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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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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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