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DNA results confirm Makore’s remaining bodyparts

The Zimbabwe Republic Police has released a statement confirming its contact with the late Tapiwa Makore’s family over the positive DNA results that came out confirming his matching remaining body parts. In a Press statement, the police said the DNA results for the jaw, tooth and limp found were a complete match to the seven year old’s ,”torso’‘. According to ...

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Chiredzi Statutory Instrument amended

Government has ammended the Chilonga statutory instrument 50 of 2021 following the alleged errors on the satement and public uproar. According to the new communal land notice, the passing of the announcement was done by minister of local government and public works and the purpose of the statutory instrument is to,”pave way for an irrigation scheme”. However, following the public ...

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Phase 2 Vaccination Programme kicks-off

Government has announced the beginning of Phase 2 of the National Covid- 19 Vaccination Programme encompassing of college and university lecturers and school teachers. According to the Ministry of Information, Government has been authorized by the Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe to use the 4 vaccines namely; Sinopharm, Sinovac (China),Covaxin (India) & Sputnik-V (Russia). This comes after Zimbabwe received more ...

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Zupco drivers are frontline workers: ED

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced that Zupco drivers must be included in the state funded vaccination programme as they are frontline workers. In a statement, President Mnangagwa assured the public that the Zupco staff would continue to take care of the national fleet while adhering to the WHO covid-19 health guidelines. “I expect ZUPCO as our national public transport carrier, ...

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Zimroads claim 13 in two separate Accidents

The Zimbabwe Republic Police has recorded fatalities in two separate road traffic accidents that claimed the lives of thirteen people(13) on the 5th of March,2021. According to the police, the first accident occured along the Harare-Mukumbura road at around 10am where a motorist driving a BMW struck and killed 6 people,all pedestrians. The second accident took place along the Mutare-Juliasdale ...

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India to donate Covid-19 vaccine

Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care, Constantino Chiwenga has announced that Zimbabwe will be receiving Covid 19 vaccine from India. In a media briefing, VP Chiwenga noted that government will be purchasing another set of doses for the vaccination program which was launched a week ago. VP Chiwenga added that this purchase would also cement the economic ...

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Mwanjali hangs shooters

Former Zimbabwe , CAPS United FC and Mamelodi Sundowns FC captain Method Mwanjali has retired from football. Mwanjali(38) said he is putting his football playing career to a stop to focus on a coaching career. “I would have wanted to leave my playing career on a high note. I wanted, at least, one more season but Covid-19 has made sure ...

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full 2021 school calendar out

Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has today released the school calendar for the entire year following the relaxation of lockdown measures by government. According to the ministry, the first term opens on March 15, 2021 for examination classes, and the rest of the classes a week later on, March 22 while paying attention to WHO health guidelines. The first ...

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US renews sanctions on Zimbabwe

United States President Joe Biden has issued a notice on the continuation of sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe in 2003, citing lack of reform in restoring democracy. In the notice, President Biden noted that the actions and policies of the Zimbabwe government are allegedly a threat to the US foreign policy and so the renewal of the sanctions for another year ...

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ZIMTA threatens ‘disrupting’ strike.

Government announced the reopening of school in phases while the Zimbabwe Teachers Union has threatened a strike until their conditions are met. This comes after the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education released school opening dates for both examination and all other classes on 15 and 22 March 2021. Meanwhile, teachers have been complaining on their incapacitation to report for ...

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