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Adult Rape Clinic calls for ‘Denim’ tomorrow

Adult Rape Clinic (ARC) is calling upon all citizens to wear Denim (Jeans) tomorrow as a sign of raising awareness against rape and sexual assault. Posting on their social media platform ARC said they are going to hold a rape and sexual assault prevention education campaign as a way of addressing misconceptions around rape and all forms of sexual assault. ...

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UNICEF reaches out to Cyclone Idai victims

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has come up with a plan of helping children who were affected by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. In a statement UNICEF said the children were the most affected by the storm and this had disturbed their way of living and were fighting against the spread of Cholera by providing sanitation ...

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Inmates report food crisis at Mutare prison.

Member in charge of Mutare Remand Prison have raised concern over the inhumane conditions that they are facing at the correctional center and prison officials have asked for help of aid to improve the situation. The prisoners reported that they have acute shortages of clean water, balanced diet, clothing, and blankets whilst analysts are criticizing President Emmerson Mnangagwa who is ...

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Mawarire encourages people to assist towards Cyclone Idai crisis

#ThisFlag founder (Pastor) Evan Mawarire encourages people to contribute towards the Cyclone Idai Crisis on behalf of Econet Wireless Zimbabwe. Speaking at the Econet Shop Avondale yesterday, Mawarire said Cyclone Idai will not win if we join hands to save lives and restore hopes of those who were affected by Cyclone Idai. “Go and give towards the victims of Cyclone ...

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Econet leads in Cyclone Idai relief assistance

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe group of companies has contributed $5 million to the victims of Cyclone Idai who were affected since last week. In a statement Mr Douglas Mboweni Econet Wireless Zimbabwe CEO said as a company with different subsidiaries, they are not just providing money but skills and capabilities as well. “We are not just providing money but we want ...

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Cyclone Idai tragedy victims in mass burials.

Victims of the recent storm “Cyclon idai” in Manicaland are being buried in double per grave due to shortage of resources and the overwhelmed communities by the impact of the disaster. “Most patients here are stable  but they need transferring  to a bigger hospital. We also have two pregnant women who need urgent  transferring as well as C section due ...

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Harare and Bulawayo clueless to water crisis impact

Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO (ZHR) Forum said Bulawayo and Harare residents are now afraid of contracting water and sanitation deadly diseases due to water shortages and decrepit sewer systems. In a statement,the organisation said Bulawayo and Harare residents are at risk of contracting deadly diseases such as cholera and typhoid. So the organisation is urging the government to work hand ...

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Doctors stage a protest

 Senior doctors are demonstrating today at Parirenyatwa Hospital over shortages of resources such as gloves. The doctors say they need medicines and other sundries in order to make the operation conditions easy. Doctors are holding placards which reads “ Please stop cancelling operation lists ,please give us gloves, the shortages are too much, needles, gloves we want to save lives, ...

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Parliament to reduce age of sexual consent to 12.

The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on health and child care is pushing to reduce the age of sexual consent from 16 to 12. Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Care last weekend were suggesting the age limit to be reduced to 12 triggering a massive verbal battle from women’s rights activists who are actually lobbying for the age to be pushed ...

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Fashion Fights Cancer Foundation hosts CanCare Festival

Fashion Fights Cancer Foundation will be hosting a CanCare Festival on the 27th of April at Burnside in Bulawayo. A lot of local musicians will be performing on the event and some from South Africa. In an interview with the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Fashion Fights Cancer Foundations Aisha DeBeer, she said the festival will help them to ...

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