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Amakhosikazi Audio News

By Amakhosikazi Media
Commentary on the week's topical issues in the news and social media and the communities in Zimbabwe, from the contexts of four opinionated women. Featuring Samkeliso Tshuma, Natasha M. Marara, Busi Bhebhe and Sinqo Nyathi
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AMAKHOSIKAZI CHATROOM PODCAST: Women appeal to BCC for better vending bays during rainy season
AMAKHOSIKAZI CHATROOM PODCAST: Women appeal to BCC for better vending bays during rainy season
17:12
November 13, 2021
Egodini Mall delay takes toll on informal traders as rainy season sets in
Women informal traders share sentiments over impact of Egodini Mall renovation delays as rainy season sets in
06:12
November 9, 2021
Women share views on decriminalisation of commercial sex work:Amakhosikazi Chatroom Podcast
Women share views on decriminalisation of commercial sex work:Amakhosikazi Chatroom Podcast
05:01
November 1, 2021
Women discuss Contraceptive complications on the Amakhosikazi chatroom podcast
Women discuss Contraceptive complications on the Amakhosikazi chatroom podcast
14:11
October 22, 2021
Water woes in Nguboyenja causing serious health hazards
Water woes in Nguboyenja causing serious health hazards
04:37
October 18, 2021
Public access to Forex at auction rates : Amakhosikazi Chatroom Podcast
Public access to Forex at auction rates : Amakhosikazi Chatroom Podcast
10:33
October 13, 2021
Zimbabwe Electoral Commission appeals to Civil society organisations to assist with voter education
Zimbabwe Electoral Commission appeals to Civil society organisations to assist with voter education programmes
04:54
October 3, 2021
Commercial sex workers turn to social media to overcome COVID-19 lockdown restrictions
Commercial sex workers turn to social media to overcome COVID-19 lockdown restrictions
06:22
October 3, 2021
Women share sentiments on ZITF 2021
Women share sentiments on ZITF 2021
18:20
October 3, 2021
Fewer females shortlisted for interviews to fill high court judges positions
Female legal practitioners lament the fact that fewer females were shortlisted for interviews to fill high court judges' positions
05:27
October 3, 2021
Young women in art discuss the grooming strategies used by perpetrators of sexual violence
Young women in art discuss the sexual grooming strategies used by perpetrators of sexual violence
04:44
September 30, 2021
Women in Matabeleland welcome the licensing of more community radio stations.
Women in Matabeleland welcome the licensing of more community radio stations as a move towards their participation in national processes and dialogue.
03:52
September 30, 2021
Young women in Plumtree cry of lack of registration facilities in most remote areas
Young women in Plumtree cry of lack of registration facilities in most remote areas, calling on ZEC to avail more registration resources to rural areas.
03:15
September 27, 2021
Women in arts challenge each other to look among themselves for support at Intwasa Arts Festival 21
Women in arts challenge each other to look among themselves for support at Intwasa Arts Festival 21. "Its time to stop the blame game"
04:07
September 27, 2021
Young women share their feelings on the proposed bill to increase the youth quota in Zimbabwe's Parl
Young women share their feelings on the proposed bill to increase the youth quota in Zimbabwe's Parliament. Taking a keaf from the Women's quota approach.
03:48
September 27, 2021
Women & girls take centre stage at Intwasa Arts Festival 2021
Women & girls take centre stage at Intwasa Arts Festival 2021 as the showcase dedicates a full day or artistic works about females, by females and for female audiences.
06:49
September 27, 2021
Mixed feelings on the statutory instrument limiting access to basic services by the unvaccinated
Women express mixed feelings on the statutory instrument limiting access to work, schools and basic services to the unvaccinated
03:39
September 23, 2021
Amakhosikazi Chatroom participants share views on voter apathy among youths in Zimbabwe
Amakhosikazi Chatroom participants share views on voter apathy among youths in Zimbabwe
10:52
September 21, 2021
Aspiring female candidates for 2023 elections share their reservations about running for office
Aspiring female candidates for 2023 elections share their reservations about running for office
04:60
September 21, 2021
Young women express disappointment at inaction on child marriage cases in Zimbabwe
Young women express disappointment at inaction on child marriage cases in Zimbabwe
06:13
September 20, 2021
Women express mixed feelings on the continuous assessment learning system: Amakhosikazi Chatroom
Women express mixed feelings on the continuous assessment learning system introduced in Zimbabwe
15:34
September 18, 2021
Youths share views on voter apathy
Youths share views on why they are not registering to vote for the 2023 elections.
08:55
September 16, 2021
ZESA cable theft now a huge cause for concern, women say : Amakhosikazi Chatroom
ZESA cable theft now a huge cause for concern affecting their daily lives women say.
11:43
September 9, 2021
Women with disabilities urge ZEC to make registration centres more accessible.
Women with disabilities call on ZEC to make registration Centres more accessible to people of various physical capabilities.
03:43
September 9, 2021
Vaccination demands inconvenient: Students, tenants, employees
Vaccination demands inconvenient: Students, tenants, employees
08:45
September 5, 2021
Women say No to Gvt take over of council clinics on the Amakhosikazi chatroom
Women say No to Gvt take over of council clinics on the Amakhosikazi chatroom
13:19
September 1, 2021
Women share concerns on the "no vaccine no service" policy #AmakhosikaziChatRoom podcast
Women share their concerns on the "no vaccine no service" policy #AmakhosikaziChatRoom podcast
10:00
August 26, 2021
ZESA's poor response to faults disturbing says female residents in Byo
ZESA's poor service provision having adverse effects on the lives of women
03:09
August 17, 2021
Child "marriages" a pandemic in Zimbabwe #AmakhosikaziChatRoom
Women and girls share views on the child "marriages" pandemic in Zimbabwe. Why are authorities turning a blind eye on this horrible practice.
12:44
August 17, 2021
SWRGN champions engendered devolution policies in Zimbabwe
SWRGN champions engendered devolution policies in Zimbabwe
04:12
July 19, 2021
Women, youths, vulnerable groups not benefitting from BCC Housing waiting list
Podcast describing how women, youths, vulnerable groups are failing to gain access to decent housing through BCC:s Housing Waiting list
12:26
June 15, 2021
Alarmingly high GBV cases during COVID-19 lockdown
Alarmingly high GBV cases during COVID-19 lockdown
06:46
March 21, 2021
Amakhosikazi Chatroom Podcast :Womens leadership roles in public offices in Zimbabwe
Amakhosikazi Chatroom Podcast :Womens leadership roles in public offices in Zimbabwe
11:22
March 21, 2021
GBV cases alarmingly high during lockdown
GBV cases alarmingly high during lockdown
06:46
March 17, 2021
Mining town communities rise to curb child marriages
Mining town communities rise to curb child marriages which have increased since the COVID-19 pandemic
02:31
March 15, 2021
Amakhosikazi Chatroom Podcast on BCC rate increases
Amakhosikazi Chatroom Podcast women discuss the new BCC rate increases on service delivery
11:43
March 15, 2021
Female students education affected by lockdown
Female students express how their education has been affected by the lockdown
03:34
March 15, 2021
ZRP effects gender insensitive lockdown violation penalties
ZRP effecting gender insensitive lockdown violation penalties against women
03:22
February 27, 2021
Amakhosikazi Chatroom Podcast:Loopholes in the education sector especially in Matabeleland
Amakhosikazi Chatroom Podcast:Loopholes in the education sector and the impact on delivery of education services in Matabeleland.
12:55
February 21, 2021
Amakhosikazi Chatroom Podcast: Women discuss the poor grade 7 results in Matabeleland schools
Amakhosikazi Chatroom Podcast: Women discuss the poor grade 7 results in Matabeleland schools and share possible solutions to the problem
14:06
February 16, 2021
Live Chat: Women's voices in a time of COVID-19:Women with disabilities
Women with disabilities share how COVID-19 has impacted their daily lives
14:24
February 14, 2021
Women share views on ZUPCO's forex busfare
Women share views on ZUPCO's forex pegged busfare and its impact during COVID-19
06:19
February 14, 2021
Impact of home remedies in the treatment of COVID-19
Women share their views and concerns on the use of medically untested homes remedies in the treatment of the COVID-19 virus
11:34
February 5, 2021
Women's views on high court ruling over spousal property ownership
Women share their views on the latest high court ruling over spousal property ownership rights in Zimbabwe.
17:46
January 31, 2021
Women's views and fears on the Covid19 vaccine
Women share their views and fears on the COVID-19 Vaccine
16:18
January 31, 2021
Zim women tap into mining for agric venture
Zim women tap into mining to support agric venture
16:23
January 30, 2021
Court ruling on spousal property rights has Zim women up in arms
Court ruling on spousal property rights has Zim women up in arms. Citing unfair economic opportunities for women to independently own property.
04:33
January 26, 2021
New lockdown measures plunge women into fresh financial hardships
Women informal traders share how the new lockdown measures in Zimbabwe have plunged them into fresh financial hardships
05:13
January 21, 2021
Sexual harassment at tertiary institutions: A new cancer
A discussion on the preverlance of Sexual harassment at tertiary institutions in Zimbabwe and the steps that need to be taken to curb it.
11:55
January 20, 2021
Women call on Gvt to authorise pvt commercial transport as alternative to unreliable ZUPCO
Women call on Gvt to authorise pvt commercial transportation as alternative to unreliable ZUPCO buses which are mostly unfit and do not adhere to COVID-19 safety protocols.
05:39
January 12, 2021
Amakhosikazi Chatroom Podcast on the effectiveness of Zimbabwe's laws on curbing cases of GBV
Women share experiences on GBV cases and the effectiveness of Zim laws in curbing the pandemic. #16DaysOfActivismAgainstGBV
12:18
November 28, 2020
Amakhosikazi Chatroom Podcast on 12yr Olds accessing SRHR services in Zimbabwe
Amakhosikazi Chatroom Podcast on 12yr Olds accessing SRHR services in Zimbabwe : women share their views
14:03
November 23, 2020
Amakhosikazi Chatroom Podcast : How does Byo manage its Public Toilet system?
Amakhosikazi Chatroom Podcast : How does Byo manage its Public Toilet system? Women share their views.
14:44
November 23, 2020
Matobo youths encouraged to participate in governance processes
Matobo youths encouraged to participate in governance processes in the district
04:08
November 17, 2020
Parents of children with congenital heart disease raise SOS to Government
Parents of children with congenital heart disease have called on government for assistance with treatment for their children.
06:09
November 12, 2020
Nkulumane vendors assisted with tools to continue fighting Covid 19
Nkulumane vendors assisted with tools to continue fighting Covid 19
02:52
November 6, 2020
Breast Cancer Survivors share their stories
Breast Cancer Survivors share their stories
11:17
November 2, 2020
Amakhosikazi Chatroom Podcast on affordability of medical and funeral insurance to women in Zimbabwe
Women share their views on the effectiveness of Zimbabwe's medical and funeral insurance systems.
14:36
November 2, 2020
Amakhosikazi Chatroom Podcast on Maternal and Neonatal Healthcare in Zimbabwe
On this episode women share their experiences and opinions on Zimbabwe's maternal and neonatal healthcare system.
12:52
October 29, 2020
Women call for more efforts to fight cancer
Women share views on Breast and cervical cancer efforts in Zimbabwe
03:11
October 28, 2020
Women Vendors welcome financial literacy training
Women vendors receive financial literacy training
02:30
October 28, 2020
Why is there a sudden influx in child headed households and children living in the streets?
Why is there a sudden influx in child headed households and children living in the streets? What can be done about it?
19:48
October 21, 2020
#WomensNewsBeat Episode 30 The one on whether Afro hair alone defines natural beauty
Weekly review of the weeks topical issues as reported in the news and debated on social media from the contexts of four opinionated women and occassional guests. Featuring Busi Bhebhe, Natasha M.Marara, Sinqo Nyathi, Samke Tshuma and guest host Barbara Kamba. 
59:54
December 20, 2019
#WomensNewsBeat Episode 29 The one on Gender Based Violence
The weeks topical issues from the lived experiences of four Zimbabwean women (and occassional guests) Featuring Busi Bhebhe, Natasha Marara, Sinqo Nyathi and Samke Tshuma #WomensNewsBeat @AmakhosikaziFM (Twitter) Amakhosikazi Media (Facebook)
53:14
December 12, 2019
#WomensNewsBeat Episode 29 The one on changing of street names
Four Women's take on the week's topical issues as reported in the country's mainstream media. Featuring Busi Bhebhe, Sinqo Nyathi, Tasha M. Marara and Samkeliso Tshuma. Expect an occasional male guest.
51:55
December 9, 2019
Must abortion be legalised in Zimbabwe?
Must Zimbabwe start having a conversation about legalising abortion? Is it the only option left? Episode 27 of Women's News Beat explores this difficult question following an incident at the Zimbabwe University where a first year student attempted to abort a foetus using a coat hanger. This and more stories from the perspectives of four female co-hosts.
59:55
November 10, 2019
#WomensNewsBeat E21
Episode 21 of the weeks review of topical News happening in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe and globally from 4 women's perspectives. Featuring Tasha, Busi, Samke, Sinqo, and the occasional expert or male guest.
56:11
October 2, 2019
#WomensNewsBeat E20
Episode 20 reviewing topical News happening in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe and globally. Featuring Tasha, Busi, Samke, Sinqo, and the occasional expert or male guest. 
51:30
October 2, 2019
Women's News Beat 18
About the hottest issues on social media and the news in the week 10-14 Sep 2019, featuring Busi Bhebhe, Sinqo Nyathi, Natasha Marara and Samke Tshuma
30:00
September 20, 2019
Women's News Beat Episode 14
Our views on issues that touch our lives directly as reported in the news, on social media and in social circles. Featuring Natasha M.Marara, Sinqoe Nyathi, Samke Tshuma and Busi Bhebhe. This episode features Simmy Ncube. 
48:11
September 3, 2019
Women's News Beat 14
A review of the weeks news and topical social issues.
49:36
August 28, 2019
Episode 11 #Political Correctness
In this episode we talk the "political correctness" of building mud ovens when there is flour shortage. Will having a "Ndebele" president in Zimbabwe make us more tolerant of each other? Are single mother's not marriage material? Is ZImbabwe ready for another round of the National Youth Service?   Straight from Zimbabwe, some commentary on the week's topical issues in the news and social media and the communities around the country from the contexts and lived experiences of four opinionated women. Not academic, but very real and frank talk. Featuring Samkeliso Tshuma, Natasha M. Marara, Busi Bhebhe and Sinqo Nyathi
49:37
August 6, 2019
Womens News Beat 10 #Accountability
Enjoy our latest episode focusing on the major theme of accountability
39:58
July 29, 2019
Tolerance
Episode9
57:32
July 21, 2019
The Upgrade
Tune in to our 8th episode to hear views on the past week's news and social media chit chatter. We discuss the upgrading of Zimbabwe’s status as a Lower Middle Income economy.... can you feel this upgrade from where you are? We also discuss how our sporting teams do not get as much resource support as they could we also touch on the just held @RoilBAAs. Our views of the news are from our day to day lived experiences. Do be kind enough to leave us a comment. Featuring Sinqo Nyathi Tasha Moyo-Marara Samkeliso Tshuma #WomensNewsBeat #Amakhosikazi #WomensVoices#ZimPodcasts #Womeninmedia #WomeninNews
57:59
July 13, 2019
#HlabanganaChallenge
If you failed to catch our 7th Episode live for the very first time on @SkyzMetroFM don't stress you can still download or listen here on our usual platform. Tune in every Friday at 12noon for commentary on some of the juiciest and most topical issues from the perspective of four opinionated women, on Skyz Metro FM and later on, on Anchor.fm. Featuring Samke Tshuma, Busibhebhe, Natasha.M.Marara and Sinqo Nyathi. This week we talk about allegations of abuse of black workers by Chinese investors. Can something be done to protect Zimbabweans against abuse despite the "investments" being brought in by China?. We also touch on the sudden currency shift by Government back to the Zim Dollar. How has it impacted the ordinary woman in the streets. for this and more tune in and leave us a comment #Womensvoices #Womenpodcasters #Womeninmedia #AmakhosikaziFM #WomensNewsBeat
49:27
July 5, 2019
"Command everything"
On the 6th Episode of WNB we discuss the possibility of Matabeleland having a regional focused plitical party. Is that too vile a thought to consider? We also ask if it is wrong or strategic for Adv Fadzai Mahere to be appointed minister in MDC A's shadow cabinet over other possibly deserving and qualified senior members of that party. We talk about the ZESA black outs and the many complications surrounding it... Tune in for this and more of four women's general opinions on things happening around them, in the press and on social media every week. Featuring Busi Bhebhe, Sinqo Nyathi, Samke Tshuma and Tasha M.M. Marara
44:22
June 29, 2019
Women's News Beat Episode 5 #UBuntu
Enjoy this week's 5th episode of Women's News Beat where we debate the concept of uBuntu following a critique who claimed the Tsvangirai family is hounded by deaths because of his call for sanctions on Zimbabwe. We also talk about how public officials seem to be finding it hard to put the people they serve before self, following news of the MP who imported a Lamborghini tax free. Tune in for this and more and leave us a comment on our social media platforms @AmakhosikaziFM on twitter and AmakhosikaziMedia on Facebook,
01:01:47
June 23, 2019
Wheels of Justice
On this weeks episode of #WomensNewsBeat we debate the appointment of Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo to the Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commission (ZACC). As wife to Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Sibusiso Moyo, Is she conflicted or not?  We also debate the steamy session that Bev gave inmates at chikurubi maximum prison during Sulumani Chimbetu’s birthday bash. Was that a worthy cause or a different form of torture for the men, many of whom are serving long term sentences?  we talk about the call by Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP) for Econet to withdraw Winky D and Jah Prayzah as headliners for a campaign in Byo arguing that Byo has many able artists. Must Byo artists get first preference even for corporate events or they must work hard to attract their own gigs?  For this and more Tune into this week's episode of #WomensNewsBeat and comment below to give your views. #Zimpodcast #womeninmedia #womensvoices #zimmedia
48:50
June 14, 2019
Women's News Beat the Ancillar Nombewu edition
#Women'sNewsBeat special edition with multi-award winning international Journalist Ancillar Nombewu who chats to the four ladies about purpose, learning from hardships and grabbing all of life's opportunities. Featuring Busi Bhebhe, Natasha M.M. Marara, Samu Tshuma and Sinqo Nyathi.
33:47
June 12, 2019