Farai Shawn Matiashe

Farai Shawn Matiashe

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Govts urged to nip climate injustice in the bud

Africa contributes less to the root causes of climate change with less than 4% of the world’s carbon emissions.
By Farai Shawn Matiashe Oct. 9, 2022

How the poor in Africa pay the price for global emissions

AS temperatures rise and extreme weather events occur with greater frequency and intensity, the cost of climate change is growing
By Farai Shawn Matiashe Nov. 11, 2022

Bulawayo girl footballers kick back against teen pregnancy

At first, the coach refused to play her. But one day, during a friendly match, the team ran out of substitutes.
By Farai Shawn Matiashe and Tafadzwa Ufumeli Nov. 20, 2022

Innovative farming transforms refugees’ lives

Refugees often have no access to land to engage in farming and yet farming could be a source of food and extra income.
By Farai Shawn Matiashe Nov. 22, 2022

Telecoms giants walk tight rope amid power crisis

Both South Africa and Zambia have been suffering daily hours-long electricity outages. 
By Farai Shawn Matiashe Feb. 3, 2023

News in depth: ‘We are drinking mercury’: Illegal gold mining exposes residents to poisoning

Cyanide is poisonous and can cause fatal damage to the brain and heart, according to the United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.
By Farai Shawn Matiashe Mar. 19, 2023

In Zimbabwe, golf is giving cyclone Idai survivors hope

Makanidzani remembers the night Cyclone Idai visited his village.
By Farai Shawn Matiashe Apr. 16, 2023

Feature: How COVID-19 derailed Zim’s HPV vaccination programme

Zimbabwe rolled out the HPV vaccination programme targeting girls aged 10 to 14 years reaching more than 800 000 girls.
By Farai Shawn Matiashe Aug. 15, 2023

Feature: Zim nurses stuck between rock and hard surface

More than 4 330 nurses trained in Zimbabwe are registered with UK’s Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
By Farai Shawn Matiashe and Emma Batha Nov. 9, 2023

Why is it significant to consider gender in climate change stories?

It would be a travesty of judgment for journalists to tell the story of climate change without looking at it from a gender lens.
By Farai Shawn Matiashe Dec. 2, 2023

UN climate summit adopts new loss, damage fund

Communities in Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique are yet to recover from the deadly Cyclone Idai which made landfall in March 2019 and Cyclone Freddy in March this year.
By Farai Shawn Matiashe Dec. 6, 2023