Hivos Southern Africa

Southern Africa

Combating Corruption

In South Africa, Hivos works closely with partners to root out corrupt practices which are often deeply embedded in the political and legal systems. 

2015 Annual Report

The Hivos Annual Report shows how we gave shape to our ideals in Latin America, Africa and Asia in 2015.

 

Knowledge Dossiers

Hivos operates at the cutting edge of developments. To stay ahead of the curve, Hivos invests in knowledge creation. Browse through our dossiers for a wealth of insights.

Knowledge Programme

The platform for knowledge development on issues imperative to the global development sector.

 

Facts & Figures

Southern Africa

Total liability € 15,7 million

Number of countries 3

Number of partner organisations 129

News

Southern Africa

A community newspaper titled, “Harare News,” has been at the forefront of providing community-based news reporting in Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital city. The free, monthly community newspaper and online media hub cover places, people and events that are important to the citizens of Harare.

Corruption in Zimbabwe has become endemic within its political, private and civil sectors. According to the Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index 2015, Zimbabwe is ranked at 150 out of 168 countries. Corruption is the abuse of entrusted power for private gain. It can be classified as grand, petty and political, depending on the amounts of money lost and the sector where it occurs.

Hivos Southern Africa conducted inception meetings in Malawi and Zimbabwe for its national CSO partners under Hivos’ new Strategic Partnership on Green Inclusive Energy (GIE). The partners work in different sectors including energy, education, health and youth and women’s empowerment. The purpose of the meetings was to introduce them to the concept of GIE as well as co-create the Theory of Change (ToC) that underpins the programme.