecting families including school children. Image by Victor Moyo


In Phumuza, Bulilima, the community has taken matters into their own hands to address the persistent water scarcity. Through collaborative efforts and self-funded initiatives, villagers have successfully drilled boreholes and constructed dams, empowering themselves with reliable access to water resources.

BY LYNNIA NGWENYA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | MAY 17, 2023

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Villagers Mobilize to Construct Clinics to Address Healthcare Access Challenges

Mazunga clinic project is almost complete with only electricity connection remaining, bringing to an end long travels to nearby health facilities. Image by Lynnia Ngwenya


Residents of rural communities in Gwanda and Beitbridge have taken matters into their own hands by mobilizing resources and constructing clinics to address the lack of primary healthcare access in their areas.

BY LYNNIA NGWENYA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | MAY 2, 2023

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Villagers Unite To Repair Damaged Roads Neglected By Government

Underground pipeline exposed along Mthombothemba major road in Hope Fountain, Umguza. Image by Lynnia Ngwenya


Residents of Hope Fountain in Umguza, Matabeleland North have come together to restore their damaged roads that have been neglected by the government for years. The villagers have mobilized through their village committee and set a deadline of December 2023 to complete the project.

BY LYNNIA NGWENYA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | APR 21, 2023

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Land Pollution Across Matabeleland North Amidst National Clean-Up Campaigns

Poor solid waste management in Matabeleland North province puts human lives at health risks. Image by Unsplash


In Matabeleland North, various stakeholders participate in national clean-up campaigns every Friday of every month but land pollution is getting worse in the province.
 
BY CALVIN MANIKA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | APR 14, 2023

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