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Kaseke set to leave ZTA

Chief Executive Officer of the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority, Mr Karikoga Kaseke has decided to leave the ZTA an institution he has led for the past 13 years. Kaseke has been leading ZTA since July 2005 after a reassignment from the ministry of transport and communications where he was permanent secretary. He confirmed his departure this week saying that he will ...

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Health decline in Zimbabwe

The economic crisis in Zimbabwe has led to a shortage supply of medicine and treatment, Zimbabwe’s proud health system is deteriorating at an alarming rate, health facilities are worsening drastically following the foreign currency shortages leading to high cost price of medical drugs in hospitals and pharmacies. Meanwhile the Vice President of Zimbabwe Constantino Chiwenga arrived from South Africa a ...

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Men also at risk of breast cancer

Breast Cancer has become a cause for concern in men as it is an uncommon disease and is still very rare in different countries .The male breast cancer is commonly known as non-lump breast cancer, representing approximately 1% of cancers that occurs in men. In Zimbabwe breast cancer affects one in every 10 women and one in every 100 men, ...

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Celebrating the girl child

The world celebrated the International day of the girl child, making the world a safer place and healthier place for the girl child so that they can achieve their full potential towards their role in the society under theme “with her, a skilled girl force.” Tribute was paid today to all the girls around the world who have gone through ...

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Forex to be availed for pharmaceutical sector

The Vice President Kembo Mohadi has warned the pharmaceutical sector on price hiking and refusing to accept their medical aids under the banner no forex no medication.  He said this to the media yesterday following issue of price hikes that are underway in the country at the Munhumuatapa building in Harare, he said that the government is going to stabilise ...

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Fight Breast Cancer and save lives

October is regarded as breast cancer awareness month, a worldwide annual campaign involving thousands of organizations to highlight the importance of breast cancer awareness, education and research. Breast cancer is a type of disease that forms in the cells of the breast. Breast is usually associated with women, approximately 80% of women who are diagnosed with breast cancer have it ...

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No US dollar , no medicine

Zimbabwean Pharmacies  have temporarily suspended the use of medical aid cards,selling basic medicines in US dollar and some even closed due to the prevailing economic conditions . Local pharmacies claim that the current bond note cannot buy medicine  especially from outside suppliers  as a result there is no need to sell in bond notes , however the issue of basic ...

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Nation ‘feels’ over Mangudya’s monetary policy.

The people of Zimbabwe have expressed bitterness and cautious feelings about  last Monday’s monetary policy by Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Dr John Mangudya post to his 2016 promises in equating  the US dollar and bond notes . The public is appealing to the government over this so called daylight robbery whereby on every mobile transaction 2 % is to ...

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Mangudya presents new monetary policy

The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Dr John Mangudya yesterday presented a new monetary policy in which he mentioned the policy as expected to encourage exports and form measures to boost confidence in the foreign currency market, and rein inflation. Mangudya said that, since the economy had been damaged by the reintroduction   of local currency this new monetary ...

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15 year juvenile docked over house breaking and theft

A 15 year old Harare male   appeared before the Harare magistrate court today on allegations of theft and unlawful entry believed to have happened on the 23rd of September 2018. The accused identified as Usher Gusha is alleged to have broken into Mrs Betina’s house in New Mabvuku Harare and stole a digital camera and $1,400.00. The boy is alleged ...

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