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Doctor’s strike continues

The Zimbabwe Hospitals Doctors Association (ZHDA) yesterday addressed that the industrial action by junior doctors nationwide is still going on and has entered day 12 following contrary reports unilaterally declared on state media. The industrial action initially involved only central hospitals but has grown to reach provincial and district hospitals and this is even worsened by failure on the part ...

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Zimbabwe to commemorate World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is celebrated every year all over the world on the 1st of December to raise awareness about AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) a pandemic disease caused due to the infection of Human Immune Deficiency Virus (HIV). In Zimbabwe the main celebrations will be held at Rujeko Secondary School in Glendale,Mazoe under the theme “know your status “,a ...

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Government removes import duty on sanitary pads

Government has scrapped off import duty on sanitary pads a step to be welcomed by women as the prices of basic toiletries are now beyond the reach of many. “The Minister of Finance and Economic Development Prof Mthuli Ncube yesterday mentioned the removal of duty on sanitary pads in the 2019 budget statement  at a pre-budget seminar in  Bulawayo and ...

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Rusape horror accident

47 people died while 61 others were injured when two buses collided near Rusape tollgate on Wednesday evening. It is reported that it was not head on collision but a side swipe as the other bus was intact at the front and at the back. The two buses were Bolt-Cutter and Smart.  The injured people are being treated at Rusape ...

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Toyota drivers causes chaos

Several people were seriously injured when a Toyota wish bumped into Toyota Passo yesterday in the evening at Corner Samora Machel and Sam Nujoma Street in Harare. A 24year old Toyota Passo driver who was identified as Stanley Gubwe was carrying staff workers from Pick n Pay Borrowadale Branch and was hit by a Toyota Wish which was coming down ...

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Women to take maternity leave in their first year of work

Women are now able to take maternity leave in the first year of their employment, said the Minister of Public Service and Social Welfare Dr Sekai Nzenza during a question and answer session in the senate. Women are entitled to maternity leave within their first year of employment adding that the policy is going on maternity leave after 24 months ...

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Controversial Magaya apologises

Prophetic, Healing and Deliverance Ministries leader and founder Prophet Walter Magaya apologised to the public yesterday and retracted his claim that he had found a cure for HIV and AIDS and the Ministry of health and Child care has acknowledged his apology saying he did not follow the procedure for registration. Magaya said his discovered ‘Aguma ‘ will now be ...

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NetOne cleans CBD

Net One held a cleanup campaign today in the Harare Central Business District which started at their headquarters in Rotten Row Street. The Chief Commercial Officer Brian Mutandiro said NetOne is reaching out to places affected by Cholera and that they also did a campaign in Budiriro in September this year. They also visited places which includes Glenview and Mbare ...

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ZIMA clashes Magaya

Following Magaya’s claim over the HIV and AIDS cure, the Zimbabwe Medical Association has urged all patients under the ARV treatment to continue their medication until medical evidence is provided to any claim of cure. The Prophetic, Healing and Deliverance Ministries (PHD) leader Prophet Walter Magaya said that he had been given the revelation to the cure for HIV and ...

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Khupe on Breast Cancer awareness

October is considered as the breast cancer awareness month across the globe and in Zimbabwe the whole month is celebrated by both men and women. Meanwhile a recent research suggests that men are also exposed to the silent killer disease as a result it is of greater importance to get screened today. Accordingly, former Deputy Prime Minister and president of ...

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