The fight over alcohol advertising by celebrities

At the same time as recognition of the harm caused by alcohol companies and their marketing practices is growing, celebrities are accelerating their alcohol promotions.
By Kristina Sperkova and Labran Musa May. 17, 2024

Put children at centre of climate investments: Unicef

The UN agency also called for programmes to strengthen the resilience of households to deal with climate-related emergencies.
By Priviledge Gumbodete May. 14, 2024

Villagers warned against paying for food delivery

The warning came following complaints by some villagers in rural parts of Zimbabwe who indicated that they were being ordered to pay transport
By Silas Nkala May. 14, 2024

Editorial Comment: Hunger crisis a wake-up call

For the past six years President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government has been ploughing millions of dollars into input schemes to support rural farmers to boost their yields.
By The Standard May. 12, 2024

UN issues US$429m to feed hungry Zimbabweans

An estimated 7,6 million people face hunger and require urgent intervention as the El Niño-induced drought ravages southern Africa.
By Lorraine Muromo May. 11, 2024

Reforming UN: The path towards a democratic, inclusive future (II)

African countries play a vital role in the United Nations, contributing significantly to various initiatives, including peacekeeping operations and developmental programmes.
By Isheanesu Mavengere May. 10, 2024

Women key to peace, security: Govt

Mutsvangwa expressed government’s dedication to ensuring equal access to economic resources and opportunities for women.
By Gracious Daniel May. 7, 2024

Reforming the UN: The path towards a more democratic, inclusive future

The UN was designed to be a forum where nations could resolve their differences through dialogue and negotiation rather than warfare.
By Isheanesu Mavengere May. 3, 2024

Gurira amplifies voices of vulnerable women

Gurira urged the UN Security Council and member States to acknowledge women, survivors and to specifically shine a light on people of Africa in particular, to fight impunity.
By Sharon Zebra May. 1, 2024